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Dicker FG sends Texas over No. 20 Kansas State 27-24

Nov. 9, 2019 8:45 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas needed a win to keep any lingering Big 12 title hopes alive. The Longhorns got it behind the same fourth-quarter formula they used a few weeks ago: Give up a late lead before quarterback Sam Ehlinger engineers a long drive to set up a Cameron Dicker field goal as time expires....

QB Thompson leads No. 20 Kansas State into Texas

Nov. 7, 2019 4:03 PM EST

No. 20 Kansas State (6-2, 3-2 Big 12, No. 16 CFP) at Texas (5-3, 3-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Texas by 7. Series record: Kansas State leads 10-9. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Wildcats are ranked and rolling under first-year coach Chris Klieman, and find themselves in the mix for the Big 12 championship...

Cyclones set for season-defining stretch vs. Sooners, Texas

Nov. 5, 2019 4:22 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State entered this season with its highest expectations in years. The next two weeks will determine if the Cyclones can meet those lofty goals. Iowa State (5-3, 3-2 Big 12), which had a bye last week after an upset loss to Oklahoma State, is facing one of the more important two-week...

Texas hoping week off got the Longhorns healthy

Nov. 4, 2019 5:13 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Their egos bruised by two losses in the last three games, the Texas Longhorns hope they are finally getting back some healthy players to help turn their season around. Among the key players expected back Saturday against No. 20 Kansas State is All-Big 12 safety Caden Sterns, who hasn't...

October losses by top teams leave Big 12 in chaos

Oct. 31, 2019 2:25 PM EDT

In August, Oklahoma, Texas and Iowa State were the talk of the Big 12 Conference. The Sooners, Longhorns and Cyclones all head into November looking to use bye weeks to bounce back from crushing defeats. Oklahoma (7-1, 4-1 Big 12) dropped five spots to No. 10 in the Top 25 and is now on the outside looking in at...

Duggan shines, Ehlinger doesn't, TCU tops No. 15 Texas 37-27

Oct. 26, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Max Duggan wiggled out of a sack that would have been a safety, made Sam Ehlinger pay right away for one of the Texas quarterback's career-high four interceptions and saved probably his best completion for last to beat No. 15 Texas. Pretty good timing for the TCU freshman's best...

No. 15 Texas faces struggling TCU offense after KU shootout

Oct. 25, 2019 1:00 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — No. 15 Texas is preparing to face an offense that ranks in the bottom half of the Big 12 for the second consecutive week with a visit to TCU on Saturday. Not that it did the Longhorns much good the first time around. A last-play field goal in a 50-48 win over Kansas last week...

Jayhawks, Red Raiders to meet in midst of program rebuilds

Oct. 25, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — With a new offensive coordinator and fresh attitude, Kansas spent four quarters going toe-to-toe with Texas last week, taking the highly ranked Longhorns down to the wire on the road. The Jayhawks didn't quite finish off the upset, but they certainly raised some eyebrows. Two belonged...

No. 15 Texas tries to stay in Big 12 chase with visit to TCU

Oct. 24, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

No. 15 Texas (5-2, 3-1 Big 12) at TCU (3-3, 1-2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (Fox). Line: Texas by 1. Series record: Texas leads 63-25-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Longhorns are trying to stay in the running for a spot in the Big 12 championship game and a likely rematch with Oklahoma after narrowly avoiding what would...

Big 12 has No. 15 Texas at TCU, Chuba vs. tough ISU defense

Oct. 24, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

Some things to watch Saturday in Week 9 of the Big 12 regular season schedule: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 15 Texas (5-2, 3-1 Big 12) at TCU (3-3, 1-2). Both teams could use a win at the midpoint of their conference schedules, the Longhorns still want to get back to another Big 12 title game, and the Horned Frogs in...