It is the Jay-hawks next for the Longhorns. I wish this was a basketball game which would probably be more exciting to watch. But, no its still football season and Texas is vying for a win over Kansas to be eligible for a Bowl game. I personally was hoping this time of year we would be in contentions for Big 12 title game. With the two loses in conference play they will be lucky to get invitation to the Alamo bowl.
On paper this team should be in the top ten and undefeated. But the game is played on the field and Texas is not that good. I have to blame the down fall to the team to the coaching staff. They have no idea what to do to win a big game. Clock management has been poor. Player personnel utilizing has been poor. And game planning has been horrible. I thought I would never say that about a Mack Brown coaching staff. I hear more excuses for the teams failures and promises to fix the problems. We as Longhorn fans better prepare for a long season and possibly and poor ending. As, a Longhorn fan the lost to Oklahoma was enough. This team needs to play like no tomorrow. They need to regain the old swagger and respect they had in college football. This current team is too soft and play with no heart.
But, back to the upcoming game. The Jay-hawks have nothing but Coach Weis. First year in the Big 12. It will take a few years to build a competitive program. Offensively, it runs the ball. Handle by quarterback, Cumming, does a fairly good job running the run game with his mobility. Fairly good passer but inadequate receivers. This offense will try to run the ball against Texas a wear down the clock.
Defensively, unit ran by old Cowboy coach Dave Campo. Not a very good defense but statistically better that than the Longhorns. A very good red zone defense but overall giving up a lot of points per game and yardage per play. Ash, and offensive team should be able to pass the ball at will. Again, the running game should control the game, especially with the return of Malcom Brown.
Texas will score over 30 points and win by 20 points.
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Written by Don Greene