DALLAS Teams

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas has held Oklahoma State without a touchdown for eight consecutive drives. That's an impressive stretch against a unit that ranked No. 1 in yardage and No. 2 in scoring coming into today's game. That's the longest such drought for the Cowboys this season.

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Spears one hands it the house! (0:50)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State is still without a passing touchdown today vs. Texas. The Cowboys have lost the last five games in which they have failed to do so, according to ESPN Stats and Information (last such win came in 2013 vs. TCU).

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State has the nation's longest active streak of games with 20-plus points. The Cowboys have scored at least 20 in 35 consecutive games.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph has thrown for at least 300 yards in seven consecutive games, the longest such active streak nationally. Through three quarters vs. Texas, Rudolph has only 165 passing yards, putting that streak in danger.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State receiver Jalen McCleskey, who entered Saturday's game against Texas with no drops this season, chose a bad time to have his first. McCleskey dropped a third-down pass at the Texas 15 that would have been a first down and possibly a touchdown late in the third quarter.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas with consecutive defensive stops to open up the second half but the second one was nullified by a illegal substitution penalty. The Longhorns had 12 men on the field on the punt return formation with Oklahoma State facing 4th-and-2. Cowboys' offense back on the field.

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Shimonek escapes for TD (0:20)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State receivers James Washington and Marcell Ateman have each recorded 100-yard receiving outings for four straight games. That streak is in jeopardy for both as neither has reached 40 receiving yards yet, midway through the third quarter vs. Texas.

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Herman happy they're keeping Oklahoma State out of the end zone (0:32)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 10 Oklahoma State moved the ball much better than Texas in the first half (15 first downs to 7) but is tied with the Longhorns 7-7 at the midpoint thanks in part to an empty red zone trip (a fumble that later resulted in a Texas touchdown).

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Ehlinger sacked for 34-yard loss (0:41)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Was he in or out? Texas receiver John Burt tightrope-walked the sideline on a 90-yard reception and it was difficult to tell on replay whether or not he stepped out of bounds. The Longhorns snapped the ball before a replay review could be called for and QB Sam Ehlinger scored on the next play. That could wind up being a key sequence if this game is close late.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas defensive tackle Poona Ford has been disruptive early on, getting penetration on Oklahoma State's interior defensive line. He forced a key fumble early in the second quarter of that killed a potential Cowboy scoring drive and turned into 7 Longhorns' points.

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Ehlinger's TD ties the game (0:31)
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Kempt tosses 2nd TD (0:34)
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Burt tip-toes down the sideline for 90-yard gain (0:33)

Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cowboys have called up defensive tackle Richard Ash from the practice squad to take the roster spot of Stephen Paea, who informed the team he would retire because of a knee injury. Ash joined the Cowboys late last season and was among their final cuts this summer.

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Ateman makes great one-handed sideline grab (0:22)
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King puts Oklahoma State on the board with TD (0:31)
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Kempt caps off long Iowa State drive with TD (0:32)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

After having three different offensive line combinations in the previous three games, Texas finally is finding a consistent group with the same unit starting today vs. Oklahoma State that did last week vs. Oklahoma.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State sophomore Johnny Wilson is making his second consecutive start at center today in place of Brad Lundblade. Lundblade, who started 31 consecutive games entering October, missed last week's game vs. Baylor.

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Texas Longhorn Band marches to DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium (1:05)