Texas inched one win closer to bowl eligibility after a 42-27 victory over Kansas on Saturday, but there are still several unanswered questions surrounding the Longhorns as they prepare for their final two games. Here’s what we learned at head coach Tom Herman’s weekly press conference on Monday afternoon:
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.