There was nothing memorable about Sam Stafford’s first and only inning on the mound this season before Tuesday’s start against Rice. No pre-game excitement or adrenaline rush when he got the word he would be starting.
Spring is a time to build depth in order to prepare for future injuries and the unexpected. As the Texas football team learned last season, it needs to be deep in all areas in case something tragic happens at the most inopportune moment
The Longhorns’ final loss of the season, an 81-80 overtime heartbreaker to Wake Forest in the first round of the NCAA tournament Thursday, was indicative of their entire year, complete with missed free throws and missed layups.