Texas Longhorns Devin Duvernay run into the endzone putting the longhorns up 17-3 against Iowa State Cyclones Evrett Edward during the thrid quarter of a NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field, Austin, Texas. RICARDO B. BRAZZIELL/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Texas vs. Iowa State: Horns up, Horns down, and our plays of the game

Posted October 15th, 2016

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Horns up

Armanti Foreman’s 22-yard return with 1:46 left in the first half gave the offense the short field it sorely needed. The Longhorns cashed in with a Trent Domingue field goal, UT’s only first-half points.

After a quiet first half, quarterback Shane Buechele hit Jerrod Heard with a 37-yard touchdown pass to give Texas a lead it wouldn’t relinquish.

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Horns down

A three-point first half against a team that’s 4-14 over its last 18 games is never good for business. The Horns played in an offensive slumber in the first half before waking up.

Kris Boyd was called for taunting after the Horns stopped Iowa State on a third down at the Iowa State 45. Instead of getting the ball back, the defense was kept on the field for another six plays.

Offensive play of the game

After a first-half slumber, the Horns  scored 21 points in the third quarter, the most spectacular coming on a 75-yard touchdown throw from Buechele to Devin Duvernay. That put Texas up by 11 points, its first double-digit lead since the loss at Cal.

Defensive play of the game

Junior defensive tackle Poona Ford plugged the middle and stopped Iowa State running back Mike Warren for no gain on fourth-and-1 at the Texas 25-yard line, keeping the Horns’ second-half shutout alive.

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