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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

 

The Habe is Steve Habel, Horns Illustrated’s senior editor. He was the magazine’s first staff member, in 1994, and has covered Texas sports ever since. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .