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Following the bye week, coordinators Tim Beck and Todd Orlando spoke Wednesday about how both sides of the ball are confident going into their matchup against West Virginia. Now moving into their fifth game of the season, players are also feeling good.
Texas went into the bye week on a high note after beating the Oklahoma State Cowboys 36-30 with a dominant performance by the defensive line. Now refreshed, Texas comes out of its first bye week of the season and looks forward to West Virginia.
Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte and Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork spoke about reinstating the Lone Star Showdown on Friday at a panel during the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival. The teams haven't faced off since 2011, but Del Conte is adamant about resuming the rivalry.
Tom Herman talked to the quarterback-turned-running back about whether or not he would play only the allotted amount of four games and redshirt, forcing him to sit out the remainder of the season, or if he would continue to suit up and play this year.
Texas’ bye week couldn’t have come at a better time. Key positions on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball have been decimated, as injuries have taken their toll after a rough first four games of the season.