Texas Longhorns: Fozzy Whittaker

As far as Christmas presents go, not much beats receiving one of your first NFL paychecks.

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UT Athletics PhotographyFozzy Whittaker's hard work seems to have paid off, as he now has an opportunity with the Arizona Cardinals.
Fozzy Whittaker doesn’t care if it comes from being on the Arizona Cardinals practice squad. He’ll happy take the $5,700 a week, because he knows it could be the start of something great.

“Honestly, just being on a team is a good situation,” he said.

After 11 months of uncertainty, 2012 ended with considerable promise for the former Texas running back. He parlayed a tryout with the Cardinals into two weeks on the organization’s practice squad to end the season.

Now he’s hoping the move sticks. Whittaker signed a futures contract with the Cardinals at the end of the season. That ensures he’ll stay in the organization through the summer.

He’s staying with former Longhorn teammate Sam Acho for now while he balances the rigors of rehab and apartment hunting. That sure beats sitting at home and wondering if he’d ever get a shot at playing football again.

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60 days, 60 stats: No. 55 

June, 9, 2012
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Each day, as a countdown to fall camp opening on Aug. 2, we are going to provide you with a number that was important in 2011 and let you know why it will be important in 2012.

Inside the number
Texas, as always, was blessed with speed in 2011.

Keenan Robinson taken by Redskins

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Keenan Robinson became the first Longhorn selected in the NFL Draft when the Washington Redskins selected the linebacker late in the fourth round on Saturday afternoon.

Robinson was the No. 119 overall pick and will get a chance to reunite with former Longhorn and two-time Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo in Washington.

At 6-foot-3 and 243 pounds, Robinson projects out as an outside linebacker for the Redskins, a spot where they're already set for the future with Orakpo and 2011 first-rounder Ryan Kerrigan.

The Plano, Texas, native started 39 of his 51 career games at Texas during his five years in the program and earned second-team All-Big 12 and Holiday Bowl Defensive MVP honors last season.

ESPN's Todd McShay called Robinson's measurables "phenomenal" on Saturday but said he didn't think the linebacker reached his potential during his time at Texas.

"I thought early in his career he had star potential, and then he never really improved," McShay said. "He can get from sideline to sideline with the best of them. I think he's one of the best athletes at the linebacker position in this year's class."

Robinson's selection ended Texas' longest NFL Draft drought in more than a decade. No Longhorn was drafted in the first three rounds for the first time since 2000, when sixth-round defensive end Cedric Woodward was UT's only draft pick.

Though he has good range and is solid in man and zone coverage, the knock on Robinson that caused him to fall to late in the fourth round was his ability to take on and shed blocks.

"That's kind of important when you play the linebacker position," McShay said. "He's got to improve in that regard. He's a phenomenal athlete and could pan out but there's a lot of work there that needs to be done there for the Redskins."

Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho, defensive tackle Kheeston Randall and running back Fozzy Whittaker are still hoping to hear their names called on Saturday during the draft's final three rounds.
AUSTIN, Texas -- The numbers don’t add up for Texas.

Not now, anyway.

Not after the departure of Fozzy Whittaker.

The senior was the one who carried the Texas return game despite only having 10 returns. Still, Whittaker accounted for 424 kickoff return yards -- a 42.4-yard average -- and two touchdowns. The effort from the returners not named Whittaker was less than stellar -- 852 yards on 43 returns or an average of 19.8 yards per return. That average put Texas into a tie with Northern Illinois for 100th in FBS in 2011.

“We weren't returning them well until Fozzy started,” Texas coach Mack Brown said. “He returns two for touchdowns and then we don't return them well. So obviously that guy back there is probably more important than the other 10 guys blocking for him because he made that a viable scoring opportunity and field position for us.”

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AP Photo/Gregory BullMarquise Goodwin is likely a prime candidate to replace Fozzy Whittaker as Texas' primary kick returner.
The other guys that were back there are back again this season -- Quandre Diggs, D.J. Monroe and Marquise Goodwin. It was Goodwin who put up the best numbers among the trio, averaging 22.4 yards per return and having along of 40.

But Monroe might have proved to be the most explosive. He had a 100-yard kickoff return called back because of a penalty that did not directly affect the play.

