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August 19, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 49

8/20/2018
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This week, Kyle and Gerald break down what they think of the 2018 edition of the Texas Longhorns. They look at the quarterback battle between Sam Ehlinger and Shane Buechele, what Calvin Anderson brings to the offensive line, and try to figure out how the defense stacks up against the 2017 edition. After a long previe, Gerald and Kyle close the show out by honoring Big Bertha as they bang the drum. Kyle celebrates the preseason success of Michael Dickson and Chris Warren III, while Gerald...

Duration:01:40:34

August 12, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 48

8/13/2018
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For the finale of our season preview series, we have the privilege of welcoming Andy Mitts of Rock Chalk Talk to give us a rundown of the Kansas Jayhawks (17:06). We also consider what injuries to key defensive players will do to the defensive rotation (3:47) and finally start to feel good about depth at running back (9:11). Finally, Gerald and Kyle close the show out by honoring Big Bertha as they bang the drum (1:05:43). Kyle finds another way to troll the Aggies, while Gerald shows his...

Duration:01:14:16

August 5, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 47

8/6/2018
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As we reach our penultimate season preview, Kyle and Gerald have the pleasure of welcoming Levi Stevenson, managing editor of Wide Right and Natty Light to preview the Iowa State Cyclones (17:29). Kyle and Gerald also breakdown what they would consider fair expectations for Texas Longhorns in 2018 (2:53), and give their thoughts on the latest comments from head coach Tom Herman (8:05). Finally, Gerald and Kyle close the show out by honoring Big Bertha as they bang the drum (1:01:00). Kyle...

Duration:01:08:41

July 30, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 46

7/30/2018
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We are five weeks away from the season, and this week Kyle and Gerald have the pleasure of welcoming Zach Mason, managing editor of Viva the Matadors, to the show to preview the Texas Tech Red Raiders (26:00). Kyle and Gerald also breakdown what the loss of Demarco Boyd means to the defense (3:53), look at whether Collin Johnson, Patrick Vahe, Kris Boyd and Gary Johnson have a shot to win end of the year awards (9:21), and break down the latest committments to the 2019 recruiting class...

Duration:01:00:10

July 23, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 45

7/23/2018
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This week Kyle and Gerald preview the West Virginia Mountaineers, with the help of Michael Miller, managing editor of The Smoking Musket (25:20). Before the interview, they discuss what Collin Johnson, Breckyn Hager, Gary Johnson and more being named to award watch lists means to the Texas program (4:03). They also take a look at Tom Herman's commens from Big 12 Media Days (14:22), and yet another potential trophy for Kody Clemens (19:53) Finally, Gerald and Kyle close the show out by...

Duration:01:03:54

July 16, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 44

7/16/2018
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It's the time of the year where the preseason awards and watch lists come out, so Kyle and Gerald look at what expectations are fair for the Texas Longhorns this season (2:55). Then, they welcome in Micah Allen of Cowboys Ride for Free to break down what the Oklahoma State Cowboys bring to the table for 2018 (13:45). Finally, Gerald and Kyle close the show out by honoring Big Bertha as they bang the drum (33:35). Kyle examines what it means that Texas is not taking a quarterback to Big 12...

Duration:00:39:52

July 10, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 43

7/10/2018
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This week, Kyle and Gerald continue their season preview as they welcome Kendall Kaut of Our Daily Bears to preview the Baylor Bears (4:10). Coming off of a big week of recruiting for the Texas Longhorns, we also welcome in Cody Daniel to break down what the new additions mean to the 2019 class and who's next for the Longhorns (24:30). Finally, Gerald and Kyle close the show out by honoring Big Bertha as they bang the drum (40:43). Kyle gives a parting shot to the Texas baseball team...

Duration:00:47:57

July 3, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 42

7/3/2018
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After a week off, Gerald and Kyle are back and ready to put a bow on the Texas Longhorns' baseball season (2:52). Then they continue their season preview series with two big interivews. First they welcome in Jon Morse from Bring on the Cats to break down the Kansas State Wildcats (12:53), and look at how KSU can reload on defense. To break down the Oklahoma Sooners, Kyle and Gerald speak with Jack Shields of Crimson and Cream Machine (36:35) to look at how the Sooners can replace Baker...

Duration:01:10:31

June 26, 2018 -Longhorn Republic Episode 41.5

6/26/2018
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Not an official show this week, we wanted to keep you in the loop on why we took a break this week and to update you on our season preview series. Thank you so much for subscribing and we'll be back at it again next week!

Duration:00:03:10

June 19, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 41

6/19/2018
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In a massive pivot from a week ago, Gerald and Kyle open the show lamenting the Texas Longhorns' performance in their opening game of the College World Series against the Arkansas Razorbacks (2:39). Continuing their 2018 football season preview, they welcome in Melissa Triebwasser of Frogs of War to preview the TCU Horned Frogs for the kickoff to conference play. She gives insight on Shawn Robinson, Darius Anderson, and the ongoing conflict between In-N-Out and Whataburger (10:59)....

