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Texas vs. Kansas Postgame

Texas stifles Kansas 35-7
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat recaps the win in Lawrence.

Texas defense brings heat in frigid Kansas
Austin American-Statesman
Temperatures were stuck in the mid-30s Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Specks of snow were flying around like gnats. A chilly wind blustered from the north at near gale force speed.

KIRK BOHLS: Longhorns return home with health, high hopes intact
Austin American-Statesman
By game's end, the Longhorn fans huddled in the southeast section of Memorial Stadium outnumbered the hometown Jayhawk supporters, warmed by the thought of a January BCS bowl still very much alive.

Longhorn Notebook
Austin American-Statesman
Alan Trubow's notebook which includes updates on Blake Gideon, Roy Miller, Chykie Brown, and Fozzy Whittaker

KU's offense can't get moving against Texas
Kansas City Star
The Kansas Jayhawks were not in the mood for excuses after their 35-7 loss to No. 4 Texas.

Longhorns Win, 35-7, Over Hapless, Injured KU
Texas didn't win many style points for their businesslike effort, either, but it was enough to take a 14-0 lead into the locker room en route to a 35-7 win against a beaten-up and badly-overmatched Jayhawks squad Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Easy does it for UT
Houston Chronicle

McCoy ties Vince Young's school-record 30 victories by a QB in win

Texas breezes to 35-7 victory at Kansas
Dallas Morning News
For Texas fans, the postgame scene at Kansas' Memorial Stadium was enough to warm the heart, if not the extremities, on a chilly Midwest day. As Colt McCoy waited for an interview on FSSW, coach Mack Brown pumped up the remaining Longhorn contingent, which was chanting: "Colt for Heis-man."

UT back-up safety doesn't back down
Dallas Morning News
Texas backup safety Christian Scott had already witnessed the damage Kansas running back Angus Quigley could inflict. Fellow safety Blake Gideon had just gotten the worse of a collision with Quigley, who at 222 pounds outweighs Gideon by over 30 pounds.

Texas Longhorns make defensive statement in BCS quest
Fort Worth Star Telegram
As a team operating on the fringes of the BCS national title chase, No. 4 Texas needs to generate all the style points it can during its November closing stretch.

Other Football

Texas A&M suffers most lopsided loss to Baylor since 1980
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Two weeks ago, things were starting to look up for Texas A&M. The Aggies had posted back-to-back victories and were confident enough to start talking about the possibility of a bowl bid. On Saturday, that optimism seemed like a distant memory as Texas A&M was embarrassed by a team it has dominated through the years.

Best Photos from College Football Week 12
Fox Sports


Texas Thumps Stetson in Opener 68-38
Burnt Orange Beat
Texas opens its season with impressive win on Friday night in the Frank Erwin Center

Frontcourt Hoops Preview
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat previews the season by looking at the big men.

Backcourt Hoops Preview
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat previews the season by looking at the backcourt group that is looking to replace D.J. Augustin.

Longhorns Ink Nation's #2 Basketball Class
Burnt Orange Beat
The Texas Longhorn basketball program inked their highest ranked recruiting class to date. The three man class of Avery Bradley, Jordan Hamilton and Shawn Williams has garnered national attention since early October, and today the letters of intent have been signed and faxed. The Longhorns are getting three talented wing prospects that mesh together with different skill sets to form a great trio.


Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News

Longhorns Blog
Houston Chronicle

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