The Longhorns are running out of time, and they know it. Texas’ latest loss to No. 8 TCU knocked the Longhorns’ record to 4–5, still two wins away from gaining bowl eligibility. Success is hard to measure in college football. It varies from program to program, but with three contests remaining on the schedule, the Longhorns’ goal is clear: reach a bowl game.
Head coach Tom Herman met with the media for his weekly press conference on Monday inside Bellmont Hall at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Among the topics discussed, Herman provided some key injury updates and talked about the offensive line’s struggles.
Texas traveled to Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth on Saturday in hopes of earning its second-straight conference win. No. 8 TCU proved to be a tough matchup for the Longhorns, though, as the Horned Frogs defeated Texas 24-7. The rest of the Big 12 was also in action with four other conference games on Saturday. Here’s how they shaped up.
Shane Buechele has spent half of the 2017 season wearing a headset on the sideline. But one 38-7 victory on Saturday against Baylor and the sophomore quarterback has inserted himself back in the conversation.