AUSTIN -- Mike Davis had a step. On a play where Kansas State's defensive backs likely had the simplest instruction don't let your man behind you Davis was able to do just that.
Former Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis once said of the receiver: "He reminded me of a really fast guy." Now, that really fast guy burst past Kansas State cornerback Nigel Malone, a Thorpe candidate with seven interceptions, with K-State clinging to a 17-13 lead with less than a minute left.
Texas quarterback Case McCoy, who led the Longhorns back from a 17-3 deficit, floated a pass toward Davis that fluttered just outside of the receiver's grasp. What could have been a big play, a potential game-winner, fell a foot too far. Two plays later, the result was complete, a 17-13 loss.
"We had our chances to win, and I guess that's why it's called football," said senior center David Snow, after the loss on Senior Night. "You're not guaranteed to win."
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