It's not a good thing for Texas that Anthony Fera has gotten a lot of work in the punting game but the senior transfer from Penn State has taken advantage of those opportunities, averaging nearly 44 yards per punt this year.
Protecting whoever it is plays quarterback this week -- David Ash if he's healthy, Case McCoy it's not -- will be paramount for the Longhorns this week after their offensive line let them down in a lopsided loss to BYU last Saturday.
David Ash has been listed as questionable with head and shoulder injuries. He's likely to be a game-time decision and if he can't play, Texas will need Case McCoy to have a big game against Ole Miss this weekend.
“Missed tackle,” “blown assignment,” “another missed tackle” and “touchdown Brigham Young.” For those who suffered through Texas’ loss at BYU this past weekend, the firing of defensive coordinator Manny Diaz was expected. In fact, any lesser course of action would have been a surprise. Never before did a Longhorn defense look as overwhelmed as it did Saturday, providing one of the most embarrassing moments in program history. As a final salute to Diaz, here is a statistical look at just how bad things got in Provo, Utah, on Saturday.