Texas vs. Kansas: Five key matchups to watch

Here are five key matchups in the Texas-Kansas game to keep your eye on Friday: 1. Kansas’ Peyton Bender vs. DBU Texas’ 42-27 win over Kansas last year was a career game for former UT defensive back Antwuan Davis, who intercepted two passes and … Read More

With turnover-causing Kansas lurking, Texas limiting its own mistakes at an impressive rate

Andrew Beck knew he was misquoting John Heisman on Tuesday. Beck, Texas’ senior tight end, was talking about fumbles when he cited Heisman — the Hall of Fame coach for whom college football’s biggest individual trophy is named — as saying, “It’s better to die a young man than to … Read More

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LOOK: Texas’ baseball team reveals the new home for its NCAA championship trophies

Texas has a new trophy case for the six championship trophies won by the school’s baseball team. The Twitter account belonging to the UT baseball team unveiled the trophy case on Monday. The trophy case has been placed by the entrance at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Built by Forty Nine Degrees, the … Read More

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Social reaction: Should Breckyn Hager have been reprimanded for trash-talking a rival?

This football season, Texas senior Breckyn Hager has compiled 2.5 sacks, six quarterback hurries and one apology. After being told this weekend that Kansas scored 40 points against Oklahoma, Hager told reporters that UT’s longtime rival “has no defense. And what time is it? It’s 11:12 … and OU still … Read More

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Big 12 reprimands Texas senior Breckyn Hager for comments about Oklahoma

On Monday, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby publicly reprimanded Texas senior defensive end Breckyn Hager for comments he recently made about Oklahoma. At the end of his postgame availability following UT’s 24-10 win over Iowa State on Saturday, Hager was told that Kansas scored 40 points against Oklahoma that evening. Read More

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Texas prepares for its first look at a freshman standout in Kansas’ backfield

During its upcoming trip to Kansas, Texas will be hosted by one of the top newcomers in the Big 12. Kansas freshman running back Pooka Williams, Jr., was named the Big 12’s newcomer of the week on Monday. It was the fourth time that Williams has won that award this … Read More

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Before heading off to Kansas this week, Longhorns to celebrate Thanksgiving at home

This week, Texas senior defensive tackle Chris Nelson will have to do his belly rub on Wednesday. UT coach Tom Herman told reporters on Monday that the Longhorns will celebrate Thanksgiving a day early. After practicing on Wednesday morning, the Longhorns who are from the area will get to spend the … Read More

Texas 24, Iowa State 10: Five key plays

There were 130 snaps taken in No. 15 Texas’ 24-10 win over Iowa State on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. An early stop Texas won its eighth coin toss of the season, but the Longhorns once again deferred their … Read More

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Opting for a different shade of orange, ex-Sam Houston State recruit signs with Texas

On Friday, Texas announced that it had added right-handed pitcher Courtney Day to its 2019 recruiting class. Day attends Pearland Dawson High. Previously a Sam Houston State commit, Day joins a quartet of prep players signed by the Longhorns on Wednesday. SIGNED!! Right-handed … Read More

Texas-Iowa State notebook: The ‘best player’ on the offense, Lil’Jordan Humphrey nears a UT record

If there was any question as to who the best player on the Texas offense is, junior wide receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey settled the debate on Saturday night. Humphrey led the Longhorns with seven catches for 86 yards in the 24-10 win over Iowa State. His 27-yard touchdown catch gave Texas … Read More

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With Sam Ehlinger (shoulder) ailing, Texas turns to Shane Buechele as second half kicks off against Iowa State

Junior Shane Buechele started at quarterback for the second half of UT’s game against Iowa State on Saturday night. Sam Ehlinger appeared to hurt his shoulder on a 3rd-and-14 scramble at the end of the first half. After halftime, Buechele warmed up with UT’s other quarterbacks. Ehlinger returned to the … Read More

Still No. 1: Texas ousts Baylor to extend its reign as the Big 12’s champion

WACO — Once again, the conference crown and Big 12 bling will be worn by Texas’ Longhorns. All-American outside hitter Micaya White had 17 kills to lead Texas to a 22-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-14 victory over Baylor on Friday night. With the victory at the Ferrell Center, Texas secured the Big … Read More

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

The 15th-ranked Longhorns host No. 16 Iowa State on Saturday. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Sam Ehlinger, Texas quarterback Ehlinger has been on a real tear. He broke Geno Smith’s Big 12 record of consecutive pass attempts without an interception in last week’s 41-34 … Read More

Once a walk-on, Jarmarquis Durst readies to complete his goal of ‘finishing out strong’ at Texas

Saturday night, Jarmarquis Durst will step into the spotlight at Royal-Memorial Stadium as Texas says farewell to its senior players. Durst doesn’t have 15 career sacks like fellow senior Charles Omenihu has to celebrate ahead of his final home game. He doesn’t have past interceptions to remember like fellow defensive … Read More

Texas vs. Iowa State: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday night against Iowa State: 1. Does Texas have to worry about Iowa State’s run game before halftime? The Cyclones won’t have David Montgomery for the first half; the conference’s second-leading rusher was ejected in the third quarter of last week’s … Read More

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Texas could use Masen Hibbeler to fill an All-American void at second base

Depending on which game of the Orange and White Fall World Series they attended, Texas baseball fans may have been tipped off to where senior Masen Hibbeler will play this spring. In two of the three games, Hibbeler started at shortstop for the White team. David Hamilton and his gifted … Read More

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UT’s quintet of soccer recruits includes a Canadian and two Texas teammates

As it looks ahead to the 2019 soccer season, Texas has expanded its recruiting radius. The Longhorns have announced the signing of five players. The two in-state players in UT’s 2019 recruiting class are Gabriella Missimo and Sydney Nobles, who are currently teammates at Southlake Carroll High. The Longhorns also signed players … Read More

As cross-country season ends, Texas’ Destiny Collins chases her All-American dream

Ask Destiny Collins how many miles she’s run in her lifetime and it may take a few seconds to get a response. Collins, who’s been a competitive runner since middle school, knows she’s covered more miles with her feet than with her car. To be fair, though, the grey Hyundai … Read More

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With an assist from UT’s former softball coach, Mike White completes his first signing day at Texas

On Wednesday, the Texas softball team celebrated Signing Day by adding four in-state recruits to its program. Three of UT’s four signees became Texas pledges after Mike White was hired to lead the team this summer. In fact, Birdville pitcher Grace Green originally gave a verbal commitment to … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Freshmen quarterbacks vs. Todd Orlando’s defenses — and the number 7

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is seven — the number worn by quarterback Shane Buechele and safety Caden Sterns. Lil’Jordan Humphrey’s seven touchdown receptions lead the seven Longhorns who have caught a touchdown this … Read More