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That’ll fix everything!
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TEXAS VS. KANSAS STATE
7 p.m. Saturday, ABC, 1300, 98.1
QUESTIONS FACING THE HORNS
1. Injuries: Will we see quarterback David Ash, receiver/tailback Daje Johnson, right guard Mason Walters or right tackle Josh Cochran on Saturday? This offense needs playmakers.
2. Get defensive: Texas’ new-look defense under Greg Robinson looked eerily similar to the one we saw in Provo. Can he make some fixes stick with another week under his belt?
3. Hello, conference: The Longhorns, off to a 1-2 start for the first time since 1998, are limping into the start of their Big 12 schedule — literally and figuratively. Will they right their ship?
THEN AND NOW
How this year’s Texas-Ole Miss game compared with last year’s for the Longhorns statistically:
Time of poss.;37:03;31:49