Diggs saw the most action with 19 returns but had a lowly 19.5 return average, and while he proved to be explosive on punt returns, he never broke the 30-yard barrier on kickoff returns.

So suffice it to say, there is no heir apparent to Whittaker.

“What we thought is that it would be really important for us to look at everybody, because we know what Quandre can do,” Brown said. “We know what D.J. can do. We know what Marquise can do.

“So let's look at everybody. Let's take Sheroid [Evans]. Let's take Mykkele [Thompson]. Let's go out of the box a little bit. Let's work guys that haven't worked there a lot.”

That means Texas will be working freshmen into that spot as well. Right now, only Duke Thomas is the only freshman candidate on campus. But in the fall, Texas may take a hard look at Daje Johnson, Marcus Johnson, Kendall Sanders and possibly even Johnathan Gray at the return spot.
“You have to have depth,” Brown said.

It’s also a position where Texas has to have a solid decision maker. The rules will change in 2012. Instead of the 30-yard line, the kicks have been moved up to the 35.

That means there is a greater likelihood that the returner will catch the ball in the end zone with a decision to make. In the case of Whittaker, both his touchdown returns were 100 yards, so clearly he made the right decision.

Plus, the more beneficial starting point could lead to teams electing to do something other than the traditional kick.


Texas will have to prepare its returners on what do when receiving the kick five yards deep in the endzone, and also instruct them on what to do in those different situations.


“So there's a lot of different scenarios of what will happen.” Brown said. “Will more people squib instead of trying to kick it out to try to keep you inside the 25? Deep sky kicks? What will change?”


While there are still plenty of questions, it is clear that Texas must still find yardage and impactful returns.
WACO, Texas -- One man lays underneath 225 pounds on a bench press, in the midst of proving to NFL scouts he can lift it a whole lot of times.

Around the bench are at least 15 others who won't get a turn, at least not this year. They're there to provide (extremely) vocal moral support.

Maybe their yells of encouragement mean another rep or two from their former teammate. They're going to do everything possible to make sure.

Their presence isn't just for the benefit of the men running 40-yard dashes or bench-pressing 225 pounds as many times as they can -- the results of each task potentially earning them more money on their first NFL contract.

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Harry How/Getty Images"If you wait for the three-month stretch after the bowl game, you won't perform at a high level," said Emmanuel Acho.
Players with another year or more before they get a chance to show their stuff to NFL scouts at a pro day or the combine can learn a lot from showing up to pro day, whether they offer moral support or not.

"This is a day about dreams becoming touchable," said Baylor coach Art Briles. "They’re not on paper. They’re not in your head. They’re real. You can see them and touch them."

It's not every day NFL head coaches are walking around a college indoor facility, like they were at Baylor and Texas this week, as well as Stanford on Thursday and tens of others through the spring.

Briles knows the element of the intangible becoming tangible makes pro days special, especially for players who didn't get a prized slot at the NFL combine.

"At the combine, they told us millions of kids play high school football, 65,000 play college football, 350 or so of us get invited to the combine and only 256 get drafted," said Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho. "That’s a harsh reality to come to grips with. If you come to grips with it in college, you’ll work that much harder."

But for all the cloud-floating that can come with a day when dreams are realized, there are plenty of details younger players can pick up on while scouts scrutinize.

"A big main key was, to me, follow directions and listen to what they’re telling you to do. If you can do that, everything else is up to you," Texas running back Fozzy Whittaker said. "You have all control over following directions and just listen to what they’re saying in terms of running a drill or running a route. Staying outside of cones rather than running inside, just the simple things you can control mentally. There’s a lot of things I’ve seen that’ll affect the coaches, because if you have three guys that do the same drill and they all do it right and the fourth guy messes it up, it’s like, what were you doing the whole time the other guys were doing it?"

There's a lot to focus on for everyone involved with pro days, but the undercurrent is the same for everyone -- from first-round picks to probable post-draft free agents.

"All these guys have worked their way into this," Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Bennett said. "It's an earned right to get to do what they’re doing."

They earned the right for NFL coaches to see them, but even underclassmen get that opportunity after pro day is over. Some NFL personnel stick around campus for practice in the afternoon to get a jump on seeing up close the players they'll be seeing at next year's pro day.

