04 Nov

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Longhorns’ confidence ‘not shaken’ with K-State roaring into Austin

Head coach Tom Herman said Monday that he is so focused on getting the Longhorns past their loss to TCU that he had to be told who his team faces after Saturday's matchup against Kansas State (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas football team, losers of two of its past three games and no longer ranked in the top 25, hits the final third of the regular season with plenty of incentive remaining and its goal of playing for the Big 12 championship still on the table ... if just barely.

The Longhorns (5-3 overall, 3-2 in Big 12 play) are at a real crossroads as

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 .