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Marshall 30, North Texas 13: What We Learned

Three takeaways from the Mean Green's loss to the Thundering Herd.

Photo by Gary Faulkenberry North Texas fell to 0-7 on the season with a 30-13 loss at Marshall. What did we learn? DCTF’s Greg Tepper breaks it down. It may not look like it, but North Texas is getting better. I made the comment on Twitter that the Mean Green’s 24-0 halftime deficit (which actually ended up being 24-3 after…

Rice 38, Army 31: What We Learned

It was a rainy day in Houston, but the Owls earned their fourth win of the season.

Photo by Richard Badillo The fast start. You don’t win the game in the first quarter, but your chances improve when you get off to the start that Rice did today. Everything went right for the Owls in the opening minutes. The team’s first two drives resulted in touchdowns, and the defense forced turnovers on its first two appearances. The…

Houston 59, UCF 10: What We Learned

The Cougars continue to lay waste to the rest of the American Athletic Conference.

Have yourself a game, Kenneth Farrow. Houston’s rushing has been impressive all season, but the senior’s performance against UCF was something else. Farrow rushed for 167 yards on 13 carries and scored three touchdowns – in just three quarters. He tore through the Knights’ defense, finding holes in the defensive line and reading the secondary well. He showed off his…

Texas 23, Kansas State 9: What We Learned

The Longhorns pull away late to grab a vital win over the Wildcats in Austin.

Photo by Charlton Gladden Was the win over Oklahoma a turning point or a fluke? It’s what everyone’s been asking in the two weeks since the Longhorns knocked off the Sooners 24-17, and the answer after today is probably: Somewhere in-between? In a game Texas should have won, it did. In less than ideal conditions, it persevered. Tasked with going…

Baylor 45, Iowa State 27: What We Learned

Breaking down the Bears' often sloppy win over the Cyclones.

Photo by Pat Carrigan It wasn’t always pretty, but Baylor got past Big 12 rival Iowa State, 45-27 in a rainy Waco on Saturday. What did we learn? DCTF’s Mike Craven breaks it down. Baylor did its job in a 45-27 victory over Iowa State. The Baylor offense was as sloppy as the conditions in Waco for most of the…

Friday Night Five: Lake Travis makes a statement, Canadian asserts its dominance, and much more

In one of the most chaotic weather nights we’ll ever see in Texas high school football, a few important stories emerged. Lake Travis finally played someone, and they truly impressed. The Cavaliers continued their dominance over rival Westlake with a 35-14 win at Chaparral Stadium, and proved that their schedule, at least for now, is not a hindrance. Charlie Brewer…