The Longhorn defense helped the team's cause as they dumped Missouri, 33-16, in the Texas Bowl in Houston. Anthony Wheeler returned a fumble 38 yards for a score to give Texas a 21-7 lead heading into halftime. The defense also recorded a safety on a botched snap and forced four turnovers. Sam Ehlinger and Shane Buechele each threw touchdowns as the Longhorns finish the season 7-and-6. Mizzou trailed by 14 after the first quarter and spent the whole game playing catch-up. Drew Lock hit Johnathon Johnson for a 79-yard score as the Tigers fell to 7-and-6.
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