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Longhorn Spring Football Notes & Analysis

McCoy passes to Pittman as Greg Davis looks on.

Day One of Texas football spring drills began Friday with (no surprise) a veteran core of receivers putting some smooth moves on a young-but-confident group of DBs.

Texas coach Mack Brown said the first day of spring training is, annually, the first day of the New Year for Texas football. As expected, a team that returns all seven of its top receivers had the upper-hand (especially on a damp turf) against a secondary that replaces three starters. Yet, the wet-behind-the-ears DBs gave evidence that they would not concede an inch to the more seasoned pass...

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