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Texas football family draws close as it begins preparation for Tech game

Tom Herman said he remains convinced that he is the right man to lead the Texas football team, which needs to beat Texas Tech Friday to clinch its third winning record in Herman's three seasons as the team's head coach (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel
Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — There’s not a soul on the 40 Acres that is not hurting from the Texas football team’s recent drop from contender to pretender, but it’s time to look at the windshield rather than the rear-view mirror.

Longhorns coach Tom Herman talked about putting the past in the past when he met Monday with the media for the final time in UT's irregular regular season.

His comments were about

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 .