Brian Davis

American-Statesman Staff

Eyes on Texas: Missed tackles are nothing new around here, but Todd Orlando’s got to stop it

Todd Orlando won’t share his secrets, but it’s clear he’s been losing weight since the season began. The 1993 Wisconsin roster listed the 6-foot linebacker at 225 pounds. He’s bound to be well under that now. On Wednesday, Orlando met reporters with multi-day scruff poking out … Read More

Texas’ notable number: The Longhorns’ lack of sacks — and the number 3

Each week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 3 — the jersey number that is currently assigned to injured cornerback Jalen Green. Texas senior Devin Duvernay, with 53 receptions through six games, is on a pace to record … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 8 guide to watching Texas commits in the 2020, 2021 class

Three of Texas’ 20 commitments in the 2020 class are not in action this week as Kitan Crawford and his Tyler John Tyler teammates get a late open week, while Hudson Card and Jaylen Garth are out for the season with injuries. The other … Read More

Former Texas recruiting coordinator Ken Dabbs dies at 84

Ken Dabbs, the first Westlake head football coach and the University of Texas recruiting coordinator who was responsible for bringing eventual Heisman Trophy winner Earl Campbell to the school, died Wednesday night after a lengthy hospital stay. Dabbs, 84, was considered the best Longhorn recruiter in school history. He worked … Read More

Bevo Beat

Big 12 coaches pick Texas to finish fourth during the 2019-20 men’s basketball season

Coming off last season’s NIT championship, Texas was picked to finished fourth this season by the Big 12 men’s basketball coaches, according to the preseason poll released Thursday. The Longhorns did not have anyone named to the preseason All-Big 12 team, although guard Matt Coleman did … Read More