Keys after Kansas frustration victory over Longhorns

That the free-falling Texas Longhorns fell even further – perhaps to the bottom – by losing against Kansas shouldn’t be too much of a surprise. It was that kind of day around the Big 12, coming after Oklahoma’s CFP hopes were shattered in Waco and Texas Tech dropped Iowa State on a 62-yard field goal.

But come on. Texas, who were a 31-point favorite, lost 56-55 to the 1-8 Jayhawks, who are now the 2-8 Jayhawks and wishing this one was played in Lawrence so they could take down a golf ball. Which would be appropriate, because this season has that 2016 stench and it’s not Thanksgiving yet.

‘Historical minimum’:Texas fans express disappointment, frustration after OT loss against Kansas

The Unknown Texas Fan: A longhorns fan carries a paper bag over his head during Saturday night's 57-56 loss against Kansas at Royal Memorial Stadium.  It was the Longhorns' fifth consecutive loss, something that has not happened at Texas since the 1956 season.

That was the Longhorns ’fifth straight loss, and it came in a frustrating, heartbreaking fashion – in overtime, on a 2-point conversion pass. Losing five in a row hasn’t happened since 1956 – Ed Price’s final season as head coach, when Texas split from him and hired Darrell Royal.

If you missed it, things basically went down as follows:

• Casey Thompson started, but Hudson Card also played. But just as Card replaced an ineffective Thompson last week in Ames, Thompson took over for a wrestling Card against the Jayhawks.

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