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  1. All-time Texas draft superlatives

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Now that the picks in the inaugural all-time Texas draft are in, it is time to pick a few nits. And maybe a few superlatives as well. Here is the good and the bad of the draft. Best pick: Steve Worster, fullback, 1968-70: Sure the...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Texas Longhorns offense adjusting tempo to be faster in 2013

    Carter Strickland

    This spring the Longhorns will pick up the pace, and their uptempo offense will have the advantage of upperclassmen learning it gradually in the offseason.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  4. Texas Longhorns fighting to keep top football recruits in state o...

    Carter Strickland

    The Longhorns used to have a fence around Texas, but now nearby programs are rising up, out-of-state powers are chiming in and conferences like the SEC and Pac-12 erode UT's turf.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  5. Texas Longhorns defense should see big overhaul

    Carter Strickland

    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.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  6. David Ash more comfortable vs. blitz

    Carter Strickland

    David Ash didn't know what was coming last year. As a result at times he didn't know what hit him. Or, for that matter, who to hit with the ball. In 2011, when faced with a blitz Ash completed just 52 percent of his passes and threw three picks...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  7. Aggies trounce Longhorns 12-4

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- In a series where Texas is supposed to care the most, the Longhorns appear to be doing anything but. For the second straight game, No. 9 took advantage of careless errors -- physical and mental -- from the No. 20 Longhorns to pick...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  8. Texas Longhorns Emmanuel Acho prepares for next step in NFL draft...

    Carter Strickland

    Emmanuel Acho is expected to become an NFL draft pick at some point this weekend. Once it happens, he'll take the next step in his career and carry his goals to a higher platform.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  9. UT not only Big 12 school with QB questions

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The Big 12 is supposed to be about quarterbacks and production. After all, over the past three NFL Drafts, only the SEC has produced as many picks as the Big 12. Both have six. The next closest -- Pac-12, ACC and Big 10 -- all hav...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  10. Recruit rankings not exact science but Texas Longhorns can pick t...

    Carter Strickland

    Even Nostradamus can't predict just how high school players will develop, but Texas has collected former ESPN 150 members and most have developed into contributors

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2012
  11. Texas Longhorns return to spring practice with questions to answe...

    Carter Strickland

    Texas returns to spring practice with two weeks to answer a few key questions.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2012
  12. Defense will picks its poison against Cal

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- It doesn't matter that Texas is winging its way to the West Coast to face a Pac-12 team that put the high in high-flying. So what if Cal coach Jeff Tedford has been the passing game guru that has put numerous quarterbacks into the N...

    Blog | December 26, 2011
  13. UT's backfield could be interesting in 2012

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Joe Bergeron goes about 230 and could add 15-20 more pounds without a problem. He is a punishing runner. He relishes the opportunity to go between the tackles. He knows how to pick up blocks in both the run and the passing game. A...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  14. Instant Analysis: Baylor 48, Texas 24

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Baylor, not exactly known for its defense, pressured Texas quarterback Case McCoy into four interceptions. Those picks bracketed halftime and allowed Baylor to outscore Texas 17-3. In all Texas had six turnovers, the last of tho...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  15. Instant Analysis: Kansas State 17, Texas 13

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Kansas State was able to rattle Texas quarterback David Ash, forcing him into two interceptions. The Wildcats turned those picks into 10 points as it held off a late Texas charge for its fourth straight win over the Longhorns. ...

    Blog | November 19, 2011