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November 24


Texas 24, Kansas 17: Five key plays

LAWRENCE, Kan. — There were 137 snaps taken in No. 14 Texas’ 24-17 win over Kansas on Friday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Another quick strike In each of its previous three games against Kansas, Texas scored on its … Read More


November 23


With Johnson suspended, Texas’ Jeffrey McCulloch responds with the play of the game

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Following Texas’ 24-17 win over Kansas on Friday, Longhorns linebacker Jeffrey McCulloch found his mother, Deborah, in the stands at Memorial Stadium. He gave her a huge hug, then posed for pictures with family and friends, high-fived a handful of UT fans and autographed a burnt-orange American … Read More


Texas 24, Kansas 17: ‘Overachieving’ Longhorns ready for Big 12 championship test

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The last few weeks, Texas coach Tom Herman has been saying his 14th-ranked Longhorns are “overachieving.” He said it again Friday after a 24-17 win over Kansas with one additional tidbit. “We’re an unfinished product,” a jubilant Herman said inside a cramped … Read More

Kirk Bohls

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Bohls: For Texas, a W is a W — even when W stands for Wacky

LAWRENCE, Kan. — It’s fairly obvious to anyone who has paid attention this season that Texas doesn’t do easy. However, the Longhorns will do a Big 12 championship game. Thanks to Friday’s scary 24-17 escape over a last-place, 3-8 Kansas team at Memorial Stadium, Texas competing for the conference title … Read More


Texas-Kansas notebook: Sam Ehlinger’s interception-free streak ends, 308 passes later

LAWRENCE, Kan. — As Texas closed out its regular season with a 24-17 win over Kansas on Friday, Sam Ehlinger threw the final pass of his own record-setting run. On a third-and-10 at Kansas’ 22 in the second quarter, Ehlinger was intercepted by Jayhawks defensive end Najee Stevens-McKenzie. It was … Read More


Texas 24, Kansas 17: Our five pregame questions — answered

Revisiting our five pregame questions that were facing the Longhorns ahead of Friday’s 24-17 win over Kansas. Here’s how they played out: 1. How long did it take Texas to score? One drive. Eleven plays. As far as recent Texas-Kansas games are concerned, that took a long, long time. Read More


Texas 24, Kansas 17: The expanded boxscore

How it all happened Friday in Lawrence: First quarter Texas 7, Kansas 0. After Kansas punted to Texas’ 2, Sam Ehlinger directed an efficient first drive for a touchdown. The 98-yard drive was the Longhorns’ longest of the season. Ehlinger, coming off last week’s shoulder problem, was 6 of 7 … Read More

WATCH: Texas gets down in the locker room to celebrate advancement to Big 12 title game

Ya think the Longhorns are excited about heading to Arlington next weekend? Secure a spot in the Big 12 Championship Game…turn up! 🤘 #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/7BePImquZT — Texas Football (@TexasFootball) November 23, 2018 … Read More

WATCH: Longhorns players go a cappella for ‘The Eyes of Texas’ after Kansas win

The Longhorns posted a 24-17 win over the Jayhawks on Friday, securing a spot in the Big 12 title game on Dec. 1. The Longhorn Band did not travel to Lawrence for the game, so the team went a cappella for “The Eyes of Texas” following its … Read More


Whew! Another tight finish, but Texas beats Kansas 24-17, earns a spot in the Big 12 title game

It’s over at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kan. Fourteenth-ranked Texas has beaten Kansas 24-17 to earn a spot in next week’s Big 12 championship game. It wasn’t a pretty win. Yes, the final score looked comfortable. But this game was a strange one. The Longhorns looked off on offense most … Read More

LOOK: Kansas campus gets a Texas makeover for game day

Game day shenanigans alert: The University of Kansas’ Fraser Hall briefly flew under the colors of the Lone Star State during today’s Longhorns-Jayhawks matchup. Someone replaced the Kansas flag on KU’s campus with a Texas flag ahead of today’s game 😬 pic.twitter.com/vV9Ve7CCYv — … Read More


Gulp! Texas is one half away from a Big 12 title game spot, but leads Kansas only 7-0

It’s halftime at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kan. Fourteenth-ranked Texas, needing a win today to secure a spot in next week’s Big 12 championship game, is leading Kansas 7-0. In some ways, this game isn’t that close. The Longhorns’ defense has been impressive and Kansas has been unable to do … Read More


Looks like Kansas starts ’em young on the Horns Down

Original? No. Cute? Well … yes. The Big 12 has just thrown a taunting flag on this child. pic.twitter.com/kWbHq3BDMq — RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) November 23, 2018 KU Kinda Jumbotron shows precious little girl giving Horns down. Read More


FINAL: Texas tops Kansas 24-17, is headed to Big 12 title game

The No. 14 Longhorns have topped Kansas 24-17 on the road in Lawrence, securing a spot in the Big 12 championship game. Final: Texas 24, Kansas 17. The Longhorns (9-3, 7-2) will meet either Oklahoma or West Virginia in the Big 12 … Read More


Texas suspends leading tackler Gary Johnson for Friday’s game at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Texas senior linebacker Gary Johnson will be suspended for the team’s regular-season finale against Kansas. The Longhorns announced the suspension two hours ahead of Friday’s kickoff at Memorial Stadium. Johnson will sit because of an undisclosed violation of team rules. Johnson is the fifth Longhorn to be … Read More