Five thoughts from Alamo Bowl 

December, 30, 2012
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Not exactly the start Texas wanted ...

Fifteen plays for 23 yards was the first quarter of the play-calling career for Major Applewhite at Texas. The team committed three penalties. The initial first down for the Longhorns came on a penalty.

David Ash, historically, has not recovered well or was not given the opportunity to recover from these rough starts.

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