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No 'Secondary' Concern?

Texas replaces three starting DBs from a 2007 defense that yielded a school record 277.8 passing ypg, and that may not be such a bad thing. Here's how secondary coach Duane Akina sizes up his young troops following the first week of August camp.

First of all, they're fast. Real fast. "The first thing that jumps out at you is the team speed," Akina noted. "We've got a lot of it." Second, the unit is dripping with so much raw talent that Akina likens the bunch to when safety Michale Huff (2005 Thorpe Award winner), Aaron Ross (2006 Thorpe Award winner and CB Cedric Griffin (All-Big 12) were freshmen. "They all played at a young age...

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