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Bowl Week Blueprint in Place

Brown will use the Holiday Bowl as a blueprint

If it worked during the bowl season, then it should also work for spring football. At least that's Texas coach Mack Brown's stance as his Longhorns began spring training Friday afternoon at Denius Fields.

Part of the blueprint for success in Texas' 52-34 thumping of Arizona State in the 2007 Holiday Bowl was a get-tough emphasis that demanded accountability and opened all positions on the depth chart. It came on the heels of Texas' embarrassing 38-30 loss at Texas A&M. "We got the players' attention," Brown said Friday. "We have got to go back and do the little things 'right' again. We did that... Recommended Stories