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No. 15 Longhorns hope to bounce back against Kansas

Texas head coach Tom Herman said the Longhorns need to tackle better than they did in their loss to Oklahoma, and therefore will add live tackling to the practice schedule (photo by Don Bender / Horns Illustrated).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — There could not be a better weekend for the Texas Longhorns to face Kansas at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium than the week after the contest against Oklahoma.

There are plenty of people who have covered the Longhorns for a while who remember years when Texas had to play Arkansas a week after facing OU, creating a back-to-back that was not for the faint of heart.

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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 .