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Texas QB McCoy looks to continue dynamic debut

Sep 1, 2007 - 12:09 PM Arkansas State at No. 4 Texas 7:00 pm EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (Ticker) -- Colt McCoy likely will not suffer a sophomore slump against Arkansas State.

After a sensational freshman season, McCoy leads No. 4 Texas into a season-opening matchup against the Sun Belt Conference squad Saturday.

McCoy replaced superstar quarterback Vince Young in impressive fashion last year, throwing for 2,570 yards and 29 touchdowns, which tied the NCAA record for a first-year player. As a result, McCoy was named the Big 12 Conference Offensive Freshman of the Year.

Texas appeared on the verge of a second straight appearance in the Big 12 title game after beating South Division rival Oklahoma, but the team suffered consecutive losses to Kansas State and Texas A&M late in the season after McCoy suffered injuries in both contests.

The Longhorns had to make do with an appearance in the Alamo Bowl and narrowly defeated a mediocre Iowa team.

The Longhorns should again be dynamic on offense and up front on defense, but the secondary will be suspect after losing Aaron Ross and Michael Griffin to the NFL.

Duane Akina, a former defensive co-coordinator, will make play calls after fellow co-coordinator Gene Chizik was named the head coach at Big 12 rival Iowa State.

Arkansas State went 6-6 overall last season, including 4-3 in the Sun Belt - the weakest of the 11 Football Bowl Subdivision conferences. The team is led offensively by running back Reggie Arnold, a 1,000-yard rusher as a freshman last year.

The Indians will be meeting the Longhorns for the first time.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ARKANSAS ST 3 0 0 10 13
    TEXAS (4) 14 0 7 0 21 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TEXAS - TD, LIMAS SWEED 35 YD PASS FROM
    COLT MCCOY (RYAN BAILEY KICK),
    2:35. TEXAS 7-0
    ARKANSAS ST - FG, JOSH ARAUCO 45 YD, 6:48. TEXAS
    7-3
    TEXAS - TD, ANTWAN COBB 16 YD PASS FROM
    COLT MCCOY (RYA

    Sep 1 10:21 PM



  • TD ARKANSAS ST REGGIE ARNOLD 2 YD RUN (JOSH ARAUCO KICK)






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  • NCAAF
    TD ARKANSAS ST
    REGGIE ARNOLD 2 YD RUN
    (JOSH ARAUCO KICK)
    ARKANSAS ST 13
    TEXAS (4) 21 0:56 LEFT, 4TH QTR

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  • NCAAF
    FG ARKANSAS ST
    JOSH ARAUCO 28 YD
    ARKANSAS ST 6
    TEXAS (4) 21 9:29 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Arkansas State vs. Texas(4)Sep 1 9:49 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ARKANSAS ST 3 0 0 3
    TEXAS (4) 14 0 7 21 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TEXAS - TD, LIMAS SWEED 35 YD PASS FROM
    COLT MCCOY (RYAN BAILEY KICK),
    2:35. TEXAS 7-0
    ARKANSAS ST - FG, JOSH ARAUCO 45 YD, 6:48. TEXAS
    7-3
    TEXAS - TD, ANTWAN COBB 16 YD PASS FROM

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  • NCAAF
    TD TEXAS
    JAMAAL CHARLES 10 YD RUN
    (RYAN BAILEY KICK)
    ARKANSAS ST 3
    TEXAS (4) 21 3:09 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Arkansas State vs. Texas(4)Sep 1 9:22 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    ARKANSAS ST 3 0 3
    TEXAS (4) 14 0 14 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TEXAS - TD, LIMAS SWEED 35 YD PASS FROM
    COLT MCCOY (RYAN BAILEY KICK),
    2:35. TEXAS 7-0
    ARKANSAS ST - FG, JOSH ARAUCO 45 YD, 6:48. TEXAS
    7-3
    TEXAS - TD, ANTWAN COBB 16 YD PASS FROM
    COLT MC

    Sep 1 8:36 PM


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    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    ARKANSAS ST 3 3
    TEXAS (4) 14 14 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TEXAS - TD, LIMAS SWEED 35 YD PASS FROM
    COLT MCCOY (RYAN BAILEY KICK),
    2:35. TEXAS 7-0
    ARKANSAS ST - FG, JOSH ARAUCO 45 YD, 6:48. TEXAS
    7-3
    TEXAS - TD, ANTWAN COBB 16 YD PASS FROM

    Sep 1 7:45 PM



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  • NCAAF
    TD TEXAS
    ANTWAN COBB 16 YD PASS FROM COLT MCCOY
    (RYAN BAILEY KICK)
    ARKANSAS ST 3
    TEXAS (4) 14 2:49 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Arkansas State vs. Texas(4)Sep 1 7:36 PM



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    Arkansas State vs. Texas(4)Sep 1 7:20 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG ARKANSAS ST
    JOSH ARAUCO 45 YD
    ARKANSAS ST 3
    TEXAS (4) 7 8:12 LEFT, 1ST QTR

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  • NCAAF
    TD TEXAS
    LIMAS SWEED 35 YD PASS FROM COLT MCCOY
    (RYAN BAILEY KICK)
    ARKANSAS ST 0
    TEXAS (4) 7 12:25 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Arkansas State vs. Texas(4)Sep 1 7:12 PM