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Texas Football: Five Questions — San Jose State

Texas Longhorns vs SJSU, September 09, 2017 (Photo Jesse Drohen).

Texas Longhorns vs SJSU, September 09, 2017 (Photo Jesse Drohen).

By Steve Habel 

Now this is more like it.

There’s nothing like a blowout win over an overmatched opponent to rekindle hope. Texas’ 56-0 victory over San Jose State on Saturday before a sun-splashed crowd of 88,117 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, however, was more than the token beat down.

The contest was an awakening of sorts — just a week later than the Longhorns, head coach Tom Herman and the fans expected.

The Habe is Steve Habel, Horns Illustrated’s senior editor. He was the magazine’s first staff member, in 1994, and has covered Texas sports ever since. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .