As incompetent as the Longhorns were overall at Brigham Young last week, they managed to snap at least one string of futility during their 40-21 defeat.
They scored a touchdown in the first quarter. It had been a while.
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TEXAS VS. 25-OLE MISS
7 p.m. Saturday, LHN, 1300, 98.1
FIRST THINGS FIRST
A statistical breakdown of Texas’ last five first quarters played, dating back to the final three games of 2012:
Game;Drives;Plays-Yds; 1st downs;Pts.;Score
Kansas St.;3;15;49;3;Kansas St., 7-0
Oregon St.;5;17;13;0;OSU, 10-3
FIRST QUARTERS: 2013
Total drives: 8
Total first downs: 4
Avg. yards gained, 1st down: 5.4
Avg. yards needed, 3rd downs: 5.8
Third-down conversions: 0 of 7
Fourth-down conversions: 0 of 1
Play selections, run vs. pass: 18/11