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  1. All-time Texas draft superlatives

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Now that the picks in the inaugural all-time Texas draft are in, it is time to pick a few nits. And maybe a few superlatives as well. Here is the good and the bad of the draft. Best pick: Steve Worster, fullback, 1968-70: Sure the...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  2. Texas QB Ash in search of junior year bump

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- When it came to David Ash, Malcolm Brown's answer was no different than any other Texas player has given over the past several years when the quarterback question has come up. "Like Mike Davis said, he has a swagger about him now,...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. Position breakdown: Receiver

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- When last Texas unfurled four wide receivers with a quarterback who proved to be slightly more than adequate (Colt McCoy), six players caught 30 or more passes. Last season, with a quarterback not near the stature of McCoy but not...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  4. Texas recruiting misses: 2008

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Recruiting is all about choices. Some are good. Some are bad. And sometimes teams don't even get a chance to make a choice. Players just want to go elsewhere. With all that in mind, HornsNation decided to take a look at the top...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  5. Top Texas Longhorns sleepers

    Carter Strickland

    Looking back at Texas' recent recruiting hits on prospects who were rated low but had stellar careers: 1. Colt McCoy, quarterback, 2005: McCoy was a reach. He was a 6-foot quarterback from a small school, Jim Ned, who didn't have a big arm and was...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  6. QB David Ash's stats show improvement

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel was better than Texas' David Ash. The sky is blue. The Earth is round. Texas is an eight-win program. There, just wanted to go ahead and state all those obvious things right up top. Because what is n...

    Blog | December 24, 2012
  7. Texas QB situation back to square one

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas - Nearly three years after Colt McCoy left, Texas is looking up at square one. Oh sure, some -- those who get paid by donations, tickets sales, etc. -- will say Texas has two quarterbacks. But that statement implies either is reliab...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  8. 60 days, 60 stats: No. 8

    Carter Strickland

    Each day, as a countdown to fall camp opening Aug. 5, we are going to provide you with a number that was important in 2011 and let you know why it will be important in 2012. Odds are David Ash is going to equal or surpass his interception total o...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  9. 60 days, 60 stats: No. 17

    Carter Strickland

    Each day, as a countdown to fall camp opening Aug. 2, we are going to provide you with a number that was important in 2011 and let you know why it will be important in 2012. Malcolm Brown caught three passes in 2011. One of them gained positive...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  10. Five surprise recruits in Brown era

    Carter Strickland

    Texas doesn't have to take leaps of faith in recruiting. It gets what it wants. Well, it usually gets what it wants. But every so often, Texas will take a flyer. And every so often those players pay off. While HornsNation looks at 10 players th...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  11. Class Rewind: Mack Brown's 2006 class

    Carter Strickland

    Texas figured it had to have a quarterback in 2006. Sure, Colt McCoy had shown some flashes while redshirting in 2005. But at a slight 6-foot-1 and generous 180 pounds, could he hold up to the rigors of a Big 12 season? So Texas grabbed the bes...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  12. Class Rewind: Mack Brown's 2005 recruiting class

    Carter Strickland

    Ryan Perrilloux's name still draws hard looks and ire from the Texas faithful. He was supposed to be the next quarterback. The one after Vince Young. The one who would continue to build on the foundation that Mack Brown had laid at Texas. Throu...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  13. QB numbers don't add up for Texas

    Carter Strickland

    Colt McCoy might be to blame for all this. He was just too good, too consistent and stuck around too long. Four years is a long time in college football. Four years as a starting quarterback is an eternity. But that's what McCoy was for Texa...

    Blog | January 13, 2012
  14. Mack Brown deflecting QB criticism

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Mack Brown is preaching patience when it comes to his quarterbacks. And the Texas coach is trying to use the past as part of his lesson. "We cussed Vince Young around here for two years and he looked pretty good last night," Br...

    Blog | November 22, 2011
  15. Looking back at McCoy and ahead at conference realignment

    Carter Strickland

    So just how similar are Case and Colt McCoy? Well check out the stats from their first starts: In 2006 Colt was 12-of-19 for 178 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions. Case was 12-of-15 for 168 yards with two touchdowns and no inter...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  16. HornsNation: Case McCoy, Jaxon Shipley trying to fill big shoes f...

    Carter Strickland

    While the pressure of the family name is with Case McCoy and Jaxon Shipley, the duo is slowing trying to find their own path.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2011