IRVING Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles didn't need to be told that Texas lost to BYU on Saturday. The former standout Longhorn said he watched the game and has been teased about the 40-21 loss by Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, a former BYU player.
"It kind of hurt," Charles said during a Wednesday conference call with reporters at the Dallas Cowboys practice facility. "It hurt watching the game and watching my former team. I know they prepare so much to go out there and play in an environment and to end up with those results, it's bad.
"But I still believe in my Longhorns. Hopefully we can overcome that and just take it one game at a time now."
Texas head coach Mack Brown led the Longhorns to a national title in 2005, Charles' freshman year. Brown also guided Texas to the national title game in 2009.
But the last three seasons have each ended with less than 10 wins, including a 5-7 finish in 2010. The Longhorns have also lost th...