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Packages, players bring diversity

Texas offense being built around using the versatility of its athletes

Updated: September 9, 2011, 10:09 AM ET
By Carter Strickland | HornsNation
[+] EnlargeTexas' Jaxon Shipley
AP Photo/Eric GayJaxon Shipley caught a touchdown off an option pass, but was also featured several times as a ball-carrier.

AUSTIN, Texas -- Consider this: Texas used seven guys to run the ball against Rice; four guys to pass the ball (another, Fozzy Whittaker, lined up at quarterback) and another eight Longhorns caught a pass.

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