After some defensive struggles,the Longhorns took a 24-9 lead over the Cowboys at halftime.
The Cowboys accumulated 178 yards in the first 15 minutes of the game. Two long passes, one being 82-yards, from Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith cost the Longhorns and led to a touchdown by Robert Herron.
The Longhorns ended the first quarter with a 9-7 deficit. But in the second quarter, both the offense and defense came alive. Wyoming was only allowed 26 yards..
Nick Jordan made his first career field goal with three seconds left on the clock in the first half giving the Longhorns a 24-9 lead.