2012 Season - Texas Longhorns

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  1. skipwondah33

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    2012 Season - Texas Longhorns

    2012 Spring Football Update

    The Longhorns come into this season with alot of new faces around. Alot of talent has been lost from last year's #2 team, but we return several key players as well. This years' team has some open spots for Freshman to step in after a big showing in spring ball. Coach had a open QB competition and will announce the winner of it shortly. The starting spot isn't set in stone, if our QB struggles we have no problem putting in the backup and feel confident he can get the job done as well.

    Projected Depth Chart

    Offense
    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    QB Johnny Sanders 86
    QB Garrett Gilbert 87
    QB Shannon Murphy 86


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    HB Tre Newton 97
    HB Jeremy Hills 93
    HB Chris Whaley 93
    HB Robert Johnson 88


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    FB Jesse Miller 75


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    WR Dan Buckner 96
    WR Desean Hales 96
    WR DJ Monroe 93
    WR DJ Grant 93
    WR Lewis Crosby 86
    WR Terrance Phillips 84


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    TE Terry Williams 84
    TE Marcus Smith 80


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    LT Jermaine Harris 87
    LT Kevin White 79


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    LG Mason Walters 95
    LG Jermaine Harris 90


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    C DJ Johnson 83
    C Patrick Hill 86


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    RG Mark Buchanan 99
    RG Kevin White 83


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    RT Santonio Daniel 90



    Defense
    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    LE Kyle Kriegel 88
    LE Justin Cooper 81


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    RE Alex Okafor 95
    RE Matt Pratt 78


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    DT Trevor Burnette 88
    DT Chris Ball 79
    DT Darrius Foster 84
    DT Corey Hopkins 82


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    LOLB Tariq Allen 96
    LOLB Patrick Nkwopara 87


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    MLB Maurice Bailey 96
    MLB JJ Pickens 89


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    ROLB Ryan Roberson 94
    ROLB Titus Gatewood 77


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    CB Marcus Davis 94
    CB Charles Bryant 86
    CB Luis Mason 82
    CB Troy Smith 82
    CB Clayton Beverly 80


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    FS Kenny Vaccaro 93
    FS Travis Grigsby 78
    FS Tim Moyer 86


    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
    Pos Player Rating
    SS Nolan Brewster 94
    SS Joshua Ramsey 80
    SS Will Robertson 82


    Red - denotes players that will Redshirt
    Orange - denotes players who are Redshirt Freshman
    Yellow - denotes true Freshman
     
  2. Diddy81

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    good write up
     
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    Texas is staaaaaaaaaaacked!
     
  4. skipwondah33

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    2012 Season Edition


    Season Preview

    Schedule

    SOS A
    Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
    Wk Opponent Result
    Week 1 vs #21 Arizona St. W 42-10
    week 2 at #14 Georgia (drunkensoldier88) L 31-34
    week 3 vs #13 Oregon St W 42-13
    week 4 OPEN
    week 5 vs Baylor W 41-16
    week 6 at #1 Oklahoma (JCA8089) W 23-20
    week 7 vs Missouri W 31-0
    week 8 at Texas Tech W 45-17
    week 9 at Colorado (buffbullfan) W 24-0
    week 10 vs Oklahoma st. W 42-28
    week 11 at Kansas W 66-14
    week 12 Open
    week 13 vs TAMU (T2express) W 35-30
    week 14 at Houston W 44-13
    CCG vs #7 Nebraska (Omni) L 17-24
    Suger Bowl vs #8 Penn State W 44-17



    The Texas Longhorns come into the 2012 season excited and ready to go in hopes of bringing another Big 12 title and National Championship home. Last year the Longhorns has a successful season, but were left out of the title game. Instead they would get a trip to the Fiesta bowl and got a victory 20-7 victory over LSU.
    A wealth of talent has been lost on both sides of the ball, mainly defense. We are confident though we have some players ready to step up to fill those holes. It will be a tough year for our guys, but we will prepare the best we can.

