Candidates for Game balls
• Dezmon Briscoe, a match for the Texas talent, had 101 receiving yards and returned a kick 98 yards for a touchdown.
• Johnathan Wilson had three catches for 64 yards, including a 47-yard reception.
Candidates for Gassers
• Cornerback Anthony Davis was burned by about a Texas county by James Kirkendoll for a touchdown.
• Kicker Jacob Branstetter, with a chance to show he should have been trusted to execute an onside kick against Texas Tech, couldn’t capably execute one when given a chance late in the first half.