Originally posted on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 6/27/13
No. 18 Texas Longhorns (9-4)Coach Mack Brown (16th season, 150-43 at Texas, 236-117-1 overall)Returning Starters: 15, 8 offense, 6 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 20Strength of Schedule: 32 With a bevy of skill position players returning, the Texas Longhorns should be poised to challenge for supremacy in the Big 12. Texas has struggled in the conference the last three years, but coach Mack Brown might have his best team since the 2009 squad that lost in the BCS national championship game. Texas returns senior quarterback David Ash to run an offense that averaged 36 points per game last year. That unit is also bolstered by the return of its top two rushers, receivers and tight ends and the entire offensive line. "The offense won't change that much except the tempo and there will be less shifting and motioning. It's the same plays," Brown said in a press conference this June. "We are still fighting to find that tight end that can block in tight and still press and be able...
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