Bijan Robinson ran for a career-high 216 yards with two go-ahead touchdowns and Texas received 32-27 at TCU on Saturday within the Longhorns’ first Big 12 street recreation since accepting an invite to hitch the Southeastern Conference.
Casey Thompson improved to 3-0 as beginning quarterback for the Longhorns, even with out them discovering the top zone on the similar blistering tempo as in his first two begins. He was 12-of-22 passing for 142 yards with a landing and an interception whereas beneath fixed stress and suffering from a number of drops.
TCU (2-2, 0-1) had three turnovers, matching their complete for the primary three video games, although the Longhorns transformed these into solely three subject objectives by Cameron Dicker.
The Longhorns (4-1, 2-0) have received their final three video games since shedding at former Southwest Conference rival Arkansas in Week 2. Texas will be a part of the Razorbacks within the SEC no later than the 2025 season.
Zach Evans, who entered the sport because the Big 12’s high rusher simply forward of Robinson, had 113 yards with a 12-yard TD after JD Spielman’s game-opening 87-yard kickoff return. Spielman later had an 11-yard TD catch.
Texas went forward to remain when Robinson powered in from 4 yards out to make it 23-17 with 4 minutes left within the first half. That got here on his sixteenth of his 35 carries, when he had already reached 100 yards for the seventh time in his final 9 video games.
Robinson’s zig-zagging 27-yard TD run between defenders within the first quarter gave Texas its first lead at 10-7. That capped a 99-yard drive prolonged when security T.J. Carter was ejected for a concentrating on penalty, after a booth-initiated evaluation, for his hit that knocked the ball out of the fingers of supposed receiver Jordan Whittington on third down from the Longhorns 7.
Texas: The Longhorns had 15 TDs on 17 drives in Thompson’s two begins, with the one drives Texas didn’t rating after his two interceptions. Dicker, who hadn’t tried a subject aim because the second quarter of the Arkansas recreation, made a career-high 4 subject objectives (38, 38, 26 and 28 yards). Whittington had a 32-yard TD catch.
TCU: Derius Davis had two fumbles within the first half, the receiver mishandling the again finish of a double handoff and later muffing a punt inside the ten. Max Duggan fumbled after a blindside sack by Anthony Cook, who then recovered the fumble. Duggan, who had received his first two begins towards Texas, completed 20-of-28 passing for 182 yards, and had 33 dashing yards on 16 carreis.
Texas possible can be again within the Top 25 when the brand new ballot comes out Sunday, after being the primary group out final week. The Longhorns had been the preseason No. 21, and had been as much as fifteenth earlier than the 40-21 loss at then-unranked Arkansas.
Texas: The Longhorns can be about 40 miles east on the State Fair of Texas subsequent Saturday for his or her annual Red River rivalry recreation towards sixth-ranked Oklahoma.
TCU: The Horned Frogs play their first street recreation at Texas Tech subsequent Saturday evening.
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