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 — 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 — 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)
— Texas Baseball (@TexasBaseball) May 1, 2020
Volleyball coach Jerritt Elliott on Jamaal Charles vs. Nebraska (10/27/07)
— Texas Volleyball (@TexasVolleyball) May 1, 2020
Men’s tennis coach Bruce Berque on Quan Cosby vs. Ohio State (1/5/09)
— Texas Men's Tennis (@TexasMTN) May 1, 2020
Men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart on Keaontay Ingram vs. Utah (12/31/19)
— Texas Men's Basketball (@TexasMBB) May 1, 2020
Rowing coach Dave O’Neill on Jordan Shipley vs. Oklahoma (10/11/08)
— Texas Rowing (@TexasRowing) May 1, 2020
Women’s golf coach Ryan Murphy on Devin Duvernay vs. Texas Tech (11/29/19)
— Texas Women's Golf (@TexasWGolf) May 1, 2020
Women’s swimming and diving coach Carol Capitani on Vince Young vs. Ohio State (9/10/05)
— Texas Women's Swimming & Diving (@TexasWSD) May 1, 2020
Soccer coach Angela Kelly on Hunter Lawrence vs. Nebraska (12/5/09)
— Texas Soccer (@TexasSoccer) May 1, 2020
Softball coach Mike White on Samuel Cosmi vs. West Virginia (10/5/19)
— Texas Softball (@TexasSoftball) May 1, 2020
Women’s tennis coach Howard Joffe on Brandon Jones vs. Kansas State (11/9/19)
— Texas Women's Tennis (@TexasWTN) May 1, 2020
Men’s golf coach John Fields on Dusty Mangum vs. Michigan (1/1/05)
— Texas Men's Golf (@TexasMGolf) May 1, 2020
Diving coach Matt Scoggin on Sam Ehlinger vs. Oklahoma State (9/21/19)
— Texas Men's Swimming & Diving (@TexasMSD) May 1, 2020
Track and field coach Edrick Floréal on Marquise Goodwin vs. Oklahoma (10/17/09)
— Texas T&F/XC (@TexasTFXC) May 1, 2020
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.
Iconic: Coach Herman breaks down @VinceYoung10's historic run to seal the victory over USC and deliver Texas it's 4th National Championship. 🤘@CoachTomHerman#ThisIsTexas #HookEm #MyTexas pic.twitter.com/q0UhBK1fJI
— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) May 1, 2020
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