Ehlinger, Texas hold off Baylor in 27-16 win

Sam Ehlinger passed for 270 yards and a touchdown and added two scores on the ground as Texas rebounded for a 27-16 win over Baylor on Saturday afternoon in Big 12 Conference play in Austin, Texas.Ehlinger came alive through the middle 30 minutes of the game when Texas opened up its offense more. He ended up hitting on 15 of his 23 passes and ran 15 times for 51 yards.The Longhorns (3-2, 2-2 in Big 12 play) got back on the winning track after two straight conference losses, to TCU at home and Oklahoma in Dallas, respectively.Baylor (1-2, 1-2 in Big 12 play) was led by quarterback Charlie Brewer’s 256 yards passing. Brewer directed two fourth-quarter scoring drives for the Bears, but it was too little, too late.Baylor got on the board first on a 22-yard field goal by John Mayers with just 49 seconds to play in the first quarter. Texas answered with a 41-yard field goal by Cameron Dicker at the 12:10 mark of the second quarter.The Longhorns then grabbed the lead for good on Dicker’s 23 yarder with 6:15 to play in the second quarter.