By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer
AUSTIN, Texas — The 2019 season was one to forget for the Texas baseball team.
The first steps toward really putting that disappointing campaign in the rearview mirror took place in the fall and in the recent weeks, and the fruit of that labor will be seen for the first time Friday when the Longhorns open the 2020 season with the first of a three-game series with Rice in Houston.
This edition of the Longhorns has a lot to prove, but despite an uptick in talent and an unquestioned desire to be better, Texas will have a bevy of roadblocks. The Longhorns were picked in the preseason to finish .