Will the Texas Longhorns have an improved season in 2015? It's a question at the forefront of the burnt orange faithful as fall camp approaches.
What even defines an improved season? What are reasonable expectations for a team that lost a number of key contributors defensively and still faces so many question marks offensively.
Fuitak weighs in:
The season will be a success if ... Texas wins ten games. That's a tall, tall order considering the Longhorns aren't going to be better than Notre Dame, Oklahoma, TCU or Baylor - and all four of those games are away from Austin. But Texas has to be above that. There are more than enough good players across the board to expect this coaching staff to do more, and while it might take a bowl victory to get there, ten wins would be a sufficient second act for Strong.
What happens if Texas doesn't win 10 games, as seems likely given the four road games? Will eight wins be enough to keep some fans from getting dissatisfied by the early returns from the Charlie Strong era?