Alabama QB Mac Jones heads into Senior Bowl on gimpy ankle
The next game he plays is for his NFL draft stock, provided the Alabama quarterback's gimpy left ankle is good to go. Senior Bowl executive director Jim Nagy said the plan is for Jones to dress out and see how his ankle feels. “Just being in that room, I already learned so much about NFL football,” he said. Mond started 44 games for the Aggies, Ehlinger logged 43 starts for the Longhorns,Mond led the Aggies into College Football Playoffs contention in his final season. I just wanted to come and kind of learn more about NFL football and learn a new playbook, which I thought I did a good job with.
Texas fires Herman after 4 seasons, hires Tide OC Sarkisian
(AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)AUSTIN, Texas – Texas was tired of waiting for Tom Herman to deliver a Big 12 title and turn the Longhorns back into national championship contenders. Texas fired Herman on Saturday after four winning seasons, then hours later announced it was giving the job to the Alabama offensive coordinator. He will be Texas’ fourth head coach since the program’s last Big 12 championship in 2009. Of note, Sarkisian was a USC assistant when Texas beat the Trojans for the national championship in the epic 2006 Rose Bowl. Texas fired Herman just three weeks after athletic director Chris Del Conte said he would remain the coach.
Texas overcomes Ehlinger injury, routs Colorado 55-23
(AP Photo/Eric Gay)SAN ANTONIO – Texas has been tested all year, but losing senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger to a shoulder injury was an obstacle the Longhorns never anticipated. 20 Texas overcame Ehlinger’s injury to beat Colorado 55-23 in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Tuesday night. Ehlinger missed the second half after sustaining a shoulder injury in the second quarter. Thompson started the second half in place of Ehlinger and led Texas to a touchdown on its opening possession. Texas: The Longhorns found a capable replacement for Ehlinger in Thompson.
Ehlinger's TD pass helps Texas beat No. 6 Oklahoma St. in OT
Oklahoma State drove into Texas territory late in the first half with a 24-17 lead, but Ossai stripped him and Texas defensive tackle Ta’Quon Graham recovered and returned the ball to the Oklahoma State 20. Sanders threw his fourth touchdown pass -- a 9-yard toss to a well-covered Wallace -- to give Oklahoma State a 31-20 lead. Oklahoma State got a final shot in regulation, getting the ball back with 1:13 remaining and no timeouts. Oklahoma State: The Cowboys dominated nearly every facet of the game and beat themselves with mistakes. Oklahoma State visits Kansas State on Saturday.
Rattler TD pass in 4th OT sends OU past No. 22 Texas 53-45
The Oklahoma freshman threw a 25-yard scoring pass to Drake Stoops in the fourth overtime and the Sooners survived a late rally from No. It was just the second four-OT game in 25 seasons of the Big 12, joining Kansas State's 53-50 victory over Texas A&M in 2011. The Longhorns (2-2, 1-2) also left themselves little hope of playing for a Big 12 title, much less being part of the College Football Playoff conversation. “I was kind of surprised when I came out at first,” said Rattler, who was tied for the Big 12 lead with four interceptions coming in. POLL IMPLICATIONSConsecutive Big 12 losses, the first for Oklahoma since 1998, sent the Sooners tumbling from No.
Max Duggan and TCU beat No. 9 Longhorns again 33-31
TCU quarterback Max Duggan (15) scores a touchdown on a run against Texas during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)AUSTIN, Texas – Texas ran out of comebacks against Max Duggan and TCU. The Horned Frogs quarterback ran for the go-ahead score with 4 minutes left and the defense made it stand with a goal-line fumble recovery to beat No. After Duggan's touchdown, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger marched the Longhorns to the lip of the end zone. Griffin Kell kicked four field goals for the Horned Frogs.
No. 8 Texas rallies to beat Texas Tech 63-56 in overtime
Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Saturday Sept. 26, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Rogers)LUBBOCK, Texas – Sam Ehlinger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Moore in overtime, sending No. 8 Texas to a wild 63-56 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday that saw the Longhorns rally with two touchdowns in the final 3 minutes of regulation. The first two set up Texas touchdowns in the first half before the last one ended the game. We force a turnover, we win the game,” Texas Tech linebacker Riko Jeffers said.
