Adjusting to a new offense along with a high-tempo philosophy will make spring practice especially interesting for Texas' offense.
While the Texas Longhorns did many things better on offense in 2012, inconsistencies and problems from 2011 returned and derailed the unit's development.
Case McCoy is a bit of a gambler. For the Longhorns to succeed, they need him to dial back on his chance-taking.
Texas' ills aren't gone, but a dominant win over Iowa State and recent improvements have renewed a since of hope for the Longhorns.
David Ash could have been looking over his shoulder after a subpar last few weeks. But Ash continued to work hard, leading to big results against Texas Tech.
Unlike the last couple of years, Texas didn't fade away this time in a big road win against Texas Tech, and this win could be a huge turning point for the young Longhorns
After two seasons of mediocrity, the Sooners are back to playing championship-caliber defense. The Oklahoma way. The Mike Stoops way, too.
Texas has ridden a diverse offense to 107 points its past two games, giving it the necessary firepower to deal with West Virginia this Saturday.
Texas made some big plays to prevail over Oklahoma State on Saturday, but there's plenty for the Longhorns to shore up before West Virginia arrives next weekend.
A combination of better line play, understanding of the offense and play-calling have Texas QB David Ash displaying better presence in the pocket.
With Big 12 play looming large in the distance, Texas and its quarterback need a jumpstart in making the big plays that conference competition will demand.
In a nod to his renewed effort to be the best, Texas junior receiver Mike Davis has changed his name, in theory -- and he wants to play well enough as "Magic Davis" to earn the right for fans to call him by that new name.
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
Big things were expected from Mike Davis after a breakout freshman year. Instead, Davis faced a sophomore slump. Now, focused and more technically sound, Davis is making magic again.
Texas Longhorns 2012 scholarship offensive depth chart
With only two starters departing from Texas' offense, the young talent on the unit will have a chance at more success in 2012.