The Longhorns’ uptempo offense started the season going nowhere fast.
But after 28 minutes of sputtering, Texas put the pedal to the metal and left New Mexico State in its dust. The Longhorns wore down the Aggies and then big-played them into oblivion.
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HURRY UP, OFFENSE
A look at Texas’ first-game statistics, and the Longhorns’ production Saturday night compared to last year’s averages:
Points per game;35.7;56.0
No. of plays;68.5;72
Yards per play;6.3;9.9
Time of possession;30:50;23:48