Before Texas begins its first season under Charlie Strong, we're taking a deep dive into all the talent he inherits in 2014. Our Burnt Orange Breakdown series takes a closer look at each scholarship player returning this fall and what we can expect from him.
With spring ball done, we're reexamining and re-ranking the positional situations of every Big 12 team, continuing Thursday with the offensive line. These outlooks will probably look different in August.
about 271 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas finished its first spring under new coach Charlie Strong with its annual Orange-White spring game on Saturday. The two-hour scrimmage was won by Texas' first-team offense 38-14, and while Tyrone Swoopes' up-and-down showing stole most of the attention, here are a few more takeaways from the Longhorns' spring finale: Best offensive performance: With only one other scholarship back available, you knew Malcolm Brown was in for a big workload.
Editor's note: This is the fourth part of a weeklong series breaking down Texas' most important spring position battles when the Longhorns begin practice in two weeks. Moving on: It's entirely possible no BCS program had a more experienced duo of offensive guards in 2013 than Texas.
Texas entered the 2013 season with one of the nation's most experienced offensive lines. That's no longer the case going into spring ball, though the Longhorns did add one of the nation's most respected offensive line coaches this offseason.
As we wait for the start of spring ball, we're examining and ranking the positional situations of every team, continuing Friday with offensive line. Some of these outlooks will look different after the spring.
about 340 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- You're not supposed to mess with a good thing, right? Texas' offensive line is as experienced as any in the country this fall. All five starters return and have a combined 124 career starts under their oversized belts.