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Texas special teams outlook for 2018: How will Longhorns adjust to life without Michael Dickson?

Texas special teams outlook for 2018: How will Longhorns adjust to life without Michael Dickson?

Editor's note: This article was originally published on Feb. 28.Texas’ special teams were a Jekyll-and-Hyde unit in 2017, highlighted by two disparate kicking specialists. On one end of the spectrum was standout punter Michael Dickson, who kicked his way to both the Ray Guy Award and Texas Bowl MVP.On the opposite end were kickers Joshua Rowland and Mitchell Becker. The pair combined to go 11 of 19 on field goal attempts, often forcing head coach Tom Herman to eschew scoring opportunities in opposing territory. While Dickson was often Herman’s best weapon, Texas’ kickers limited the...

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