Texas fires men’s tennis coach Michael Center in college admissions scandal fallout

After placing Longhorns tennis coach Michael Center on administrative leave following his arrest Tuesday, the University of Texas announced Wednesday it had terminated the veteran coach’s employment partway through his 19th season with the program. Federal authorities have accused Center of accepting $100,000 in 2015 to help a California student … Read More

Texas tennis coach Michael Center among coaches charged in sweeping college admissions scheme

University of Texas men’s tennis coach Michael Center will plead not guilty to a federal charge of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, his attorney said Tuesday, after federal prosecutors accused him of taking a bribe to help a student falsely disguised as a recruit get into UT in … Read More

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Charges against former Longhorn D’Onta Foreman to be dropped

Former University of Texas standout football player D’Onta Foreman has entered into an agreement with Travis County prosecutors to dismiss all charges related to a July 2017 arrest in which campus police found a gun and marijuana in his vehicle. Foreman on Jan. 22 pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor … Read More

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Texas volleyball standout Micaya White facing DWI charge

Texas volleyball standout Micaya White has a pending drunken-driving case in Travis County state district court, court records show. An arrest affidavit from March 18 said university police pulled over White at 2:05 a.m. in the 300 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. for driving without her headlights on and following … Read More

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Kent Perkins pleaded no contest to DWI, spent two nights in jail

Former University of Texas football captain Kent Perkins spent two days in Travis County jail after pleading no contest to driving while intoxicated from his arrest last fall, court records show. His attorney said Perkins agreed to jail in lieu of probation so he could resolve the matter and pursue a professional career. Perkins, … Read More

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Vince Young gets permission to play in Canada while on DWI probation

University of Texas football great Vince Young is allowed to play professionally in Canada while he’s on probation in Travis County, a county judge ruled Wednesday. Young, through his attorney, asked Judge Elizabeth Earle for permission to relocate to Canada where he will play for Saskatchewan … Read More

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Vince Young pleads no contest, sentenced to 18 months probation in DWI case

[brightcove_video video_id=”4721038540001″ caption=”Former Longhorn Vince Young arrested for DWI in January 2016″] Former Texas football star Vince Young pleaded no contest in a Travis County court on Thursday and was sentenced to 18 months probation for his 2016 DWI arrest, court records show. Young, 33, resolved the case three days … Read More

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Vince Young misses court appearance on DWI charge; attorney says he’s sick

University of Texas football legend Vince Young missed a court appearance Monday on a DWI charge because he is sick, his attorney said. His next appearance is scheduled for Feb. 1, which will be more than one year since Young was pulled over on the North Interstate 35 service road … Read More

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The Statesman Interview: Tom Herman

In advance of Tom Herman’s first season at Houston, Hookem.com’s Ryan Autullo met with him for a wide-ranging interview delving into Twitter, his membership in Mensa and if he requires his assistants to be from Texas. Here are some of the highlights of the 2015 The Statesman Interview: Tom Herman: … Read More

Former Texas RB Cedric Benson sued for Rottweiler attack

Former University of Texas standout running back Cedric Benson has been sued by a woman who says she and a dog she was walking in Northwest Austin were attacked by Benson’s two Rottweilers on July 18. According to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Travis County, Lynn … Read More

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Kent Perkins to appear in county court next week

Texas football senior captain Kent Perkins, charged last week with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, will make his initial court appearance on Oct. 7. His appearance in Travis County county court is scheduled for the Friday before Perkins and the Longhorns play Oklahoma in Dallas. Perkins is not expected to appear at the hearing. Perkins, 21, was arrested … Read More

Texas needed a kicker, Trent Domingue needed a team, and a match was made

Texas needed a kicker, and Trent Domingue needed a team. But to say their rushed union in late July was a perfect marriage would be unfair because Domingue had already found his soulmate. And she deserves credit for Texas solving the biggest hole on its roster. “My fiancé sent a … Read More

Breaking down Texas’ 2016 schedule: TCU

To open a pivotal third season, Charlie Strong‘s Texas Longhorns face three opponents who won 10 or more games a year ago, including one CFP semifinalist. And that’s just in the first five games. In a near perfect world, Texas would take two out of three games against Notre Dame, … Read More

Breaking down Texas’ 2016 schedule: At Kansas

To open a pivotal third season, Charlie Strong‘s Texas Longhorns face three opponents who won 10 or more games a year ago, including one CFP semifinalist. And that’s just in the first five games. In a near perfect world, Texas would take two out of three games against Notre Dame, … Read More

Breaking down Texas’ 2016 schedule: West Virginia

To open a pivotal third season, Charlie Strong‘s Texas Longhorns face three opponents who won 10 or more games a year ago, including one CFP semifinalist. And that’s just in the first five games. In a near perfect world, Texas would take two out of three games against Notre Dame, … Read More

Breaking down Texas’ 2016 schedule: At Texas Tech

To open a pivotal third season, Charlie Strong‘s Texas Longhorns face three opponents who won 10 or more games a year ago, including one CFP semifinalist. And that’s just in the first five games. In a near perfect world, Texas would take two out of three games against Notre Dame, … Read More

Breaking down Texas’ 2016 schedule: Baylor

To open a pivotal third season, Charlie Strong‘s Texas Longhorns face three opponents who won 10 or more games a year ago, including one CFP semifinalist. And that’s just in the first five games. In a near perfect world, Texas would take two out of three games against Notre Dame, … Read More

How will Texas’ season play out? Questions, answers from our crystal ball

Malik Jefferson would make a terrible weatherman. “I can’t promise anybody anything,” the Texas linebacker said when asked about the upcoming season. “You don’t give people promises because you don’t know the outcome. So, our thing is to just go out and play as hard as we can.” Jefferson and … Read More

Breaking down Texas’ 2016 schedule: Kansas State

To open a pivotal third season, Charlie Strong‘s Texas Longhorns face three opponents who won 10 or more games a year ago, including one CFP semifinalist. And that’s just in the first five games. In a near perfect world, Texas would take two out of three games against Notre Dame, … Read More

Breaking down Texas’ 2016 schedule: Iowa State

To open a pivotal third season, Charlie Strong‘s Texas Longhorns face three opponents who won 10 or more games a year ago, including one CFP semifinalist. And that’s just in the first five games. In a near perfect world, Texas would take two out of three games against Notre Dame, … Read More