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Football

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1977 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Where to start with the 1977 season, truly one of the greatest, drama-filled and one-of-kind seasons in Texas football history. We’ll start … Read More

Football

Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 39 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 39 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 39? Deep snapper Michael David Poujol and linebacker Edward Pequeno. Neither player, however, has played … Read More

Football

Texas adds four-star wide receiver Brennan Eagles

Texas added a potential all-conference talent when four-star wide Brennan Eagles committed to the Longhorns over offers from programs like Florida, Ohio State, Alabama, LSU and others. Eagles, who is the No. 12 ranked player in the Fabulous 55, will also compete … Read More

Football

Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 40: Baylor RB Terence Williams

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

Football

Texas still waiting on Syracuse tight end graduate transfer Kendall Moore

HOUSTON — Perhaps it was merely unabashed optimism, but Texas offensive coordinator Tim Beck said Monday that “we’ve got a graduate transfer” at tight end. Texas coaches expect Kendall Moore, a graduate transfer from Syracuse, to enroll this summer. But it hasn’t happened officially yet, a … Read More

Football

Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando seeking out depth this August

HOUSTON — Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and some friends ate dinner Sunday night at El Tiempo, a Houston restaurant that generated good food and good vibes for his old employer. “To sit there and think that we didn’t lose a game here, in this city. Read More

Football

With only 2 QBs, expect Tim Beck to watch Longhorns’ workload

HOUSTON — The Longhorns will start practice on July 31 but won’t start the season until Sept. 2 against Maryland. That’s a long time for quarterbacks Shane Buechele and Sam Ehlinger to throw a lot of footballs. A lot. Texas offensive coordinator Tim Beck … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Madisyn Cox medals, Joseph Schooling takes 5th at FINA World Championships

Former Texas swimmer Madisyn Cox surged onto the podium with a strong finish and Longhorns senior Joseph Schooling claimed fifth in his first race at the 2017 FINA World Championships on Monday in Budapest, Hungary. After falling all the way to seventh following the butterfly and backstroke legs of the … Read More

Golf

Jordan Spieth’s signature ‘Go get that’ moment immortalized on T-shirt

From the drama at hole No. 13 until his tap-in for the win, Jordan Spieth pieced together one of the most memorable finishes at a major championship in history Sunday at The Open Championship. On the verge of blowing his chances altogether following a horrific drive at 13, Spieth took … Read More

Football

Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 41: Kansas State FB Winston Dimel

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

Football

The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 6 Penn State

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 2, 7 and 17 on our 2016 list. Today’s team: No. 6 … Read More

Golf

WATCH: Jordan Spieth tips back Claret Jug full of victory nectar

To the victor go the spoils. For Jordan Spieth on Sunday, that meant partaking in the age-old tradition of pouring a stiff drink (or several) into the Claret Jug —  his prize for winning The Open Championship. Jordan Spieth enjoying the … Read More

Football

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1976 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  Darrell Royal is the greatest head football coach to ever lead the Longhorns, and first-year coach Tom Herman will have to do … Read More

Football

Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 40 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 40 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 40? LB Naashon Hughes, who has logged 109 tackles and 26 starts in this career. Read More

Swimmer Haas wins gold; Holmes leads U.S. women’s basketball team

Texas junior swimmer Townley Haas won a major international gold medal for the second straight year as he helped the U.S. men’s team win the 4×100-meter freestyle relay Sunday at the Fina World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Haas, Caeleb Dressel, Blake Pieroni and Nathan Adrian swam the final in 3 … Read More

Baseball

Texas fields two commitments as weekend comes to a close

Two baseball players have decided to make UFCU Disch-Falk Field their future home. On Sunday, Texas added Lance Ford and Chase Roberts to its 2018 recruiting class. Ford hails from Kerrville Tivy High. UT expanded its recruiting radar with Roberts since he is an outfielder and left-handed pitcher from South … Read More

Golf

Texas ex Jordan Spieth conquers The Open

Jordan Spieth’s done it again. He’s hooked another major championship.  The former Longhorn captured the third leg of his personal grand slam by winning The Open Championship on Sunday with stunning back nine that will leave golf fans talking for years to come. PHOTOS: … Read More

Football

The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 7 Oklahoma

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 2, 7 and 17 on our 2016 list. Today’s team: No. 7 … Read More

Football

Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 42: Baylor OT Patrick Lawrence

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

Football

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1975 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 1975 season is the final 10-win season of Darrell Royal’s career. A legend already heading into his 19th season at Texas, … Read More