Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Spring game shows that the quarterback position is still a process at Texas

Sam Ehlinger and Shane Buechele were OK on Saturday night. Both made some throws. Missed some others. To hope for one of them to become the next Vince Young or Colt McCoy? Not realistic. Doesn’t mean that one can’t become the leader that this Texas offense sorely needs. Neither lit … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Lil’Jordan Humphrey, Collin Johnson reveal themselves as big-time Texas threats

Lil’ Jordan Humphrey was everywhere Saturday night. The junior-to-be wide receiver was outside catching passes. He was inside catching passes. He was catching balls over the middle and in the seams. And when he wasn’t doing that, he was running the ball out of the Texas backfield like the two-time … Read More

Orange-White notebook: Scrimmage features a different format, new punter and sibling rivalry

An uptick in fan interest wasn’t the only notable difference between Tom Herman’s first and second Orange-White spring games. Texas used a different format Saturday for its annual scrimmage, which the White team won by a 23-13 score. Last year’s game pitted the first-team offense against the defensive backups and … Read More

Texas spring wrap-up: Offensive success this fall could hinge on Longhorns’ running game

This may surprise the burnt-orange hoi polloi, but quarterback play isn’t the biggest issue facing the Longhorns’ offense. It’s the running game. Earl Campbell, Ricky Williams, Cedric Benson, Jamaal Charles, D’Onta Foreman … these running back names all ring a bell, right? All posted 1,000-yard seasons … Read More

Texas spring wrap-up: The defense sees its confidence growing by leaps, bounds

Nobody inside the Texas football complex will say it publicly, but some were overjoyed with the defensive performance against Missouri in the Texas Bowl. It’s because of who wasn’t on the field. Safety DeShon Elliott pulled out to protect his draft status. Linebacker Malik Jefferson tried, … Read More

Orange-White game: Our four pregame questions for Texas — answered

On Saturday morning, we asked four questions about the Orange-White game. Here’s how they played out: 1. WHICH QUARTERBACK LOOKED BETTER? It was a push. Both looked good (at times) and not so good (at times). Neither Shane Buechele nor Sam Ehlinger were able to separate themselves last … Read More