EditorsNote: provides “earlier than Tuesday” in fourth graf
Bijan Robinson ran for 183 yards and a rating and caught two landing passes to assist No. 20 Texas earn a dominating 55-23 win over Colorado on Tuesday within the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.
The win was marred by a proper shoulder harm that pressured Longhorns record-setting quarterback Sam Ehlinger out of the sport for the second half. Ehlinger, a senior, handed for 160 yards and a landing in what is probably going his ultimate look for Texas.
Casey Thompson, Texas’ backup quarterback, threw 4 scoring passes — two to Joshua Moore, overlaying 13 and 25 yards within the third quarter, and a 23-yard strike to Robinson and a 73-yard bomb to Kelvontay Dixon within the fourth.
Thompson, who had 4 completions all season earlier than Tuesday, ended up 8 for 10 for 170 yards earlier than being lifted with 10 minutes to play. His 4 landing passes tied an Alamo Bowl report for a sport.
The Longhorns, who outgained Colorado 638 yards to 378, have gained bowl video games in all 4 of coach Tom Herman’s years on the helm.
Texas (7-3) ended the yr with victories in 5 of its ultimate six video games after dropping to TCU and eventual Massive 12 Convention champion Oklahoma in back-to-back weeks in early October. The Longhorns’ three losses within the pandemic-influenced 2020 season had been by a mixed 13 factors.
Colorado (4-2) was led by backup quarterback Brendon Lewis’ 168 complete yards (95 passing and 73 and a landing on the bottom) and Jarek Broussard’s 82 yards and two scores dashing.
The Buffaloes, the shock crew of the Pac-12 Convention, misplaced their ultimate two video games.
Texas received an 8-yard landing run from Robinson to cap its first possession. Robinson added to the lead with a 14-yard, screen-pass landing from Ehlinger on the 5:28 mark of the primary quarter, after his 50-yard run set the desk two performs earlier.
Colorado pulled to inside seven factors by way of a decided fourth-down run for a 2-yard rating by Broussard with 6:58 to play within the second quarter.
Cameron Dicker booted an Alamo Bowl-record 53-yard discipline objective for the Longhorns with 2:07 remaining within the second quarter. The Buffaloes’ Evan Value responded with 40-yard discipline objective with 43 seconds left within the half.
Dicker added a 35-yard discipline objective with 3:33 to play within the third quarter, simply earlier than Broussard’s 3-yard landing run.
–Discipline Degree Media