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Five questions with Texas football beat writer Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman

Five questions with Texas football beat writer Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman

Maryland will open its football season against Texas on Saturday, so The Baltimore Sun asked Brian Davis, who covers the Longhorns for the Austin American-Statesman, five questions about the matchup.

Considering that Texas is the only team in the Top 25 that had a losing record last season, how much pressure is there on new coach Tom Herman to produce right away?

Actually, not as much as one might think. Texas administrators know that Herman is a dynamic coach who has already implemented sweeping changes inside the program. But he’s also going into this season with former coach Charlie Strong’s roster, one that went 5-7 last season. There...

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