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Texas and Oklahoma State duel for early Big 12 lead

Sep. 19, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

Oklahoma State (3-0) at No. 12 Texas (2-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC). Line: Texas by 5 1/2. Series record: Texas leads 24-9. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The first conference game means the winner emerges as a favorite to reach the Big 12 title game. The Cowboys could open some eyes nationally with a win behind a...

Oklahoma State looks to win again at Texas in Big 12 opener

Sep. 19, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

Some things to watch on the fourth Saturday of Big 12 Conference play: GAME OF THE WEEK Oklahoma State at No. 12 Texas. The Cowboys (3-0) have won their last five games in Austin, something no other opponent has ever done. The Big 12 opener for both teams Saturday night is another prime-time nationally televised...

QB Sam Ehlinger spreading the TDs around in Texas offense

Sep. 18, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas keeps adding to the offensive firepower around quarterback Sam Ehlinger with some big early results. The No. 12 Longhorns (2-1) will need everyone to chip in if they plan to keep up with Oklahoma State (3-0) on Saturday in the opening week of the Big 12. Ehlinger is off to one of...

3 key Longhorns likely to play against Oklahoma State

Sep. 16, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns got a boost Monday when coach Tom Herman said three injured starters will likely play this week in the Big 12 opener against Oklahoma State. Senior wide receiver Collin Johnson (hamstring), senior center Zach Shackelford (foot) and sophomore linebacker Joseph Ossai...

Ehlinger throws 3 TD passes, No. 12 Texas beats Rice 48-13

Sep. 15, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas coach Tom Herman wanted to see his team put last week's loss behind them and start fast Saturday night. The Longhorns did just that. Sam Ehlinger threw for 279 yards and three touchdowns, Jake Smith caught six passes for 75 yards and two touchdowns and No. 12 Texas rebounded from its...

Texas says temperatures just fine in its visitor locker room

Sep. 13, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The visitor's locker room at the University of Texas appears almost perfect for serving a nice glass of wine. It may be a tad stuffy for a nap. Texas officials this week produced a chart of temperatures for the room during last Saturday's game when LSU beat the Longhorns 45-38....

Rice a ready-made remedy for No. 12 Texas

Sep. 13, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After losing a tough game to LSU with its secondary taking a beating in the process, Texas needs a rebound win before heading into the Big 12 schedule. Hello, Rice. If ever there was a program to be teed up for Texas (1-1), it's the small private school in Houston. The Owls are among...

Texas needs rebound win against Rice after early loss

Sep. 12, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

No. 12 Texas (1-1) vs. Rice (0-2) at NRG Stadium in Houston, Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network). Line: Texas by 32 1/2. Series record: Texas leads 72-21-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Texas needs a rebound win before heading into its Big 12 schedule. And a blowout would be preferable. Letting the Owls stay close in...

Texas pass defense needs work after LSU loss

Sep. 9, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas spent time rebuilding its defense in the offseason only to see it shredded by LSU over the weekend. The Longhorns surrendered 471 yards passing and four touchdowns in a 48-35 loss in which Texas fought back from an early deficit but forced only one punt in the second half. Coach...

AP Top 25: LSU moves up to give SEC 3 of top 4 in AP poll

Sep. 8, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

The Southeastern Conference held three of the top four spots in The Associated Press college football poll after LSU's road victory against Texas pushed the Tigers to No. 4. Clemson remained No. 1 on Sunday, receiving 56 first-place votes out of 62 in the Top 25 presented by Regions Bank. No. 2 Alabama received...