Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger ran off Campbell-Williams Field “really confused and frustrated” following the Longhorns’ 23-20 loss to Iowa State when UT’s Big 12 conference title hopes essentially evaporated.
Shaka Smart’s Longhorns uncharacteristically won with offense Monday in their 78-76 defeat of Davidson during the Maui Invitational in Asheville, N.C. Thanks to six Longhorns in double figures, including Courtney Ramey and his game-winning layup with 20 seconds left, Texas survived a late scare from the Wildcats despite a so-so evening on the defensive end.
Two days after Texas’ 23-20 loss to Iowa State, redshirt junior left tackle Samuel Cosmi opted out of the Longhorns’ remaining games and began preparation for the NFL Draft. His departure means Texas must find a replacement for a pre-season All-American blindside protector with 34 consecutive starts to his name.
Tom Herman typically wears a good poker face during his post-game press conferences. His consistency in messaging and demeanor is a mark of a decently skilled public speaker. His words may be repetitive, but they are for those within the program more often than they are for those outside of it.
Texas, a program that believes it should continuously be competing for conference championships and stand shoulder-to-shoulder with college football’s top programs, will go at least 11 years without winning a Big 12 Championship after a 23-20 loss to Iowa State.
BowlSeason.com, the collective coalition of all the bowl games played in the traditional college football postseason, released its first ever official bowl projections Friday. The Texas Longhorns were projected to appear in the Texas Bowl on December 31 versus the LSU Tigers.
Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger grew up with dreams of being under center for the Longhorns at Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium. He first accomplished that dream on September 9, 2017 when he made his first career appearance versus San Jose State, and has lived that dream ever since.