Texas Longhorns TEXAS 52 RICE 0 Week 1 the Longhorns had to hit the road to play Rice. The Longhorns started out slow and sloppy battling Rice through a scoreless 1st qtr and taking a mere 17-0 lead over Rice to the lockerroom at the half. The second half however was all Texas as Rice ran out of gas trying to matchup with the Horns. Starting Texas RB T Newton left the game early with a bruised shoulder and will miss 3 weeks. His backup Whittaker however took advantage of the time and abused the Rice defense amassing 288yds 5tds on 20 carries also adding 1 reception for a 69 yd TD. Longhorn QBs Gilbert and Harris each tossed 1 TD pass in the lopsided victory.