first_img Tonight is a massive contest, though, and so far, the Longhorns are not looking fully back.It was LSU 20, Texas 7 after two quarters.Is Texas back or not?Texas… not back— Doug Gottlieb (@GottliebShow) September 8, 2019Texas is not back folks.— Felipe (@FelipeRobles36) September 8, 2019Texas is very much so not back— Nathan McCleland (@mcclevage5) September 8, 2019Texas: Not Back— Matthew Travis (@Mjtrav627) September 8, 2019It’s only been two quarters, of course, and the Longhorns have time to get back in this time, pull out a win and emerge as legitimate College Football Playoff contenders.The “Texas isn’t back” jokes will be flying if that doesn’t happen, though.Texas and LSU are underway in the second half on ABC. Texas QB Sam Ehlinger celebrating.NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JANUARY 01: Sam Ehlinger #11 of the Texas Longhorns celebrates after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 28-21 during the Allstate Sugar Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 01, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)Sam Ehlinger said the two words every Texas fan has wanted to hear following the Longhorns’ blowout win over Georgia in the Sugar Bowl last January.“Longhorn Nation — we’re baaaaaaaaack!” he declared.A lot of people believed this, too.Texas came into the 2019 season ranked inside the top 10. The Longhorns were a popular Big 12 championship pick. ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit had Texas in his College Football Playoff.last_img

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