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6:15 pm November 4th, 2017

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth

Golden: Texas may or may not be bowl worthy, but the offense definitely isn’t

FORT WORTH — Close your eyes and ask yourself this question: Is Texas a bowl team? If you answered yes, then congratulations, you’re a diehard Longhorns fan and a credit to the burnt orange nation. You’re also extremely nervous going into these last three games because it’s very possible that your team will be home for the holidays for the third straight year. If you answered no, then there’s no need to update your prescription. The Horns may end up playing a 13th game next month, but it will have to be with a better offense than this group the defense has carried for most of the season. You’ve all noticed that the Horns have fallen on Depression-era-like hard times on offense. The 31-point win over Baylor was real, but Baylor just got its first win of the season and had to travel all the way to Lawrence, Kan. to get … Read more

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Saturday

September 22, 2018

college football

LISTEN: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 31, TCU 16

Statesman writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis, and Danny Davis discuss Texas’ 31-16 win over the TCU Horned Frogs. The Horns improved to 3-1 overall and opened Big 12 play with a win that snapped a four-game losing streak to the Frogs. Check it out.   … Read More

Sunday

November 5, 2017

Texas defenders not pointing fingers at the offense after 24-7 loss to TCU

FORT WORTH — The Longhorns leftover from last season’s roster might feel they are currently living in a Bizzaro World. In 2016, Texas was scoring a respectable 31.9 points per game. That ranked 46th nationally. The UT defense, though, was suffering through the second-worst season in school history (31.5 PPG). Read More

No. 8 TCU 24, Texas 7: 5 key plays

FORT WORTH — There were 143 snaps taken in Texas’ 24-7 loss to TCU on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: TCU receiver KaVontae Turpin (25) throws the ball to running back Sewo Olonilua on a trick play at Amon G. Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Texas may or may not be bowl worthy, but the offense definitely isn’t

FORT WORTH — Close your eyes and ask yourself this question: Is Texas a bowl team? If you answered yes, then congratulations, you’re a diehard Longhorns fan and a credit to the burnt orange nation. You’re also extremely nervous going into these last three games because it’s very possible that your … Read More

TCU 24, Texas 7: Offensive ineptitude a major concern as Longhorns’ future grows uncertain

FORT WORTH — Two things were undeniable after eighth-ranked TCU cruised to an easy 24-7 victory over Texas at Amon G. Carter Stadium on Saturday night. The Longhorns have a terrific defense. It was the eighth consecutive game this unit has played winning football. “It always hurts to lose, it … Read More

Texas notebook: Shane Buechele remains under center as three-quarterback plan falls apart

FORT WORTH — Texas may have planned to throw three quarterbacks at the nation’s eighth-ranked scoring defense, but the Longhorns really only used one in the 24-7 loss to TCU. Shane Buechele took the bulk of the snaps. A concussion sidelined freshman Sam Ehlinger for a second … Read More

Saturday

November 4, 2017

Texas fans ‘Sound Off’ as frustration boils over following loss to TCU

Hookem.com asked Texas fans to “Sound Off” on our Facebook page after they watched the Longhorns struggle mightily in a 24-7 loss to No. 8-ranked TCU. As you can imagine, we got plenty of responses from frustrated and deflated fans after UT only produced 263 offensive yards and one … Read More

Our 4 Texas-TCU pregame questions — answered

Saturday, we looked at four questions that Texas was facing ahead of its matchup with TCU. Here’s how they played out: 1. Did Texas play three quarterbacks? No. Any possibility that we’d see Shane Buechele, Sam Ehlinger and Jerrod Heard all take snaps — Tom Herman intimated this week that … Read More

What Tom Herman said after Texas fell flat in 24-7 loss to TCU

The Texas offense sputtered in a frustrating 24-7 loss to No. 8-ranked TCU on Saturday at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. The Longhorns only managed 263 offensive yards, including nine on the ground. After the game, UT coach Tom Herman spoke to the media. Here is some … Read More

TCU 24, Texas 7: The expanded boxscore

A look back at how it all happened Saturday night: First quarter TCU 7, Texas 0. The opening quarter was one to forget for Texas, which accumulated all of minus-2 yards of offense over only six total snaps. The Longhorns also were flagged for two personal fouls and a … Read More

No. 8 TCU 24, Texas 7: Offense takes the night off as Frogs ride quick start

It’s over at Amon Carter Stadium in Fort Worth. Texas, which was a 7-point underdog tonight, has fallen to No. 8 TCU, 24-7. You can turn your clocks back an hour later. The Longhorns will still be on the wrong side of .500. Why Texas (4-5, 3-3) lost We’ve heard … Read More

WATCH: Collin Johnson hauls in 33-yard touchdown pass from Shane Buechele

Texas is on the scoreboard, and Collin Johnson is back in the end zone. The Longhorns scored on a 33-yard pass from quarterback Shane Buechele to wide receiver Johnson, who made an acrobatic grab to cut the TCU lead to 17-7 with 8 minutes, 41 seconds left in the second … Read More

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Social reaction: Texas fans show frustration over hapless offense in loss to TCU

Texas fans don’t have happy memories of their last trip to Fort Worth, but they’ll hope to create some new ones as the Longhorns march into Amon G. Carter Stadium. Coach Tom Herman is hoping to take his team back above .500 with a win over TCU. Whether you made … Read More

Friday

November 3, 2017

Football

Which way now? Texas needs critical win at TCU to kickstart a November surge

November should be one of the most exciting months of the athletic year. Around the Texas athletic department, it’s oddly quiet. The UT soccer and volleyball programs are gearing up for the NCAA postseason. The women’s basketball team just debuted at No. 2 in the Associated Press Top 25 preseason … Read More

Texas-TCU: 5 key matchups to watch

Here are five key Texas-TCU matchups to watch on Saturday: Texas’ Shane Buechele vs. TCU’s defense Texas coach Tom Herman has played mum on his quarterback situation this week, but it’s likely the Longhorns will go with Shane Buechele for the second straight game. It just makes sense. Texas had … Read More