RCB Tarell Brown and safety Tyrell Gatewood have been reinstated to the Texas football team, coach…
Too Many Free Passes?
"We're giving up too many big passes," head coach Mack Brown said, "and we've to figure out why. Part of it is because we're doing such a great job against the run and people are throwing it more. Most of the time when people are forced to throw because they can't run, you're going to win the game." The Horns put the clamps on North Texas (87 passing yards) and Rice (84 passing yards through three quarters with Texas holding a 45-0 lead). The damage has come from the likes of Ohio State and Iowa State (i.e., the quality teams on Texas' September slate). The Buckeyes were held to 79 yards rushing, but dissected Texas' pass defense as QB Troy Smith completed 17-of-26 for 269 yards. It can be argued that those numbers came courtesy of the Heisman front-runner who deftly picked his spots against a depleted Texas secondary. Last Saturday, the Cyclones managed all of 21 yards on 27 rushes while QB Bret Meyer was 24-of-43 for 274 yards passing. "We're not used to those kinds of numbers...
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