Longhorns Football Rides Big First Half to Victory Over West Virginia

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Johnathan Gray had three touchdowns against West Virginia (Photo: Brendan Maloney/USA Today).
Johnathan Gray had three touchdowns against West Virginia (Photo: Brendan Maloney/USA Today).

By Steve Habel/Associate Editor

AUSTIN -- Two weeks ago on the plains of Manhattan after being shut out by Kansas State, Texas looked like a team without an identity or a rudder or much of anything on which to hang its hat.

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That’s all changed in a fortnight, the latest example being the Longhorns’ dominating 33-16 win over No. 23 West Virginia Saturday before a sun-splashed crowd of 95,714 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

All of a sudden, Texas is a team [article-offer]

Steve Habel

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 .

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