UT struggling to recruit vs. SEC
Conference alignment, SEC success hurting Longhorns
Updated: February 5, 2013, 9:20 PM ETBy Carter Strickland | HornsNation
AUSTIN, Texas -- Mack Brown has spent time and most of his breath explaining how Texas is poised to become an SEC-like team. Four of the Texas coach's assistant coaching hires who remain on the staff have SEC experience, as does his newly promoted play-caller, Major Applewhite. His strength coach was hired from Tennessee. Texas hired a full-time nutritionist, just like Alabama. Even the director of football operations, Arthur Johnson, was hired back to Texas after a stint at Georgia. If only Texas and Mack Brown could stop the SEC from getting their recruits.
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