Asked whether he would like to remain the play caller for the Texas Longhorns past the 2015 season, Jay Norvell replied succinctly.
"Absolutely, I'd want the job," he said.
To accomplish that feat, the group will have to continue improving, especially in picking up twists and blitzes by opposing defenses. But Norvell has already seen improvement from the team in runnig the up-tempo offense. Tuesday's practice featured the most plays the offense has been able to run since installing it during the spring.
"We had a fabulous practice today, probably the best practice we've had," he said. "I think that's a great sign, this isn't a team that feels sorry for itself."
As evidenced by the consistent play-action passes and the wide receiver throw from senior Marcus Johnson called back for being an illegal forward pass, Norvell wants to field an aggressive offense known for taking calculated chances down the field.
With redshirt frehsman quarterback Jerrod Heard showing nice touch on those throws, the Horns are well on their way to achieving that identity -- as long as the protection can hold up, that is.