Defensively, much of the preseason attention has been focused on coordinator Will Muschamp's efforts to generate an honest pass rush from his front four as well as replacing three starters in the secondary. The perception the past two seasons, though, was that Texas' linebackers have been the unit's weakest link.
August 19, 2008
QB Colt McCoy busted loose for a 70-yard scoring jaunt while freshman WR Dan Buckner collected a long TD toss from No. 3 QB Sherrod Harris at the first scrimmage of Texas' season Wednesday. But did the offense really have the upper hand against Will Muschamp's defense?
August 13, 2008
Upon his arrival, defensive coordinator Will Muschamp was given a great deal of control over the Texas football program and he began instituting a new scheme, new drills and a new attitude. But will the changes brought by Muschamp result in a stronger defense in the fall? Can Muschamp, as he did at Auburn, bring the 'boom'?
April 3, 2008
Early Wednesday morning the Texas Longhorns got up and put on the pads for their first full-speed scrimmage on the season in Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium. Afterwards, offensive coordinator Greg Davis and defensive coordinator Duane Akina talked about what they saw from both their entrenched starters and up-and-comers battling for playing time.
August 15, 2007