Evaluating Texas's wide receivers at the season's halfway point. …
Halfway There: Running Backs
Ask anybody for the Longhorns' strengths heading into 2013, and they would probably have mentioned the running backs first. And why not? In Johnathan Gray, Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron, the Longhorns had three running backs who had topped the 500-yard mark within the last two seasons, while all three put up 100-plus-yard games in 2012. Of course, much of the focus on the three also honed in on their offseasons. Gray entered the spring and fall camp looking like a totally different player, carrying his 207 pounds well and running with more explosion. Brown always had the talent, but the question about him always centered around his injuries. As both a freshman and a sophomore, Brown appeared to hit his stride JUST before suffering a nagging ailment that kept him from reaching top potential. And Bergeron made a big deal about dropping 20 or so pounds, largely by cutting out the Hostess products. Not surprisingly, the running back position has performed. Perhaps surprisingly, that...
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