Longhorn coaches plan to send disputed calls to league office

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

Like he does after every game, Texas coach Mack Brown plans to send a tape of some calls he disputed in the Longhorns' 39-33 loss to Texas Tech.

"We'll send the appropriate clips along," Brown said, later declining to tell reporters how many calls would be considered.

Tech was not flagged for a holding call in the Texas game. The Red Raiders came into the game leading the Big 12 in most penalty yards.

Brown said he was proud of his team's effort, nearly becoming the first team since 1943 to beat four top-12 opponents in consecutive weeks.

"We were one second from doing something that hadn't been done in any of these players' lifetimes," Brown said. "They had great pride in what they were doing and played some great games. Now, we just have pick up and start over."

The challenge against 3-6 Baylor will be a difficult one emotionally for the Longhorns, according to Brown.

"We tried last week that we were going to have to get it started over again, but these guys are so banged up," Brown said. "Some won't practice this week and some won't play. Baylor is an improving team. We'll have our toughest job of coaching this week. We'll have to pull some rabbits out of our hat and the fans and seniors will have to really help us."

Texas coaches told reporters Monday that defensive end Brian Orakpo suffered no ligament damage in his sprained knee. His status is uncertain for Saturday's game against Baylor. Wide receiver Quan Cosby (back) also is uncertain.

Defensive tackle Roy Miller also was banged up and missed some of the Tech game before returning in the fourth quarter. And running back Chris Ogbonnaya was hobbled by an ankle injury that limited him to six carries in the game.