2016 Texas Spring Recap – Defense

Charles Omenihu. (Will Gallagher/IT)
Charles Omenihu. (Will Gallagher/IT)

We’ll look at defense; the bread, butter, crust, and sesame seed of Charlie Strong’s football existence. Last year the defense was more crouton than anything else; stale and too easily to crumble. This doesn’t mean the defensive staff forgot how to bake or construct a winning recipe. As we heard throughout spring and witnessed in the scrimmage itself, Strong and Vance Bedford have elected to alter to a 4-2-5 rather than sticking with the 3-3-5 from the last two seasons.

This move shouldn’t have a pronounced effect on the current personnel, but it will give the coaches some new looks to operate out of. Let’s look at what they’re working with.

The 2016 UT Spring Recap – Offense

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