Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Texas Longhorns Football 2006 Game 4 Highlights - Iowa State

Iowa State came to Austin looking for the upset but didn't do much to actually slow Texas down. Good thing they brought the weather machine. After three quarters of play, capped off by a cool Jermichael Finley touchdown snatch, the Cyclones (defined as a violent rotating windstorm made up of red birds) needed a thunderstorm (an actual rain storm) to stop the 7th ranked Longhorns.
The started up again after a short delay (ABC didn't) but neither team scored again. I guess the storm kinda took the wind out of their sails.

Or maybe it was the injuries. Selvin Young, Jamaal Charles, Michael Griffin, Brian Robison and Matt Melton all left the game. They all escaped any serious injury, but Brian Robison's knee seemed especially grievous at the time. An emotional Robison fired up his team, pounding his chest and ordering his defense to fight as he was carted off the field.
They responded.

Iowa State - 14
Texas - 37

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