Even uglier than No. 23 Texas' (6-2, 3-2) win over Baylor last weekend was Saturday's victory over Kansas (1-7, 0-5) in Lawrence.
In a 21-17 triumph that went down to the wire, Case McCoy, who replaced David Ash at quarterback for the Longhorns, engineered two scoring drives in the fourth quarter to give Texas bowl eligibility for the second year in a row after finishing 5-7 in 2010.
Performing much like the inferior team for the majority of the game, the Longhorns did just enough on both sides of the ball to edge out a victory against a Kansas team that has not won a Big 12 game in almost two years.
With the schedule heating back up for the Longhorns, wins are critical, but so are the lessons learned.
Here are 10 things we learned from UT's victory over the Jayhawks.