Tom Herman isn’t sure he’ll take over play-calling duties after Texas Bowl win

Texas coach Tom Herman finally discussed his decision to call plays in the Longhorns’ bowl game vs. Missouri last season.

During his press conference on Monday, the offensive-minded Herman said he missed calling plays and wanted to try to rejuvenate his team’s offense, per Austin American-Statesman reporter Brian Davis.

Texas beat Missouri 33-16, but it wasn’t because of some career day from either quarterback Shane Buechele or Sam Ehlinger.

Punter Michael Dickson, of course, was the team’s bowl MVP.

The win still provided a huge momentum boost for the program, even if it was only the Texas Bowl.

Herman went on to say he’s unsure if he’ll take over the team’s play-calling duties in 2018, per reporter Anwar Richardson. But it will be interesting to see how Texas’ offense does in Year 2 of the Tom Herman Era.

The Longhorns made a few strides in 2017 with close calls against Big 12 champion Oklahoma and Southern Cal, but they were nowhere near to the level the program expects.

Ehlinger and Buechele are likely to compete for the starting quarterback job again. Whoever gets the job, they’ll have a massive new left tackle for insurance with Rice graduate transfer Calvin Anderson committing to the Longhorns.

Herman also noted a few injuries, including an update on Buechele, during his press conference on Monday.

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