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Most of the focus on last night's screw job in Ames will revolve around the botched call that cost Iowa State the upset, but we need to talk about Mike Davis before he gets lost in the shuffle, because the Longhorns senior receiver dished out the dirtiest hit of the 2013 season last night:
How can the NCAA spend an entire offseason writing new rules for targeting to prevent injuries then let that fly with a 15-yard penalty on a kickoff? Isn't the whole point of the targeting rule to prevent people from causing injuries with illegal hits? Mike Davis dove at the knees of a defenseless player standing in the end zone like four seconds after a play was over. On what planet is that NOT an illegal hit aimed at causing an injury? Davis could've swung a lead pipe at Deon Broomfield's legs like Tonya Harding's boyfriend and it still would've been less blatant and dirty. There's absolutely NO room for that anywhere near a football field. Ever.
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Texas Longhorns wide receiver Mike Davis delivered a dirty hit to the knee of Iowa State defensive back Deon Broomfield during Thursday’s Big 12 matchup in Ames. Davis, who received a penalty for the hit, was lucky not to be ejected from the game for his egregious lack in judgement, which happened after Longhorns running back Joe Bergeron scored a touchdown to give Texas a 24-20...
Texas Longhorns wide receiver Mike Davis took a total cheap shot on the Iowa State defensive back who was covering him during their Thursday night game.
The Big 12 Conference has publicly reprimanded Iowa State coach Paul Rhodes and Texas receiver Mike Davis.
The conference reprimanded the two on Saturday following Texas' 31-30 win at Iowa State two days earlier.
Rhoads complained about a ruling concerning a near-fumble by Texas' Johnathan Gray late in the game. Iowa State's Jeremiah George grabbed the ball and began...
Texas wide receiver Mike Davis threw an incredibly dangerous cheap shot during his team’s 31-30 victory over Iowa State on Thursday night. After Longhorns running back Joe Bergeron scampered into the end zone to give Texas a 24-20 lead in the third quarter, Davis dove at the knee of Iowa State defensive back Deon Broomfield. […]
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Mike Davis is an incredible talent; a definite bright spot on a Texas team that is lacking. He will be drafted in one of the higher rounds this year, but until then and until someone else does something dirty he will be one of the most despised players in college football.
Why? Because of this:
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The Texas Longhorns were trying to score a touchdown to tie the game against Iowa State when runningback Jonathan Gray put the ball on the turf twice. On the first fumble it appeared that the ball came out before Gray was down and Iowa State recovered the fumble, but the call on the field stood. On his next carry, Gray clearly fumbled the ball but was able to recover it before...
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Case McCoy is not his brother and no one should be confused by now. However, Mack Brown...
We've all seen the play by now. Texas running back Johnathan Gray plows into the line and goes down except he's missing one thing; the football. Iowa State linebacker, Jeremiah George, happened to have it running the other way. The officials ruled Gray was down by contact and after a review, the booth apparently failed to see enough evidence to overturn the call. Well, the...
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According to reports...
Texas Longhorns quarterback Case McCoy nails a Hail Mary to end the first half of the team’s Thursday night game at Iowa State.
The Texas Longhorns (2-2) and Iowa State Cyclones (1-2) will meet Thursday night in a match-up of two Big-12 schools.
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