Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/12/13
You heard it here first, that BYU would beat the Longhorns. You probably didn't believe it, because I know I wasn't fully convinced. It happened, and it happened in record-setting, embarrassing fashion. The kind of fashion like parachute pants, someone should be fired for wearing them. Someone was fired, Texas fired defensive coordinator Manny Diaz was fired after he couldn’t stop four plays BYU ran over and over  that resulted in 550 yards of offense in Texas’ 40-21 loss to BYUSophomore Cougars quarterback Taysom Hill had a record-setting day against Texas en route to the upset victory. He rushed for 259 yards against the Horns and scored three times, showing a great command of BYU’s new read option offense. The Longhorns' defense, thought by some to be one of the quickest and most talented in the big 12 was schooled by BYULonghorns QB David Ash tried valiantly to erase the score, finding Mike Davis  for two touchdown passes, Even though he was 24-44 for 313 yards, Ash and company ...
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