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Ep 122: Brian Davis on Shaka's struggles; FOX's Charles Davis on Kingsbury's hire, young NFL QBs

In a jam-packed Episode 122 of the On Second Thought podcast, Longhorns beat writer Brian Davis and hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls discuss what ails Texas basketball lately and if it is beyond repair. They also break down the controversy surrounding the NCAA's transfer rule. FOX NFL color analyst Charles Davis questions Arizona's hire of Kliff Kingsbury and projects the odds of young QBs Jared Goff and Patrick Mahomes beating Super Bowl winners Drew Brees and Tom Brady in this weekend's...


Ep 121: After Sugar Bowl win, will the Longhorns crack preseason Top 10 Plus Dallas Cowboys radio voice Brad Sham

In Episode 121 of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls examine Texas' chances of improving upon a huge season in 2019. Also, Dallas Cowboys play by play voice Brad Sham explains why the Cowboys have a good chance to upset the Los Angeles Rams in Saturday's playoff game.


Ep: 120 AJC's Mark Bradley answers: will Georgia be down in Sugar Bowl vs underdog Horns?

How much did the tough loss to Alabama in the SEC title game affect the Georgia Bulldogs? Has the door opened for the underdog Texas Longhorns to pull a Sugar Bowl upset. Atlanta Journal-Constitution columnist gives his perspective from the other side of the fence on this week's On Second Thought podcast. Hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls also discuss possible playoff injury replacements with Statesman fantasy league guru Cat Vasquez.


Ep: 119 ABC’s Todd Blackledge and coaching legend Barry Switzer on Texas-Oklahoma

In Episode 119 of the the On Second Thought podcast, ABC color analyst gives his take on Saturday’s Big 12 title clash between Texas and Oklahoma while coaching legend Barry Switzer breaks down Lincoln Riley’s coaching style and the problems with the Oklahoma defense.


Ep 118: Brian Davis on Texas-Iowa State, Houston Chronicle's John McClain on surging Texans

Texas beat writer Brian Davis breaks down the upcoming Iowa State game and gives his picks for First Team All-Big 12. Plus, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden find out from Houston Chronicle writer John McClain why the Houston Texans are one of the hottest teams in the NFL after an 0-3 start.


Ep 117: Horns visit Lubbock, Horns Down: fair or foul?

Hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls break down Texas' chances at Texas Tech Saturday, the beginning of Longhorn basketball season, the Horns down controversy and what lies ahead for the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans, teams headed in opposite directions.


Ep 116: WVU coach Dana Hologorsen on the Longhorns and the CFP

West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and discusses his team’s game at Texas Saturday. He also gives his take on the College Football Playoff format. The guys also assess the state of the Longhorns after that 38-35 loss at Oklahoma State and break down the flurry of trades in the NFL, including receivers Amari Cooper and Demaryius Thomas going to the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans, respectively.


Ep 115: Oklahoma’s Jenni Carlson on Oklahoma State’s upset chances against Texas

Oklahoman columnist Jenni Carlson breaks down the struggles of the Oklahoma State Cowboys who are out to upset the No. 6 Texas Longhorns in Stillwater Saturday. Also, Statesman fantasy football guru Cat Vasquez gives his breakout picks for the second half of the NFL season and examines the potential upside of the Dallas Cowboys trading for enigmatic wideout Amari Cooper.


Ep. 114: CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd on Texas and the CFP

CBSSports.com college football writer Dennis Dodd joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and discusses Texas’ chances to make it into the College Football playoff at season’s end. He also gives us his Heisman Trophy favorites and examines the possibility of expanding the current playoff format. Kirk and Ced also gauge the hot-seat status of Dallas’ Jason Garrett and Houston’s Bill O’Brien after the Cowboys’ 19-16 overtime loss in Houston.


Ep113: ESPN.com's Jake Trotter on Texas-OU, NFL Network's Jane Slater on Dez-Gate

ESPN.com college football writer Jake Trotter joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and recalls the story of Oklahoma's planted fake play script against Texas in 1999 and answers why the Horns have a great chance to spring the upset Saturday. Also, NFL Network reporter Jane Slater assesses the Dez Bryant situation in Dallas and the Cowboys' chances of winning the NFC East.


