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  1. Instant analysis: Texas 31, Oregon State 27

    Carter Strickland

    SAN ANTONIO -- Texas has been a team searching for any sort of tangible evidence that the program was at least starting to turn around after two-plus seasons that were subpar by the program's standards. Saturday night's 31-27 win against Oregon State...

    Blog | December 29, 2012
  2. Instant Analysis: K-State 42, Texas 24

    Carter Strickland

    MANHATTAN, Kan. -- What was being billed as the biggest home game in Kansas State history turned into the biggest Wildcat home win in history. Faced with the opportunity to win a conference title for only the third time in school history, make it to ...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Instant analysis: Texas 33, Iowa State 7

    Carter Strickland

    Texas followed up its two-game losing streak with three straight conference wins, the latest a 33-7 win over Iowa State at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium Saturday. With the win the Longhorns (8-2, 5-2) reached eight wins, the same total they ...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  5. Instant analysis: Texas 31, Texas Tech 22

    Carter Strickland

    LUBBOCK, Texas -- The long wait is finally over for Texas. After going 10 games and nearly three full seasons without beating a team in the AP Top 25, the Longhorns finally grabbed a win against just such a team, beating Texas Tech 31-22. It was o...

    Blog | November 03, 2012
  6. 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
  7. Instant Analysis: Texas 45, New Mexico 0

    Carter Strickland

    The Longhorns struggled to put points on the scoreboard early but eventually were able to take control as they shut out New Mexico -- their first shutout since a 43-0 win over Kansas in 2011. It's the third time these two teams have met and the third...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  8. Instant Analysis: Texas 37, Wyoming 17

    Carter Strickland

    It was over when: The Texas defense showed up in the second quarter. After allowing 178 yards in the first quarter and nine points, the defense stiffened and allowed just 26 second-quarter yards and no points. In that quarter Texas also had two inter...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  9. Halftime Instant Analysis: UT 24, Wyoming 9

    Carter Strickland

    Stat of the half: After allowing 178 yards and nine points in the first quarter, Texas' defense allowed Wyoming just 26 yards in the second quarter. Player of the half: Kenny Vaccaro had his hand in both of the biggest plays of the first half for ...

    Blog | September 01, 2012
  10. Instant Analysis: Texas 62, Iowa State 55

    Carter Strickland

    It was over when: J'Covan Brown hit two 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions for Texas early in the second half. Not only did that put Texas up 12, but it kicked the offense into gear. With Brown hitting his shots, Iowa State was forced to be mo...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  11. Instant Analysis: Kansas 69, Texas 66

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Kansas, which had flexed its muscle inside all day, did so again when the game was on the line. Trailing by one with less than a minute left, Kansas forward Thomas Robinson pushed his way into the paint and forced a double team....

    Blog | January 21, 2012
  12. Instant analysis: Texas 21, Cal 10

    Carter Strickland

    Stat of the game: Cal turned the ball over five times. After Texas failed to convert on the first three of those turnovers, it finally pushed the ball into the end zone on the fourth. The three-play, 44-yard touchdown drive gave Texas a two-possessio...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  13. Instant Analysis: Baylor 48, Texas 24

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Baylor, not exactly known for its defense, pressured Texas quarterback Case McCoy into four interceptions. Those picks bracketed halftime and allowed Baylor to outscore Texas 17-3. In all Texas had six turnovers, the last of tho...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  14. Instant Analysis: Kansas State 17, Texas 13

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Kansas State was able to rattle Texas quarterback David Ash, forcing him into two interceptions. The Wildcats turned those picks into 10 points as it held off a late Texas charge for its fourth straight win over the Longhorns. ...

    Blog | November 19, 2011
  15. Instant Analysis: Missouri 17, Texas 5

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Texas, which was missing its leading receiver and its top three running backs, was unable to produce any offense after the first quarter. Missouri, on the other hand, had a solid performance from quarterback James Franklin and i...

    Blog | November 12, 2011
  16. Instant Analysis: Texas 52, Texas Tech 20

    Carter Strickland

    How the game was won: Texas, yet again, kept the ball on the ground and stayed in control of the game from the outset. Without leading rusher Malcolm Brown (turf toe) Texas turned to Joe Bergeron. The freshman more than filled Brown's shoes. Bergeron...

    Blog | November 05, 2011