The practice-time clock is ticking away on Texas' efforts to install a new no-huddle offense. That puts pressure on many a Longhorn to learn and adapt.
With a loss to TCU, Texas -- which had won four games in a row and had been contenders for a BCS bowl -- took a step back toward mediocrity in humiliating fashion.
Spring practice arrives with Texas needing to lay a solid foundation with its quarterbacks -- not just for next season, but beyond.
Jalen Overstreet can't ignore the assumptions that he's just a runner at quarterback. But he's ready to prove he can be a complete player for the Longhorns.
Now that Joe Bergeron has proven he can carry the load in the running game like Malcolm Brown can, Texas has a problem. But, it's a good one to have.
For fans of both teams, the tradition and memories add to the Red River Rivalry.