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Spring game wrap: 23-13 White

Sam Ehlinger (Will Gallagher/IT)

AUSTIN — Texas head coach Tom Herman enjoyed a strong culture going into his second spring. Confidence following the Texas Bowl victory was high, and those who stayed viewed 2018 as a season with a lot of promise, as well as opportunity.

Practice notes – 4/12/18

Anthony Cook (Will Gallagher/IT)

There are only a handful more practices between now and next Saturday’s spring game. Head coach Tom Herman didn’t have his team go full pads today, opting for shorts instead. It was a windy day at Denius Fields.

Here are a few notes.

Time for Texas to break through on the road

Josh Sawyer (Will Gallagher/IT)

Texas coaches and players have consistently said throughout the year the difficult non-conference schedule that included hosting Stanford and trips to LSU, Arkansas and Texas A&M were in order to prepare the team for postseason environments against postseason-caliber opponents.

The Longhorns showed signs of improvement in that regard as the season progressed but they own a 1-5 record against those teams in addition to a disappointing conference series loss in Manhattan against Kansas State.

Five Innings That Made The Ballgame: A&M 6, Texas 5

Kody Clemens (Will Gallagher/IT)

COLLEGE STATION – In an exciting rivalry game, Texas got down early, clawed it’s way back, got down again, clawed back once more, but ultimately could not break through and grab the lead from the No. 19 Texas A&M Aggies. Head coach David Pierce said after the game he tried to treat this Tuesday like any other Tuesday. However, both he and junior second baseman Kody Clemens admitted they knew a little bit more was at stake with this one.