Texas Football finishes regular season strong beating Baylor 38-27
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas and Baylor went back and forth in the first half with Baylor up 19-17, then Texas came out in the second half and turned up the heat to beat Baylor 38-27 before 94, 076 at DKR.
Before the game, 30 Texas seniors were recognized, then they put their final stamp on their football career at Texas at DKR.
DeMarvion Overshown had 14 tackles, seven were solo, and one sack that took the soul out of Baylor late in the fourth quarter.
Roschon Johnson rushed 13 times for 77 yards and two touchdowns. His last touchdown with 3:54 left in the game was a direct snap to (former quarterback) Johnson who breaks to the right and perfectly times a hurdle over Baylor’s cornerback Johnson (Johnson over Johnson) for 11 yards and runs into the end zone. This was the 13 Big Play for Texas.
Sarkisian said in the postgame news conference, "Incredible hurdle. That should be on every highlight reel tonight”
Both Overshown and Johnson were invited to the Reese’s Senior Bowl and accepted. This Bowl is where college players with serious NFL potential are invited.
Texas junior running back Bijan Robins who played like it was his last game at DKR ran his heart out having 29 carries for 179 yards. Robinson moved up to fourth place as Texas All-Time Rushing Leader with 3,410 yards and passed Jamaal Charles. If Robinson does stay one more year, he will likely pass Earl Campbell’s All-Time Rushing record of 4,441.
Walking off the field, Robinson looked around and was emotional taking it all in.
Quinn Ewers threw 12-18 for 194 yards and a rushing touchdowns. He threw no interceptions.
Ewers found Xavier Worthy seven of eight times for 62 yards, plus three more Texas receivers: Sanders, Whittington, and K. Robinson.
Texas finishes their regular season 8-4 overall and 6-3 in Big 12 Conference play. Texas has one chance only to make it to the Big 12 Championship game with TCU.