Case McCoy passed for two touchdowns and ran for another and Texas kept its Big 12 title hopes alive Thursday night with a 41-16 win over Texas Tech.
In February 2010, the Texas Longhorns signed a group of recruits ranked among the best classes in the nation. They were supposed to be the next group chasing Big 12 and national championships at a powerhouse program.
No. 23 Texas has lost leading rusher Johnathan Gray for the season to a torn Achilles tendon.
The agent for coach Nick Saban told Texas officials in January that Texas was the only school he would consider leaving Alabama for, and his success with the Crimson Tide had put him under ‘special pressure’
Alongside fifth-ranked Baylor, No. 13 Oklahoma, No. 15 Texas Tech and No. 18 Oklahoma State, it’s unranked Texas (5-2, 4-0) that can take sole possession of first place over the idle Bears with a win at home Saturday against Kansas.
Mack Brown and the Texas Longhorns are hitting the reset button on their season again after a big victory in the Red River Rivalry.
For a guy who has spent most of his career as a backup, Case McCoy carries himself with the swagger of a national championship-winning quarterback.
After a 36-20 victory over Oklahoma, the only win for McCoy and this group of Texas seniors, the tone of their final season has suddenly changed.
Case McCoy and these Texas seniors gave Mack Brown a much needed and long-awaited win over Oklahoma.
Every other program that takes itself seriously as a national power would have fired Brown by now. Most observers at this point feel like it’s one if not two years past due.
All that matters to Texas coach Mack Brown this week is trying to win a game.
With his support waning with every loss, Texas coach Mack Brown could really use a victory this Saturday in the Red River Rivalry against Oklahoma.