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Texas TE Ja’Tavion Sanders emerging as an impact player

Texas TE Ja’Tavion Sanders emerging as an impact player

Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports After a developmental season as a freshman, the Denton Ryan product is emerging as one of the team’s most dynamic offensive weapons. AUSTIN, Texas — With the Texas Longhorns leading the West Virginia Mountaineers 7-0 late in the first quarter, Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian dialed up some trickeration — quarterback Hudson Card took the ball from under center and immediately threw it to wide receiver Xavier Worthy behind the line of scrimmage. As the defense focused on the Texas playmaker, tight end Ja’Tavion Sanders worked down the...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 4, 2022
Longhorn Republic: Texas got the rebound it needed against WVU

Longhorn Republic: Texas got the rebound it needed against WVU

Photo by Tim Warner/ The Longhorns needed a get right game after struggling against Texas Tech. The Texas Longhorns put one in the win column for conference play against the West Virginia Mountaineers, avoiding a disastrous start to conference play and keeping their hopes alive for a Big 12 Championship game berth. Hudson Card once again played winning football, finding Xavier Worthy and Ja’Tavion Sanders for big nights, while Bijan Robinson took a while to get going but managed to help put the game away late. Defensively, Barryn Sorrell came up with some timely...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 4, 2022
Longhorns Daily News: Who’s under center for Texas versus Oklahoma? Good question.

Longhorns Daily News: Who’s under center for Texas versus Oklahoma? Good question.

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports Plus: May the river run red Another week, and another question about who will start at quarterback for the Texas Longhorns when they travel to Dallas to take on the equally shaky Oklahoma Sooners. The best answer we have? “We’ll see how the week goes,” head coach Steve Sarkisian said, per 27Sports. WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS Austin American-Statesman: ‘The records don’t matter’: Texas readies for annual Oklahoma showdown Austin American-Statesman: Is the shine off this Texas-Oklahoma matchup? No way,...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 3, 2022
Reacts Survey: Share your favorite Red River Showdown moment

Reacts Survey: Share your favorite Red River Showdown moment

Photo by Tim Warner/ Join the conversation with DraftKings Reacts! Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NCAA. Throughout the year we ask questions of the most plugged-in Texas Longhorns fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to participate. The most anticipated week of the Texas college football season. The Red River Showdown. Or Rivalry. Or game? Well, whatever you call it, it’s five days away. For this week's DraftKings reacts survey, I want you to tell us your favorite Texas State Fair item and favorite Red River Showdown...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 3, 2022
Winning is Hard Podcast: Card leads the Longhorns past West Virginia

Winning is Hard Podcast: Card leads the Longhorns past West Virginia

Photo by Tim Warner/ Like, subscribe, share, whatever, just as long as you listen and get your Horns up! Steve Sarkisian and the Longhorns bounced back with a much-needed against West Virginia last Saturday and the Winning is Hard podcast is here to recap it. Wescott Eberts and Cameron Parker touch on the player-only meeting following Texas’ overtime loss to Texas Tech and how it aided the team ahead of West Virginia. Plus, the complementary football shown by the Horns offense and defense (3:00) but the worrisome scoring drives by West Virginia and if there’s cause...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 3, 2022
Kickoff time set for Texas vs. Iowa State

Kickoff time set for Texas vs. Iowa State

Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports The game will air on ABC or ESPN2. The Big 12 Conference announced the kickoff time for the Oct. 15 matchup between the Texas Longhorns and the Iowa State Cyclones at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium as set for 11:00 a.m. Central. Either ABC or ESPN2 will air the game with a network designation determined after the game on Oct. 8. The contest will mark the 20th meeting between the two programs and the 11th game played in Austin. The Longhorns are 14-5 in the all-time series against the Cyclones and 8-2 at home, including four of the...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 3, 2022
Longhorns Daily News: Texas hosted three top QB recruits over the weekend

Longhorns Daily News: Texas hosted three top QB recruits over the weekend

Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports Plus: Texas volleyball takes home another win The Texas Longhorns pulled ahead in their win total after closing it out versus the West Virginia Mountaineers over the weekend. There to see it happen were three potential future Longhorns, all of whom are quarterbacks, including 2025 Keller Central QB Kelden Ryan, 2025 San Antonio Johnson QB Ty Hawkins and 2026 Carrollton (GA) QB Julian Lewis. That’s according to 247Sports. WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS Austin American-Statesman: Worthy sparks Horns to convincing win over...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 2, 2022
Texas vs. West Virginia: Five Observations and Sunday Chat

