SOPHOMORE MALCOM BROWN, TEXAS RUNNING BACKFOR THE PAST few years, Texas fell short in replacing the likes of Jamaal Charles and Cedric Benson in terms of overall production in the backfield. The Longhorns received some help from Cody Johnson, Tre Newton, Vondrell McGee and Chris Ogbonnaya, but none of these players reached an elite status. Since Charles’ departure in 2007, the Longhorns found themselves without a standout running back who could produce consistently on the field. Attrition and injury took their toll on any up-and-coming talent, leading to mediocre results in the Longhorns’ running game. Until last year, that is. Led by sophomores....

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