Last year, with Texas running back D’Onta Foreman injured, Chris Warren III set a Texas freshman record with 276 rushing yards against Texas Tech and scored four touchdowns. This year, Warren is injured and Foreman is coming off a 250-yard rushing performance in Texas’ 35-34 upset of then-No. 8 Baylor.
The 6-foot-1, 249-pound Foreman presents some of the same problems the 6-2, 252-pound Warren exploited last year. The Red Raiders won last year’s game 48-45 despite Warren’s running wild, and now they have to devise a way to slow Foreman.