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Red River Rivalry: How Texas Can Win

Burnt Orange Nation has a preview with Texas’ expectations and how the Longhorns can defeat the Sooners.

Some excerpts:

[Throw] The deep ball. Look, I don’t care if Gilbert throws four picks, it’s not any worse than stalling out on offense every single drive and scoring 12 (really nine) points against UCLA.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the key to this team is to minimize the need for perfect execution. The offense simply can’t help but trip over itself this season, so we need to get down the field in fewer plays in order to avoid making mistakes that we can’t overcome.

D.J. Monroe. Get that man the ball. The newest RB flavor of the week had six rushes for 51 yards (8.5 yards per carry) against UCLA. He did have a fumble off an exchange, which always-accountable Garrett Gilbert took responsibility for, but I’ll take his explosion any day of the week and sacrifice a few errors (especially since it’s not his fault the coaches haven’t repped him properly).

Head over to Burnt Orange Nation to read the rest of the preview.

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