Bijan Robinson Is Transcendent, but Can He Run Past Oklahoma?
He might have been happy with the first down. The Longhorns faced a fourth-and-three on Texas Tech’s 38-yard-line—too close to punt but too far for a field goal. Bijan Robinson snuck out of the backfield. The Tech defense picked him up late, so quarterback Casey Thompson flicked a pass to his star tailback, just past the sticks. Nobody could have faulted Robinson for counting the completion as good enough and coasting out of bounds, but he’d spotted an alley. With a linebacker taking aim at him, Robinson planted a leg and sashayed inside, tracking back against the defender’s momentum. Puff of smoke, armful of air. A moment later, as Robinson crossed the goal line, his would-be tackler was still unwringing his spine.It was an early highlight…View Original Post
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