Head coach Tom Herman met with the media Wednesday to discuss the state of Texas football. The Longhorns are currently in the middle of their second bye week of the season — something the team desperately needed following their 37-27 loss to TCU and slew of injuries throughout the season.
The NCAA Board of Governors unanimously voted to “permit students participating in athletics the opportunity to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness in a manner consistent with the collegiate model,” according to a press release from the NCAA.
TCU fans stormed the field when the clock hit zero, leaving Texas with one question: What could have been? Not only what could have been on Saturday afternoon in Fort Worth, but what could this 2019 season have been?
The Longhorns didn’t play their best and as a result, dropped the TCU game after barely surviving against Kansas last week. Texas’ defense, which has been on pace to finish near the bottom in school history, once again wasn’t able to come through with stops when they were needed the most.
The Longhorns will be traveling back to the Dallas-Fort Worth area to face off against the TCU Horned Frogs this Saturday. With one loss in conference play to Oklahoma and a close win against Kansas, the Longhorns have entered do-or-die territory.
Several questions now surround the Longhorns, who will travel to face a TCU team boasting a star defensive tackle and a productive running back. Here are four Horned Frog players to watch this weekend against Texas: