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Texas notebook: UT backfield catches on as running game continues to stall

Texas notebook: UT backfield catches on as running game continues to stall

DALLAS — Texas’ running backs made contributions with their hands instead of their legs on Saturday. Chris Warren III, Kyle Porter and Toneil Carter were limited to 17 yards on 14 attempts in a 29-24 loss to Oklahoma. With 106 yards, quarterback Sam Ehlinger led Texas in rushing for the second consecutive week. For the […] The post Texas notebook: UT backfield catches on as running game continues to stall appeared first on Hook Em.
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 13, 2017
Texas freshmen RBs could play more against Oklahoma

Texas freshmen RBs could play more against Oklahoma

Put them on the field and give them the ball. Five games into the season, the two Texas Longhorns running backs with the highest average yards per carry are the freshmen — Toneil Carter and Daniel Young. As sophomore Kyle Porter struggles to break tackles on his way to an average of less than three yards per carry and head coach Tom Herman publicly criticizes junior Chris Warren III for his inconsistent ability to fall forward and pick up extra yardage, it may be time for the youth movement. The problem, as Herman pointed out on Thursday, is that it’s difficult to play four running...
Despite misses against Kansas State, Texas not ready to look for another kicker

Despite misses against Kansas State, Texas not ready to look for another kicker

For many Texas fans, the lasting memory from UT’s 40-34 double-overtime win over Kansas State will be Chris Warren III’s game-ending push into the end zone. What would have happened if Warren not scored on that third-down attempt from the Kansas State 2? Texas coach Tom Herman said on Monday that he would have trusted […] The post Despite misses against Kansas State, Texas not ready to look for another kicker appeared first on Hook Em.
What Tom Herman said after Texas beat Kansas State 40-34 in double overtime

What Tom Herman said after Texas beat Kansas State 40-34 in double overtime

Texas earned its second straight victory in dramatic fashion on Saturday, finishing off Kansas State 40-34 in double overtime on a 2-yard run by Chris Warren III. Afterward, Longhorns coach Tom Herman spoke to the media about how his team was able to pull out the win. Here’s some of what he had to say. […] The post What Tom Herman said after Texas beat Kansas State 40-34 in double overtime appeared first on Hook Em.
Our 4 Texas-Kansas State pregame questions — answered

Our 4 Texas-Kansas State pregame questions — answered

Saturday morning, we looked at four questions that Texas was facing ahead of its matchup with Kansas State. Here’s how they played out: 1. Which running back got the most touches? Again, the end result was negligible. The technical answer is Chris Warren III, who had eight touches — seven carries for 14 yards and […] The post Our 4 Texas-Kansas State pregame questions — answered appeared first on Hook Em.
WATCH: Texas RB Chris Warren III pushes across game-winning touchdown in double OT

WATCH: Texas RB Chris Warren III pushes across game-winning touchdown in double OT

Chris Warren III wouldn’t be denied. On third-and-goal from the 2-yard line in double overtime, the Texas running back found the end zone with a second effort to secure a 40-34 victory over Kansas State. Final: Texas 40, Kansas State 34 (2 OT). Longhorns (3-2) are 2-0 in Big 12 play after Chris Warren III […] The post WATCH: Texas RB Chris Warren III pushes across game-winning touchdown in double OT appeared first on Hook Em.
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 7, 2017
Texas Longhorns win double-OT thriller against Kansas State, 40-34

Texas Longhorns win double-OT thriller against Kansas State, 40-34

Boom. In a return home to Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, the Texas Longhorns used a little teamwork from multiple blockers to usher junior running back Chris Warren III the final four yards for a walk-off touchdown against the Kansas State Wildcats in double overtime, 40-34. Time to celebrate.
Texas vs. Kansas State: 4 questions facing the Horns

Texas vs. Kansas State: 4 questions facing the Horns

Four questions facing Texas on Saturday night against Kansas State: 1. Which running back will get the most touches? Sophomore Kyle Porter leads Texas with 46 rushing attempts, but junior Chris Warren III has been more productive. Tom Herman also said freshman Toneil Carter will get more playing time after last week’s performance at Iowa […] The post Texas vs. Kansas State: 4 questions facing the Horns appeared first on Hook Em.
Texas 17, Iowa State 7: The expanded box score

Texas 17, Iowa State 7: The expanded box score

A statistical and scoring breakdown of Texas’ win over Iowa State: First quarter Texas 7, Iowa State 0. Chris Warren III had five carries on the opening touchdown drive, which already exceeded his workload in the USC game. The Longhorns also recovered their own fumble on the drive and were bailed out of a third-down […] The post Texas 17, Iowa State 7: The expanded box score appeared first on Hook Em.
WATCH: Texas RB Chris Warren III fumbles on reverse gone wrong

WATCH: Texas RB Chris Warren III fumbles on reverse gone wrong

Texas tried to get cute on its second offensive possession and ended up turning the ball over. The Longhorns tried what looked to be a reverse, except running back Chris Warren III botched the handoff. An Iowa State defender stepped into Warren’s path, and he tried an overhand pitch to wide receiver Armanti Foreman. The […] The post WATCH: Texas RB Chris Warren III fumbles on reverse gone wrong appeared first on Hook Em.
Pro Football Focus: Texas RB Chris Warren III among Big 12’s most ‘elusive’ runners

Pro Football Focus: Texas RB Chris Warren III among Big 12’s most ‘elusive’ runners

The number-crunchers at Pro Football Focus did the math on which Big 12 running backs are most “elusive,” and what they found might raise some Texas fans’ eyebrows. The popular analytics website defines elusiveness as “a runner’s success beyond the point of being helped by his blockers.” Among Big 12 running backs with a minimum […] The post Pro Football Focus: Texas RB Chris Warren III among Big 12’s most ‘elusive’ runners appeared first on Hook Em.
The Whys of Texas: Questions galore about Chris Warren, going for 2 and those Pac-12 refs

The Whys of Texas: Questions galore about Chris Warren, going for 2 and those Pac-12 refs

For all the frustrations over Chris Warren III, the apparent no-calls by Pac-12 officials and late-night play-calling hysterics, let’s all remember one thing: Texas almost knocked out No. 4 USC. In Los Angeles, no less. Nobody that I saw gave the Longhorns a shot on the road against the Trojans, who were more than two-touchdown […] The post The Whys of Texas: Questions galore about Chris Warren, going for 2 and those Pac-12 refs appeared first on Hook Em.
WATCH: Tom Herman not in the best of moods with Chris Warren III, playcalling questions

WATCH: Tom Herman not in the best of moods with Chris Warren III, playcalling questions

The Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss Tom Herman’s Monday press conference. They wonder about the usage of running back Chris Warren III during the Longhorns’ close loss to USC on Saturday and whether Herman is happy with the playcalling this season. The post WATCH: Tom Herman not in the best of moods with Chris Warren III, playcalling questions appeared first on Hook Em.
Where was Texas RB Chris Warren III against USC?

Where was Texas RB Chris Warren III against USC?

Where’s Chris Warren III? Well, Tim Beck has ignored his best running back before. Beck and Ed Warinner were co-offensive coordinators at Ohio State in 2015. Ezekiel Elliott, who had rushed for more than 3,500 collegiate yards by that time, had just 12 carries for 33 yards in a stunning loss to No. 9 Michigan […] The post Where was Texas RB Chris Warren III against USC? appeared first on Hook Em.

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