Bevo Beat

Texas adds four-star cornerback Jamier Johnson

Four-star cornerback Jamier Johnson became Texas’ 14th pledge Friday afternoon when the Pasadena, Calif. Native chose the Longhorns over 14 other offers, including Ohio State and Oregon. The 6-0, 170-pound prospect attends high school at John Muir. He’s the 17th-ranked cornerback and the 24th-best … Read More

Texas ex Jarrett Allen is the last man standing in the Brooklyn Nets’ frontcourt

NEW YORK — Jarrett Allen finds himself in familiar territory. Allen is set to be the starting center for the Brooklyn Nets as they travel south for the NBA’s 22-team resumption of the regular season. He will replace DeAndre Jordan, the veteran center who succeeded Allen as the starter just … Read More

Our 12th annual preseason Top 25: No. 23 Iowa eyes another 10-win season, Big Ten title shot

The 2020 college football season is two months away. Right? As it approaches with question marks, our 12th annual countdown series of our preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff, breaks down who we think are the top teams in the country. Last year’s eventual College Football … Read More

UT’s DeMarvion Overshown: ‘I can not continue to perform for a program that doesn’t show me the same love and support I do for them’

In a lengthy message that was published on his Twitter account on Thursday, Texas football player DeMarvion Overshown announced that he “will be sitting out all team activities.” Overshown’s statement comes three weeks after nearly 40 student-athletes publicly called for Texas to address racial issues on … Read More

Bevo Beat

Gonzaga among the notable names on UT’s 2020-21 non-conference schedule

Marquee matchups and a trip to Maui are among the highlights on the non-conference schedule for the Texas men’s basketball team, which was released on Thursday. Texas is set to open its 2020-21 season with a home game against Louisiana on Nov. 10. Three days later, the Erwin Center will … Read More