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Sonny Cumbie Hired, Oklahoma Instant Reaction | 23 Personnel Podcast – 183

Intro

Coaching Carousel – Sonny Cumbie Hired as OC

  • Matt Wells has hired Sonny Cumbie
    • Replacements?
      • Former Tech QBs?
        • Harrell and Riley and Cumbie
      • “Ties to Tech” a must-have?
      • Air Raid a must have?
  • Cumbie hired at Tech in 2009 as grad assistant; promoted to inside receivers coach by Tuberville in 2010; was interim OC in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl after Tuberville left (actually created and called the “Little People, Big World” play in the bowl game that Kingsbury later called to defeat Texas in Austin); Kingsbury promoted him to Co-OC in 2013; hired at TCU in 2014; interviewed for the UT OC job in 2016, TCU gave him a raise to become the highest paid OC in the country (at the time)
  • Supposedly, Gary Patterson limited Cumbie’s offensive playcalling to protect his defense
    • Not allowed to run as much hurry up, limited aggressive chance taking
    • What is the source on this? – TCU message board posters lol – ahh, there we go
  • His value of recruiting the state of Texas and developing QBs is well known

Basketball

  • Injury updates:
    • Update on McCullar – game time decision for tonight’s game vs OU
    • Update on the update – the decision was not to play him
  • Quick Game Recaps
  • Ad read 2 Manscaped 57:00, Betonline
  • KenPom has TTU at #10 (previously #8) – 12/22
  • Haslametrics has Tech at #8 (#5 previously – Baylor now at #1); KU now at 13 – 17 previous
  • Upcoming schedule
    • KenPom ratings
Team Adj Eff (rank) Adj O Adj D Adj T
Texas Tech +22.42 (10) 107.7 (55) 85.3 (1) 67.0 (334)
Dec 29 v I-WORD -19.35 (345) 91.3 (333) 110.6 (351) 69.4 (243)
Jan 2 v OkSt +16.27 (45) 107.3 (62) 91.1 (27) 73.7 (33)

 

  • Haslametrics projections – Tech 4-5 ATS
    • vs Kansas W 70.2 – 65.41 (L 58-57)
    • @ OU W 75.8 – 72.04 (W 69-67)
    • Vs Incarnate Word W 82.23 – 51.12
    • Vs OkSt W 73.87 – 62.02

Football

  • NSD Early Signing Day recap
  • Roster Updates:
    • Morgenstern announced intention to return in 2021; Schooler, Jeffers, Fields and Monroe also returning; still waiting on McPherson
    • Koontz is returning – announced today
    • Tech players transferring out
      • Eli Howard going pro; accepted invite to senior bowl
      • TJ Vasher
    • Players transferring in
      • Marquis Waters, safety, Duke; 6-1/200; was senior in 2020; 71 tackles, 7 TFLs, 7 PBU, a sack and an interception
      • Malik Dunlap, cornerback, NC State; 6-4/220; was RS sophomore in 2020
  • Transfer Portal
  • Tech will not accept bowl bid
  • Playoff Announced

What Did We Learn

Pizza leftovers in the air fryer are a game changer – esp the crust

Learning the Xbox universe

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