"Knowledge is power. If they see you have knowledge of the game, it allows you to play fast. If you have knowledge, you have confidence. That’s what they look for," Bennett said. "Kids call it swagger, or whatever it is, but when you're confident in what you’re doing, you play fast. When pros come in here, that’s what they look for, the guys that know what they’re doing and play like they know what they’re doing."

To prepare for pro day, most prospects leave school for training facilities. Baylor's Robert Griffin III spent the past few months in Arizona. Texas linebacker Keenan Robinson went to California. They're away from teammates for months, and when they return in anticipation of a pro day, it's easy for underclassmen to see what those intense training regimens do. Robinson and Griffin saw it in their own teammates.

"The players hadn’t seen me in a couple months, see the transformation that my body has made, just seeing the work ethic I had to get where I am today, how it really helped improve my stock," Robinson said. "When you go out for training, you can’t just go out there lollygagging and being complacent. You have to go every day with a burden on your back and strive to be the best player, because someone else around the country is doing what you’re doing, and maybe more."

Even with those transformations, training can't begin when the bowl game ends.

"The stuff I was able to do today didn’t come from me training after the season was over," Robinson said. "It came from all the hard work and hard labor I put in from the end of my senior year of high school until now."

Said Acho: "If you wait for the three-month stretch after the bowl game, you won’t perform at a high level. But if you work with that same mentality in every individual period before practice and come out here, it’ll be second nature."

Pro days can be pressure-packed, but ultimately, everyone's faced with the biggest truth of a day that often feels enormous: The biggest work NFL coaches want to see is already done.

"The first thing you can do is play hard, because tape doesn’t lie. One NFL coach was telling me, 'We were watching a play and this kid looked like he turned something down.' I mean, they watch everything," Bennett said. "So, when you’re playing and practicing, you better know, somebody’s watching. And it might not just be your coaches, it might be your future coaches."
AUSTIN, Texas -- Despite it all, Fozzy Whittaker has never lost hope that he’ll play in the NFL someday.

When his right knee buckled, his ACL and MCL tore and his Texas career came to an all-too-abrupt ending last November against Missouri, Whittaker didn’t dwell on the damage it might do to his pro dreams.

Sure, the Longhorns’ senior tailback will admit he’s been on a roller coaster ride of emotions ever since then. At Texas’ pro day on Tuesday, though, Whittaker was all smiles.

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Four Longhorns invited to NFL combine

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Four Longhorns have been invited to the NFL scouting combine.

Linebackers Emmanuel Acho and Keenan Robinson, defensive tackle Kheeston Randall and running back Fozzy Whittaker are invited to the event held on Feb. 22-28 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
We'll start taking a look at what each program in the Big 12 needs to deal with during the offseason, whether it be in the spring, summer or fall preseason camp. Maybe all three! Who knows?

Next up: The Texas Longhorns.

Invest in David Ash. Texas will bring on another true freshman this spring, Connor Brewer. The Longhorns have already been down that road. Ash is the most physically gifted of the Longhorns' quarterbacks, and that gives him the most upside. He's been in the program just one calendar year, and he got hardly any practice reps last spring and in the preseason while Texas was trying to prepare Garrett Gilbert to bounce back. If you ask me, forget competition with Case McCoy. Get Ash tons of reps and get him ready to take over in 2012. They'll be better off for it.

Find new defensive leadership. Leadership was one of the Longhorns' downfalls in 2010 after Colt McCoy left. Without Keenan Robinson, Emmanuel Acho and Blake Gideon, the Longhorns have a huge hole once again. Who's going to take over? Senior Kenny Vaccaro's probably the most talented player returning for the Horns, closely followed by junior-to-be Jackson Jeffcoat. What about Alex Okafor, the senior up front? Somebody's got to take hold of this team.

Figure out how the running backs will be used. Texas' backfield next year's going to be real crowded. Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron return, and Johnathan Gray, the nation's No. 1 running back and No. 2 prospect overall, will join them. All three could probably start for most teams in the Big 12, if not the country. The Longhorns need to utilize that strength, along with a maturing offensive line. Will offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin debut some new formations to get them on the field? Maybe a Wishbone redux? Copycatting Oklahoma and Oklahoma State's "Backs" or "Diamond" formation? Who takes over for Fozzy Whittaker in the Wildcat formation? Who gets the lion's share of the carries for these Horns? All are questions that have to be answered over the next seven months.

