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Slow and steady can’t win the race against a tortoise when it’s a Texas linebacker chasing a jet sweep.
This opener against the Turtles was a proving ground to show that Todd Orlando’s defense (or maybe our personnel) aren’t peculiarly susceptible to spread option assignment football as they showed last year against Maryland and KSU and in various situational snippets throughout the 2017 season.
Unfortunately, those questions still linger.