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Orlando talks physicality on defense + additional Thursday practice notes

Breckyn Hager (Will Gallagher/IT)
Breckyn Hager (Will Gallagher/IT)

AUSTIN — Physicality, toughness and grit are all words thrown around by the football media so often it almost cheapens the term. In reality, it remains supremely important to the people responsible for coaching the players.

One of those words, physicality, is often given to players as a compliment on hard-nosed play, but when a coach, like Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando, says the team is still lacking it, it is to send a message. Orlando did that after practice on Thursday.

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