Recipe for Success: The Texas Longhorns’ Running Game


Everyone has an opinion. Ask around town ... most people tell you that the Longhorns will only go as far as David Ash takes them or that a Big 12 Championship rests on the shoulders of the Longhorn defense. Others like Ben Kercheval from the Bleacher Report think it is the running game, and I agree. Sure, David Ash and the Longhorn defense needs to perform at a high level to ensure at return to the top, but I firmly believe the position that can be the catalysts for success is running back.

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A strong running game sets up open looks downfield and  keeps the defense resting on the sideline.  Johnathan Gray worked hard in the off-season and by all accounts has looked

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James Schleicher

James Schleicher is the publisher of Horns Illustrated magazine. He's also a fifth generation Texan and lifelong Austinite. Follow @HornsIllus twitter to keep up with all things Horns Illustrated.