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Everyone Made Same Joke After Texas' Bowl Win Last Night

Shot of the Texas Longhorns cheerleaders performing during game.

AUSTIN, TX - OCTOBER 21: The Texas Longhorns cheerleaders perform during the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images)

On Tuesday night, the Texas Longhorns faced off against the Colorado Buffaloes in the Valero Alamo Bowl.

Texas opened an early lead and never looked back en route to a 55-23 win over Colorado. Freshman running back Bijan Robinson racked up over 200 yards of total offense and three touchdowns.

Unfortunately, senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger left the game at halftime with a shoulder injury. Although he didn't play in the second half, the Longhorns still boat-raced the Buffaloes.

Sophomore quarterback Casey Thompson took over and dominated in the second half. He racked up 170 passing yards and four touchdowns in just 30 minutes of action.

Of course, that performance led everyone to have the same thought about Texas: the Longhorns will be ranked highly in the 2021 preseason rankings.

Here's just some of the reaction from around social media.

It seems like each and every year Texas wins a bowl game in style and then ends up as a top-10 team in the next preseason rankings.

Unfortunately, those top-10 preseason rankings never seem to hold up. The Longhorns generally lose a game or two early and then rally towards the end of the season.

It's a cycle unlike any other.

Texas fans would surely likely more consistent play from their team all season long rather than just winning a (relatively) meaningless bowl game.