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Jarrett Allen named to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award watch list

If Jarrett Allen can develop a killer sky-hook, it may help Texas win some ball games. It may also make him a lock to win an award named after the sky-hook’s most famous user. The highly -regarded, McDonald’s All-American incoming freshman from Round Rock was added to the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas is not sound, but was beaten soundly

MANHATTAN, Kan. — On the heels of an inspired win at home over Big 12 basement dweller Iowa State, Texas faithful came into this road game looking for a well-coached, well-prepared team and found one. Wearing purple. Bill Snyder’s bunch, as usual, played its customary disciplined, focused football. At least … Read More

Five key plays: Kansas State 24, Texas 21

MANHATTAN, Kan. — There were 140 snaps taken in Texas’ 24-21 loss to Kansas State on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Early deficit (again) Kansas State struck first on its homecoming as quarterback Jesse Ertz turned his … Read More

K-State chews up the first half, keeps Texas waiting

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Sterlin Gilbert might be new around here, but he’s well versed in what happens at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. “If you know anything about K-State football,” the Texas offensive coordinator said, “you know your possessions are going to be diminished in this football game.” Texas offensive players … Read More

Kansas State 24, Texas 21: Inconsistency leads to a loss, like ‘a broken record’

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder tried to console his Texas counterpart on Saturday after the 77-year-old wizard finished conducting a masterclass in organized football. “We both tried to give it away,” Snyder told Charlie Strong after the Longhorns stumbled their way through a 24-21 defeat. “Good luck … Read More

Sophomore linebackers Freeman, Wheeler unable to carry Texas

MANHATTAN, Kan. — For Edwin Freeman, an interception and a fumble recovery ended up being a consolation prize. Texs forced three turnovers in its 24-21 loss to Kansas State on Saturday. Freeman recorded his first career interception and his first career fumble recovery, but he wasn’t in the mood to … Read More

Third and Longhorns: Inside Texas-Kansas State

WHY TEXAS (3-4, 1-3) LOST: Well, it was a total team effort — offense, defense, even special teams. Yes, the defense forced three turnovers and pretty much shut the Wildcats down in the second half, but the slow, sluggish start lowlighted by missed tackles in the first half literally proved … Read More