Texas Longhorns fans are on the edge, and the latest attempt to placate a restless fan base is talk about the offensive tempo.
To whom much is given, much is expected, says one Texas fan. And it's hard to argue that point as Texas aims to get back into college football's top echelon on the field.
Texas hasn't been able to find a stable quarterback for its offense, or an offensive identity. If the Longhorns can't figure out either dilemma, 2013 isn't going to be much better than 2012 was.
Over the last two games, the Texas Longhorns defense has improved exponentially. But how much better can it get?
With West Virginia coming to town, the much-hyped Texas defense has a long way to go and a short time to get there.
With its conference opener at Oklahoma State, Texas can go a long way toward proving so much of the hype and potential around the Longhorns.
There wasn't much to learn from the spring game, but here is a 7-on-7 look at spring football
Rick Barnes is catching heat after another early tournament exit. He created the lofy expectations at Texas, and matching them will determine how hot his seat gets.