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On Second Thought Ep 155: ESPN’s Holly Rowe on the state of Texas football

In Episode 155 of the On Second Thought podcast, ESPN sideline reporter and radio host Holly Rowe explains why she believes the Texas Longhorns could be headed for more trouble in the second half of the year and the injuries that have plagued this team of late. Hosts Kirk Bohls … Read More

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Golden: Is Texas football leadership in the right mental space?

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On what questions Tom Herman answered Monday: Contrary to popular belief in the ATX, the 2019 season isn’t over. Not even close. Despite the gut-wrenching fallout from the loss to Oklahoma, the … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: As Texas’ loss to Oklahoma shows, Ehlinger can’t do it all himself

  DALLAS — It was all on Sam Ehlinger. Sometimes that’s enough, but against bloodthirsty Oklahoma, the best tackle football player at the University of Texas can’t do it all himself. The Sooners pummeled the Longhorns quarterback all day long — nine sacks for minus-56 yards and a half-dozen … Read More

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LISTEN: Longhorns UnFiltered: Oklahoma 34, Texas 27

In the latest of installment of Longhorns UnFiltered, Statesman writers Danny Davis, Brian Davis, Kirk Bohls, and Cedric Golden discuss Texas’ 34-27 loss to the Oklahoma Sooners and what the Horns must do to bounce back in the second half of the season. The Horns dropped to 4-2 overall and … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 154: Texas legend Jordan Shipley and OU’s Dusty Dvoracek talk about Red River Rivalry

It’s Texas/OU weekend and on this week’s On Second Thought, Kirk and Cedric talk to legendary Texas wide receiver Jordan Shipley about the 2008 match up and his thoughts on the game. They also spend some time with former Oklahoma nose tackle Dusty Dvoracek chatting with him about those early … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Hurts will soon discover there’s nothing quite like a Texas-Oklahoma rivalry game

Long before he arrived on the Oklahoma campus, Jalen Hurts played in his share of rivalry games. But this one will be different. During his stellar career at Alabama, Hurts encountered the hated Auburn Tigers three times — twice as a starter and once as a backup, when he attempted … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 153: WVU coach Neal Brown on hosting Texas; Sam Ehlinger on paying college players

West Virginia coach Neal Brown joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden on Episode 153 of On Second Thought as his Mountaineers look to spring the upset over the visiting Texas Longhorns Saturday. The hosts also revisit Texas QB Sam Ehlinger’s stance on college players getting paid for their images … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 152: Coaching legend Bob Stoops on his book; Chronicle’s Joseph Duarte on D’Eriq King

In Episode 152 of the On Second Thought podcast, coaching legend Bob Stoops joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and discusses his storied career and his new book, No Excuses: the Making of a Head Coach. He also gives some insight on not being happy with Texas’ Mack Brown early … Read More

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Golden: No talk about Sam Ehlinger? It’s the ultimate compliment

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On Sam Ehlinger: You can always tell if a player has ascended to a level of greatness within a football program. All the proof one needed came after Texas’ conference-opening win Saturday … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 151: Can Texas stop OSU? Fox Sports’ Charles Davis on Cowboys-Dolphins

In Episode 151 of the On Second Thought podcast, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss if the Texas Longhorns can break Oklahoma State’s recent run of dominance in Austin and Fox Sports analyst Charles Davis previews Sunday’s Cowboys-Dolphins game and outlines the young quarterbacks dominating the NFL landscape. Also, NFL … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Shane Buechele is making some new memories with his 3-0 SMU Mustangs

DALLAS — Shane Buechele was far from perfect Saturday night, and that works well if the numbers add up favorably on the scoreboard. SMU’s graduate transfer quarterback brings confidence, experience and that extra bit of moxie that’s ideal for the position. He made big plays against Texas State. He also … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 150: ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit gives his thoughts on Texas’ playoff prospects after the loss to LSU

In Episode 150 of the On Second Thought podcast, ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit gives his thoughts on Texas’ playoff prospects after the loss to LSU. Kirk and Ced also preview the Texas-Rice game and examine the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans who opened the season on opposite ends … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Expect Texas’ Keaontay Ingram to bounce back after his LSU struggles

Rice will be easier. But Keaontay Ingram must put his last game in the rear-view. For Texas to start what it hopes to be a winning streak three games before the annual showdown against Oklahoma, No. 26 will have play like a No. 1 running back. He must play with … Read More

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LISTEN: Longhorns UnFiltered: LSU 45, Texas 38

The Texas Longhorns dropped their first loss of the year and it came in an offensive showcase. LSU took a 45-38 win in the top-10 showdown. In this week’s Longhorns UnFiltered, writers Kirk Bohls, Danny Davis, Brian Davis and Cedric Golden examine how the Horns came up short of … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: It’s time to put the DBU talk on the shelf; Texas just needs to get better on the back end

Enough with the DBU talk. The Texas Longorns have more important matters to handle. Like how to better cover good wideouts. Sixth-ranked LSU exposed some glaring weaknesses in the Texas secondary Saturday night, and it had nothing to do with tradition. LSU 45, Texas 38. One hour before kickoff, … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: For Texas to beat LSU, Ehlinger needs to be Slingin’ Sammy

Can Sam Ehlinger take out counterpart Joe Burrow in a good old-fashioned Wild West shootout in Austin? Can he raise the level of a running-depleted offense and deliver the biggest nonconference win of the Tom Herman era not with those tree-trunk thighs but with his arm? It might come to … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 149: Greg McElroy interview, Texas/LSU quarterbacks plus an NFL preview

In episode 149 of On Second Thought, Ced and Kirk interview Greg McElroy, talk Texas and LSU quarterbacks and make their predictions, plus they take a look at the NFL. Read More

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LISTEN: Longhorns UnFiltered: Texas 45, Louisiana Tech 14

Nearly eight months after that big Sugar Bowl win over Georgia, the Texas Longhorns showed they just might be back as QB Sam Ehlinger attested. Texas routed Louisiana Tech, 45-14, before 96,839 at Royal-Memorial Stadium. It sets up a top-10 showdown with LSU next Saturday. The Tigers routed Georgia Southern, … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: The season opener behind us, it’s time to start the Texas-LSU hype machine

Louisiana Tech did a great job of playing the role of speed bump in Texas’ season opener. Now the Horns are on to bigger game. Texas vs. LSU. Big 12 v.s SEC, the sequel. Game on. The last time these two conferences met, Bevo XV nearly had bulldog for dinner … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 148: Emmanuel Acho on Texas’ return to relevance; Ken Herman on Cedric Benson’s burial

In Episode 148 of the On Second Thought podcast, Texas ex and current ESPN football analyst Emmanuel Acho gives his take on Texas football on the national level and his picks for the College Football Playoff. Also Statesman columnist Ken Herman discusses the fallout from his polarizing piece which discussed … Read More