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Last season, starting in the conference home opener against Kansas State, junior quarterback David Ash was poised for a standout season.
Most Longhorn fans still remember the score to the infamous 2008 Red River Rivalry game that fell in former Texas quarterback Colt McCoy's favor: 45-35.
Fall camp is just about in the books, and the season starts Saturday for the Texas Longhorns, who are counting on big breakouts from their offseason stars.
Since a number of members of the 2012 class came in an played early for the Texas Longhorns , the number of freshman who played last season dropped and there won't likely be a lot of freshmen play this year.
Texas Longhorns assistant head coach for the offense/quarterbacks coach Shawn Watson met with the media on Tuesday to provide insight into where the offense stands heading into Saturday's season opener against the North Texas Mean Green .
The Texas Longhorns should have their leading returning receiver on Saturday in senior Jaxon Shipley , according to play caller Shawn Watson.
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."
Charlie Strong and his coaches won't be the only new guy running out the tunnel for the Texas Longhorns on Saturday night.
Five summer player dismissals, plus three ongoing suspensions, have cut into Texas' depth at RB, WR and DB for the season opener.
There will be plenty of stories within the story of the 2014 Texas Longhorns season, but here are three high-level themes which will have everyone's attention.
Did you know that TCU will play two quarterbacks in its season opener? Trevone Boykin , who has started 15 games the past two years, will split duties with Matt Joeckel , best remembered as Johnny Manziel 's backup at Texas A&M.
Our final triplets: Texas . David Ash, QB: Ended up finishing only one game last year, suffering a concussion in Week 2, missing Week 3, starting Week 4 but unable to come back after halftime, then missing the rest of the season.
While Florida State, Alabama, Oregon and other highly ranked teams will garner most of the attention this season, there are a number of coaches at new places who will also draw their fair share of scrutiny.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 03:07 am
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