Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ Joyner Holmes does impersonations of superstars, good ones

Karen Aston’s had her eye on Joyner Holmes for more than a moment. Try eighth grade. “Yeah, I think that’s when she started looking at me,” Holmes said. Aston wasn’t the only one who had eyes for this gifted basketball player. And why not? That same year, didn’t Cedar Hill … Read More

The Dotted Line: Mike Craven recaps the week in Longhorns football recruiting

A lot can happen in a week. The Dotted Line is a weekly update on the state of Texas recruiting. 2017 overview: 14 commitments, ranked 31st nationally, 2nd in Big 12 The Longhorns are in the middle of three important weekends leading to national signing day on Feb. Read More

Bevo Beat

Ricky Williams speaks about incident with police in Tyler

Update (11:57 p.m.): Tyler mayor Martin Heines spoke to the Tyler Morning Telegraph on Wednesday. He told the newspaper that he had spoken to Ricky Williams about the incident that occurred last week in Tyler. “We visited about the incident, and we came to the positive conclusion that he’s very welcome … Read More

Spring Westfield’s Daniel Young ready to join familiar faces at Texas

Tom Herman built a reputation recruiting Houston while coaching the Cougars to new heights. Now that he’s at Texas, Herman and his staff hope his reign in Houston doesn’t end just because his office has relocated to the capital city. One way to ensure consistency in a pipeline is continuity. Read More

Bevo Beat

Fort Worth defensive lineman Max Cummins commits to Texas

All it took was an offer. Oscar Giles began his visit with 2017 defensive line prospect Max Cummins by letting him know a scholarship offer to Texas was available. By the time the in-home visit ended, Cummins was the 14th commit in Texas’ 2017 recruiting class. Read More

Destination Texas, Part 5: Winning in ‘Siberia,’ knocking off the Longhorns for Tom Herman

AMES, Iowa — Last April, Tom Herman told a crowd of University of Houston business students he was “proud to say I didn’t make over $40,000 a year until I was 32 years old.” After spending six years at the FCS level and then two more at … Read More

Two new names emerge on Tom Herman’s recruiting 2017 wish list

Two weeks remain before national signing day. Tom Herman’s staff hosted 10 prospects from the 2017 class over the weekend. Four of those visitors remain uncommitted or committed to other schools, including Bishop Dunne cornerback Chevin Calloway and JUCO linebacker Gary Johnson, who were on last week’s version … Read More