The masses frustrated with the sluggish state of Texas Longhorns football wondered what it was going to take to shake the Longhorns’ vertical passing game from a deep, season-long slumber. The one-word answer was right at their fingertips on the schedule they held in their hands: Kansas. By Tom Keegan
Reeling from last week's 24-point, shutout loss at Iowa State, the Texas Longhorns knew they needed something to spark them and win back the faith of the burnt-orange posse that packed Darrell K Royal-Texas Stadium for Saturday's game against Kansas.
During Kansas University’s 59-20 loss at Texas Saturday night, junior running back Ke’aun Kinner showed the burst that has eluded him since he rushed for 100 yards in back-to-back games to open the season.
All season, Kansas University football coach David Beaty has talked about controlling the things his team could control and being competitive by playing smart, mistake-free football.
When David Beaty finally pulled the plug on injury-plagued quarterback Ryan Willis in the fourth quarter of the Kansas University football team’s 59-20 loss at Texas, KU’s head coach turned to third-string QB Keaton Perry and not immediate back-up T.J. Millweard.
Wide receiver Shakiem Barbel alertly fell on a fumble for a TD after it was poked out of De’Andre Mann’s hand just shy of the goal line.
Kansas University’s football passing game was without two of its top receiving targets Saturday against Texas.