Previewing the Texas spring game

I’ve always maintained you can learn a lot from spring games and I believe that’s why you often see -Smaller schools avoiding televising their game. -Star players held out as a precaution. -The ridiculous new “draft” format employed by teams like Michigan where they cross up their units and you can’t discern much about the … [Read more…]

Texas’ situation at safety

Currently the 1st team Longhorn safety lineup includes John Bonney, who started 11 games or so at cornerback between the last few seasons. That’s caused some degree of consternation amongst Texas fans who are convinced he’s a liability, or an indication that more talented players aren’t coming through. I have a different take, which I … [Read more…]

RB vs QB and the Citrus Bowl

At SB Nation I broke down the Citrus Bowl matchup, which I’ve characterized as basically being Lamar Jackson vs Derrius Guice. Check out that post for a glimpse of the big time battle between Dave Aranda and his LSU D vs Bobby Petrino and the option attack he installed for Lamar Jackson. I also discuss … [Read more…]

Welcome to the new home of SportsTreatise.com

I started up sportstreatise.blogspot.com back in 2014 to serve as a haven for the articles I was writing at SBNation.com, Football Study Hall, and Inside Texas but also to push some original content that centered around my interests in the Big 12, macro-level college football strategy, and macro-level trends across the world of sports in general. … [Read more…]