Standard Sweep: Texas blasts Albany as NCAA Tournament gets underway

On Thursday night, like it has so many times before, Texas began a postseason run by tidying up its gym. Senior Micaya White led the way with 13 kills as Texas opened the NCAA Tournament with a 25-9, 25-16, 25-15 win over Albany inside of Gregory Gym. Texas has swept … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: How do the recent coaching changes at Texas impact recruiting?

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast looks into the recruiting-related storylines tied to the coaching changes at Texas.  Plus, offensive lineman Jake Major checks in during Prosper’s run in the Class 6A, Division … Read More

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Longhorns mostly excluded as Big 12 announces its all-conference accolades

The Big 12 announced on Wednesday that only four Longhorns had seasons worth recognizing on the conference’s honor roll. Senior receiver Devin Duvernay and offensive lineman Zach Shackelford earned first-team accolades on the Big 12’s all-conference team. Duvernay’s 103 receptions lead the country and no receiver … Read More

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Big 12 honors Skylar Fields as its top freshman as Baylor overwhelms the awards stand

Once again, the Big 12’s top newcomer in volleyball is a Longhorn. On Tuesday, it was announced that Texas opposite hitter Skylar Fields had been unanimously chosen as the Big 12’s freshman of the year. Texas now has three players on its roster who have been dubbed the Big 12’s best … Read More

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DeGabriel Floyd retires while other Longhorns reportedly enter the transfer portal

A medical retirement has ended DeGabriel Floyd’s time at Texas. Floyd announced on Monday that he was medically retiring from football. A freshman linebacker, Floyd sat out the entire 2019 season after a spinal stenosis diagnosis. Initially, Texas coach Tom Herman said that Floyd would be … Read More

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Texas senior Micaya White closes out her last regular season with another Big 12 honor

For the last time, Texas senior Micaya White has climbed to the top of the Big 12’s weekly awards stand. White, an outside hitter for the Longhorns, was named the Big 12’s offensive player of the week on Monday. White has won this award three times this season and five … Read More

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Big 12 recognizes Devin Duvernay and Roschon Johnson for 100-yard efforts against Texas Tech

Texas senior receiver Devin Duvernay and freshman running back Roschon Johnson have both been applauded for how they closed out the regular season. Duvernay was named the Big 12’s offensive player of the week on Monday. Meanwhile, Johnson was honored as the conference’s top newcomer. This marks the second time … Read More

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Former Texas coach Charlie Strong fired after three seasons at South Florida

When South Florida opens its 2020 football season at Texas next September, a reunion won’t occur at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Former Texas football coach Charlie Strong was relieved of his duties at South Florida on Sunday. Strong went 21-16 and reached two bowl games during his three seasons with the Bulls. Read More

Gregory Gym could host two weeks of volleyball as Texas lands NCAA Tournament’s No. 2 seed

For Texas’ Longhorns, a potential trip to Pittsburgh includes a long layover in Austin. On Sunday night, Texas was awarded the second overall seed in the NCAA’s volleyball tournament. The Longhorns (21-3) also learned that they will open the postseason with a home match against Albany (16-10) on Thursday night. Read More

Five key plays: Texas 49, Texas Tech 24

There were 158 snaps taken in Texas’ 49-24 win over Texas Tech on Friday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference:   1. A post-Thanksgiving stuffing For the 10th time this season, Texas failed to force a punt on its opponent’s first drive. Read More

Texas-Texas Tech notebook: After 100-yard game, Johnson still sees QB in his future

Sam Ehlinger has thrown 436 passes this season. His backup, redshirt freshman Casey Thompson, has thrown it 12 times. Even standout receiver Devin Duvernay has completed a pass. On Friday, Roschon Johnson — the freshman from Port Neches-Groves who signed as a quarterback but was asked to play running back … Read More

The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Friday’s Longhorns-Red Raiders game

The Longhorns host Texas Tech on Friday (11 a.m., FOX). The eyes of Texas will be upon …   John Burt, Texas receiver You may be hard-pressed to find someone who has enjoyed being a Longhorn more than the photogenic Burt, a fifth-year senior who was … Read More

Texas vs. Texas Tech: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Friday against Texas Tech:   1. Can Texas keep Texas Tech away from Sam Ehlinger? Texas has allowed a Big 12-high 32 sacks, and the Longhorns have shut out just one opposing pass rush. (LSU, Oklahoma and Baylor all recorded at least … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Bijan Robinson’s status, interviewing Prince Dorbah and spotlighting Morgan Pace

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast looks into whether Texas can hold onto Bijan Robinson and Van Fillinger’s commitments. Plus, four-star linebacker Prince Dorbah chats about Highland Park’s playoff run and an important … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Preparing for Texas Tech’s rapid-fire offense — and the number 78

Each week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 78 — the jersey number assigned to junior offensive lineman Denzel Okafor. Since it has allowed 78 points, the second quarter is the second-worst quarter for the UT defense (Texas … Read More

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Texas to prepare for home game against Texas Tech with injuries aplenty

On Monday, Texas coach Tom Herman had 10 names on the injury report that he provides at his weekly press conference. Herman said that offensive lineman Samuel Cosmi’s ankle sprain and receiver Devin Duvernay’s knee contusion would result in limited reps in Monday’s practice. Due to a sprained ankle, cornerback … Read More

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Texas makes plans for Thanksgiving and shortened week of preparation

With Texas set to play Texas Tech this week on a Friday instead of a Saturday, the Longhorns have had to adjust their schedules. Texas coach Tom Herman said his coaches spent more time than usual on Sunday going over their game plan for this week. Monday is typically an … Read More

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Texas reserves D’Andre Christmas-Giles and J.P. Urquidez to say goodbye a year early

On Friday, Texas’ Senior Day activities will feature a few juniors. Texas has announced the name of 17 players who will be honored ahead of the final home game of UT’s 2019 season. The Longhorns’ Class of 2019, though, will feature five players who still have at least one year … Read More

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Texas slips to No. 4 as the NCAA nears the revelation of its tournament’s bracket

Following a loss to Baylor, Texas has lost its claim as the nation’s top-ranked team. After four weeks atop the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s poll, Texas (20-3) tumbled to fourth place on Monday. Baylor (23-1) snagged UT’s No. 1 spot, and the Longhorns were also bypassed by Pittsburgh (28-1) and … Read More

Before packing for Hawaii, Texas starts strong in rout of Southern

On Sunday afternoon, Texas quickly checked off one of the last things on its to-do list before a trip to Hawaii. Senior Joyner Holmes and sophomore Charli Collier outscored Southern by themselves in Texas’ 93-39 victory at the Erwin Center. In the 54-point drubbing, Texas scored nearly one-third of its … Read More