West Virginia beats Texas, Longhorns' bowl hopes dashed

웨스트 버지니아 (5-6, 3-5 큰 12) snapped a two-game losing streak and kept its own postseason hopes alive but needs to win its final game next weekend.

텍사스 (4-7, 2-6) couldn’t overcome another double-digit deficit. The Longhorns will finish with a losing record and miss a bowl for the first time since 2016. The losing streak for Texas is its longest since it dropped eight in a row in 1956.

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Texas had two chances to potentially tie the score in the final three minutes.

The Longhorns drove to the West Virginia 30. But on fourth down, Casey Thompson was intercepted by Sean Mahone at the 6.

West Virginia then drove to the Texas 36. The Mountaineers went for it on fourth down rather than attempt a long field goal, but Doege threw incomplete into the end zone and Texas got one last chance with 36 seconds left.

The Longhorns couldn’t get past midfield and Hudson Card’s fourth-down pass fell incomplete.

Texas was outgained 459 야드 355, but it was the big play that kept the Longhorns in range.

Alabama transfer Keilon Robinson, who was in COVID-19 protocols and sat out the Longhorns’ overtime home loss to Kansas a week ago, had a 49-yard scoring run midway through the second quarter. Robinson also had a 25-yard carry during a third-quarter drive that led to Roschon Johnson’s 6-yard TD run that pulled Texas within 28-23 와 12:25 왼쪽.

West Virginia’s Casey Legg kicked a 45-yard field goal for the final margin.

Texas never led, going three-and-out on its first four possessions. 그때까지, Doege had thrown TD passes of 20 yards to Sam James and 14 yards to Winston Wright for a 14-0 lead early in the second quarter.

Doege also had a 7-yard TD toss to Sean Ryan in the third quarter. Doege finished 27 의 43 ...에 대한 290 야드.

테이크 어웨이

텍사스: Thompson had one of his worst outings of the season, completing 4 의 14 통과하다 29 yards after throwing for 358 yards against Kansas a week ago. Card played most of the second half and went 10 의 16 ...에 대한 123 yards with one touchdown.

웨스트 버지니아: The Mountaineers are 4-0 this season when Brown surpasses 100 rushing yards.

다음 위로

텍사스: Hosts Kansas State in the regular-season finale on Friday.

웨스트 버지니아: Plays at Kansas next Saturday.

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