Found January 22, 2013 on
40 Acres Sports:
If you were to describe the perfect offensive lineman, it would sound something like this:
Around 6’6′ – 6’8″
Over 300 Pounds
Athletically built-not sloppy
Big enough to hold hid ground against the pass rush
Fast enough to get to the second level on run plays
Strong enough to pancake a defensive end
All these things can be said about the newest member of the 2013 Longhorn football team, Desmond Harrison. Harrison’s arrival can not come soon enough for a Texas team that desperately needs a dose of nastiness in the offensive line.
The time and effort that offensive line coach Stacy Searels and Offensive Coordinator Major Applewhite expended to land Harrison shows just how much of a priority solidifying the tackle position is for 2013. Having Desmond Harrison on campus makes EVERYONE better and here’s why:
Championship teams are built from the inside out-specifically the offensive line.
A strong offensive line extends drives: punts become field goals; field goal become touchdowns....
BEST OF MAXIM
We don't want Greg Davis back, but some of his ideas could help the Texas offense.
OK. I do not want Coach Davis to drive up to the Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletic Center and unpack his things. I do however want us to think of the concepts that Greg Davis learned on the job to help Texas make an impressive run to unprecedented glory on the 40 acres.
We saw how the offense sputtered...
The Longhorns are looking to continue stockpiling big bodies after Monday’s commitment by Desmond Harrison. Coach Stacy Searels is believed to be closing in on yet another top notch offensive line prospect: Irving High School Tackle, Rami Hammad. Hammad’s measurable are impressive: 6’5″ and 320 pounds. Hammad is ranked by Rivals as the 172nd prospect nationally, 28th at...
NORMAN, Okla. — In the second half the Sooners took command of an ugly game and ended their six-game losing streak to the Texas Longhorns with a 73-67 victory on Big Monday at Lloyd Noble Center.
With 6:58 remaining in the first half, Texas forward Jonathan Holmes left Monday's game against Oklahoma clutching his right hand.