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With smaller crowds spotted across the nation, Texas drew more football fans in 2018

During the 2018 football season, Texas sold out three home games and averaged 97,713 fans over its six appearances at Royal-Memorial Stadium. UT’s attendance numbers at home ranked seventh nationally. In 2017, UT drew an average of 92,778 fans for its six home games. That 5.3 percent increase in the … Read More

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Texas to open the season as a top-20 team in Baseball America’s national poll

On Monday, Texas’ baseball program was once again listed among the top teams in the nation. Texas has been ranked 19th in Baseball America’s preseason poll for the upcoming college baseball season. Last week, Texas was found in the 21st slot in the preseason poll compiled by … Read More

Defensive versatility could put Texas’ Longhorns in a position to improve on offense

Following a practice that was open to the public on Monday afternoon, players and coaches from the Texas softball team were asked to speak to the fans and share a fun fact about themselves. Sophomore infielder Janae Jefferson, for example, told those in attendance that she dislikes chocolate cake. Lauren … Read More

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Westlake linebacker Jake Ehlinger to join his older brother on Texas’ football roster

One day, might the Texas football team have an Ehlinger starting on both its offense and defense? Westlake High linebacker Jake Ehlinger announced on Saturday that he will join UT’s football team in 2019. Ehlinger will be a preferred walk-on at Texas. UT had extended a walk-on … Read More

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Following a departure from Texas, Cameron Rising reveals his next destination

Former Texas quarterback Cameron Rising will transfer to Utah, the rising sophomore announced on Thursday. Rising will likely have to sit out next season due to the NCAA’s transfer rules. Since he used a redshirt at Texas this past fall, Rising will be available for three seasons starting in 2020.  Tyler … Read More

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After a strange saga, Crayton Carrozza becomes a ‘massive addition’ to Texas’ 2019 recruiting class

Crayton Carrozza will resume running at Texas. Texas’ track and field program has announced the signing of Carrozza. A senior at St. Stephen’s Episcopal in Austin, Carrozza was the Southwest Preparatory Conference’s cross-country champion as a sophomore and junior. He also owns the SPC records for the 800-meter, 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter … Read More

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Sam Houston State adds former Longhorn Toneil Carter to its backfield

Next fall, Toneil Carter will be wearing a different shade of orange. Carter announced on Tuesday that he will resume his football career at Sam Houston State. Carter spent the last two seasons at Texas, but he left the team in December. The Houston-raised running back will … Read More

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Ex-Texas receiver Davion Curtis to now catch footballs for former Longhorn coordinator

On Monday, former Texas receiver Davion Curtis said he will close out his collegiate career at McNeese State. Curtis spent two years with the Longhorns but left the program this past August. He instead played at Tyler Junior College this fall. Curtis caught 21 footballs for the Apaches, … Read More

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David Hamilton’s injury costs Texas positioning but not its place in a national preseason poll

After ending last season on NCAA’s biggest stage, Texas will still be in the spotlight when the curtain rises on the 2019 baseball season. Texas was ranked 23rd in D1Baseball’s preseason poll, which was released on Monday morning. Vanderbilt topped the organization’s rankings, and No. 3 Texas … Read More

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Texas shortstop David Hamilton to be sidelined for the 2019 season with an Achilles injury

Texas shortstop David Hamilton will miss the 2019 baseball season with an Achilles injury, the school confirmed on Saturday. Hamilton had what the school called a “successful surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles” on Friday afternoon. OrangeBloods was the first to report on Hamilton’s injury. A junior from … Read More

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Top pitching prospect flips his commitment from TCU to Texas

Prized pitching prospect Jared Kelley has decided to wear burnt orange instead of purple in college. Kelley, a right-handed pitcher from Refugio, announced on Friday night that he had given a verbal commitment to Texas. In addition to bolstering the future pitching staff at Texas, Kelley’s decision also impacts one … Read More

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Statistically speaking, where did Texas stand out during the 2018 football season?

By now, Texas fans are likely aware that the Longhorns ended the 2018 football season ranked ninth in the Associated Press’ poll. The ranking was UT’s highest since it lost to Alabama in 2009’s championship game. Texas was one of 25 Football Bowl Subdivision-level teams to win … Read More

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The NFL can wait: Texas safety Brandon Jones to return to the Longhorns for his senior season

For one more season, football fans can find Brandon Jones in Texas’ secondary. On Thursday, Jones announced on his Twitter page that he will return to the Longhorns for his senior season. Jones recently completed his third season as a Longhorn safety. His declaration comes after receiver Collin Johnson and … Read More

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Big 12 coaches set a high bar for Texas ahead of the 2019 softball season

With the countdown to the start of the 2019 softball season underway, the Big 12’s coaches are seeing silver in Texas’ future. Texas was ranked second in the Big 12’s preseason poll on Thursday. The Longhorns trailed only Oklahoma, which has won the conference’s last seven regular-season championships, in a … Read More

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Texas adds an All-American to its track and field program, but Tara Davis’ debut must wait

All-American Tara Davis has joined the Texas track and field program after a contentious transfer from Georgia, the school announced on Wednesday. Davis, who is currently a sophomore, must sit out the 2019 seasons due to the NCAA’s transfer rules. When she is eligible to compete, she will resume a … Read More

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Will replacing the NFL-bound Lil’Jordan Humphrey on the depth chart be a big problem for Texas?

Texas junior Lil’Jordan Humphrey announced on Tuesday that he will enter the NFL Draft. He will attempt to become the first UT receiver drafted since Marquise Goodwin was a third-round pick in 2013. While Humphrey is chasing history and his professional aspirations, Texas needs to find his replacement. Humphrey started … Read More

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They’re back: For the first time in six seasons, No. 9 Texas makes an appearance in the AP’s final poll

Texas will officially enter the off-season ranked among the top ten teams in the nation. Texas was voted into the ninth slot in the Associated Press’ final poll of the 2018 football season, which was released after Monday night’s national championship game. Clemson, which blew out Alabama in the NCAA’s finale, … Read More

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Football writers laud Texas safety Caden Sterns as one of America’s top freshmen

Texas freshman safety Caden Sterns entered his first season of college football as a five-star recruit. He’ll exit his debut as an All-American. The Football Writers Association of America named Sterns a Freshman All-American on Monday. Sterns had previously been given the same designation by USA Today and ESPN. Sterns … Read More

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Comeback continues for Cat Osterman as ex-Longhorn star makes Team USA’s cut

Cat Osterman, the former standout at the University of Texas and two-time Olympian, has earned a spot on the  2019 USA Softball Women’s National Team. USA Softball announced its 18-athlete roster on Monday, and Osterman was one of four pitchers that made the cut. USA Softball’s team trials … Read More

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Call to the Hall: Legendary Longhorn Vince Young to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame

Already responsible for one of the greatest plays in college football’s history, former Texas quarterback Vince Young will now be honored among the sport’s greatest players. Young will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation announced on Monday. Young will join inductees like Notre Dame receiver Raghib … Read More