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The latest Longhorn news and notes from the Austin American-Statesman.

Swimming & Diving

Murphy Bromberg takes second title at USA Diving Winter Trials

Texas diver Murphy Bromberg picked up a second title at the USA Diving Winter Trials in Atlanta Tuesday. Bromberg and diving partner Brooke Shultz scored 555.00 points to take the women’s 3-meter synchronized championship. The duo edged out Texas diver Alison Gibson and her partner Krysta Palmer in the competition. Read More

Longhorns in the NFL: Dickson and Phillips named to Pro Bowl following Week 15

Is there such a thing as a former Longhorn? These players will always be Longhorns to University of Texas fans, even though they’ve graduated to the next level of football. Every week we’ll update you on how they performed the previous weekend. Here’s a look at the Longhorns in the … Read More

Football

Pair of former Longhorns headed to Pro Bowl

Former Longhorn Michael Dickson became the first rookie from Texas to earn a spot in the Pro Bowl since Brian Orakpo on Tuesday. Orakpo earned his spot on the team following the 2009 NFL season. Dickson’s average of 48.9 yards per punt leads the league as does his net average … Read More

Football

Austin Bowie wide receiver Elijah Higgins chooses Stanford over Texas, Florida

Austin Bowie wide receiver Elijah Higgins picked his college destination the day before the early signing period when the four-star picked Stanford over Texas and Florida on Tuesday night. The big-bodied 6-foot-3 wide receiver earned second-team all-district as a senior despite missing half of the season with … Read More

Football

Texas adds three freshmen to its Sugar Bowl injury report

Two of UT’s freshmen were injured last week as the Longhorns prepared for its meeting with Georgia in the Sugar Bowl. Al’Vonte Woodard and Moro Ojomo both suffered injuries in practices last week, the school announced on Tuesday. Woodard, a receiver, sustained a sprained shoulder while Ojomo, a defensive lineman, … Read More

Football

Three-star wide receiver Kennedy Lewis picks Texas

Winning on the field results in victories off of it in recruiting. Melissa High School wide receiver Kennedy Lewis provided another example on Tuesday when the former TCU commit pledged to the Longhorns over the Horned Frogs and Florida. The 6-foot-3 wide out pledged to the Horned … Read More

After one season at a junior college, ex-Texas defensive back Eric Cuffee finds a new home

Former Texas defensive back Eric Cuffee announced on Monday night that he will join New Mexico’s football program. Cuffee left UT’s football program during this year’s fall camp. He instead spent this season at Trinity Valley Community College in Athens. 🤫 … Read More

Football

JUCO outside linebacker Caleb Johnson commits to Texas for 2019

Texas added another piece to the linebacker position on Monday when three-star JUCO product Caleb Johnson picked the Longhorns over Colorado and Oregon. The one-time Iowa State commit took his official visit to Texas in October and favored Tom Herman’s program since that trip. Read More

Football

Reserve defensive lineman Michael Williams parts ways with Texas before making his Longhorn debut

Texas’ upcoming appearance in the New Orleans-hosted Sugar Bowl will no longer be a homecoming for Michael Williams. Williams, a freshman defensive lineman, has left the Longhorns. 247Sports reported on Williams’ transfer this past weekend, and Texas later confirmed the news with multiple media outlets. Williams has since been removed from … Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s over: Texas 65, Stetson 46

Transfer guard Danni Williams had a team-high 15 points and 8 rebounds to lift Texas to a 65-46 victory over Stetson Sunday afternoon at the Erwin Center. The Longhorns had to overcome 25 turnovers in the victory. Freshman Charli Collier scored 13 oints and guard Destiny Littleton scored 10 points … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas vs. Stetson

No. 12 Texas vs. Stetson 1 p.m. Sunday, Erwin Center LHN, 105.3 FM Records: Texas 7-2, Stetson 1-7 The series: Texas leads 1-0. The Longhorns won 95-59 last season. Texas’ starting lineup Jada Underwood (F, 6-0, Jr.) — 5.3 ppg, 4.1 rpg Jatarie White (C, Sr., 6-4) — … Read More

Men's Basketball

Preview: Texas vs. Grand Canyon

Texas vs. Grand Canyon When: 5 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: The is the first meeting between the two schools. About the Longhorns: Nine games … Read More

Football

Texas RB Toneil Carter leaves team, will transfer

Texas running back Toneil Carter has left the team and intends to transfer, the school confirmed Friday. Orangebloods was the first to report about Carter’s intentions. Carter played in nine games as a freshman in 2017 and rushed for 252 yards. He did not have a … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Dec. 14-20

Here’s the Longhorns TV and radio schedule heading into the weekend. It’s a look at current and former Longhorns in action on TV and radio this weekend and beyond. The next seven days aren’t too busy for current Longhorns athletes, but there’s still plenty to take in for fans. The … Read More

Football

Texas’ 2019 recruiting class loses an athlete as Peyton Powell reevaluates his options

With less than a week to go before the start of the early signing period, Texas has lost a member of its 2019 recruiting class. On Thursday, Odessa Permian athlete Peyton Powell announced that he was decommitting from Texas.  Powell thanked the UT coaches for the scholarship offer but re-opened … Read More

Football

Temple tabs ex-UT defensive coordinator Manny Diaz to coach its football team

Former Texas defensive coordinator Manny Diaz will be the next coach at Temple, the school announced on Thursday. This is the first head-coaching job for Diaz, who has spent the past three seasons as Miami’s defensive coordinator. The vacancy at Temple was created earlier this month when Geoff Collins departed … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas offering $5, $10 general admission men’s basketball tickets during holidays

The Texas athletic department announced lower ticket prices for upcoming men’s basketball games during the holiday period between the fall and spring semesters. Fans can purchase $5 general admission tickets for Saturday’s game against Grand Canyon and games against Providence (Dec. 21) and UT-Arlington (Dec. 28). Read More

Track & Field

Texas Relays and NCAA’s finale among the three events on Myers Stadium’s 2019 spring schedule

Texas’ track and field team unveiled the schedule for its 2019 outdoor season on Wednesday, and Myers Stadium is set to host three meets this spring. The annual Texas Relays will be held from March 27-30, and the Texas Invitational is set for May 4. The NCAA Outdoor Championships will also … Read More

Volleyball

Micaya White honored alongside the nation’s top players as the AVCA names its All-Americans

For the third time in her collegiate career, Texas volleyball player Micaya White can call herself an All-American. White was given a second-team designation on the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s All-American team on Wednesday. A junior outside hitter, White was the member of UT’s volleyball program to … Read More

Football

Longhorns in the NFL: Defensive backs highlight Week 14

Is there such a thing as a former Longhorn? These players will always be Longhorns to University of Texas fans, even though they’ve graduated to the next level of football. Every week we’ll update you on how they performed the previous weekend. Here’s a look at the Longhorns in the … Read More