    Offense Outlook
    QB Johnny Sanders will be put in the fire early as he will get the first start of the season against #21 Arizona State. In the backfield he will have a plethor of backs at his disposal starting with Tre Newton, followed by Jeremy Hills. They will both have opportunities to make an impact for us
    At receiver we are deep and plentiful with play makers, starting with Dan Buckner and Desean Hales. 2nd year starter DJ Monroe will be coming in at the slot receiver position and will be looked upon to have a big year. Sanders and the receivers have been working together to get acquainted with the QB and they hope to transfer it onto the field.
    Our offensive line is stout and should be able to open some holes for our offense. We bring back All-American RG Mark Buchannan to lead the way.


    Defense Outlook
    The defense will be lead by Junior MLB Maurice Bailey this year. Baily is a 3 year starter who knows this defense inside and out. We look for him to make plays for us and "quarterback" the defense. Our LB corp in general has to be one of the best in the country. At the OLB spots we have Tariq Allen and Ryan Robertson. Both got on the field last year and got to play some snaps, so they are bringing in game time experience.
    Our defensive line has some youth on it, we lost 3 starters from last year, but return All-American RE Alex Okafor. Okafor was a huge presence last year in getting to the QB. We look for LE Kyle Kriegel and DT Trevor Burnette to step into their starting roles and make a impact this season. True Freshman DT Chris Ball will start this year after a great showing in spring ball, hopefully he can transfer that into the season.
    Our secondary is a talented group, led by FS Kenny Vaccaro. Vaccaro played a good bit of snaps last year and on special teams, so he will bring valuable game experience in this year. SS Nolan Brewster will come in with the tough task of replacing departed All-American Blake Giddeon. We are confident he will be fine and make plays for us.
    We have alot of fresh faces at the corner spots this year led by Marcus Davis. Davis played the 4th CB spot last year and seen the field quite a bit in our pass packages. We have no doubt he will lead the secondary just fine. Redshirt Freshman Charles Bryant will head up the other side of the field for us. Bryant was able to watch and learn from two very solid corners last year, so we expect him to come in ready. True Freshman Luis Mason will see some action at the nickel back position and will be looked upon to step up in pass coverage.
     
  5. Diddy81

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    Yeah that looks like it should be in Athlon, Great Job!
     
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    Thanks man..I try
     
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    #3 Texas 42
    #21 Arizona State 10



    This one was over soon as the Sun Devils stepped off the bus from the hotel. The Longhorns didn't know what to expect coming into a game with a RS Freshman QB and a few possible question marks on defense. Turns out they clicked on all cylinders and look to play well together this season.

    Texas was able to jump to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter on the legs of HB Tre Newton and the arm of QB Johnny Sanders. Newton would get the first score on a 56-yd run. Then come back with another TD run, this time from 15-yds out. Then it was time for Sanders to get in on the mix, he would find Newton wide open for the 10-yd score.

    The 2nd quarter would start out like much of the same. Sanders would open up the quarter by hitting WR DJ Monroe for a 62-yd TD strike. Arizona State would finally get something going on offense. Heisman candidate WR Anthony Pickens would get open on a busted coverage play and take the ball 63-yds into the endzone to make it 28-7. Longhorns would answer back with anothing Newton TD run. The Sun Devils would get the ball with seconds left on the clock before the half. After a miracle play, they almost found themselves into the endzone but the WR was tackled short of the endzone.

    Longhorns would receive but were forced to a three and out to start the half. The Sun Devils drove down field by way of accurate passes and penalties, but were held to a field goal 35-10. Sanders would put the game out of reach early in the 3rd with a 70-yd pass to Desean Hales the next possession. The subs would come in the remainder of the game.

    Game Stats:

    Johnny Sanders: 12-14, 233 yds, 3 tds 0 ints

    Tre Newton: 19 carries, 157 yds, 4 total tds (3 rushing, 1 receiving)

    DJ Monroe: 6 receptions, 116 yds, 1 td
    Desean Hales: 3 receptions, 101 yds, 1 td


    Next up a huge early road test against Georgia, "Between the Hedges"
     
  8. skipwondah33

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    #3 Texas 31
    #10 Georgia 34



    In a game the Longhorns dominated early in, they lose by 3 on a game winning field goal. Offense was on fire for 3 straight quarters led by Jr. QB Gilbert Garrett who was on point for 3 quarters of the game. Garrett went 18-20, 282 yds and 4 tds building his team's lead to 28-14 at the half.

