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Day One: Brown Says Horns In 'Great Shape'

Benson "looked damn fast" on Day One

The &quot;best off season since we&#145;ve been here&quot; (<B>Mack Brown</B>, February) leading to the &quot;best spring training since we&#146;ve been here&quot; (Brown, April) has resulted in the &quot;best summer workouts that we&#146;ve had since we&#146;ve been here&quot; (Brown, August 7). Is it just a bunch of coach-speak, or will it translate into Texas finally being the best of show in the Big 12 since&#133;well, since Brown&#146;s been here?

What it meant during the first day of preseason workouts at Denius Field Thursday was a more revved up and spirited session than many predicted. "When you’re in shape, practice is more fun," Brown said. "We set the tempo but they kept up with it. That’s the biggest thing. They’re in good enough shape. They ran through it, and they focused throughout the practice." This, despite the strength...

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