Texas vs BYU Wrap - BYU Wins 40-21
|Texas vs BYU Wrap - BYU Wins 40-21|
Taysom Hill scampered through the Texas defense for 259 yards as BYU handed the Longhorns a 40-21 defeat on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
BYU was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 56.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Taysom Hill completed 9 of 26 pass attempts for 129 yards for the Cougars in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Longhorns defense.
Johnathan Gray rushed for 90 yards for Texas, while David Ash added 34 yards. David Ash threw for 251 yards for the Longhorns, while receivers Mike Davis and Jaxon Shipley had 114 and 105 yards respectively.
Texas was outgained by BYU 679-445 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 33-23 by the Cougars.
The time of possession battle favored BYU as their offense was on the field for 31:05, longer than the 28:55 of their opponents.
BYU looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Utah. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track vs Mississippi.