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Staff Tweets: The latest from Texas Football Pro Day

Austin American staffers Danny Davis and Brian Davis attended the Texas Pro Day, here’s what they’ve seen. Your 2017 Pro Day participants. #HookEm pic.twitter.com/2kKIPnXGee — Danny Davis (@aasdanny) March 28, 2017 David Ash going through the … Read More

Justin Rogers, defensive recruits headline Texas’ targets at Under Armour camp

Nearly a dozen legitimate Texas targets for the 2018 class were on display Sunday at Cedar Hill High School as part of the Under Armour All-America Camp Series. It’s a down year for Dallas-area recruiting. A week before, the UA camp was in Houston where most the top Texas targets … Read More

A Texas scholarship offer has mended the relationship with QB target Justin Rogers

CEDAR HILL — Louisiana’s Justin Rogers arrived in Austin for Texas’ junior day on Feb. 25 with anticipation. The four-star quarterback from Parkway, La. made the five-hour drive hoping he’d get a Longhorns offer. He left disappointed. One month later, though, Rogers has received his offer. “It felt like validation,” Rogers … Read More

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WATCH: Student Appreciation UT Football Practice

UT football Head Coach Tom Herman opened up practice for students to watch, and some got to participate. Read More

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Scholz Garten, Texas pre-game hot spot, to get menu makeover

One of the most popular pre-game destinations on the University of Texas campus is getting a tasty makeover. Scholz Garten is handing its food and beverage operations to  artisan sausage purveyors Frank on June 1. According to Statesman reporter Matthew Odam, “The restaurant is still finalizing its menu, but fans … Read More

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Tom Herman busts out the grill over the weekend

Tom Herman was doing some recruiting this weekend and thought it was time to bust out the grill. Meeting with Spring Westfield defensive back Braelon Bland of the Class of 2018, Herman pulled out the tool that took him viral during his team at Houston. I … Read More

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50 in 50: Texas football defensive stats to hate from 2016

It’s obvious now that Texas is in spring football practice, and it’s obvious that there’s a lot of defensive statistics that Texas fans ought to hate from 2016. After all, Texas did fire its defensive coordinator mid-season, allow point after point to teams like Notre Dame, Cal, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma … Read More

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Targeted by Texas, LSU QB Brandon Harris transferring to North Carolina

Texas coach Tom Herman made a hard recruiting charge after LSU quarterback Brandon Harris. But the graduate transfer announced on Sunday he’s headed to North Carolina. Harris, who will be eligible for the upcoming season, announced his decision Sunday on Facebook. “Obviously, it has … Read More

Students get close-up with football team on appreciation day

They all stood there, circled around the field and behind the ropes, watching the Texas football team practice. Students. Fans. Texas fans. Football fans. They were at Royal-Memorial Stadium, watching a new coach and a new team get ready for a new season. About 300 students were there. Most were … Read More

Texas RB Chris Warren one of several players injured during Saturday’s scrimmage

Texas running back Chris Warren III’s knee injury last October opened the door for D’Onta Foreman to run wild and gallop off with the Doak Walker Award. With Foreman now preparing for the NFL draft, Warren figures to be UT’s leading ballcarrier under first-year coach Tom Herman. Read More

As Texas’ new defensive coordinator, Todd Orlando welcomes this rebuilding challenge

Had Todd Orlando followed his originally intended path, he might be somewhere sweating out market corrections, weighing political risks and managing client expectations. Such is the life of a financial advisor. Instead, the Pittsburgh native got enamored with coaching and helping young people and never looked … Read More

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Social reaction: Longhorns put on first Student Appreciation Practice

On Saturday, Texas students were allowed to get up close to the the Longhorns at the first Student Appreciation Practice under coach Tom Herman. Many took advantage, and were treated to watching a full practice down at field level inside Royal-Memorial Stadium. Check out some of the photos and videos … Read More

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50 in 50: Texas football on TV

The Texas Football Spring Game will air live at 1 p.m. on the Longhorn Network on April 15, 2017. Mark it down. Ya’ll don’t even have to leave the man cave to watch the new version of the Longhorns scrimmage. But how is Texas’ TV game? The Longhorns can’t really … Read More

Potential Texas targets, Fab 55 members on display Sunday

Ten Fabulous 55 members without Texas offers are expected in attendance Sunday for the Under Armour All-America Camp Series. A dozen prospects with offers from the Longhorns are also expected in attendance for the invite-only camp. Don’t be surprised if Texas eventually offers a few of the players below. Fab … Read More

A dozen Texas targets expected to compete Sunday at Under Armour Camp

Future college players will converge on DFW for the second time in March Sunday for the Under All-America Camp Series at Cedar Hill High School. Many of these same players participated at The Opening regional in Dallas March 4. Here is the latest on the dozen expected attendees … Read More

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WATCH: D’Onta Foreman adds awards to Texas trophy case

D’Onta Foreman will soon be in the NFL, but he left quite a legacy at Texas with his record-breaking 2016 campaign. On Friday, Foreman stopped by campus to leave a couple of treasured possessions behind. Watch him place the Doak Walker and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Awards in the Longhorns … Read More

Texas target B.J. Foster made an early impression on his head coach

Angleton High School head football coach, Ryan Roark, began a tradition when he took the job six football seasons ago. At least a few times a year, Roark makes his way to Pop Warner fields near the administration buildings. It gives him a chance to be seen by future players … Read More

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Where’s the beef? Texas left off list of South’s best tailgates

Texas fans can be called a lot of things, but poor tailgaters isn’t one of them. The smells that rise from around Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturdays each fall are enough to draw even non-football fans to see what all the buzz is about. So when Southern Living compiled … Read More

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WWE star The Undertaker visits Longhorns practice, shares life story

Celebrity sightings are nothing new at Texas practices, but there has never been one quite like the visit Tom Herman set up for his team on Thursday. Longtime WWE superstar The Undertaker, an Austin resident and lifetime Longhorns fan (who knew!) came out to the 40 Acres and lifted the … Read More

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WATCH: Texas DC Todd Orlando – ‘We’ve got to do a better job of communicating’ in 2017

On Thursday, the Longhorns opened up its fourth spring football practice to the media, and hookem.com’s Danny Davis offered up his observations. Texas lineman Patrick Vahe spoke to the media and discussed how he is “on a different road right now,” and is looking forward to a new … Read More