Make all the “Texas is back” jokes you want.
On Saturday, the Longhorns earned some major bragging rights with a big 34-24 win over Alabama in Tuscaloosa.
Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers threw for 349 yards and three touchdowns as he led the offense to big play after big play in the second half. The Crimson Tide simply couldn’t keep up.
Earlier today, all eyes were on the Buffs once again. After a slow start, Colorado found its offensive rhythm in the second half and succeeded in achieving the victory against Nebraska. Meanwhile, Utah narrowly escaped a tough road game against Baylor in a dramatic finish.
In another interesting non-conference matchup, Miami pulled off an impressive 48-33 win over No. 23 Texas A&M in a game where Hurricanes QB Tyler Van Dyke threw for 374 yards and five touchdowns.
No. 20 Ole Miss used a huge second-half lead to pull away from No. 24 Tulane for an impressive road win.
The best game of the day is Alabama hosting Texas. This is also a weekend where several ranked teams go on the road to face unseeded opponents, so there will be plenty of other surprising possibilities in Week 2.
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The Luke Fickell Era got off to a slow start last week at home against Buffalo, but the Badgers (unsurprisingly) found success on the ground and ran away with the game late. Chez Mellusi and Braelon Allen each ran for over 140 yards in the 38-17 win. On the flip side, the Cougars’ Air Show starring Cam Ward picked up where it left off last season. The junior threw for 451 yards and three TDs in an easy 50-24 win over Colorado State. Can the Badgers slow down Ward in Pullman?
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