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Tweaking the Offense

Coming out of the Iowa State game, the Longhorns were still largely operating an offense designed for original starting quarterback David Ash. But with Ash's injury, the Longhorns have made some changes that have helped out new starter Case McCoy.

1) Heavy reliance on the run Case McCoy has thrown the ball just 40 times over the last two games, a huge difference from the Iowa State game where McCoy aired it out 45 times. And those extra plays have most certainly gone to the running game. Against Oklahoma, Texas ran the ball on 73.2 percent of its 82 plays (22 passes, 21 for McCoy). Versus TCU, that number was … 73.2 percent (52 of 71 plays...