The most important scrimmage of the week isn't Saturday, it occurred on Wednesday when the first and second team each went about 30 plays. Predictably, the offense won. The defense didn't play too poorly, other than shooting itself in the foot with penalties. Today's practice was much lighter, and mainly just a rehearsal for Saturday's production.
Not this coming weekend, but the one after that — on April 16th — is the Orange-White game. It’s hard to believe spring’s foretaste for the fall has nearly come and gone; makes me want to soak up all the Longhorn football I can get in the next 14 days or so.
What should the Texas Longhorns (and their fans) expect from Spring ball? The next two weeks I’ll be writing a brief series on expectations and goals for Texas leading up to the Orange-White game. Spring ball is a crucial time for projection and growth; it’s healthy to know where the team should be in now in view of winning football games in the fall.
Spring game visitor list. A breakdown of each prospect headed to Austin. More team notes including the quarterback spot. Quotes from prospects Baron Browning, Kendell Jones, and Kam Martin, plus more Shake Smart recruiting info. It's a jam-packed Inside Scoop.