October 17, 2006

Breaking down the Texas Longhorn offense

Who: Texas Longhorns
School Location: Austin, Texas
School Colors: Burnt Orange and White

2006 Record: 6-1 overall, 3-0 in the Big 12
National Ranking: No. 5
Conference: Big 12 (South Division)

Head Coach: Mack Brown (Florida State, 1974) In 9th season at Texas (89-20, 4-1 vs. Nebraska)
Offensive Coordinator: Greg Davis

When: Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, 11 a.m. (CDT)
Where: Memorial Stadium - Tom Osborne Field

TV: ABC
Radio: Pinnacle Sports Network
Series Record: Texas leads 6-4.
Base Offensive Formation: Pro Set

Field General: Redshirt freshman Colt McCoy (6-3, 195) emerged as the Longhorns' No. 1 signal caller after a fierce preseason battle with fellow frosh Jevan Snead (6-3, 215). McCoy has performed admirably in filling the void left by the departure of Vince Young who guided the Horns to their first national championship in 25 years last season. McCoy has completed 69 percent of his passes (101-of-147) for 18 touchdowns and 1,229 yards.

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