October 23, 2007

Breaking down the Texas Longhorn offense

Nebraska Opponent Offensive Scouting Report

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

Record: 6-2 overall, 2-2 in Big 12 Conference
National Ranking: 16
Conference: Big 12 (South Division)

Head Coach: Mack Brown (Florida State, 1972): In his 10th season at Texas, 99-24 overall, 5-1 vs. Nebraska
Offensive Coordinator: Greg Davis

When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2:35 p.m (CDT)
Where: Darrell K. Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium (85, 123)
TV: ABC (Regional)
Radio: Host Communications
Series Record: Texas leads 7-4
Base Offensive Formation: Pro Set

Field General: Sophomore Colt McCoy (6-3, 205), the Big 12 Conference's 2006 Offensive Freshman of the Year, is the nation's 20th-ranked passer. He's thrown for 2,169 yards (271.1 per game) and 15 touchdowns. He's been picked off 12 times.

Running The Football: Junior Jamaal Charles (6-1, 200) is the second leading rusher in the Big 12 Conference, averaging 90.25 yards per game. He's scored eight touchdowns in 2007. Backup Vondrell McGee (5-10, 205) is averaging 4.9 yards per carry and fullback / tailback Chris Ogbonnaya (6-1, 225) is averaging 2.8 yards per plunge.

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