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  1. Title criteria: How Texas stacks up

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Mack Brown has his own designs on what it takes to win the national title. And given that the Texas coach has been there and done it, his methods are hard to bring into question. But for those questioning just what criteria it wil...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  2. Texas' schedule sets Horns up for success

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- As is typically the case in the offseason, when there is more hype than hitting, Texas has fared well in number crunching -- ESPN Stats & Info has Texas projected to go 10-2 -- and educated guesses -- Phil Steele has the Longhorn...

    Blog | June 26, 2013
  3. Texas trying to turn it up on offense

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Back in Texas' halcyon days, when everything was fast, furious and -- here is the big one -- successful, the Longhorns averaged 74.5 plays per game. Back then (2007-09) the Longhorns had the talent to fit the scheme, the quarterba...

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  4. Texas plugging holes along offensive line

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The thin, burnt-orange offensive line that has broken apart and allowed Texas to be pushed from good to bad is supposed to be fixed this time around. Stacy Searels, who has long bemoaned the lack of talent, bodies and blocking abi...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  5. Longhorns making moves at quarterback

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- It was just December when, in a San Antonio hotel ballroom, Texas co-offensive coordinator Major Applewhite pivoted and positioned Jalen Overstreet across the carpet, running through the what-ifs and what-to-dos of what might be his ...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Longhorns working to correct special teams

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Seven games into the 2012 season, Texas thought it needed a shift in its coaching assignments. The kickoff coverage team, heralded in the first two weeks of the season for its stellar play, had gone stagnant in the eyes of the co...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  8. Kenny Vaccaro an example of Mack Brown, Texas Longhorns developin...

    Carter Strickland

    Kenny Vaccaro is the latest example of Mack Brown's staff developing a player without overwhelming recruiting accolades into a top NFL draft pick.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  9. Texas RB Brown trying to find room to run

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Malcolm Brown wants to believe, once again, that there will be enough carries to go around this year. That very well could be true. Texas wants to move from running around 65 plays a game to up near 85. David Ash doesn't appear to...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  10. Texas' 2014 recruiting start promising

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Welcome back, Texas. The recruiting world was, well, kind of boring without you. But now it is like old times. Here it is the middle of April and 15 recruits have already pledged to the burnt orange and white. The rest of the Big ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  11. How UT approaches the long, silent summer

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas' long spring and summer of discontent has arrived. Or should it be malcontent? After all, there has been quite a sampling of police blotter activity as of late. Oh wait, those transgressions occurred while the Longhorn playe...

    Blog | April 15, 2013
  12. Texas Longhorns defense football depth chart 2013

    Carter Strickland

    The Longhorns return nine starters on defense but the two they lose were their most important players in 2012. Here's an early defensive depth chart for Texas in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  13. Texas Longhorns offense football depth chart 2013

    Carter Strickland

    It will be months before Texas puts out a depth chart. Since no one wants to wait that long, Carter Strickland helps fans out with an early look at the Longhorns offense.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2013
  14. Texas spring takeaways: Swoopes' snaps

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Each and every time Mack Brown insisted Case McCoy was the backup quarterback this spring it made less and less sense. All the Texas coach had to do was take a few steps from his office over to the McCombs Business School and have...

    Blog | April 05, 2013
  15. 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
  16. Texas spring takeaways: Ash's progress?

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas - David Ash wasn't up to speed. For that matter, neither was the rest of the Texas offense. It being the end of March instead of August neither had to be. Sure there were flashes of what this new Texas offense holds, times when the b...

    Blog | April 01, 2013