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  1. Texas QB Swoopes defying all expectations

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The doubts about Tyrone Swoopes ever since his high school days at tiny Whitewright (Texas) High School weren't unreasonable. Swoopes was raw. Special tools. High ceiling. Reaching it would require extensive work and time. Wha...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  2. Baylor's Art Briles bests Texas' Charlie Strong in first chess ma...

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The chess match of Art Briles vs. Charlie Strong did not disappoint. The first meeting went to Baylor, by a decisive 28-7 margin. But the future bouts between college football's best offensive mind and one of its best defensive gu...

    Blog | October 04, 2014
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  4. Swoopes building on encouraging debut

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Before Tyrone Swoopes left the locker room Saturday night, in the moment after his first career start as the quarterback at Texas had ended in a 41-7 disappointment, Shawn Watson made sure to give him a necessary pep talk. A loss ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  5. No quick fix for Texas' true offensive issue

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas built its grand plan for 2014 around a downhill run game. We found out why on Saturday: This team simply cannot win without one. Charlie Strong will stew over this 41-7 loss to BYU because his defense didn't get the job done...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  6. Texas' Watson has shifted QB gears before

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The bad news for Texas quarterbacks coach Shawn Watson came early Sunday morning. The good news: He's handled this before. When David Ash called Texas' athletic trainers at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday to report headaches and dizziness,...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  7. Spring takeaways: Offensive mystery

    Max Olson

    Editor's note: This week we're taking a closer look at five key takeaways from Texas' spring practices and what they mean for the summer and beyond. AUSTIN, Texas -- With all the talk about culture change and the confusion over coordinators and th...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  8. Big 12 spring stars, Part 2

    Brandon Chatmon

    Spring football is coming to a close in the Big 12, with several players making a move in their respective programs and securing or improving their roles on the team. We reviewed the Big 12's stars of the spring by taking a closer look at their pre-s...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  9. Film review: Tyrone Swoopes' spring game

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Calling Texas quarterback Tyrone Swoopes' performance in the Orange-White spring game "inconsistent" or "up-and-down" doesn't suffice. It's too simplistic a summation of what was really a tale of two performances. So we reviewed t...

    Blog | April 23, 2014
  10. Spring game preview: Texas

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The first Texas football game of the Charlie Strong era will look a lot more like a practice. The Longhorns hit the field this weekend for the first time since Strong arrived. Even though fans can expect a more scrimmage-like appr...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  11. Take Two: Biggest threat to OU and Baylor?

    Jake Trotter

    It's Take Two Tuesday again, when we give our takes on a burning question in the league. Today's Take Two topic: Who has the best chance of jumping up and challenging Big 12 favorites Baylor and Oklahoma for the conference crown? Take 1: Max Ol...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  12. Strong: Watson 'final voice' of UT offense

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Charlie Strong finally put an end to all the confusion on Tuesday. Or did he? The great question is who exactly is responsible for calling the offensive plays at Texas, a topic that seemed fairly cut and dried when Strong first ad...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  13. Q&A: Texas OC Joe Wickline

    Max Olson

    After developing a reputation as one of the nation's top offensive line coaches in nine years at Oklahoma State, Joe Wickline decided the timing was finally right to make the big move. He had the opportunity before, after the 2010 season, when Mac...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  14. Meet the coaches: Wickline and Watson

    Max Olson

    This week, we're taking a closer look at the members of the new Texas coaching staff under Charlie Strong. The first part of our two-a-days series focuses on the leaders of the Longhorns' offense and what they'll bring to their respective position gr...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  15. Wickline building Texas offense on balance

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Balance is a boring word when used by a football coach, a simplistic summation of saying an offense can be anything and everything. It's common-sense coach talk, and it's a word Joe Wickline throws around liberally and insistently...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  16. Who to watch in spring: Tyrone Swoopes

    Max Olson

    Editor's note: This is the fifth and final part of a weeklong series taking a closer look at Texas players worth watching when the Longhorns begin spring practices in three weeks. You might be wondering why a series about Longhorns who need to thr...

    Blog | February 28, 2014
  17. Texas Longhorns approve contracts for football assistants

    The University of Texas Board of Regents has approved contracts for new football coach Charlie Strong's assistants.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014