Players win championships, and the NFL draft results of recent BCS champions reflects that. So Texas fans need concern themselves with only one thing: Do the Horns have the players to win?
Spread teams can have physical, successful rushing attacks. Texas' championships under Mack Brown have come from the spread. Sean Adams puts two and two together from there.
With top defenders Kenny Vaccarro and Alex Okafor gone, and the Longhorns coming off a bad year, Texas' defense looks at a major overhaul in 2013.
Over the last two games, the Texas Longhorns defense has improved exponentially. But how much better can it get?
Nick Watkins growth as a top 2014 cornerback prospect has come with the help of his father, a former NFL DB.
So their resumes are slightly different, but Texas TE commit Geoff Swaim has followed a similar under-the-radar path as NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers.
Sean Adams takes a look around Texas football and the college football world.
Many factors have shown why Texas went 13-12 over the last two years, but the most telling might be its NFL draft numbers.
The tight end position has been a hot commodity for college coaches. And for the class of 2013, no tight end in Texas is better than Durham Smythe.
Converted from wide receiver, Vincent Hobbs is still learning to be a tight end. He might just continue that education as a Longhorn.