Lorenzo Joe finds support in teammates, columnists talk to Bill Snyder on podcast

Posted October 6th, 2017


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Eyes on Texas: Lorenzo Joe strengthens his UT family

Senior receiver Lorenzo Joe learned of his brother’s passing last Tuesday and, with the support of his family, chose to stay with his team through the win over Iowa State. His teammates’ support may have been the best thing for him at the time. Joe was able to make his brother’s funeral on Saturday.

On Second Thought: Episode 74

This week, Austin American-Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden chat with Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder. The long-time coach will face the Longhorns on his 78th birthday and the columnists ask how long he will coach. Bohls and Golden also talk about a few issues the Texas offense is facing.

Kansas State coach Bill Snyder will face Texas on his 78th birthday. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Texas offense facing questions heading into Kansas State matchup

Who will lead the Longhorns in rushing this week? Will Collin Johnson get more targets? Will Texas stick with Shane Buechele no matter what? The Longhorns also need to address who will lead this offensive attack. With Connor Williams out with injury, the offensive leadership needs to come from somewhere.

Watching Texas football players committed to the Longhorns

Recruiting writer Mike Craven offers his Week 6 guide to tracking high school stars committed to Texas. This week, district play begins for most of them. B.J. Foster, a 5-star safety, and Angleton take on Victoria East in Angleton on Friday. Meanwhile, 4-star wide receiver Brennan Eagles and Alief Taylor travel to take on Pearland.

Four-star wide receiver Brennan Eagles committed to Texas in July. Mike Craven/

Texas sports notebook: Cross-country and soccer

Texas cross-country runners Alex Rogers and Sam Worley go way back. Both graduated from New Braunfels Canyon, two years apart. Rogers mentored the younger Worley when Worley was a freshman in high school and the rest is history. Now running for UT, the duo eyes the Big 12 meet near the end of October. On the soccer field, Texas goalkeeper Nicole Curry is looking to make history in Friday’s contest with TCU.

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