Originally Posted by LonghornsLegend
He was injured since they insist on making him run the ball so much. They brought in the back-up freshman QB Triplett who looked really good throwing the ball, so when EJ came back from the locker room I don't think they wanted to screw up the flow of things. Especially since Triplett made a huge TD pass on 3rd and 28 that tied the game.
Clint Trickett didn't look good at all. He was bailed out by his receivers multiple times -- especially on the TD pass. Manuel was probably too injured to play, otherwise he would've been in the game.