Week 12 Prediction Thread: Texas vs. Baylor...8-4 is Better Than 5-7

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by militaryhorn, Nov 20, 2022.

  1. militaryhorn

    militaryhorn Prediction Contest Guru

    We can finish the regular season 8-4 and it is a lot better than last year where we finished 5-7. I think we have shown improvement and unlike last year we were in every game this year and could have easily been 12-0. Let's finish strong and move on to next year.

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  2. dukesteer

    dukesteer 5,000+ Posts

    To me this comes down to whether or not, when Baylor and Aranda take away the run and make us one dimensional, Sark is smart enough and Ewers is proficient enough to “take what they are giving us.” I’m not worried about our Defense. But until I see the aforementioned individuals step up and break recent trends, I just cannot pick Texas.

    Wacko - 27
    Austin - 24
     
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  3. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    Last game win in regular season, at home, would an allsome way to end it after some highs and lows.

    I'm thinking:

    Horns 31
    Bearz 24
     
  4. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

    Defense is for real. Taeffe and Ford playing the middle very well.

    27-14 Horns
     
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  5. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    Texas 20
    Baylor 16
     
  6. nashhorn

    nashhorn 5,000+ Posts

    Tx 38 - 31
     
  7. IvanDiabloHorn

    IvanDiabloHorn 1,000+ Posts

    Texas 41
    Baylor 31
     
  8. Horns11

    Horns11 5,000+ Posts

    It's a shame that KSU has 30+ hours to ruminate on our victory in order to get pumped up for theirs.

    Texas 42
    Baylor 21
     
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  9. txhorn_et

    txhorn_et 1,000+ Posts

    Horns 34
    bears 17
     
  10. LonghornDave

    LonghornDave 1,000+ Posts

    49 Texas
    14 Waco
     
  11. caryhorn

    caryhorn 5,000+ Posts

    I really get what you're saying^^^. Aranda is a good coach. Baylor's Defense will be well prepared, physical and balls to the wall. They could certainly win. I predicted 8-4 in August and I'm going with it. I think the Defense is going to keep us in the game no matter what. They are really playing well, and Patterson has hated Baylor long before he joined the Horns' staff.

    We won't need a lot of points to win, imo.

    Horns 24
    cubs 17

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  12. George Bailey

    George Bailey No beans in my chili, thank you

    Texas 35
    Baylor 14

    I pulled that out of my rear and don't really place much faith in it. Much like the lack of faith I put in my kidney and liver health...

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  13. BornOrange0855

    BornOrange0855 250+ Posts

    I think Baylor's juice will be somewhat flat after last week's devastating loss to TCU. I think final home game for many players, a good weather day, we will prevail. I do agree Baylor will stack the LOS to make us win via the pass.

    Texas 27
    Baylor 17

    I think I picked us to go 8-4 with losses to Bama, OU, KSU and OSU. I guess we won two I didn't think we'd win and lost two I didn't think we'd lose. Damn shame. We didn't take advantage of a sub par OU season.
     
  14. NRHorn

    NRHorn 2,500+ Posts

    UT 34
    Bailor 17
     
  15. earl77

    earl77 500+ Posts

    All I can say is that I hate Grant Teaff
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  16. FWHORN

    FWHORN 5,000+ Posts

    As long as the refs from 1992 don't show up I like the Horns to end the regular season on a high note.

    Texas 38
    Baylor 20
     
  17. HornHuskerDad

    HornHuskerDad 5,000+ Posts

    It's now becoming very clear - the Texas defense is real! The improvement in the defense has been a large factor in the overall improvement this season. I expect the Texas defense to exert itself this week. The Baylor defense will play well, but they will wear down late. Longhorns end the regular season on an upbeat.

    Texas 31
    Baylor 13
     
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  18. EMJ426

    EMJ426 250+ Posts

    Well, this going to be some week. Will the Bears bounce back like the Horns against a loss to TCU or do they suffer the short week and come out flat. Not a trap game, but I have my doubts that this will be close.
    Texas ~ 38
    Bears ~ 21
     
  19. Detective Shilala

    Detective Shilala 2,500+ Posts

    Sark is a .500 coach until he proves otherwise.
    We just played a complete game of football. So we’re not due for another one of those until the bowl game.
    If the defense has a good day, the offense will have a **** day and vice versa,
    If we play well in the first half, we **** the bed in the second half. And vice versa.
    Either way it won’t be good enough to beat mighty Baylor (how the f**k did we get here) And we lose another close one and we’ll have to talk about how close we are again.
    Has turning the corner ever taken this long?
     
  20. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    Texas 34
    Baylor 27
     
  21. BevoJoe

    BevoJoe 10,000+ Posts

    Texas 33
    Baylor 26
     
  22. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

    Sark is like the focal point of that ying-yang thing plus embodying the whole matter-antimatter theory of physics. Wow - everything does start at Texas.
     
  23. 2003TexasGrad

    2003TexasGrad Son of a Motherless Goat

    Texas has me all confused this year. F it:

    Texas 48
    Lorbay 17
     
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  24. Pomspoms

    Pomspoms 2,500+ Posts

    texas 24
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    bailor±officials+Sark+Ewers 34
     
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  25. horn_fan_cpa

    horn_fan_cpa 25+ Posts

    Horns - 34
    BU - 17
     
  26. Horn2RunAgain

    Horn2RunAgain 2,500+ Posts

    Baylor 23
    Horns 20

    Hope I'm wrong
     
  27. Horn2RunAgain

    Horn2RunAgain 2,500+ Posts

    I hope you're right, bu comes out flat. Just hoping Aranda doesn't swallow a handful of worms at the half and inspire the bears
     
  28. LousianaHorn

    LousianaHorn Kabong

    UT 38
    Baptists 17
     
  29. EDT

    EDT 1,000+ Posts

    UT- 28
    Them - 24 Includes the Pomspoms list.:hookem:
     
  30. Creek

    Creek 1,000+ Posts

    Texas is hard to figure out this year.
    Patterson and the D are great. Bijan amazing. O line much improved. QE weak. Baylor flat.
    Texas-31
    Baylor-24
     

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