AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Colt McCoy and the No. 1 Texas Longhorns
might face their toughest test yet this week, traveling across the
state to play at No. 6 Texas Tech on Saturday.
With McCoy making a couple of mistakes against Oklahoma State
that made him look human for the first time in weeks, and a banged
up secondary, a chilly night on the wind-swept high plains of West
Texas looks pretty scary to coach Mack Brown.
"Our reward," Brown said after a 28-24 win Saturday over
Oklahoma State, "is Tech won 63-21 (over Kansas). We've still got
some work to do."
Wide receiver Quan Cosby said the Longhorns expect nothing less
that a wild and rowdy reception in Lubbock.
"It's what we come here for," Cosby said. "It's the
atmosphere, I think it's going to be another great crowd out there,
a night game ... and that's what you come (to Texas) for."
Texas' rise to No. 1 happened almost exclusively at home and
within the Lone Star State. The only true road games this season
have been at Texas-El Paso in week two and a Big 12-opening win at
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