Texas' Monroe finally fulfilling promise
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By JIM VERTUNO
AP Sports Writer
AUSTIN, Texas -- D.J. Monroe touched the ball for the first time as a Texas Longhorn and went 89 yards for a touchdown. That was Sept. 5, 2009.
Since then, coach Mack Brown has spent his weekly press conferences hearing variations of the same question: "Why doesn't D.J. get the ball more?"
The answers were simple: Too inconsistent. Struggled to catch. Crowded backfield. Needed to learn the playbook.
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