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Texas’ 2019 recruiting class loses an athlete as Peyton Powell reevaluates his options

With less than a week to go before the start of the early signing period, Texas has lost a member of its 2019 recruiting class. On Thursday, Odessa Permian athlete Peyton Powell announced that he was decommitting from Texas.  Powell thanked the UT coaches for the scholarship offer but re-opened … Read More

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Temple tabs ex-UT defensive coordinator Manny Diaz to coach its football team

Former Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz will be the next coach at Temple, the school announced on Thursday. This is the first head-coaching job for Diaz, who has spent the past three seasons as Miami’s defensive coordinator. The vacancy at Temple was created earlier this month when Geoff Collins departed … Read More

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Texas Relays and NCAA’s finale among the three events on Myers Stadium’s 2019 spring schedule

Texas’ track and field team unveiled the schedule for its 2019 outdoor season on Wednesday, and Myers Stadium is set to host three meets this spring. The annual Texas Relays will be held from March 27-30, and the Texas Invitational is set for May 4. The NCAA Outdoor Championships will also … Read More

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Micaya White honored alongside the nation’s top players as the AVCA names its All-Americans

For the third time in her collegiate career, Texas volleyball player Micaya White can call herself an All-American. White was given a second-team designation on the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s All-American team on Wednesday. A junior outside hitter, White was the member of UT’s volleyball program to … Read More

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Are the odds in Texas QB Sam Ehlinger’s favor ahead of the 2019 Heisman Trophy discussion?

When asked two weeks ago about Sam Ehlinger, Texas defensive tackle Chris Nelson stated that “his name should be brought up in that (Heisman conversation).” Alas, Ehlinger was not a factor in the voting for this year’s Heisman Trophy. None of the top-10 finishers on the Heisman Trophy’s ballot were … Read More

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Texas sees its volleyball season ended as BYU sweeps up an invitation to the Final Four

No. 5 Texas could not contain Roni Jones-Perry on Saturday in a 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 loss to No. 4 BYU in Provo, Utah. The defeat ends UT’s season in a regional final for a second straight year. The Longhorns had reached the Final Four in five straight seasons from 2012-16. BYU … Read More

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Still Elite: Texas outlasts Michigan to move within one win of the Final Four

UPDATE:  No. 5 Texas (23-4) will battle No. 4 BYU (30-1) in a regional final on Saturday. Once again, the Texas Longhorns are elite. Junior Micaya White’s 21 kills led the UT volleyball team to a 25-10, 27-29, 29-27, 25-19 win over Michigan in Provo, Utah, on Friday. With the four-set … Read More

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Five Longhorns awarded for their play as the Associated Press honors the Big 12’s best

Five Longhorns have been recognized by the Associated Press for their work on the football field this season. Cornerback Kris Boyd, defensive lineman Charles Omenihu, safety Caden Sterns and center Zach Shackelford represented Texas on the first team of the AP’s All-Big 12 team on Friday. UT … Read More

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Final test for Texas receivers to be administered in the Sugar Bowl by the Jim Thorpe Award winner

In the Sugar Bowl, UT’s best will get to face the nation’s best. Georgia senior cornerback Deandre Baker won the Jim Thorpe Award on Thursday. The Jim Thorpe Award is given annually to college football’s top defensive back. Texas defensive backs Kris Boyd and Caden Sterns were … Read More

One sweet season: Micaya White’s career year has paced hot-hitting Texas into the Sweet 16

As Texas prepares to face Michigan on Friday in the Sweet 16, the Longhorns’ offense is, perhaps quite literally, hitting its stride. Texas, ahead of its upcoming appearance in the BYU regional, ranks second nationally with a .312 hitting percentage. Freshman Logan Eggleston had 30 kills and … Read More

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#tbt: The Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia’s Bulldogs

A rare reunion between two historical powerhouses will be staged at next month’s Sugar Bowl. Texas and Georgia both rank among the NCAA’s all-time winningest programs. Only three of UT’s all-time wins, however, have been recorded against Georgia. The Bulldogs have 819 wins in their history, but the Longhorns have … Read More

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#tbt: The Texas Longhorns in the Sugar Bowl

On New Year’s Day, Texas and Georgia will be the featured attractions in the New Orleans-hosted Sugar Bowl. This will mark UT’s fourth-ever appearance in the Sugar Bowl. The Longhorns have visited only the Cotton Bowl (22 times), the discontinued Bluebonnet Bowl (six times) and the Holiday … Read More

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Georgia loses defensive coordinator ahead of Sugar Bowl showdown with Texas

Texas and Colorado haven’t played since 2009, but the Buffaloes may have inadvertently impacted the next game on UT’s schedule. Colorado has hired Georgia defensive coordinator Mel Tucker to be its next head coach. In a press release announcing the hire, Colorado stated that Tucker will not coach in Georgia’s … Read More

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Report: Ex-UT offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert to take over McNeese State’s football team

Sterlin Gilbert, who directed a successful offense at Texas for one season, has reportedly been hired to lead the football program at McNeese State. FootballScoop.com reported on Wednesday that Gilbert will be McNeese State’s next coach. The website cited unnamed sources in its story. It also reported … Read More

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Already the Big 12 and Southwest’s best, will the 2018 reign of Micaya White extend across America?

Texas junior Micaya White was named the Southwest Region Player of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Tuesday. A 6-1 outside hitter, White was joined on the All-Southwest Region Team by UT teammates Yaazie Bedart-Ghani, Brionne Butler and Logan Eggleston. Texas senior middle blocker Morgan Johnson earned … Read More

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Extension for Texas soccer coach Angela Kelly to run through 2023 season

Last month, the UT board of regents approved a contract that will keep Angela Kelly as Texas’ soccer coach through the 2023 season. The contract, which was obtained by the American-Statesman through an open records request, will pay Kelly $205,135 annually. The deal includes incentives for team performance and any … Read More

Oklahoma 39, Texas 27: Five key plays

ARLINGTON — There were 143 snaps taken in the Big 12 championship game, in which Oklahoma beat Texas. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Go for it For the eighth time this season, Texas scored on its first possession. A 16-yard touchdown … Read More

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Times announced for BYU-based regional as Texas looks to advance to the Final Four

All that is currently standing between Texas and the Final Four are Wolverines and either some Gators or Cougars. Texas will travel to Utah this upcoming weekend for the regional section of the NCAA Tournament. The No. 5 Longhorns (22-4) will face No. 18 Michigan (24-9) at 3 p.m. CST … Read More

Big 12 championship game notebook: Texas gets a record day from Collin Johnson

ARLINGTON — Onlookers at AT&T Stadium could not tell Saturday that Texas junior Collin Johnson was omitted from the Big 12’s all-conference team this week. Johnson led the UT passing attack with eight receptions, 177 yards and a 27-yard touchdown catch. The 177 yards were a record for the Big … Read More

Baker’s dozen: Thirteen penalties haunt Texas as Oklahoma secures Big 12 title

ARLINGTON — For the Longhorns on Saturday, the only color more loathed than crimson may have been yellow. Texas was penalized 13 times in Oklahoma’s 39-27 win in the Big 12 championship game. Those penalties resulted in 128 yards. The Longhorns hadn’t been flagged so many times in one game … Read More