BYU.....very very big game for Mack

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  1. tex-n-chgo

    tex-n-chgo Well-Known Member
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    Another one of the "forks in the road" sorta game....MB cannot afford to lose this game...no way/no how. Forget all the other noise IMO...every single game leading up to OU are super critical for him and keeping the wolves at bay...he knows it as well as we do. OU speaks for itself, but he really needs to take an unbeaten team to Dallas...in a very very big way.

    Interesting level of pressure cuz it's huge on the HC.
     
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    Agree, he needs to win them all leading up to OU and take care of business in Dallas, no excuses!
     
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    How can this game make or break our season, so what if OU loses before we
    play them, does it mean that when they play us means nothing ? Stupid post.
     
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    Texas is going to kick the dog sh!t out of BYU. I wouldn't even be worried about this game.
     
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    I think every game is critical for Mack but from the way it sounds he will be back no matter what unless the wheels fall of like back in 2010.
     
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    I see where you are coming from but it's sad that a game against BYU is a very, very big game.

    Let's be honest, if BYU is a very, very big game, then every game is a very, very big game.
     
  7. tex-n-chgo

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    I would not wager on MBTF if he loses to OU...not to mention a Baylor or TCU....pressure will be beyond belief. Needs a Conference Championship this year IMO...regardless of how brazen he appears to be. Pressure cooker whether he acts like it is or not.
     
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    Yeh, unfortunately everything is about Mack. Mack undoubtedly agrees with that. Isn't it amazing that it's hard to have confidence against a team that just lost to freaking Virginia when you are The University of Texas. speaks for itself.....

    Mack looked stunned at halftime Saturday night.
    This post was edited on 9/3 3:47 PM by skylakehorn
     
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    Under any other AD I would agree with you guys. But with DD as Mack's AD, no worry. Mack's feeling no pressure at all except self imposed. He knows he can lose a game before OU then to OU and still is bullet proof. Even a loss to Baylor or TCU and he's not going anywhere. Ain't nepotism great.
     
  10. tex-n-chgo

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    Beyond the agony of seeing losses to an Ole Miss, OU and Baylor or TCU.....MBTF loses any of that combination and he's toast...period.

    DD ain't saving that ship fellas....take that to the bank and if he tried, he'd be shot just as quickly as MB.
     
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    DD no longer hires and fires coaches.
     
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    Very very big game? Every game is a big game. "Fork in the road"? Gimme a break.
     
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    I wouldn't put a lot into that loss to Virginia. It was in a pouring rainstorm and neither team could throw the ball. I'm not sure how good BYU is yet. They will be better than we think...
     
  14. jttexas05

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    If Mack Brown has BCS hopes, he's not making the BCS losing to freaking BYU.

    It's a very relevant post.
     
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    When Texas wins by 2-3 touchdowns the next game will be "the biggest ever" for Mack. Check back at the end of the year
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    I think it's a big game for Texas, but every game this season is big for the Horns. I don't think it's a big game for Mack. He's getting his paycheck no matter what. The 5-6 boosters holding the football program hostage still have several more goalpost moves in their pockets before we reach games that are "big for Mack" in terms of regular season record.

    Lose to BYU somehow? Now it's really about Ole Miss. Beat BYU and lose to Ole Miss? Now it's really about beating OU. Lose to some combination of those three (even if one is OU), it's really about winning ten games. Only win 8 games, it's really about winning a bowl game. So, while I hope I'm wrong, I don't see any situation that's big for Mack in terms of finally being held accountable unless Texas somehow goes 7-6 / 8-5 and loses a bowl game, which I really don't think is realistic barring a serious rash of injuries at QB or something. Maybe it happens, but I hope not.
     
  17. msuhorn

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    Based on that logic, the NMSU game was just as big or bigger.
     
  18. longhorn4444

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    Every game IS a very, very big game.
     
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    No, you speak for yourself.

    Let's be fair, there is a ton of reason to feel very confident Texas will whip BYU, and if you can't be excited about the play of the team in week 1, and acknowledge they have a chance to be very good, that's fine.

    However, the simple fact that BYU lost to Virginia should give you confidence, and if it doesn't let's face it...you're not being objective in your analysis.
     
  20. MR. COSELL

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    TBYU and Ole Miss have a 5% chance of beating Texas. I'm not sure why the entire offseason posters have been worried about this game. It's a nice warmup game, but nothing more.
     

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