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  1. Five questions: Texas vs. Oregon State

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The Longhorns, who in 2012 did not beat a team that finished in the BCS top 25, will get one final shot in the postseason, against No. 13 Oregon State. And given who Oregon State beat -- only one team ranked in the BCS top 25, No. 17...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  2. 3 Up, 3 Down: Kansas State 42, Texas 24

    Carter Strickland

    Texas came to Kansas State with dreams, however fleeting and unrealistic, of still somehow squeezing into a BCS bowl. And then the Longhorns lost by 18 points. So Texas will have to settle for the AT&T Cotton Bowl depending on how the computers shake...

    Blog | December 02, 2012
  3. 3 Up, 3 Down: TCU 20, Texas 13

    Carter Strickland

    Not so easy to find the positives for Texas after its 20-13 loss to TCU. The negatives, on the other hand, are piling up for this team. The biggest of those being that the Longhorns, who were poised to finish strong and possibly get a BCS bowl bid, n...

    Blog | November 23, 2012
  4. Instant Analysis: TCU 20, Texas 13

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas was poised to work its way back into the BCS picture. All the No. 16 Longhorns (8-3, 5-3) had to do was win their last two. And it was the second of those two, a game at Kansas State, most were pointing to as the game that woul...

    Blog | November 22, 2012
  5. Texas Longhorns take step back with loss to TCU Horned Frogs

    Carter Strickland

    With a loss to TCU, Texas -- which had won four games in a row and had been contenders for a BCS bowl -- took a step back toward mediocrity in humiliating fashion.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2012
  6. BCS bowl game in sight for Longhorns

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Nearly 11 months ago, before the celebration became subdued, Texas coach Mack Brown stepped in front of his team to tell them where he had been and where they were going. A pattern had been established, he explained. Steps his pas...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  7. Instant analysis: Texas 21, Kansas 17

    Carter Strickland

    LAWRENCE, Kan. -- It took a two-minute drive from a backup quarterback, but No. 23 Texas, favored by three touchdowns, managed to pull out a 21-17 win over Kansas. The loss extended Kansas' streak of losses to BCS-AQ schools to 18. It was over wh...

    Blog | October 27, 2012
  8. Texas grabs No. 25 spot in BCS standings

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas coach Mack Brown often says the only ranking that matters is the BCS. He's right of course. The only problem is Texas is at the bottom of those rankings. Texas (4-2, 1-2), after back-to-back loses, is No. 25 in the first...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  9. Texas Longhorns take familiar road back to top

    Carter Strickland

    Texas has done this before. Holiday Bowl wins launched trips to the BCS, then to title games. So that's why, as the Longhorns continue to climb back to the top, they seem to know the way.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  10. 60 days, 60 stats: No. 30

    Carter Strickland

    Each day, as a countdown to fall camp opening Aug. 2, we are going to provide you with a number that was important in 2011 and let you know why it will be important in 2012. It wasn't supposed to take this long for Texas to be Texas again. But ...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  11. Mack Brown's Monday media comments

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Mack Brown met the media for the Big 12 teleconference. Here are some of the highlights: On how it is different to get ready for a regular season game after the Texas A&M game as opposed to a Big 12 championship: "It is really ...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  12. HornsNation: BYU is OK with independence for now

    Carter Strickland

    BYU is OK with its football independence, but knows that BCS affiliation would be hard to say no to if the Big 12 came calling.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011