Ex-Sooner Dionnah Jackson-Durrett ready for her new role as the instructor of Texas’ point guards

Over the course of her basketball career, Dionnah Jackson-Durrett has traveled to Austin plenty of times. In February of 2002, Jackson-Durrett came off of Oklahoma’s bench and played 41 minutes in an overtime loss to the rival Longhorns. She returned to the Erwin Center with the Sooners in each of … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: What a quartet of commitments means for Texas’ Class of 2021

The American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven introduce Texas fans to the four recruits who have committed to the Longhorns this month. Danny and Mike also examine what Jahdae Barron’s flip from Baylor means for UT and what Zachary Evans’ surprise signing means for TCU. Read More

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Texas’ NFL rookies get their new jersey assignments

When it comes to jersey numbers, some former Longhorns will have a new look during the 2020 football season. Former Texas starters Brandon Jones, Devin Duvernay and Collin Johnson were recently assigned the jersey numbers that they will wear during their first NFL seasons. Jones, Duvernay and Johnson were all … Read More

Tara’s time: Following two odd years at Texas, Davis looks to capitalize on a big 2021

After two years at Texas, Tara Davis can count herself among both the most well-known and unknown athletes on campus. A junior in Texas’ track and field program, Davis has thousands more Instagram followers than her school’s starting quarterback. Her tweets are seen by 23,500 followers. Another 80,000 are watching … Read More

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New Texas women’s basketball assistants to be compensated more than their predecessors

The new assistant coaches for the women’s basketball program at Texas will combine to make nearly $700,000, the school revealed on Thursday. New Texas associate head coach Johnnie Harris will receive a base salary of $300,000 in Austin. Texas is set to pay associate head coach Dionnah Jackson-Durrett $210,000 while … Read More

New Horns assistant coach Johnnie Harris has high hopes: The future at Texas ‘is just huge’

Last year, Johnnie Harris finally bought a house in Starkville, Miss. She had never envisioned herself as a longtime resident of the Magnolia State. But as she entered her eighth year as an assistant coach at Mississippi State, it was time. So she found a place in the city that … Read More

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Return of the Texas Relays in 2021 moved up a week

Track and field fans won’t have to wait as long for the return of the Texas Relays. The UT athletic department said on Monday that the 2021 Texas Relays will be held a week ahead of schedule. Originally planned for March 31-April 3, 2021, the Texas Relays will now begin … Read More

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From burnt orange to Mean Green: Ex-Longhorn OF Tuesday DerMargosian heads to North Texas

This February, Texas senior Tuesday DerMargosian scored a walk-off run in a nine-inning win at McCombs Field. That highlight on Feb. 19 came at the expense of a visiting North Texas team. There doesn’t appear to be any ill will lingering in Denton, though. On Monday, … Read More

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Two Longhorns enter college softball’s transfer portal

Softball America has listed UT softball players Tuesday DerMargosian and Grace Green among the names in the NCAA’s transfer portal. DerMargosian was a senior outfielder this past season. Green was a freshman pitcher. Texas verified on Sunday afternoon that both players had entered the portal. DerMargosian … Read More

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Texas loses its first 2021 pledge as Paige Bradley reevaluates her recruitment

This weekend, a Longhorn legacy announced that she will look to make an impact elsewhere. Paige Bradley revealed on Twitter on Saturday afternoon that she had reopened her recruitment. Bradley had been committed to the women’s basketball program at Texas since August. Bradley will be a … Read More

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WATCH: Longhorn coaches turn to broadcasting during the My Texas Tailgate

On Friday, a bunch of the coaches in Texas’ athletic department got a new day job. As part of the My Texas Tailgate celebration, UT had its coaches broadcast a play from a recent football game. Texas then posted those clips — which ranged from David … Read More

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Former UT assistant coach Jamie Carey lands at North Texas

Former UT coach and player Jamie Carey has been hired as an associate head coach at North Texas, the Mean Green announced on Friday. Carey spent the previous four seasons on Karen Aston’s coaching staff at Texas. She was an associate head coach for two of those campaigns. Carey was … Read More

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Ex-UT All-American Stacy Stephens officially takes over at San Antonio’s Our Lady of the Lake

Former Texas standout Stacy Stephens has been named the head coach at Our Lady of the Lake University, the San Antonio-based NAIA school announced on Thursday. Stephens joins Kamie Ethridge (Washington State), Nell Fortner (Georgia Tech) and Vicki Hall (Indiana State) as the ex-players from the women’s basketball program at … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Recruiting updates and predictions for Texas and the 2021 NFL draft

The American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven catch up on all of the recent recruiting headlines that have involved the Longhorns. And with the 2020 NFL draft behind us, we take a look at the draft stock for 2021 prospects Sam Ehlinger, Samuel Cosmi and Joseph Ossai. Read More

Following Michigan WR Tarik Black’s pledge, will Texas get a boost from another graduate transfer?

Over the past few seasons, Texas has occasionally turned to graduate transfers in its search for instant offense. Two years ago, the Longhorns needed a left tackle and depth in its backfield. That led to Rice’s Calvin Anderson becoming a 14-game starter and Cal’s Tre Watson emerging … Read More

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Depth chart for receivers at Texas to now include Michigan graduate transfer Tarik Black

After three years at Michigan, Tarik Black is heading to Austin to give the Longhorns a hand. Black has decided to transfer to Texas, the receiver announced on Tuesday night. Black will join the Longhorns as a graduate transfer. Black was listed by Michigan as a junior in 2019, but … Read More

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Report: Texas to pay Wyoming $1.85 million to play at Royal-Memorial in 2023

Texas will open up both its playbook and checkbook when Wyoming’s football team comes to town in 2023. The Caspar Star-Tribune reported this week that Wyoming will make $1.85 million when it travels to play Texas on Sept. 16, 2023. Texas must deliver that guaranteed payment … Read More

With Brown signed, sealed and delivered, Texas’ Shaka Smart shifts to hiring an assistant

Officially, the last Texas men’s basketball game of the season was an 81-59 loss at home to Oklahoma State. But before that thumping on March 7, Texas had won five straight. The late-season run had helped the Longhorns (19-12) bounce back onto the bubble for the NCAA Tournament. With a … Read More

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Longhorn lineman J.P. Urquidez moves on to Texas State as a graduate transfer

Former Texas offensive lineman J.P. Urquidez will open his senior season in San Marcos instead of Austin. Urquidez said on Sunday that he plans on concluding his collegiate career at Texas State. He will join the Bobcats as a graduate transfer. Urquidez announced this past December … Read More

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WATCH: Texas says farewell to three of its softball seniors

Had this been a normal spring, Texas would have hosted a ceremony for the seniors on its softball team on Sunday afternoon. Texas had a game scheduled against Oklahoma State on April 26. That contest would have served as both UT’s Senior Day and the final home game of the … Read More