More offseason to-do lists.

Big 12 position rankings: Running back

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We're continuing our look at the postseason rankings for each position in the Big 12. Here's a look back at where the running backs ranked in the preseason.

In this position, unlike quarterback, depth is a major, major factor in these rankings.

1. Texas A&M

The Aggies had the two most talented backs, and despite injuries to both, proved it through an otherwise frustrating 2011. Christine Michael suffered a torn ACL, but still managed 899 yards on just 149 carries. Cyrus Gray injured his shoulder late in the season, but secured his second consecutive 1,000-yard season and ranked third in the Big 12, despite carrying the ball just 198 times. This duo should have easily surpassed 1,000 yards, but even when they were injured, Ben Malena played well in the final two games.

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AP Photo/Brandon WadeChristine Michael averaged 6 yards per carry before a torn ACL ended his season.
2. Missouri

Mizzou dealt with injuries, too, first to Kendial Lawrence and De'Vion Moore. Cue Henry Josey. Josey became the best back in the Big 12 this year before suffering a major knee injury that included torn ligaments. He may not be back in 2012. His 1,168 yards were third most in the Big 12, despite carrying the ball just 145 times. Lawrence finished 12th with 566 yards.

3. Oklahoma State

Joseph Randle stole the show this year, rushing for 24 scores and ranking second in the Big 12 with 1,216 yards. Only Collin Klein ran for more touchdowns and Terrance Ganaway was the only player with more yardage. Still, Jeremy Smith had averaged more than 7 yards a carry, and he'd be able to start for anyone else in the league. Herschel Sims showed promise, too, with 242 yards on 31 carries.

4. Baylor

Ganaway led the Big 12 in rushing with huge performances late in the season, including a 200-yard, five-touchdown game in his final outing as a college athlete in the Alamo Bowl. He averaged more than 6 yards on his 250 carries and had 330 more yards than any other back in the league. Jarred Salubi added 331 yards, too.

5. Texas

Texas' Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron were banged-up late in the season, but Fozzy Whittaker played well until suffering a torn ACL against Missouri, too. Scatback D.J. Monroe was effective in the passing game as well. Four running backs topped 300 yards and Brown led the team with 742 yards, despite missing three games and having his carries limited early in the season.

6. Oklahoma

Oklahoma got great contributions from walk-on Dominique Whaley early on, and he proved to be the team's most effective runner and best runner between the tackles. He fractured his ankle in midseason, and finished with just 627 yards to lead the team. Roy Finch emerged late in the seasons after a quiet first half and added 605 yards.

7. Kansas

KU's James Sims led the team in rushing again with 727 yards. Darrian Miller was excellent, too, with 559 yards, though he was dismissed after the season. Freshmen Tony Pierson and Brandon Bourbon have plenty of promise, both averaging more than 5.5 yards a carry in 2011. The bad news: All their carries were limited by an awful defense that limited KU's chances to run the ball.

8. Kansas State

K-State's rushing attack centered around Klein, but John Hubert, a slippery back from Waco, Texas, had a good year. Hubert was seventh in the Big 12 with 970 yards. Bryce Brown offered basically nothing to K-State, and beyond Klein and Hubert, the Wildcats were pretty thin. Additionally, without Klein, would Hubert have duplicated his success?

9. Texas Tech

An awful knee injury derailed Eric Stephens' likely 1,000-yard season, and the rest of Texas Tech's backfield got banged-up, too. Stephens will probably return in 2012 from his dislocated knee, and finished with 565 yards, 17th in the Big 12. Aaron Crawford and DeAndre Washington both topped 300 yards.

10. Iowa State

ISU lost Shontrelle Johnson for the season early on, but James White filled in well. He finished with 743 yards, which ranked ninth in the Big 12. Jeff Woody had 380 yards and provided quality carries late, including the game-winning touchdown against Oklahoma State.
Big 12 coaches voted 15 Longhorns to the All-Big 12 team.

