Texas needs to learn from what it did well against USC
By Steve Habel/Senior Editor
AUSTIN, Texas — There are no moral victories in college football, but the Texas Longhorns have to be feeling better about themselves three games into the season, even after losing Sept. 16 to fourth-ranked USC, 27-24, in double overtime in Los Angeles in a battle that already is being considered a classic and one of the highlights of the barely-a-third-completed 2017 season.
Yes, the Longhorns are just 1-2 heading into Big 12 Conference play Thursday at Iowa State, but the first quarter of the season has produced some breakthrough stars and some scintillating performances; Texas will just need a lot more of both to find wins in a league that sports seven teams in the top 36 in the nation.
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