The Longhorns return nine starters on defense but the two they lose were their most important players in 2012. Here's an early defensive depth chart for Texas in 2013.
While having depth at quarterback is a good thing, Texas might have some issues with divisiveness in 2013 and beyond.
Case McCoy is a bit of a gambler. For the Longhorns to succeed, they need him to dial back on his chance-taking.
Texas was more physical with practice drills that pitted starters against each other on each side of the line and coaches turned up the intensity after a lackluster defensive effort against Baylor.
Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash needs more reps to become the established starter
The tectonic plates are moving in the right direction for Texas. With potentially 20 starters returning, the 2013 Longhorns could be stacked.
Taking a post-spring look at the projected defensive starters and reserves for the Texas Longhorns.
Taking a post-spring look at the projected offensive starters and reserves for the Texas Longhorns.
Texas had a decent look at what it has in the annual spring game, but the Longhorns also saw that depth still needs to be built.
While many of Texas' problems can be pinned on the failings of the 2009 recruiting class. The class' only senior starters -- Kenny Vaccaro and Alex Okafor -- are out to leave their legacy.
Texas has 17 returning starters in 2012. Not one of them is safe. As spring football starts, the Longhorns need the quarterback situation to improve.
In 2012, Texas will return nine starters but needs help at receiver and consistency at quarterback.
Texas Longhorns 2012 scholarship offensive depth chart
The departures of several seniors will give several 2012 recruits the chance to step up for the Longhorns.
With only two starters departing from Texas' offense, the young talent on the unit will have a chance at more success in 2012.
Texas went with David Ash for the entire game against Oklahoma State. For better and worse, it's his offense now.