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State of the position: Defensive backs

Secondary relies on young players to step up in 2011

Updated: August 30, 2011, 11:24 AM ET
By Carter Strickland | HornsNation

Before Texas even knew what it had in the secondary, it had to figure out what to do about who it had lost.

[+] EnlargeChristian Scott
John Albright / Icon SMIThe Longhorns will be without safety Christian Scott for the first three games while he serves a supspension.

Christian Scott, a 10-game starter in 2010, was suspended following his arrest for misdemeanor assault Aug. 8. After a no-contest plea was entered and accepted, his suspension was set at three games.

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