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The Longhorn Republic gets excited about Bru McCoy

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The football team adds a blue chipper, while the basketball team loses its footing.

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A hotly-contested recruiting cycle saw Bru McCoy stay in California to play for the USC Trojans, but things changed quickly for the five star prospect. The departure of Kliff Kingsbury led to the elite athlete transferring and landing with the Texas Longhorns. What does the addition of McCoy do for Texas moving forward and what can fans expect moving forward? (2:14)

Texas basketball continued to struggle, as they dropped back-to-back games against TCU and Georgia to fall to 11-9 on the season. What has happened to the Longhorns and what, if anything, can Shaka Smart do to stop the bleeding? If he cannot, how much longer does the fourth-year coach have in Burnt Orange? (13:03)

This week’s Bang the Drum has Kyle looking at what Charles Omenihu’s success means to Texas moving forward, while Gerald tries to figure out Emmanuel Acho. (37:37)

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