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Leukemia survivors pen open letters to Texas guard Andrew Jones

Support keeps pouring in for Texas guard Andrew Jones. By Wednesday afternoon, more than $100,000 had been raised to help with medical and necessary family expenses after it was announced that Jones had been diagnosed with leukemia. To contribute to that fund, click here. This week, Nick Paquette … Read More

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Oklahoma hires former Texas strength coach Bennie Wylie

Bennie Wylie is crossing the Red River. Oklahoma announced earlier this week that Wylie, who served as the strength coach at Texas from 2011-13, will be the Sooners’ new director of sports performance. He had been working as a private trainer in Abilene after leaving Austin. Read More

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Social reaction: Texas fans react to news that wristband policy is no more

Texas fans will experience some major changes to the Royal-Memorial Stadium experience this fall. The school announced Thursday that it will be making wholesale changes to its student ticket policy for the 2018 season. RELATED: Texas officials ditching football wristband policy, moving students together in 2018 Full … Read More

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‘Texas Family’ releases video showing support for Andrew Jones

The #TexasFamily hashtag is often tossed around on Twitter to convey the relationship between University of Texas athletes, students, faculty and alumni. This week, that hashtag has taken on a heavier tone. On Friday, Texas released a video with members of the family sharing supportive messages for one of their … Read More

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Mike Krzyzewski: ‘Basketball gods’ were on Texas’ side in win over TCU

In his more than 50 years in college basketball, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has seen just about everything. When he speaks, people listen. During his ESPNU Radio show on Thursday, he talked about Texas guard Andrew Jones, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia. Krzyzewski watched the ending of the … Read More

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Sam Ehlinger for Heisman? Early odds give Texas QB a chance in 2018

Texas coach Tom Herman may not name a starting quarterback until Week 1, but the folks setting the betting lines have already pegged one of the Longhorns quarterbacks as a Heisman Trophy contender. Sam Ehlinger is a 25-to-1 favorite to take home the top honor in college football in 2018, … Read More

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Social reaction: Texas basketball players, coaches, rivals support Andrew Jones in fight against leukemia

The Texas basketball community was rocked on Wednesday with the news that sophomore guard Andrew Jones has been diagnosed with leukemia. RELATED: Texas guard Andrew Jones diagnosed with leukemia “He has begun treatments, and we hope everyone will keep him in your thoughts and prayers,” said a statement … Read More

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Texas ranked in Athlon Sports’ ‘Way-Too-Early’ 2018 top 25

There’s way too early, and then there’s ranking teams before the previous season’s national champion has been crowned. Nonetheless, the calendar has flipped to 2018, and inquiring minds want to know what the picture looks like for next season. Athlon Sports released a top 25 on Wednesday, … Read More

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Texas fans ‘Sound Off’ after Longhorns close 2017 with Texas Bowl win over Missouri

Hookem.com asked Texas fans to “Sound Off” on our Facebook page after watching the Longhorns secure their first winning season since 2013 with a 33-16 victory over Missouri in the Texas Bowl. As you can imagine, we got responses from passionate fans who were proud of the progress … Read More

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What Tom Herman said after beating Missouri 33-16 in Texas Bowl

By beating Missouri 33-16 in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night, Texas secured its first winning season since 2013. Afterward, Longhorns coach Tom Herman spoke about the win and put it in perspective with the rest of his first season on the 40 Acres. Here is some of what he … Read More

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Texas players, Tom Herman appear to mock Missouri QB Drew Lock with TD celebration

Texas finished off its first winning season since 2013 with a 33-16 win over Missouri in the Texas Bowl, and it felt so good. In fact, the Longhorns might have been feeling themselves a little too much after wide receiver Armanti Foreman scored a touchdown in the final minutes. After … Read More

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WATCH: Texas LB Anthony Wheeler scoops up fumble, returns for touchdown in Texas Bowl

Just as it looked like Missouri was starting to build momentum, the Texas defense came up with a game-changing turnover. Longhorns safety P.J. Locke forced an Ish Witter fumble, which Anthony Wheeler scooped up and returned 38 yards for a touchdown. Texas led 21-7 after the score. Read More

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WATCH: Texas WR John Burt drags foot, puts Longhorns up 14-0 against Missouri

Texas quarterbacks Shane Buechele and Sam Ehlinger both threw touchdown passes in the first quarter of the Texas Bowl, helping the Longhorns grab a 14-0 lead over Missouri. Wide receiver John Burt made the highlight play of the opening period on the second touchdown, dragging his feet in the corner … Read More

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Social reaction: Texas fans take in postseason football at Texas Bowl

It has been a little while since Texas football fans had a bowl to attend. Three years, to be exact. That changed Wednesday as the Longhorns played Missouri in the Texas Bowl at NRG Stadium in Houston. Check out the scene as fans post their best selfies, Bevo photos and … Read More

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Texas football walk-ons sign off with Nickelback spoof

Ah, college memories. While many of their teammates pursued NFL aspirations, the walk-on players at the University of Texas got the experience of playing football for the Longhorns without all the pressure. And they’ve got the Instagram photos to prove it. As their careers come to a close, the unsung … Read More

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5 memorable meetings between Texas and Missouri

When Texas and Missouri meet next week in the Texas Bowl, it will be their first tussle since the Tigers bolted for the Southeastern Conference in 2012. The Longhorns and Tigers will renew a series that stretches all the way back to 1894 — the second recorded season of football … Read More

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Texas LT Connor Williams thanks ‘bullies of my past’ in heartfelt letter

Connor Williams may be done playing for the Longhorns, but his presence will be felt for years to come at the University of Texas. A consensus All-American as a sophomore, Williams became known for his dominating presence at left tackle. When he went down with a knee injury three games … Read More

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Did Urban Meyer throw shade at Texas during his Signing Day press conference?

CORRECTION: Urban Meyer was addressing Land of 10 reporter Austin Ward, not referring to the city of Austin, Texas. The story has been corrected to reflect that. The jury is still out on the early signing period in college football. Texas made its mark on Wednesday, grabbing 17 … Read More

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Social reaction: Texas, recruits, coaches, fans celebrate National Signing Day

Christmas National Signing Day came early this year at the University of Texas, as an early signing period allowed Longhorns coach Tom Herman to get a jump start on his loaded Class of 2018. FOLLOW LIVE: It’s December, it’s National Signing Day and who’s signing with Texas? The … Read More

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Matt Coleman’s heroics help Texas avoid embarrassing home loss

Good morning and welcome to Breakfast with Bevo, your morning stop for Texas Longhorns news and notes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Texas football, recruiting, basketball and more. Texas tiptoes past Tennessee State On a dreary and foggy Austin evening, the … Read More