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CougarCast: BYU vs Texas Preview

Tosh and Keith cover the Texas players and schemes, how BYU will adjust to Texas, and what to expect when the Cougars play their biggest game of the year. Plus, ten for Tosh, a reason to hate the Longhorns, Bronco's fireside talk title in Austin, and score predictions.

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It's the biggest game of the season for not just the Cougars, but for Texas as well.  Here's what is covered in this preview.

  • What's at stake? (1:35)
  • BYU and Texas' week 1 results and reaction (3:33)
  • Where and how to watch Saturday's game (4:48)
  • David Ash's injury and Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes (5:30)
  • Here is the Tyrone Swoopes video we referred to at (6:20)
  • Texas RBs Malcolm Brown and Johnathan Gray (8:06)
  • Texas WRs John Harris and Jaxon Shirley (8:38)
  • Texas C Dominic Espinosa injury and how it effects the Longhorn O-line (9:55)
  • Texas defense expectation (11:50)
  • Texas' frightening interior defensive linemen, DT Malcom Brown, Hassan Ridgeway, and Desmond Jackson.  They are very good. (12:54)
  • Keith doesn't think Texas is good offensively in the red zone and BYU fans should want Johnathan Gray rushes in short yardage scenarios instead of Malcolm Brown (16:36)
  • Are we sure that BYU linebackers can contain the edge? (18:40)
  • Tosh's fan hope:  How BYU wins (20:45)
  • BYU fans are afraid of backup QBs (22:57)
  • The clash in styles between Texas and BYU, who can control tempo? (25:00)
  • Texas liked using 2 TEs against North Texas, but they can't play 2 TEs with Tyrone Swoopes.  Swoopes won't take many snaps under center.  Swoopes as starter changes the Texas identity (27:20)
  • What is the biggest part of missing David Ash for the Texas offense? (30:10)
  • Fun stats about the Texas Defense (32:48)
  • Texas defense vs. BYU offense (33:41)
  • Taysom Hill's comfort level against UConn and downfield throwing (35:45)
  • What's the worst Taysom can play and BYU still have a chance at winning? (37:55)
  • BYU struggles when an opponent circles them on their schedule (39:26)
  • BYU special teams make us worried (41:45)
  • Ten for Tosh! (45:17)
  • Reason to hate the Texas Longhorns (54:36)
  • Bronco's fireside talk title (58:10)
  • Tosh's score prediction (1:00:20)
  • Keith's score prediction (1:00:55)
  • Unpredictable game, should be very interesting! (1:03:05)

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About The Show

2002 Daily Herald Utah County Name of the Year Award Winner Tosh Mackintosh and Keith Shirts are two friends who bond over BYU Sports.  Obsessed, passionate, and opinionated, they chop it up over BYU Hoops and Football.

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