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Texas football

Field goals do matter: Baylor reopens its kicking competition for UT

Even with Art Briles no longer at the helm, Baylor is aggressive on offense, shunning field goals if there’s a reasonable chance of converting a fourth down. The Bears are 11 of 17 on fourth down attempts this season. Coach Jim Grobe isn’t adverse to field goals. But he’s got … Read More


Texas RB D’Onta Foreman omitted as ESPN lists top players

Is ESPN overlooking Texas junior D’Onta Foreman? On Wednesday, ESPN released its mid-season list of college football’s 50 best players. Included in the rankings were five running backs, but Foreman was not one of them. San Diego State’s Donnel Pumphrey (No. 5), Florida State’s Dalvin Cook (No. 15), … Read More


Whys of Texas: Is Baylor really the ‘worst 6-0 team in America?’

Under normal circumstances, Saturday would have been circled, highlighted and otherwise celebrated on every Texas fan’s calendar. Eighth-ranked Baylor (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) is coming to Royal-Memorial Stadium, but there’s not much excitement. The Longhorns are 3-4 and are fighting an uphill climb to reach bowl eligibility. But hasn’t this game … Read More

Episode 32 of On Second Thought: Texas Ex Johnnie Johnson expects Charlie Strong back in 2017

Longhorn legend Johnnie Johnson joins Kirk and Ced on Episode 32 to discuss what ails the Texas secondary. He also handicaps Charlie’s Strong chances of survival, D’Onta Foreman’s performance and talks about his Longhorn sons Kirk and Collin, plus his Moving Families Initiative. Kirk and Ced also preview Texas-Baylor and … Read More


Longhorns in the NFL: Week 7

Is there such a thing as a former Longhorn? These players will always be Longhorns to University of Texas fans, even though they’ve graduated to the next level of football. Every week we’ll update you on how they performed the previous weekend. Here’s a look at the Longhorns in the … Read More


Watch this hilarious offensive lineman TD from Texas practice

Sometimes the best plays are the ones you least expect to happen. Texas freshman offensive lineman Tope Imade certainly didn’t think he’d be scoring when he pulled from left guard during a Longhorns practice, but that’s exactly what happened in a video he shared via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas freshman Jarrett Allen comes in at No. 37 on CBS Sports player rankings

At the Big 12 basketball media day on Monday, Texas coach Shaka Smart said freshman Jarrett Allen is “getting better and better.” If that’s the case, opponents had better watch out. Allen is already expected to be scary good. RELATED COVERAGE: Kerwin Roach, Eric Davis now in … Read More


USA TODAY: Texas coach Charlie Strong has sixth-richest salary in college football

According to data obtained by USA TODAY Sports, Texas coach Charlie Strong has the sixth-richest salary in college football, slated to make $5.2 million in 2016. Strong ranks behind Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh ($9 million), Alabama’s Nick Saban ($6.9 million), Ohio State’s Urban Meyer ($6.1 million), Oklahoma’s Bob Stoops ($5.6 … Read More

Women's Basketball

Florida recruit visiting Texas women’s hoops

One of the nation’s top basketball players will make an official visit to the University of Texas. Rellah Boothe, a 6-3 forward from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., is listed as the No. 3 overall prospect in the nation by ESPN. She is listed as the No. 1 forward for … Read More


Texas players react to QB Kai Locksley receiving his release

On Tuesday, Texas redshirt freshman Kai Locksley announced via Twitter that he had received his release to transfer from the school. 🐂 — A$AP Locks (@LOCKSnLOADED_3) October 25, 2016 Locksley, who was recruited as a quarterback but switched to receiver prior … Read More