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In week 5 the Texas Longhorns head to Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas to face the Kansas Jayhawks Saturday. The Longhorns are 1-2 SU and 2-1 ATS. The Jayhawks are 2-1 SU and 1-2 ATS.

Texas is coming off a close loss 20-17 almost beating the 12th ranked UCLA Bruins. Quarterback Tyrone Swoopes who has 372 passing yards and 3 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Johnathan Gray leads the rushing game with 178 yards on 37 carries and a 4.8 yards per carry average. John Harris leads the wide receivers with 247 yards and 3 touchdowns.

The Texas Longhorns defense through week 4 has allowed 22.7 points per game and 322 yards per game.

Kansas is coming off a win 24-10 against Central Michigan last week. Quarterback Montell Cozart and who has 511 yards and 5 touchdowns lead 16 this season. Corey Avery leads the rushing game with 213 yards, 1 touchdown and a 4.6 yards per carry average. Tony Pierson leads the wide receivers with 124 yards and 1 touchdown.

The Kansas Jayhawks defense has allowed 26.3 points per game and 403 yards per game through week 4.

Keys to Texas win

The Longhorns will have to shut down quarterback Montell Cozart. In addition, the Longhorns will need Tyrone Swoopes to play his best game of the season.

Keys to Kansas win

Kansas will have to shut down Johnathan Gray. In addition, the Jayhawks defense will have to play a great game.

Injuries

Texas – Kennedy Estelle, Daje Johnson, Greg Daniels, Josh Turner, Desmond Jackson, Deoundrei Harrison, Erik Huhn, David Ash, Dominic Espinosa, Rami Hammad, Miles Onyegbule

Kansas – Damon Martin, Mike Smithburg, Kevin Short, Brandon Bourbon, Taylor Cox

Favorite

Texas -13.5

Conclusion

This will be a close game. However, the Longhorns defense will hold the Jayhawks score down enough. The Longhorns will improve to 2-2 on the season.

About David Campbell

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