It may not have been the prettiest game to watch at times, but when you break it down to its most basic parts, there wasn't a whole lot more that Texas could have done last night against New Mexico. After a couple of first half drives that led to field goal attempts (one missed, one made), Texas scored touchdowns the rest of the way:
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That's not to say Texas was perfect, or to dismiss any legitimate concerns -- particularly those that, without improvement, will prove costly against the top teams in the Big 12 -- but for a game that didn't feel all that great, the drive chart provides some helpful context. Bob Davie wanted to prevent Texas from getting in a rhythm by making it a slow, low-possession game, and that's exactly the game we got.