Texas vs. West Virginia: Five Observations and Sunday Chat

Photo by Tim Warner/ Longhorns rebound against the Mountaineers and grab some momentum heading into their annual showdown against Oklahoma. I have to imagine the Longhorn faithful woke up today feeling a lot better than they did this time last week. After the overtime loss in Lubbock there was a bad taste in a lot of mouths, and with the big game in Dallas looming on the horizon it was important for the Longhorns to rebound and regain footing against the Mountaineers this weekend. Yesterday’s result in Austin was just what this team needed, as they controlled the...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 2, 2022
Texas is a 6-point favorite over Oklahoma

Texas is a 6-point favorite over Oklahoma

Ricardo B. Brazziell/American-Statesman / USA TODAY NETWORK Both teams will enter Saturday’s game at the Cotton Bowl unranked for the first time since 1998. The Texas Longhorns are six-point favorites over the Oklahoma Sooners, according to DraftKings*, heading into Saturday’s grudge match at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Kickoff is at 11 a.m. Central on ABC. After the Longhorns fell 55-48 last season, the Texas lead in the all-time series is at 62-50-5 with the 118th meeting between the two programs looming in less than two weeks. It’s the 95th game at the neutral...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 2, 2022
Sunday Armchair QB: Texas vs. West Virginia Edition

Sunday Armchair QB: Texas vs. West Virginia Edition

Aaron E. Martinez / Austin American-Statesman Observations from a much-needed bounce back win over the Mountaineers. Following last week’s blunder in Lubbock, the Texas Longhorns returned home to a welcomed match up against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. On paper, the Horns entered Saturday’s contest as considerable favorites, but despite the confidence coming out of Las Vegas, there were clouds of doubt and a growing sense of pressure on the Longhorns. With just a 2-2 record and after losing a very winnable matchup...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 2, 2022
Inside the Numbers: Key contributors finding their roles for Texas

Inside the Numbers: Key contributors finding their roles for Texas

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports As Texas enters the grind of conference play, vital pieces are solidifying. The Texas Longhorns were in need of a “get right” game and managed to be in control from wire-to-wire against the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday in the 38-20 victory, both avoiding back-to-back losses and keeping themselves alive in the conference race. From rediscovering a weapon on offense to continued consistency from two key pieces on defense, Texas needs to build upon this performance in the coming weeks and months if they are going to reach...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 1, 2022
Texas vs. West Virginia final score: Longhorns win 38-20

Texas vs. West Virginia final score: Longhorns win 38-20

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports Four touchdowns in the first half ensured there wasn’t any drama for the Longhorns against the Mountaineers. AUSTIN, Texas — In what feels like a consequential game for the Steve Sarkisian era, the Texas Longhorns are hosting the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium trying to improve on a 2-2 record following last week’s massively disappointing loss to the Texas Tech Red Raiders in Lubbock. Get your live updates here. Pre-game Sarkisian confirmed to Longhorn Network that redshirt freshman...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 1, 2022
Postgame Reaction: Texas in control against West Virginia

Postgame Reaction: Texas in control against West Virginia

Photo by Tim Warner/ The Longhorns got a much-needed bounce-back win over the Mountaineers. The Texas Longhorns were in need of a solid win and managed to control the game wire-to-wire, coming away with a 38-20 win over the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Longhorns jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the first half, thanks in large part to three big passing plays, two from quarterback Hudson Card and one from wide receiver Xavier Worthy. However, Texas is no stranger to first-half leads turning into second-half nightmares, but the Longhorns managed to come out and score the...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 1, 2022
Initial thoughts from Texas’ 38-20 win over West Virginia

Initial thoughts from Texas’ 38-20 win over West Virginia

Aaron E. Martinez / American-Statesman / USA TODAY NETWORK This was the kind of performance Texas needed heading into the Red River Showdown. In need of a bounce-back win, the Texas Longhorns got exactly that on Saturday afternoon, cruising past the West Virginia Mountaineers in convincing fashion, 38-20. Here are a few initial thoughts from Texas’ first conference win of the season. Texas closed. Better yet, they didn’t relent, which in turn removed the need for the Longhorns to close in crunch time as they enjoyed a comfortable lead down the stretch. And...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 1, 2022
WATCH: Xavier Worthy throws 33-yard TD to Ja’Tavion Sanders

WATCH: Xavier Worthy throws 33-yard TD to Ja’Tavion Sanders

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports Steve Sarkisian dialed up some trickery early against the Mountaineers. The Texas Longhorns offense is cooking with grease early on in their match up against the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Longhorns have sprinted out to a 28-0 first half lead and one of the ways the Texas offense got on the board was via sophomore wide receiver Xavier Worthy when he made the rare play with his arm by hitting tight end Ja’Tavion Sanders in stride for six on a double pass. pic.twitter.com/xYSVy4dcwi— Texas Longhorns (@TexasLonghorns) October...

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