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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas RB Bijan Robinson is an early 2022 Heisman favorite

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There’s news other than Quinn Ewers coming to join the Texas Longhorns.

Well, kind of.

247Sports recently released their favorites for the 2022 Heisman Trophy, and not a moment too soon. Running back Bijan Robinson, who will be a junior next season, is among them.

From 247Sports: It’s hard to imagine what Texas’s offense or team would have looked like without Bijan Robinson. As a freshman in 2020, Robinson was impressive in a small sample size and had plenty of hype this offseason, but I’m still not sure many expected him to take as gargantuan a leap as he did in 2021. At times, Robinson looked like the best running back in college football (and as Kirk Herbstreit said on the call for Texas-OU, the best player in college football). Robinson carried the offense with over 1,100 rushing and 300 yards receiving, scoring 15 touchdowns. That’s despite missing the last few games with an injury.

For Robinson to be the third Texas player to win the Heisman [all running backs], the Longhorns will need to win in 2022. If they do, he’ll be a contender for the award in his last year on the Forty Acres.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Jerritt Elliott now has some offseason to-do’s to fix Texas

Dallas Morning News: Steve Sarkisian hit the Quinn Ewers jackpot, saving Texas fans from bowl-less offseason misery

Dallas Morning News: National reaction to Texas landing Ohio State transfer Quinn Ewers: Mullet Mania is headed to Austin

Dallas Morning News: Texas DBs BJ Foster, Chris Adimora enter transfer portal

247Sports: Quinn Ewers’ arrival is right on time for Texas football

247Sports: The Quinn Ewers Timeline: How Texas’ prized quarterback ended up in Austin

247Sports: Are things heating up between Gary Patterson and Texas?

247Sports: Longhorns remaking offensive line room under Kyle Flood

Inside Texas: Column: A N-Ewer day has arrived

Inside Texas: Quinn Ewers in Sarkisian’s offense

Inside Texas: Texas DB numbers heading into 2022

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Ohio State transfer quarterback Quinn Ewers commits to Texas

5-star OT Kelvin Banks commits to Texas over Texas A&M, LSU, Miami

3-star OT Cameron Williams commits to Texas

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: The Stampede: Emptying the notebook to prepare for a busy week

247Sports: Four-star RB Terrance Gibbs high on Texas

Inside Texas: Texas Longhorns recruiting: A final best class scenario

Inside Texas: Late night recruiting: Kobie McKinzie, emptying out the notebook

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Our Daily Bears: No. 2 Baylor obliterates No. 6 Villanova 57-36

Viva the Matadors: The first day of Texas Tech-mas

Frogs O’ War: TCU flips 3-star DB recruit Kyron Chambers from Arizona

Crimson and Cream Machine: Four-star QB Nick Evers commits to OU

Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Football: Venables announces Lebby, Roof as coordinators

The Smoking Musket: West Virginia pulls away from Kent State in second half, downs Golden Flashes 63-50

Bring On The Cats: Final: K-State 82, Green Bay 64

Rock Chalk Talk: Recap: Jayhawks humiliate Missouri

WHAT WE’RE READING

SB Nation: The Broncos honored Demaryius Thomas on their first play vs. Lions

SB Nation: Justin Herbert’s 63-yard touchdown heave was the best pass of the NFL season

SB Nation: Guarantee fulfilled as Cowboys, led by defense, beat Washington 27-20

NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND

  • Texas women’s basketball topped Idaho over the weekend.