CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

43 results for "major applewhite"

Page of 2
  1. Texas trying to turn it up on offense

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Back in Texas' halcyon days, when everything was fast, furious and -- here is the big one -- successful, the Longhorns averaged 74.5 plays per game. Back then (2007-09) the Longhorns had the talent to fit the scheme, the quarterba...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  2. Burnt Orange Breakdown: Daje Johnson

    Carter Strickland

    During the summer, HornsNation will analyze each of the scholarship players on the Texas roster -- excluding the Longhorns' 2013 recruiting class -- in our Burnt Orange Breakdown series. Starting with No. 1 Mike Davis, we will go through the roster n...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. Texas wants to use backs in passing game

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- When Texas was good, there was a versatility to its offense and the players within that offense. Specifically at running back. Those players weren't asked to just grab it and go. They were expected to be a part of the passing game...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  4. Longhorns making moves at quarterback

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- It was just December when, in a San Antonio hotel ballroom, Texas co-offensive coordinator Major Applewhite pivoted and positioned Jalen Overstreet across the carpet, running through the what-ifs and what-to-dos of what might be his ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  5. Longhorns working to correct special teams

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Seven games into the 2012 season, Texas thought it needed a shift in its coaching assignments. The kickoff coverage team, heralded in the first two weeks of the season for its stellar play, had gone stagnant in the eyes of the co...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  6. Texas RB Brown trying to find room to run

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Malcolm Brown wants to believe, once again, that there will be enough carries to go around this year. That very well could be true. Texas wants to move from running around 65 plays a game to up near 85. David Ash doesn't appear to...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  7. Texas spring takeaways: Ash's progress?

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas - David Ash wasn't up to speed. For that matter, neither was the rest of the Texas offense. It being the end of March instead of August neither had to be. Sure there were flashes of what this new Texas offense holds, times when the b...

    Blog | April 01, 2013
  8. Tyrone Swoopes shows off, could supplant Case McCoy as Texas' bac...

    Carter Strickland

    David Ash is Texas' starting quarterback, but freshman Tyrone Swoopes showed in the Orange-White scrimmage that he could supplant Case McCoy as Ash's backup.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  9. What to watch for in the Texas Longhorns football spring game

    Carter Strickland

    Amid great anticipation the Texas Longhorns will unveil their new up-tempo spread offense in Saturday's spring game, as much of the attention will be on quarterback David Ash.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  10. Texas Longhorns kicking game must overcome struggles, mediocre st...

    Carter Strickland

    The coaching staff decided to dive into the murky and rather deep waters of the Texas kicking game numbers during spring break. The goal was to break down where the breakdowns existed, then analyze those measurements and lend them the proper weight.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  11. Texas Longhorns drilling tempo and conditioning in spring practic...

    Carter Strickland

    The first test is at 6 a.m today. That's when Texas coaches will find out who did what during the 10-day break and who is capable of doing what during the next seven practices.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2013
  12. Texas Longhorns working toward offense implementation in spring f...

    Carter Strickland

    As the Texas Longhorns take a weeklong break in the middle of spring practice, here's an update on position battles.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2013
  13. Ash limits interceptions, shows maturity

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- David Ash has not thrown an interception in eight practices. Now, in the past that would be cause to strike up the Showband of the Southwest, fire Smokey the cannon a couple times and even suffer through a few too many playings of...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  14. Texas Longhorns receiver Kendall Sanders drawing raves spring pra...

    Carter Strickland

    Texas has one major opening on the offense in spring practice, and receivers Kendall Sanders, Cayleb Jones and Marcus Johnson are stepping up to try to take it.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  15. Lunch links: Applewhite addresses affair

    Carter Strickland

    Still here and still picking up the slack for the vacationing David Ubben, the hardest working man in the Big 12. Enough with the plaudits, here are the lunch links. Texas offensive coordinator Major Applewhite is using his past transgression as ...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  16. Connor Brewer surpassing Case McCoy for Texas Longhorns second te...

    Carter Strickland

    With so much change to its offense, it seems Texas should move on to a backup QB who best represents the future: Connor Brewer. But Mack Brown isn't convinced Texas or Brewer is ready, so Case McCoy's role will continue to muddy the waters.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013