The Texas offensive line, despite having four players who have started 90 percent of the games in the last two years and another tackle who started 11 of 13 in 2012, has not lived up to Mack Brown's recent high standard.
Texas has a stable of outstanding running backs, which is one of the reasons why Malcolm Brown is struggling to get carries since returning from injury.
Augie Garrido's baseball team always deals with heightened expectations. But in 2012, the Longhorns will do so while dealing with injuries and unproven pitchers.
After being an afterthought in the early season, Joe Bergeron had big games against Kansas and Texas Tech before being sidelined with a hamstring injury.
Texas' 2011 season certainly had its moments. These are some of the plays from the season that made the biggest impact
Blaine Irby spent nearly three years recovering from a terrible knee injury, but the tight end made an impact with his return in 2011.
Quarterback development and running back injuries plagued Bryan Harsin's first season as Texas' offensive coordinator.
Jaxon Shipley's return from a knee injury hopefully will give Texas' offense better balance and new life.
Texas' offense is built on running the ball, and without its top three rushers, the Longhorns' flaws were exposed in the loss to Missouri.
Breaking down the top five storylines going into the Missouri game.
Even with its leading rusher out with an injury, Texas' running game proved dominant again. The Longhorns ran past Texas Tech to become bowl eligible.
After rushing for just 36 yards against OU, Texas is looking to its offensive line to jumpstart the attack against Oklahoma State.