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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. What to watch for in the Texas Longhorns football spring game

    Carter Strickland

    Amid great anticipation the Texas Longhorns will unveil their new up-tempo spread offense in Saturday's spring game, as much of the attention will be on quarterback David Ash.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  4. Texas Longhorns receiver Kendall Sanders drawing raves spring pra...

    Carter Strickland

    Texas has one major opening on the offense in spring practice, and receivers Kendall Sanders, Cayleb Jones and Marcus Johnson are stepping up to try to take it.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  5. Three spring storylines: Special teams

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas heavily invested itself in special teams in 2012. The Longhorns, however, saw few returns. It was 81st in kickoff return defense. It was 37th in kickoff return yards, despite having an Olympian and another player, D.J. Mo...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  6. Position breakdown: Receiver

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- When last Texas unfurled four wide receivers with a quarterback who proved to be slightly more than adequate (Colt McCoy), six players caught 30 or more passes. Last season, with a quarterback not near the stature of McCoy but not...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  7. Stats to watch: Texas has experience in '13

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The offseason, especially around Texas these past few years, is typically fraught with worry, speculation and maybe even a smidge of hope. Everyone wants to know what will happen come fall. No one, despite consultations with tea l...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  8. HornsNation Tuesday mailbag

    Carter Strickland

    Carter Strickland opened up the HornsNation mailbag to answer some fans' questions. Matt (Newport, Ore.): In your opinion how good is the Class of 2014 i.e. Cannon, Watkins, Scott, Brown etc.? Is Texas a favorite with a lot of those top recruits? ...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  9. Texas looking for right return candidate

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The numbers don't add up for Texas. Not now, anyway. Not after the departure of Fozzy Whittaker. The senior was the one who carried the Texas return game despite only having 10 returns. Still, Whittaker accounted for 424 kic...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  10. Texas trying to find someone to get "wild"

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- For the first time in a long time, Texas football is soliciting applications. This is not an EOE thing. The right candidate has to be fast, have an eye for the hole, be a quick decision maker and have big play capability. In other...

    Blog | March 13, 2012
  11. Spring position review: Running backs

    Carter Strickland

    Mack Brown and Texas want balance when it comes to the offense. Since that is the case, Texas needs to start working on its quarterback situation because the running game is doing more than its share. When healthy, Malcolm Brown and Joe Berger...

    Blog | February 16, 2012
  12. Future is bright for Texas Longhorns as young talent returns to o...

    Carter Strickland

    With only two starters departing from Texas' offense, the young talent on the unit will have a chance at more success in 2012.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  13. Season Review: Wide receivers

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- To understand how dire the situation is for Texas at wide receiver, just look at the Longhorns' recruiting. Texas has commitments from four high school wide receivers in the class of 2012 with the biggest prize, Dorial Green-Beckh...

    Blog | December 07, 2011