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Texas seeks balance, progress

AUSTIN, Texas -- Every coaching staff has a different philosophy in regard to what it thinks balance is and how it wants to achieve it. Some offenses run the ball only to mask the fact that they are going to throw it 80 percent of the time. Some teams run the ball 80 percent of the time and pass only out of desperation or shock value and hope they can occasionally hit a big play.

When it comes to a coaching staff wanting balance, it usually means that a coach wants to call a close to equal amount of pass plays and run plays.

Major Applewhite, Texas' newly crowned offensive guru, has decided what he wants to do with the Longhorns' offense.