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September 9, 2019


Hey, it’s hot in here! No, Texas says LSU never complained about locker room air conditioner

Texas school officials were angered Monday to see reports out of Baton Rouge that LSU coach Ed Orgeron said the air conditioner was not working inside the Royal-Memorial Stadium visiting locker room, two sources said. The stadium was built in 1924, but the air conditioner in … Read More


September 8, 2019

LISTEN: Longhorns UnFiltered: LSU 45, Texas 38

The Texas Longhorns dropped their first loss of the year and it came in an offensive showcase. LSU took a 45-38 win in the top-10 showdown. In this week’s Longhorns UnFiltered, writers Kirk Bohls, Danny Davis, Brian Davis and Cedric Golden examine how the Horns came up short of … Read More


No. 6 LSU 45, No. 9 Texas 38: On the road to prominence, Longhorns learn some painful lessons

The Longhorns’ national resurrection has been so sudden the last two seasons, you sometimes forget there are mandatory steps in the process. To win a championship of any kind, every big moment in every big game matters. That was the painful lesson ninth-ranked Texas learned in … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: It’s time to put the DBU talk on the shelf; Texas just needs to get better on the back end

Enough with the DBU talk. The Texas Longorns have more important matters to handle. Like how to better cover good wideouts. Sixth-ranked LSU exposed some glaring weaknesses in the Texas secondary Saturday night, and it had nothing to do with tradition. LSU 45, Texas 38. One hour before kickoff, … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas is narrowing the gap, but LSU is clearly already there

Saturday’s frenzied affair at Royal-Memorial Stadium confirmed more than a few notions that were subject to debate going into this second week of the season. Texas is a year away. LSU is, well, maybe four months away. That’s how close the sixth-ranked Tigers could be from a championship. They … Read More


Texas-LSU notebook: Longhorns don’t have much to say about cramping Tigers

At several points during the second half Saturday night, play was stopped so that trainers could tend to cramping LSU players. Each cramp forced a stoppage in play. Due to TV, some of those injury timeouts lasted several minutes. Those cramps also seemed to only impact players on LSU’s defense. Read More


September 7, 2019


LSU 45, Texas 38: Our five questions for Texas — answered

Revisiting our five pregame questions that were facing the Longhorns ahead of Saturday night’s Texas-LSU game. Here’s how they played out: 1. Did the offensive line keep LSU away from Sam Ehlinger? No. Ehlinger was sacked five times. In his 22 career starts, he’s now been sacked 45 times. LSU’s … Read More


No. 6 LSU 45, No. 9 Texas 38: The expanded boxscore

How it all happened Saturday night: First quarter LSU 3, Texas 0. The Longhorns’ defense produced a sack and an interception, but the Tigers had the only points thanks to an opening-drive field goal that was set up by Joe Burrow’s 38-yard pass to Terrace Marshall. Texas twice was stuffed … Read More


It’s over: No. 6 LSU outlasts No. 9 Texas in top-10 matchup, 45-38

 It’s all over at Royal-Memorial Stadium. No. 9-ranked Texas, which was a 6.5-point underdog tonight, has fallen to No. 6 LSU, 45-38. Why Texas (1-1) lost In a tight matchup, missed opportunities will be the ultimate culprit. Two first-half … Read More


Two late scores push LSU to a 20-7 lead over Texas at halftime

It’s halftime at Royal-Memorial Stadium. No. 9 Texas, which is a 6.5-point underdog tonight, is trailing No. 6 LSU, 13-7. This hasn’t been a classic game as a No. 6 vs. No. 9 might expect. Texas has been erratic on offense. LSU committed what should have been a costly turnover. Read More


Ready to rumble: Longhorns and Tigers involved in a skirmish ahead of a top-ten clash

The LSU-Texas game has yet to kick off, but fireworks have already been set off at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Ahead of one of the season’s highly-anticipated match-ups, some LSU and Texas players had to be separated during warm-ups. A few Tigers reportedly drank from water bottles on UT’s sideline. Defensive backs … Read More


September 6, 2019


LSU fans blitz the phone of Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger ahead of top-ten tussle

Before this season, the Texas football players decided to log off of Twitter. With his mentions unavailable, LSU fans have found another way to connect with Sam Ehlinger ahead of Saturday’s showdown at Royal-Memorial Stadium. ESPN’s Maria Taylor reported on Friday that LSU diehards have discovered the … Read More


The Dotted Line: Ten important recruits visiting Texas for the LSU game

The LSU game on Saturday night offers Texas the chance to make a statement on the football field and on the recruiting trail. Texas A&M and Oklahoma are first mentioned when discussing Texas’ recruiting rivals, but LSU is as much a threat … Read More


September 5, 2019


Texas vs. LSU: Five key matchups to watch

Five key matchups in the Texas-LSU game to keep your eye on Saturday night: LSU QB Joe Burrow vs. Texas’ secondary Burrow was named the SEC player of the week for his performance against Georgia Southern. He completed 23 of 27 passes for 278 yards … Read More


Texas vs. LSU: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday night against No. 6 LSU: 1. Will the offensive line keep LSU away from Sam Ehlinger? Texas coach Tom Herman was mostly pleased with how his offensive line looked in the season-opening win over Louisiana Tech. “I think all of the starting offensive line … Read More