When he takes the field as a punt returner, Daje Johnson doesn’t like to signal for a fair catch.
So, on Oct. 12, as a third-quarter punt sailed through the air at the Cotton Bowl, Johnson backpedaled to his 15-yard line and did not hesitate. He immediately sidestepped an Oklahoma defender and sprinted past two additional Sooners.
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TEXAS AT TCU
6:30 p.m. Saturday, FS1, 1300, 98.1