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Running games key to watch

Jonathan Franklin could pose problems for the Longhorns' defense

Updated: September 17, 2011, 2:42 PM ET
By William Wilkerson | HornsNation
AUSTIN, Texas -- This week Texas hits the road for the first time this season, as it faces UCLA. Here are the key matchups for Saturday's game at the Rose Bowl:
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Erich Schlegel/Getty ImagesTexas' defense will need to be stout against the run to beat UCLA.

UCLA's running game versus Texas' defensive front
As much as coach Mack Brown thought Texas' game against BYU would be decided in the trenches, the outcome of its trip to the Rose Bowl might be more dependent on line play.

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