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Top opponents for Texas in 2018, No. 21: Kansas WR Steven Sims Jr.

Football season will be here before you know it. Through the dog days of summer, we’re going to get you prepared  with a series on some of the best players Texas will face in 2018. Who is he? Quick, name the only returning player in the Big 12 who has … Read More

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Texas picked to finish 4th in Big 12 preseason poll; Oklahoma selected 1st

One media member picked Texas to win the Big 12 football championship in 2018, but 46 others are sticking with Oklahoma. The Sooners were the overwhelming No. 1 selection to win a fourth-straight conference title, while the Longhorns were selected fourth in the preseason poll voted on … Read More

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Texas given 3-1 odds to win 2018 Big 12 football championship

Red River Showdown, Part 2? Bovada believes. The online gambling website has Oklahoma as the odds-on favorite to win the Big 12. Texas isn’t far behind. The Longhorns were given just under 3-1 odds (+290) to win their first conference title since 2009. The Sooners are at +135. Read More

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Texas coach Tom Herman on watch list for coach of the year

In his first year of eligibility at Texas, Tom Herman is on the preseason watch list for the Dodd Trophy. First-year coaches are ineligible, but Herman did enough in his rookie season with the Longhorns to be considered an early candidate for the most prestigious coaching award in college football. Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2018, No. 22: Texas Tech LB Dakota Allen

Football season will be here before you know it. Through the dog days of summer, we’re going to get you prepared  with a series on some of the best players Texas will face in 2018. Who is he? Dakota Allen, “Last Chance U.” It’s a title that is going to … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2018, No. 23: USC TE Tyler Petite

Football season will be here before you know it. Through the dog days of summer, we’re going to get you prepared  with a series on some of the best players Texas will face in 2018. Who is he? Tyler Petite should be the best tight end Texas faces in 2018. Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2018, No. 24: Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray

Football season will be here before you know it. Through the dog days of summer, we’re going to get you prepared  with a series on some of the best players Texas will face in 2018. Who is he? Oklahoma will have a larger following in the Bay Area than normal … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2018, No. 25: USC RB Stephen Carr

Football season will be here before you know it. Through the dog days of summer, we’re going to get you prepared  with a series on some of the best players Texas will face in 2018. Who is he? Let’s start our list with a potential breakout star. Stephen Carr will … Read More

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WATCH: Kody Clemens hits 1st professional home run, then another

Kody Clemens celebrated American independence with his first professional home run on July 4. Then he hit another one for good measure. Playing for the West Michigan Whitecaps in Single-A, Clemens went yard on back-to-back at-bats against the Lansing Lugnuts at Cooley Law School Stadium. The Whitecaps won 7-3. Through … Read More

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Texas ex Brooks Kieschnick to be inducted into Southwest Conference Hall of Fame

Texas baseball is getting closer to a full lineup of inductees in the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame. On Tuesday, the Texas Sports Hall of Fame announced that Brooks Kieschnick will be the latest Longhorn inducted into the SWC Hall of Fame in September. He will be the eighth Longhorns baseball … Read More

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What makes Texas LB Breckyn Hager ‘freakish?’

Texas linebacker Breckyn Hager is one of the most easily recognized players on the roster. Flowing blond hair and a cocky attitude are the characteristics for which he is known by most Longhorns fans, but there is something else that led NFL scouts to describe him as … Read More

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This old Red River Rivalry intro will make you long for simpler times

The date is Oct. 11, 1980. Let the dulcet tones of a 51-year-old Keith Jackson carry you there. “Today, the 75th meeting between Texas and Oklahomaaah. It happens in Dallas. The football game, the party. Ohhhoooh, what a party. A few years ago, they started a little pep rally in … Read More

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Where will Mo Bamba end up? Rumors, projections ahead of 2018 NBA Draft

Will Mo Bamba stay in Texas, or will he be moving back home after the 2018 NBA Draft? Those are just two of the possible outcomes for the Texas star, who is expected to be a top-10 pick on Thursday night. RELATED: 12 big things about the Big … Read More

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Texas ex Derrick Johnson signs with longtime rival Raiders

Derrick Johnson will have to be careful he doesn’t head for the wrong locker room when he returns to Arrowhead Stadium this fall. He’ll be wearing the black and silver of the Oakland Raiders. The beloved Texas ex linebacker who spent 13 seasons in Kansas City signed with one of … Read More

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Report: Holton Hill, Desmond Harrison failed drug test before NFL Draft

Holton Hill was one of the surprise exclusions from the NFL Draft, as the former Texas cornerback signed an undrafted free agent deal with the Minnesota Vikings. According to a report from Bleacher Report’s draft guru Matt Miller, there is a very specific reason … Read More

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Former Texas player Greg Ploetz’s death subject of 1st trial involving football, CTE

The death of a former Texas football player could hold big ramifications for the future of college football and the NCAA. On June 11, the widow of Greg Ploetz is schedule to appear in a Dallas court, marking the first time a case involving football and chronic traumatic encephalopathy will have … Read More

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Texas LB Breckyn Hager trolls Connor Williams on draft day, hilarity ensues

Connor Williams is likely to become a multi-millionaire on Thursday, but Texas linebacker Breckyn Hager will always have that one time he owned the All-American left tackle in practice. And he kept the receipts. Hager posted video of a Longhorns practice on Instagram Thursday, prompting a hilarious group chat between … Read More

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Shaka Smart provides update on Andrew Jones: ‘His goal is to play next year’

The “2018 This is Texas Tour” swung through Midland on Tuesday, and it brought many of the top names in the Texas athletics program with it. During the festivities, Longhorns men’s basketball coach Shaka Smart provided a brief update on Andrew Jones, who has been battling leukemia since December. Read More

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LOOK: Boy who penned school paper on Sam Ehlinger gets to meet him

A couple weeks ago, we shared the story of a young boy who wrote a school paper about his admiration of Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger. Well, Zak-Anthony Velasquez got to meet “Sam the man.” RELATED: Texas QB Sam Ehlinger agrees to meet child who wrote school paper about … Read More

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LOOK: Survey offers multiple angles of Royal-Memorial Stadium south end zone renderings

Reports of a $140 million expansion to the south end zone of Royal-Memorial Stadium raised more questions than answers, but renderings surfaced this week that provide a sneak peek. On Tuesday evening, Texas Athletic Director Chris Del Conte tweeted out a rendering of the proposed expansion and … Read More