Running back Fozzy Whittaker was voted the first team kick returner while linebacker Emmanuel Acho, defensive end Alex Okafor and defensive back Kenny Vaccaro were named to the first team defense.

Cornerback Quandre Diggs was named Defensive Freshman of the Year.

Selected to the All-Big 12 second team defense along with Diggs were senior defensive tackle Kheeston Randall, senior linebacker Keenan Robinson and sophomore defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat.

All-Big 12 honorable mention selections went to: sophomore cornerback Carrington Byndom, senior safety Blake Gideon, senior running back Cody Johnson, freshman wide receiver Jaxon Shipley, senior lineman David Snow, senior kicker Justin Tucker, junior safety Kenny Vaccaro, sophomore lineman Mason Walters, and Whittaker.

Notes going into the Baylor game 

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AUSTIN, Texas -- Last week Kenny Vaccaro donned Fozzy Whittaker’s number.

This week it will be wide receiver Marquise Goodwin wearing the No. 2.

“What a tribute to their fallen senior player that they wanted to send that message not only to him, but to our team and everybody else,” Texas coach Mack Brown said.

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Texas rallying around Whittaker

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AUSTIN, Texas -- Fozzy Whittaker brought Blake Gideon to tears.

That’s his effect. More than anything that emotion showed what Whittaker has meant to Texas football. It also showed how much Whittaker, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, would be missed.

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AP Photo/Eric GayFozzy Whittaker had found a variety of ways to contribute to the Longhorns offense.
“He would lay down in the street for any one of us,” Gideon said. “The type of guy that he is … the type of character that Fozzy has and what he will do for anyone one of us, that just shows you the type of person he is and why all of us think so much of him.”

Whittaker is in their thoughts now because he can no longer be on the field with them. The senior leader, who had made every right step this season, made one ill-fated cut and went down in against Missouri.

“You don’t understand why he gets hit all year and on this play he didn’t get touched,” Texas coach Mack Brown said. “He planted his foot and his knee went.”

“I felt it,” Whittaker said. “I just knew the way I planted, just feeling my knee buckle in and then kind of reposition itself back out it was kind of a nasty feeling.”

He didn’t blame the turf. He didn’t blame anyone. Whittaker had his mom, Gloria, come down to the locker room from the stands, place her hands on his knee and together they prayed about it.

A day later, it was Whittaker consoling his coach and his teammates. Typical Fozzy.

“Here he is picking up the 60-year-old who just lost some football game when his knee is torn up, and he'll have to have an operation, and he said, ‘Hey, let's go in there. We've got to beat Kansas State. Let's pick these guys up and let's move forward and see what we can do. I'll be fine. They're fixing these things better than ever before,’” Brown said.

That’s the thing about Whittaker, he has been there to pick the entire team up all year. In the two games when Texas needed a burst, there was Whittaker, who had never returned kicks before, going 100-plus yards for touchdowns.

When Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron needed someone to lean on, someone to help them find their way through the offense, there was Whittaker not just offering advice, but giving them carries, sharing the spotlight that should have been his.

On Monday, when he should have been depressed, angry, emotional, there was Whittaker maneuvering an orange scooter, knee wrapped and braced, smile plastered on his face, talking about a future in football administration, how he has six more hours to go to get his masters, saying don’t worry he’ll be fine.

“I'm not really the type to appear as immobilized as it seems,” he said with a nod to the scooter.

No he is not. Whittaker is someone, who regardless of what has been thrown in front of him, is always on the go. Life for him is not full of obstacles, but challenges. This is just the next one.

“I'm not really worried about Fozzy,” tight end Blaine Irby said. “I know that it sucks that he has had such a great career here, especially his senior year here, he really came out. But he's going to fine. Fozzy is a very strong individual and he's going to get through it.”

But can the team get through the last three games without Fozzy?

“It’s like you lose part of your heart and your soul,” defensive coordinator Manny Diaz said.

Diaz coaches defense. He doesn’t sit in on offensive meetings. He hasn’t been up close to see Whittaker bond with the freshmen. He is on the other side of the practice field from the offense most days, not even glancing at what is happening with the offense. And still he knows. He knows how much Whittaker meant to Texas.

