Longhorn Video Packed With Extras8 Feb, 2006 By: Erik Gruenwedel
The 2006 Rose Bowl touches down on DVD.
Live the Dream: The Texas Longhorns' Magical March to the 2005 National Championship streets Feb. 21 (DVD $19.99) from Hart Sharp Video.
Football fans can relive the Longhorns' dramatic comeback win against the University of Southern California Trojans Jan. 4 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
The DVD chronicles the Longhorns' return to the top of collegiate football with its fourth national title and first since 1970. The video opens with a description of the passion for football in Texas, from local high schools to the championship years under Texas coaching great Darrell Royal.
Live the Dream traces the Longhorns' perfect season, beginning with spring practice and summer workouts and extending through BCS Championship game week. It goes behind the scenes with Texas head coach Mack Brown and his staff as they devise game plans to win key matchups against Ohio State, Oklahoma, and Big 12 Championship game opponent Colorado.
The video showcases quarterback Vince Young's amazing season, including retrospective commentary from the consensus All-American, Maxwell Award winner and Davey O'Brien Award winner on his amazing game-winning performance against the Trojans.
The DVD also follows the build-up to the 2006 Rose Bowl, including the Longhorns' trip to Disneyland, the Lawry's Beef Bowl hospitality event, the players' bowling competitions at Lucky Strike, pre-game practices, media and press conferences, and other official activities surrounding Rose Bowl week.
Also included are a Vince Young touchdown montage, interviews with coaches and players, a University of Texas campus party featurette and 2005 season statistics and records.