In what could be the most risky initial video game conceivable, looking at there will be a new coaching team and new gamers sliding into starting roles all more than the discipline (specially at quarterback), the Longhorns host Louisiana on Sept. 4.
The Billy Napier coached Ragin’ Cajuns are one of the best, if not the very best Team of 5 workforce in the nation. Following ending 10-1 very last time, which include a gain in excess of Iowa Point out, the Ragin’ Cajuns are not only returning virtually all of their starters, but they also added multiple Electricity 5 transfers in the method.
Steve Sarkisian will not get a cupcake sport in Week 1 to usher in the Longhorns’ new tradition, but, alternatively, Texas will experience a Louisiana staff that will be nationally rated. It’s a matchup College or university Soccer News does not discover favorable: It predicted 21 of the best faculty soccer Team of 5 above Ability Five upsets.
The 7 days 1 matchup for the Longhorns and Ragin’ Cajuns was ranked No. 15.
Louisiana 31, Iowa Point out 14. Yeah, it truly did take place to get started the 2020 period – even if the rankings refused to admit the victory all year extensive – and the 2021 Ragin’ Cajuns come again loaded. This isn’t the layup the Steve Sarkisian era may well will need or want to kick items off.
Irrespective of who wins the commencing job at quarterback, or how large Texas is rated heading into the year, the Longhorns simply cannot neglect Louisiana. Sarkisian will search to split the curse of former Texas head coaches that had been not able to win their 1st video game.