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Follow on Twitter: Sanders/Meander hearing

Ryan Autullo live-tweets from the preliminary hearing for former University of Texas players Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander. Read More

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Longhorns chat with Brian Davis, Ryan Autullo (Aug. 26)

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Texas’ schedule talk: TCU

Did you know that TCU will play two quarterbacks in its season opener? Trevone Boykin, who has started 15 games the past two years, will split duties with Matt Joeckel, best remembered as Johnny Manziel’s backup at Texas A&M. Did you know that TCU has brought in not one, … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: Oklahoma State

Did you know that Oklahoma State lost 17 seniors? That includes four defensive players who had 36 career starts or more. Did you know that OSU opens the season with Florida State at AT&T Stadium in Arlington? The Cowboys are 18-point underdogs against the defending national champions. Win or lose, … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: West Virginia

Did you know that former Penn State interim coach Tom Bradley is now at West Virginia? Bradley, who presided over the Nittany Lions at the end of Penn State’s tumultuous 2011 season, is now WVU’s associate head coach. It’s a fancy title for defensive line coach. Did you know that … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: Texas Tech

Did you know that Texas Tech lost not one, but two quarterbacks from Lake Travis this offseason? Baker Mayfield, who last year became the first true freshman walk-on quarterback to start a season opener at a BCS school, transferred to Oklahoma. And Michael Brewer left Lubbock and transferred to Virginia … Read More

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Longhorns chat with Brian Davis, Ryan Autullo (Aug. 19)

Come join American-Statesman staff writers Brian Davis and Ryan Autullo at 11 a.m. every Tuesday during the season to talk about Longhorns sports. This week, training camp comes to a close as school begins and the team settles into a routine. The season opener is Aug. 30 against North Texas. Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: Kansas State

Did you know that Texas has won in Manhattan just once in six tries? It happened in 2002 — 17-14. The Longhorns have been mostly non-competitive in losses there (42-24 in 2012, 39-14 in 2010, 45-42 in 2006, 48-7 in 1998 and 13-3 way back in 1926). Did you know … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: Iowa State

Did you know that former Kansas coach Mark Mangino is Iowa State’s offensive coordinator? In eight years at KU, Mangino went 50-48, no small achievement at that struggling program. After three years out of coaching, he resurfaced in 2013 as Youngstown State’s tight ends coach. And Mangino’s son, Tommy, is … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: Oklahoma

Did you know that OU’s leading passer in 2013 is now a tight end? Blake Bell, who wracked up 1,468 yards and 12 TDs, was moved there in favor of sophomore Trevor Knight. Last year, Knight had 819 yards passing, with 348 coming in a Sugar Bowl win over Alabama. Read More

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20 Questions: How should Texas recruit?

To preview Texas’ season, we’re continuing to spend part of August by asking 20 burning questions in 20 days. Today’s question: No. 8: Where should Texas be focusing the rest of its 2014-15 recruiting efforts? Texas has four months to convince the state’s top senior prospect he wants to be … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: Baylor

Did you know that by the time Baylor rolls into Royal-Memorial Stadium, it’ll be the Bears’ third straight road game? Baylor’s at Buffalo on Sept. 12 before opening Big 12 play at Iowa State 15 days later. Those should be easy wins, but will all that travel take some starch … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: Kansas

Did you know that Texas’ only losses to Kansas came in 1901 and 1938, in Lawrence? The Longhorns are 11-0 against the Jayhawks since. Did you know that Kansas has finished last in the Big 12 the past three seasons? This year’s preseason poll says KU will make it four … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: UCLA

Did you know that in his two seasons as UCLA’s coach, Jim Mora’s teams are 17-0 when leading at halftime? Did you know that these two schools didn’t play from 1971 to 1997 — 26 years? Did you know that last year, UCLA’s Myles Jack was the Pac-12’s freshman of … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: BYU

Did you know that in his nine years as BYU’s coach, Bronco Mendenhall has guided the Cougars to a bowl game every season, with four consecutive wins from 2009-12? Did you know that the only Texas starting quarterback to beat BYU was Garrett Gilbert, back in 2011? Did you know … Read More

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Former Texas safety transferring to junior college

Former Texas safety Chevoski Collins is transferring to Navarro College, he told the American-Statesman on Wednesday. Collins, who was dismissed at Texas last month, hopes to return to major college football after his stop off in Corsicana. Collins, a redshirt freshman, will be immediately eligibile at Navarro. Navarro College is … Read More

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Longhorns chat with Brian Davis, Ryan Autullo at 11 a.m. Tuesday

American-Statesman staff writers Brian Davis and Ryan Autullo will be here at 11 a.m. every Tuesday all season long to answer your questions about the Texas Longhorns. Got questions about David Ash’s health, the backup quarterback race, the depth at receiver, who’s playing defensive end opposite Ced Reed or what’s … Read More

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Texas’ schedule talk: North Texas

Did you know that Texas is 101-17-3 all-time in season openers? Or that the Longhorns were 15-1 in that first game under Mack Brown? Did you know that the Longhorns are 7-1 in games aired on the Longhorn Network? Did you know that Texas is 25-2-1 in first games under … Read More

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Texas freshman running back set to qualify, join team

Longhorns freshman running back D’Onta Foreman has not yet arrived on campus to practice with his teammates. That is expected to change in the coming days, as Foreman earned the grade he needed in a summer class to be cleared by the NCAA. Foreman, of Texas City, got a 94 … Read More

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Texas volleyball No. 2 in preseason poll

The Longhorns volleyball team is ranked second to Penn State in the American Volleyball Coaches Association preseason poll. Texas received 11 first place votes, second to the Nittany Lions’ 32. Rounding out the top 10 are Stanford, Washington, Southern California, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Purdue, BYU, and Florida. Texas has opened the … Read More