Josh and Noah finally figure out how to release an episode again just in time for the 2020 season to talk expectations, concerns, and what the standard for a successful season is in light of the global pandemic.
4th and 5 breaks down the Quinn Ewers effect. What does his commitment mean, what does he bring, and how can Texas maximize that. Then they breakdown what is going on in the 2021 class and which RB they'd take between Camar Wheaton and LJ Johnson. They then finish off by talking about which players have been standing out during fall practice for the Longhorns.
Josh and Noah talk about the commitments of the Brockermeyer twins to Alabama and how upset we should be towards Blake Brockermeyer for it. They also discuss where this leaves Tom Herman and Herb Hand after the biggest recruiting whiff Texas has had in a long, long time before talking about the COVID updates put out by the University as well as the response from interim president Jay Hartzell to the requests of the student athletes regarding the Eyes of Texas and more.
4th and 5 gives their thoughts on Texas' response to their student-athletes, breaks down the potential for an SEC-ACC-Big 12 alliance in 2020, and goes over every 2022 Texas player ranked in the Top 100 and where Texas stands with them.
4th and 5 discusses what the departure of Anthony Cook does for the DB room as well as how they think the CB, LB, and WR positions will shake out in the 2020 season.
Then they breakdown 2021 CB Jamier Johnson (as he gets set to commit on July 3rd) and a number of other 2021 Texas targets.
Josh and Noah check in and attempt to shake off the rust with another socially-distanced episode of The Fire Tom Herman Podcast. They discuss the goings on for the Longhorns this offseason including how the program is handling COVID-19 as they return for offseason workouts, the response and support for the ongoing civil unrest surrounding the BLM movement, and the narratives the national media has been pushing about Texas Football leading into the 2020 season.
4th and 5: Tackling Texas’ biggest recruiting issues for 2021 and The biggest issues for Mike Yurcich in the Fall
4th and 5 looks at Texas' issues in the 2021 cycle with OL and WRs. What is behind it and is it as bad as it looks?
Then they break down an interesting interview of Mike Yurcich and give their thoughts on what it means for the Longhorns as they head into the Summer camps.
Then they finish off talking about the Longhorns' response to the George Floyd protests and their lasting impact.
4th and 5 breaks down what Morice Blackwell and Jordan Thomas mean for the 2021 class, and what Jonathan Brooks would bring.
Then they discuss what is going on with the 2020 football season as California is pushing the NCAA to make a decision on when to start.