Texas

Longhorns

vs.

Tulsa

Golden Hurricane

7:00 pm September 8th, 2018

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin

Texas 28, Tulsa 21: Longhorns won, evened their record to 1-1, so why do things feel off?

Saturday should have been a terrific day for anyone wearing burnt orange. Thousands of fans packed the new Bevo Boulevard just outside Royal-Memorial Stadium. The student turnout alone was off the charts. The rain held off, and the Longhorns got to finally wear black socks and new black Nike shoes with their famous jersey tops and white pants. “It’s a little swaggy,” defensive back P.J. Locke III said of the somewhat retro look. “Bring that old Texas swag back.” So when it was all said and done, why was everyone so disgruntled about a 28-21 win over Tulsa? Disengaged was more like it. Players jogged off the field showing no emotion. Get those Horns up! Light the Tower! Sure, whatever. After all, the Golden Hurricane went 2-10 last year and hadn’t won a road game since November 2016. They were … Read more

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September 9

Football

First interceptions among milestone moments for Texas’ Caden Sterns, B.J. Foster in home debut

As Texas fans get a glimpse of their future, Caden Sterns insists he isn’t looking back. Sterns and fellow freshmen B.J. Foster both nabbed the first interceptions of their collegiate careers in Saturday’s 28-21 win over Tulsa. Before those first-quarter interceptions, Texas last had two true freshmen pick off passes … Read More

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Texas 28, Tulsa 21: Five key plays

There were 138 snaps taken in Texas’ 28-21 win over Tulsa on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. There’s a first time for everything Tulsa received the opening kickoff, but it was Texas that created the game’s initial highlight. On Tulsa’s … Read More

WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Texas beats Tulsa

Brian Davis and Danny Davis talk about Texas’ latest game: … Read More

Listen: Longhorns Unfiltered Ep 2: Reaction from Texas’ win over Tulsa

The Texas Longhorns led big at the half against Tulsa but had to hold on late for a 28-21 win. Cedric Golden, Brian Davis, and Brian Davis give their postgame reactions to the win and answer what it means to the Horns leading into their big matchup against USC Saturday. Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Tom Herman is happy, but Texas’ win over Tulsa gave us questions, not answers

The name of the game is winning. But it was Tulsa. The Horns successfully put that Maryland experience in the rear view. But it was Tulsa.   Tom Herman’s status as a .500 coach at Texas thankfully lasted just one week. Because it was Tulsa. OK, Saturday night’s 28-21 … Read More

Football

Texas 28, Tulsa 21: Longhorns won, evened their record to 1-1, so why do things feel off?

Saturday should have been a terrific day for anyone wearing burnt orange. Thousands of fans packed the new Bevo Boulevard just outside Royal-Memorial Stadium. The student turnout alone was off the charts. The rain held off, and the Longhorns got to finally wear black socks … Read More

Football

Texas-Tulsa notebook: New punter Ryan Bujcevski struggles, but UT has ‘to do a better job protecting for him’

During Texas’ 28-21 win over Tulsa on Saturday, Michael Dickson once again drew a loud round of applause at Royal-Memorial Stadium. That applause, though, only came when Texas showed highlights of players from last year’s team who have reached the NFL. Dickson wasn’t around to provide his hypnotic hang times … Read More

Football

Third and Longhorns: A closer look at Texas’s 28-21 win over Tulsa

Why Texas (1-1) won Well, maybe because Tulsa just ran out of time. The Longhorns were up 21-0 toward the end of the third quarter but had to grit out the victory, that 13-play, 75-yard drive to go up 28-21 with 6:13 left ending up being a real key. Read More

Saturday

September 8

Football

What Tom Herman said after Texas held on to beat Tulsa 28-21

Texas beat Tulsa 28-21 on Saturday in its home opener, but the Golden Hurricane didn’t make things easy. The Longhorns had to ward off a late rally and used a nearly 5-minute drive to kill the clock. After the victory, Herman addressed the media — including American-Statesman reporters Brian … Read More

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Texas 28, Tulsa 21: Our five pregame questions — answered

Revisiting our five pregame questions that were facing the Longhorns ahead of Saturday night’s 28-21 win over Tulsa. Here’s how they played out: 1. Did Texas feed Keaontay Ingram? Yes. It wasn’t like Ingram, the Carthage freshman who has impressed — during fall camp in August and  then again … Read More

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Texas 28, Tulsa 21: The expanded boxscore

A look at how it all happened Saturday: First quarter Texas 14, Tulsa 0. Sam Ehlinger’s touchdown run was set up by a really nice throw to Lil’Jordan Humphrey in double coverage, and Keaontay Ingram carved up the Tulsa defense on his scoring run. But the Horns failed to … Read More

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Texas holds off Tulsa’s fourth-quarter rally for home-opening win, 28-21

It’s over at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Texas, which not only needed a win tonight but also needed to look good getting it, has beaten Tulsa 28-21. It was the first-ever meeting between the schools. The Longhorns were 23-point favorites. The optimists out there will say a win is a win, 1-1 is a heck of a … Read More

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WATCH: Texas S P.J. Locke lays huge hit against Tulsa, forces fumble

Mercy. Texas safety P.J. Locke sent Royal-Memorial Stadium into a frenzy Saturday when he introduced himself to Tulsa running back Corey Taylor. Locke got a full head of steam and launched himself into Taylor, forcing a fumble that the Golden Hurricane ultimately recovered. Nobody will remember that part, though. Read More

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It’s halftime, and Texas is leading Tulsa 21-0

It’s halftime at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Texas, needing not only a win tonight but also to look good getting it, is leading Tulsa 21-0. We’ve seen a lot through these first two quarters. Sam Ehlinger has connected on 40-, 36- and 35-yard passes. Caden Sterns had his first career interception — … Read More

WATCH: Texas WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey breaks tackles, scores 40-yard TD against Tulsa

Lil’ Jordan Humphrey is emerging as a primary weapon in the Texas offense. The sophomore wide receiver showed his skill set in scoring a 40-yard touchdown during the second quarter against Tulsa. After hauling in a pass from Sam Ehlinger, Humphrey broke a pair of tackles along the sideline to … Read More