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Texas Longhorns vs Iowa State Cyclones Recap - Longhorns Win 26-16

CJ Baxter tore up the turf for 117 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Longhorns to a 26-16 win over the Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Longhorns were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 44.0.

CJ Baxter rushed for 117 yards, while Jaydon Blue added 18 yards in the win. Xavier Worthy and Jordan Whittington added 77 and 56 receiving yards respectively.

Abu Sama III rushed for 11 yards for Iowa State, while Eli Sanders added 10 yards. Rocco Becht threw for 323 yards for the Cyclones, while receivers Jayden Higgins and Easton Dean had 104 and 66 yards respectively.

Iowa State lost the offensive yardage battle to Texas 404-332 yards in Saturday's game. Texas had more first downs as that total ended up 23-16.

The time of possession battle favored Texas as their offense was on the field for 31:18, longer than the 28:42 of their opponents.

Texas heads into a 13 battle against Texas Tech. Iowa State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Kansas State.