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Johnson, Dicker lead Texas past Kansas State 22-17

Nov. 26, 2021 17:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Roschon Johnson came to Texas as a quarterback, converted quickly to running back, and under difficult circumstances he worked at both positions on Friday. Johnson, a junior, ran for a career-best 179 yards, Cameron Dicker...

Texas hosts K-State, playing for pride in Sark's 1st season

Nov. 25, 2021 03:26 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One team is left playing for pride to finish out an otherwise miserable season. The other would like to be the one to put a bow on all that misery. Texas (4-7, 2-6 Big 12) and Kansas State ( 7-4, 4-4) meet Friday with the Longhorns in a six-game...

West Virginia beats Texas, Longhorns' bowl hopes dashed

Nov. 20, 2021 20:02 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Suddenly, Texas has just a week left in a stunningly bad season under first-year coach Steve Sarkisian. West Virginia will get one more chance to avoid joining the Longhorns in ending the year in late November. Jarret Doege...

Kansas snaps losing skid and stuns Texas 57-56 in OT

Nov. 14, 2021 01:05 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Everything was going against Kansas late. The momentum. The crowd. The score. Even history. And then first-year Jayhawks coach Lance Leipold decided go for the win and got it. Jalon Daniels hit Jared Casey...

Texas hosts Kansas with both eager to end losing skids

Nov. 11, 2021 14:26 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has yet to settle on a starting quarterback to play against Kansas and coach Steve Sarkisian still does not know if three of his top players will be available to try to end a four-game skid. One thing he is certain of: He liked the passion in...

Texas' losing skid marks debut season of struggle for Sark

Nov. 08, 2021 17:56 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mired in a four-game losing streak, it would seem things couldn't get much worse for Texas and first-year coach Steve Sarkisian. Lowly Kansas is next on the schedule. But lest anyone need reminding, it was a loss to the Jayhawks in 2016 that sealed...

Texas heads to Iowa St looking to avoid 4-game losing streak

Nov. 04, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

Iowa State's win over Texas last year was one in a line of hard-earned pelts collected during the Cyclones' dream season and helped pave the way to their first appearance in the Big 12 championship game. For the Longhorns, the loss helped seal the fate of coach Tom...

No. 16 Baylor wins 31-24 as Texas again blows big lead

Oct. 30, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor running back Abram Smith took a quick pitch left, reversed field after spinning away from a defender and scampered for a touchdown. That play was quite appropriate since the 16th-ranked Bears and Texas are going in opposite directions. ...

No. 16 Baylor has a chance to finish Texas in Big 12

Oct. 28, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After a tough first year in Waco navigating a losing season amid the pandemic, Baylor coach Dave Aranda has the No. 16 Bears right where he found them: fighting for the top of the Big 12 standings. Just down the road, first-year Texas coach Steve...

No 12 Oklahoma State rallies late to beat No. 25 Texas 32-24

Oct. 16, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Facing a big early deficit on the road at Texas, Oklahoma State leaned on the two things that had kept the Cowboys undefeated so far: defense and a punishing run game that could grind out the final quarter. Eventually the Longhorns folded. Again. ...