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Texas players to watch, key matchup against Baylor

Running back Keaontay Ingram must bounce back from his dismal nine-yard performance last week at Iowa State for the Longhorns to have a chance to beat Baylor (photo by Don Bender / Horns Illustrated).

Te Steve Habel
Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Longhorns will try to bounce back from a heart-breaking, last-second loss at Iowa State last week when it travels up I-35 to play No. 14 Baylor Saturday at McLane Stadium in Waco. Kickoff is at 2:30 p.m. CST.

The Longhorns (6-4 overall, 4-3 in Big 12 play) are still in the running for berth in the Big 12 championship game but has to beat Baylor (9-1 overall, 6-1 in Big 12 games) to keep those slim hopes alive.

Baylor also will

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 .