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Crushing post-game reactions to the Texas OT loss to Kansas

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There was some numbness from the outside, but a lot of pain on the team.

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“Do you know what this means for your future?”

The question in the post-game press conference for Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong was inevitable, but no less painful when it came after the Kansas Jayhawks beat Texas for the first time since 1938.

“No idea,” Strong replied while clearing his throat.

There wasn’t really anything else he could say, but the reality of the situation was obvious to all of those present and watching on television.

This is the end.

After the game, star running back D’Onta Foreman blamed himself after fumbling twice while setting a school record in carrying the ball 51 times.

Credit to Foreman for taking responsibility for his mistake after fumbling too many times amidst his incredible season.

Senior tight end Caleb Bluiett expressed solidarity with his running back.

But both Foreman and Strong still know that they are likely gone — Strong paid his $10 million to leave and Foreman off to the NFL, where he has a chance to be a high-round draft pick.

At the least, the junior ball carrier doesn’t need the wear and tear on his body of another season carrying a heavy load, though he could still return to play a final season with his twin brother Armanti.

Sophomore defensive end Charles Omenihu reacted to the loss with anger.

As one of the players most closely connected to Strong, Omenihu’s reaction was hardly surprising.

Acceptance of his head coach’s fate will likely come in the near future, however.

With that in mind, let’s take this to The End.

This is the end, beautiful friend

This is the end, my only friend, the end

Of our elaborate plans, the end

Of everything that stands, the end

No safety or surprise, the end I'll never look into your eyes, again

Can you picture what will be, so limitless and free

Desperately in need, of some, stranger's hand In a, desperate land

Lost in a Roman wilderness of pain

And all the children are insane, all the children are insane

Waiting for the summer rain, yeah

There's danger on the edge of town

Ride the King's highway, baby

Weird scenes inside the gold mine

Ride the highway west, baby

Ride the snake, ride the snake To the lake, the ancient lake, baby

The snake is long, seven miles

Ride the snake, he's old, and his skin is cold

The west is the best, the west is the best

Get here, and we'll do the rest

The blue bus is callin' us, the blue bus is callin' us

Driver, where you taken us

The killer awoke before dawn, he put his boots on

He took a face from the ancient gallery

And he walked on down the hall

He went into the room where his sister lived, and, then he

Paid a visit to his brother, and then he

He walked on down the hall, and

And he came to a door, and he looked inside

Father, yes son, I want to kill you Mother, I want to...

C'mon baby, take a chance with us

C'mon baby, take a chance with us

C'mon baby, take a chance with us

And meet me at the back of the blue bus

Doin' a blue rock, on a blue bus

Doin' a blue rock, c'mon, yeah

Kill, kill, kill, kill, kill, kill

This is the end, beautiful friend

This is the end, my only friend, the end It hurts to set you free

But you'll never follow me

The end of laughter and soft lies

The end of nights we tried to die

This is the end