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Texas Will Simplify Defense for Bowl Game

Texas' defensive breakdowns have surfaced rumors of possible coaching changes, but how does Mack Brown intend to shore-up his defensive lapses as Texas prepares for Arizona State's potent passing attack? For starters, Brown intends to simplify the defense heading into the December 27 Holiday Bowl.

"We probably tried to do too much, given the injuries, and we gave up too many big plays," Brown said. "There were a lot of good plays during that stretch where we won five games. There were too many mistakes. After going back and studying it, we felt like one of the problems was we had done too much and that takes away some of the aggressiveness. They're thinking too much. We are simplifying on...

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