    The 2nd half would be a different story on the other hand. As the typical EA momentum turned the tide on the game in Georgia's favor. Garrett couldn't hit the broad side of a barn all of a sudden, even though he was glowing red. My receivers go across the middle, the ball 6 yards behind him. Receiver sitting in front of the zone, ball went 10 yards downfield over his head. Garrett would finish the game 1 for 5 with an interception and the 1 completion he did have for the 1st down, turned out to be a fumble immediately after the catch. All in all Georgia scored 17 points in the 4th quarter to get the win.

    Desean Hales finished with 4 catches, 106 yards and a TD. Dan Buckner finished with 4 catches, 135 yards and 2 TDs. Garrett finished 19-25, 289 yards with 4 TDs and 1 int on the day.
     
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    #9 Texas 42
    #13 Oregon State 13



    The Longhorns bounce back strong from their lost last week against the Beavers. QB Garrett had a record setting day with 436 yards passing, which broke McCoy's mark of 358. Garret also had 4 TDs in the air. The Qb said he had alot to prove after his surprising finish in the Georgia game.

    Tre Newton pitched in the other two TDs on the day
     
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    #8 Texas 41
    Baylor 16



    The Longhorns struggled early in this one not scoring a point in the first quarter. Part of that was due to their super pass rush and the inaccuracy of our QB Garrett.

    The offense would catch fire in the 2nd quarter and get the ball moving downfield. Receiver Dan Buckner would have a career day against the Baylor secondary, accounting for 3 of the team's 5 scores.

    Buckner hauled in 7 balls for 211 yards. Garrett put up solid numbers again with over 380 yards passing but threw 2 picks.

    The defense harrassed the Baylor QB all game, forcing bad throws and getting hits on him. Our D just wasn't able to come up with the picks, although they had numerous attempts to catch them.

    Next up The Red River Shootout with #1 Oklahoma.
     
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    damn Oklahoma's #1 the commish has not been paying attention
     
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    hit us up with some Heisman hype when you get a chance skip.
     
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    #8 Texas 23
    #1 Oklahoma 20



    The Longhorns pull out a nail biter in the Red River Rivalry. Every year this game is tough and comes down to the wire, and this one followed the same.

    Texas would receive first and go 3 and out on their first possession. The Longhorn D and redshirt freshman Charles Bryant would step up on Oklahoma's ensuing possession. QB Landry Jones would try to hit his receiver on a comeback route, but Bryant would jump in front of the pass and take it back 39 yards for the score. After a 3 and out, Texas would take the ball downfield but settle for a field goal 10-0.

    Then Oklahoma said enough was enough. QB Jones flipped the switch on their pass offense and matriculated the ball downfield for a nicely lobbed TD pass 10-7. That would be the score going into the half.

    Oklahoma would receive kick after the half and move the ball nicely downfield, but the drive would end with a punt. Texas would capitalize with field goal to make it 13-10. Oklahoma would answer with a field goal on their own to tie the game up going into the 4th quarter 13-13.

    Texas QB Garrett would finally get on a roll and lead his team down field into the endzone. Garrett hit Dan Buckner for a TD on a key 3rd and 3. There was still plenty of time left on the clock for Jones and Oklahoma to get into the endzone. The Sooners would do just that on a miracalous TD bomb. Jones threw the ball up for grabs into double coverage with everyone just standing in the endzone waiting for the ball. The Sooner receiver would come down with the ball and the score 20-20. Coach put the ball in Garret's hands and told him to get us the victory. The QB did just that, taking the team downfield and into field goal position with just under a minute left in the game. Oklahoma would have a chance to tie or win the game, but ran out of time inside of the 40-yd line.

    Another great game as Texas was able to hand the #1 team, its first loss. Still alot of football left to play in our tough conference.


