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.
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.
After a whirlwind 48 hours full of meetings, appearances and handshakes, Charlie Strong still hasn't had much time to find out what kind of talent he's inheriting. So let's make life a little easier for Texas' new head coach.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Rare is the time when a coach singles out players from others. Football, after all, is a team sport. And Texas likes to take that concept to a new level. Take, for instance, any question about a quarterback from the two previous seasons.
about 459 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- Maybe the score didn't matter in the Orange-White scrimmage but don't be fooled -- everybody was keeping score. Play was critiqued. Judgments were made. Assumptions, both good and bad, were confirmed.
about 527 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
HOUSTON -- When Houston North Shore linebacker Zach Whitley Jr. ventured to Austin for Texas' first junior day of the year, he quickly felt a sense of comfort. The reason? The presence of two players he knows, two guys who came from the program he currently plays in.
about 583 days ago | Sam Khan Jr. | NCF On The Trail