28 Dec

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Texas is all business as it rolls into Valero Alamo Bowl versus Utah

Texas will ring in the new year by taking on No. 11 Utah in the Valero Alamo Bowl at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 31 in a game that will be broadcast on ESPN (photo courtesy Valero Alamo Bowl).

By Steve Habel
Senior Contributing Writer

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — It has been almost a month since the Texas football team played a game, but the weeks between that regular season-ending win over Texas Tech and when the Longhorns stepped off the bus here Friday to finish their preparations for the Valero Alamo Bowl have been busy and productive.

Texas head coach Tom Herman fired some coaches, moved some others around and hired former Ohio State running mate Chris Ash to be his new defensive coordinator. Herman and his staff also inked 17 players to the fold during the early signing period after three weeks of traveling the state and securing those commitments.

Oh, and the Longhorns also have