NCAAF Game Recap - Kansas at Texas
Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

Tenn
13
Ala
35
F
LSU
36
MisSt
13
F
Clem
45
Lou
10
F
OHSt
52
NW
3
F
WVU
14
Okla
52
F
Wisc
23
Ill
24
F
Mich
21
PSU
28
F
Fla
38
SCar
27
F
KY
0
UGA
21
F
Aub
51
Ark
10
F
Oreg
35
Wash
31
F
AzSt
3
Utah
21
F
Boise
25
BYU
28
F
Kans
48
Tex
50
F
Bayl
45
OkSt
27
F
Temp
21
SMU
45
F
Minn
42
Rut
7
F
Tuls
13
Cin
24
F
Mizzu
14
Vand
21
F
Purd
20
Iowa
26
F
ULMon
7
App
52
F
SoAl
13
Troy
37
F
ULLaf
37
ArkSt
20
F
UCLA
34
Stan
16
F
Marsh
36
FlAtl
31
F
Pitt
27
Syr
20
F
UNLV
27
Fres
56
F
Kent
38
Ohio
45
F
Hou
24
UConn
17
F
IASt
34
TxTch
24
F
GATec
28
MiaFL
21
F OT
NCSt
24
BC
45
F
C Mi
38
BGSU
20
F
Toled
14
Ball
52
F
NIU
24
MiaOH
27
F
OreSt
21
Cal
17
F
TCU
17
K St
24
F
CoCar
27
GaSo
30
F(2OT)
NM
10
Wyo
23
F
Buff
21
Akr
0
F
SoFL
3
Navy
35
F
SMiss
30
LaTec
45
F
UNC
41
VaTec
43
F(5OT)
Duke
14
UVA
48
F
Ind
34
MD
28
F
Char
14
W Ky
30
F
OD
14
UAB
38
F
MidTN
30
NorTx
33
F
Rice
27
UTSA
31
F
Maine
44
Lib
59
F
WestMI
27
E Mi
34
F
Tul
17
Mem
47
F
ECU
28
UCF
41
F
Colo
10
WaSt
41
F
SDSU
27
SJSU
17
F
Army
21
GASt
28
F
UTEP
17
FLInt
32
F
TxAM
24
Miss
17
F
FlaSt
20
Wake
22
F
Ariz
14
USC
41
F
Nev
10
UtSt
36
F
AF
56
Hawaii
26
F

Texas 50, Kansas 48

Oct 19, 2019, 7:00 PM EDT

Final

1

2

3

4

T

Kansas (2-5)

3

14

7

24

48

(15) Texas (5-2)

14

7

3

26

50

No. 15 Texas beats Kansas 50-48 on last-second FG
Sun Oct 20, 2019 12:55 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) On the brink of being upset, Texas put the game in the hands of quarterback Sam Ehlinger and on the foot of the Longhorn player that coach Tom Herman refuses to call by name.

Ehlinger came through again. So did Cameron Dicker the kicker.

Given the ball with just 1:11 to play after Kansas had taken a one-point lead, Ehlinger drove the Longhorns to the Jayhawks' 21-yard line.

Dicker did the rest, calmly booting a 33-yard field goal as time expired to send the No. 15 Longhorns to a 50-48 victory in a wild game with a frantic fourth quarter that saw the teams exchange six touchdowns, two field goals and a blocked extra point for a 2-point safety.

"I love kickers," said Herman, who makes a joke of not saying a kicker's name, and still didn't in his postgame news conference. "I'm glad that we have the one we have."

It's the second career game-winner the sophomore has delivered for the Longhorns. His field goal in the final seconds beat Oklahoma last season. After beating Kansas, the student section of fans was chanting his name.

"When we got into 10 seconds left ... I was ready to go," Dicker said. "I felt pretty confident going into this. Going in and nailing it felt pretty good."

Kansas, under first-year coach Les Miles, nearly had a victory that would have stunned the Big 12 and knocked Texas out of the ranks of favorite to get to the league championship.

And the Jayhawks (2-5, 0-4) were oh-so-close.

Pooka Williams rushed for 190 yards and two touchdowns and Carter Stanley passed for 310 yards and four touchdowns for the Jayhawks. Stanley's 22-yard scoring pass to Stephon Robinson and 2-point conversion throw to Daylon Charlot put the Jayhawks ahead.

"They fought their heart out," Miles said. "They have everything they had."

Ehlinger was just slightly better in crunch time.

Ehlinger finished with 399 yards passing and four touchdowns. He also ran for 91 yards to save Texas on a night the program honored its 1969 national championship team with special uniforms and a halftime celebration.

He completed six passes on Texas' final drive and ran for a first down on third down. He threw two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to Devin Duvernay, who finished with eight catches for 110 yards.

Texas may need Ehlinger to be that good every week as the Longhorns' defense continues its struggles heading in the back half of the Big 12 schedule and the Longhorns hoping to get a championship game rematch with No. 5 Oklahoma.

"A win's a win," Ehlinger said. "Very thankful we were able to pull that out."

THE TAKEAWAY

Kansas: The Jayhawks came in with the worst offense in the Big 12 but they were explosive under new offensive coordinator Brent Dearmon, who was calling his first game after being promoted by Miles two weeks ago. Dearmon was coaching at NAIA program Bethel University last season but dialed up big-hit plays against the Longhorns time and again.

"I got guys that are fighting like hell to be a part of what we're doing here and Dearmon is one of them," Miles said.

