As Texas has stumbled through the better part of a decade, the Longhorns haven’t made things any easier on themselves with their scheduling philosophy.
In addition to the annual Big 12 round robin, UT annually loads up in the non-conference slate. With dates against USC and Maryland, this season is no exception.
Tom Herman can take a little solace in the fact that his team gets two of its toughest games in Austin. Still, this isn’t the kind of slate to help the ‘Horns ease into a new era.
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— Written by Allen Kenney, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network. Kenney is founder and editor of BlatantHomerism.com and host of the Blatant Homerism Podcast. Follow him on Twitter @BlatantHomerism.