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November 13, 2018 - Texas Tech Recap and Iowa State Preview

11/13/2018
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In spite of blowing a huge lead, the Texas Longhorns kept their hopes of a conference championship alive with a win over the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Sam Ehlinger was once again spectacular and Lil'Joran Humphrey had a monster game and benefitted from the absence of the injured Collin Johnson (3:04). Texas needs some help in order to make it into the conference title game, but first they must take on the Iowa State Cyclones (19:17). Can the Texas defense get it together to shut down the...

Duration:00:52:29

November 6, 2018 - WVU Reaction and Texas Tech Preview

11/6/2018
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In spite of an incredible outing from the offense, the Texas Longhorns couldn't hold off the West Virginia Mountaineers, to fall to 6-3 on the season. Quarterback Sam Ehlinger once again played an incredible game, and senior Tre Watson chipped in with his best performance of the year, so what went wrong against WVU (5:07)? Texas still has an opportunity to play for a Big 12 championship and the next hurdle they must overcome is the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Gerald and Kyle break down how Texas...

Duration:00:59:57

October 30, 2018 - Oklahoma State Reaction and West Virginia Preview

10/30/2018
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The Texas Longhorns fell into the trap and were unable to overcome their slow start, falling on the road to Oklahoma State 38-35. What happened to cause Texas to come out so flat, who needs to step up defensively, and we cannot look past the continued stellar play of quarterback Sam Ehlinger (3:00). With that in the rearview, Texas still has a chance to claim a Big 12 title with the West Virginia Mountaineers coming to town. Gerald and Kyle take a look at what it will take for Texas to take...

Duration:00:55:31

October 24, 2018 - Oklahoma State Preview and More!

10/24/2018
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The Texas Longhorns are coming out of a much-needed bye week monitoring the progress of quarterback Sam Ehlinger. How does Texas stack up against the Oklahoma State Cowboys, whether Ehlinger or backup Shane Buechele is at the helm (3:11). Gerald and Kyle take a moment to celebrate some well-deserved recognition for Caden Sterns and Kris Boyd, who were both named to the list of semi-finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award (21:29). A big topic of discussion is the status of older players and who...

Duration:00:59:39

October 16, 2018 - Baylor Reaction and the Remaining Five Weeks

10/16/2018
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The Texas Longhorns continue to roll, and managed to pull out a victory in spite of an injury to quarterback Sam Ehlinger. Kyle and Gerald discss how Shane Buechele performed in relief, what Keaontay Ingram showed on Saturday and how Collin Johnson has emerged as elite for the passing game (3:15). Then we once again welcome in Cody Daniel to discuss recruiting and where Texas stands with a few of the top prospects of the 2019 class (26:45). THen finally they look at how Texas can close the...

Duration:01:11:50

October 9, 2018 - Oklahoma Reaction and Baylor Preview

10/9/2018
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The Texas Longhorns once again found themselves victorious, this time knocking off the Oklahoma Sooners 48-45 off of the foot of freshman kicker, Cameron Dicker. Gerald and Kyle try to figure out how Sam Ehlinger keeps getting better, his connections with receiver LilJordan Humph and how Charles Omenihu spurs the defense onto better things (2:50). Then we look at whether or not this game against the Baylor Bears is a trap game, and how Texas should handle the big pair of receivers the Bears...

Duration:00:56:30

October 2, 2018 - Kansas State Recap and OU Preview

10/2/2018
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The Texas Longhorns continue their hot streak, topping the Kansas State Wildcats 19-14 in Manhattan. Gerald and Kyle look to the play of quarterback Sam Ehlinger, Charles Omenihu and Breckyn Hager for keys to success moving forward (2:58). Then they break down how Texas can manage to slow down Kyler Murray and the Oklahoma Sooners's offense Saturday at the Red River Showdown (21:43). As always, the close the show out by honoring Big Bertha and Bang the Drum (45:15). Kyle looks at Kyle Porter...

Duration:00:55:17

September 25, 2018 - TCU Reaction and Kansas State Preview

9/25/2018
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For the second week in a row, the Texas Longhorns managed to dismantle a ranked opponents, this week it was a 31-16 win over the TCU Horned Frogs. Kyle and Gerald take a look at the performance of two young standouts, Sam Ehlinger on offense and Caden Sterns on defense, as well as what Gary Johnson brings at the linebacker spot (2:50). Then we look forward for the scary road trip to Manhattan, KS as Texas takes on the Kansas State Wildcats. What will it take for the Longhorns to keep this...

Duration:01:05:07

September 18, 2018 - USC Reaction and TCU Preview

9/19/2018
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A cautious optimism gave way to a complete takedown of the USC Trojans, so Kyle and Gearld take a few minutes to celebrate what went right for the Texas Longhorns (4:24). They discuss the evolution of Sam Ehlinger's game, what Cameron Dicker's development means to the team, and fawn a bit over Caden Sterns and Anthony Wheeler. Texas hosted 60 recruits for the big matchup against USC, which means it's time for a recruiting breakdown with Cody Daniel. Cody talks about what new committment...

Duration:01:08:18

September 11, 2018 - Tulsa Reaction and USC Preview

9/11/2018
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After last week's diasppointment, Kyle and Gearld try to figure out what happened to allow the Tulsa Golden Hurricane to attempt a comeback (2:48). They discuss what Keontay Ingram and Tre Watson bring on the ground, how quarterback Sam Ehlinger progressed and whether or not this team can take a step foward this week. Then they look forward and try to figure out how the team can put together a win against USC (24:22), and look at the other sports happening on the 40 Acres (40:24). As always,...

Duration:00:54:11

September 4, 2018 - Maryland Reaction and Tulsa Preview

9/4/2018
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Just one week after expectations were at a record high, Kyle and Gearld come crashing down after the Texas Longhorns disappointing loss to the Maryland Terrapins (4:00). They discuss Sam Ehlinger's performance, what Collin Johnson and Lil'Jordan Humphrey's statistics, and why the coaching staff chose to go with Tre Watson over Keontay Ingram. They try to leave the past and look forward to Texas's tilt against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane (32:42), and look at the other sports happening on the...

Duration:00:49:09

August 28, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 50: Maryland Preview

8/28/2018
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It's finally here, the first preview episode of the 2018 season! Kyle and Gerald break down what they think of the new-look depth chart, how the Texas defense stacks up against a dangerous Maryland Terrapin offense and what Sam Ehlinger brings to the table at quarterback (11:55). They also take a look at who the Longhorns chose as their captains (3:56), break down what more attrition means (10:11) and take a look at volleyball and soccer as they start their seasons (49:25). Connect with the...

Duration:00:59:44

August 19, 2018 - Longhorn Republic Episode 49

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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

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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

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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 awards,...

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