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After going undrafted, Malcolm Roach among the Texas exes set to open this fall on an NFL roster

When the NFL’s 2020 season kicks off this week, Texas will be represented on 17 sidelines. NFL teams were forced to trim their rosters to 53 players on Saturday. After those cuts were announced, over two dozen Longhorns remained on an active roster. Among the notable names who survived the … Read More

From UTEP to Kansas State (and everything in between): A tour of Texas’ 2020 schedule

A few months ago, our annual rundown of Texas’ schedule would have looked quite a bit different. There would have been a marquee matchup at LSU to discuss. And a scouting report on South Florida. Even the order of scheduled Big 12 games wouldn’t have even looked the same. But … Read More

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Former Texas pitcher Cat Osterman to be featured on a Topps trading card

Ex-UT All-American pitcher Cat Osterman will finally get to showcase her accomplishments on the back of a trading card. The Topps Company has created a trading card set that will commemorate the new Athletes Unlimited softball league’s inaugural season. Starting on Friday, the cards will be … Read More

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Texas bans tailgating and sidelines its band ahead of the 2020 football season’s kickoff

No tailgating. No Bevo Boulevard. No band. As it prepares to get a football season going during a pandemic, Texas announced on Wednesday that a series of changes will impact the atmosphere at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Texas is set to open its season with a home game … Read More

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Times announced for Texas’ 2020 showdowns with UTEP, Texas Tech and Oklahoma

Texas will open its 2020 football season in prime time. The Big 12 Conference announced on Tuesday that the kickoff for Texas’ season opener against UTEP has been set for 7 p.m. on Sept. 12. The home game for UT will be televised on the Longhorn Network. Texas is 5-0 … Read More

Texas doesn’t have a quarterback controversy in 2020, but what is the Longhorns’ backup plan?

To be clear, Texas has a starting quarterback. Full stop. Period. End of discussion. Sam is still the man. Sam Ehlinger enters his senior season with 33 starts, 8,870 career passing yards and 68 touchdown tosses. Only Colt McCoy has thrown for more yards and touchdowns at Texas. But who’s … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Reporting on recruiting and high school football in 2020

The American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven are joined by Thomas Jones to talk about what access and coverage will look like at high school games this fall. Thomas also breaks down his list of the 100 best football players from the Austin area and two local products who are … Read More

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Texas sophomore Jared Wiley’s roles in 2020 to include catching, blocking and maybe kicking

This season, sophomore Jared Wiley will likely see his name twice on Texas’ depth chart. Wiley’s appearance among the tight ends is expected. Wiley played that position as a true freshman, and he will battle senior Cade Brewer, redshirt freshman Brayden Liebrock and converted receiver Malcolm Epps for playing time … Read More

With non-conference slate scratched, Texas gets set for eight weeks of Big 12 volleyball matches

Starting in September, Texas will get a chance to extend its reign on the Big 12’s volleyball courts. The Big 12 revealed its revised schedule for the 2020 volleyball season on Friday afternoon. The league had already announced that none of its teams would play non-conference matches during this coronavirus-shortened … Read More

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LISTEN: Former UT star Ariel Atkins speaks up as pro athletes protest police brutality by not playing

On Wednesday, two professional leagues and a few additional teams called off their games as athletes protested the shooting of a Black man in Wisconsin. Following the Milwaukee Bucks’ decision to boycott a playoff contest against Orlando, the NBA postponed all three games on its schedule. The WNBA then cancelled … Read More

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From Anderson to Tucker: Texas announces the names of its Hall of Honor’s 14 newest inductees

On Wednesday, 14 former Longhorns received the call to Texas’ Hall. Texas will induct 14 people into its Hall of Honor, the athletic department has announced. Former men’s basketball coach Tom Penders will join 13 athletes in the Class of 2020. Plans for the annual induction ceremony have not yet … Read More

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Nine matches on tap for Texas as Big 12 releases its revised soccer schedule

The start of Texas’ soccer season has been pushed back to Sept. 11, the Big 12 announced on Tuesday. Originally, Texas was set to kick off its season against UTSA on Aug. 20. After concerns about the coronavirus pandemic led to a shuffling of the schedule, … Read More

With Devin Duvernay now in the NFL, who steps up for Texas in the slot?

This April, 37 wide receivers were taken among the 255 picks in the NFL draft. Five of those accounted for at least 30% of their college team’s total receptions in 2019. Leading the way was Minnesota’s Tyler Johnson, who grabbed 40.6% of the Golden Gophers’ 212 completions. James Proche was … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Quarterbacks, quarterbacks and quarterbacks

Following a nine-day stretch of news regarding Texas and quarterback recruits, the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven dive into Quinn Ewers and Charles Wright’s commitments and Jalen Milroe’s flip. Mike also breaks down UT’s two recent pledges from Florida. Commitment 101: … Read More

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Texas to add Marianna Singletary, South Carolina’s top volleyball player, to its roster in 2022

Due to a pledge from South Carolina, Texas has doubled the size of its 2022 recruiting class. On Sunday, Marianna Singletary announced on Instagram that she had verbally committed to Texas. Singletary is a 6-4 middle blocker from Charleston, S.C. Read More

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After a long stay in the minors, ex-Longhorn Mark Payton finally reaches baseball’s biggest stage

A winding road that took Mark Payton through states like Florida, Nevada and Pennsylvania has finally reached the major leagues. After his contract was selected by the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, Payton was used as a pinch hitter in a 3-0 loss at St. Louis. In … Read More

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Texas adds a quarterback to its Class of 2021 as Austin High’s Charles Wright flips from Iowa State

It didn’t take long for Texas to find a new quarterback for its 2021 recruiting class. Austin High senior Charles Wright gave a verbal commitment to UT’s football program on Saturday. Wright had been committed to Iowa State since February. But this weekend, Wright tweeted that “It’s been a life … Read More

The season in front of him, Texas’ Sam Ehlinger looks ahead to UTEP and a united locker room

With the coronavirus pandemic forcing the postponement of fall activities in many conferences, the idea of a springtime season has become a possibility for some football players. For now, though, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger hasn’t given much thought to if he’d play in the spring. Unlike the Pac-12 and Big … Read More

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For the second time in 2020, Washington adds ex-Longhorn Sug Sutton to its WNBA roster

Former Texas guard Sug Sutton will get a second chance with the Washington Mystics. Sutton was signed by the Mystics on Sunday. To make room on its roster for Sutton, Washington waived veteran guard Essence Carson. Congratulations to @kaorie15 on signing with the … Read More

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Seven-year contract calls for new Texas coach Vic Schaefer to initially make $1.8 million

New Texas women’s basketball coach Vic Schaefer’s seven-year contract is set to be approved by the University of Texas System Board of Regents this upcoming week. The contract calls for Schaefer to be paid $1.8 million in each of his first three years. During the 2023-24 and 2024-25 fiscal years, … Read More