Like it or not, it is true. Texas wins that game by 10+ with McCoy.
Time of possession:
Texas' opening drive started on the Alabama 37. They got all the way down to the ALABAMA 1 and had to kick a field goal. They then kicked an ONSIDE KICK, got down to the Alabama 25, and had to kick another field goal.
Total plays, by team in the first quarter:
Texas - 17
Alabama - 14
Score: Texas 6, Alabama 0
Total plays, by team in the first half:
Alabama - 36
Texas - 30
Score: Alabama 24, Texas 6
Total plays, by team in the second half:
Texas - 41
Alabama - 32
Total plays, by team, in the game:
Texas - 71
Alabama - 68
Score: Alabama 37, Texas 21
So your argument about how "the defense was on the field the entire game" is also bull shite.