Several players who helped lead Texas to the program’s first appearance in the College Football Playoff have declared for the NFL draft and will leave school early.
CJ Baxter rushed 16 yards for a touchdown with 5½ minutes left in the fourth quarter, and No. 8 Texas stopped Houston on 4th-and-1 in the final minute on the way to a 31-24 win over Houston.
Jonathon Brooks ran for two touchdowns and No. 3 Texas got a dominant game from its defense to overpower Baylor in a 38-6 win Saturday night to launch the Longhorns into their final Big 12 season.
The state of Florida’s big three is back in the AP Top 25.
The hype is coming for the Texas Longhorns like it hasn’t in years.