Another second-half surge for Texas
After starting slowly, the Longhorns rallied behind tough running and a stout defense
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas wasn't supposed to start slowly.
That was the mantra for the week. Everywhere you turned, every other word out of players' and coaches' mouths was about starting fast.
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TEXAS 17, BYU 16
Odds and ends
• Through 2 games, Texas has run the ball nearly twice as many times as they have thrown it (91-47).
• The Longhorns have run for almost twice as many yards in the 2nd half as in the 1st half through two games this season.
• Against BYU, they ran for 120 of their 166 yards after the half.
• In its win over BYU, Texas ran the ball 43 times with nine different players getting credit for carries.
• Texas has started each of the previous four seasons with at least three straight victories. The last time Texas failed to start at least 3-0 was in 2006 (lost to Ohio State).
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