Ben Hicks connected with Trey Quinn on a fourth-and-26 pass to keep SMU alive and Josh Williams kicked a 27-yard field goal to defeat Cincinnati 31-28 in overtime on Saturday.
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Maybe not the Longhorns, but the state in general has remembered how to play football. Through six weeks, TCU, Texas, Texas A&M, SMU, Texas Tech, Houston, North Texas and UT San Antonio all have winning records.
Duke Catalon had 22 carries for 177 yards and two touchdowns and Kyle Postman accounted for three scores to help Houston beat SMU 35-22 on Saturday.
Ben Hicks passed for 280 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday and SMU pulled away with three fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Connecticut 49-28.
Morris is winning at SMU after honing his play-calling chops at Clemson. Not to mention his recruiting contacts as a former Texas high school coach.
Ben Hicks accounted for three touchdowns, Ke'Mon Freeman had 92 of SMU's 315 yards rushing and two touchdowns and the Mustangs beat Arkansas State 44-21 on Saturday night.
Jalen Reagor made a leaping 38-yard catch between four defenders in the end zone on the last play of the first half, finally putting No. 20 TCU ahead to stay in a 56-36 victory over upset-minded SMU on Saturday.