No. 11 Texas shrugs off mid-game doldrums, roars past UTEP 41-7
By Steve Habel, Senior Editor
AUSTIN, Texas — It might have been expected that the Texas Longhorns would experience a bit of a letdown Saturday against UTEP after its huge win over Notre Dame just six days ago.
And there’s no doubt that the 11th-ranked Longhorns were handicapped with injuries that kept three of their starting offensive linemen (and five who are in the two-deep rotation), as well as their top ground-gainer from last year and last week, on the sidelines.
Given those parameters, UT's 41-7 win over a much-improved Miners team before a crowd of 92,863 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium was solid, if not spectacular.
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