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Longhorns TV schedule: Apr. 28-May 4

Here’s the Longhorns TV and radio schedule heading into the weekend. It’s a look at current and former Longhorns in action on TV and radio this weekend and beyond. Where will D’Onta Foreman go? Longhorns fans can find out during the second day of the NFL draft on Friday. Read More


Texas men’s tennis falls at Big 12 Championships

The No. 9 Texas men’s tennis team was topped by 15th-ranked Oklahoma 4-3 at the Big 12 Championships in Norman on Thursday. Oklahoma won the doubles point with two doubles victories before taking three singles matches to seal the victory. “From our perspective we beat them up here without (OU’s) … Read More

Track & Field

Dual-sport athlete John Burt to resume hurdling at Texas’ Longhorn Invitational

This weekend, John Burt will look to get back on track. Burt has been listed as an entrant in the 110-meter hurdles for the Longhorn Invitational. This will be the first indoor or outdoor meet in 2017 for Burt, a sophomore who had suspended his track career in … Read More


Diamond Dust: Is Texas in danger of missing the NCAA tournament?

The Texas softball team hit its lowest point of the season on Sunday when Iowa State picked up a 4-2 victory — the Cyclones’ first ever series win over the Longhorns and just the third single-game victory in 52 meetings. A series loss to Iowa State is the equivalent of losing to … Read More

Men's Basketball

REPORT: Texas men’s basketball offer Austin-area standout

A year after landing Round Rock product and St. Stephen’s standout, Jarrett Allen, Texas men’s basketball has offered a scholarship to local, Statesman All-Central Texas team member Brock Cunningham confirmed Statesman reporter Thomas Jones.  Cunningham is a member of the the 2018 class, which Texas currently has no commitments. According to … Read More


WATCH: Vince Young grades early CFL practices ‘C+’

Vince Young, the hero of the 2005 BCS National Championship Game, is trying to revive his football career in Canada with the CFL, and after the first few practices, he’s giving himself a “C” grade. ” ‘C,’ C-plus,’ ” he told reporters. “It’s about getting back in rhythm, especially reading … Read More


Pair of Longhorns make Seattle Times’ 10-best and -worst all-time Seahawk draft picks

The NFL Draft gets underway Thursday in Philadelphia, Pa.  The Seattle Seahawks have built its current successes from dominating the draft. On Thursday, The Seattle Times published their lists of the 10-best and -worst all-time draft picks by the Seahawks, who hold the No. 26 pick in Thursday’s first round. A … Read More


SOCIAL REACTION: Texas taking talented recruits away from the state of Oklahoma

For decades, the best college football players playing for teams in the state of Oklahoma happened to be originally from Texas. But this offseason Texas is starting to get a little payback for Oklahoma Sooners nailing down the likes of Texas native Adrian Peterson and others in the past. For … Read More

On Second Thought Ep 54: Charean Williams on the Cowboys’ draft, Berry Tramel on Russell Westbrook

In Episode 54 of the On Second Thought podcast, Fort Worth Star-Telegram writer Charean Williams gives a primer on the Dallas Cowboys’ draft needs and The Oklahoman columnist Berry Tramel discusses his postgame interview exchange with Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook after the Thunder was eliminated from the NBA playoffs. Read More


Class of 2017: Destination Texas — Northeast Oklahoma’s Jamari Chisholm

RECENT HISTORY: DEFENSIVE TACKLES Texas’ top defensive tackles The Longhorns’ top-performing defensive tackles and freshmen defensive tackles over the past four years: 2013: The top tackle — Malcom Brown (68 tackles, 12 TFL, 2 sacks); top freshman — Paul Boyette (2 tackles, 1 TFL) 2014: The top tackle — Malcom Brown (72 … Read More


Longhorns softball team shuts out North Texas

Bekah Alcozer homered and Celina Felix knocked in two runs as the Texas Longhorns softball team shut out North Texas 6-0 on Wednesday at McCombs Field. Erica Wright (5-5) struck out six and picked up her fifth win of the season. She allowed four hits and walked three through six … Read More


Another high school teammate joining QB Sam Ehlinger at Texas

Texas freshman quarterback Sam Ehlinger will see another familiar face in the locker room next fall after Westlake senior Joe Heironimus declined an offer to walk on at Texas A&M in order to join the Longhorns. Heironimus originally committed to the Aggies during a signing ceremony earlier this month, but … Read More


Texas claims 5th-straight Big 12 men’s golf championship

Led by a final-round score of 70 from junior Doug Ghim, Texas claimed its fifth-straight Big 12 men’s golf title Wednesday by a single stroke. The Longhorns shot a team score of 48-over par to edge Oklahoma State in the 72-hole format at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kansas. Read More


Class of 2017 yearbook: Northeast Oklahoma defensive tackle Jamari Chisholm

CLASS OF 2017: JAMARI CHISHOLM Northeast Oklahoma DT (6-4, 275) HOW DID HE GET HERE? If you’d have asked around the day before national signing day, Chisholm’s name probably wouldn’t have popped up on the radar. Yet there he was on Feb. 1, a surprise junior college signing … Read More


Beau Ridgeway represents Texas on watch list for bullpen award

Baseball writers are keeping their eyes on Texas sophomore Beau Ridgeway. Ridgeway is among 40 names on the mid-season watch list for the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s 2017 Stopper of the Year award. Since 2005, the NCBWA has gifted its Stopper of the Year award to the top relief … Read More


Four-star defensive end Ron Tatum chooses Texas over Oklahoma, others

Tom Herman’s recruiting dominance over Oklahoma continued Wednesday when four-star defensive end Ron Tatum chose the Longhorns over the Sooners and a plethora of other FBS offers. Tatum, a 6-foot-4.5, 269-pound defensive end from Putnam City (Okla.) is Texas’ sixth commitment of the 2018 class and the first … Read More


SB Nation: If Charlie Strong had this USF roster at Texas, he’d still be there

If you’re a big fan of college football and analytics, you’re most likely familiar with SB Nation’s Bill Connelly. His S&P+ projections and breakdowns of every Football Bowl Division team have become must-read material for the nerdy — or gambling addicted — college football fan. But if you’re a Texas … Read More


Louisville grad transfer QB Kyle Bolin thanks Texas, commits to Rutgers

The market for a graduate transfer quarterback is getting thinner by the day. On Wednesday, former Louisville quarterback Kyle Bolin announced that he intends to transfer to Rutgers. The former Charlie Strong recruit was reportedly a target of Tom Herman and the Longhorns, and Bolin thanked Texas on … Read More


Sealy pitcher pledges to throw at Texas in 2019

Once he is done with being a Tiger, Justin Eckhardt has committed to becoming a Longhorn. Eckhardt, a junior at Sealy High, announced on Tuesday that he will continue his baseball career at Texas. A 6-2, 180-pound right-handed pitcher, Eckhardt joins a 2018 recruiting class that gained a … Read More


Bohls: Why Texas lost out on another transfer QB; Tom Herman’s thoughts on early signing period

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 items: On why Texas lost out on a transfer QB: Texas lost out on another possible grad transfer in Arizona’s Anu Solomon, who transferred to Baylor … Read More