3 Up, 3 Down: TCU 20, Texas 13 

November, 23, 2012
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Not so easy to find the positives for Texas after its 20-13 loss to TCU. The negatives, on the other hand, are piling up for this team. The biggest of those being that the Longhorns, who were poised to finish strong and possibly get a BCS bowl bid, now have to beat Kansas State to secure a Cotton Bowl bid. Texas is 2-6 against K-State in the Mack Brown era and has lost four straight to Kansas State.

THREE UP

1. Wide receiver Jaxon Shipley was the one reliable and consistent weapon Texas had in the passing game. The sophomore had six receptions for 80 yards. Mike Davis had been leading the team in receiving and he did have six catches as well. But Davis had a ball hit him in the hands on the goal line and he dropped it. Davis has been prone to drops but they year has usually atoned. Shipley is as sure-handed as they come. He continually makes the tough catch in traffic and has become extremely reliable with the ball after the catch.

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