Texas coaches open up about the team and why they came to Texas

photo by Jose Mendez / Horns Illustrated

AUSTIN, Texas — A new era of Texas Longhorns Football has started and the team opened practice to fans at DKR Wednesday evening. Before practice head coach Steve Sarkisian's coordinators met with the media and fielded questions that provided a glimpse into the new era.

Steve Sarkisian after taking the head coaching position at Texas assembled a cohesive staff of football coaching juggernauts.

Defensive coordinator Pete Kwiatkowski (pronounced: quit-COW-ski) known and respected for building unstoppable defenses and players, offensive coordinator Kyle Flood last year built an offensive line that was given the Joe Moore Award as the nation's top offensive unit, and special teams coordinator Jeff Banks’ special teams at Alabama ranked ninth nationally in punt returns.

Listen to coaches share fine details about players and how summer sessions are progressing with just three weeks until Texas plays Louisiana on Sept 3 at DKR. Listen carefully to hear what is most revealing why each coach decided to come and coach at Texas.

This is the new era of football at Texas. It is the Steve Sarkisian era!

Here is a field level view of Wednesday's open practice at DKR with fans in the stands from Jose Mendez / Horns Illustrated


Terry Middleton

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