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Sam Houston State adds former Longhorn Toneil Carter to its backfield

Next fall, Toneil Carter will be wearing a different shade of orange. Carter announced on Tuesday that he will resume his football career at Sam Houston State. Carter spent the last two seasons at Texas, but he left the team in December. The Houston-raised running back will … Read More

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Ex-Texas receiver Davion Curtis to now catch footballs for former Longhorn coordinator

On Monday, former Texas receiver Davion Curtis said he will close out his collegiate career at McNeese State. Curtis spent two years with the Longhorns but left the program this past August. He instead played at Tyler Junior College this fall. Curtis caught 21 footballs for the Apaches, … Read More

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David Hamilton’s injury costs Texas positioning but not its place in a national preseason poll

After ending last season on NCAA’s biggest stage, Texas will still be in the spotlight when the curtain rises on the 2019 baseball season. Texas was ranked 23rd in D1Baseball’s preseason poll, which was released on Monday morning. Vanderbilt topped the organization’s rankings, and No. 3 Texas … Read More

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Texas shortstop David Hamilton to be sidelined for the 2019 season with an Achilles injury

Texas shortstop David Hamilton will miss the 2019 baseball season with an Achilles injury, the school confirmed on Saturday. Hamilton had what the school called a “successful surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles” on Friday afternoon. OrangeBloods was the first to report on Hamilton’s injury. A junior from … Read More

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Top pitching prospect flips his commitment from TCU to Texas

Prized pitching prospect Jared Kelley has decided to wear burnt orange instead of purple in college. Kelley, a right-handed pitcher from Refugio, announced on Friday night that he had given a verbal commitment to Texas. In addition to bolstering the future pitching staff at Texas, Kelley’s decision also impacts one … Read More

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Statistically speaking, where did Texas stand out during the 2018 football season?

By now, Texas fans are likely aware that the Longhorns ended the 2018 football season ranked ninth in the Associated Press’ poll. The ranking was UT’s highest since it lost to Alabama in 2009’s championship game. Texas was one of 25 Football Bowl Subdivision-level teams to win … Read More

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The NFL can wait: Texas safety Brandon Jones to return to the Longhorns for his senior season

For one more season, football fans can find Brandon Jones in Texas’ secondary. On Thursday, Jones announced on his Twitter page that he will return to the Longhorns for his senior season. Jones recently completed his third season as a Longhorn safety. His declaration comes after receiver Collin Johnson and … Read More

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Big 12 coaches set a high bar for Texas ahead of the 2019 softball season

With the countdown to the start of the 2019 softball season underway, the Big 12’s coaches are seeing silver in Texas’ future. Texas was ranked second in the Big 12’s preseason poll on Thursday. The Longhorns trailed only Oklahoma, which has won the conference’s last seven regular-season championships, in a … Read More

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Texas adds an All-American to its track and field program, but Tara Davis’ debut must wait

All-American Tara Davis has joined the Texas track and field program after a contentious transfer from Georgia, the school announced on Wednesday. Davis, who is currently a sophomore, must sit out the 2019 seasons due to the NCAA’s transfer rules. When she is eligible to compete, she will resume a … Read More

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Will replacing the NFL-bound Lil’Jordan Humphrey on the depth chart be a big problem for Texas?

Texas junior Lil’Jordan Humphrey announced on Tuesday that he will enter the NFL Draft. He will attempt to become the first UT receiver drafted since Marquise Goodwin was a third-round pick in 2013. While Humphrey is chasing history and his professional aspirations, Texas needs to find his replacement. Humphrey started … Read More

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They’re back: For the first time in six seasons, No. 9 Texas makes an appearance in the AP’s final poll

Texas will officially enter the off-season ranked among the top ten teams in the nation. Texas was voted into the ninth slot in the Associated Press’ final poll of the 2018 football season, which was released after Monday night’s national championship game. Clemson, which blew out Alabama in the NCAA’s finale, … Read More

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Football writers laud Texas safety Caden Sterns as one of America’s top freshmen

Texas freshman safety Caden Sterns entered his first season of college football as a five-star recruit. He’ll exit his debut as an All-American. The Football Writers Association of America named Sterns a Freshman All-American on Monday. Sterns had previously been given the same designation by USA Today and ESPN. Sterns … Read More

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Comeback continues for Cat Osterman as ex-Longhorn star makes Team USA’s cut

Cat Osterman, the former standout at the University of Texas and two-time Olympian, has earned a spot on the  2019 USA Softball Women’s National Team. USA Softball announced its 18-athlete roster on Monday, and Osterman was one of four pitchers that made the cut. USA Softball’s team trials … Read More

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Call to the Hall: Legendary Longhorn Vince Young to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Already responsible for one of the greatest plays in college football’s history, former Texas quarterback Vince Young will now be honored among the sport’s greatest players. Young will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation announced on Monday. Young will join inductees like Notre Dame receiver Raghib … Read More

Texas 28, Georgia 21: Five key plays from the Sugar Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — There were 142 snaps taken in Texas’ 28-21 victory over Georgia in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. A perfect start One of the very few things that did not go UT’s way … Read More

Sugar Bowl notebook: Texas’ Anderson, Watson end their short stays with a signature win

NEW ORLEANS — Walking off the Superdome’s field on Tuesday night, Texas senior Calvin Anderson knew he made the right call. The offensive lineman had just closed out his collegiate career with a 28-21 win over Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. He arrived at Texas as a graduate transfer after … Read More

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WATCH: Bevo charges Georgia’s live mascot at pregame meeting

NEW ORLEANS — A meeting between mascots almost turned into a melee ahead of the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday. With about an hour to go before kickoff at the Superdome, a photo opportunity was set up between the alive and breathing mascots for Texas and Georgia. A similar photo of … Read More

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LOOK: Sam Ehlinger arrives at Superdome wearing Drew Brees’ high school jersey

NEW ORLEANS — Ahead of Texas’ meeting with Georgia in the Sugar Bowl, Sam Ehlinger paid homage to the quarterback who calls the Superdome his home. Ehlinger arrived at the Superdome on Tuesday wearing the high school jersey of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Ehlinger and Brees, of course, … Read More

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Ex-Longhorn Brian Orakpo retires from football after a 10-year career

Former Texas standout Brian Orakpo has announced his retirement from the NFL. The 13th-overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft and a four-time Pro Bowl selection, Orakpo played 10 seasons with Washington and Tennessee. Orakpo compiled 425 tackles and 66 sacks during his career. He scored off his only interception. Read More

The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Tuesday’s Sugar Bowl

The 15th-ranked Longhorns play No. 5 Georgia in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans on Tuesday night. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Calvin Anderson, Texas left tackle Anderson, a graduate transfer from Rice, is making his 50th college start. None of them, however, have come in … Read More