Kerwin Roach, Eric Davis now find themselves in veteran roles for Texas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Eric Davis and Kerwin Roach have no gray hairs and don’t need reading glasses or walking canes. Yet these two Texas sophomores are basically the wise, grizzled codgers inside Cooley Pavilion. “The young guys come up to us and ask, ‘What should I do here? How should … Read More

D’Onta Foreman keeps running as Texas searches for a sidekick

D’Onta Foreman is aware of the history he’s chasing. Foreman has rushed for 855 yards on 141 carries this season, and he has scored eight touchdowns. Foreman ranks third in the Football Bowl Subdivision in rushing yards per game, and he is 11th in rushing yards and 33rd in yards … Read More

Big 12 men’s basketball media day: Questions still persist about expansion

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Big 12 officials were ready to talk about men’s basketball Tuesday at Sprint Center, but commissioner Bob Bowlsby still couldn’t escape questions about expansion. On Oct. 17, the league announced it was standing pat with its 10-team configuration. While no expansion angered some in … Read More

Bevo Beat

Golden: It’s a cliché, but Baylor matchup is another ‘crossroads’ game for Texas

In today’s Golden’s Nuggets, Cedric touches on a couple big Bevo-related items: Here’s what he had to say about this week’s “crossroads” matchup with Baylor: It’s become a cliché to say that Saturday is a crossroads game for Texas. But we’re at that point where every game takes on … Read More

Bevo Beat

PFF: Texas OT Connor Williams continues stellar sophomore campaign

In a season full of sophomore slumps, one Texas player is bucking the trend. According to grades put together by Pro Football Focus, left tackle Connor Williams has been off the charts. Through seven games, he ranks third in the NCAA in pass block efficiency and has allowed just two … Read More

Bevo Beat

Texas versus Baylor: A (recent) history of ‘trash’ talk

In the rich landscape of college football rivalries, Texas versus Baylor doesn’t even register. Take this Wikipedia “List of NCAA college football rivalry games,” which has well over 100 entries. You’re not going to find any mention of I-35. Heck, even Texas-Texas Tech and the Chancellor’s Spurs is on there. Read More

Bevo Beat

Staff takeaways: Dorian Leonard making a case to be go-to receiver; Paul Boyette emerging as leader

Staff takeaways from Monday’s UT press conference: Brian Davis: Leonard makes his case Dorian Leonard was a stand-up guy Monday and admitted he flat-out dropped a big fourth-down pass in the third quarter. “I took my eyes off it, trying to run before the catch,” he said. Asked if he … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Is Texas-Baylor a rivalry? H-E-B and hot rhetoric both say yes

Texas doesn’t really see eye to eye with Baylor on a number of things. That includes morality code and recruiting and Art Briles, to name a few. That difference of opinion was best espoused not all that long ago by former Longhorns trash-collector Steve Edmond, if you will. Edmond debunked … Read More

Some of Texas’ best are going through sophomore slumps

Malik Jefferson was an all-everything pick in August. The Texas linebacker was a preseason All-American and named to the Butkus, Bednarik and Nagurski watch lists. Here in October, it’s clear he’s going through a sophomore slump. Jefferson, who has 16 career starts, is still second on the team in tackles. Read More