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Now the Longhorns have to find a way to finish after taking No. 12 UCLA down to the wire in a 20-17 loss before 60, 479 at AT&T Stadium.
Coach Charlie Strong has laid down the law at Texas, which is trying to rebuild after going 30-21 from 2010-13. Coach Charlie Strong has laid down the law at Texas, which is trying to rebuild after going 30-21 from 2010-13.
The Texas offensive line doubled its starts in one game. The Longhorns enter this weekend's game with the same line that had started just five games before facing BYU, so the issue will continue to be their youth and inexperience.
Imagine buying your dream car. It has all the bells and whistles you can imagine, but just two weeks after you drive it off the lot, two of the tires are flat; the air conditioning breaks; the power windows stop working; the navigation screen burns out; and two of the speakers blow out.
Of course fans of the New England Patriots want to see their team play better than they did on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins . They want the Patriots to win the AFC East and march through the playoffs on the way to winning a fourth Super Bowl.
UT's Josh Turner and Jackson Jeffcoat react after Carrington Byndom stopped OU's Lacoltan Bester after a catch in the second quarter during the Red River Rivalry college football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners and the University of Texas Longhorns at the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman Texas needs all the help it can get right now, but one of its veteran defensive players still has his status in question.
Hi everyone! After all these months, the weekly 'Horns in the NFL' recap is back. Given the current situation with the program, it is going to be awhile before the Longhorns are back on the national stage, so it is good to have something to cheer for.
In Part 2 of our preview of the Texas Longhorns, we take a look at Texas' offense, where a number of key injuries and suspensions have left the offense looking for answers. If you want a good Texas perspective on the offense through the first two games, check out Wescott Eberts' post on Burnt Orange Nation .
The 12th-ranked UCLA Bruins hope to remain perfect on the young season, as they head to the Lone Star State to tangle with the Texas Longhorns on Saturday night. The game is being billed as the AdvoCare Cowboys Showdown, and will be played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.
Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley is listed as questionable for this Saturday's game against UCLA after suffering a head injury last week, the Longhorns announced Tuesday. In the latest blow to an offensive unit decimated by injuries, Shipley is being monitored by team medical personnel and is "day-to-day," according to offensive play-caller Shawn Watson.
Former Texas Longhorns and current Buffalo Bills wide receiver Marquise Goodwin is the subject of a Tuesday ESPN E:60 special that explores his unique relationship with his younger sister, Deja, who was born with cerebral palsy. One of the fastest players in the NFL and a world-class long-jumper who represented the United States in the 2012 London Olympics, Goodwin credits much of his success to Deja, who needs around-the-clock care and has been confined to a wheelchair for her entire life.
For the coverage and return units, those are typically the factors most associated with success on special teams and the Texas Longhorns haven't been finding much success in any of those facets through two games, all while the specialists also struggle. In the past, former head coach Mack Brown split up special teams duties among several coaches, but with the staff featuring a head coach and defensive coordinator who have both coached defensive backs during their respective careers, the job of special teams coach on the new staff fell to defensive backs coach Chris Vaughn .
In possessing the ball for less than 26 minutes against BYU and racking up only 258 total yards, the new Texas Longhorns offense often looked broken or at least completely unthreatening. Down three starters along the offensive line, with limited depth at tackle, wide receiver, and running back thanks to dismissals and suspensions, without the team's best and most experienced quarterback, play caller Shawn Watson is operating with a roster that looks entirely different from what he expected when he arrived in January.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 01:39 am
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