On Second Thought Episode 112: Texas legend Rod Babers’ concerns on K-State, Shaka’s hot seat

Longhorn legend and local sports talk personality Rod Babers give his unique take on the surging Texas Longhorns in Episode 112 of the On Second Thought podcast. Babers, the host of the popular sports talk show The Rodcast on 104.9 The Horn, tells hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls why the Texas Longhorns can’t look past a wounded Kansas State team, despite the Wildcats’ recent struggles. Kirk and Ced also assess the seat temperature level of two coaches of interest in the state: Texas...


Ep: 111: Ex LSU coach Les Miles on Texas-TCU, acclaimed author Michael MacCambridge

Former LSU coach Les Miles joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and tackles a myriad topics, including Tom Herman’s rebuild at Texas, Nick Saban’s dominance and Miles’ desire to return to coaching. The guys also preview Texas’ showdown with TCU and chat with acclaimed author Michael MacCambridge, who discusses the NFL’s hottest topics and the upcoming Dan Jenkins Excellence in Sportswriting award.


Ep 110: UT legend Michael Griffin on Texas -USC, Jean-Jacques Taylor on Cowboys

Texas legend Michael Griffin joins Kirk and Cedric and breaks down the Texas defense entering a big matchup against USC. He also discusses being inducted into the Texas Hall of Honor and his favorite moments as a Texas football player. Also, Dallas sports media personality Jean-Jacques Taylor gives his take on the shaky Dallas Cowboys with a huge test coming up Sunday night against the New York Giants.


Ep. 109: Texas’ desperation level pre-Tulsa, DMN’s Kevin Sherrington on the Dallas Cowboys, Aggies

Dallas Morning News columnist Kevin Sherrington addresses Dallas’ attempts to trade for Texas ex Earl Thomas and gives his take on the state of Texas football. Hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden assess the desperation level on the Forty Acres entering the Tulsa game plus forecast how Dallas and Houston will fare this season. They also give their Super Bowl, MVP, and Rookie of the Year picks.


Ep 108: Brett McMurphy on Ohio State domestic abuse scandal

Hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden talk to Stadium Network reporter Brett McMurphy about the explosive Ohio State scandal story that he personally broke and all the repercussions on that school, Urban Meyer and Texas’ Tom Herman. They also visit with Statesman beat reporter Suzanne Halliburton about the Big 12 football race and the Texas Aggies’ projections for this season and discuss how big the Longhorns’ opener with Maryland is on Saturday.


Ep 107: Kristi Scales on Dallas Cowboys, Cat Vasquez gives fantasy football tips

Veteran Dallas Cowboys sideline reporter Kristi Scales joins columnists Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls about her expectations for the team and raves about former Longhorn Connor Williams, and the Statesman’s Cat Vasquez offers his fantasy football tips for the upcoming season.


Ep 106: Brian Davis on Texas football’s camp concerns, Kevin Lyttle on MLS coming to Austin

Texas beat writer Brian Davis joins Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls to discuss his biggest concerns surrounding Texas football with the season opener coming up against Maryland on August 30. Plus he gives us a glimpse of what’s going on with Texas basketball entering Shaka Smart’s third year. Also, soccer beat writer Kevin Lyttle breaks down what happens next now that Austin has landed a MLS franchise.


Ep 105: SI writer Ben Reiter on his new book Astroball, Ced and Kirk preview Longhorn fall camp

Sports Illustrated senior writer Ben Reiter discusses his book Astroball: The New Way to Win It and how he correctly predicted in 2014 that the Houston Astros would win the 2017 World Series. Also, hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden break down Texas’ most critical non-quarterback issues going into fall camp.


Ep. 104: DeShon Elliott calls out Texas coaching staff, Big 12 Media Days Review

Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss DeShon Elliott’s flap with Tom Herman, the coach’s comment on his elite Longhorn players and the Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard trade to the Raptors. They also review the Big 12 Football Media Days and discuss the Spurs trade of all-star Kawhi Leonard to the Toronto Raptors.


Ep 103: Longhorn sports ‘on the upswing’

Hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden examine the last school year’s successes and failures for the Texas Longhorns. They also make their predictions for the upcoming Big 12 football race as well as the future homes of NBA stars LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard.