A few notes from HornsNation to start the week:
Carter Strickland: As the second half of the season is set to begin, Texas is counting on more players to make an impact.
Important statistics: As Texas prepares to begin a six-game grind, a few stats could define the rest of the season.
Video: Second-half predictions.
William Wilkerson: LaBradford "Del" Barnes talks about a visit with Texas' co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin.
More recruiting: Texas offers scholarship to JUCO offensive tackle Donald Hawkins.