Following Bob Stoops’ departure in 2017, the Oklahoma Sooners promoted Lincoln Riley, their offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, to head coach. Although Riley would become the youngest head coach in FBS football, he would also inherit prolific talent perfectly suited for his diverse offensive scheme.
Texas is beginning to make some noise within the Big 12 after locking up their fourth consecutive victory against Kansas State on Saturday. And for the third straight week, the conference honored a Longhorn for their performance on the field.
For the first time since 2012, the Longhorns and Sooners will face off as ranked opponents at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. Head coach Tom Herman addressed the media on Monday ahead of the blockbuster matchup.
As Kansas State cut into Texas’ two-score lead late in the fourth quarter, the situation looked all too familiar for the Longhorns. They had been here before in Week One, which resulted in a loss to Maryland. This time around, things would go differently.
From Lubbock to Happy Valley, there is are a plethora of must see games spread out throughout the country this week. With No. 18 Texas heading to Manhattan, Kansas, here are a list of games you can watch before and after the Longhorns' matchup with Kansas State.
The Longhorns have won three straight games, but with an 0–1 road record following the team, they'll head to Manhattan to face Kansas State. Here are a few members of the Wildcats to watch for on Saturday:
As much as it might feel like Texas is “back,” the Longhorns still need to get their first road win of the season. The past three wins have been nice, but they have all been at home. Since the Maryland loss on the road, Texas has had the luxury of playing at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, but that won’t be the case this week.