Week 4 Preview: FSU-Miami has King in spotlight; SEC begins
Before Miami won easily last year, the ‘Canes and ’Noles played five straight games decided by five points or fewer. A pandemic-altered college football season has helped put FSU-Miami in the spotlight again this weekend. The Big Ten and Pac-12 are still at least a month away, but the college football menu is starting to fill up. 7-6 — Lane Kiffin's record in his one SEC season as coach at Tennessee. ___Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen at http://www.westwoodonepodcasts.com/pods/ap-top-25-college-football-podcast/___More AP college football: https://apnews.com/Collegefootball and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25
Texas football vs. Iowa State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
That stretch begins Saturday afternoon as the Longhorns visit Iowa State. LINE: Iowa State - 7Baylor (6-0) and Oklahoma (5-1) currently hold down the top two spots in the conference, and they square off Saturday night in Waco. Iowa State was in strong position to contend three weeks ago but has since suffered back-to-back narrow losses to Oklahoma State (34-27) and Oklahoma (42-41) to fall to 3-3 and into a three-way tie for fourth place in the conference. Iowa States four losses have been by a combined 11 points against teams (Iowa, Baylor, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma) who all appear in this weeks College Football Playoff rankings. PREDICTION: Iowa State 38, Texas 33
Texas football vs. Kansas State: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
AUSTIN, Texas Kansas State got more respect from the College Football Playoff committee than it did from the coaches this week, coming in at No. ABOUT KANSAS STATE (6-2, 3-2 Big 12)The Wildcats rushed for 342 yards in last weeks 38-10 drubbing of Kansas, with quarterback Skylar Thompsons 127 yards and three TDs on the ground leading the way. Thompson owns eight rushing scores during the three-game winning streak, but Kansas State isnt counting on the rushing yards coming as easily this weekend. Kansas State DB AJ Parker (ankle) is not expected to play Saturday. PREDICTION: Texas 30, Kansas State 24
Texas football vs. TCU: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Sam Ehlinger #11 of the Texas Longhorns rolls out to pass in the third quarter against the Rice Owls at NRG Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Houston, Texas. 15 Texas received quite a scare in its last outing and looks to put together a stronger effort when it visits TCU in Big 12 play on Saturday. Texas totaled 638 yards against Kansas but also allowed 569 in the shootout win that left coach Tom Herman with mixed feelings. Texas recorded a 31-16 victory last season after TCU won the previous four matchups. PREDICTION: Texas 34, TCU 30More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Texas football vs. Kansas: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Sam Ehlinger #11 of the Texas Longhorns rolls out to pass in the third quarter against the Rice Owls at NRG Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)AUSTIN, Texas - Kansas will have a new offensive coordinator when it visits No. 15 Texas on Saturday in a Big 12 game. Duvernay has two games with 12 catches apiece this season, making him the only player in Texas history to achieve the feat and the only FBS player to do so this season. PREDICTION: Texas 51, Kansas 27More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Oklahoma football vs. Texas: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Jalen Hurts #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners breaks free from the pocket on a run during the first half of a game against the UCLA Bruins at the Rose Bowl on September 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)DALLAS, Texas - Oklahoma has suffered only three losses while winning four straight Big 12 championships, although two of those defeats have come courtesy of Texas. Texas is the only Big 12 program with a winning record against Oklahoma (62-47-5), although the Sooners have won seven of the last 10 meetings. The Sooners have held four consecutive opponents to 20 points or fewer in the same season for the first time since 2006. PREDICTION: Oklahoma 45, Texas 41More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Texas football vs. West Virginia: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Sam Ehlinger #11 of the Texas Longhorns rolls out to pass in the third quarter against the Rice Owls at NRG Stadium on September 14, 2019 in Houston, Texas. 12 Texas was able to snap a four-game losing streak against Oklahoma State two weeks ago despite yielding just south of 500 yards and committing three turnovers. LINE: Texas -10.5"We've been telling them since we got here that our best was good enough, but less than our best probably wasn't. West Virginia OG Josh Stills, an All-Big 12 second team choice by the coaches last year, underwent shoulder surgery on Monday and is out for the season. PREDICTION: Texas 34, West Virginia 17More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Texas football vs. Rice: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Sam Ehlinger #11 of the Texas Longhorns congratulates Keaontay Ingram #26 after a touchdown in the first half against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Rice hasn't shown much ability to move the ball well in 2019 either, ranking 120th in FBS in total offense (282 yards per game). Tom Stewart, who threw for 14 touchdowns versus two interceptions last season at Harvard, finished the game in place of Green and passed for 185 yards and a score. Ehlinger has thrown 31 touchdowns versus three interceptions over his last 15 contests. PREDICTION: Texas 45, Rice 10More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Texas football vs. LSU: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
Sam Ehlinger #11 of the Texas Longhorns congratulates Keaontay Ingram #26 after a touchdown in the first half against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by TimAUSTIN, Texas - Texas thinks it's ready to jump back into the conversation for a Big 12 title and a spot in the College Football Playoff, and LSU is in a similar position. "That was the motto from when (passing game coordinator Joe) Brady first got here: Everybody eats," tight end Thaddeus Moss told reporters. "I know that they're an incredibly talented backfield," Ehlinger told reporters. PREDICTION: LSU 24, Texas 20More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Texas football vs. Louisiana Tech: Time, TV schedule, game preview, score
10 Texas will be a player in the national championship picture, and the junior quarterback hopes to begin backing up his words when the team hosts Louisiana Tech on Saturday. The high optimism revolves around a strong 2018 season in which the Longhorns won 10 games for their first double-digit victory campaign since going 13-1 in 2009. Louisiana Tech has won a bowl game each of the last five seasons but went 0-2 against ranked power programs last campaign, losing 38-21 to LSU and 45-3 to Mississippi State. Louisiana Tech junior WR Isaiah Graham, a transfer from TCU, excelled in training camp and figures to be a starter. PREDICTION: Texas 49, Louisiana Tech 16More college football scoresCopyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.