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Kansas falls to Texas 59-20

Jayhawks actually had a chance in this one, but end up getting blown out.

Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

The cure for what ails ya, if you're a "struggling" football team, you want to see the Jayhawks on your schedule.

Coming off their first shutout by an unranked team since the 1960s, Texas put up their highest scoring game over the past two seasons.

Kansas had a bad start, falling behind 17-0, but stormed back with an excellent second quarter.  However, a touchdown that would have brought KU to within 24-21 was overturned, and some extremely questionable clock management by Coach Beaty in the last 30 seconds of the first half kept the Jayhawks behind the 8-ball and in a 24-14 hole going into halftime.  Once the Longhorns ripped off a 93-yard run on their second possession of the third quarter to take a 31-14 lead, the game was all but over at that point.

The Jayhawks have now lost their last 37 games away from Lawrence.

The Longhorns finished with 598 yards of total offense.

It was announced before the game that the Jayhawks would be without receivers Tre' Parmalee and Steven Sims, Jr., due to "violation of team rules."  It wouldn't have mattered who was running the WR routes, though, as the offensive line was horrid tonight.  It's almost as if they've never seen a D-line stunt or twist before.  Incredible.  On at least two separate occasions, a Texas D-lineman registered a sack after not being touched by anybody, let alone the KU player lined up directly across from him.

Also, KU punted six times.  STOP IT!

Next up, Kansas gets what's sure to be an angry bunch of TCU Horned Frogs in Fort Worth.  Oh boy.