Robinson, Texas running game rumble over Rice 58-0

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Texas quarterback Casey Thompson (11) hands the ball off to Bijan Robinson (5) during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Rice on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bijan Robinson ran for three touchdowns in the first half and Texas rebounded from a humiliating loss a week earlier by pounding Rice 58-0. The Longhorns rushed for 427 yards after managing just 256 total yards in a loss at Arkansas that knocked Texas out of the Top 25. Robinson scored on run of of 6, 7 and 62 yards and finished with 127 on 13 carries. Roschon Johnson broke four tackles on a 72-yard scoring romp as Texas built a 44-0 lead by halftime. Longhorns quarterback Casey Thompson passed for two touchdowns.