Arkansas blows by Texas as midweek meeting gets underway in Austin

In town for the first time since 2005, the Arkansas Razorbacks supplied the fireworks in Tuesday’s 11-4 blasting of Texas at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The seven-run decision in the opener of this two-game series was UT’s fifth straight loss to Arkansas. Texas was beaten three times by Arkansas last year … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Arkansas 11, Texas 4

Texas was no match for Arkansas in a Tuesday tussle between two old foes from the Southwest Conference. Both teams went down in order during the opening inning at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, but Arkansas sent nine batters to the plate in the second session. The Razorbacks exited the frame with … Read More

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Texas climbs to No. 9 in NCAA poll, but five games against ranked foes await on this week’s schedule

Texas’ baseball team earned a promotion on Monday, but the Longhorns won’t have much time to celebrate. Texas has claimed the ninth spot in national poll compiled by D1Baseball, the publication revealed on Monday. The Longhorns were ranked 12th last week, but the team … Read More

Masen Hibbeler stands out on offense and defense as UT secures its series with Texas Tech

Even though he ended the weekend on a high note, don’t expect Texas senior Masen Hibbeler to start looking at the video board now. During every at-bat, one of the screens at UFCU Disch-Falk Field displays a batter’s picture, his season statistics and accomplishments for that day. But when you’re … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 4, Texas Tech 3

On Sunday, Texas found just enough pitching and offense to claim a victory in its conference-opening series with Texas Tech. Held without a hit over the final seven innings of a 3-0 loss on Saturday, Texas was no-hit by Leander native Mason Montgomery over the first five … Read More

Offense unaccounted for as Texas suffers its first blemish in Big 12 play

With a record-setting crowd on hand, Texas had the stage set for another dramatic finish Saturday. Alas, Texas Tech did not join the likes of Louisiana-Lafayette, Texas State, TCU and LSU, four teams against which Texas has recorded walk-off wins over the past two seasons.  A fly … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas Tech 3, Texas 0

Thanks to a three-run eighth inning, Texas Tech pulled away from a pitchers’ duel at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday afternoon. Texas Tech junior Caleb Kilian, who beat UT in Lubbock last year, one-hit the Longhorns over his seven-inning appearance. Red Raider reliever Clayton Beeter issued three … Read More

What a relief: Bullpen steps up in UT’s conference opener against Texas Tech

If you ask Zach Zubia, he will tell you that Texas boasts one of the best bullpens in the nation. Sure, Texas’ sophomore designated hitter may be a little biased. He insists, though, that “I mean that wholeheartedly.” And after Friday night, who is going to argue with him? Ty … Read More

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The Final Pitch: Texas 4, Texas Tech 3

In what was the conference opener for both Texas and Texas Tech, the Longhorns overcame an early deficit at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday. Texas starter Bryce Elder walked three straight batters with two outs in the third inning, and Texas Tech made the right-hander pay for … Read More

As spring break approaches, Texas breaks out the pads and safety reminders

Texas’ football coaches celebrated Christmas this week. Now it is time for spring break. Texas wrapped up the first week of its spring camp on Friday with its first padded practice. The Longhorns were participating in their third spring practice at the Denius Fields, but pads weren’t allowed on Monday and … Read More

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Three observations from Texas’ third practice of spring camp

Texas held its third practice of the spring on Friday morning, and the media was granted access to around 20 minutes of drills. Here are three observations: 1. While practicing its blocking schemes, Texas trotted out a first-string offensive line that featured tackles Samuel Cosmi and Denzel Okafor, guards Tope … Read More

Even with the injuries, Texas is feeling comfortable at catcher as Big 12 play begins

Friday’s home game against Texas Tech should be considered a starting line for Texas. Maybe the Red Raiders can even provide the starting gun as the race for the Big 12 title gets underway. This year’s race won’t be a sprint. It’s not really a marathon, either. It’s more of … Read More

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With starters injured and John Burt hurdling, young receivers step into the spring’s spotlight

While in town last week to speak on a SXSW panel, former NFL receiver Chad Johnson noted that he was staying near the Texas campus. So, Johnson went on Twitter to see if any of the UT football players wanted to get a workout in. Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger saw … Read More

With no QB competition expected at Texas, Sam Ehlinger adjusting to new role as elder statesman

At the end of his media availability on Wednesday, Texas center Zach Shackelford was asked if it was weird that he hasn’t yet been quizzed about quarterbacks. Shackelford replied in the affirmative. Then, perhaps by habit, the soon-to-be senior shifted to the coachspeak that has been commonplace during recent offseasons … Read More

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Texas rebounds from losses at Stanford with a rout of Texas Southern

On Tuesday night, Texas quickly rediscovered any offense that it had lost over this past weekend’s trip to Stanford. The Texas offense exploded for 18 hits and 17 runs in a run-ruled win over Texas Southern at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. With Texas leading by two touchdowns, the game was called … Read More

‘I wouldn’t be concerned about losing focus in the next few days’: Texas reacts to coach’s indictment

Tuesday was already going to be busy enough for the Texas men’s tennis team. The Longhorns had a match scheduled against Rice, a precursor to Thursday’s duel with No. 1 Ohio State.  Senior Harrison Scott also had a birthday to celebrate. In reality, though, the buzz around the Texas Tennis … Read More

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Report: Ex-Texas talent Jordan Hicks to join the Arizona Cardinals as a free agent

Former Texas linebacker Jordan Hicks’ next tackle will reportedly be made as an Arizona Cardinal. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported on Tuesday that Hicks plans on signing with Arizona as a free agent. Hicks will receive a four-year contract worth $36 million. That contract includes $20 million in … Read More

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Nathan Vasher, UT’s all-time interceptions leader, returns to Austin as a volunteer coach

One of DBU’s star pupils has returned to teach at his alma mater. Nathan Vasher has joined the Longhorns as a volunteer coach, Texas coach Tom Herman revealed on Monday. “It’s good to have him back around,” said Herman of Vasher, who spent last season as an … Read More

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Despite losses at Stanford, Texas holds onto No. 12 ranking in the D1Baseball poll

Three losses on the road this weekend did not cost Texas its No. 12 spot in the D1Baseball poll on Monday. Fueled by a sweep of LSU, Texas climbed 10 spots last week to D1Baseball’s No. 12 ranking. The Longhorns then dropped three of its four games … Read More

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Patrick Hudson to find other ways to contribute at Texas after stepping away from football

After a series of injuries, Texas junior offensive lineman Patrick Hudson has decided to retire from the sport of football. Texas coach Tom Herman made the announcement about Hudson following the first practice of UT’s spring camp. Herman told reporters that Hudson will remain a part of … Read More