Sep 05, 2010 18:51 EDT
Patience please: Some good, some bad from new starting quarterbacks. John Brantley was no Tim Tebow, though Auburn's Cameron Newton, who was once a Gator, did a pretty good imitation of the former Florida star.
Sep 05, 2010 14:45 EDT
No. 5 Texas' new running game unimpressive in season-opening win over Rice. Texas spent the offseason loading up a new power running game that was going to get tough yards and first downs when they need it.
Sep 04, 2010 20:24 EDT
Newton scores 3 TDs, Gilbert turnover-free as No. 5 Texas rolls to a 34-17 win over Rice. Mack Brown insisted this offseason that with Colt McCoy gone, No. 5 Texas would re-establish a running game that had gone stale as the Longhorns leaned on their star quarterback in recent years.
Sep 02, 2010 15:07 EDT
QB Gilbert had clear path to take over No. 5 Longhorns after Colt McCoy. Garrett Gilbert has hardly played since high school and in his only meaningful college game, he threw four interceptions as Texas lost the national championship to Alabama.
Sep 01, 2010 16:19 EDT
No Heisman hype: With Bradford, McCoy gone, no national preseason buzz for Big 12 quarterbacks. Quick, name a Big 12 quarterback being mentioned as a Heisman Trophy candidate.
Aug 30, 2010 16:35 EDT
Johnson gets start at TB for No. 5 Texas in season-opener against Rice. Cody Johnson, a pile-driving touchdown scorer Texas coaches thought would be a short-yardage specialist, is now the starting tailback for the fifth-ranked Longhorns for the season-opening game at Rice.
Aug 25, 2010 07:09 EDT
Texas in search of blood and guts running game that's been missing in recent years. Run, run, run. That's all Texas coach Mack Brown wants to talk about.
Aug 17, 2010 10:00 EDT
Gilbert, helmet in hand, takes over as Texas quarterback as Horns make another title run. When Garrett Gilbert's big moment came, he nearly panicked.
Aug 12, 2010 10:00 EDT
Stung by title game loss, Texas returns with new QB Gilbert and lots of unproven talent. The start of a new season means the Texas Longhorns can finally ? thankfully ? start talking about something other than their last game and answering the constant questions of "What if?"
Aug 06, 2010 15:41 EDT
Backup Texas QB Sherrod Harris won't return for final season so he can focus on graduating. Backup Texas quarterback Sherrod Harris won't return for his final season so he can focus on getting his degree.
Apr 21, 2010 17:37 EDT
Narrow loss in Big 12 title game fuels Nebraska in its quest to be championship program again. That painfully close loss to Texas in the Big 12 title game and convincing bowl win over Arizona have Bo Pelini believing Nebraska is on the cusp of winning a championship.
Apr 04, 2010 20:22 EDT
Garrett Gilbert shines as starting quarterback in Texas spring game. Texas is Garrett Gilbert's team.
Feb 25, 2010 17:08 EST
Texas QB Gilbert taking over for record-setting McCoy. It's been a long time since the Texas Longhorns had to break in a new starting quarterback.
Jan 08, 2010 17:42 EST
Crimson Tide's title is undisputed, but not without mystery, after McCoy's early injury. The college football season rarely ends without unanswered questions.
Jan 08, 2010 13:37 EST
A team the Bear could love, No. 1 Alabama tops No. 2 Texas 37-21 in BCS title game. The running game wears teams down. The defense changes games.
Jan 08, 2010 09:55 EST
The University of Alabama Crimson Tide won the US collegiate gridiron crown on Thursday with a 37-21 victory over the University of Texas Longhorns.
Jan 08, 2010 08:53 EST
Tide's Marcell Dareus makes big plays in Alabama's 37-21 win over Texas. Marcell Dareus was the menacing presence on the field for the Crimson Tide during the BCS title game and it's guaranteed Texas fans won't forget him anytime soon.
Jan 08, 2010 02:07 EST
Some Alabama, Texas players not too keen on idea of major college football playoff. Alabama coach Nick Saban is one of six active coaches to win two national titles ? but the first to do it at different schools, having also won the 2003 BCS title with LSU.
Jan 08, 2010 01:33 EST
McCoy era ends with injury, stirring rally from backup that falls short. Colt McCoy had 60 minutes left to cap his incredible career with the only accomplishment he really ever cared about, a national championship.
Jan 07, 2010 23:42 EST
McCoy leaves BCS championship with injury, Alabama leads Texas 24-13 after 3 quarters. Colt McCoy returned to the sideline but not to the game for No. 2 Texas and his backup, Garrett Gilbert, gave the Longhorns hope for a comeback with a touchdown pass that cut No. 1 Alabama's lead to 24-13 going into the fourth quarter of the BCS national championship game Thursday night.