Duration:00:53:27

June 12, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 40

6/12/2018
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This week, Kyle and Gerald are celebrating the bat of Kody Clemens as the Texas Longhorns are headed to Omaha for the College World Series. They break down how Texas beat the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and what this momentum means for the next phase of the postseason (3:05). Next, Tyler Gross of Underdog Dynasty joins the show to give a preview of the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (14:35) to check off Week 2 of Texas's schedule. Matthew Lowry of Conquest Chronicles also took some time out to...

Duration:01:00:30

May 28, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 38

5/28/2018
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This week's episode starts our summer season preview series, as Kyle and Gerald welcome Jared Goldstein, managing editor at Testudo Times, to discuss what Texas fans can expect from the Maryland Terrapins in 2018 (2:40). Kyle and Gerald then break down what the return of Kerwin Roach II means for the Texas rotation next season (38:54), before closing the show out by honoring Big Bertha as they bang the drum (45:20). Kyle gets excited about the guarantee of another Longhorn NBA champion,...

Duration:00:53:05

May 21, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 37

5/21/2018
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After predicting a conference championship a week ago, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter look at how Texas managed to turn around a rocky start to its season, and how important a NCAA Regional is to this team (2:46). Then they look at Texas's newly-scheduled home-and-home series against the Alabama Crimson Tide, and discuss which of the big non-conference matchups they are the most excited about (19:39). As always, they close the show honoring Big Bertha and they Bang the Drum (36:27)....

Duration:00:46:57

May 14, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 36

5/15/2018
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In this week’s Longhorn Republic, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter take the time to look at the Texas Longhorns' chances to host a Regional and how they can set themselves up for a fortuitious start to the NCAA Tournament (3:13). The Texas football team picked up a major committment (11:13), from tight end Brayden Liebrock. Does this player have the capacity to be the next great Longhorn tight end. As always, they close the show honoring Big Bertha and they Bang the Drum (21:50). Kyle...

Duration:00:34:34

May 7, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 35

5/7/2018
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In this week’s Longhorn Republic, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter take a look at a successful week of Texas baseball, featuring a walk-off grand slam and upsetting the No. 9 Texas Tech Red Raiders. Then they look at what the addition of graduate transfer running back Tre Watson does for the ground game in 2018 (15:58), and what the committment of Courtney Ramey does for the guard position on the hardwood (24:35). As always, they close the show honoring Big Bertha and they Bang the Drum...

Duration:00:42:54

April 30, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 34

4/30/2018
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In this week’s Longhorn Republic, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter look at where Connor Williams, Malik Jefferson, DeShon Elliott and Poona Ford all fit in with their new NFL teams (3:45). Next they break down what happened to the Texas baseball team after a tough weekend loss, and what they can to do to set themselves up for success in the postseason (19:30). As always, they close the show honoring Big Bertha and they Bang the Drum (27:26). Kyle processes through a return to the...

Duration:00:33:40

April 23, 2018 -Longhorn Republic Episode 33

4/23/2018
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In this week’s Longhorn Republic, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter break down the Texas Spring game, as they try to make sense of whether Sam Ehlinger or Shane Buechele will be the guy next year. The also look at the impact that Calvin Anderson can have on the offensive line, and how Lil'Jordan Humphrey and Collin Johnson can make a name for themselves next season. Then they applaud a great stretch of baseball from the Longhorns (45:03), and celebrate two women's conference...

Duration:00:59:59

April 16, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 32

4/16/2018
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In this week’s Longhorn Republic, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter Kyle Crabbs of NTDScouting.com to look at what Texas fans should expect in the 2018 NFL Draft. Kyle gives insight on what makes Connor Williams such a special prospect, what Malik Jefferson can do to become a major contributor, and why he has Baker Mayfield as his top quarterback on the board. As always, they close the show honoring Big Bertha and they Bang the Drum (41:02). Kyle sends congratulations to Ariel Atkins for...

Duration:00:45:46

April 9, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 31

4/9/2018
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In this week's Longhorn Republic, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter talk about what the injuries to Tristian Houston and Cameron Townsend do for the Texas running game, and the difference a revamped blocking scheme can make for the offense (2:29). Then they break down how the Texas baseball team managed to string together five wins this week to right the ship in Big 12 play (13:48). As always, they close the show honoring Big Bertha and they Bang the Drum (22:15). Kyle celebrates the...

Duration:00:30:32

April 2, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 30

4/3/2018
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In this week's Longhorn Republic, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter break down which Texas players helped themselves big time at Texas's annual Pro Day (2:35) and why teams should stop sleeping on Poona Ford. Then they look at the next set of names that are exiting the Texas program, with Eric Davis, Jr. and Kerwin Roach II setting their eyes on the NBA, while James Banks explores the transfer market (13:12). As always, they close the show honoring Big Bertha and they Bang the Drum...

Duration:00:36:01