- Are you kidding? Finding something positive Longhorns-wise is akin to asking for a prime rib platter at Veggie Heaven. OK, let’s see. The Horns avoided getting shut out for the second time in Strong’s tenure. There was that.
- On a woeful day for the offense, running back D’Onta Foreman rushed 18 times for 112 yards.
- Well the weather gods were in a good mood (unlike the last time these two met in Fort Worth). Could Texas fans imagine a three-hour weather delay during a beatdown of this sort?
- Embarrassing doesn’t even begin to describe the afternoon of football we witnessed. The Longhorns were beaten in every conceivable department, a complete no-show against a top-five opponent.
- Kicker Nick Rose missed field goal attempts of 39 and 40 yards. He also shanked a free kick out of bounds after deep snapper Kyle Ashby airmailed a snap out of the end zone for a safety.
- Punter Michael Dickson, who has been wildly erratic all season, continued that form with a 22-yard punt in the first quarter. It was his fifth punt of fewer than 30 yards this season.
OFFENSIVE PLAY OF THE GAME
Texas didn’t have one, so let’s go with Josh Docton’s leaping grab in the end zone in the first quarter which resulted in a 37-0 lead.
DEFENSIVE PLAY OF THE GAME
TCU safety Derrick Kindred separated Daje Johnson from the ball on Texas’ second play. Teammate Nick Orr recovered the fumble. Johnson suffered a head injury on the play and never returned.