Rice a ready-made remedy for No. 12 Texas
Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger throws a pass as LSU linebacker K'Lavon Chaisson defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)AUSTIN, Texas - After losing a tough game to LSU with its secondary taking a beating in the process, Texas needs a rebound win before heading into the Big 12 schedule. Rice is familiar ground for Texas coach Tom Herman, who made a name for himself as the Owls' offensive coordinator in 2007-2008. DASHING DUVERNAYTexas senior slot receiver Devin Duvernay had a breakout game against LSU with 12 catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns. FAST FRESHMANWide receiver Jake Smith caught his first touchdown pass against LSU and could be ready for an expanded role in the Texas offense.