Longhorns vs Bears Final: 56-50 - Recap
|Longhorns vs Bears Final: 56-50 - Recap|
Joe Bergeron scampered through the Baylor defense for 117 yards as Texas handed the Bears a 56-50 defeat on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Longhorns were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 79.5.
David Ash completed 19 of 31 pass attempts for 274 yards for the Longhorns in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Glasco Martin rushed for 85 yards for Baylor, while Nick Florence added 69 yards. Nick Florence threw for 352 yards for the Bears, while receivers Terrance Williams and Lanear Sampson had 183 and 70 yards respectively.
Texas was outgained by Baylor 607-525 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-27 by the Bears.
The time of possession battle favored Texas as their offense was on the field for 30:31, longer than the 29:29 of their opponents.
Next game, Texas takes its act on the road to face Kansas looking for another win. For Baylor, they head on the road to face Iowa State.