Habe on the Horns | Doyle’s Genteel Countenance Hides a Needed Mean Streak

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By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

AUSTIN – Until the career-ending injury to starting center Dominic Espinosa midway through the third quarter of Texas’ season-opening win against North Texas in 2014, Taylor Doyle was likely earmarked to implant his stamp on Longhorn football via occasional appearances in mop-up roles and on the scout team.

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Boy, how things have changed.

Doyle is now Texas’ man in the middle at center and one of the faces of the team. He player in all 13 games – and started 11of them – and performed well [article-offer]

Steve Habel

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 .

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