Jonathon Brooks is a dude
A player who nearly won this game for the Longhorns was redshirt sophomore standout running back Jonathon Brooks. For the fourth consecutive game, Brooks rushed for over 100 yards. He tallied 139 rushing yards on 22 carries (5.9 yards per carry) and one rushing touchdown against the Sooners.
He also contributed to the Texas offense in the receiving game, coming up with five catches for 34 yards. That included a nice one-handed catch from Brooks to put Texas in a short-yardage situation to move the chains.
Brooks continued to perform at the level of one of the top running backs in the nation against Oklahoma. He made key plays late for the Longhorns, including the touchdown to tie the game up in the fourth quarter.
It’s a shame the Longhorns couldn’t finish the deal and get the win. Texas’ skill guys, namely Brooks and redshirt senior wide receiver Jordan Whittington, played well enough to hold up their end of the bargain.
In the last four games, Brooks has rushed for 627 yards, five rushing touchdowns, and over seven yards per carry.