Texas quarterback Shane Buechele is under heavy pressure against UTEP during the second quarter their game at Royal Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 10, 2016. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN STATESMAN

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WATCH: Shane Buechele extends Texas lead with bomb to Dorian Leonard

Posted September 10th, 2016

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Shane Buechele’s star is only getting brighter in his second game at quarterback for Texas.

The true freshman quarterback fired a 46-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Dorian Leonard to extend Texas’ lead over UTEP in the third quarter.

Buechele’s third touchdown of the game — and the fifth of his career — put the Longhorns up 34-7 with 6:07 left in the third.

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Watch the ball hit Leonard in stride, allowing the receiver to coast into the end zone.

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