The Big 12 has named Texas Longhorns true freshman running back Bijan Robinson the latest newcomer of the week, after Robinson carried 12 times for 113 yards and recorded a 35-yard reception that allowed for the Longhorns to kneel down to end the game.
Bijan Robinson carried the ball 1️⃣2️⃣ times for 1️⃣1️⃣3️⃣ yards against WVU - recording the first -yard game of his true FR season with @TexasFootball. His 1️⃣1️⃣3️⃣ yards are the most rushing yards by a Longhorn this season. @Bijan5Robinson is the #Big12FB Newcomer of the Week. pic.twitter.com/r6oGP2yxDC— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) November 9, 2020
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Big 12 applauds Bijan Robinson for his first 100-yard game at Texas
Austin American-Statesman: Longhorn Confidential: Should Bijan Robinson be a 20-carry running back at Texas?
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Big 12 defenses are out to shatter the league’s old offense-first stereotype
Austin American-Statesman: Bye week gives No. 21 Texas a chance for passing game retooling, offensive tune up
Austin American-Statesman: Texas DT Keondre Coburn’s ankle injury not as bad as feared, could play vs. Kansas
Dallas Morning News: Without in-person recruiting, Tom Herman says bye week looks vastly different for Longhorns’ staff
247Sports: Cameron Dicker’s biggest moment as a punter
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: Big 12 recruiting rankings signal gloomy future
247Sports: Gharin Stansbury opens up on Texas offer, commitment status
247Sports: Ja’Tavion Sanders updates his commitment status
247Sports: Arden Walker down to four schools with decision looming
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: Baylor ranked No. 2 in preseason AP top 25; Bears received 24 first place votes
Frogs O’ War: Press Conference Recap: With depth at CB waning, is GP ready to take snaps?
Cowboys Ride For Free: Oklahoma State athletics reports 17 active COVID-19 cases, but none within football team
The Smoking Musket: Bob Huggins expects improved three-point shooting for the No. 15 Mountaineers
Wide Right & Natty Lite: Cyclone Sweep: Hall and Rose collect Big 12 honors
Rock Chalk Talk: Ranking the 2021 rotation
Bring On the Cats: COVID-19 hits football team again
WHAT WE’RE READING
Banner Society: The Big 12 could be headed towards a fascinating, historic conference championship game
NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND
- Texas junior forward Shae Routt has left Texas women’s basketball, the Austin American-Statesman reports.
Shae Routt continues mother’s Texas basketball legacy https://t.co/Aw5IndMPcL— Jose Loera (@JoseLoera) September 10, 2020
- Texas women’s basketball is also entering the season unranked.