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2013 Season Analysis Gm. 1 VS. New Mexico State

New Mexico State wide receiver Austin Franklin running with football

New Mexico State wide receiver Austin Franklin is Aggies' best player (Photo: Courtesy New Mexico State Athletics).

By Adam Sweeney

WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 31

SERIES RECORD: Texas 4, New Mexico State 0

LAST:  #5 Texas 66, New Mexico State 7 (2003)

THE LONGHORNS’ season opener offers an opportunity to establish a rhythm against an Aggie squad that boasts a new coach — Doug Martin — and a new starting quarterback. New Mexico State is still accepting applications for its signal caller after junior Andrew Manley transferred.

Texas last faced the Aggies in 2003 in  

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