After studying top defensive ends, Charles Omenihu is chasing down quarterbacks for Texas

Charles Omenihu is a sports management major. The class of football, however, has assigned Texas’ senior defensive end the most homework as of late. The 6-6, 275-pound end toyed with the idea of leaving school early and entering the NFL draft. But he said this week that he … Read More

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Micaya White honored for offensive output as Big 12 applauds No. 4 Texas for only the second time

On Monday, Texas junior outside hitter Micaya White was rewarded for a career-best performance. White has been named the Big 12’s offensive player of the week. While leading Texas to sweeps of Baylor and West Virginia last week, White hit .500 and collected 24 kills. Her .588 … Read More

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Texas to battle junior colleges, itself during its fall baseball schedule

For those baseball fans who can’t wait until UT’s season opener on Feb. 15, Texas announced on Monday that it will play two junior colleges and three intrasquad scrimmages this fall. Texas has scheduled a 14-inning contest against McLennan Community College for 12 p.m. on Oct. 14. Two weeks later, … Read More

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With NCAA’s new rule in mind, Kyle Porter to contemplate a redshirt for the rest of 2018 season

At his weekly press conference on Monday, Texas coach Tom Herman told reporters that junior running back Kyle Porter could redshirt this season. Despite appearing in UT’s first four games, Porter did not travel with Texas for Saturday’s 19-14 win at Kansas State. Two days later, Herman … Read More

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Big 12 honors Texas freshman D’Shawn Jamison for his punt return against Kansas State

Thanks to a lengthy punt return, Texas freshman D’Shawn Jamison stood out among his peers in the Big 12 on Monday. The Big 12 has named Jamison its special teams player of the week. This is the first weekly award earned by Jamison, a true freshman from Houston. Texas has … Read More

TV details to be announced but Big 12 establishes a start time for Texas’ home game against Baylor

Next week, Texas will welcome Baylor onto Bevo Boulevard for a mid-afternoon meeting. The Big 12 Conference announced on Monday that Texas and Baylor will play at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 13. The game will be held at Royal-Memorial Stadium. ABC, ESPN or ESPN 2 will televise the battle between … Read More

No. 18 Texas 19, Kansas State 14: Five key plays

MANHATTAN, Kan. — There were 131 snaps taken in Texas’ 19-14 win at Kansas State on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Special 17 In three of its first four games, Texas allowed its opponent to score on its first drive. Read More

Texas-Kansas State notebook: Sam Ehlinger showcases his hands while Andrew Beck fights back

MANHATTAN, Kan. — In Saturday’s second quarter, Sam Ehlinger ran twice and became the 15th quarterback in school history to pass for 3,000 yards in a career. He was also UT’s leading receiver in the 15-minute quarter. On the first play of the second quarter, Ehlinger hauled in a 21-yard … Read More

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

The 18th-ranked Longhorns play at Kansas State on Saturday. The eyes of Texas will be upon … Devin Duvernay, Texas receiver Duvernay has only eight catches through the first four games. That still ranks third on the team, though, behind only Lil’Jordan Humphrey (21) and Collin Johnson (20). But … Read More

Texas vs. Kansas State: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday at Kansas State: 1. Will Lil’Jordan Humphrey score again? Texas’ junior wide receiver leads the team with 21 catches, and his last three games have featured 40-, 47- and 38-yard touchdowns. That three-game touchdown catch streak is tied for seventh … Read More

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Texas offensive coordinator Tim Beck to miss Kansas State game

Texas offensive coordinator Tim Beck will not join the Longhorns for this weekend’s game at Kansas State, the school announced on Friday. In a statement released by UT, Texas trainer Anthony Pass said that Beck is currently being treated for an infection in a hospital. He is expected to return to … Read More

Texas vs. Kansas State: Five key matchups to watch

Here are five key matchups in the Texas-Kansas State game to keep your eye on Saturday: 1. Texas’ Sam Ehlinger vs. Kansas State’s Alex Delton Kansas State quarterbacks Alex Delton and Skylar Thompson have both played in all four games for the Wildcats, but … Read More

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Texas defensive back B.J. Foster to stay at home this weekend after suffering a concussion

Texas freshman safety B.J. Foster will miss Saturday’s game at Kansas State due to a concussion, Tom Herman announced after Thursday’s practice. According to the Texas coach, Foster was injured on Wednesday. Foster has yet to start this season but has appeared in all four of UT’s games. A true … Read More

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Texas announces the passing of trailblazer Julius Whittier (1950-2018)

Julius Whittier, the first African-American to letter on the Texas football team, passed away on Tuesday. Texas announced Whittier’s death on Thursday. He was 68. Raised in San Antonio, Whittier was an offensive lineman on UT’s 1970 and 1971 teams. He moved to tight end in 1972, and one of his … Read More

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Caden Sterns earns top weekly prize for NCAA’s defensive backs after breakout game against TCU

Before this season, Kris Boyd was placed on the Jim Thorpe Award’s watch list. Another UT defensive back, though, has caught the attention of that award’s voters. It was announced on Thursday that UT freshman Caden Sterns was named the Jim Thorpe Award’s player of the week. Sterns intercepted two passes … Read More

Twenty-one and not done: Texas blasts Baylor to extend run in Big 12 play

Texas sophomore setter Ashley Shook has yet to lose a conference game and she wasn’t about to start on Wednesday. Shook distributed 22 assists, registered a kill and tied her career-high of five blocks as No. 4 Texas swept Baylor at Gregory Gym on Wednesday. The 25-23, 25-16, 25-15 win … Read More

Texas’ notable number: The Longhorns’ fourth-quarter offense — and the number 56

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 56 — the number worn by center Zach Shackelford, a three-year starter who has missed the last three games with a foot injury. Texas picked up 56 … Read More

Texas notebook: With P.J. Locke III working as a lecturer, freshmen asking questions at DBU

Texas nickel back P.J. Locke III apparently has picked up a side job this season — as a professor at DBU. The senior defender has been handing out homework assignments. Locke said Tuesday that he has tasked his fellow Longhorns defensive backs with writing down the things they did wrong … Read More

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Zach Shackelford, Keaontay Ingram among an injured quartet that UT expects to practice

At his weekly press conference, Tom Herman announced that UT may erase a few names off the team’s injury report by kickoff of Saturday’s game at Kansas State. Defensive backs Jarmarquis Durst (shoulder) and Montrell Estell (concussion) are doubtful for the trip to Kansas State, Herman said on Monday. Offensive … Read More

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National poll upgrades Texas as Longhorns prepare for match against Big 12’s only other ranked team

On Monday, Texas moved up to the fourth spot in the AVCA’s national volleyball poll. With 1,356 points and none of the poll’s 64 first-place votes, Texas trails top-ranked BYU (1,595 points; 59 first-place votes) by a healthy margin. Texas was listed fifth in the rankings … Read More