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  1. Five things learned about Texas' defense

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- To say the past month has been a crazy one for Texas' defense would probably be an understatement. Let's take a look back at what we know and what we still don't know after the first quarter of the Longhorns' season. Here are five...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  2. Robinson sees Texas defense progressing

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Greg Robinson can spend hours in the film room and at a dry erase board planning and scheming for opponents. That's the easy part, the job he's been doing for more than 30 years. But getting to know his own kids takes time. Enteri...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  3. Execution the issue for Longhorns line

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas - A group that has started a combined 134 career games still has plenty to learn. Lost amid one of the worst defensive performances in Texas history and the abrupt firing of Manny Diaz is the unmistakable fact Texas' offense still ha...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  4. Robinson tenure at Texas off to fast start

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Nearly 24 hours have passed since Texas announced the hiring of Greg Robinson as its new defensive coordinator, and to say they've been a whirlwind would be a severe understatement. Mack Brown made the call to Robinson early Sunda...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  5. Replacing Diaz a panic move for Texas

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Bringing Manny Diaz back was better than bringing in a stranger. That, in a nutshell, was Mack Brown's mentality this offseason when he opted to retain the maligned Diaz amid the worst defensive season in Texas history. He coul...

    Blog | September 08, 2013
  6. Texas recruits hanging with Longhorns

    William Wilkerson

    Being the Joneses has its perks. But when the Joneses can't live up to their own way of living, things can go awry very quickly. Manny Diaz found out just how quickly Sunday afternoon when he was relieved of his duties as Texas' defensive coo...

    Blog | September 08, 2013
  7. Planning for success: Texas Longhorns

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Maybe Texas players just love wearing those clean all-white uniforms. Why the Longhorns have been so good on the road in recent years can be explained by a variety of reasons. Most of them are valid. Texas is 52-15 in the past ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013
  8. Longhorns run defense passes first test

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The numbers Texas put up against the run Saturday in a 56-7 win over New Mexico probably satisfied defensive coordinator Manny Diaz. But one in particular got his attention after the game. Diaz looked over the stats and couldn't f...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  9. LB Edmond ready for big year

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Steve Edmond was big. But he wasn't strong. The reason why the Texas junior middle linebacker fell behind freshman backup Dalton Santos this spring was simple: He just didn't love the weight room enough. He was tipping the scales ...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  10. Quandre Diggs loving move to nickel back

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- If you understand how the Texas secondary operates, this is the best way to put it: Quandre Diggs is getting a promotion. Texas' new depth chart made official on Monday what had been talked about all summer long. Diggs will move o...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  11. Coaching the difference for Texas in 2013

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The talent on Texas' roster is supposed to be on par with Alabama. Seriously. Both schools have a total of 57 players on their 2013 rosters who earned four-star ratings from ESPN as recruits. Thanks in large part to its rec...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  12. Season Deciders: DE Jackson Jeffcoat

    Max Olson

    This is the fourth of a five-part series on Texas players with the potential to change the course of the Longhorns' 2013 season. The No. 2 player on this year's list: Senior defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat. AUSTIN, Texas -- Jackson Jeffcoat's senio...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  13. Defiant Longhorn defense ready to rebound

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The proverbial scab on Texas' defense still stings a little, at least when it's poked and prodded. There's an unmistakable hint of defiance that surfaces when Texas players are confronted with questions about their 2012 defense. T...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  14. Ranking Texas by position for 2013

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas has 19 starters returning, a two-deep no longer as shallow as the Pedernales River, a coach who has been pointing to this year during the tumult of the last two and a team that's been as high as No. 4 in some of the preseason ra...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  15. HornsNation Mailbag: Sharing the carries

    Sean Adams

    Every Friday, HornsNation's Sean Adams will answer questions from readers. Send him a question on Twitter here. Daniel Mendoza on Facebook: How are the carries going to be distributed among the RBs? A: While there is no perfect formula for how ...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  16. Question of the Week: Faith in Diaz

    HornsNation staff

    At some point in Oregon State's five-play, 47-yard drive, when all the plays were runs and yet another gap was missed by a linebacker, one had to wonder if things would ever change for the Texas defense under Manny Diaz. That the defense briefly d...

    Blog | June 13, 2013