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Texas baseball recruit Kyle Muller named national player of the year

Texas’ next baseball coach will inherit the country’s top high school senior after incoming recruit Kyle Muller was named Gatorade national player of the year on Monday. Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels came to Muller’s school, Dallas Jesuit, to surprise the left-handed pitcher with the award. Here … Read More

Elite 11: Rich get richer — Alabama strikes big with Hawaiian Tua Tagovailoa

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — To many, this will be painful to read: Alabama’s next quarterback was the consensus top performer at the Elite 11 Finals. College football’s national champion got even richer with left-hander Tua Tagovailoa dazzling spectators over three days with one bullet pass after … Read More

Elite 11: Despite winning award, Sam Ehlinger on the bubble to advance

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — And now the waiting game begins for Sam Ehlinger. The Texas quarterback commit placed himself squarely on the bubble following the conclusion of the Elite 11 Finals and will find out Monday morning if his performance from the past three days warranted … Read More

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Elite 11: Sam Ehlinger breaks into official rankings after two days

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — If Sam Ehlinger can hold serve on the final day of the Elite 11 Finals, he’ll be heading to Oregon. On Sunday, the Elite 11 tweeted the official standings after two days of competition and Ehlinger broke in at No. 11. The top 12 finishers advance to The … Read More

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Elite 11: Sam Ehlinger cracks our rankings from Saturday’s pro day

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — After a mostly uneventful first day of throwing to stationary targets, the Elite 11 sped up on Saturday with pro day passing drills. All told, it took four hours between the time Kentucky commit Mac Jones began and LSU commit Lowell Narcisse … Read More

Elite 11: OU commit Chris Robison embraces crowded competition in Norman

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — Last June when Mesquite Horn’s Chris Robison committed to Oklahoma, there was little obstruction to the Sooners’ starting quarterback position. That’s no longer the case. Former five-star QB Kyler Murray butted heads with Kevin Sumlin in one season at Texas A&M and decamped for OU … Read More

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Elite 11: Sam Ehlinger sitting outside of day one rankings

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — Sam Ehlinger had a solid first day at the Elite 11 Finals. Apparently, so did many of his competitors. Ehlinger, the Texas commit and Westlake senior-to-be, was absent from the 11-person initial rankings the Elite 11 released on Saturday morning. He’ll have some ground to make up … Read More

Elite 11: Kellen Mond moves on from Baylor after Briles firing

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — Sorry California, New Jersey and everyone else, Texas is taking charge with six quarterbacks at this week’s Elite 11 Finals. OK, make it 5.5. Kellen Mond is stuck somewhere between a Texan and a Floridian after transferring six months ago from … Read More

Elite 11: Day one nearly a slam dunk for Sam Ehlinger

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — A fraction of an inch kept Sam Ehlinger from being the early star at the Elite 11 Finals. As day one of three wrapped up on Friday, Ehlinger and other top quarterbacks from the 2017 senior class lined up and took aim … Read More

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Elite 11: Sam Ehlinger celebrates National Donut Day in style

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — Texas quarterback commit Sam Ehlinger came to Los Angeles to show off his arm at the Elite 11 Finals, but it turns out he’s also a pretty good receiver. With his mouth, anyway. To celebrate National Donut Day on Friday, Ehlinger joined Clemson commit Hunter Johnson for … Read More

Elite 11: Texas QB commit Sam Ehlinger to compete against nation’s best

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. — There are some misnomers involved with the famed quarterback competition known as the Elite 11. For one, the roster never consists of precisely 11 competitors. At the event’s current stage — the Finals — the head count is actually 24, which includes Sam Ehlinger, … Read More

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Jim Schlossnagle says he has ‘no plans’ to leave TCU

TCU’s Jim Schlossnagle, who is speculated to be a candidate for Texas’ baseball opening, says he has ‘no plans’ to leave Fort Worth. Schlossnagle released a statement to the Star-Telegram. “TCU and Fort Worth have been very good to me and my family,” Schlossnagle said. “I am continually honored to … Read More

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Kickoff time announced for Cal game

Texas announced on Wednesday that its Sept. 17 game at California will kick off at 9:30 p.m. (CDT). It’ll air on ESPN or ESPN2. Earlier Wednesday, the Big 12 announced kickoff times for two Texas home games. The Sept. 10 meeting against UTEP will start at 6 p.m. on Longhorn Network, and the … Read More

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Beau Hossler out for Texas’ national championship match against Oregon

Texas golfer Beau Hossler is out with a shoulder injury for Wednesday’s national championship match against Oregon. As a result, Oregon opens the match ahead 1-0, meaning for Texas to capture its fourth national title it must win three of the four contested matches at Eugene Country Club. “Right up until … Read More

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Tee times for Texas’ national title match against Oregon

At a little after 4 p.m., Texas will tee off against Oregon in the national championship match at Eugene Country Club. The Longhorns, ranked first nationally, must win three of the five contested matchups to garner their fourth national title in program history. Beau Hossler, the team’s top player, has an … Read More

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Possible Texas baseball target off the market after signing extension

Remove Dan McDonnell from the list of candidates for the Texas baseball job. On Wednesday, Louisville announced it had given McDonnell a five-year contract extension and made him the nation’s highest paid coach at $1 million annually. The deal could keep McDonnell at Louisville through the 2026 season. This appears to be a … Read More

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Kickoff times set for Texas’ games against UTEP and TCU

The Big 12 has announced kickoff times for two of Texas’ home football games. On Sept. 10, Texas will play UTEP at 6 p.m. Longhorn Network will air the week two matchup. Also, the Nov. 25 regular season finale against TCU is set for 2:30 p.m. It’ll be shown on Fox or … Read More

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Beau Hossler a ‘game-time decision’ for NCAA title match

No. 1 golfer Beau Hossler is a “game-time decision” for Wednesday’s NCAA championship match against Oregon, Texas coach John Fields told the American-Statesman. Hossler, a Ping first-team All-American, injured his left shoulder on the 15th hole in Tuesday’s semifinal but persevered and gutted out a 2 and 1 win over USC’s Andrew Levitt. Read More

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Cliff Gustafson: ‘I’d love to see them get that guy from TCU’

If Cliff Gustafson has his way, Texas will take a good look at TCU’s Jim Schlossnagle to be its next baseball coach. Gustafson, whose 1,466 coaching wins at Texas from 1968 to 1996 make him the Longhorns’ career leader in UT victories, said Tuesday that he’s an admirer of Schlossnagle, who has built … Read More

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In need of a baseball coach, where might Texas turn? A look at possible candidates

If you haven’t heard, Texas is without a baseball coach after parting ways with Augie Garrido on Monday morning. Since the NCAA postseason has yet to begin and will run through the end of June, it’s unlikely a replacement will be named anytime soon. To get a better idea of what … Read More