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.
Texas head coach Mack Brown said in the offseason that he wanted his special teams play to be the best in the nation, but the Longhorns have struggled to meet that standard.
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.
Even though Mack Brown likes to say all positions are up for grabs, most current Longhorns players have a firm grasp of the future.
After another season of flip-flopping and inconsistent play, Texas again faces another offseason with questions at QB
This offseason the Longhorns implemented an accountability program. Every workout, every drill, every meeting, every class, everything the players do is now measured.
It might be quarterback play, it might be the team's attitude, but after an offseason of speculation, Texas fans are ready for a real sign.
Texas opens its 2011 season against Rice. Here are the fivve top storylines going into the game.
Strickland: Despite recent turmoil, Texas still has hopefseason that featured coaching changes, a new network and changes to the Big 12 haven't slowed the hopes of Texa and its fans.