Originally written July 19, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
Well kiddies, it’s almost the end of Big XII week here at Crystal Ball Run, and it wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t talk about the team everyone loves to hate: The Texas Longhorns. Ask many opposing fans, and that cash-printing, TV-network-owning, Texas A&M-push-out-the-dooring (ok, that last one is a stretch, both factually and in pun terminology) juggernaut down in Austin got a lot of what they deserved in 2011, with a second straight semi-disappointing season. Despite overhauling their staff and promising changes across the board, Texas was still a very un-Texas like 8-5 last year, putting their two year total since Colt McCoy left town in 2009 at just 13-12 overall. Should the Longhorns have another year like that in 2012, it might be time for Mack Brown to start pricing out condos in Del Boca Vista. Fortunately for Brown though (and unfortunately for South Florida realtors), if you look closely at things in Austin, you’ll see that this team and program are on the upswing, ...
PLAYERS: Colt McCoy
TEAMS: Texas Longhorns
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