    Dan Buckner - 5 recs, 83 yds, 1 TD

    Alex Okafor - 5 tackles, 4 TFL, 4 sacks



    GG JC...gl rest of the way



    Next up: Mizzou
     
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    #4 Texas 31
    Missouri 0



    Longhorns dominate in this one as the Tigers were never able to get anything going on the offensive end. Things were not all peachy for Texas despite the victory. The offense was able to move the ball at will at times, but couldn't end drives with scores throughout the game.

    Garrett, Buckner and Newton would have big games. Garrett threw for over 385 yards and pitched in 2 TDs. Buckner eclipsed the 200 yards receiving mark due to his 96-yd TD reception in the 2nd quarter.

    The defense played well and never really gave up much big to the Tigers. Their passing game would find grooves at times but couldn't convert anything into points.

    Next up we travel to Lubbock to face Texas Tech
     
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    #5 Texas 45
    Texas Tech 17



    Texas outlasts Texas Tech in this matchup. The Longhorns got off to a solid start putting up 10 points their first two possessions. Then a surge of scoring came from both teams in the 2nd. Garrett would find the endzone in the air twice, once going 94-yds to Buckner, the other going for 92-yds to Hales with 7 seconds left on the clock until halftime. The Red Raiders would put the ball in the endzone prior to that after a 3 play drive. 24-10.

    The 2nd half would be more of the same, Garrett would find Crosby on a 83-yd TD pass, then hit Buckner again for a TD score. The Red Raiders would answer with a TD of their own and get the ball back by way of a punt. After a wild 4th and 15 conversion due to a penalty, the Red Raiders would have another chance to score but would throw an interception in the redzone. The penalty was a 15-yd facemask penalty as Texas Tech tried a fake punt run with the punter and came up about 15-yds short of the first down marker. The refs bailed them out though.

    Garrett - 16-20, 439 yds, 5 TDs, 0 ints, 1 rushing TD

    Newton - 20 carries, 100 yds

    Buckner - 5 recs, 159 yds, 3 TDs
    Hales - 4 reces, 151 yds, 1 TD
     
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    #6 Texas 24
    Colorado 0


    The Longhorns dominate in this one against the Buffaloes of Colorado. It was clear there was a talent difference between the two teams, although Colorado came out tough defensively on Texas's two opening possessions. The Longhorns would find a groove though midway through the first quarter and put up 14 quick points. In the 2nd quarter, the Longhorns would continue the same in forcing the Buffaloes into turnovers. The Texas offense put up another 10 points in the 2nd quarter and would call the dogs off in the 2nd half.

    Heisman candidate Dan Buckner caught 5 passes for 102 yards with 1 TD. HB Tre Newton would carry the ball 22 times for 115 yards and 2 scores.

    Hats off to the defense for playing a very solid game in holding the Colorado offense to just 80 yards of total offense, 0 passing yards and 4 first downs.

    We know there is a huge talent different, but Colorado is a solid team and in about another year or two they will look to be even. Even still there are 4-1 in the tough Big 12 North.

    GG BC, good luck rest of season. Glad we kept trying to get the game in (Game kept disco'ing at the coin toss)
     
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    #6 Texas 42
    Oklahoma State 28


    The score does not indicate what kind of game this was. Texas played well in spurts but Okie State managed to stay in the game by playing tough defense.

    At certain points the scoring went back and fourth with both teams. The Cowboys elected to blitz most of the game which left them at a disadvantage against Heisman hopeful WR Dan Buckner. They even blitzed the CB covering him 3 or 4 times during the game. The Cowboy defense was all over the Longhorn running game, knocking out star HB Tre Newton in the 3rd quarter. Texas was left to air it out majority of the game, due to the Boy's amazing rush D.

    Garrett was able to hit his targets for the most part of the game but he missed his receivers badly a couple of times, especially on the pick 6 they had. Garrett went 17-32, 486 yards, 5 TDs and 2 ints. Buckner would be the receipient of 7 of those passes for a huge 245 yards and 4 TDs. Buckner got the bulk of his yards on a crucial 3rd down play late in the 4th quarter, when he took a pass across the middle 69 yards into the redzone. 2nd WR Desean Hales would haul in 4 passes for 68 yards and 3rd WR DJ Monroe would catch 5 passes for 143 yards and 1 score.

