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Longhorn Confidential: Walk-ons, interviewing Jalen Milroe and spotlighting Dalton Porter

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. Texas recently gave scholarships to two of its walk-ons, but what does that mean for the school’s future recruiting plans? Plus, 2021 quarterback Jalen Milroe talks to Mike about what he … Read More

With its first practice in the books, Texas flips the page on last season’s disappointing finish

On the night before the first practice of the season, Texas’ Lashann Higgs slept just fine. The fifth-year guard hasn’t felt those pre-practice jitters since her freshman year. Senior Jada Underwood, another veteran, said that Tuesday was just another day for her. “I don’t get butterflies,” Underwood said. “It’s just … Read More

Texas notebook: Longhorns linemen bond over grilling competitions, living arrangements

Texas offensive lineman Derek Kerstetter spent his 21st birthday Monday at a Chipotle. That was by choice, though. The junior swears by the food chain and highly recommends a double serving of rice in your burrito bowl. Fellow lineman Samuel Cosmi said that Kerstetter has even been known to bring … Read More

Texas notebook: Longhorns look to put ‘unique instances’ on special teams behind them

As they attempt to avoid another stumble on special teams, the Longhorns will turn to coaching and consistency. On Monday, Texas coach Tom Herman did not indicate that he would bench either freshman Jake Smith or senior Brandon Jones from punt returning duties. Both muffed returns during UT’s 36-30 … Read More

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As Baylor climbs to the top, Texas holds steady in AVCA poll’s sixth slot

For the second straight week, Texas is ranked sixth nationally and second in its conference. Texas remained in sixth place in the AVCA’s national poll on Monday. With 1,284 points, Texas (8-2) gained 36 points in this week’s accumulation of votes. The Longhorns, though, fell 303 points shy of top-ranked … Read More

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WATCH: Two Longhorns earn a scholarship as Texas returns from its bye week

When Texas returns from its bye week, two more scholarship recipients will appear on the Longhorns’ roster. Former walk-ons Hank Coutoumanos and Luke Brockermeyer have been placed on scholarship, the school announced on Sunday. The players were recently surprised at a team meeting. Following a presentation on how to tie a … Read More

‘We knew from the start that we were winning this game’: Fun returns for Texas in a Saturday sweep

The weekend shift for the Texas Longhorns did not last very long. In front of a sellout crowd Saturday afternoon, Texas improved to 2-0 in Big 12 play with a sweep of Texas Tech. In a 25-17, 25-18, 25-18 decision that lasted 78 minutes, the Longhorns trailed only twice. They posted … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Trick plays for the Longhorns — and the number 25

Each week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 25 — the jersey number assigned to sophomore safety B.J. Foster. Texas has allowed 25 first downs on 58 third-down attempts, a .431 percentage that ranks 96th nationally. Chris Warren … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: UT vs. A&M recruiting, interviewing Billy Bowman and spotlighting Kelsey Hranicky

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. Texas and Texas A&M haven’t played since 2011, but they do have a rivalry… in recruiting. In the wake of Troy Omeire’s flipped commitment, it’s time to discuss recruiting strategies and … Read More

Texas loses Logan Eggleston but knocks off Iowa State in its Big 12 opener

For the ninth year in a row, the Texas Longhorns got off on the right foot in their race for a conference crown. Nineteen kills from Micaya White led the way, but Texas also got key contributions from its freshman class in a 25-18, 18-25, 25-19, 25-22 win over Iowa State … Read More

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Ex-Texas star Ariel Atkins advances to WNBA’s championship series

Starting on Sunday, former Texas guard Ariel Atkins will chase a championship with the the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. The Mystics advanced to the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night after finishing off their series with Las Vegas. Washington will battle Connecticut in a best-of-five series that begins this weekend. Washington, which … Read More

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Biletnikoff Award rewards Devin Duvernay’s strong start with a spot on its watch list

Texas senior Devin Duvernay was added on Wednesday to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, which is given annually to the nation’s top receiver. Duvernay was not among the 50 names on a preseason watch list that did include UT’s Collin Johnson. He and LSU sophomore … Read More

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With The Revolution set as an opening act, Texas announces a kickoff time for the Kansas game

When Texas returns to Royal-Memorial Stadium next month, it will be for a prime-time event. Texas and Kansas will kickoff at 6 p.m. on Oct. 19, the Longhorns revealed on Tuesday. The Longhorn Network will televise the contest. Texas also announced that The Revolution will be the headliner … Read More

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Still a top-10 team, Texas finds itself looking up at Baylor in the AVCA poll

For the first time in over two seasons, Texas can no longer claim to be the top-ranked volleyball team in the Big 12. Texas was ranked sixth when the American Volleyball Coaches Association released its weekly national poll on Monday. Texas had been ranked third in each of … Read More

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Time set for Texas and West Virginia’s date in Morgantown

After a month of night games, a couple of daytime kickoffs have appeared on Texas’ schedule. The Big 12 announced on Monday that Texas and West Virginia will play at 2:30 p.m. CST on Oct. 5. The Longhorns’ trip to Morgantown will be televised by either ABC or ESPN. The … Read More

Texas 36, Oklahoma State 30: Five key plays

There were 160 snaps taken in Texas’ 36-30 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Montrell’s moment After Oklahoma State exited the first quarter with a 3-0 lead, the Longhorns and Cowboys combined for 38 points … Read More

Texas-Oklahoma State notebook: Montrell Estell, Chris Adimora step up as fellow DBs go down

Texas snapped a four-game losing streak to Oklahoma State on Saturday night. That 36-30 victory, however, came at a price. Three UT defensive backs’ evenings ended early because of injuries. Starting cornerback Jalen Green suffered a dislocated shoulder while making a tackle. Starting safety Caden Sterns injured his knee in … Read More

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Texas adds size to its 2020 recruiting class as Elyssa Coleman commits to being a Longhorn

The 2019-20 basketball season doesn’t get underway for another seven weeks, but the Longhorn still earned a victory this weekend. On Friday evening, Elyssa Coleman announced that she had given Texas a verbal commitment. Coleman is a 6-3 forward from Humble Atascocita High. She joins two guards — Westlake’s … Read More

With Rice in the rearview mirror and Big 12 play on the horizon, Texas sweeps rival Texas A&M

On Friday night, Texas came back with a couple of comebacks. Senior Micaya White celebrated her 23rd birthday with 13 kills, and Texas closed out its non-conference schedule with a 26-24, 27-25, 25-22 win over Texas A&M. Playing in a sold-out Gregory Gym, the Longhorns trailed by five points in each … Read More

The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Saturday’s Longhorns-Cowboys game

The 12th-ranked Longhorns host Oklahoma State on Saturday (6:30 p.m., ABC). The eyes of Texas will be upon … A.J. Green, Oklahoma State cornerback Green shares a name with an NFL receiver, but he has made a name for himself on defense. An all-Big 12 honoree in … Read More