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2011-11-05 12:00:00

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2009-09-12 18:35:22

Colt McCoy threw three touchdown passes Saturday in second-ranked Texas's 41-10 victory over Wyoming. McCoy was 30-for-47 passing for 337 yards. He also ran for a touchdown for the Longhorns (2-0). Tre' Newton had a rushing touchdown and James Kirkendoll had seven receptions for 102 yards and a TD. Robert Benjamin was 16-for-38 for 120 yards through the air and added 53 yards on 12 carries for the losing Cowboys (1-1). The Longhorns led only 13-10 at halftime before breaking the game open in...

2008-12-08 19:16:02

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy will return for his senior season with the Longhorns, the Heisman Trophy candidate said Monday. I'm not going anywhere, McCoy told the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman. Texas finished one spot shy of the BCS title game, having finished the regular season ranked third in the BCS rankings. McCoy, who led the Longhorns to an 11-1 record and Fiesta Bowl berth this season, said he wants to play for a national title. I'm coming back because we have a solid coaching...

2008-11-28 00:02:51

Colt McCoy passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more Thursday, powering fourth-ranked Texas to an easy 49-9 pasting of archrival Texas A&M. By accounting for four scores, McCoy bolstered his Heisman Trophy chances. In all, he completed 23-of-28 passes for 311 yards and added 49 yards on 11 rushes. Wide receivers Brandon Collins and Quan Cosby caught touchdown passes, with Collins making six catches for 103 yards and Cosby making six for 80 yards. Jordan Shipley caught four passes for...

2008-11-24 00:23:25

Alabama held the top spot in this week's Bowl Championship Series poll but Texas Tech's loss Saturday opened the No. 2 spot for Texas and Oklahoma took No. 3. The Crimson Tide (.9872) had a bye week but still retained the top BCS ranking and is the only major conference team without a loss. Texas (.9209) moved up to No. 2, replaced at No. 3 by Oklahoma (.9125) -- which leapfrogged two spots after its stunning win over Texas Tech (.7789). Tech fell to seventh in the BCS rankings and has little...

2008-11-18 18:18:52

The University of Texas has given a contract extension to defensive coordinator Will Muschamp that will lead to his eventually being head football coach. Texas Athletics Director DeLoss Dodds announced the extension Tuesday and indicated the 37-year-old Muschamp will some day succeed 57-year-old Longhorns Coach Mack Brown. This is a plan that has been enthusiastically agreed to by Mack Brown, President (William) Powers and the Board of Regents, Dodds said. Things are going well here, it's...

2008-10-25 21:00:00

Colt McCoy passed for 391 yards and two touchdowns Saturday, powering the top-ranked Texas Longhorns to a 28-24 win over eighth-ranked Oklahoma State. McCoy completed 38-of-45 passes with one interception and also ran for a touchdown, as Texas (8-0, 4-0 Big 12) defeated its third straight ranked opponent. The Longhorns beat then-No. 1 Oklahoma two weeks ago and topped then-No. 11 Missouri last week. Texas wide receiver Jordan Shipley caught a single-game school record 15 passes for a...

2008-10-19 03:00:01

Austin, TX (Sports Network) - Colt McCoy threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores, as the top-ranked Texas Longhorns bested the 11th- ranked Missouri Tigers, 56-31. McCoy was efficient under center, completing a mind-boggling 29-of-32 passes for 337 yards for Texas (7-0, 3-0 Big 12), which defeated then-No. 1 Oklahoma last Saturday. Jordan Shipley led all Longhorns receivers with 89 yards on eight receptions and one score, while Chris...

2008-10-11 18:00:06

Cody Johnson scored three times Saturday, keying fifth-ranked Texas' 45-35 upset of No. 1 Oklahoma in the 103rd Red River Rivalry at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. All of his touchdowns came on short runs in the red zone, two in the fourth quarter. Quarterback Colt McCoy completed 28-of-35 passes for 277 yards with one touchdown. Running back Chris Ogbonnaya rushed for 124 yards on 12 carries. Quan Cosby caught nine passes for 122 yards, Jordan Shipley scored once after 11 catches for 112...

2008-10-11 18:00:02

Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Colt McCoy directed a pair of fourth-quarter drives that ended in short scoring runs by Cody Johnson, as fifth-ranked Texas captured the 103rd edition of the Red River Rivalry with a 45-35 victory over No. 1 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl. Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford had the better numbers, throwing for 387 yards with five touchdowns, but McCoy wasn't too shabby either. He connected on 28-of-35 passes for 277 yards with one...


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