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Tom Herman and the “save us, Sam Ehlinger” offense

A recurring theme is now evident in Texas’ conference games. The Longhorns sputter on offense with a big play here or there and limited production in the run game, while the defense gives up just enough to where the Longhorns need to mount a comeback in the late stages of a game. Texas’ corresponding efforts in the final stretch of conference games is based on spread passing and lucky bounces.
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Herman’s had his eyes on 2020, but knows it could be like no prior season

Entering his fourth year as the head coach at Texas, Tom Herman knows 2020 marks an important juncture for his program. The entire roster is comprised of players Herman recruited save for Chris Brown, Denzel Okafor, and Tope Imade. It has senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger in addition to several highly rated players from Herman’s 2018 and 2019 recruiting classes set to play key roles in 2020.