AUSTIN, Texas — It seems too easy. Just line up and pound the ball down Texas’ throat on Saturday night and Kansas State wins, right? The numbers would say that’s exactly how to beat the Longhorns this season, because so far, Texas hasn’t stopped
Through one game this season, it was clear the Wildcats needed a better pass rush on third down. Part of the answer, at least so far, was to put a linebacker in at defensive end on third down plays. In the two games since, that
With a 1-2 record and two lopsided losses in back-to-back weeks, much has been made about the state of the Texas Longhorn defense. The unit has been a disaster for head coach Mack Brown, allowing an average of 308 yards on the ground to opposing teams
If Kansas State fans are looking for new “Texas State Champ” shirts this season, it all starts Saturday night under the lights in Austin, Texas. K-State has won five straight in the series — including a 42-24 victory last season to clinch the Big 12 title and
After detailing allegations by the Oklahoma State football program in the form of improper cash benefits, academic fraud, widespread drug abuse and sexual misconduct last week, Sports Illustrated finished its series on the Cowboys’ football program Tuesday morning, describing the issues former players faced after
Mack Brown’s team is in trouble. Through three games this season, Brown’s Texas Longhorns have allowed more than 300 rushing yards per game, ranking 121st out of 123 teams nationally. And what a coincidence, the Longhorns (1-2) have to face Kansas State on Saturday — a
Robert Rose took a handoff up the middle, then cut back to his left before going untouched for a 26-yard touchdown against Massachusetts Saturday night. Though big at the time, it’s probably not a moment that will find its way onto a highlight reel
If history truly does repeat itself, then Mack Brown may be without a job very soon. The longtime Texas football coach is struggling these days to explain away the Longhorns’ two straight losses they’ll carry into Saturday’s game against Kansas State in Austin.
Former Kansas State receiver Jordy Nelson is off to a hot start for the Green Packers. The Riley native caught two more touchdowns Sunday, giving him three already this season. The former All-American caught three passes for 66 yards overall, helping the Packers beat the Washington
If the loss to North Dakota State alarmed some fans two weeks ago, Saturday night’s 37-7 win over lowly UMass should put them in full-on crisis mode. Let’s start with the obvious. This defense can’t stop anybody — not for four quarters, anyway.