Two 5-star prospects head the 10 recruits that Texas will focus on for junior day

Saturday is an important day for college football teams, and not just in the fall. Texas hosts the next batch of blue-chip recruits this Saturday, the first UT junior day of the Tom Herman era. A junior day is an orientation of sorts. Potential targets will tour UT’s campus and … Read More

Without looking back, new Texas defensive coaches focused on the future

Tom Herman has taken over a Texas football program that’s had three straight losing seasons. When his defensive assistants looked under the hood, they found real problems. The 2015 and 2016 defenses were statistically two of the worst in school history. Both teams allowed more than … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 25, safety Cam’ron Jones

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 25: Cam’ron Jones, S, Mansfield FYI: 6-0/184; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Oklahoma, Texas Tech, UCLA, Colorado, Mississippi State College: Undecided Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; … Read More

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Longhorns win in their first visit to Sam Houston St.

Michael Cantu and Travis Jones each homered to help lift the Texas Longhorns to a 7-2 win over the Sam Houston State Bearkats in Huntsville on Wednesday night. It was the Longhorns’ first win on the road this season and their first trip to Huntsville in team history. Cantu’s homer … Read More

Scouting the Fabulous 55: No. 26, running back Stanley Hackett

Taking a closer look at our initial 2018 Fabulous 55 list of the state’s top recruits: No. 26: Stanley Hackett, RB, Pasadena Rayburn FYI: 6-3/193; 4-stars Texas offer: No Top offers: Texas Tech, Baylor, UCLA, UTSA, Tulsa College: Undecided Hudl:  .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Just how good are the Texas women, really? We’re about to find out

That wasn’t hurt you saw on the faces of Karen Aston and her Texas women’s basketball players Monday night after the Longhorns let Baylor off the hook. It was anger. Bordering on rage. That’s a good thing, by the way. Channeled in the right way, a passion to win can … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Horns to unleash two Olympians for Big 12 indoor meet

In search of two team titles, Texas heads to the Big 12’s indoor track and field meet this weekend in Ames, Iowa. The Longhorns have two Olympians at their disposal. Chrisann Gordon won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics with Jamaica’s 1,600-meter relay team. And Byron Robinson represented … Read More

The Dotted Line: Can Tom Herman still recruit the Houston area from Texas?

The signing day excuses were reasonable. Tom Herman signed Texas’ lowest ranked class since before the Mack Brown era began in the 1990s. The Longhorns signed 18 players for the 2017 class, a group that lacked star power. The roster didn’t allow for a large class, and the time frame … Read More

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Bohls: What’s this about a water feature in a remodeled Texas football locker room?

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here’s Kirk’s take on those Bevo-related items: Texas AD Mike Perrin on locker room improvements for the football team and the Erwin Center replacement: Texas athletic director Mike Perrin continues to … Read More

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Before Texas, Coach Tom Herman was fired from Subway for eating too much pastrami

Yeah, before Tom Herman was appointed Texas’ new coach he turned around the football program at the University of Houston. But before that? Before that the fearless Longhorn leader was fired from Subway after he was caught eating pastrami in the walk-in freezer with the door shut behind him. Read More

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