September 13, 2006

Time to start anew

The streak is over. The tears have been shed. The sickness is finally beginning to subside.

Yes, it's been a rough go of it for Longhorn fans since their team fell victim to the top-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes, ending Texas' incredible 21-game winning streak and knocking the defending national champs out the lead pack for this year's national title race.

The obvious initial reaction for most Texas fans was one of shock and disappointment. The Horns' missed their chance to slip into the top spot in the polls, and a Longhorn team that was actually favored to win the game didn't perform well on either side of the ball. Some doomsayers predicted that the Horns were heading for a tailspin from which they would not recover. Throw out all hopes of a national title, or even a run at the conference crown, they said.

It's time to put things into perspective.

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