INSIDER: E-Newsletter Game 1 Texas vs. New Mexico State

Daje Johnson (Photo: Don Bender)
Daje Johnson (Photo: Don Bender)

Five Questions – New Mexico State


By Steve Habel


Never have the Longhorns seemed so enigmatic one minute and so dominating the next.

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Playing before a crowd of 99,623and a national television audience, the 15th-ranked Longhorns found that space, in several meanings of the term, was the differentiating factor in their first game of the 2013 season. From a stunning beginning to a scintillating finish, Texas ultimately produced a 56-7 win against New Mexico State at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on August 31.

For the game’s first 28 minutes,

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