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District 11-5A DI update: Manor, Cedar Park pick up last-minute wins

Mustangs kicker Omar Otero booted a 22-yard field goal on an untimed final play of the game to lift his team to a 31-29 victory over Leander. The Lions had driven the length of the field just minutes earlier and kicked their own field goal to take the lead in the game’s waning moments, but Manor quarterback Jayson Zardarets showed poise under pressure, moving the chains and setting up a chip-shot attempt.

SBLive Power 25: Oakland (Tennessee) and Cathedral (Indiana) debut in national high school football rankings

Two new teams enter this week’s SBLive Power 25 national high school football rankings: No. 24 Oakland (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) and No. 25 Cathedral (Indianapolis, Ind.). No. 1 Mater Dei and No. 2 St. John Bosco continue to hold the top two spots in our rankings as they prepare to play each other Friday in what is the national game of the week – and arguably the biggest game of the year.

Texas Football: 4 overreactions from eruptive win over Texas Tech

An offensive explosion led to a big win for new head coach Steve Sarkisian and the Texas football program on the late morning/early afternoon of Sep. 25. In the Big 12 opener this weekend, Texas took on head coach Matt Wells and the Texas Tech Red Raiders at home at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium and came away with a very positive result.
CBS Austin

Thompson throws 5 TD passes as Texas routs Texas Tech 70-35

AUSTIN, Texas — Casey Thompson threw five touchdowns and ran for another as Texas continued its offensive explosion since naming him the starting quarterback with a 70-35 rout of Texas Tech on Saturday. The Longhorns have scored more than 40 points in the first half in consecutive games while mixing...
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Texas intends to keep piling up points vs. TCU

Texas will possess plenty of momentum spurred by a record-breaking offense when it travels up I-35 to play TCU on Saturday afternoon in Fort Worth, Texas. Even so, don’t expect the Horned Frogs to be intimidated entering the key Big 12 Conference clash. No matter how well the Longhorns are playing before they square off with TCU, the Horned Frogs have usually found a way to beat Texas over the past decade.

What Texas coach Steve Sarkisian said after blowout win against Texas Tech

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Texas Longhorns were almost flawless on offense, executing Steve Sarkisian’s game plan on Texas Tech’s defense Saturday at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Texas’ 70-35 thrashing of the Red Raiders broke some Longhorns records. It’s the first 70-point game from Texas since the 2005 Big 12 Championship game...

SBLive Texas Top 50: Rockwall Heath, Spring Westfield surge into top 10

The 2021 Texas high school football season hits the halfway point moving into Week 6 after a pair of major upsets defined the fifth weekend of regular-season action and shook up the top of SBLive’s Texas Top 50 rankings. This week three new teams made their season debut in our statewide rankings, while a pair of DFW and Houston area 6A heavyweights cracked the top 10 for the first time this fall.
Texas Sports

Longhorns earn multiple weekly honors

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas junior QB Casey Thompson was named the Maxwell Award Player of the Week, a Manning Award Star of the Week, and the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, while true freshman WR Xavier Worthy was named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week, the organizations announced on Monday.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of another highly predictable loss

Good morning from sunny and beautiful Austin, Texas, where yours truly witnessed an actual functioning offense in person on Saturday. It was the polar opposite from whatever that was in Salt Lake City, from both teams. That’s what stinks the most about yet another Washington State Cougars loss. Utah is a bad team, and while WSU is also a bad team, this was the second straight season that WSU had a chance to beat a bad Utah team with a bad quarterback, and just pissed it away. I know, I am just as stunned as you are.