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.
When Oklahoma's new Big 12 schedule first came out, most everyone pointed to a rigid November stretch. But in reality, the three-game stretch that will determine whether the Sooners are contenders or pretenders begins this weekend.
This was not supposed to be the same Oklahoma Sooners offense that fell apart without Ryan Broyles late in 2011. Turned out, the Sooners still have a ways to go, as evidenced by the poor showing against UTEP.
Michigan's policy of commitments not being permitted to visit other programs once they've pledged to the Wolverines is a lesson in how a program can assure prospects are certain and unwavering in their decision.