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Who would win the all-time matchup? Texas men versus Oklahoma

If you’re keeping track at home, Texas remained undefeated in our Big 12 all-time matchup series by squeaking out a 51 to 49 percent victory over Kansas. It should be smooth sailing from here. Now we move on to Texas versus Oklahoma. The Red River Showdown. The Big 12’s … Read More

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Who would win the all-time matchup? Texas men versus Kansas

Texas fans are a loyal bunch, and we appreciate that. But I think all of us here can admit that the polls we’ve attached to these all-time matchup posts have been a little slanted. Nonetheless, we’ll give the all-time Longhorns the benefit of the doubt and call them undefeated heading to … Read More

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Countdown to Signing Day: Top 5 Texas recruits who lived up to their ranking

Editor’s note: All recruiting rankings based on the 247Sports.com composite unless otherwise noted. In the modern world of college football recruiting, it’s all about the stars. Many players become household names before they even get to campus, placing extraordinary expectations and celebrity status upon the shoulders of 18-year-olds. No matter … Read More

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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

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Countdown to Signing Day: 5 of Texas’ greatest recruiting finds

The best football programs in the country are littered with four- and five-star prospects, and Texas is no different. Throughout its history, the 40 Acres has attracted the best and brightest from the high school ranks. Not all college football stars were recruiting stars, however. Below is a list of … Read More

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Countdown to Signing Day: 5 highest-rated Charlie Strong recruits

Editor’s note: All recruiting rankings based on the 247Sports.com composite unless otherwise noted. For all his struggles on the field, Charlie Strong made consistent strides in recruiting that crested with the Longhorns’ 2016 class. After classes that ranked No. 16 and No. 10 nationally, Strong landed the No. 7-ranked class … Read More

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LOOK: Photos of Texas recruits on their official visit to the 40 Acres

With the recruiting dead period officially over, Tom Herman and his staff are hosting 10 recruits this weekend at Texas. The group includes six players who are already committed to be Longhorns, and four who are either committed elsewhere or undecided. RELATED COVERAGE: Longhorns host Chevin Calloway, 9 … Read More

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Wait, does #SaltBae have his own infatuation… with the Longhorns?

The University of Texas might soon have a beef with internet sensation #SaltBae. For the uninitiated, the man we’re referring to is chef and butcher Nusret Gökçe. The owner of Turkish steak house Nusr-Et earned his Twitter nickname through a series of sensual food videos that recently went viral. Read More

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Top recruiting target for Texas men’s basketball set to commit

The wait is almost over for Shaka Smart and Texas basketball fans. Matt Coleman, one of the top uncommitted recruits left in the 2017 recruiting class, is expected to announce his decision on Monday, according to ESPN college basketball reporter Jeff Borzello. ESPN 100 Matt … Read More

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WATCH: Texas releases ‘#ImpactFreshmen’ video as part of social media efforts

Three weeks before national signing day, Texas Director of Player Personnel Derek Chang has a message for recruits. On Wednesday, Chang blasted out a video on his Twitter feed with the title ‘#ImpactFreshmen,’ which featured more than 2 minutes of highlights from true freshmen who played … Read More

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5 Greg Davis play calls Texas fans will never forget

On Friday, former Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis announced his retirement after a 43-year coaching career. Davis had been the offensive coordinator at Iowa the past five seasons. RELATED COVERAGE: ‘It’s just time’: Former Texas OC Greg Davis retires The news surely stirred up memories for Longhorns fans. From … Read More

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Top 5 players recruited by Texas offensive coordinator Tim Beck

New Texas offensive coordinator Tim Beck may never be the most popular person in Columbus or Lincoln, but be brought more to both Ohio State and Nebraska than fans of those schools care to acknowledge. RELATED COVERAGE: Bohls: New offensive coordinator Tim Beck is ‘not God’s gift to play-callers’ Even … Read More

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Charlie Strong speaks about Texas exit in interview with Sports Illustrated

It didn’t take long for Charlie Strong to land another job after he was fired by Texas, but it was long enough for some introspection. Strong sat down with Sports Illustrated reporter Pete Thamel for a piece that ran Friday on SI.com. In it, Strong speaks about the … Read More

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5 Stan Drayton recruits who turned into stars

The proof is in the numbers. By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard Texas coach Tom Herman list them off: 108 combined years recruiting the state of Texas and 17 years of head coaching experience in the state’s high school ranks. The staff Herman has assembled leaves no assumptions — the Longhorns … Read More

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Social reaction: LB Marqez Bimage commits to Texas

Texas gained another addition to its 2017 recruiting class Friday, when linebacker Marqez Bimage committed to the Longhorns. Bimage is a 6-foot-3, 233-pound prospect from Brenham, Texas. RELATED COVERAGE: Marqez Bimage commits to Texas it's all about the 40 acres.. pic.twitter.com/UoQ6PqYBb3 — Qez. Read More

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14 knee surgeries later, Tom Herman still misses skateboarding

Tom Herman misses his Vans. The Texas football coach joined hosts Chip Brown and Sean Adams on AM 1330 The Zone on Friday morning, where he shared a story about his love for skateboarding. When he was the offensive coordinator at Rice (2007-2008), Herman said he decided to borrow a … Read More

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Where are they now? 10 stars from the 2006 Rose Bowl

Yes, it really has been 11 years since that magical night in Pasadena. On Jan. 4, 2006, more than 35 million people watched Texas beat USC 41-38 in the Rose Bowl, securing a fourth national championship for the Longhorns. For many players and coaches, that night was the peak … Read More

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In tribute of Kirk Bohls, 10 crazy 2017 Texas predictions

Kirk Bohls doesn’t always nail his crazy predictions in his weekly column (he was not on the Cubs bandwagon this year), but sometimes he’s closer than you think (Tony Romo may never start another NFL game). But it takes guts for the Duck to let loose … Read More

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What had Mack Brown so giddy at the Sugar Bowl? An early candidate for 2017 meme of the year

We’ve all been there. You’re scrolling through your phone in public and get so engrossed that you lose all sense of what’s happening around you. Except, in this case, you’re Mack Brown and the person trying to get your attention is holding an ESPN camera that’s shooting live to millions. Read More

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Year end review: 10 most-read stories on Hookem.com in 2016

What a wild year it was for Texas athletics. We already showed you what we thought were the biggest stories of 2016, but we thought it would be fun to look back and see which stories generated the most attention with our readers. Here are the stories that resonated with you, … Read More