Texas crushes Texas Tech 70-35

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Bijan Robinson after game against Texas Tech
Bijan Robinson rushed for 137 yards on 18 carries and 54 yards receiving on 2 catches. (photo courtesy Texas Athletics)

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas hosted Texas Tech at DKR and proceeded to dominate the entire game with 639 total yards that produced 70 points. Texas ran through the defense at will producing 336 rushing yards, and Casey Thompson had the most time in the pocket he has ever had which turned into 303 passing yards. Texas is now 3-1 and 1-0 in conference play.

Six different Longhorns scored against Texas Tech; Xavier Worthy (3), Roschon Johnson (2), Keilan Robinson (1), Casey Thompson (1), Jordan Whittington (1) , Bijan Robinson (1)

Bijan Robinson rushed for 137 yards on 18 carries. Texas is 6-0 when Robinson rushes for 100 yards or more. Seven players contributed to the 336 rushing yards including: Robinson (137), Roschon Johnson (64), Jonathon Brooks (47), Keilan Robinson (42), Casey Thompson (29), Hudson Card (13), Gabe Watson (4)

Xavier Worthy posted 100 yards receiving with five passes and three touchdowns, the most in one game by a freshman in Texas football history. Six players contributed to the 303 receiving yards including: Worthy (100), Jordan Whittington (93), Bijan Robinson (54), Joshua Moore (24), Cade Brewer (10, Marcus Washington (22).

DKR packed in 98,349 fans and Bevo Blvd wall to wall fans. The atmosphere was electric.

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Team Captains were DB Anthony Cook, RB Keilan Robins and QB Casey Thompson who now has thrown for 467 yards in his first two career starts.

Coach Sarkisian commented after the game saying, “I’ve been talking all week about the way we prepared and the intent in which we practiced. The cool part for me as a coach is that it showed up at the start of the game, in the first half. These guys can recognize that when you focus and you prepare, and there’s real intention in what you do throughout the week, it carries over to the game.

Sarkisian on the offense, " The red zone efficiency was really good. I thought offensively, we were able to stay
in front of the chains. We won on first downs which enabled us to be effective and get into some really manageable third downs and even in some of the fourth and short situations. This is when we are
at our best offensively."

Texas travels to Fort Worth to take on TCU on Saturday Oct 2 for another 11 A.M. CT game that will be televised on ABC.

Terry Middleton

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