Bevo Beat

After some tough struggles in recent years, Iowa State has Longhorns’ attention

Every week, Texas players talk up their opponent and there’s a lot of lip-service. Heading into Saturday’s game against Iowa State, there’s a noticeable difference in tone. “Iowa State’s offense is complicated, dude,” defensive end Charles Omenihu said. Freshman quarterback Brock Purdy has … Read More

The Dotted Line: In-person scouting reports of six 2019 Texas commits

The playoffs start for the 11-man football teams across the state of Texas. The Longhorns hold 20 commitments in the 2019 class with just over a month remaining before the early signing period starts on Dec. 19. Tom Herman’s program expects most of those prospects to sign on that day, … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas, with all its offensive points and defensive issues, sure passes for a Big 12 team

Don’t look now, but Texas has become the quintessential Big 12 team. High-scoring. No defense. Lots and lots of passing. Doesn’t that scream Big 12? Not that this was Tom Herman’s plan when he got here. Not at all. If anything, this has evolved into the anti-Tom Herman team. After … Read More

Texas 65, Louisiana-Monroe 55: The Horns? ‘They’re a little bit of a hard team to figure out’

One week into the season, it’s too early to peg anybody for anything. West Virginia lost to Buffalo. TCU struggled against Oral Roberts. Kansas has looked like, well, Kansas. So it’s not too surprising that Texas is thrashing about in fits and starts. The … Read More