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.
All that matters to Texas coach Mack Brown this week is trying to win a game.
Any talk in Austin about the biggest game on the Longhorns’ schedule inevitably comes around to whether its “win or else” for Brown after 16 seasons as the Texas coach.
It’s been a good season for No. 12 Oklahoma running the football – a pair of 300-yard outings against Louisiana-Monroe and West Virginia and a 212-yard performance in a tough win at Notre Dame.
UT medical staff says quarterback David Ash will not play next week against No. 11 Oklahoma because of lingering effects of a head injury.
It has only happened five times during Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops’ 15-year tenure, but occasionally another team comes to town and beats the Sooners on their home field.
For a quarterback with exactly one collegiate start, Blake Bell is about as prepared as one can be to face a marquee opponent on the road.
Baylor got off to another fast start, scoring at least 28 points in the first quarter for the third game in a row.
Coach Bob Stoops said Monday that junior Blake Bell will start on Saturday against Tulsa. He says Trevor Knight suffered a bruised knee late in the first half of Oklahoma’s 16-7 win over West Virginia and will miss one to two weeks.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops says it was consistency in practice that won Trevor Knight the job as the Sooners’ starting quarterback.
Davis, who started every game during Barry Switzer’s first three seasons as head coach and won national championships in 1974 and 1975, died Sunday in a plane crash in South Bend, Ind. He was 60.
While his teammates were sprinting as fast as they could in front of NFL scouts and working up a sweat throwing and catching passes, Lane Johnson had little to do during Oklahoma’s pro day.