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Nobody at Texas A&M was lamenting Johnny Manziel's absence Thursday night when his replacement, Kenny Hill, was torching South Carolina in Columbia, SC, to the tune of 511 passing yards and three touchdowns in a surprising 52-28 rout.
The Texas Longhorns got off to a fast start in the Charlie Strong era against the North Texas Mean Green with a dominant defensive performance that featured four takeaways, a defensive touchdown, and less than 100 yards allowed.
Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third, leading TCU to a 48-14 victory over FCS Samford in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.
As luck would have it, we'll have to wait to see his contributions. Porter could miss the first couple of weeks this season with a recent hamstring injury, writes the mothership.
Opening day generates its own excitement and anticipation. Of course, in this era of the eternal hype and enough reverberating repetitions to make an echo blush, we can look into the mirrored image and see what the past is serving up this Saturday.
TCU coach Gary Patterson looks forward to seeing how the Horned Frogs' new sped-up offense does in a game.
A College Station furniture store says it will keep its promise to pick up the tab for more than $1 million in merchandise after Texas A&M defeated South Carolina on the gridiron.
Gamecock Central: USC ambushed by high-flying Aggies . " With fast-paced East Carolina, which runs the frenetic Air Raid offense, coming to Columbia on September 6, the next nine days promise many sleepless nights for defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward and USC's defensive staff."
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Figure the Sun Bowl will be loud and rockin' at 10 p.m. Central on a Saturday night.
Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards and No.
South Carolina wide receiver Nick Jones runs for a touchdown after making a catch against Texas A&M during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. .
Each week in this space, I plan to give you, the faithful HoustonPress.com news blog reader, six picks against the spread for the upcoming football weekend.
After nine months of anticipation, major college football is finally back. And, as has been the case so often in recent years, a South Carolina game brings about the dawn of the new season.
The Texas Longhorns declined to release a depth chart during the spring under new head coach Charlie Strong, so when the Horns finally did release the starters and back ups for the season opener against North Texas, it was the first of the Strong era.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 02:46 am
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