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Texas Football: Five Questions — San Jose State

Texas Longhorns vs SJSU, September 09, 2017 (Photo Jesse Drohen).

Texas Longhorns vs SJSU, September 09, 2017 (Photo Jesse Drohen).

By Steve Habel 

Now this is more like it.

There’s nothing like a blowout win over an overmatched opponent to rekindle hope. Texas’ 56-0 victory over San Jose State on Saturday before a sun-splashed crowd of 88,117 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, however, was more than the token beat down.

The contest was an awakening of sorts — just a week later than the Longhorns, head coach Tom Herman and the fans expected.

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 .