Posted September 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
There's life in Texas yet. And maybe the pressure will ease off of coach Mack Brown, even if just for a few hours or days. Johnathan Gray rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns, David Ash threw a 63-yard touchdown pass and Texas beat Kansas State 31-21 Saturday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Gray became Texas' first 100-yard rusher on the season and Texas' defense, pushed around in consecutive losses, put up a solid and energetic performance, forcing three critical second-half turnovers. Brown has been under intense pressure after three sub-par seasons and a bad start this year. The victory allowed Texas (2-2, 1-0) to avoid its first 1-3 start since 1956 and snapped a five-game losing streak to the Wildcats. ''You always want to start the conference off right,'' Gray said. ''We wanted to prove a point and hit them in the mouth.'' John Hubert scored two touchdowns and Tyler Lockett had 13 catches for 237 yards for Kansas S...
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