Commitment 101: Texas adds star potential in 2021 quarterback Jalen Milroe

Tom Herman continued his tradition of nabbing his quarterback prospect a year before the start of their junior season when Katy Tompkins four-star Jalen Milroe picked the Longhorns on Sunday.  Roschon Johnson and Hudson Card committed the summer before their junior seasons. Milroe becomes the third member of … Read More

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Watch list for college football’s top center again includes Texas’ Shackelford

For a third straight season, Texas senior Zach Shackelford will open a football season on the watch list for the Rimington Trophy. The Rimington Trophy is given annually to the best center in college football. Ex-UT center Chris Hall was a finalist for the Rimington Award in 2009, but no Longhorn … Read More

Our 11th annual Top 25 countdown: No. 7 Notre Dame’s schedule has CFP flavor

We’re 39 days away from the 2019 season opener, but it’s never too early to talk college football. We continue with our 11th annual countdown series of our preseason Top 25 as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s eventual CFP semifinalists ranked first, second, eighth and 13th in … Read More

Brian Davis

American-Statesman Staff

Eyes on Texas: What does being ‘back’ even mean these days for the Longhorns?

Nothing saps one’s energy like the annual ritual of wondering whether “Texas is back.” Ugh, just reading those three words is draining, bordering on debilitating. Yuck. Alas, it was the topic du jour at Big 12 media days. At least, it was when people … Read More

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Snubbed by the Big 12, could Collin Johnson instead become UT’s first Biletnikoff awardee?

On Thursday, Texas senior Collin Johnson was placed on the preseason watch list for the Biletnikoff Award. Since the first Biletnikoff Award was awarded to college football’s best receiver in 1994, no Longhorn has been the recipient. Jordan Shipley was a finalist in 2009. In 13 games last season, the 6-6, 220-pound … Read More