Texas

Longhorns

vs.

USC

Trojans

7:00 pm September 15th, 2018

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin

Texas 37, USC 14: One winning play leads to another, sparking a 34-point avalanche in Longhorns romp

One of Texas coach Tom Herman’s biggest requests has always been simple. Trust your training. In one of the tightest moments yet this season, the Texas defense did just that in the second quarter on Saturday night against No. 22 USC. For the second straight year, the Trojans had fourth-and-goal at the 1-yard line. Herman declined an illegal formation penalty on third down that would’ve pushed the Trojans back five yards. Not this time. Trust your players, coaches are taught to believe, and you’ll be rewarded. In came USC’s Stephen Carr. “The way our D-line was playing the whole game, we knew there was a chance to pop it outside,” linebacker Gary Johnson said. Then came the snap. Carr got stretched wide right. “I was ready for the tight end to release, maybe make a … Read more

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September 16

Football

WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Texas takes down USC, 37-14

Statesman writers Danny Davis and Brian Davis break down Texas’ 37-14 win over USC. RELATED: Texas 37, USC 14: One winning play leads to another, sparking a 34-point avalanche in Longhorns romp RELATED: Bohls: Will this win over USC spark a Texas turnaround? It’s a start … Read More

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Texas 37, USC 14: One winning play leads to another, sparking a 34-point avalanche in Longhorns romp

One of Texas coach Tom Herman’s biggest requests has always been simple. Trust your training. In one of the tightest moments yet this season, the Texas defense did just that in the second quarter on Saturday night against No. 22 USC. For the … Read More

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Listen: Longhorns Unfiltered: Texas 37, USC 14

In Episode 3 of the Longhorns Unfiltered podcast, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden give you their thoughts on Texas’ huge 37-14 win over No. 22 Southern Cal and how the Horns can use it as fuel entering Saturday’s Big 12 opener against the TCU Horned Frogs.   … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Momentum? Fauxmentum? Whatever you call it, Texas had it and needs to build off it

Tom Herman believes the concept of momentum isn’t real. “It’s an illusion,” he has said on more than one occasion. Well, whatever the Longhorns got their hands on after overcoming an early 11-point deficit against No. 22 Southern Cal before a record crowd at Royal-Memorial Stadium on … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Will this win over USC spark a Texas turnaround? It’s a start

Texas won a big game Saturday night. Simple as that. Nothing less, nothing more, but the Longhorns’ pulsating 37-14 victory over 22nd-ranked Southern Cal represents distinct progress for the home team. On every front. Especially for a team that hasn’t won all the little games. Better to be a work … Read More

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Texas-USC notebook: Freshman Cameron Dicker gave Horns a leg up on Trojans

It took three games, but Texas freshman kicker Cameron Dicker finally got to show what his right leg can do for the Longhorns. Dicker booted three field goal in Saturday’s 37-14 win over USC. He was perfect on his attempts, including two from 46 yards out. He also nailed four … Read More

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Third and Longhorns: A closer look at Texas’s 37-14 win over USC

Why Texas (2-1) won How about six straight scores without a USC answer? Things looked shaky at the end of the first quarter, as the Longhorns trailed 14-3. But it was all Texas from there — touchdown, field goal, field goal, touchdown, blocked field goal return for a touchdown, … Read More

Saturday

September 15

Football

What Tom Herman said after Texas bowled over USC 37-14

Texas started slowly on Saturday night against USC, dropping behind 14-3 in the first quarter, but scored 34 unanswered points to rout the Trojans 37-14.   After the victory, Herman addressed the media — including American-Statesman reporters Brian Davis, Danny Davis, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden. Here is … Read More

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Texas 37, USC 14: Our five pregame questions — answered

Revisiting our five pregame questions that were facing the Longhorns ahead of Saturday night’s 37-14 win over USC. Here’s how they played out: 1. Did Tom Herman get his first big win at Texas? Yes. Big win? Certainly. Signature win? Probably not — a win over the 22nd-ranked team … Read More

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Texas 37, USC 14: The expanded boxscore

A look at how it all happened Saturday: First quarter USC 14, Texas 3. The Trojans sandwiched a punt with two touchdown drives and accumulated 129 yards of offense. Both touchdowns were runs, but it was freshman quarterback JT Daniels who was the star; he completed passes to seven … Read More

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It’s over: Texas cruises past No. 22 USC in impressive fashion, 37-14

It’s all over at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Texas, which was favored by about a field goal, has beaten No. 22 USC 37-14. Did we just witness Tom Herman get his signature win at Texas? That’s up for debate. Remember that sky-high overtime win against 10th-ranked Notre Dame to open the 2016 … Read More

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Texas football sets attendance record at Royal-Memorial Stadium

Texas is back. Or at least the fans are. Texas officials announced the attendance for tonight’s Texas-USC game was a new school record of 103,507. 103,507 inside DKR tonight, a new record. — Texas Exes (@TexasExes) September 16, 2018 … Read More

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WATCH: Anthony Wheeler scoops up blocked FG for 46-yard TD

With 6:25 left in the third quarter, freshman safety Caden Sterns broke free from the line to block Chase McGrath’s 50-yard field goal attempt. Linebacker Anthony Wheeler was able to scoop up the blocked kick and return it 46 yards to push the Longhorns’ lead to 30-14. Watch the highlight … Read More

WATCH: Sam Ehlinger hits freshman Joshua Moore for 27-yard TD pass push lead to 23-14

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger hit freshman wide receiver Joshua Moore in the seam deep in the end zone for a 27-yard touchdown to push Texas’ lead over USC to 23-14 with 10:45 left in the third quarter. Ehlinger is now 12-23 passing with 179 yards and two touchdowns. Read More

It’s halftime, and Texas is leading No. 22 USC in a tight one, 16-14

It’s halftime at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Texas is leading No. 22 USC, 16-14. The Longhorns are favored by a field goal tonight. This one is lacking the offensive fireworks that the 2017 matchup gave us in Los Angeles, but it’s looking just as tight as that one, which ended up going … Read More