Watch: Sark Talks About Iowa State Win, Upcoming Game With Texas Tech

The Texas Longhorns picked up a win on the road, defeating Iowa State 26-16 on Saturday night. Texas is now 10 and 1 on the season.

Key Statistics:

  • Bert Auburn hit a career-long 50-yard field goal to give Texas a 6-3 lead going into halftime. Auburn went 3-for-3 in the win and extended his made field goal streak to 14. His streak of 14 consecutive successful field goal attempts is the third-longest in UT history.
  • He also brought his season total to 23 field goals made, tied for the second-most in a season in program history.
  • Jordan Whittington hauled in a 23-yard touchdown reception to give Texas a 13-3 lead. It was his first touchdown catch of the season and the fifth of his career. Whittington also converted a two-point conversion later in the game.
  • Gunnar Helm had a 31-yard touchdown reception to give Texas a 23-9 lead. It was his second career touchdown catch.
  • Quinn Ewers threw for 281 yards and two touchdowns. It was his ninth-straight game with at least one touchdown pass.
  • In the absence of Johnathon Brooks, freshman running back CJ Baxter got the start and carried the ball 20 times for 117 yards, averaging 5.8 yards a carry. It was his first career 100-yard game.

Up Next: Texas will host Texas Tech Friday, Nov. 24 at 6:30 p.m. CT.

Texas v Iowa State

Quarterback Quinn Ewers #3 of the Texas Longhorns throws the ball as Steve Sarkisian head coach of the Texas Longhorns watches on in the first half of play against the Iowa State Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium on November 18, 2023 in Ames, Iowa. Photo: David Purdy / Getty Images Sport / Getty Images

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