The Texas Longhorns' football program operates under high expectations year in and year out as one of the best in the country.
During Mack Brown's tenure in Austin, the Horns boast a streak of nine seasons with at least 10 wins and another streak of 12 seasons with at least nine wins, tops in the nation.
The consistent drive for excellence shows every season, but even with all the bar set very high, there still remains the shadowy unknowns each campaign.
Colt McCoy's transformation from three-star recruit to the NCAA's all-time leader in career wins is the latest example of the unexpected, and surely more unforeseen events are bound to happen.
Here are some of the expected and potentially unexpected events ticketed for the 2010 season.