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Five questions: TCU

Deep passes to speed receivers like Devin Duvernay would add to the explosiveness of the Texas football team's offense, forcing opposing defenses to adjust, which would then create more running room near the line of scrimmage (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Texas offensive attack handcuffed by an inexperienced and overwhelmed offensive line and a non-existent rushing game has its share of challenges with even middling defenses, an unescapable aspect to the 2017 season that has kept the Longhorns from at least three wins.

Given that realization, trying to move the ball consistently — much less score — against an opponent as strong on defense as No. 8 TCU proved to be too daunting a task Saturday, a result illustrated by a 24-7 Horned Frogs win over Texas before a crowd of 48,042 fans at Amon G. Carter Stadium.

The Horned Frogs (8-1 overall, 5-1 in Big 12 play) didn’t do a lot