Never in doubt: Horned Frogs roll past Texas, 50-7

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Running back led the Texas ground game with a career-high 112 rushing yards on 18 carries (photo courtesy of texassports.com).
Running back led the Texas ground game with a career-high 112 rushing yards on 18 carries (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

FORT WORTH, Texas — Seconds after he answered the final allowed question from the assembled media in the noisy basement of Amon G. Carter Stadium Saturday in the wake of the Longhorns’ 50-7 thrashing at the hands of No. 3 TCU, Texas head coach Charlie Strong put his head down, closed his eyes and released a deep breath, the air whistling as it left his lungs.

That whistle is much the same sound likely made by a balloon as a symbol of UT’s latest season of discontent, a campaign already wracked by four losses in the first five games for the first time since 1956.

Before this debacle in Fort Worth, 2015 has been [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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