Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: A trip down the 2006 Rose Bowl memory lane never gets old for Texas fans

ESPN went straight for the heart strings this week and America was more than happy to retake a much-traveled trip down memory lane. On Tuesday night, the Longhorn Network started a 24-hour loop of Texas’ historic 41-38 national championship game win over the Goliath that was USC at the 2006 … Read More

‘The stars were aligning a little bit for us’: What’s on deck for Texas softball in 2021?

Earlier this week, Texas baseball coach David Pierce told reporters a story about a recent game of catch with two eight-year-olds from his neighborhood. Susan Pierce gave her husband a hard time when she overheard him coaching the kids. But what else was he supposed to do? Pierce argued that … Read More

The Dotted Line: Is Texas commit Billy Bowman Jr. a safety or wide receiver? His dad weighs in

Texas commit Billy Bowman Jr. hates to be tackled. That became apparent early in his football career when he’d choose to fall down in flag football rather than get his flag pulled. As he progressed into tackle football in elementary school, his dad, Billy … Read More

With NCAA eligibility, MLB draft altered, Texas baseball is tackling 2021 roster management

Texas baseball coach David Pierce called this week’s NCAA decision to restore a year of eligibility for all spring sports athletes a “victory” on Wednesday. Monday’s ruling — and uncertainty over this year’s MLB draft — has created a numbers game for Pierce. He currently has 49 players tied to … Read More

Following shoulder surgery, Texas’ Brandon Jones turns to his studies as the draft approaches

Texas was supposed to host a NFL job fair for its seniors on Wednesday. The Longhorns’ annual pro timing day, which was scheduled for Wednesday, would have given players with professional aspirations a chance to work out in front of NFL scouts and representatives. But UT’s pro day, along with … Read More

The Dotted Line: Competitiveness, toughness are innate in Texas commitment Jalen Milroe

Jalen Milroe was born with a competitive streak that’s as big as the smile that’s constantly on his face. The Texas quarterback commitment has always wanted to win, even when he was a young kid playing car games with his two siblings. Milroe would … Read More