West Virginia


2:30 pm October 5th, 2019

Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, W. Va.


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October 6, 2019


No. 11 Texas 42, West Virginia 31: Five key plays

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — There were 151 snaps taken in Texas’ 42-31 win over West Virginia on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference:   1. Mountaineers march After winning the coin toss, Texas deferred and kicked off to a Mountaineers offense averaging 25 … Read More


October 5, 2019


No. 11 Texas 42, West Virginia 31: A rivalry? No, just a solid road win for Longhorns

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — West Virginia is going to make Texas its rival, come hell, high water or Horns Down. Mountaineers fans showed up Saturday wearing all kinds of anti-Texas shirts featuring UT’s official logo. When it comes to UT’s trademarks, the Longhorns gladly accept cash, check or charge. Go … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas out-tricked, outplayed inspired Mountaineers for the win

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — Presumably Texas has something really special saved up for Oklahoma. It sure did for West Virginia. The 11th-ranked Longhorns unleashed their bag of tricks for a pair of eye-popping, fourth-quarter touchdowns against the unranked and outmanned but inspired Mountaineers, unveiling a throwback lateral to an offensive … Read More


Texas-West Virginia notebook: Inaugural interceptions lead the way on UT’s defense

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — There’s a first time for everything. And for the Texas defense, that cliché applies to interceptions. Both D’Shawn Jamison and Ayodele Adeoye had personal footnotes in the Longhorns’ 42-31 win at West Virginia on Saturday. In the first quarter, Adeoye’s first career interception set up the … Read More


No. 11 Texas 42, West Virginia 31: The expanded boxscore

How it all happened Saturday in Morgantown:   First quarter Texas 7, West Virginia 7. The Mountaineers scored on their opening drive, thanks to two costly UT penalties and a long touchdown pass. They weren’t as successful on their next three possessions, however; one of those lasted just one play … Read More

It’s over: No. 11 Texas rides a big fourth quarter to down West Virginia, 42-31

It’s all over at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown. No. 11 Texas, which was a 10.5-point favorite today, has beaten West Virginia, 42-31. This was a 21-17 game heading into the fourth quarter, when if felt like the Mountaineers were trending upward and the Longhorns were heading the other way. Read More


It’s halftime in Morgantown, and No. 11 Texas leads West Virginia 21-14

It’s halftime at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown. No. 11 Texas, which is an 11.5-point favorite today, is leading West Virginia 21-14. Anyone up for a close one? Because this one has all the makings for a close finish. That shouldn’t be too much of a surprise; these two schools … Read More


October 4, 2019


Texas vs. West Virginia: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday afternoon at West Virginia: 1. Will Devin Duvernay reset his personal record book? As a junior in 2018, Duvernay recorded career highs in catches (41), receiving yards (546) and touchdowns (four).  All three of those statistics will be bested this season, but will that … Read More

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

The 11th-ranked Longhorns travel to West Virginia on Saturday (2:30 p.m. CST, ABC). The eyes of Texas will be upon … Montrell Estell, Texas safety Against Oklahoma State on Sept. 21, Texas gave Estell his first career start. The redshirt sophomore, who entered that game with five career tackles,  … Read More


Texas vs. West Virginia: Five key matchups to watch

Five key matchups in the Texas-West Virginia game to keep your eye on Saturday afternoon: Texas QB Sam Ehlinger vs. West Virginia QB Austin Kendall This showdown between Ehlinger and Kendall was originally scheduled for the Cotton Bowl, but Kendall transferred to West Virginia after Oklahoma chose Alabama grad transfer … Read More


Who’s in, who’s out? Injuries force No. 11 Texas to reshuffle its secondary vs. West Virginia

Using logical rationale, the 11th-ranked Longhorns should be in full freak-out mode.   The statistics say Texas has the worst pass defense in the Big 12. The Horns are allowing 314.5 yards per game. Opposing quarterbacks are completing a league-high 65.1% of their throws against this unit. Read More


October 3, 2019


Texas’ notable number: Quarterbacks that the Horns will face in October — and the number 34

Each week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 34 — the number that Texas retired in 2000 in honor of Ricky Williams.  Freshman Roschon Johnson signed with Texas as a quarterback, but he’s gotten 34 carries … Read More

Brian Davis

American-Statesman Staff

Eyes on Texas: On third-and-whatever, just go find slot receiver Devin Duvernay

The myth far outruns the truth, but it ruins a great campfire story. Yes, Texas receiver Devin Duvernay has dropped a pass. Maybe just one, though. No more than two. “Yeah, I dropped some in practice,” Duvernay said this week. His quarterback isn’t so sure, though. Sounds like a snipe … Read More


October 1, 2019


Texas notebook: Longhorns linemen bond over grilling competitions, living arrangements

Texas offensive lineman Derek Kerstetter spent his 21st birthday Monday at a Chipotle. That was by choice, though. The junior swears by the food chain and highly recommends a double serving of rice in your burrito bowl. Fellow lineman Samuel Cosmi said that Kerstetter has even been known to bring … Read More


Texas defensive tackle Keondre Coburn coming along under Malcolm Roach’s wing

A coach’s son, Malcolm Roach sounds like one, too. Asked how to stop the run, the Texas senior defensive end said on Tuesday, “Control the line of scrimmage, penetration and make tackles.” Roach’s protégé is a quick study. “Come off the ball,” redshirt freshman Keondre Coburn said. “No D-lineman is … Read More