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

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With two seniors set to depart, Texas announces the addition of two volleyball standouts

On Wednesday, the Texas volleyball team announced the signings of outside hitter Skylar Fields and middle blocker Molly Phillips. Next year, Fields and Phillips will arrive at Texas in time to replace outgoing seniors Yaazie Bedart-Ghani and Morgan Johnson. Fields tops’s Senior Aces list, which is a list that ranked … Read More

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Local products and legacies among the notable signees for Texas’ baseball team

On Wednesday’s Signing Day, Texas added 15 names to the baseball team’s roster. This year’s signing class features only players who are still in high school, and only two of the incoming Longhorns are out-of-state recruits. The local signees are Rouse pitcher Jared Southard and Lake Travis infielder Brett Baty, … Read More

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Oklahoma and Arizona State among the notable names on Texas’ 2019 softball schedule

Texas released the dates for the 56 games on its 2019 softball schedule on Tuesday. The times and broadcast information for those games will be announced later. The Longhorns will host Northwestern State and Boston College on Feb. 8, 2019. Those contests will serve as former Oregon coach Mike White’s … Read More

Texas seniors, prepping for their final home game, recall their top moments as Longhorns

Patrick Vahe and Charles Omenihu received their college football baptism three years ago, in South Bend, Ind. That 38-3 season-opening loss to the Fighting Irish in 2015 was the first game for both players, who were members of Charlie Strong’s 2015 signing class. Now seniors, they will play their final … Read More

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Texas trio honored by the Big 12 following the Longhorns’ last-second win over Texas Tech

The Big 12 has given Texas three additional reasons to celebrate this past weekend’s 41-34 win over Texas Tech. Three Longhorns were given a weekly award by the Big 12 on Monday. Junior receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey and freshman kicker Cameron Dicker were named the conference’s offensive and special teams players … Read More

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Texas announces that seniors John Burt and Jamari Chisholm will redshirt and return in 2019

Texas seniors John Burt and Jamari Chisholm won’t make their final appearances at Royal-Memorial Stadium until next season. Burt and Chisholm aren’t listed among the 26 seniors that Texas will recognize ahead of its last home game of the season on Saturday. Texas coach Tom Herman told reporters on Monday … Read More

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Ejection will sideline Iowa State running back David Montgomery for part of Texas game

An ejection from Iowa State’s 28-14 win over Baylor this past Saturday will cost running back David Montgomery some playing time against Texas. Montgomery was tossed for throwing a punch at Baylor’s Greg Roberts in the third quarter. Since he was ejected after halftime, Montgomery must miss the first half of … Read More

Texas receivers Lil’Jordan Humphrey and Collin Johnson knocked out of contention for the Biletnikoff Award

Since the Biletnikoff Award began honoring the nation’s top receiver in 1994, no Longhorn has ever won the award. That trend will continue until at least 2019. On Monday, neither Lil’Jordan Humphrey or Collin Johnson were among the 11 announced semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award. Jordan Shipley, … Read More

Texas 41, Texas Tech 34: Five key plays

LUBBOCK — There were 163 snaps taken in No. 19 Texas’ 41-34 win at Texas Tech on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Early error Like clockwork, Texas gave up points on its opponent’s first drive as Texas Tech took … Read More

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After climbing in the AP poll, No. 13 Texas to host another ranked rival at Royal-Memorial Stadium

After climbing two spots in the Associated Press’ football poll on Sunday, Texas will enter this week as the 13th-ranked team in the country. Texas collected 726 points from the poll’s voters to distance itself from No. 14 Utah State (689 points) and No. 15 Florida (575 points). Undefeated and top-ranked … Read More

Texas-Texas Tech notebook: With Collin Johnson out, Jerrod Heard steps up for Horns

LUBBOCK — Starting in place of the injured Collin Johnson, Jerrod Heard made a significant contribution in Saturday’s 41-34 win over Texas Tech. Texas announced ahead of the game that Johnson would sit after tweaking his knee in Wednesday’s practice. Without him, quarterback Sam Ehlinger still threw … Read More

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Texas to battle Texas Tech without key starters Collin Johnson, Brandon Jones

Texas will be without one of its top receivers and defensive backs for this evening’s game at Texas Tech. Texas coach Tom Herman told the Longhorn Network on Saturday afternoon that juniors Collin Johnson and Brandon Jones won’t play against Texas Tech. Jones has not yet recovered … Read More

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

The 19th-ranked Longhorns play Texas Tech in Lubbock on Saturday night. The eyes of Texas will be upon … John Bonney, Texas Tech defensive back Texas fans already know Bonney — he was a Longhorn from 2014-17 before joining Texas Tech this August as a graduate … Read More

Texas vs. Texas Tech: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday night at Texas Tech: 1. Will Texas establish the run? Freshman Keaontay Ingram has UT’s only 100-yard rushing performance this season, and graduate transfer Tre Watson is averaging 47.3 yards per game. D’Onta Foreman’s 341-yard day in Lubbock … Read More

Texas vs. Texas Tech: Five key matchups to watch

Here are five key matchups in the Texas-Texas Tech game to keep your eye on Saturday night: 1. Texas’ Sam Ehlinger vs. Texas Tech DBs In Texas Tech’s 27-23 win last year in Austin, Ehlinger was picked off twice in the final three minutes. Read More

Texas volleyball showcases ‘a completely different team’ in sweep of Kansas State

The Texas volleyball team, led by its freshmen, has a fresh look as the Longhorns head to the end of the regular season. Freshman setter Jhenna Gabriel’s 31 assists directed the offense Wednesday night at Gregory Gym as fifth-ranked Texas rolled to a 25-19, 25-15, 25-19 sweep of Kansas State … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Production on first offensive possessions — and the number 27

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 27 — the number worn by sophomore Donovan Duvernay, a reserve defensive back. Duvernay’s twin brother, Devin, has caught 27 passes this fall. Sam Ehlinger’s 27 career … Read More