Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 8/2/13
The time is early 2005 and the Longhorns are just coming off a classical victory over the Michigan Wolverines in the Rose Bowl.The Longhorns and Wolverines met for the first time in their history and the game was one for the ages.Texas led by Vince Young's heroic 4th quarter, which would become 2nd nature later on, put the Longhorns over the hump with a last second field goal to beat Michgain 38-37.The Longhorns had one of their most successful season in recent years in that 2004 season going 11-1 and Rose Bowl champions.The offseason before the 2005 season would be one of high expectations and anticipation.The 2005 preseason polls are released as Texas the number two team in the nation behind only the two-time defending champions USC Trojans. The whole offseason and regular season of 2005 the projected and highly anticipated national championship matchup was between Texas and USC.The Longhorns and Trojans both had two of the greatest seasons in the history of college football and f...
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