Texas: The Longhorns defense came in as the worst in the Big 12 and lived down it. Texas gave up huge chunk plays, whiffed on tackles, looked lost in coverage and couldn't protect a lead. The Longhorns have allowed three 100-yard rushers in the last two games.

"They have a great running back who can make a lot of people miss in space, who is very explosive," Texas linebacker Joseph Ossai said.

ROACH TENTACLES

Texas defensive end Malcolm Roach was suspended for the first half after a targeting penalty a week earlier against Oklahoma. He made a big impact with his return as Williams found tougher running in the second half. Roach also got the surge up the middle to block the extra point that Texas returned the other way. Herman called it the "play of the game."

POLL IMPLICATIONS

This was the kind of game that could drop Texas in the rankings if voters decide to punish them for nearly losing at home to the worst team in the Big 12. Herman noted the Longhorns gutted out a win on weekend other ranked programs lost, but this one felt like Texas might pay a price.

SLOPPY SPECIAL TEAMS

Kansas kicker Liam Jones had a rollercoaster night. He kicked two fields, including a career-long 46-yarder. He also missed one, had another one blocked and had the extra point blocked in the fourth quarter. He also kicked three kickoffs out of bounds.

UP NEXT

Baylor host Texas Tech on next Saturday.

Texas plays at TCU next Saturday

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Passing

Kans Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
C. Stanley 47 27 57.4 4 310 50 0 105.8
Tex Att Cmp % TD-Pa Yds-Pa LgPa Int Rat
S. Ehlinger 44 31 70.5 4 399 51 1 119.4

Rushing

Kans Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
V. Gardner 1 0 0.0 0 0
P. Williams Jr. 25 190 7.6 65 2
Tex Att Yds-Ru Avg LgRu TD-Ru
K. Ingram 14 101 7.2 32 1
S. Ehlinger 14 91 6.5 24 0

Receiving

Kans Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
A. Parchment 3 83 27.7 50 1
S. Robinson Jr. 7 67 9.6 22 2
Tex Rec Yds-Rc Avg LgRc TD-Rc
D. Duvernay 8 110 13.8 43 2
C. Johnson 8 96 12.0 20 0

Fumbles

Tex F FL
J. Smith 1 1

Returning

Kans KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
S. Robinson Jr. 2 23.0 0 25 0 - 0 0
K. Logan Jr. 0 - 0 0 1 14.0 0 14
Tex KR Avg KRTD LgKR PR Avg TD LgPR
D. Jamison 1 13.0 0 13 0 - 0 0

Punting

Kans Punt Yds Avg LgPu
K. Thompson 3 115 38.3 39
Tex Punt Yds Avg LgPu
R. Bujcevski 1 55 55.0 55

Takeaways

Kans Int Yds InTD
N. Stevens-McKenzie 1 2 0

Team Stats Comparison

Kans Tex
Points For 48 50
Total Yards 569 638
Rushing Yards 259 239
Passing Yards 310 399
Passing Completions / Attempts 27/47 31/45
Turnovers 0 2
Interceptions Thrown 0 1
Fumbles - Lost 2/0 2/1
First Downs 27 33
Penalties - Yards 7/50 8/86
Time Of Possession 31:31 29:29
Third Down Conversions/Attempts 10/19 9/14
Fourth Down Conversions/Attempts 2/2 1/3
Punts - Average Yards 3/38 1/55

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter Kans Tex
Tex 2:04 TD Roschon Johnson 14 yd run (Cameron Dicker kick) 0 7
Tex 8:29 TD Jake Smith 10 yd pass from Sam Ehlinger (Cameron Dicker kick) 0 14
Kans 10:59 FG Liam Jones 23 yd FG 3 14
2nd Quarter Kans Tex
Kans 1:36 TD Pooka Williams Jr. 7 yd run (Liam Jones kick) 10 14
Kans 6:22 TD Takulve Williams 7 yd pass from Carter Stanley (Liam Jones kick) 17 14
Tex 12:41 TD Brennan Eagles 5 yd pass from Sam Ehlinger (Cameron Dicker kick) 17 21
3rd Quarter Kans Tex
Kans 5:12 TD Stephon Robinson Jr. 9 yd pass from Carter Stanley (Liam Jones kick) 24 21
Tex 8:01 FG Cameron Dicker 39 yd FG 24 24
4th Quarter Kans Tex
Tex 0:59 TD Devin Duvernay 14 yd pass from Sam Ehlinger (Cameron Dicker kick) 24 31
Tex 4:54 RX D'Shawn Jamison returned XP 30 33
Kans 4:54 TD Pooka Williams Jr. 16 yd run (blocked XP) 30 31
Tex 6:28 TD Devin Duvernay 43 yd pass from Sam Ehlinger (Cameron Dicker kick) 30 40
Kans 8:04 FG Liam Jones 46 yd FG 33 40
Kans 10:35 TD Andrew Parchment 11 yd pass from Carter Stanley (Liam Jones kick) 40 40
Tex 12:13 TD Keaontay Ingram 3 yd run (Cameron Dicker kick) 40 47
Kans 13:49 TD Stephon Robinson Jr. 22 yd pass from Carter Stanley (Daylon Charlot 2pt pass from Carter Stanley) 48 47
Tex 15:00 FG Cameron Dicker 33 yd FG 48 50

Game Information

Stadium: Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium/Jamail Field, Austin, Texas
Attendance: 97,137
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