AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Longhorns rode a fast start to a 42-27 Big 12 Conference victory over Kansas in front of 96,557 fans at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
Texas (5-5, 4-3) is now one win away from being bowl eligible under first-year head coach Tom Herman. The Longhorns play at West Virginia and at home against Texas Tech to close out the season.
Kansas dropped to 1-9 (0-7) with the loss. Texas quarterback Shane Buechele threw a 49-yard touchdown pass to Lorenzo Joe on the first offensive play of the game to jump-start a 28-point first quarter for the Horns. Toneil Carter, Lil’Jordan Humphrey and Chris Warren III all scored rushing touchdowns for Texas, which also scored a defensive touchdown.
Antwuan Davis, meanwhile, had three takeaways for the Longhorns’ defense in the first half. He had two interceptions and recovered a fumble in his second career start.
Kansas quarterback Carter Stanley was 27-of-43 for 268 yards with three touchdowns and three interceptions.
The Jayhawks close out the season with a home game against Oklahoma and a road game at Oklahoma State.
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