Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 10/6/13
The  majority of Texas Longhorns fans would probably say no to this question, but I would be willing to bet that a percentage of them are probably thinking yes. Yes, we gave up on Garrett Gilbert too soon. @billestes10/Twitter Gilbert was thrust upon the Longhorns Nation during his freshman season when he entered the BCS National title game in relief of an injured Colt McCoy. While he was not able to lead Texas to victory over Alabama, the general perception was that he did not do half bad considering the situation he was thrown in to. But after a disappointing 2010 season that saw the Longhorns finish with their first losing record since 1997 (5-7) the job was put up for grabs marking the beginning of the end for Gilbert in Austin. Fast forward to the 2013 season and we find Gilbert averaging 353 yards a game. Saturday against Rutgers he threw for 484 yards and five touchdowns in a performance highlighted by this two--point conversion: While back in Aust...
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