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Texas CB Quandre Diggs named to watch list

Texas cornerback Quandre Diggs is among 39 players on the Jim Thorpe Award watch list for the nation’s top defensive back. If you’re keeping score, nine awards have released their watch lists. Six more will follow next week. Here’s how Texas players are doing: Diggs (3): Bednarik, Nagurski, Thorpe. Malcom … Read More

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Four Longhorns named to watch lists

Texas defensive lineman Malcom Brown is in the running for two awards. Brown landed on watch lists Thursday for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy for the nation’s top defensive player and the Outland Trophy for the nation’s top offensive or defensive lineman. Longhorns center Dom Espinosa joined Brown on the 64-man … Read More

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Texas center Dominic Espinosa on Rimington Trophy watch list

As he was last year, Dominic Espinosa is on the Rimington Trophy watch list for the nation’s top center. Espinosa, a fifth-year senior from Cedar Park, is among 66 players up for the award. Yes, more than half of FBS teams and their centers are represented on the list. Does that make the list … Read More

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Five Texas players named to football watch lists

It’s that time of the year again. College football watch lists are coming out, and the Bednarik and Maxwell kicked things off this morning. Five Texas players were recognized. Running backs Malcolm Brown and Johnathan Gray are among 76 players on the Maxwell list vying for the title as college football’s top … Read More

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Former Missouri receiver DGB joining OU team

*Update* Former Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is joining the team at Oklahoma, OU announced on Twitter this afternoon. Fascinating offseason news. It’s simple: If DGB gets better off the field, OU gets better on the field. *Dorial Green-Beckham is visiting OU* Multiple reports state former Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham is … Read More

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Curtiss leaves Texas, signs with Twins

Texas needs a new closer after sophomore right hander John Curtiss signed a contract Tuesday with the Minnesota Twins. Curtiss, chosen by the Twins in the sixth round of last month’s MLB draft, was preparing mid afternoon to fly to Elizabethton, Tenn. for rookie ball. Curtiss will reportedly make $266,900. “It’s a really exciting … Read More

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Texas inks Garrido for two more years

As expected, Augie Garrido will be staying at Texas beyond next season. Texas announced a two-year extension with its baseball coach on Tuesday, keeping Garrido in Austin through the 2017 season.  The deal seemed to be a formality after Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, led the Longhorns to a … Read More

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UT series with Notre Dame in jeopardy

Texas and Notre Dame are set to play four games in the coming years. Now it might be two. The 2019 and 2020 meetings are in jeopardy after Notre Dame announced Wednesday a home-and-home series with Georgia for 2017 and 2019. Apparently one national power in 2019 is enough for the Irish. For … Read More

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Vegas tough on Texas

A Vegas casino has dealt Texas football a pair of sixes. Golden Nugget, calling for as many Longhorns wins as losses, is tougher on Charlie Strong’s team than most prognosticators. It likes Texas to lose a bunch of toss ups, labeling the ‘Horns an underdog in neutral site contests against … Read More

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UT, A&M women’s hoops will play in Dec.

Texas and Texas A&M will square off in North Little Rock this season in a newly created women’s basketball classic. Announced Thursday, the game will take place Dec. 21 at Verizon Arena in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. Also scheduled to play are Oklahoma and Arkansas. Times and other information will … Read More