#BakeShow: Westlake recruit Will Baker, UT fans get first look at Longhorns at Texas Tip-Off

Marketing officials tried the divide-and-conquer approach on Wednesday at the Texas Tip-Off. The pros worried about the hundreds of Longhorns fans inside Gregory Gym. Guard Matt Coleman focused on a target audience of one — the 7-footer Will Baker from Westlake. Carrying a … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 8 guide to watching Texas commits in action

The regular season is beginning to wind down and each game on the slate is an important district game. Four of Texas’ 2019 commits — David Gbenda, Javonne Shepherd, Jake Smith and Derrian Brown — are on an open week and defensive back Marques Caldwell is … Read More

Texas’ notable number: The resurgence of the Horns’ pass rush — and the number 9

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 9 — the number worn by junior receiver Collin Johnson, who has caught a touchdown in each of his last four games. Texas has allowed nine passing … Read More

Bevo Beat

DeShon Elliott on Texas freshman Caden Sterns: “He is better than me.”

Ex-Texas star safety DeShon Elliott apparently thinks highly of his replacement in the Longhorns’ secondary. Earlier this week on its Instagram account, the Texas football program celebrated Caden Sterns’ placement on ESPN’s midseason freshman All-America team. In the post’s comments section, a user suggested that Sterns might … Read More

A ‘nasty’ result: Texas making progress on the offensive line since Zach Shackelford’s return

When asked a week ago to name his team’s nastiest offensive lineman, Texas left tackle Calvin Anderson didn’t hesitate in nominating Zach Shackelford. There’s no reason to feign outrage over that response. Don’t expect a heavyweight bout in the locker room between the 300-pound tackle and the 305-pound center. Shackelford … Read More

The Dotted Line: Peyton Powell, Kennedy Lewis rave about Texas visit

Three-star wide receiver Kennedy Lewis took an official visit to Texas and watched the improved Longhorns outlast Baylor. The momentum around the program is impacting recruits around the state. The 6-3 prospect was committed to TCU until Tuesday night. “I will most likely open my recruitment back … Read More