Adonai Mitchell is becoming a more consistent target in the passing game for Quinn Ewers
The best receiver in this game for Ewers and the Longhorns was junior Adonai Mitchell. The former Georgia Bulldogs transfer had the most productive game of his time as a Longhorn in this win over Kansas. Mitchell registered 10 catches for 141 receiving yards (14.1 yards per catch) and one receiving touchdown.
The touchdown catch was a nice connection between Ewers and Mitchell for Texas’ only passing score of the day.
Not only was this the best game for Mitchell as a Longhorn, but it was also the most productive game of his collegiate career. Before this game, Mitchell didn’t have a 100-receiving yard game.
Mitchell and fellow junior wide receiver Xavier Worthy were tremendous for the Longhorns in the receiving game against the Jayhawks. They combined for over 200 receiving yards and 17 catches.
Mitchell and Worthy are proving to be a force to be reckoned with in the Big 12 this fall. I would argue Mitchell and Worthy are the best wide receiver duo in the Big 12, hands down this season.
There’s so much Sark and the Longhorns can do with this special wide receiver duo of Mitchell and Worthy in the passing game with Ewers. He’s working them in at every level of the field, despite the deep shots being few and far between this season.
They’ll need to come up big next weekend against the No. 14 Oklahoma Sooners in the Red River Rivalry game on Oct. 7.