04 Nov

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Longhorns hopeful for return of Sterns, Foster to bolster pass defense

Texas football head coach Tom Herman said Monday that safety Caden Sterns, the Big 12's top defensive freshman in 2018, is expected to return to the field Saturday against Kansas State (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — The beleaguered Texas defense, which has been a combination M*A*S*H unit and finishing school for advanced secondary play over the past month, is likely to get a boost this week with the return of some key players for the season’s stretch run.

Texas coach Tom Herman said Monday that barring any setbacks this week in practice,

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 .