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  1. Where will Suh finish in Heisman balloting?

    Richard Durrett

    I've wondered all week whether Ndamukong Suh could actually win the Heisman Trophy. I still can't get that Big 12 title game out of my mind. What a performance. He was all over the Texas backfield, hounding Colt McCoy. When Suh wasn't sacking the ...

    Blog | December 12, 2009
  2. Nebraska coaches not happy with officials

    Richard Durrett

    Apparently, the Nebraska coaches were not thrilled with how the Big 12 championship game ended, with replay officials putting another second on the clock, allowing Texas to kick the winning field goal for a 13-12 victory. The Pelini brothers, just...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  3. Officials talk about that famous one second

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Walt Anderson, the coordinator of the Big 12 conference football officials, explained the procedure for putting one second back on the clock in Texas' dramatic 13-12 win over Nebraska. Here's the lowdown: * First, the offici...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  4. In one second, everything changes for Texas, TCU

    Richard Durrett

    A second is all it takes to swing emotions, fate in opposite directions for Texas, TCU.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2009
  5. Nebraska closes gap to 10-9 in 4th

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Huskers got three points thanks to the 33-yard punt return by Niles Paul and it's 10-9 Texas with 11:34 left. But the offensive series that started at the 10-yard line went backward in four plays. Texas' defense continues t...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  6. We're set up for an exciting finish

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nebraska got an interception just when it appeared Texas was headed down on a long winning drive. The Huskers are in field goal range inside the Texas 30-yard line with 2:25 and counting. Texas does have all three timeouts....

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  7. Texas will get one second to kick the FG

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nebraska started celebrating, but there will be one second put on the clock and Texas will get a chance to kick the winning field goal. Texas will attempt a 46-yard field goal to go to the national championship game....

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  8. Texas ups lead to 10-6 in third quarter

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Longhorns got good field position and benefited from a pass interference call to move into field goal range, with Hunter Lawrence kicking a 39-yarder to put Texas up 10-6. We've got just 1:40 in third quarter. Texas has ...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  9. Paul returns punt deep in Texas territory

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Niles Paul is starting to make his presence felt. He had a 33-yard punt return to the Texas 10-yard line in a 10-6 game early in the fourth quarter. But can Nebraska actually put it in the end zone?...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  10. Great field position for Texas

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Once again, Texas has good field position, at the Nebraska 45-yard line. The Huskers couldn't do much of anything on their possession and punted the ball away. The Longhorns, who had a nice field position on the last drive and ...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  11. Lee back in at quarterback for Nebraska

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Zac Lee returned at quarterback for Nebraska on their next drive, which started at the 6-yard line and went backward the first two plays: both false starts. Cody Green was in the game for the Huskers on the last possession, whi...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  12. Green in at quarterback for Nebraska

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Cody Green is in the game for Nebraska in the hopes of getting the offense going. Green, a true freshman from Dayton, Texas, has to deal with the offense at the 1-yard line midway through the third quarter. Green is a little...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  13. That Suh sure is something special

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is putting on a show at Cowboys Stadium tonight. He has 3.5 sacks already, a Big 12 championship game record, including one on the first Longhorns' drive of the second half. Suh pushed hi...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  14. Texas stops Huskers to start half

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Longhorns made another defensive stand, stopping Nebraska on a three-and-out to start the second half. Nebraska also had to use a timeout during the drive. Texas takes over at its own 37-yard line for its first possession o...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  15. Texas 7, Nebraska 6 at halftime

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It should be a close and interesting second half as the first 30 minutes ended with a 7-6 score. The game has been about defense. Each team has two interceptions. Texas, though, is dominating the offensive stats (even though th...

    Blog | December 05, 2009
  16. Surprised about Texas' use of timeouts

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- I was surprised Texas didn't use a timeout after Nebraska didn't go anywhere on second down and was faced with 3rd-and-7 with about 1:30 left in the half. Instead, the Longhorns let the clock run and Nebraska threw an incomplet...

    Blog | December 05, 2009