AUSTIN — One of the most popular descriptors of the Big 12 Conference, for all the trouble it has had putting teams in the College Football Playoff, is that it is a quarterback league. Each team has a specific offensive identity, with the quarterback for each team being the engine that gets the offense going.
We played two halves of frustrating defense, each in different ways. The first half turned Ertz into Dan Marino and the second half turned Alex Delton into Tommie Frazier.
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546 yards of offense at 6 yards a pop and 40 points (albeit after two overtimes, but with two bricked field goals) on the board against a reasonable defense only happens with positive changes in offensive approach and personnel.
The offense found a rhythm, the defense continued its solid play. Add those to a budding young QB, and Texas beat K-State and moved to 2-0 in the big 12 for the first time since 2013.
AUSTIN — Bill Snyder coached teams rarely give any gifts, especially when he’s celebrating his birthday. Kansas State was not in a generous mood, so Texas had to earn every point and yard on the evening.
That was a fun game, the football has become good again. I don’t know if I want to endure double overtime every time Sam Ehlinger leads the charge against a top opponent this season, but it sure beats what we’ve been watching most of this decade.
What does Texas have to do to knock of nemesis Kansas State on Saturday night from DKR? The IT staff breaks it down, adds offensive/defensive standouts, Game of the Week, and Upset of the Week in the land of College Football.
IT’S GAMEDAY, Y’ALL. The Wildcats of Manhattan come into DKR with visions of purple grandjuer. But Tom Herman’s crew is beginning to click. Here’s our Gameday Primer.
This week the IT staff preps you for the Kansas State game this weekend, deliver the QB news, some game-planning, and a host of prospects coming to Austin in our State of Recruiting. Come hang out in the Hermador.