Mack Brown says he likes a good fight.
Well, if things continue to spiral downhill in his program, he’s in for the fight of his life.
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TEXAS VS. KANSAS STATE
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HORNS: THE BIG PICTURE
How does Texas compare?
Where the Longhorns rank in the Big 12 and nationally in various categories after three games. Parentheses show last week’s rankings:
Rush offense;3rd (4);46th (29)
Pass offense;4th (3);31st (T-16)
Pass efficiency;4th (4);42nd (32)
Total offense;3rd (3);30th (11)
Scoring;6th (T-3);53rd (T-36)
Rush defense;10th (10);121st (121)
Pass defense;5th (6);29th (40)
Total defense;10th (10);114th (115)
Sacks;10th (T-7);T-110th (T-89)
Turnover margin;4th (T-4);T-40th (T-27)
The season so far
Texas 56, New Mexico State 7: Ash, Johnson highlight a record-breaking night for the offense.
BYU 40, Texas 21: Horns implode defensively and see Ash, Johnson get injured.
Ole Miss 44, Texas 23: No Ash, little defense and a second-half implosion.
2013 vs. 2012, 2011
How the Longhorns compare statistically with the 2012 and 2011 teams’ averages and totals after three games (*average per game):