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Game 7 Snapshot: Texas returns home to face No. 10 Oklahoma State

Michael Dickson has become a real weapon for the Texas football team, leading the nation with a net average of 44.81 yards per punt (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

AUSTIN, Texas — Here are a few of the things to watch for as the Longhorns (3-3 overall, 2-1 in Big 12 play) return home to square off against No. 10 Oklahoma State (5-1, 2-1 in Big 12) at 11 a.m. at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

NOTES, QUOTES, PLAYERS TO WATCH

• True freshman San Ehlinger has become the heart and unquestioned offensive leader of this team. Expect Ehlinger to remain as the Longhorns’ starting quarterback. He had 278 yards passing with a touchdown and a gutsy 106 yards on the ground on 22 bone-crunching carries Oct. 14 against Oklahoma and continues to show his moxie and swagger. Ehlinger will not back down from the challenge or wilt in in the spotlight, as evidenced in his play this year.

• Junior punter Michael Dickson is a

 

 

The Habe is Steve Habel, Horns Illustrated’s senior editor. He was the magazine’s first staff member, in 1994, and has covered Texas sports ever since. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .