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Texas Baylor Postgame

Texas Puts Away the Bears, 45-21
Burnt Orange Beat
The fourth-rated Texas Longhorns, facing a bigger opponent named "Letdown," overcame early-game hurdles to blow out the Baylor Bears, 45-21. Initially, it appeared Mack Brown's squad suffered zero hangover effect from its first loss of the season last week against Texas Tech, bursting to a 14-0 edge.

Texas gets back on track with 45-21 win over Baylor
Austin American-Statesman
For an ever-so-brief time in the second quarter, upstart Baylor actually entertained the notion of knocking off fifth-ranked Texas.

Former No. 1 Texas begins healing process by drumming Baylor, 45-21
Waco Tribune
Battered emotionally and physically, No. 5 Texas turned to Colt McCoy for the kind of leadership it expects from the Heisman Trophy candidate.

Kirk Bohls: There's no doubting Thomas now
Austin American-Statesman
Earl Thomas was sick to his stomach. And had been for the better part of his worst week ever.

Longhorns back in the win column
San Antonio Express-News
This Saturday certainly won't stand out in the Texas Longhorns' memory book. The crowd often had to be prodded to make noise, and at times, so did the players.

Texas gets well with 45-21 win over Baylor
Dallas Morning News
Texas entered Saturday's game against Baylor still feeling the effects of the West Texas Flu.

McCoy, Whittaker light fire under Texas Longhorns' offense
Fort Worth Star Telegram

After a full week of letting the heartbreaking loss to Texas Tech sit and stew in their minds, the fifth-ranked Longhorns got back to work and beat Baylor 45-21 Saturday. Colt McCoy threw for 300 yards and five touchdowns, and Fozzy Whittaker and Vondrell McGee finally helped the Longhorns establish a running game.

Other Football

Brownie points? OU makes BCS statement in record rout of A&M
Dallas Morning News
After 10 years as a head coach, Oklahoma's Bob Stoops has quit trying to understand the Bowl Championship Series.

Despite faults, BCS system better than a playoff
Chicago Tribune If the BCS had ears, they would have been ablaze this week.


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