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Texas has shown itself to be a well-balanced team, and finding fault is difficult—not impossible, but difficult.
Allowing 31 points to Ole Miss and 36 points to Oklahoma State does not bode well for an October that starts off against West Virginia.
West Virginia is led by current Heisman favorite Geno Smith, who blew up Baylor for 70 points.
To gain an advantage over WVU, Texas is going to have to ramp up the defense. The great news for Texas is that it won't have to ramp it up too much, as long as the Longhorns are constantly improving and never taking a step back.
West Virginia has proved that all you really need to do to take down the Mountaineers is gain a 14-point lead. After all, the Mountaineers are more than happy to trade scores with you for 60 minutes.
Texas has amassed nine sacks so far this season but will need to bring all the pass pressure it has to disrupt a very talented West Virginia squad.
After that, it falls on the secondary—the same secondary that inexplicably gave up big plays to Ole Miss in Week 3.
Texas has a tie for first place as far as needed adjustments go, and it's between the secondary and the defensive line.
The line has to put pressure on the quarterback, and the secondary has to defend the passes that are going to be flying quickly out of the pocket.
If the Longhorns give anyone in October time to develop plays, it's going to be a painful month. If they emerge still undefeated, then the Big 12 title and a potential national championship appearance will be the reward.