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Game Three Snapshot: Texas football heads west to face USC

Running back Chris Warren broke the 100-yard rushing mark for the fifth time in the Longhorns' victory over San Jose State (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

AUSTIN, Texas — Here are a few of the things worth watching from the Longhorns in their first road game of the season ... and it’s a doozy, against fourth-ranked Southern California. The contest kicks off at 7:30 p.m. CDT Saturday at the sold-out Los Angeles Memorial Colisuem:

NOTES, QUOTES, PLAYERS TO WATCH

• Either sophomore Shane Buechele (who passed for 375 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in a week 1 loss to Maryland) or true freshman

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .