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WATCH: Reggie Bush says that Vince Young turned down his forfeited Heisman Trophy

During an appearance on the Pat McAfee Show on Tuesday, former USC star Reggie Bush said that UT legend Vince Young once declined to accept his Heisman Trophy. Bush told McAfee that after the 2005 Heisman Trophy was stripped from him, it was offered to Young. The Longhorn quarterback, however, … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: How does the recent news at Texas and Oklahoma State impact recruiting?

The American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven go over JD Coffey and Ishmael Ibraheem’s June 15 commitments. Danny and Mike also discuss whether the recent news coming out of schools like Texas, Oklahoma State and Clemson will have an impact on recruiting. The … Read More

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Texas loses a contributor off its bench after Isabel Palmer elects to transfer

Basketball player Isabel Palmer has entered the transfer portal, a Texas spokesperson confirmed to the American-Statesman on Tuesday. A 5-9 guard from Australia, Palmer was at Texas for only one season and has three years of eligibility remaining. Palmer came off the bench in 27 games this winter. She averaged … Read More

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Reports: Anthony Cook enters the transfer portal after two years in Texas’ secondary

Less than two weeks after he tweeted that he will “not be playing another snap for the University of Texas,” Anthony Cook has reportedly entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. Multiple media outlets reported on Tuesday that Cook’s name now appears in the transfer portal. A 6-1, 185-pound cornerback, Cook has … Read More

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Texas great Cat Osterman ‘will not represent’ pro team after its tweet about the national anthem

Legendary Texas softball player Cat Osterman’s summer tour may be over as soon as it began. Osterman tweeted on Monday night that she “will not represent” the ScrapYard Dawgs due to the team’s activity on social media. A tweet published by the professional softball team on Monday showed a picture … Read More

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Brianna Cantu transfers to UT after playing softball at Texas Tech in 2020

Texas announced on Monday that it has added Texas Tech transfer Brianna Cantu to its softball program. Cantu, who grew up in League City and attended Clear Creek High, spent her freshman year in Lubbock. She appeared in 16 games and made eight starts. Texas Tech has not yet signed … Read More

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Keeyan Itejere commits to Texas as 2021 recruiting officially gets underway for Shaka Smart’s program

Shaka Smart and the Texas men’s basketball program received some good news on Monday morning when Keeyan Itejere announced that he will join the Longhorns. Itejere is not currently rated by 247Sports, but he has been ranked among the top 30 prospects from North Carolina. He … Read More

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Chanel Brissett’s transfer adds a national champion to the Texas track team

Texas announced this week that Chanel Brissett, a two-time national champion, has joined its track and field program. As a graduate transfer from the University of Southern California, Brissett can compete immediately at Texas. Brissett is eligible for two more outdoor seasons. She has only one indoor season left. Brissett … Read More

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Texas crosses three names off its baseball team’s roster as Elder, Ellis and Fields move on

When the first pitch of the 2021 baseball season is thrown, a few familiar faces will be missing from Texas’ dugout. Texas confirmed on Friday that pitcher Kamron Fields has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. On Friday, the agency representing UT outfielder Duke Ellis also announced his signing with the … Read More

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A sixth season for No. 6: DJ Petrinsky set to return to Texas in 2021

After years of wearing the No. 6 jersey at Texas, DJ Petrinsky will extend his collegiate baseball career into a sixth season. Petrinsky took to Instagram on Saturday to announce that “I’m back… again.” Petrinsky was a senior catcher this past season, but the NCAA has given back a year … Read More

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Big 12 to give its men’s basketball players the day off on Election Day

This upcoming election day will be an off day for men’s basketball players in the Big 12, the conference announced on Friday. The men’s basketball players from the Big 12 will not have to participate in any basketball activities on Nov. 3. That means no practices or early-season games. The … Read More

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Taking advantage of an NCAA decision, Austin Todd announces his return to the Texas outfield

Even after 151 games and four seasons, Austin Todd isn’t done playing baseball at Texas. Todd will return to Texas for a fifth baseball season. In a tweet that was published on Thursday night, Todd said “Well Texas, can’t get rid of me yet, we’ve got unfinished business.” Todd was … Read More

Bryce Elder drafted by Atlanta as MLB teams also pounce on Texas recruits

If Bryce Elder isn’t pitching in Austin next spring, he will instead be throwing in Atlanta’s farm system. A right-handed pitcher, Elder was chosen by Atlanta in the fifth round of the MLB draft on Thursday. The Braves selected Elder with the 156th overall pick. Elder becomes the 12th pitcher … Read More

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Fender bender: Texas defensive back B.J. Foster fractures his hand after punching a car’s bumper

After getting into “a fight with a car bumper,” Texas junior defensive back B.J. Foster has been added to the Longhorns’ injury report. Texas coach Tom Herman told reporters on Thursday that Foster fractured the fifth metacarpal bone in my hand. Herman explained that Foster recently discovered that his car’s … Read More

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Texas recruit Carson Tucker chosen by Cleveland in the MLB draft’s first round

Texas signee Carson Tucker was selected by Cleveland with the 23rd pick in the MLB draft on Wednesday. A shortstop from Phoenix, Tucker had signed with Texas this past November. He was drafted six years after Pittsburgh used a first-round pick on his older brother, Cole. Tucker was Texas’ only … Read More

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With summer workouts approaching, two Longhorns test positive for COVID-19

Texas announced Wednesday night that two Longhorns football players are self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19. Another tested positive for the COVID-19 antibody. One of the student-athletes identified symptoms during pre-screening and was tested before arriving on campus, while the other two were tested during the on-campus screening process, according … Read More

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With the 2020 season serving as a final chapter, Christian Sigsgaard closes out his book at Texas

Christian Sigsgaard will not return to play tennis at Texas in 2021, the school announced on Wednesday. Sigsgaard was a classified as a senior during a spring that was shortened by the coronavirus pandemic. To make up for a lost year, the NCAA elected to restore … Read More

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Former Texas star Cat Osterman named to ESPN’s all-time softball team

Cat Osterman, who has long been considered the greatest softball player in Texas’ history, found herself in elite company this week. It was announced on Tuesday evening that Osterman has earned a starting spot on ESPN’s “Greatest All-Time Softball Team.” Only two pitchers made the cut on an 11-player team … Read More

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Brayden Randle’s commitment signals the start of 2023 recruiting for Texas

When he looks far into his future, Brayden Randle now sees himself playing baseball at Texas. Randle announced on Tuesday afternoon that he has given the Longhorns a verbal commitment. A middle infielder, Randle played varsity baseball as a freshman at Rockwall High this spring. He is the first prospect … Read More

His evolution at Texas now complete, pitcher Bryce Elder turns toward the MLB draft

What does one do in the days leading up to the MLB draft? If you’re Texas pitcher Bryce Elder, you golf. You prepare for a watch party with your family. And you head over to your grandmother’s home to mow the lawn because even a potential draft pick has chores … Read More