After a shaky performance in the spring game, the Texas Longhorns' defense does not have to be great, but it has to be fundamentally sound, tackle well and not give up the big play.
After another season of flip-flopping and inconsistent play, Texas again faces another offseason with questions at QB
Another loss to a ranked team, this time 42-24 to No. 6 Kansas State -- the fifth straight loss to the Wildcats -- makes Texas fans wonder if the Longhorns are any closer to being "back".
Texas Longhorns try and play for pride, heart and the future of the program against a Kansas State Wildcats team the Longhorns have not beaten in their last four tries.
Case McCoy is a bit of a gambler. For the Longhorns to succeed, they need him to dial back on his chance-taking.
Texas has talented individuals who want to succeed, but the team as a whole is lacking. All they can do now is try desperately to find their confidence.
Recruiting junior college players is no longer a get-rich-quick way of program-building, and the Longhorns could benefit from pursuing more juco players.
Texas Longhorns players still have hope, however cynical those outside the program appear to be after the inconsistent Longhorns had to rally to beat Kansas.
After watching Texas beat a bad Kansas team and celebrating afterward leaves columnist Sean Adams wondering just what do the Longhorns players expect.
The Texas Longhorns avoided what would have been a stunning upset to Kansas. However, the win did little to answer questions or calm concerns.
Texas head coach Mack Brown has faced most of the league's top offenses and has struggled. He wants to see how other team's do against them as the season moves on.
While this was supposed to be a measuring-stick season for Texas, that progress can be measured only in baby steps thus far, as the Longhorns still struggle against ranked competition.
Since the Red River Rivalry has involved Mack Brown and Bob Stoops, the team with the most rushing yards has almost always won. That could be a problem for Texas, which is ninth in rushing defense in the Big 12.
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