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On Second Thought Ep. 203: Is Kansas Herman’s last game at Texas? Former players on the late Fred Akers

Texas Longhorns head coach Fred Akers talks to receiver Donnie Little on the field at Texas Memorial Stadium during the 1981 season. Akers passed away on Monday at the age of 82.

As the Texas football teams prepares for a football game that may not happen at Kansas, coach Tom Herman is left to wonder if he will still be the head coach come 2021.

On this week’s On Second Thought podcast, Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss the uncertainty surrounding Texas football due to COVID and coaching and are later joined by Longhorn greats Robert Brewer, Lawrence Sampleton and Tony Degrate, who pay tribute to their college coach Fred Akers, who passed away this week.