By Steve Habel/Senior Editor
AUSTIN, Texas — A slap in the face usually serves as a stern wake-up call for a struggling football team like Texas, so the hope is that a second one — the Longhorns lost on a late special teams gaffe for the second week in a row, this time suffering a 30-27 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium against No. 24 Oklahoma State — has sent the alarm bells ringing.
Saturday’s Big 12 Conference-opening matchup between the Cowboys and Texas was billed as a potential offensive shootout, but it actually was decided by which team made the fewest mistakes — or, more importantly, the last mistake.
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