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WATCH: All of Texas WR Devin Duvernay’s touchdowns so far in 2016

In three short weeks, freshman wide receiver Devin Duvernay has endeared himself to the Texas fanbase. Fans heard about Duvernay’s speed when the Longhorns announced his addition to the roster after he defected from Baylor. Now, they’ve seen the proof. RELATED COVERAGE: Baylor’s loss, Texas’ gain: Devin … Read More


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

Men's Basketball

Kevin Durant sends White House message on mentor initiative

Kevin Durant has joined another star-studded team. The NBA superstar and former Texas Longhorn published a White House email Tuesday, announcing he’s teamed up with President Barack Obama in an effort to connect mentors with students. Born and raised in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, I grew up in a community with … Read More


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

Men's Basketball

Big 12 media day: Jarrett Allen, Shaq Cleare likely to start together

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Texas coach Shaka Smart said freshman Jarrett Allen is “a phenomenal player and only getting better and better.” If the season started today, Smart added the 6-foot-11 forward would start alongside 6-8 center Shaq Cleare, giving the Longhorns a formidable frontcourt presence. “Jarrett’s a great kid … Read More

Women's Basketball

Brooke McCarty part of elite basketball list

Entering her junior season at the University of Texas, Brooke McCarty is one of 20 point guards nationally who have been named to the preseason watch list for the 2017 Nancy Lieberman Award. McCarty, a 5-foot-4 League City, Texas, native, was named a Preseason All-Big 12 Conference selection earlier this … Read More


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


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


WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Can 3-4 Texas beat Baylor?


Texas goalie Paige Brown named Big 12 defensive player of the week

Texas senior goalie Paige Brown earned her first Big 12 defensive player of the week honor on Monday. Brown made six saves and notched her fourth career shutout in the Longhorns’ 2-0 victory over Texas Tech Friday night. She had three saves against top-ranked West Virginia on Sunday and held the Mountaineers scoreless … Read More