Football is less than two months away and Texas fans are wondering which players will have a breakout season in 2008, so Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger gives his preseason picks for team offensive and defensive MVP, Newcomers and Impact True Freshmen.
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'?
Spring football is here at last and Inside Texas is on the scene. IT takes you through the notable events and sights of the beginning of spring practice, including standout performances and who the current starters are.
February 22, 2008
Texas scrimmaged for the third -- and final -- time of the preseason Wednesday at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Now, coaches will finalize the Two-Deep chart and begin preparing for the season-opener against Arkansas State on Sept. 1.
August 22, 2007
The 2006 season was the best of times and worst of times for the Texas defense, posting the second-best run defense (61.2 ypg) and worst pass defense (236.2 ypg) in program history. But Co-Defensive Coordinator Duane Akina is convinced the Longhorn secondary will be significantly improved in 2007.
Texas kicks-off its 10th Spring Football season Friday under head coach Mack Brown. In Austin, The Departed is not just the title of a highly-nominated Hollywood blockbuster but is also descriptive of the Longhorn secondary and offensive line. In part one of our two-part look at Spring Football, we examine the offensive line and secondary.
February 22, 2007
Texas Tech ran 93 plays against Texas last season and, even with this year's time-shortened games, the Red Raiders will take 65+ snaps Saturday against the Horns. Does injury-riddled Texas have enough healthy bodies?
October 25, 2006
Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger had a chance to talk to future Longhorn players after the THSCA All-Star Game. Click the links below for interviews with RB Antwan Cobb, K Hunter Lawrence, CB Ken Beasley and FS Robert Joseph.