Longhorns defeated by No. 12/11 Oklahoma State, 33-16
Nov. 13, 2010
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Brandon Weeden passed for 409 yards and Kendall Hunter had two rushing touchdowns as No. 12 Oklahoma State defeated Texas, 33-16, on Saturday night.
The win kept Oklahoma State (9-1, 5-1) in first place in the Big 12 South with two games against Kansas and Oklahoma to play.The Cowboys have never won the division.
Hunter ran for 116 yards. Justin Blackmon had 145 yards receiving for the Cowboys, including a 67-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter.
Texas (4-6, 2-5) will play out of conference next week when they host Florida Atlantic.
The Cowboys took a 26-3 lead into halftime. Jeremy Smith ran for a touchdown and Weeden connected with Blackmon with a perfect throw for the touchdown that beat good coverage by Texas' best cover cornerback, Aaron Williams.
Hunter scored the final touchdown of the half on a 9-yard run and on their next possession Oklahoma State kicker Dan Bailey added a field goal with :05 left in the half.
Gilbert finished with 202 yards passing to eight different receivers, but was missing key wide receiver Marquise Goodwin, who was at a family funeral.
In the third quarter, Hunter scampered 37 yards to the Texas 1 on a screen pass. He scored on the next play with his second touchdown that made it 33-3.