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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.


Ep 102: Texas baseball coach David Pierce on College World Series journey, Craig Way, radio voice of the Longhorns

It’s a jam-packed episode as Texas baseball coach David Pierce discusses his team’s journey to the College World Series and its first-round matchup with Arkansas while Craig Way, the longtime radio voice of the Longhorns, gives his take on Texas’ chances in Omaha along with a look back and some of his best favorite moments calling Texas games over the years.


Ep 101: Austin super regional preview with Texas coach David Pierce, Tennessee Tech’s Matt Bragga

Hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls chat with Texas baseball coach David Pierce and Tennessee Tech’s Matt Bragga, whose teams meet this weekend in the Austin super regional with the winner advancing to the College World Series.


Ep 100: Best of On Second Thought, Texas Baseball coach David Pierce on regionals

In the centennial episode of On Second Thought Ced and Kirk revisit some notable moments in the podcast's history. Plus, Texas Baseball coach David Pierce previews the Austin NCAA Baseball Regional.


Ep 99: Author Armen Keteyian on Tiger Woods best seller

Acclaimed author/TV correspondent Armen Keteyian calls in to give some insight on his revealing book on Tiger Woods, co-authored with Jeff Benedict. Keteyian talks about the genesis of the project and gives us a peek behind the curtain at one of the most complicated athletes in sports history.


Ep 98: Chris Del Conte on the Tour of Texas and gambling, TCU baseball preview

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte gives some insight behind the Tour of Texas. Also, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls discuss the pros and cons of legalizing sports gambling and preview Texas baseball’s big weekend series against TCU.


Ep 97: Del Conte’s Texas facilities plan, Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen

Hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls discuss Chris Del Conte’s comments on the aging Texas athletic facilities and Houston Chronicle beat writer Jonathan Feigen previews the Western Conference finals between the top-seeded Houston Rockets and the defending champion Golden State Warriors.


Ep 96: Danny Davis, Orange-White game review, Spurs offseason concerns

Texas beat writer Danny Davis joins hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden. They take a look at the Orange-White Game that was and look ahead to Texas baseball’s final three Big 12 series. The guys also examine what the San Antonio Spurs are facing in an offseason of uncertainty (Gregg Popovich, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, etc.) and the Commission on College Basketball’s recommendations on banning cheat, hiring agents, and the end of the one-and-dones.


Ep 95: Longhorns spring football, SA Express-News’ Jeff McDonald on Kawhi Leonard

Hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden provide a Texas spring football primer, and veteran San Antonio Express-News Spurs beat writer Jeff McDonald gives update on murky situation looming with injured superstar Kawhi Leonard.


Ep 94: Houston sports with Statesman food critic Matthew Odam, Johnny Manziel’s comeback

Hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls welcome Statesman food critic Matthew Odam to the dungeon. Odam, a devout fan of the Houston Astros and Houston Rockets, talks about his love of H-town sports and is grilled on why he doesn’t share the hosts’ love of Rudy’s brisket. Also, Statesman college football writer Suzanne Halliburton gives some insight on Johnny Manziel’s comeback attempt along with a primer on Texas A&M football, which has its spring game Saturday.


Ep 93: Kirk Bohls from The Masters, Danny Davis on UT spring football, baseball

Co-host Kirk Bohls calls in from Augusta to preview The Masters and break down the title chances of the resurgent Tiger Woods and Texas ex Jordan Spieth. Plus, American-Statesman sports writer Danny Davis joins co-host Cedric Golden in the dungeon to update us on what’s happening with Texas spring football and the Longhorn baseball team, which enters an important Big 12 home series against Baylor.


Ep 92: Broadcaster Jim Nantz on Final Four and The Masters, Texas spring football, VY’s letter

Since Hall of Fame broadcaster Jim Nantz is calling the Final Four and The Masters over the next two weekends, On Second Thought podcast hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls invited him to this week’s Episode 92. The guys also discuss Texas spring football and Vince Young’s letter to his former head coach Jeff Fisher that went unopened.


Ep 91: Texas hoops review, Karen Aston on Sweet 16, Huston Street on Augie Garrido

Hosts Ced and Kirk put a bow on Shaka Smart’s third season at Texas. They also visit with women’s coach Karen Aston, who has her team in another Sweet 16, and Longhorn legend Huston Street, who shares his favorite Augie Garrido stories.


Ep 90: Shaka Smart on Nevada, UT hoops beat writers Brian Davis and Rick Cantu

In an expanded Episode 90 of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls ask guest Shaka Smart if he is still happy as the coach at the University of Texas. Friday’s first-round matchup against Nevada will be his 100th game at Texas. Smart is 50-49. The guys also discuss their brackets and break down the Longhorn matchups in the men’s and women’s game with basketball beat writers Brian Davis and Rick Cantu.


Ep 89 : Big 12 basketball, Horns at NFL Combine, Spring League CEO Brian Woods

Hosts Ced and Kirk discuss the upcoming NCAA Tournament for the Texas basketball teams and Ced speaks with former Texas football players Malik Jefferson, DeShon Elliott, Michael Dickson, and Holton Hill from the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Also, The Spring League founder Brian Woods discussing Johnny Manziel joining the four-team league which begins play on April 7 at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex, aka the Parmer Palace.


Ep 88: Texas’ must-win vs. WVA, Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram on the Cowboys

Hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls give their answers to the issues facing the NCAA amid the recent Yahoo report of players accepting illegal payments. They also preview Texas’ basketball’s must-win regular-season finale against West Virginia. Also, Fort Worth Star-Telegram Cowboys writer Clarence Hill weighs in on Jerry Jones’ feud with the NFL and Dallas’ draft needs as the NFL Scouting Combine gets under way in Indianapolis.


Ep 87: Former Longhorn LB Malik Jefferson on NFL Combine and decision to turn pro

Former Texas Longhorn linebacker Malik Jefferson, an All-Big 12 selection and Butkus Award finalist, discusses his preparation for the upcoming NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis and the tough decision to leave school one year early to turn pro. Hosts Kirk and Cedric also discuss the Texas women’s basketball team’s quest to close the gap between itself and Baylor in the league.


Ep 86: Texas baseball coach David Pierce, Shaka's struggles

Ced and Kirk visit with Texas baseball coach David Pierce. The Longhorns open the 2018 season Friday against Louisiana-Lafayette. The guys also examine Texas basketball teams that are headed in opposite directions.