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Longhorns need help from Lake Travis ASAP; Shaka Smart’s squad ready to impress

Posted November 13th, 2017

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Could a Cavalier rescue the Longhorns in 2018?

The Austin American-Statesman’s Brian Davis makes the argument that the most important signing for Tom Herman in the 2018 recruiting class is also the most unheralded. Lake Travis’ kicker Cameron Dicker’s skill set is sorely needed by the Longhorns after yet another missed field goal attempt on Saturday against Kansas. He is considered the No. 1 recruit in the nation at his position.

Texas DBs catching up to Texas WRs

On Saturday, yet another defensive back scored a touchdown on an interception return this season. With five of them spread over three players, the Longhorns defense is providing a spark to the scoring even when the offense is sputtering. The Austin American-Statesman’s Danny Davis points out that total ties a school record set in 1987 and matched in 2000. That total is also only three fewer touchdowns than the Texas wide receivers have this year.

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Texas women romp in first game

Guard Lashann Higgs scored 18 points, Brooke McCarty had 14, and the Longhorns posted a 51-25 advantage on the boards in a resounding 95-59 season-opening victory over Stetson at the Erwin Center.

Newcomer Jatarie White led all players with nine rebounds and junior forward Jordan Hosey chipped in a career-high 13 points.

Texas wide receiver Lorenzo Joe’s touchdown reception on the Longhorns’ first play was one of the key plays in the Saturday victory. (Stephen Spillman/for American-Statesman)

5 key plays in Texas’ win over Kansas

Hookem.com’s Danny Davis puts together his five key plays from the game on Saturday that were an integral part to the Longhorns’ win.

Shaka Smart’s squad ready to impress

After Texas’ 105-59 dismantling of Northwestern State on Friday, the Austin American-Statesman’s Cedric Golden argues that this Longhorns team is coach Shaka Smart’s best one yet. It features a rotation that goes nine deep,  including soon-to-be one-and-done big man Mo Bamba, point forward/Swiss army knife Dylan Osetkowski and freshman point guard Matt Coleman.

Texas-Kansas recap:

Kirk Bohls: Texas’ future includes a possible bowl, but definitely some more work

Game recap: Texas 42, Kansas 27: Seniors stepping up as Longhorns move closer to bowl eligibility

Texas notebook: Dorian Leonard and Gary Johnson exit Kansas win with injuries

Third and Longhorns: Inside Texas 42, Kansas 27

What Tom Herman said after Texas beat Kansas

Our 4 Texas-Kansas pregame questions — answered

Texas 42, Kansas 27: The expanded boxscore

Highlights:

WATCH: Hurdle by WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey brings Texas offense to life

WATCH: Antwuan Davis makes second interception of game to deny Kansas points

WATCH: Antwuan Davis, pride of Bastrop, scores pick-6 touchdown for Texas

WATCH: Shane Buechele throws 49-yard bomb to Lorenzo Joe on 1st play from scrimmage

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