The Texas defense, which Hill shredded a year ago in Provo, was outstanding. The Mean Green managed only 94 yards. Their quarterbacks completed three of 17 passes for 15 yards. They were intercepted four times. Still, BYU is the game Texas players and fans has been anticipating for months — since the beat down.
"I wouldn't necessarily say we circled it," said senior receiver John Harris, "but we definitely have been waiting for this one. It was a hard-fought loss for us. We didn't perform the way we wanted to perform. So we are really looking forward to this one."