AUSTIN — Reminisce about some other great Texas-Arkansas game. This one is going down as another early season blowout for the No. 7 Longhorns.
Colt McCoy put up five touchdowns in another near-perfect start, and Texas routed Arkansas 52-10 on Saturday to hand Razorbacks coach Bobby Petrino an embarrassing debut in a border rivalry famous for close games.
The loss was the most lopsided in the series since a 35-point Texas victory in 1970. In the previous 10 meetings between Texas and Arkansas, the average margin of victory was fewer than nine points.
The Longhorns (4-0) have now outscored opponents 198-36 this season — an average margin of victory of 41 points. [read more]