TEXAS 45, LOUISIANA TECH 14
GAME ONE – AUG. 31 – AUSTIN, TEXAS
AUSTIN, Texas – Sam Ehlinger tied a career high with four touchdown passes
and the defense pitched a shutout through three quarters to give No. 10/10 Texas
(1-0, 0-0) a 45-14 win over Louisiana Tech (0-1, 0-0) on Saturday night at Darrell
K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. The Longhorns jumped out to a 24-0 lead at
halftime were up 38-0 through three quarters.
• Sam Ehlinger started the game 15-of-18 with three touchdowns, as the Longhorns scored on three
of their first four drives.
• On Louisiana Tech’s first possession of the second quarter, Jacoby Jones forced a fumble and
Brandon Jones recovered it to set up the Longhorns’ third touchdown of the game.
• A Joseph Ossai interception in the second quarter setup a Cameron Dicker 43-yard field goal to
make the Texas lead 24-0 before halftime.
• To start the second half, the Longhorns defense got a stop on fourth down to set up another
touchdown drive. Ehlinger connected with Brennan Eagles for the wide receivers second score of
• Keaontay Ingram scored from one yard out to give Texas a 38-0 lead in the third quarter. Ingram
finished with 78 yards rushing on 11 carries and 121 total all-purpose yards.
• Casey Thompson put the finishing touches on the game with a one-yard touchdown run in his first
career game action.
• Texas totaled 454 yards of offense and rushed for 164 total yards.
LSU 45, TEXAS 38
GAME TWO – SEPT. 7 – AUSTIN, TEXAS
AUSTIN, Texas – Despite a career-high 401 passing yards and five total touchdowns
by quarterback Sam Ehlinger, No. 9/9 Texas (1-1, 0-0) fell, 45-38, to No.
6/6 LSU at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday night.
• Sam Ehlinger’s 401 passing yards marked the sixth 400-yard passing game by a Texas quarterback
in program history.
• Ehlinger tied a career high with five total touchdowns accounted for. He passed for a career-high
tying four touchdowns and rushed for one.
• Devin Duvernay and Brennan Eagles each finished with over 100 yards receiving, which is the 16th
time Texas has had pair of 100-yard receivers in a single game.
• After LSU opened the scoring with a field goal on its first possession, Texas grabbed a first
quarter lead on a 55-yard pass from Sam Ehlinger to Brennan Eagles.
2019 SEASON IN REVIEW
62 DECEMBER 31, 2019 / OFFICIAL GAME PROGRAM