With a home game this weekend, the Austin Longhorn Club held their lunch meeting today. Here are my notes.
First up to speak was Coach David McWilliams, who talked about his remembrances of the 1963 national championship football team. These comments, as always, should be considered paraphrasing.
They told me I only had three minutes, but I don’t know any coach that can finish a speech in three minutes.
1961 was the most talented team I was on. Instead of
The mood was a bit grim walking into the Frank Erwin Center today, after the embarrassment in Provo. Hook ‘Em worked the crowd, trying to discourage negativity, but he didn’t have a whole lot of success.
The scheduled speaker was originally to be Manny Diaz, but he obviously had to be replaced. While we would have received very interesting answers to our questions from Coach Diaz, they sent Major Applewhite instead.
I anticipated lots of hard questions for Coach Applewhite. …
Another of my favorite plays from Saturday’s Wyoming-Texas game was David Ash and Malcolm Brown running the statue of liberty play.
Malcolm takes it 31 yards to the Wyoming 10 yard line.
Bryan Harsin dialed up some trickeration in the Oklahoma State-Texas game this weekend, with David Ash handing off to Malcolm Brown on a Statue of Liberty play. Brown took it to the house, although I'm blocked by someone jumping up in front of me.
Heck of a fake, however.