    The Oklahoma pass defense would get to Garrett mostly all day sacking him 6 times on the day.

    Next week we travel to play Kansas
     
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    #4 Texas 66
    Kansas 14


    From the opening kick this game was all in favor of the Longhorns when they visited Kansas in this late Big XII matchup.

    Kansas would fumble the opening kick, then two plays later Bucker would find the endzone. The story of the game was Kansas turnovers for the most part as the Longhorns were able to get a fumble and interception returns for TDs. Even the special teams had a chance to score as Monroe returned the ball 88 yards but elected to run out of bounds since the game was put away.

    Buckner continued his tear with 4 receptions, 196 yards and 3 TDs. Garrett would throw for another 350+ yards and 4 TDs and Newton would get to the 100 yard mark for the day.
     
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    #3 Texas 38
    Texas A&M 30


    The Lonestar Showdown

    In what didn't look like a thriller at first, turned out to be one in the end.

    Right off the bat A&M got downfield into scoring range by way of a deep play action pass on the 2nd play of the game. A&M would try to punch it in all 4 downs but would be denied. Deep in enemy terriority the Longhorns would go 3 and out on their possession. A&M with good field position got the ball into scoring range, but were held to a field goal 3-0. The Longhorn offense would get rolling on their next possession as Garrett lead the team downfield and into the endzone on a 3-yd run 7-3.


    Texas would force a interception on an A&M play action pass the following possession. Garrett would go to the air again to lead the team downfield, this time settling for a FG 10-3. The Longhorn D would step up again and force a punt from A&M. Garrett would hook up with Desean Hales on a 76-yd TD pass to go up 17-3 A&M wanting to get the ball downfield and put up some points before the half, threw another interception with a 1:30 left until the half. Longhorn QB Garrett would work the ball downfield to the 13-yd line with 20 seconds to go. Garrett would try to hit Hales across the middle in the endzone, but would be hit on his attempt by the A&M blitz. The ball sailed on the pass and into the defenders arms in the back of the endzone, in which he then took back 101-yds for the score as time expired. 17-10


    The Longhorns would receive the ball after the half and immediately get into the endzone 4 plays later. A&M decided to send a heavy blitz the first 2 downs, so Garrett knew one would be coming on the next play. He opted to hit Buckner who was being pressed one on one. Buckner would score on a 56-yd TD 24-10. A&M would get downfield quickly as well and into the endzone after a Longhorn CB miss judged the ball and couldn't come up with the catch 24-17. The Longhorns again would look Buckner's way with A&M blitzing heavily and choosing to man press him one on one. Buckner would score this time on a 33-yd TD for his 2nd TD of the game 31-17.


    Not to be outdone A&M would score again, set up by the QB's surprising 38-yd run in which he broke 4 tackles and outran almost everyone into the redzone. Two plays later A&M would score 31-24. The Longhorns went to the air again on their following possession, driving downfield in under 5 plays. On 3rd down A&M decided to bring another blitz with man to man press coverage, so Garrett opted to hit Buckner again for the 38-yd TD, his 3rd on the day. 38-24. A&M would chip in two FG's to pull within 8 and have a chance to tie the game up late in the 4th, but would turn the ball over with an interception sealing the victory for the Longhorns.

    Garrett: 16-25, 406 yards, 4 TDs, 1 rushing TD

    Buckner: 5 receptions, 198 yards, 3 TDs
    Hales: 4 receptions, 89 yards, TD
     
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    #4 Texas 41
    Houston 17


    Texas outlasts Houston in a game that started slow at the start. For the first 4 minutes neither team would score, then Texas would get on the board first on a Newton 1-yd run. The Longhorn defense would hold for a 3 and out, then drive down field but settle for a FG 10-0.
    In the 2nd quarter the Texas offense looked to get rolling, first scoring on a Buckner 14-yd TD pass, then another TD run by Newton. Houston would answer with a TD and attempted a FG to narrow the lead but would miss it. 24-7.
    In the 3rd Houston would come out fired up and Texas continued its flat play they it showed in the first quarter. Garrett would throw a early pick and give Houston decent field position, but they could only settle for a FG 24-10. The Longhorn offense again went on a surge as Garrett hooked up with Hales on a TD strike, then again with Monroe on a TD pass making it 38-10. Houston answered with a quick TD, then drove down field for another but would turn the ball over on downs.
     
