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Running back injuries leave Longhorns short on one preseason goal

Junior Daniel Young is the third Texas running back to suffer an injury during preseason camp (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas football team, after a month of preparation in the summer heat and intense work on the field and in its meeting rooms, gets set to head into its final practices this week for the season opener Saturday night against Louisiana Tech at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

Much anticipation and high expectations surround the Longhorns, who enter play with a bevy of talented players and experience across the roster.

The Longhorns went into the preseason with

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 .