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Shane Buechele considered a Heisman hopeful ahead of 2017 season

This fall, the Texas Longhorns won’t be the only ones betting on quarterback Shane Buechele. Bovada, an online gambling website, has listed Buechele as one of the players with odds to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy. With 35-to-1 odds, the rising sophomore is still considered a long shot, … Read More


Countdown to Signing Day: 10 times Texas landed the No. 1 player at their position

Whether Texas fans want to believe it or not, the Longhorns have done extremely well since the start of the new millennium in recruiting.  Mack Brown’s ability to recruit was the gasoline that powered the Longhorns to Big 12 titles, bowl wins, two championship game appearances and one national championship. Charlie … Read More


Former Texas walk-on Trey Holtz, grandson of Lou Holtz, joins Ohio State

Trey Holtz is going into the family business. The former Texas walk-on, and grandson of legendary coach Lou Holtz, has joined Ohio State’s coaching staff.   … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas F Jarrett Allen named Big 12 newcomer of the week

Texas freshman Jarrett Allen was named the Big 12’s newcomer of the week after two strong performances against No. 6 Baylor and No. 2 Kansas. Allen averaged 19.5 points and 14.5 rebound for the Longhorns, who lost both games. Still, Allen’s performance … Read More

Longhorns men’s tennis team rolls past Arkansas

The fourth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team won four singles matches, including one against a recent national champion, and beat 19th-ranked Arkansas 5-2 Sunday in Fayetteville, Ark. The Longhorns’ Christian Sigsgaard upset Mike Redlicki, winner of the ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate championship in November, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 1-0 (10-6) at No. Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Oklahoma vs. Texas

Time: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/Radio: ESPN/104.9 FM The Horn Series history: The Sooners have a 53-36 lead in the all-time series. As if that wasn’t impressive enough, OU is 21-17 in Austin. The Sooners have also won six of the last eight meetings. About the Longhorns: G Andrew … Read More


Texas target Jav Guidry ‘learned a lot’ on visit

Texas put itself in good position with cornerback target Jav Guidry. The former Cedar Park football and track star took an official visit to the Longhorns, reuniting with his old city and the staff which gained his commitment once in the 2017 cycle. Guidry was a one-time Houston … Read More

Men's Basketball

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


Destination Texas, the complete series: Tom Herman’s path to Texas

Relive the journey of Tom Herman’s path to Texas with our seven-part series: Destination Texas, Part 1: Tom Herman, the GA ‘hell-bent for leather’ Destination Texas, Part 2: Tom Herman catches on at Sam Houston State Destination Texas, Part 3: Tom Herman boasts little hair, but lots … Read More

Track & Field

Longhorns track and field squad notches wins and personal bests

The Texas Longhorns track and field team had strong showings at two events on Saturday. Longhorns sprinters and middle distance runners fared well at the Rod McCravy Memorial in Lexington, Ky. while throwers and vaulters competed at the Cherry and Silver Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. In New Mexico, the women … Read More

Men's Basketball

At The Buzzer: No. 2 Kansas 79, Texas 67

LAWRENCE, Kan. — It takes borderline perfection to beat Kansas inside Allen Fieldhouse, a place where the Jayhawks have won 12 consecutive Big 12 titles and 49 straight games. Texas freshman Jarrett Allen enjoyed his best game in burnt orange, but collectively the Longhorns struggled at … Read More


Countdown to Signing Day: Highest-rated Longhorn football recruits from out of state

National Signing Day is around the corner and to help fans get ready we’re giving you a daily five. Texas shouldn’t have to leave the state of Texas for high-profile, dynamic, awesome football players. But they have. Here are the five highest-rated recruits since 2000 not from Texas. 5. Demarco … Read More

Men's Basketball

Longhorns in the NBA: Through Jan. 19th

They weren’t at the 40 Acres for long, but before they jumped to the NBA they hooped it up at Club Erwin on a regular basis. Every week we’ll take a look at how these Longhorns in the NBA fared in the previous week. Kevin Durant, SF, Golden State—The Warriors … Read More


Texas men’s tennis team upset by Tulsa on the road

The fourth-ranked Texas men’s tennis team was upset 4-3 by Tulsa in Oklahoma on Friday. Tulsa won the doubles point and matched the Longhorns win-for-win in singles competition to knock Texas down to 3-1 on the season. Mitchell Pritchard took a three-set victory over Julian Zlobinsky to finish off the … Read More

Track & Field

Longhorns track and field team takes win at McCravy Memorial

The Texas Longhorns track and field team took a win as competition began at the Rod McCravy Memorial, hosted by the Kentucky Wildcats in Lexington on Friday. Texas won their second distance medley relay race in two tries as they finished in 9:52.07. They first won this year at last … Read More


Top JUCO linebacker chooses Texas

The Longhorns’ 2017 recruiting class grew to 15 members when Dodge City C.C. linebacker Gary Johnson chose Texas over programs like Oregon and USC. The 6-foot-1 linebacker was once an Alabama commit, but an SEC rule made him an ineligible transfer. That ruling benefits Tom Herman, who lands a … Read More

Men's Basketball

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


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

Editor’s note: All recruiting rankings based on the 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

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at No. 2 Kansas

Time: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Allen Fieldhouse (capacity 16,300) TV/Radio: CBS/104.9 FM The Horn Series history: Kansas leads the all-time series 27-8 in a series that dates back to Dec. 1938. The Jayhawks hold a 14-1 record in Lawrence and have won five straight. The last UT win was an 81-69 victory over Kansas … Read More


Tom Herman: Longhorns not expecting to add another QB for 2017

Texas coach Tom Herman said Friday he does not expect to bring in another quarterback prior to next season, opting to stick with Shane Buechele, Matthew Merrick and incoming freshman Sam Ehlinger. “We don’t have a lot of numbers,” Herman said during a radio interview on … Read More