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WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls talk after Texas defeats TCU during Big 12 opener

Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls talk after Texas defeats TCU during Big 12 opener on September 24, 2018. Read More

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LISTEN: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 31, TCU 16

Statesman writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis, and Danny Davis discuss Texas’ 31-16 win over the TCU Horned Frogs. The Horns improved to 3-1 overall and opened Big 12 play with a win that snapped a four-game losing streak to the Frogs. Check it out.   … Read More

Cedric Golden

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Golden: Texas’ big win over TCU proves that with this team, it should all start with defense

Congratulations, Longhorn Nation. Your four-year TCU nightmare has finally come to an end. The Texas Longhorns just beat the Horned Frogs with a belly-rubbing, ball-hawking defense leading the way.   Todd Orlando’s pupils tackled in bunches. They played free-wheeling, aggressive football with no signs of that uncertainty we witnessed … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep: 111: Ex LSU coach Les Miles on Texas-TCU, acclaimed author Michael MacCambridge

In Episode 111 of the On Second Thought podcast, former LSU coach Les Miles joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and tackles a myriad topics, including Tom Herman’s rebuild at Texas, Nick Saban’s dominance and Miles’ desire to return to coaching. The guys also preview Texas’ showdown with TCU and … Read More

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Golden: A loss to TCU could still mean progress for Tom Herman and the Longhorns

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On what the TCU game Saturday means to the Longhorns: It’s possible for Texas to lose to TCU and still have made progress through the first four games. Frogs coach Gary Patterson … Read More

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Listen: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 37, USC 14

In Episode 3 of the Longhorns Unfiltered podcast, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden give you their thoughts on Texas’ huge 37-14 win over No. 22 Southern Cal and how the Horns can use it as fuel entering Saturday’s Big 12 opener against the TCU Horned Frogs.   … Read More

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Golden: Momentum? Fauxmentum? Whatever you call it, Texas had it and needs to build off it

Tom Herman believes the concept of momentum isn’t real. “It’s an illusion,” he has said on more than one occasion. Well, whatever the Longhorns got their hands on after overcoming an early 11-point deficit against No. 22 Southern Cal before a record crowd at Royal-Memorial Stadium on … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep. 110: UT legend Michael Griffin on Texas-USC, Jean-Jacques Taylor on Cowboys

In Episode 110 of the On Second Thought podcast, Texas legend Michael Griffin joins Kirk and Cedric and breaks down the Texas defense entering a big matchup against USC. He also discusses being inducted into the Texas Hall of Honor and his favorite moments as a Texas football player. Also, … Read More

Cedric Golden

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Golden: One year later, Sam Ehlinger is bigger, faster, more mature … but is he smarter?

Sam Ehlinger, one year later. Bigger. Stronger. Faster? But is he smarter? As the USC Trojans roll into the 512 this week, the roles have been reversed. This time, Ehlinger is now the grizzled old veteran of eight career starts while USC freshman JT Daniels will be making just his … Read More

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Golden: So you say Tom Herman is arrogant? So what.

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On the arrogance of Tom Herman: Tom Herman the Arrogant. Has a bit of a ring to it, huh? The Texas coach was asked at his Monday media availability about fans alleging that … Read More

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WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Are the 2018 Longhorns at a standstill?

Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls discuss Longhorns after Texas win against Tulsa. Read More

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Listen: Longhorns Unfiltered Ep 2: Reaction from Texas’ win over Tulsa

The Texas Longhorns led big at the half against Tulsa but had to hold on late for a 28-21 win. Cedric Golden, Brian Davis, and Brian Davis give their postgame reactions to the win and answer what it means to the Horns leading into their big matchup against USC Saturday. Read More

Cedric Golden

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Golden: Tom Herman is happy, but Texas’ win over Tulsa gave us questions, not answers

The name of the game is winning. But it was Tulsa. The Horns successfully put that Maryland experience in the rear view. But it was Tulsa.   Tom Herman’s status as a .500 coach at Texas thankfully lasted just one week. Because it was Tulsa. OK, Saturday night’s 28-21 … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep. 109: Texas’ desperation level pre-Tulsa, DMN’s Kevin Sherrington on the Dallas Cowboys, Aggies

In Episode 109 of the On Second Thought podcast, Dallas Morning News columnist Kevin Sherrington addresses Dallas’ attempts to trade for Texas ex Earl Thomas and gives his take on the state of Texas football. Hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden assess the desperation level on the Forty Acres entering … Read More

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Golden: It would make no sense for Tom Herman to bench starting QB Sam Ehlinger

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On why Tom Herman can’t bench starting QB Sam Ehlinger: Tom Herman threw his full support behind his starting quarterback while wearing different hats during his Monday media availability: head coach, … Read More

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Longhorns Unfiltered podcast Ep 1: Maryland 34, Texas 29

Columnists Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls join beat writers Brian Davis and Danny Davis to discuss what just happened in Landover. It’s a brand new sports podcast: Longhorns Unfiltered.   … Read More

Cedric Golden

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Golden: Texas’ defense will need to play at an elite level in 2018 to get some wins

LANDOVER, Md. — Bad start. Horrible ending. Here’s the worst part of becoming only the fifth FBS team to lose to Maryland since October 2016: For the Texas Longhorns to be better than they were last year, the defense will have to play close to perfect because this offense just … Read More

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Golden: Longhorns wake up with big second quarter

LANDOVER, Md. — “What was that?” It’s what Longhorn Nation had to be asking about 20 minutes in against Maryland. The 2018 college football season had started and the Texas Longhorns took a while to get off the team bus. Take away a nice 39-yard touchdown connection … Read More

Cedric Golden

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Golden: Will his Longhorns wake up and soar in Year 2 of Tom Herman?

Want to know why that Texas Bowl win over Missouri was so big for Tom Herman? There are several reasons, among them the intense desire to rid the program of the stench of three straight losing seasons, unprecedented in the modern era of Texas football. “The team came back from the bowl … Read More

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Golden: I hope Tom Herman’s right when he says his team is prepared for Maryland

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On what to expect Saturday versus Maryland: There’s something about a new Texas football season that gets the hype machine up and rolling. The Longhorns, ranked No. 23 in the Associated Press’ preseason … Read More