Texas

Longhorns

vs.

Iowa State

Cyclones

7:00 pm November 17th, 2018

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin

Texas 24, Iowa State 10: With a little help, Longhorns jump back into the Big 12 title race

All Texas coach Tom Herman ever talks about is going 1-0 each week. The big picture is irrelevant, he claims. Focus solely on that week’s opponent. On this front, he stays remarkably on-brand. Then, Herman and his players looked up Saturday during pregame at the Royal-Memorial Stadium video board. Splashed across 7,505 square feet was a broadcast of Oklahoma State’s win over West Virginia, one that propelled UT forward in the Big 12 title race. For a moment, No. 16 Iowa State was an after-thought. “Yeah, I’ve got to talk to our video board operator doing that during pregame,” Herman said. “You talk about not worrying about the big picture, and there it is in freakin’ high-definition.” Texas players suddenly had crystal-clear certainty about where they stood. Now back in control of their own destiny, the Longhorns looked dominating … Read more

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Sunday

November 18, 2018

Football

Texas 24, Iowa State 10: Five key plays

There were 130 snaps taken in No. 15 Texas’ 24-10 win over Iowa State on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. An early stop Texas won its eighth coin toss of the season, but the Longhorns once again deferred their … Read More

LISTEN: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 24, Iowa State 10

Get immediate reaction from writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis, and Danny Davis from Texas’ 24-10 win over Iowa State. Behind some quality backup play from QB Shane Buechele, the Horns improved to 8-3 overall and 6-2 in Big 12 and can qualify for the Big 12 title … Read More

Football

Texas 24, Iowa State 10: With a little help, Longhorns jump back into the Big 12 title race

All Texas coach Tom Herman ever talks about is going 1-0 each week. The big picture is irrelevant, he claims. Focus solely on that week’s opponent. On this front, he stays remarkably on-brand. Then, Herman and his players looked up Saturday during pregame at the Royal-Memorial … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: If Shane Buechele gets extended duty at Kansas, Texas should be just fine

Shane Buechele could have left for greener pastures. He lost his starting job to a younger teammate in August and was looking at holding a clipboard for the final two years of his college career. Yet he stayed. Why? “Because of my teammates,” Buechele said after Saturday night’s 24-10 win … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas throttles Iowa State, making Lawrence, Kan. the center of the Longhorns’ universe

And now Texas will return to the scene of the grime. That will be in Lawrence, Kan., where they heaped dirt on the Longhorns head coach in 2016. Texas will go there for a Friday morning kickoff trying to atone for some stained history although tailback Tre Watson was playing … Read More

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Texas-Iowa State notebook: The ‘best player’ on the offense, Lil’Jordan Humphrey nears a UT record

If there was any question as to who the best player on the Texas offense is, junior wide receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey settled the debate on Saturday night. Humphrey led the Longhorns with seven catches for 86 yards in the 24-10 win over Iowa State. His 27-yard touchdown catch gave Texas … Read More

Saturday

November 17, 2018

Football

Texas 24, Iowa State 10: Our five pregame questions — answered

Revisiting our five pregame questions that were facing the Longhorns ahead of Saturday night’s 24-10 win over Iowa State. Here’s how they played out: 1. Did Texas have to worry about Iowa State’s run game before halftime? No. The Cyclones had to go without David Montgomery for the first … Read More

What Tom Herman said after Texas beat Iowa State 24-10

In perhaps its most complete performance of the season, Texas defeated Iowa State 24-10 on Saturday to seize control of its fate in the race to the Big 12 championship game. Afterward, Longhorns coach Tom Herman took questions from the assembled media, including American-Statesman reporters Brian Davis, Danny Davis, Kirk Bohls and … Read More

Football

Texas 24, Iowa State 10: The expanded boxscore

How it all happened Saturday night: First quarter Texas 7, Iowa State 3. Collin Johnson, who missed last week’s game with a knee injury, had two catches for 48 yards on Texas’ opening drive. Sam Ehlinger capped it with his 10th rushing touchdown of the season. For only the third … Read More

Football

Thank you, Okie State: Texas knocks off Iowa State 24-10, is one win away from a Big 12 title game berth

It’s all over at Royal-Memorial Stadium. The 15th-ranked Longhorns, needing to take care of business against No. 16 Iowa State, did exactly that — a decisive 24-10 victory that, coupled with Oklahoma State’s 45-41 win over West Virginia in Stillwater, has Texas poised to play in the Big 12 championship … Read More

Football

Texas, needing to take care of business, is taking care of business; Horns up at halftime, 17-3

It’s halftime at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Fifteenth-ranked Texas, its path to the Big 12 championship game within reach, is leading No. 16 Iowa State 17-3. One of the biggest roars of the night came before kickoff and before the Senior Night ceremony honoring the team’s final home games for 26 seniors. Read More

FOLLOW LIVE: Texas defense dominates Iowa State in 24-10 win

Have any fingernails left? Texas is back in action Saturday night, playing host to Iowa State in another Big 12 contest that figures to be back and forth. The No. 15-ranked Longhorns (7-3, 5-2) and No. 16-ranked Cyclones (6-3, 5-2) both still have a chance to get to the Big … Read More

Friday

November 16, 2018

Football

The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Saturday’s Longhorns-Cyclones game

The 15th-ranked Longhorns host No. 16 Iowa State on Saturday. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Sam Ehlinger, Texas quarterback Ehlinger has been on a real tear. He broke Geno Smith’s Big 12 record of consecutive pass attempts without an interception in last week’s 41-34 … Read More

Football

Once a walk-on, Jarmarquis Durst readies to complete his goal of ‘finishing out strong’ at Texas

Saturday night, Jarmarquis Durst will step into the spotlight at Royal-Memorial Stadium as Texas says farewell to its senior players. Durst doesn’t have 15 career sacks like fellow senior Charles Omenihu has to celebrate ahead of his final home game. He doesn’t have past interceptions to remember like fellow defensive … Read More

Football

Texas vs. Iowa State: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday night against Iowa State: 1. Does Texas have to worry about Iowa State’s run game before halftime? The Cyclones won’t have David Montgomery for the first half; the conference’s second-leading rusher was ejected in the third quarter of last week’s … Read More