23 Oct

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Habe on the Horns: ‘Horns must focus on Kansas State, put big picture in back pocket

(image via TexasSports.com)

Texas and Kansas State will face off Saturday in Austin in a game that both teams must consider a must-win (image via TexasSports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

If a team that has won just two of its first six games holds any aspirations of earning an invitation to a bowl game, the last thing that team can do is look past an opponent that has dominated the series between the two teams.

That’s the scenario facing the Texas football team Saturday when it welcomes Kansas State, a long-time burr under the Longhorns’ saddle, to what has been forecast to be a wet and windy Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

The Longhorns (2-4 overall and 1-2 in Big 12 play), of course, come

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .