Texas vs. Oklahoma State: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday at Oklahoma State: 1. Will Texas scheme up another way to slow down Chuba Hubbard? Hubbard was a finalist for the Doak Walker Award last season after leading the nation with 2,094 rushing yards. One of his 12 100-yard games came against Texas, but … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Dual-threat QBs against Tom Herman’s Longhorns — and the number 6

Each week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 6 — the jersey number that Texas has assigned to receiver Joshua Moore and linebacker Juwan Mitchell. Moore has caught six touchdowns this season, which ranks … Read More

Four to follow: Texas, Oklahoma State players worth watching in Saturday’s game

Texas (3-2, 1-2 Big 12) travels to Stillwater to play No. 6 Oklahoma State (4-0, 3-0) on Saturday (3 p.m., Fox) Four players worth watching:   Derek Kerstetter, Texas center Before he received a late offer from Texas in 2016, Kerstetter was actually committed to Oklahoma State. Four years later … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: How are Texas’ basketball players adapting to a new culture?

Happy Friday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (10/30/1971) Vic Schaefer installs a new culture for the women’s basketball team at Texas. News and notes. And finally, some Texas trivia. What is the UT football team’s record on Halloween? … Read More

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Texas is ‘holding out hope’ for Lauren Ebo as 2020-21 basketball season’s tipoff approaches

On Thursday, Texas basketball coach Vic Schaefer didn’t have much of an update on junior center Lauren Ebo’s availability for the 2020-21 season. Ebo transferred to Texas in April after spending two seasons at Penn State. Texas has appealed to the NCAA to relax a rule that would force Ebo … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Following a recruiting breakup, what’s next for Quinn Ewers and Texas?

In today’s Longhorn Confidential, the American-Statesman’s Mike Craven and Danny Davis react to five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers’ decision to back away from his commitment to Texas. Read more: Texas’ loss of five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers reflects a … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Texas adapts to playing football in less hostile territories in 2020

Happy Wednesday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (10/28/1978) Texas brings out the best in opposing fans. But what if those hostile stadiums aren’t close to being full? And finally, some Texas trivia. Who is responsible for two of the … Read More

With tight ends contributing, Texas looks to leave its egos behind on its trip to Oklahoma State

Late in Texas’ 27-16 win over Baylor last Saturday, senior Cade Brewer was told to “grind to the five.” Assistant coach Stan Drayton’s sideline mandate meant to stay in bounds and not score. Texas wanted to finalize its third win of the season, but some time was still left on … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: What stands out to Tom Herman about Oklahoma State?

Happy Tuesday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (10/27/2007) Tom Herman’s scouting report for Oklahoma State. Texas announces the same start date for both of its basketball teams. And finally, some Texas trivia. The biggest comeback in the history of … Read More

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Texas A&M, Tennessee and Baylor among the notable names on UT’s 2020-21 schedule

The Vic Schaefer era at Texas will tip off with a home game against SMU on Nov. 25, the Longhorns announced on Monday. Schaefer’s debut as the fifth head coach in the history of the women’s basketball program at Texas will open a 25-game schedule for … Read More

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Despite a shoulder sprain, Joseph Ossai expected back for Texas’ trip to Oklahoma State

Tom Herman said on Monday that he would be surprised if junior Joseph Ossai did not “play a significant part” in Texas’ upcoming football game against Oklahoma State. In the first half of UT’s 27-16 win over Baylor on Saturday, Ossai injured his shoulder while attempting … Read More

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Viewed now as a ‘coincidence,’ Derek Kerstetter’s penalties could become a concern at Texas

When asked on Monday about senior center Derek Kerstetter’s recent penalties, Texas coach Tom Herman shared a saying that he lives by. Once is an anomaly. Twice is a coincidence. Three times? Then you have a pattern. So in the eyes of Herman, Kerstetter’s issues are currently just a “coincidence.” … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Did beating Baylor gives Texas a confidence boost?

Happy Monday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (10/26/1991) How much confidence does UT’s football team have after this weekend? What was working for the volleyball team’s offense on Friday night? Which former Longhorns shined in the NFL on Sunday? And finally, … Read More

Five key plays: Texas 27, Baylor 16

There were 135 snaps taken in Texas’ 27-16 win over Baylor on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Puzzling punt With a 3-3 tie on the scoreboard in the second quarter, Baylor seemed poised to grab its second lead of … Read More

Texas-Baylor notebook: His fumbles behind him, Keaontay Ingram earns a noteworthy workload

On Texas’ first offensive snap Saturday, the Horns went with a short pass to freshman wide receiver Kelvontay Dixon. It resulted in a short loss of yardage, but it was still a memorable moment for Dixon, a four-star signee in Texas’ 2020 recruiting class. It was Dixon’s first-ever start as … Read More

Texas vs. Baylor: Five key matchups

Five key matchups out of the Texas-Baylor game to keep your eye on Saturday: Texas TE Cade Brewer vs. Baylor QB Charlie Brewer Analyzing a matchup between Charlie Brewer and Sam Ehlinger might make more sense, but that’s been done annually since their junior years at … Read More

With No. 2 Baylor suddenly on deck, No. 1 Texas rolls to a rout of the Red Raiders

In what was an abrupt tune-up for its biggest matches of the season, Texas thrashed Texas Tech on Friday night. Led by Logan Eggleston’s 13 kills, Texas overwhelmed the Red Raiders in a 25-17, 25-15, 25-12 win at the Erwin Center. With a victory that took less than 90 minutes … Read More

Texas’ notable number: How UT is faring under its new coordinators — and the number 9

Each week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 9 — the jersey number that Texas has assigned to cornerback Josh Thompson and wide receiver Al’Vonte Woodard. So far, Texas has allowed nine rushing touchdowns this season.  Derrick Johnson’s … Read More

Four to follow: Texas, Baylor players worth watching in Saturday’s game

Texas (2-2, 1-2 Big 12) hosts Baylor (1-1, 1-1) at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturday (2:30 p.m., ESPN). Four players worth watching:   William Bradley-King, Baylor linebacker A two-time all-Sun Belt honoree at Arkansas State, Bradley-King has been a welcomed addition to a Baylor defense that lost nine starters. In a … Read More

Texas vs. Baylor: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday against Baylor: 1. Does Sam Ehlinger get his first true win against Baylor? Technically, Ehlinger has beaten every team in the Big 12 in his impressive career. The Baylor square on his Big 12 bingo card is marked with an asterisk, though. The senior … Read More