Texas sets wide receivers and running backs

August, 25, 2008
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Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

Texas coach Mack Brown released his depth chart for Saturday's game against Florida Atlantic. The Longhorns' biggest questions at running back and wide receiver remained unsettled after the announcement at his press conference.

At running back, sophomore Vondrell McGee is coupled with senior Chris Ogbonnaya, listed as an "or" on the depth chart for the starting job. Redshirt freshman Fozzy Whittaker is listed third, in an "or" situation with Cody Johnson. In the last week, Whittaker fell out of a potential bid for a starting position after struggling with a knee injury.

Brown told reporters that he cared less about the starter than Texas fans.

"We're going to play both," Brown told reporters. "The one that runs out there first really doesn't matter."

And at wide receiver, Brown said Quan Cosby and Jordan Shipley had separated themselves from the others. Redshirt freshman Malcolm Williams is listed first in an "or" situation with Brandon Collins behind the two starters.

Brown had hoped to pick a third receiver because of his preference to use three wide receivers as one of his primary offensive sets, but no one had earned that status, he said.

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