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WRONG NO. 5

Nate Allen

Two starring Texas Longhorns wearing No. 5 led to Sam Pittman’s case of mistaken identity Monday.

At his Monday press conference Arkansas Coach Pittman spoke of running back’s Bijan Robinson’s versatility as a punt returner and kick returner.

Robinson was just named the Walter Camp Award Offensive Player of the Week for his 176 all purpose yards performance in the Longhorns’ 38-18 victory over the then nationally 23rd ranked  University of Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns last  Saturday in Austin, Texas.

 Robinson’s yards came without return. He  netted 103 yards rushing and a touchdown  and 73 yards receiving with a touchdown. 

It’s  defensive back D’Shawn Jamison, wearing No. 5 as does Robinson, who is Texas’ outstanding kickoff returner/punt returner.   Jamison last season returned a kickoff  for a 100-yard touchdown and last Saturday popped a long return recalled by penalty.

Pittman isn’t the first confused by the two No. 5’s.  It was reported in Austin that publications variously have credited the wrong No. 5  for the other’s achievements.

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