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Thoughts from the road: To Hoxie and back

Thoughts from the road: To Hoxie and back

Burnt Orange Beat hit the road last week headed to Arkansas to check out future Longhorn defensive tackle Derek Johnson and then onto Benton, KY to take in the prestigious Marshall County Hoopfest featuring a trio of future Longhorn hoopsters.

On Thursday, Burnt Orange Beat hit the road for a long trip that at first appearance looked to be a short flight from Houston to Memphis followed by an hour and a half drive to Hoxie and then a three hour drive through picturesque northeast Arkansas, a smidge of Missouri and then right on highway 80 and a cruise to Paducah, KY. As it turns out, there were no geographical limits to Thursday's...

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