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Texas bowl-eligible after 28-14 win at West Virginia

Senior Antwuan Davis had six tackles, one tackle for loss, a sack and an interception to help lead the Texas football team to a 28-14 road victory at West Virginia, a win that made the Longhorns bowl-eligible for the first time in three years (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia — Two years without a bowl game is an eternity for a team like Texas with the proud legacy of success.

Thanks to the Longhorns’ ferocious defense that keyed a 28-14 win Saturday at West Virginia on a cold, rainy and generally dreary afternoon at Milan Puskar Stadium, the Texas football team will not endure a third season sitting home during bowl season.

The Longhorns (6-5 overall, 5-3 in Big 12 play) got 227 total yards (136 passing, 68 rushing and 23 receiving) and two passing touchdowns

 

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 .