Texas struggles on offense lead to loss to No. 4 TCU, 17-10

AUSTIN, TX –All eyes are on the Longhorns and Horned Frogs on Saturday night as the Texas No. 18 looks to hand No. 4 TCU the first loss of the year in front of a prime-time audience. As of game day, the Longhorns remain a touchdown favorite over the CFP contender and will need to put together a full game in order to keep their Big 12 title hopes alive.

Horns247 is live from Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium and will update this article with in-game updates from Saturday’s primetime showdown between Texas and TCU.


CB Senior D’Shawn Jamison came out for Texas. Real Freshman Terrance Brooks will start for the Longhorns in place of Jamison.


00:22 remaining in Q1: The Texas defense won in the red zone with Kitan Crawford blocking TCU’s 34-yard field goal attempt.



1:20 remaining in Q2: TCU is first on the scoreboard on Saturday night. The Horned Frogs pushed into Texas territory, but the Longhorns defense made another save, forcing TCU to settle for a 34-yard field goal.

TCU 3, Texas 0 (Horned Frogs goal summary: 14 plays, 57 yards, 34-yard field goal, 6:45 used)

HALF-TIME: TCU 3, Texas 0


5:08 remaining in Q3: The game’s first touchdown came in the third quarter when running back TCU Kendre Miller took him 75 yards home to extend the Horned Frogs’ lead on the Longhorns.

TCU 10, Texas 0 (Horned Frogs scoring summary: 4 plays, 93 yards, 75-yard touchdown, 1:50 used)

00:58 remaining in Q3: The Longhorns added their first points on the game. Texas offense finally moved downfield against TCU defense once QB Quinn ewers started targeting Jordan Whitton and Ja’Tavion Sanders more, and it paid off to give the Longhorns their first trip inside the red zone. The TCU defense held on late in the practice and forced Texas to settle for a field goal.

TCU 10, Texas 3 (Longhorns score summary: 12 plays, 71 yards, 22 field goal yards, 4:10 used)



12:36 remaining in Q4: The Horned Frogs extended their lead over the Longhorns after TCU QB Max Dugan connected with Quentin Johnson for a 31-yard touchdown.

TCU 17, Texas 3 (Horned Frogs scoring summary: 9 plays, 80 yards, 31-yard touchdown, 3:18 used)

4:25 left in Q4: Texas came back into the game with credit on the defense. The Longhorns forced Duggan to fumble the ball and Jahdae Barron picked it up and sent it back for a 48-yard touchdown.

TCU 17, Texas 10 (Longhorns scoring summary: Forced fumble, recovery, and returned 48 yards for a touchdown)

FINAL: TCU 17, Texas 10

No. 18 Texas vs. No. 4 TCU: Saturday November 12

To start up: 6:30 p.m. CT

Location: Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium (Austin, Texas)

TV: ABC (Play-by-play: Chris Fowler; Analyst: Kirk Herbstreit; Supporting Reporter: Holly Rowe)

Direct: Fubo TV

Local Radio: Longhorn IMG Radio Network, 104.9 FM in Austin. (Play-by-play: Craig Way; Analyst: Roger Wallace) Check other local affiliates here.

Audio stream: TexasSports.com

Live statistics: Side Arm Stats


All-time record between Texas and TCU… The Longhorns own the all-time advantage over the Horned Frogs, with Texas holding a 64-27-1 record over TCU. The Longhorns lead the series when both teams play in Austin, Fort Worth and at neutral sites, with Texas holding a 34-15-1 advantage at home, a 28-12 record in Fort Worth and 2-0 when the two teams met on neutral ground.

Texas coach Steve Sarkisianrecord as a head coach… 57-45 (Ninth year as head coach)

– Sarkisian’s Texas record…11-10 (second year)

TCU Coach Sonny Dykesrecord as head coach… 80-63 (12th year as head coach)

– Dykes record at TCU…9-0 (freshman)

A victory in Texas would mean… The Longhorns would become the first team to defeat the undefeated TCU and keep their hopes of competing for a Big 12 title alive.

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