They all know. And so too does Whittaker, which is why he has put on a brave face. He knows that this team, fragile as it is at this time, still needs him.

“I will still be out there with them,” Whittaker said. “I won’t be on the field obviously. I will be on the sidelines and they are going to make sure that I am still here and I'm still part of the team.

He never was one to fade. And now, because of him, his teammates are refusing to fade away as well.

“We have a cause in Fozzy,” guard Mason Walters said. “I am going to go out there and play my guts out for him.”
Mack Brown joined the weekly Big 12 teleconference Monday morning. Here are a few of his comments:

On Fozzy Whittaker being lost for the season:
“He is a great young man. He is the heart of our offense. He is the team leader. He is one of the most positive and upbeat young men that I have ever been around. We had adversity especially on offense Saturday and we didn’t play up to it.”

On Kansas State having Texas’ number:
“They’ve outcoached us and outplayed us. That’s pretty simple.”

On the turf at Faurot Field:
``I would rather not comment on that. I just hate that the two young men got hurt.’’

On if there is any extra satisfaction in beating a team that has had your number:
“We just need a win, even if it was a pee wee team. We take special satisfaction in winning any game.”

On playing better on offense:
“When you have the adversity we had you’ve got to step up and we didn’t. We’ve got to coach better and we’ve got to play better and we didn’t do either one.”

On Collin Klein
“He is an amazing player. He has just taken the team on his back. He has got the third rushing attempts in college football this year. He just keeps finding ways to win. Texas fans appreciate great players and they will enjoy watching Collin this weekend.”


On Kansas State’s style:
“They’re basic with their plays but they’ve got a lot of imagination. They’re going to line up and hit you in the mouth for four hours.”
How the game was won: Texas, which was missing its leading receiver and its top three running backs, was unable to produce any offense after the first quarter. Missouri, on the other hand, had a solid performance from quarterback James Franklin and its offensive line did a nice job of controlling the line of scrimmage.

Turning point: When Fozzy Whittaker went out early in the first quarter, Texas lost its leader and its only viable running back. Joe Bergeron and Malcolm Brown, Texas's two other running backs, were both already suffering from injuries and unable to play. Jeremy Hills, a little-used fourth stringer, was asked to carry the load and the Longhorns’ offense bogged down.


Unsung hero of the game: Texas linebacker Emmanuel Acho held together a defense that was on the field for most of the day. Acho stripped a ball on Missouri's first drive inside the 20. He also was key in a third-quarter goal line stand. Acho did all that without fellow linebacker Keenan Robinson. Robinson went out in the second quarter with an injured thumb.

Second guessing: In the middle two quarters, Texas continued to stick with the run on first and second down even though Missouri was stacking the box and stopping Hills before any substantial gains. That left Texas with third and long all afternoon. The quarterback tandem of David Ash and Case McCoy were unable to convert on those third downs.


What it means: Texas, if it does not get healthy in a hurry, will be slipping in the bowl pecking order. Additionally, the Longhorns have to produce in the run game because neither quarterback is able to string together passes. Missouri now has a chance at a seven win season and could make the New Era Pinstripe Bowl.
Turning point: Texas came into the game questioning the health at running back with Malcolm Brown suffering from turf toe. It turned out Brown was unable to go. Added to that was the fact that Joe Bergeron was out because of a hamstring injury. Then in the first quarter Fozzy Whittaker went down with a serious knee injury. That left Texas with little-used Jeremy Hills at running back.

Best player in the half: Kendial Lawrence came in for an injured Henry Josey and provided the game’s only big play with a 35-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. Josey appeared to have his bell rung on run inside the five in the second quarter.

What Texas needs to do: The Longhorns are going to have to get some sort of passing game going to stay in the game. David Ash missed a wide-open a touchdown to Marquise Goodwin, but did hit a couple of longer passes in the first half. Texas needs to take advantage of the wind when it gets the ball in the second half.

What Missouri needs to do: Continue to control the line of scrimmage. Missouri was making huge holes on offense and sacked Ash twice in the second quarter. The offensive line settled down in the second quarter and allowed quarterback James Franklin to pick apart the secondary and made plenty of room to run for Josey and Lawrence.

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