Mack Brown's immediate concern is implosion, and his long-term concern is about explosion, but whichever direction the plosion goes, he is worried about his offense.
Speaking Monday on the Big 12 coaches teleconference, the Texas football coach said he was concerned about his offense turning over the ball against Wyoming in the season opener (implosion) and anxious about his offense's ability to generate big plays in general (explosion).
"The one thing that concerns me so far about our defense, playing Wyoming this weekend, they were 10th in the country (last year) in forced turnovers with 31," Brown said, "and we have not forced many turnovers in preseason camp. You'd like to think your offense is protecting the ball better. But again it's a concern for the defense because you usually win ballgames by the turnovers your force and by protecting the ball."
And in that swoop, Brown characterized the 2012 Longhorns. Hoping for the offense, but counting on the defense.
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