Texas made some big plays to prevail over Oklahoma State on Saturday, but there's plenty for the Longhorns to shore up before West Virginia arrives next weekend.
Texas will be without defensive tackle Brandon Moore, linebacker Jordan Hicks and kicker Anthony Fera for Saturday night's Oklahoma State game, the school said in a release Friday evening.
Underclassman Desmond Jackson has set the mark in toughening up Texas' defensive line, which is finally showing signs of the strength necessary to survive in the Big 12.
Against Oklahoma State, Texas has a chance to capitalize on winning the turnover battle, but D-coordinator Manny Diaz can't preach enough about players executing perfectly in order to do that.
A combination of better line play, understanding of the offense and play-calling have Texas QB David Ash displaying better presence in the pocket.
HornsNation is taking an look at Texas' 2012 schedule. Oklahoma State is riding a two-game winning streak over Texas but must replace Brandon Weeden and Justin Blackmon.
Texas used its running game successfully against Oklahoma State, especially Malcolm Brown. But when the Longhorns needed it most, they abandoned it.
Texas went with David Ash for the entire game against Oklahoma State. For better and worse, it's his offense now.
Breaking down the top five storylines going into the Oklahoma State game.
While Texas might have been humbled some by its loss to OU, rebuilding its psyche in time for Oklahoma State proves important.
After rushing for just 36 yards against OU, Texas is looking to its offensive line to jumpstart the attack against Oklahoma State.
Facing another potent passing game against Oklahoma State, Texas' secondary is focused on fundamentals.