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  1. TCU's Gary Patterson uses MWC stretch run to prepare for Big 12

    Jeff Caplan

    Gary Patterson gears TCU for Big 12 rigors with one more run at MWC title.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2011
  2. McCoy-Shipley ties run deep in Texas football

    Jeff Caplan

    Case McCoy and Jaxon Shipley are continuing their families' tradition at UT.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  3. Garrett Gilbert gets nod to start the opener

    Jeff Caplan

    At 9:50 Monday morning when Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown stepped up to the telephone for the Big 12's first coaches teleconference, he was not ready to put an end to the four-man quarterback race. He was apparently saving the anticipated news ...

    Blog | August 29, 2011
  4. Can Texas' QB shell game pay off?

    Jeff Caplan

    So, Mack Brown is supposed to be a TV star and pick a starting quarterback? For all the griping around the Big 12 about the potential harmful influence of the upcoming Longhorn Network (in partnership with ESPN), if the channel's late-night progra...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  5. MMQB: Struggling Texas offense in search mode

    Jeff Caplan

    Reverting back to the Colt McCoy offense and chucking the ball around isn't the answer to what woes the No. 21 Texas Longhorns, coach Mack Brown said Monday. "We were probably as much like last year on offense Saturday as we've been all year. In f...

    Blog | September 27, 2010
  6. Dallas pair look to shut down No. 5 Texas

    Jeff Caplan

    A year ago, the Texas Longhorns waltzed into Wyoming only to learn they had a football game on their hands. The 41-10 final doesn't do the Cowboys justice. It was 13-10 at the half. Now Wyoming comes to Austin to face No. 5 Texas Saturday night in...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  7. UT: How did Garrett Gilbert stack up?

    Jeff Caplan

    The No. 5 Texas Longhorns went into Saturday's opener with a game plan to run. The idea was to implement the mindset needed to be a physical, power rushing team as well as to ease the pressure on first-year starting quarterback Garrett Gilbert. Th...

    Blog | September 07, 2010
  8. How often will Horns run it vs. Rice?

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown has promised a scheme change that puts more emphasis on the rushing attack. Yet, in 2009, Texas averaged 36.6 carries a game and 39.1 carries in 2008. Hardly small rushing numbers. Those numbers, however, are wildl...

    Blog | September 02, 2010
  9. No. 6 TCU in position to make title run

    Jeff Caplan

    Coming off a first-ever BCS appearance and returning 19 starters, the TCU Horned Frogs begin the 2010 season ranked No. 6 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll released Saturday morning. It is the highest preseason ranking ever for the Frogs, who came ...

    Blog | August 21, 2010
  10. Sans Colt McCoy, UT hypes ground attack

    Jeff Caplan

    IRVING, Texas -- Former Texas Longhorns quarterback Colt McCoy left for the NFL as college football's all-time most accurate passer. He topped 70 percent completion rate as a junior and senior, so Texas' insistence on spreading the field and putting ...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  11. Horns lose title, find their next QB

    Jeff Caplan

    PASADENA, Calif. -- Texas was grooming true freshman quarterback Garrett Gilbert to take over next season for Colt McCoy, who leaves college football with more wins, 47, than any other quarterback before him. No amount of grooming could have prepared...

    Blog | January 08, 2010
  12. Texas QBs Colt McCoy, Garrett Gilbert endure rough, unexpected tr...

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas QBs Colt McCoy, Garrett Gilbert endure rough, unexpected transition.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2010
  13. Key to Texas-Alabama matchup in the BCS title game starts in the ...

    Jeff Caplan

    Key to the Texas-Alabama matchup in the BCS title game starts in the trenches.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2010
  14. Tre' Newton's ability to run ball key for Texas against Alabama i...

    Jeff Caplan

    Longhorns need running back Tre' Newton to carry some of Colt McCoy's burden.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2010
  15. "Pee-wee Herman" on verge of title

    Jeff Caplan

    Texas Longhorns offensive coordinator Greg Davis relayed a humorous story Tuesday about senior quarterback Colt McCoy when he was just a baby-faced, skinny newcomer to the Longhorns. "He's sitting in my office across the desk and he said I've just...

    Blog | January 05, 2010
  16. Real Longhorns, please stand up

    Jeff Caplan

    Of course the opponent has a lot to do with it, but the No. 2 Texas Longhorns (the second-ranked football team, not the second-ranked basketball team in action at JerryWorld Saturday) ended the season with two wild swings in production on each side o...

    Blog | December 17, 2009