Texas 31, No. 17 TCU 16: Five key plays

There were 149 snaps taken in Texas’ 31-16 win over No. 17 TCU on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. TCU strikes first Backed by a 5-for-5 passing performance from Shawn Robinson, TCU drove 46 yards over eight plays on the … Read More

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WATCH: Danny Davis and Brian Davis talk TCU on the Longhorn Minute

Statesman writers Brian Davis and Danny Davis discuss Texas’ 31-16 win over TCU. Read More

After beating TCU, Texas is thinking it may boast one of the ‘best wide receiver group in the nation’

On Sunday, Collin Johnson says he just plans to celebrate his birthday with his family. If those plans seem low-key for turning 21, don’t worry. Johnson was the center of attention at a party at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturday that was attended by 95,124 people. The junior receiver had 124 … Read More

Texas-TCU notebook: Horns’ Boyd, Horned Frogs’ Reagor engaged in intriguing day-long battles

Jalen Reagor compiled the statistics, but Kris Boyd got the win. Reagor, TCU’s sophomore wide receiver, kept Boyd busy during Texas’ 31-16 win over No. 17 TCU on Saturday. Reagor did not record any offensive statistics in last year’s meeting, but led TCU with eight catches for … Read More

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Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger moves past his high school coach in UT’s history books

Todd Dodge once predicted that Sam Ehlinger would be a better quarterback at Texas than he was. Statistically-speaking, it only took Ehlinger until the fourth game of his sophomore season to back up those words. With an eight-yard pass to Tre Watson in the third quarter of … Read More

The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Saturday’s Longhorns-Horned Frogs game

The Longhorns host No. 17 TCU on Saturday. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Ben Banogu, TCU defensive end Banogu’s stats through three games — five tackles, four quarterback hurries — aren’t anything to write home about. But don’t forget that Banogu is this year’s Big 12 … Read More

Texas vs. TCU: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday against TCU: 1. Will Texas’ defense struggle without Malcolm Roach? Roach, a junior linebacker with 11 career starts, will miss the next six to eight weeks with a fractured foot. His timeline was announced on Monday as Texas began preparing … Read More

Offenses’ Emma-nies: Jett, Regan share a name and defensive goals as Texas opens Big 12 play

For a while now, “Emma” has been one of the most popular names among newborns. You don’t need to tell Texas soccer player Emma Regan that. In fact, Regan once played on a club team with a coach named Emma and two teammates named Emma. So when the freshman arrived at Texas … Read More

Texas’ notable number: A positively negative game for the Horns’ run defense — and the number 30

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 30 — the number worn by sophomore running back Toneil Carter and defensive back Mason Ramirez, a Round Rock native who has now walked on at both Texas and Kansas. Read More

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WATCH: Ex-Texas punter Michael Dickson attempts a rare drop-kick kickoff in the NFL

Unless they were rooting for Texas, football fans probably hadn’t watched many highlights involving a punter lately. A national audience, however, was introduced to ex-Longhorn star Michael Dickson on Monday night. A rookie punter for the Seattle Seahawks, Dickson caught the attention of football fans when he did a rare drop-kick … Read More

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Last week’s losses to Stanford will cost No. 5 Texas now and possibly later

Ranked third last week, Texas has been voted into the fifth slot in the AVCA’s national poll this week. Texas slipped in the polls after losing twice to Stanford, which is the poll’s No. 2 team for a second straight week. Texas was swept in California last Tuesday … Read More

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Texas linebacker Malcolm Roach to miss 6-8 weeks with a foot injury

Texas expects junior linebacker Malcolm Roach to miss the next six to eight weeks with a fractured foot, coach Tom Herman said at his weekly press conference on Monday. Roach was injured in the first half of Saturday’s 37-14 win over No. 22 USC. Herman told reporters … Read More

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Big 12 rewards Texas linebacker Gary Johnson following standout performance against USC

After finding a home in USC’s backfield, Texas senior linebacker Gary Johnson was named the Big 12’s defensive player of the week on Monday. This is the first time this season that the Big 12 has given one of its weekly awards to a Longhorn. Johnson, who transferred to Texas … Read More

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With history not on its side, Texas set to travel to Kansas State for a Saturday matinee

The Big 12 announced on Monday that Kansas State will host Texas at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 29. FS1 will televise this meeting between Texas and Kansas State, which will be held at  Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kan. This is the second straight week that an afternoon kickoff … Read More

Texas 37, No. 22 USC 14: Five key plays

There were 146 snaps taken in Texas’ 37-14 win over No. 22 USC on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. A little running room USC opened the game with the football, and freshman JT Daniels looked the part of a … Read More

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WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Texas takes down USC, 37-14

Statesman writers Danny Davis and Brian Davis break down Texas’ 37-14 win over USC. RELATED: Texas 37, USC 14: One winning play leads to another, sparking a 34-point avalanche in Longhorns romp RELATED: Bohls: Will this win over USC spark a Texas turnaround? It’s a start … Read More

Texas-USC notebook: Freshman Cameron Dicker gave Horns a leg up on Trojans

It took three games, but Texas freshman kicker Cameron Dicker finally got to show what his right leg can do for the Longhorns. Dicker booted three field goal in Saturday’s 37-14 win over USC. He was perfect on his attempts, including two from 46 yards out. He also nailed four … Read More

Undone by errors, No. 3 Texas loses to No. 2 Stanford for the second time in a week

For the second time this week, Stanford exposed some of the flaws on UT’s volleyball team. Texas hit .231 and struggled significantly with its serving in a 25-16, 25-18, 20-25, 25-18 loss to Stanford on Friday. The third-ranked team in the country, Texas dropped six of the seven sets … Read More

The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Saturday’s Longhorns-Trojans game

The Longhorns host No. 22 USC on Saturday night. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Chase McGrath, USC kicker McGrath has made six of his seven field goal attempts; only Utah State’s Dominik Eberle and North Texas’ Cole Hedlund have converted more. McGrath already has nailed kicks … Read More

Texas vs. USC: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday night against USC: 1. Can USC cover Collin Johnson (this time)? Johnson made a name for himself last year in Los Angeles as he turned seven receptions into 191 yards in a double-overtime loss. In UT’s history, only Jordan Shipley … Read More