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Texas overcame a 10-point second-half deficit at West Virginia Saturday night, pulling out a 47-40 overtime win when Steve Edmond intercepted Paul Millard's fourth-down pass.
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Nov 9, 2013; Morgantown, WV, USA; Texas Longhorns running back Johnathan Gray (32) runs with the ball in the first quarter against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Milan Puskar Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports
The win over West Virginia was huge for the Longhorns, but it didn’t come without a cost. On Sunday it was announced that starting tailback Johnathan...
Texas rolled into Morgantown ready to dismantle a West Virginia team that was 4-5 on the season. However they got more than they bargained for as the Mountaineers blocked a punt for a safety on the Longhorns first drive. From that point on, the Longhorns were under fire from an active WV defense that was goaded on by a rowdy crowd.
WV lost starting quarterback Clint Trickett...
The Texas Longhorns are starting to put together a who's who list of injured players.
And as much as the Longhorns (7-2, 6-0 in Big 12) miss what the injured players have given Texas on the field, the intangibles the injured players provide has also been tough to replace.
That's especially the case with the newest Longhorns lost for the season running back Johnathan Gray...
The Texas Longhorns won in overtime at West Virginia Saturday night 47-40, but lost two starters for the season. Sophomore running back Johnathan Gray suffered a torn achilles tendon that will require surgery.
Gray had 159 rushes for 780 yds. and four touchdowns for the year. He had been on pace to become the first Longhorn running back to gain over 1000 yds. since Jamaal Charles...
In a tough blow to Texas' Big 12 title hopes, the Longhorns lost senior DT Chris Whaley and leading rusher Johnathan Gray for the season with injuries.
The Texas Longhorns will travel to play against the West Virginia Mountaineers in a Big-12 match-up on Saturday.
Texas (6-2) recently hired a new athletic director which has only further led to speculation that we are watching the last series of Longhorn games under Mack Brown. West Virginia (4-5) will be looking up pull even at .500 with a win on Saturday.
Coverage of the game between...
It was another off night for the Texas against an opponent they should have dominated, but in the end the Longhorns prevailed in Morgantown 47-40 in OT Saturday night.
The game started off in disastrous fashion as an Anthony Fera punt on the first drive was blocked for a safety. The Mountaineers then drove 42 yards in six plays to go up 9-0 on the back of Charles Sims two yard touchdown...
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On Tuesday, the Texas Longhorns hired Arizona State athletic director Steve Patterson.
Let the battle for football success begin….
On history’s side, you have Mack Brown and Deloss Dodds. A pair of established sports executives whose records speak for themselves. Their hard work and knowledge of the game vaulted the Longhorns to unprecedented success...
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I was ready.
I was ready to lay into Mack Brown. I was ready to lay into the defense for giving up 40 points. I was ready to start throwing in the towel, but as “Mack on a Pay phone” says: “Give the Longhorns credit.”
In a game where the Texas could have easily found a way to lose, they found a way to win. I will...
Date: Saturday, November 9, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, West Virginia
Records: Texas 6-2, 5-0; West Virginia 4-5, 2-4
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Case McCoy threw a 2-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Texas linebacker Steve Edmond then intercepted West Virginia's Paul Millard in the end zone on fourth down to give the Longhorns a 47-40 win over the Mountaineers on Saturday night.
Texas (7-2, 6-0 Big 12) maintained sole possession of first place in the conference over No. 5 Baylor.
The Longhorns sent the game into overtime...