Sport: Longhorns of Plenty

Texas eyes the national championship

It has never been a picnic, the annual football ferocity between the University of Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners. But this year it was strictly M*A*S*H for Texas quarterbacks. On Texas' seventh play, the starting quarterback was scissored by two Sooner defenders and carted off the field with an ankle injury that will keep him out for the season. The second-string signal caller lasted longer—nine plays—before he too went down with a torn knee. From the farthest reaches of the Texas bench came Randy McEachern, a senior quarterback...

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