You're counting down the days, I'm sure. We're so close, and yet so far from the season's opening weekend. I can't wait for it, and I'm sure every player in the Big 12 can't either. So, despite being a bit far off, we'll take a look at each team's opener, inspired by our friends over at the Big Ten blog.
We started this series at the top of the alphabet, and it's time for the Longhorns.
Week 1 Opponent: Rice
Coach: David Bailiff, fifth year (19-30)
2010 record: 4-8 (3-5, Conference USA)
Returning starters: 20 (9 offense, 9 defense, 2 specialists)
About the Owls: Last year's opener against the Owls in Houston for the Longhorns was the first sign things might not be fantastic in Austin. They won somewhat easily, but for the
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