This season there has been a concerted effort, both in the words chosen to describe the offense and plays for that offense, to achieve a symmetry between the run and the pass.
Bruising back Joe Bergeron, with a mindset that no one single opposing player will be able to bring him down, is working toward being a major catalyst for Texas' success this season.
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.
Texas' desire to open up its passing attack was tabeled in its opening-game win over Wyoming, which saw the Longhorns rely on a powerful running game.
HornsNation previews each team on the 2012 Texas schedule. Wyoming opens the season and will visit will a solid secondary and running game.