03 Nov

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Habe on the Horns: Texas is a flip of the coin from week to week

Texas head coach Charlie Strong stopped short of calling UT's loss to Iowa State an embarrassment because the Longhorns "played hard."

Texas head coach Charlie Strong stopped short of calling UT's loss to Iowa State an embarrassment because the Longhorns "played hard."

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

The most maddening thing about the Texas football team is the absolute inability for anyone — even its coach — to predict which team will show up from game  to game.

The “good” Longhorns were evident in wins against Oklahoma and Kansas State, while the “bad” ones have reared their ugly heads in definitive and embarrassing losses to Notre Dame, TCU and — in the most perplexing showing of all — a 24-0 whitewashing Saturday at Iowa State.

“We need to be the team that played the way it did against

 

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 .