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                      === BYU entertains No. 15 Texas ===
 
 Provo, UT (Sports Network) - The 15th-ranked Texas Longhorns will attempt to
 move to 2-0 on the young season when they take on the BYU Cougars on Saturday
 evening.
 
 Texas started the 2013 campaign in a big way, easily dismissing New Mexico
 State in a 56-7 final, while setting a program record with 715 yards of total
 offense. The Longhorns have now come away victorious in 14 consecutive season
 openers, and they've won eight straight games played before the month of
 October dating back to 2011.
 
 "Happy with a win," said Texas head coach Mack Brown, who's team held just a
 14-7 lead heading into halftime. "I'm proud of the guys that kept their head
 in there and kept their composure and played a great second half."
 
 BYU opened its season with a difficult road contest against Virginia, but
 while it held a lead late in the fourth quarter, it surrendered the game-
 winning touchdown with less than three minutes to play as it dropped the
 contest, 19-16. The Cougars had previously not lost a season opener since
 2006.
 
 The Cougars have beaten the Longhorns in two of three previous meetings,
 although Texas won the latest in 2011, 17-16.
 
 Surprisingly, Texas went scoreless in the first quarter of its opener, but it
 managed to make up for lost time in a hurry and finished with 49 unanswered
 points.
 
 "We've got good players on offense," Texas offensive coordinator Major
 Applewhite said. "We can be explosive. Things started to fall our way and we
 got out of our own way and the guys started to play, (and) what's encouraging
 is the maturity of the guys to do that."
 
 David Ash made a few mistakes with a couple of interceptions, but other than
 that he was outstanding. He completed 20-of-28 passes for 343 yards to go
 along with a career-high-tying four touchdowns. Ash was also a factor out of
 the pocket with 91 rushing yards, including a 55-yard touchdown.
 
 Malcolm Brown needed just three receptions to reach 109 yards, with most of
 his production coming on a 74-yard touchdown. Mike Davis, Daje Johnson and
 John Harris all found themselves on the receiving end of Ash's scoring strikes
 as well.
 
 The Longhorns racked up 359 rushing yards without any player topping the
 century mark. Jalen Overstreet led the way with 92 yards on just nine carries,
 plunging into the end zone on two occasions. Joe Bergeron added 79 yards, and
 Johnson added to his total yardage with 62 yards on the ground and another
 score.
 
 Texas naturally took its foot off the gas pedal late in the game, which
 allowed NMSU to finish with 346 yards, but it was still an impressive
 defensive performance as it forced three turnovers.
 
 Cedric Reed racked up 10 tackles in the triumph to go with a sack and two QB
 hurries. Shiro Davis also had a sack, while Adrian Phillips logged six tackles
 and an interception.
 
 Despite putting up 362 yards in its opener, BYU's offense was done in by a
 lack of efficiency as it converted just 7-of-23 third down attempts. The team
 was also somewhat undisciplined, committing seven penalties.
 
 The rushing attack was solid, gaining 187 yards, but the squad needed 53
 carries to do so (3.5 ypc) and head coach Bronco Mendenhall is not pleased
 with his team's performance in the trenches.
 
 "We have some work to do in terms of our front play and being physical,"
 Mendenhall said.
 
 Jamaal Wilson was a workhorse, earning a career-high 33 carries for 144 yards.
 
 Even with all the rushing attempts, Taysom Hill still found time to throw 40
 passes, although he was off the mark all game (13-of-40), finishing with 175
 yards, a touchdown and an interception. He also added 42 rushing yards and
 another score on the ground.
 
 JD Falslev hauled in Hill's touchdown pass, a four-yarder in the second
 quarter. Ross Apo led the receivers with 59 yards on two grabs.
 
 Defensively, the Cougars were outstanding in defeat, holding Virginia to 223
 yards and 14 first downs, although the unit couldn't come through with a stop
 late in the game.
 
 Eathyn Manumaleuna and Uani Unga both registered 10 tackles. Kyle Van Noy
 logged 2.5 TFL and a pass break-up, and Craig Bills had an interception.
 
 
 
 09/04 11:29:33 ET

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