Texas established its running game early and often as the Longhorns dominated Louisiana-Lafayette.
Texas expects Selvin Young to be Cedric Benson's heir, but the Horns will have to wait to find out.
Texas 26, Texas A&M 13
Behind the running of Cedric Benson, the Longhorns will knock off the Aggies and keep their BCS hopes alive.
Cedric Benson scored five touchdowns and Vince Young had a strong passing game to help Texas (No. 6 ESPN/USA Today; No. 7 AP) overcame a 35-7 first-half deficit for a 56-35 victory over No. 19 Oklahoma State on Saturday night.
Vince Young got a couple bad throws out of his system early and No. 8 Texas rolled from there, getting 141 yards rushing from Cedric Benson in a 31-7 victory over Colorado on Saturday.
Cedric Benson rushed for 150 yards and two touchdowns and Texas (No. 11 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) shook off a post-Oklahoma hangover Saturday with a 28-20 win over Missouri (No. 24 ESPN/USA Today).
Cedric Benson ran for 188 yards and three touchdowns and Vince Young passed for two scores as No. 5 Texas cruised past Baylor 44-14 Saturday.
Cedric Benson rushed for 189 yards and a touchdown as No. 5 Texas beat Rice 35-13 Saturday night.
Cedric Benson rushed for 188 yards and scored two touchdowns and No. 7 Texas took advantage of a late Arkansas fumble deep in Longhorns' territory to hold off the Razorbacks 22-20 on Saturday night.
Texas running back Cedric Benson will stay with the Longhorns for his senior year.
Cedric Benson ran for 283 yards and four touchdowns and No. 6 Texas strengthened its position for the school's first Bowl Championship Series bid Friday with a 46-15 win over rival Texas A&M.