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Burnt Orange Media Conspiracy on Display in Aggie, Longhorn Wins

A look at headlines from around the state of Texas and elsewhere following big overtime upsets for Texas A&M and the University of Texas.

NCAA Football: UCLA at Texas A&M Ray Carlin-USA TODAY Sports

Burnt Orange Media Conspiracy is back, baby!

Texas A&M and Texas both entered the opening weekend of college football unranked.

The Aggies faced #16 UCLA on Saturday and let a 15-point 3rd quarter lead slip away before winning in overtime at home.

The Longhorns faced #10 Notre Dame on Sunday night and let a 17-point 3rd quarter lead slip away before winning in two overtimes at home.

Given the similarity of situations, let’s take a look at some headlines from around the Texas media and beyond.

Dallas Morning News

Houston Chronicle

San Antonio Express-News

Austin-American Statesman

In a stunning twist the most balanced headlines seem to come from the newspaper in Austin, Texas.