FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Texas cornerback Kris Boyd has apologized for being on Twitter during halftime of an embarrassing 50-7 loss to No. 3 TCU, when he passed along a suggestion that he transfer to Texas A&M.
The freshman said in a statement issued by the university Sunday that ''in no way did I intend to be disrespectful or disloyal'' when he retweeted what amounted to an invitation to transfer from an apparent supporter of the Aggies, a rival the Longhorns don't play anymore.
Texas fell behind 30-0 in the first quarter, trailed 37-0 at halftime and barely avoided its worst shutout loss in more than 100 years Saturday. Coach Charlie Strong faced questions afterward about whether his players still believed in him.
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The Longhorns (1-4, 0-2 Big 12) are off to their worst start since going 1-9 in 1956.
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