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Culpepper's Commentary: Texas-Texas Tech

Mock shows heart, abilities in Tech game comeback

He was standing near the entrance to Section 29 on the east side of DKR-Memorial Stadium. He had on a green rain slicker and was wearing a Longhorn baseball cap. Approximately four hours earlier directly across the stadium from where he stood, his son <B>Chance Mock</B> had gone to <B>Mack Brown</B> and told the UT head coach it would be best to leave <B>Vince Young</B> at quarterback on the third possession of the game because Young was playing well and the Tech D couldn't handle his speed.

Sometimes players can coach themselves. In fact, Chance Mock has always been a competitor. Last season, when Brown and offensive coordinator Greg Davis had opportunities to put Chance into ballgames when the Longhorns were sitting on a lead, giving the then-junior QB needed experience, but declined to do so, Mock remained ready for his time to come. It never did, at least until garbage time in... Recommended Stories