Texas head coach Tom Herman talks with broadcaster Craig Way ahead of a signing day ceremony in Austin on Feb. 6, 2019. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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WATCH: Longhorn coaches turn to broadcasting during the My Texas Tailgate

Posted May 1st, 2020


On Friday, a bunch of the coaches in Texas’ athletic department got a new day job.

As part of the My Texas Tailgate celebration, UT had its coaches broadcast a play from a recent football game. Texas then posted those clips β€” which ranged from David Pierce’s call of the Justin Tucker kick against Texas A&M to Jerritt Elliott breaking down Jamaal Charles’ 86-yard dash through the Nebraska defense β€” on its teams’ Twitter pages.

Some of the coaches did their best to mimic longtime broadcaster Craig Way. Some put their own twist on the calls. Way even tweeted that he may need steal a line used on Friday by softball coach Mike White.


Baseball coach David Pierce on Justin Tucker vs. Texas A&M (11/24/11)

Volleyball coach Jerritt Elliott on Jamaal Charles vs. Nebraska (10/27/07)

Men’s tennis coach Bruce Berque on Quan Cosby vs. Ohio State (1/5/09)

Men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart on Keaontay Ingram vs. Utah (12/31/19)

Rowing coach Dave O’Neill on Jordan Shipley vs. Oklahoma (10/11/08)

Women’s golf coach Ryan Murphy on Devin Duvernay vs. Texas Tech (11/29/19)

Women’s swimming and diving coach Carol Capitani on Vince Young vs. Ohio State (9/10/05)

Soccer coach Angela Kelly on Hunter Lawrence vs. Nebraska (12/5/09)

Softball coach Mike White on Samuel Cosmi vs. West Virginia (10/5/19)

Women’s tennis coach Howard Joffe on Brandon Jones vs. Kansas State (11/9/19)

Men’s golf coach John Fields on Dusty Mangum vs. Michigan (1/1/05)

Diving coach Matt Scoggin on Sam Ehlinger vs. Oklahoma State (9/21/19)

Track and field coach Edrick FlorΓ©al on Marquise Goodwin vs. Oklahoma (10/17/09)

Texas left the calling of Vince Young’s memorable run in the 2006 Rose Bowl to the professionals. The football team, though, did release a 55-second video of head coach Tom Herman’s analysis of the championship-winning play.

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