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Texas parks itself in the AVCA poll following a split between two top-ten foes

For the second straight week, Texas is ranked third in the AVCA’s national poll. Despite losing for the first time this season, Texas did enough in its appearances against No. 1 Stanford and No. 8 Minnesota to stay put in the AVCA poll. On Wednesday, the Longhorns … Read More

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Texas receiver Devin Duvernay honored by the Big 12 following a career day against LSU

After catching 12 footballs on Saturday night, Texas receiver Devin Duvernay began this week by hauling in an award. On Monday, Duvernay shared the Big 12’s offensive player of the week award with Baylor receiver Denzel Mims. In a 45-38 loss to LSU, Duvernay led Texas in receptions, receiving yards … Read More

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Time and TV information announced for Texas’ home game against Oklahoma State

Texas will open up conference play with a nightcap against Oklahoma State, the school announced on Monday. Texas and Oklahoma State will battle at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 21. ABC will televise the game, which will be played at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Monday’s announcement means the first four games on UT’s … Read More

No. 6 LSU 45, No. 9 Texas 38: Five key plays

There were 153 snaps taken in Texas’ 45-38 loss to LSU on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Fourth-down follies After LSU struck first with a 36-yard field goal, Texas twice had an opportunity to take a first-quarter lead. Both … Read More

Texas-LSU notebook: Longhorns don’t have much to say about cramping Tigers

At several points during the second half Saturday night, play was stopped so that trainers could tend to cramping LSU players. Each cramp forced a stoppage in play. Due to TV, some of those injury timeouts lasted several minutes. Those cramps also seemed to only impact players on LSU’s defense. Read More

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Ready to rumble: Longhorns and Tigers involved in a skirmish ahead of a top-ten clash

The LSU-Texas game has yet to kick off, but fireworks have already been set off at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Ahead of one of the season’s highly-anticipated match-ups, some LSU and Texas players had to be separated during warm-ups. A few Tigers reportedly drank from water bottles on UT’s sideline. Defensive backs … Read More

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LSU fans blitz the phone of Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger ahead of top-ten tussle

Before this season, the Texas football players decided to log off of Twitter. With his mentions unavailable, LSU fans have found another way to connect with Sam Ehlinger ahead of Saturday’s showdown at Royal-Memorial Stadium. ESPN’s Maria Taylor reported on Friday that LSU diehards have discovered the … Read More

Texas vs. LSU: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday night against No. 6 LSU: 1. Will the offensive line keep LSU away from Sam Ehlinger? Texas coach Tom Herman was mostly pleased with how his offensive line looked in the season-opening win over Louisiana Tech. “I think all of the starting offensive line … Read More

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

The ninth-ranked Longhorns host No. 6 LSU on Saturday (6:30 p.m., ABC). The eyes of Texas will be upon … Chris Brown, Texas safety Texas coach Tom Herman has boasted that he has six safeties who can start. Brown, a junior, is one of them. In fact, … Read More

Texas vs. LSU: A Q&A with a Tigers beat writer

What’s up with the LSU Tigers? We reached out to Brooks Kubena (@BKubena) of the Advocate to offer his insight: Was last week’s 55-point effort a testament to LSU’s new offense, Georgia Southern, or a bit of both? The fact that LSU was playing Georgia Southern certainly … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Whether a safety will lead the Longhorns in tackles — and the number 38

Each week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 38 — the number worn by sophomore cornerback Kobe Boyce.  After averaging 33.2 pass attempts over his first 20 starts, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger threw it 38 … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential – The LSU game’s impact on recruiting, Van Fillinger and Presley Echols

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 storylines that are tied to this weekend’s showdown between No. 6 LSU and No. 9 Texas. Plus, three-star commit Van Fillinger chats with … Read More

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#tbt: Sam Ehlinger, K’Lavon Chaisson and the Class 6A, Division I title game

When No. 9 Texas hosts No. 6 LSU this weekend, keep an eye on a match-up that will pit Longhorn quarterback Sam Ehlinger against Tiger linebacker K’Lavon Chaisson. A team captain and Heisman Trophy contender, Ehlinger has developed into the face of UT’s football program. Chaisson wears No. 18 for LSU, … Read More

With top-ranked Stanford looming, No. 3 Texas fights back against No. 8 Minnesota

Micaya White earned a fist bump from her coach Wednesday night. And a day off. The Texas senior bounced back from a shaky start, finishing with 16 kills in third-ranked Texas’ 25-22, 29-27, 35-33 win over No. 8 Minnesota at Gregory Gym. The win was UT’s first over a top-10 … Read More

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Texas to retire the jersey of women’s basketball star Kamie Ethridge

Over the years, Texas has retired the numbers that were once worn by six football players, three men who played basketball on the 40 Acres and a half-dozen standouts in baseball. For the first time, a woman is set to receive that honor. Texas announced on Wednesday afternoon that its women’s … Read More

After taking flight against Louisiana Tech, Brennan Eagles adds to Texas’ cache of receivers

Brennan Eagles beat a Louisiana Tech defender on Saturday night and just kept on running. Having just converted a post route into a second-quarter touchdown, Texas’ sophomore wide receiver turned around and sprinted back toward the line of scrimmage. On his way, there was senior center Zach Shackelford, who was … Read More

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After moving up in the AVCA poll, No. 3 Texas prepares for No. 8 Minnesota, No. 1 Stanford

A nationwide tournament will test UT’s current status as one of the top three teams in the nation. Texas moved up to third place in the AVCA’s national poll on Monday. Ranked fourth last week, Texas received its promotion after opening its season with two four-set wins … Read More

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Texas loses another running back as Jordan Whittington is sidelined by a sports hernia

Texas coach Tom Herman announced on Monday that freshman running back Jordan Whittington will miss at least a month with a sports hernia. Whittington has been dealing with a nagging injury throughout the spring, but he tore his abductor muscle while catching a football in last week’s … Read More

No. 10 Texas 45, Louisiana Tech 14: Five key plays

There were 153 snaps taken in Texas’ 45-14 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Cashing in in the slot On its first drive of the season, Texas marched 57 yards in seven plays. Senior receiver … Read More

Texas-Louisiana Tech notebook: Impressive debuts for Duvernay, Cowboy package

On the first play of the season, Devin Duvernay took the opening kickoff at his 7-yard line and returned it 36 yards. That was the start of a long day at the office. Duvernay was heavily involved in Texas’ 45-14 win over Louisiana Tech. The senior was targeted 10 times … Read More