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  1. Ranking Texas by position for 2013

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has 19 starters returning, a two-deep no longer as shallow as the Pedernales River, a coach who has been pointing to this year during the tumult of the last two and a team that's been as high as No. 4 in some of the preseason ra...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  2. Texas players prepared to shine in 2013

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Rare is the time when a coach singles out players from others. Football, after all, is a team sport. And Texas likes to take that concept to a new level. Take, for instance, any question about a quarterback from the two previous s...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  3. Burnt Orange Breakdown: Duke Thomas

    Carter Strickland

    During the summer, HornsNation will analyze each of the scholarship players on the Texas roster -- excluding the Longhorns' 2013 recruiting class -- in our Burnt Orange Breakdown series. Starting with No. 1 Mike Davis, we will go through the roster n...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  4. Frosh DB Davis could make instant impact

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Time and again over the past two years, Texas coach Mack Brown has been true to his word: The best players, no matter the age or experience level, will play. That has led to 34 true freshmen -- the most in FBS -- hitting the fiel...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  5. Texas spring takeaways: Edmond's future

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas has 19 starters back from last season. But when Texas gets back to work, all might not be in the same positions. Therein lies the luxury of having so many starters as well as having played 34 freshmen and sophomores over the...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  6. Texas spring takeaways: Thomas' position

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas - Mack Brown isn't quite sure what to do with Duke Thomas. Not just yet anyway. "We will just have to look at it and probably play him both ways in the fall," the Texas coach said. Last fall Thomas was at cornerback. In fact, Thom...

    Blog | April 03, 2013
  7. Tyrone Swoopes shows off, could supplant Case McCoy as Texas' bac...

    Carter Strickland

    David Ash is Texas' starting quarterback, but freshman Tyrone Swoopes showed in the Orange-White scrimmage that he could supplant Case McCoy as Ash's backup.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2013
  8. Position breakdown: Defensive back

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Duane Akina will spend most of the spring mix and matching. Given time, the Texas secondary coach likes to take his time before typecasting a certain player in a certain role. Ideally, Akina prefers to have every defensive back re...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  9. Will 2013 Texas class make early impact?

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Nobody has played more true freshmen than Texas over the past two years. Eighteen hit the field in 2011. Another 16 in 2012. In 2013, few teams will play less newcomers than the Longhorns. The simple fact is Texas, despite the ...

    Blog | December 22, 2012
  10. Missed tackles pile up for Longhorns

    Carter Strickland

    Kenny Vaccaro didn't care about the 66 points Texas scored. It was the 31 points that the defense gave up that was driving him crazy. "We had a lot of big plays but I think a lot of its gets canceled out by the big touchdowns we gave up," the T...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  11. Burnt Orange Breakdown: 21 Duke Thomas

    Carter Strickland

    Over the next two months, HornsNation, will analyze each of the scholarship players currently on the Texas roster. (The bulk of the 2012 class is not currently on the roster.) We will look at the player's past contributions, what he might do for Texa...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  12. Notes: Kickers struggle; no interceptions

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Forget about the Texas quarterbacks for just a second. OK, so it is nearly impossible. But just try. Because for all those sky-is-falling fans out there -- you know who you are and there are more of you than you might think -- the...

    Blog | March 03, 2012