SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The No. 20 Texas Football Team won the Valero Alamo Bowl for the second year in a row and recorded their fourth straight win under Tom Herman with a 55:23 win over Colorado (4 : 2; 3: 1 Pac-12) Tuesday at the Alamodome IMPORTANT MOMENTS & NOTES
• Seven of the 22 Texas v Colorado starters were newbies, including six real newbies. Four of these seven were making their first college starts. In addition, senior WR Brenden Schooler and second LB Jett Bush started in Texas for the first time on Tuesday night
• It took the Longhorns just four games and 50 seconds of play to score the first points of the Alamo Bowl when real freshman RB Bijan Robinson stormed into the end zone from eight meters away. He also logged a 27-yard carry for UT’s first scrimmage Game one, followed by a 39 yard reception from WR Joshua Moore
• The Texas Defense forced Colorado to lose three on the first two possessions of the game. On the third possession, the Buffaloes moved the chains for the first time and then immediately had a pass, LB DeMarvion’s overshown at UT’s 11-yard line was intercepted Overshown has seen a pass separation or an interception in eight out of ten games this season
• With Texas owned, Robinson broke a 50-yard run and later added a second touchdown on a 14-yard pass from QB Sam Ehlinger to give the Longhorns a 14-0 lead after the first quarter
• Newcomer DL Alfred Collins, one of the seven newcomers to start Tuesday, played an acrobratic game to log his first career interception and keep the Buffalo goalless in the first quarter
• Junior K Cameron Dicker scored a 53-yard field goal late in the second quarter to give Texas a 17-7 advantage. It was his third 50-yard career goal that was the seventh most in school history. Dickers Kick was that too Second-longest field goal by a Longhorn in a bowl game and the longest kick made in the Alamo Bowl record
• Real freshman DL Vernon Broughton, who made his second appearance this season, logged his first career bag to force Colorado to score a 40-yard field goal while driving in Texas towards the end of the first half Kick went through the posts and made it a 17-10 Longhorn advantage at halftime
• In the third quarter, second QB Casey Thompson took over Ehlinger, who left the game at halftime with an injury. Robinson broke a 66-yard run – the second longest run of a Longhorn in a bowl game – and then found Thompson on Thompson’s first drive past the center WR Joshua Moore on a 13 yard touchdown pass to give Texas a 24-10 advantage
• Thompson found Moore in possession of the Longhorns again, this time with a 25-yard hit to give Texas a 31-10 lead. Moore’s two touchdowns tied the school record for touchdowns in a bowl game and he was the first to do so Mark since Jordan Shipley met in the 2010 BCS Championship Game against Alabama
• Thompson threw his third touchdown in the first game of the fourth quarter and linked with Robinson on a 23-yard score. It was Robinson’s second touchdown of the game (third overall win) that set him with Moore and seven others for the school’s touchdown record He is the first Texas to run back to score multiple touchdowns in a bowl game
• Thompson tossed a 73-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, his fourth touchdown, to freshman WR Kelvontay Dixon, his first touchdown of his career to give Texas a 48-23 lead. Thompson’s four touchdowns connect Major Applewhite (2001 Holiday) most with a longhorn in a bowl game, while Dixon’s 73-yard catch was the fifth-longest UT record in a bowl game
• On his fourth touchdown, Thompson was replaced at quarterback by real freshman Hudson Card. Thompson finished 8-of-10 for 170 yards and four touchdowns, leaving Texas 48-23 ahead
• In the middle of the fourth quarter, the second RB Roschon Johnson dropped out of a 21-yard touchdown run to increase Texas ‘lead to 55-23. His run helped break Texas’ bowl game records for most Breaking points and the most yards of total insult The Longhorns finished the Alamo Bowl Tuesday with 55 points and 638 yards offensive (335 pass / 303 rush) Texas is the first FBS program to feature in a bowl game since Oregon in the Rose Bowl vs. Florida State THE WRAP-UP
The Valero Alamo Bowl closes the 2020 season for the Longhorns, who finish with a 7-3 record (5-3 Big 12) Texas is currently expected to open its 2021 season against Louisiana on Saturday, September 4, at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium

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