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On Second Thought Ep 97: Del Conte’s Texas facilities plan, Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen on Houston-Golden State

In Episode 97 of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls discuss Chris Del Conte’s comments on the aging Texas athletic facilities and Houston Chronicle beat writer Jonathan Feigen previews the Western Conference finals between the top-seeded Houston Rockets and the defending champion Golden State Warriors. Read More

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Golden: Texas offense looking up with addition of grad transfer Tre Watson

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On new Longhorn grad transfer RB Tre Watson: For those who are wondering if the Texas offense will be stuck in neutral for a second straight year, things are looking up. Coach … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: What impact will Garrett Wilson’s post-commitment words have on Texas recruiting?

Garrett Wilson respectfully gave Texas fans a view of how a national power from a decade past is viewed by a future star. Lake Travis’ five-star wideout committed to Ohio State on Sunday night, potentially giving the Buckeyes and coach Urban Meyer their most explosive receiving option … Read More

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Golden: Holton Hill has good chance of sticking with the Vikings as a free agent

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On a Longhorn not taken in the NFL draft: Former Horn Holton Hill was not one of the 256 names called over the weekend but he has a good chance to stick … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 96: Danny Davis on the Orange-White game; Spurs offseason concerns

In Episode 96 of the On Second Thought podcast, Texas beat writer Danny Davis joins hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden. They take a look at the Orange-White Game that was and look ahead to Texas baseball’s final three Big 12 series. The guys also examine what the San Antonio … Read More

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Golden: Lil’Jordan Humphrey, Collin Johnson will be gamebreakers for Texas in the fall

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On the Texas wide receivers: The Texas running attack should have no one excited. Daniel Young and Toneil Carter run hard but neither appear to be in that game-breaker category. So Longhorn … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Spring game shows that the quarterback position is still a process at Texas

Sam Ehlinger and Shane Buechele were OK on Saturday night. Both made some throws. Missed some others. To hope for one of them to become the next Vince Young or Colt McCoy? Not realistic. Doesn’t mean that one can’t become the leader that this Texas offense sorely needs. Neither lit … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 95: Breaking down Texas spring football; Express-News’ Jeff McDonald on Kawhi Leonard

In episode 95 of the “On Second Thought” podcast, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden provide a Texas spring football primer, and veteran San Antonio Express-News Spurs beat writer Jeff McDonald gives update on murky situation looming with injured superstar Kawhi Leonard.       … Read More

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Golden: Nothing wrong with dumping Godzillatron, spending $140 million on stadium renovation

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On the future DKR renovations: Even Godzillatron has a shelf life. The reality hit home last week with the revelation that Texas is planning to expand the south end zone of … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 94: Houston sports with Statesman food critic Matthew Odam, Johnny Manziel’s comeback

In Episode 94 of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls welcome Statesman food critic Matthew Odam to the dungeon. Odam, a devout fan of the Houston Astros and Houston Rockets, talks about his love of H-town sports and is grilled on why he doesn’t share … Read More

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Golden: Former players, coaches recount impact of Augie Garrido in their lives

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On the celebration of Augie Garrido’s life on Monday: The players. They were what Augie Garrido really cared about when it came to coaching the game he loved. The University of Texas … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 93: Kirk Bohls from the Masters, Danny Davis on Texas spring football, baseball

In Episode 93 of the On Second Thought podcast, Kirk Bohls calls in from Augusta to preview The Masters and break down the title chances of the resurgent Tiger Woods and Texas-ex Jordan Spieth. Plus, Danny Davis joins Cedric Golden in the dungeon to update us on what’s happening with … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 92: Broadcaster Jim Nantz on Final 4 and The Masters, Texas spring football, VY’s letter

Since Hall of Fame broadcaster Jim Nantz is calling the Final Four and The Masters over the next two weekends, On Second Thought podcast hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls invited him to the this week’s Episode 92. The guys also discuss Texas spring football and Vince Young’s letter to … Read More

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Golden: Jeff Fisher should apologize to Vince Young

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: Jeff Fisher should reciprocate apologies to Vince Young Two years after after he played his last NFL game, quarterback Vince Young sent former Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher a letter of … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 91: Texas hoops review, Karen Aston on Sweet 16, Huston Street on Augie

In Episode 91 of the On Second Thought podcast, Ced and Kirk put a bow on Shaka Smart’s third season at Texas. They also visit with women’s coach Karen Aston, who has her team in another Sweet 16, and Longhorn legend Huston Street, who shares his favorite Augie Garrido stories. Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Andrew Jones gives UT women extra inspiration

No one expected Maine to UMBC the Texas Longhorns on Saturday. The 83-54 final played out with little drama at the Erwin Center. The Horns opened the NCAA Tournament in impressive fashion and received an additional dose of inspiration at courtside. UT men’s basketball player Andrew Jones made his … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Longhorns still haven’t turned the corner under Shaka

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — As Shaka Smart addressed the Austin media outside a forlorn Texas locker room, a voice could be heard behind the pack of reporters. “Excuse me,” said a tearful Mo Bamba before he gathered his coach into his long arms for what seemed like 30 seconds. “It’s forever, … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Nevada’s Martin twins mean double dose of trouble for Texas

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Texas must avoid a twin killing in the first round. The offensively challenged Horns have Nevada brothers Caleb and Cody Martin circled on their priority list. Identical in look, age and size (6 feet, 7 inches, 205 pounds), the rangy twins are two cogs for a scoring … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Augie was a true original

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — There won’t be another. Augie Garrido wasn’t perfect. He wasn’t a man without sin. He lived. He loved. He enjoyed the ride. And we enjoyed the ride. College baseball’s Zen Master hung up his cleats Thursday morning. He left us at age 79, leaving a void in … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 90: Shaka Smart on his happiness at UT; men’s and women’s tourney preview

In an expanded Episode 90 of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls ask guest Shaka Smart if he is still happy as the coach at the University of Texas. Friday’s first-round matchup against Nevada will be his 100th game at Texas. Smart is 50-49. The … Read More