Texas mascot Bevo XIV died in his sleep early Friday morning following a short bout with bovine leukemia virus. Bevo served as the Longhorns mascot for more than 11 years and appeared in 147 games with the Longhorns.
Texas historically excels at running the ball. All-time rushing greats like Earl Campbell and Ricky Williams ran out of the stadium’s tunnel. More recently, stars like Jamaal Charles and Cedric Benson have led the team to success.
The Texas Longhorns beat the Oklahoma Sooners 24-17 on Saturday. As a 17-point underdog, the Longhorns managed to win outright and continued a three-year trend of covering against the Sooners as underdogs.
There’s never been a question about the relationship between redshirt freshman quarterback Jerrod Heard and junior quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. Each is the other’s biggest fan — even when they compete for playing time.