Speed kills. And perhaps in more ways than one.
The Texas Longhorns' transition back into a spread offense, a move that could transform the program's fortunes and futures, will undoubtedly put the spotlight on a number of players, but it could also shrink the roles of others.
The offense returns all but one starter and features explosiveness across the board at the skill positions. So while some rise to the occasion, the space they occupy will inevitably force others to sit aside.
Moving in this direction can be a double-edged sword, enhancing the roles of those catered to this offense while reducing the potential of those unfit to the scheme, but it could become a necessary evil for the Longhorns' BCS aspirations.