We've been counting down the 10 best games of the year in the Big 12. Here's No. 6, a true nail-biter that nobody saw coming. No. 6: Oct. 3 -- Texas 31, Iowa State 30 In a Thursday night game neither team will soon forget, Texas came oh-so-close to fumbling away a loss in Ames but escaped with a one-point victory over Iowa State that was far closer than the score suggests.
As bad as things got for Texas in 2013 -- and they did get bad -- the Longhorns played for a Big 12 championship on the final day of the regular season after rallying following a horrible nonconference slate.
about 985 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns
The Mack Brown era ended with a thud on Monday, as Texas fell to Oregon 30-7 in the Valero Alamo Bowl. Here are three initial thoughts from the game: 1. This is why Brown had to leave: It was a bummer that Brown's last game had to go this way.
about 998 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
SAN ANTONIO -- No. 10 Oregon beats Texas 30-7 in the Valero Alamo Bowl. A few thoughts on the game: It was over when: Oregon safety Derrick Malone picked off a Case McCoy pass over the middle midway through the fourth quarter, then went 39 yards for the score.
The Mack Brown era at Texas comes to a close Monday night during the Valero Alamo Bowl (5:45 p.m. CT, ESPN). Pac-12 power Oregon provides a stern test for the Longhorns as UT tries to send Brown out with a win.
about 999 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns