The games that count must wait, but Texas softball is set to debut new coach Mike White

On Friday, the UT softball team will host McLennan Community College in what will be Mike White’s first chapter at Texas. Well, Texas might actually consider this a prologue to the new coach’s story. A table of contents, maybe. These fall games on UT’s fall schedule don’t count, after all. Read More

Texas’ notable number: The disappearance of UT’s receiver rotation — and the number 13

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 13. Thirteen is the number worn at Texas by receiver Jerrod Heard. Senior tight end Andrew Beck has 13 catches in 2018, which tops the 12 career catches he had … Read More

With Baylor up next, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger set to host friendly foe Charlie Brewer

On Friday night, Lake Travis will travel to Westlake for the 14th meeting between the two rivals since 2006. The following day, two notable alumni from those high schools will reunite at Royal-Memorial Stadium. It is expected that Texas and Baylor will start sophomore quarterbacks from Westlake and Lake Travis … Read More

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Texas and Oklahoma’s breathtaking battle in the Red River Showdown a huge draw on television

The 92,300 fans in attendance at the Cotton Bowl on Saturday weren’t the only ones who witnessed Texas’ 48-45 win over Oklahoma. FOX Sports has announced that the 113th edition of the Red River Showdown drew a 4.3 metered market rating. According to the company’s PR department, … Read More

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Big 12 once again rewards Texas after Ehlinger, Dicker lead the Longhorns past Oklahoma

After leading their hometown team to a win in the Red River Showdown, Sam Ehlinger and Cameron Dicker represented Texas on the Big 12’s weekly honor roll on Monday. A sophomore quarterback, Ehlinger has been named the the Big 12’s offensive player on the week. The conference also recognized Dicker as … Read More

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Texas WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey lauded for his versatility after a career day against Oklahoma

Texas receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey has been named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll, the Louisville Sports Commission announced on Monday. Humphrey was joined on this week’s honor roll by Florida Atlantic running back Kerrith Whyte, Jr., and Temple receiver Isaiah Wright. The Paul Hornung Award is awarded annually to college football’s … Read More

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From a nickname’s origin to not knowing Baker Mayfield: Five fun facts about Dicker the Kicker

On Saturday, Texas freshman Cameron Dicker lifted Texas to a 48-45 win over Oklahoma with a 40-yard field goal. Before the 113th meeting between Texas and Oklahoma, the Red River Showdown had last gone down to the wire in 1996 when the Sooners ousted UT in overtime.  There were … Read More

Texas 48, Oklahoma 45: Five key plays

DALLAS — There were 133 snaps taken in Texas’ 48-45 win over Oklahoma on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Trick toss TD Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger accounted for five touchdowns in the 113th installment of the Red River Showdown. Ehlinger was … Read More

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Following an eight-year hiatus, Texas regains its top-10 status in the AP Top 25

For the first time since the fourth week of the 2010 season, Texas is ranked among the top ten football teams in the nation. Texas climbed to the No. 9 spot in the Associated Press’ football poll on Sunday. Ranked 19th last week, Texas received 956 points … Read More

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WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Texas beats Oklahoma

Statesman writers Brian Davis and Danny Davis review Texas’ 48-45 win over Oklahoma. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } … Read More

On one catch, Lil’Jordan Humphrey defines the ‘culture’ at Texas

DALLAS — Texas coach Tom Herman was joined by three of his players at the post-game press conference after Texas’ 48-45 win over Red River rival Oklahoma. The moderator announced that Herman would make an opening statement, then introduced the players: Quarterback Sam Ehlinger, defensive end Charles Omenihu and wide … Read More

Texas-Oklahoma notebook: Brandon Jones celebrates his late father’s birthday with a big win

DALLAS — Brandon Jones fulfilled a promise Saturday. Earlier in the week, Texas’ junior safety tweeted a message to his father, Bert, who died after losing a battle with cancer while Brandon was in high school. On Wednesday, Jones wished his father a happy birthday and added … Read More

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

The 19th-ranked Longhorns play No. 7 Oklahoma on Saturday at the Cotton Bowl. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Kris Boyd, Texas cornerback Boyd, who earned a spot on the Big 12’s preseason team, has eight pass breakups, one interception and some memorable moments … Read More

Texas vs. Oklahoma: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday in the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma: 1. Will Keaontay Ingram exceed 10 carries? If he does, the four-star freshman from Carthage would set a new career high. Ingram has been slowed at times by knee and hip injuries and Texas hasn’t shied away … Read More

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Following foot injury, Texas expects Zach Shackelford to resume role as starting center

Texas center Zach Shackelford will likely start when UT plays Oklahoma this weekend, head coach Tom Herman said on Thursday. Shackelford missed three games earlier this season with a foot injury. He came off the bench and played 15 snaps during last week’s 19-14 win at Kansas … Read More

Texas soccer forges ahead in Big 12 play minus Canadian national teamers Grosso, Regan

Instead of a Big 12 championship, Texas soccer players Julia Grosso and Emma Regan will compete for an invitation to the World Cup this month. Grosso, a freshman midfielder from Vancouver, and Regan, a freshman defender from British Columbia, have made the Canadian Women’s Senior National Team’s 20-player roster for … Read More

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All-American outside hitter Micaya White earns the 1,000th kill of her Texas career

On Wednesday, Texas junior outside hitter Micaya White became the 20th player in school history to record 1,000 kills in a career. White’s milestone moment came during a 19-kill effort in a five-set win at TCU. A two-time All-American, White has now compiled 1,001 kills during her … Read More

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WATCH: Red River Showdown makes work a hostile environment for ex-Texas star Colt McCoy

The New Orleans Saints are up next on the Washington Redskins’ schedule, but a few players have been focusing on a different foe this week. With the Red River Showdown set for Saturday, Washington’s NFL team recently tweeted out a video that featured back-up quarterback Colt McCoy attempting to catch an … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Pass-catching running backs at Texas — and the number 46

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 46 — the number worn at Texas by freshman linebacker Joseph Ossai, who inherited it from Cincinnati Bengals rookie Malik Jefferson. The longest of UT freshman Cameron … Read More

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Cat’s comeback: Ex-Texas standout Cat Osterman to try out for national softball team

Cat Osterman isn’t done throwing a softball. According to a post on her Instagram page, Osterman will resume her softball career in 2019. The Longhorn legend has accepted an invitation to attend the 2019 USA Softball Women’s National Team Selections Trials. The trials are scheduled to be held in Clearwater, Fla., from … Read More