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    #4 Texas 17
    #7 Nebraska 24


    The Longhorns were unable to pull out the win for their 3rd Big XII title game.

    On Nebraska's first drive the Longhorn D would eventually force a punt after a few plays. Garrett would then lead the offense downfield, but would settle for a field goal after being sacked for a loss, 3-0 Texas. Sacks and QB hurries would be the story of the game for Texas. The next drive Nebraska would go downfield and get into the endzone on a long drive 7-3. The Longhorns were forced to a 3 and out on their following possession. Nebraska would drive down field close to the redzone when they decided to go across the middle to the TE. Safety Vaccaro would step in front of the ball but it would bounce right off his hands. Two plays later, the Husker HB would get hit on a dive play up the middle and fumble the ball, but an offensive lineman would immediately scoop the ball up to keep possession. The next play would result into a TD for Nebraska 14-3.
    Texas would turn the ball over on the next possession on a Garrett interception which gave Nebraska good field position. The Huskers would get up to the 3-yd line and look to put it in the endzone, but opted to go with a 5-wide set and to throw the ball in. This time a Longhorn defender was able to come up with the pick. Garrett would try to move the offense down field before the half but was sacked immediately two times in a row by the lightning fast d-line of Nebraska, notably the DT. Score 14-3 Nebraska

    The Longhorns would get a TD on their opening drive with a Garrett TD pass to Newton to pull within 4. Nebraska would start a drive down field then settle for a FG to make it a 7 point game. Texas would try to answer with points but again was hampered by being in long distance situations from having no time. The playcalling would be adjusted to have short throws since the Huskers d-line was getting in the backfield instantly. Garrett tried to hit the slot receiver on a short hook route and he thought the LB was far enough from him that he couldn't make the play.....he was wrong, it would be an interception then after no one wanted to tackle him, it would turn into a pick six, 24-10. Down 14 we went into aggressive playcalling mode and drove down field for the quick score 24-17 with 2 minutes left on the clock. The Longhorns would opt to kick the ball deep instead of the onside still with 3 TO's left. Nebraska would get two first downs and run out the clock

    TOP:
    Nebraska - 15:50
    Texas - 8:09

    The Longhorns would have the ball for a total of under 4 minutes the entire first half and not much more in the 2nd. That coupled with not having time for receivers to get into their routes doomed Texas in this one.

    GG Om
     
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    One of the reasons this game has been getting hard for me to keep playing

    The very first showing in replay 1 is real time speed. Notice how the DT stands completely up, pauses slightly then takes off with a lightning quick burst around 3 offensive lineman and not one of them knows what to do or lays a hand on him. In the 2nd part of the replay the same exact thing happens. The LG has him right in front of him and he literally goes right around him with ease.

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    The next replay shows that all 3 follow him again, even the RG which makes no sense seeing as how he ran a circle to the other side of the line. What does that do, leaves the DE free to run basically past the RT with no time once again.

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    This type of stuff happens all the time against the CPU and there were other instances but this game's over bearing flaws are just bad.
     
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    Yeah i know how that is. I have that same issues and it don't just happen once in awhile. It seems to happen alot. Even when u have a very good oline going up against a weak dline they seem to get in there way to often and put hits on your qb
     
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    Yeah its a joke
     
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    skipwondah33 Walk On

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    #7 Texas 44
    #9 Penn State 17


    The Longhorns win the Sugar Bowl against the Lions. Despite Penn State's super DE's and pass rush, Garrett was able to hit his targets for TDs

    Hesiman winner Buckner would catch 3 passes for 119 yards and 2 TDs to end his college career.
    Junior QB Gilbert Garrett would go on to break Colt Mccoy's records of most passing yards (4,213) and most TDs (43) in school history in a single season.

    Next we await players' decisions whether to leave or stay
     

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