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Longhorns Remain Undefeated After Shootout with Aggies

Longhorns likely to stay at number 3.



    Longhorns Remain Undefeated After Shootout with Aggies
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    Colt McCoy ran for a record 175 yards as Texas beat rival Texas A&M 49-39 Thursday night.

    Texas' national championship dreams remain alive after a wild night in College Station.

    Texas survived a record-setting offensive game taking the rival Aggies 49-39. The teams shredded defenses, scoring the most points in the game's 116 year history.

    Quarterback Colt McCoy had a Heisman-worthy performance with 304 yards passing with four touchdowns, 175 yards rushing and a 65-yard TD run in a Heisman-like performance.

    "Now we got to go get Nebraska," McCoy said, who unlike his teammate, was all smiles after one of the best games of his career.

    "I don't get to vote for the Heisman, but if anyone has a better Heisman moment than that, I'd like to see it," Texas coach Mack Brown said.

    Texas gets an extra two days of rest before turning their attention to the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Big 12 Championship game December 5 in Arlington.

    The Longhorns didn't put the game away until Marquise Goodwin's 95-yard kickoff return with seven minutes left gave them a 10-point lead. Texas A&M kicker Randy Bullock missed a chip shot field goal with 3:52 to play.

    "We should have won," Texas A&M defensive back Jordan Pugh said.