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Texas’ notable number: The secondary’s efficiency — and the number 10

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a number related to Texas football. Today’s notable number is 10. Ten is a number that you won’t find on the Texas roster; the school retired Vince Young’s No. 10 jersey in 2008. Texas freshman Devin Duvernay has only 10 catches this season, … Read More

Texas guard Sutton’s basketball life back on track following knee surgery

For 10 months, Alecia Sutton’s basketball life was put on hold. Sutton’s lifelong passion was ripped apart in December of 2015, when she tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee during her senior season at Parkway North High School in St. Louis, Mo. As the No. 6 prospect … Read More

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Whys of Texas: Is Baylor really the ‘worst 6-0 team in America?’

Under normal circumstances, Saturday would have been circled, highlighted and otherwise celebrated on every Texas fan’s calendar. Eighth-ranked Baylor (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) is coming to Royal-Memorial Stadium, but there’s not much excitement. The Longhorns are 3-4 and are fighting an uphill climb to reach bowl eligibility. But hasn’t this game … Read More

Brian Davis

American-Statesman Staff

Eyes on Texas: Big 12’s long-term stability will remain an ongoing issue

The Big 12 Conference still has some important issues to hash out in the coming weeks. The league is close to finalizing a five-year deal with a host site for its new championship game. That doesn’t seem too difficult. Anchor the event at the Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium and be done … Read More

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Bohls: Mike Perrin doesn’t have the chops or power to make a potential head coach hire

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction yesterday. A few were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here’s Kirk’s take on some Bevo related items: On Texas’ athletic director situation and potentially hiring a new football coach: If Texas fires Charlie Strong and can’t hire a top … Read More

Is Baylor’s defense legit? Texas will find out Saturday

WACO — The Baylor Bears are undefeated and nationally relevant because of the excellent play of their defense. Yes, you’re reading this correctly. Sure, Baylor still is dynamic on offense. That’s as automatic as sweating through a Texas summer. The Bears’ up-tempo mix of run and pass is the trendiest … Read More

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Watch this hilarious offensive lineman TD from Texas practice

Sometimes the best plays are the ones you least expect to happen. Texas freshman offensive lineman Tope Imade certainly didn’t think he’d be scoring when he pulled from left guard during a Longhorns practice, but that’s exactly what happened in a video he shared via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: It’s time for Texas’ receivers, defensive backs to separate

Texas approaches this week’s Baylor game with a laundry list of problems to fix, chief among them Charlie Strong’s secondary and receiving corps. Frat boys don’t have this much dirty laundry. Depth at those positions isn’t the issue. Production is. In fact, it’s entirely possible that Strong has too much depth there. Read More

No. 2 Texas sweeps Oklahoma ahead of match-up with No. 6 Kansas

Call it a Red River Romp. Texas tuned up for a Saturday showdown against Kansas with a sweep of Oklahoma at Gregory Gym on Wednesday. Micaya White, the five-time Big 12 Freshman of the Week, led the Longhorns with her match-high 14 kills, while junior Ebony Nwanebu contributed … Read More