Texas football’s depth continues to be tested

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Linebacker Joseph Ossai is among several upperclass leaders Texas head coach Tom Herman said have had a significant impact on helping their younger teammates adjust to the rigors of the college game (photo by Don Bender / Horns Illustrated).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — Injuries to the Texas secondary and running backs have had a huge impact on the team this season, so it might come as a surprise to some that the Longhorns actually have had players miss fewer games because of injuries than they did through seven games in 2018 ... and regardless of the number of injuries, No. 15 Texas is just a game off the pace it set last year when it finished 10-4, played for the Big 12 championship and beat Georgia in the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

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Steve Habel

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 .

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