The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Saturday’s Big 12 championship game

The 14th-ranked Longhorns play No. 6 Oklahoma in the Big 12 championship game in Arlington on Saturday. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Kennedy Brooks, Oklahoma running back Brooks has yet to start a game this season, but you wouldn’t know that by his stats. He’s averaging … Read More

Texas vs. Oklahoma: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Texas and Oklahoma meet for the second time this season in Saturday’s Big 12 championship game. Five questions facing Texas: 1. Will Texas limit Kyler Murray’s running ability? Four quarterbacks have been their team’s leading rusher when facing Texas this season — TCU’s Shawn Robinson, Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray, Baylor’s … Read More

Texas sweeps past Stephen F. Austin in Logan Eggleston’s NCAA Tournament debut

If you would have predicted a year ago that Logan Eggleston would have opened the 2018 postseason with a match-high 14 kills, Brentwood High would have gladly accepted that prognostication. Eggleston, however, isn’t a Bruin anymore and these aren’t Tennessee’s state playoffs. Having skipped her senior year of high school, Eggleston … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Negative rushes by Longhorn running backs — and the number 24

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 24 — the number worn at Texas by senior defensive back Jarmarquis Durst. Texas has scored 24 points in each of its last two wins. One of Hunter … Read More

Texas vs. Oklahoma: A Q&A with a Sooners beat writer on Kyler Murray, the first game and that Sooners defense

What’s up with the Oklahoma Sooners? We reached out to Sooners beat writer Ryan Aber (@ryaber) of the Oklahoman to offer his insight: Oklahoma has had to sweat out some wins over the past month. What’s been the key in those close calls? It’s been their ability … Read More

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Big 12 clarifies that ‘Horns Down’ gestures in its championship contest will be penalized

According to the Big 12, the Horns go up. The Oklahoman reported on Tuesday that Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley had told a radio station that evening that the Sooners will be penalized for any “Horns Down” signals in this weekend’s Big 12 Championship Game. Riley had previously … Read More

Safe bet? Despite what Las Vegas says, ‘being an underdog isn’t a part of that plan’ for Texas

On Tuesday, Texas offensive lineman Patrick Vahe learned how to gamble. When asked about the Longhorns being underdogs for this weekend’s rematch with Oklahoma, Vahe replied “I don’t know the point system.” After a reporter explained betting lines, the 325-pound left guard shrugged. “If they claim us as their underdog, … Read More

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Quack Attack: Texas adds another transfer from Oregon ahead of 2019 softball season

Texas announced on Tuesday that junior outfielder Shannon Rhodes will join its softball program in time for the 2019 season. Texas expects Rhodes to be eligible this spring. A Fort Worth native, Rhodes is transferring to UT after playing the last two seasons at Oregon. Texas coach Mike White … Read More

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Nearing a return to the secondary, Brandon Jones won’t field punts when he next suits up for Texas

When Texas junior Brandon Jones returns to the football field, he will be focusing solely on his work as a safety. In the second quarter of last week’s 24-17 win at Kansas, Jones suffered a head injury while returning a punt. Jones did not return after receiving … Read More

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Micaya White earns the top prize on the Big 12’s Longhorn-heavy honor roll

Texas junior Micaya White has gone wire-to-wire as the best volleyball player in the Big 12. White has earned the Big 12’s Player of the Year award, the conference announced on Monday. This summer, White was named the conference’s preseason pick for the award. She went onto … Read More

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Red River Rematch at AT&T Stadium will be a top-10 battle between Texas and Oklahoma

When Texas and Oklahoma meet on Saturday, they will do so as highly-ranked adversaries. After closing out the regular season with a 24-17 win over Kansas, Texas climbed two spots in the Associated Press’ national poll on Sunday. Ranked 11th last week, Texas (9-3, 7-2 Big 12) earned … Read More

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The Golden Hat will not be awarded to the winner of Texas and Oklahoma’s Red River Rematch

This weekend, bragging rights and a conference championship will be on the line. The Golden Hat will not be. Texas (9-3, 7-2 Big 12) and Oklahoma (11-1, 8-1 Big 12) are set to battle at Arlington’s AT&T Stadium in the Big 12 Championship Game on Saturday. This … Read More

Denied a top-four seed, UT to open postseason by welcoming three Texas teams to Gregory Gym

In order to get to Minneapolis, Texas may have to take a trip to Utah. On Sunday, Texas was awarded the fifth overall seed for an NCAA Tournament that will get underway later this week. Texas was denied a top-four seed for the second straight season. The Longhorns will host matches … Read More

Texas 24, Kansas 17: Five key plays

LAWRENCE, Kan. — There were 137 snaps taken in No. 14 Texas’ 24-17 win over Kansas on Friday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Another quick strike In each of its previous three games against Kansas, Texas scored on its … Read More

With Johnson suspended, Texas’ Jeffrey McCulloch responds with the play of the game

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Following Texas’ 24-17 win over Kansas on Friday, Longhorns linebacker Jeffrey McCulloch found his mother, Deborah, in the stands at Memorial Stadium. He gave her a huge hug, then posed for pictures with family and friends, high-fived a handful of UT fans and autographed a burnt-orange American … Read More

Texas-Kansas notebook: Sam Ehlinger’s interception-free streak ends, 308 passes later

LAWRENCE, Kan. — As Texas closed out its regular season with a 24-17 win over Kansas on Friday, Sam Ehlinger threw the final pass of his own record-setting run. On a third-and-10 at Kansas’ 22 in the second quarter, Ehlinger was intercepted by Jayhawks defensive end Najee Stevens-McKenzie. It was … Read More

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Texas suspends leading tackler Gary Johnson for Friday’s game at Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Texas senior linebacker Gary Johnson will be suspended for the team’s regular-season finale against Kansas. The Longhorns announced the suspension two hours ahead of Friday’s kickoff at Memorial Stadium. Johnson will sit because of an undisclosed violation of team rules. Johnson is the fifth Longhorn to be … Read More

With NCAAs up next, Yaazie Bedart-Ghani and Morgan Johnson set for final run as UT teammates

After their match against West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, Texas’ volleyball players will gather in front of their fans for a playing of “The Eyes of Texas.” Front and center in this scene will be outside hitter Yaazie Bedart-Ghani and middle blocker Morgan Johnson. The only seniors on UT’s roster will … Read More

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

The 15th-ranked Longhorns travel to Kansas on Friday. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Joe Dineen Jr., Kansas linebacker Dineen, who was raised in Lawrence in a family of Jayhawks athletes, will play his final home game on Friday. A two-time winner of the … Read More

Texas vs. Kansas: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Friday at Kansas: 1. How long will it take Texas to score? Texas has gotten off to a very fast start in each of the last three Kansas games. In 2015, Jerrod Heard and John Burt connected on an 84-yard touchdown … Read More