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

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Texas A&M

Texas vs. Texas A&M When: 2 p.m. Sunday Where: Dickies Arena, Fort Worth (capacity 13,300) TV/radio: ABC/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 137-86. The Longhorns won an exhibition on Oct. 25, … Read More


Longhorn Confidential: How do the recent coaching changes at Texas impact recruiting?

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast looks into the recruiting-related storylines tied to the coaching changes at Texas.  Plus, offensive lineman Jake Major checks in during Prosper’s run in the Class 6A, Division … Read More


On Second Thought Ep 162: Broadcast legend Brent Musburger on the CFP, Tom Herman’s coaching slump

Broadcasting legend Brent Musburger joins Episode of 162 of the On Second Thought podcast and gives his odds on who will win the national college football title from his home in Las Vegas. Musburger also talks about the struggles of the Oakland Raiders — including the Antonio Brown saga — … Read More


Longhorns mostly excluded as Big 12 announces its all-conference accolades

The Big 12 announced on Wednesday that only four Longhorns had seasons worth recognizing on the conference’s honor roll. Senior receiver Devin Duvernay and offensive lineman Zach Shackelford earned first-team accolades on the Big 12’s all-conference team. Duvernay’s 103 receptions lead the country and no receiver … Read More


Texas AD Chris Del Conte ‘clarifies’ post-game comments, says he’s not satisfied with 7-5

Texas President Gregory L. Fenves expressed no worries Tuesday about football coach Tom Herman and the direction of the program. Asked about all the changes Herman has made to his coaching staff, Fenves said, “I think they’re good changes, and I’m optimistic for the future.” … Read More


Big 12 honors Skylar Fields as its top freshman as Baylor overwhelms the awards stand

Once again, the Big 12’s top newcomer in volleyball is a Longhorn. On Tuesday, it was announced that Texas opposite hitter Skylar Fields had been unanimously chosen as the Big 12’s freshman of the year. Texas now has three players on its roster who have been dubbed the Big 12’s best … Read More


DeGabriel Floyd retires while other Longhorns reportedly enter the transfer portal

A medical retirement has ended DeGabriel Floyd’s time at Texas. Floyd announced on Monday that he was medically retiring from football. A freshman linebacker, Floyd sat out the entire 2019 season after a spinal stenosis diagnosis. Initially, Texas coach Tom Herman said that Floyd would be … Read More


Texas senior Micaya White closes out her last regular season with another Big 12 honor

For the last time, Texas senior Micaya White has climbed to the top of the Big 12’s weekly awards stand. White, an outside hitter for the Longhorns, was named the Big 12’s offensive player of the week on Monday. White has won this award three times this season and five … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Alabama-Birmingham

Texas vs. Alabama-Birmingham When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 1-0. The Longhorns won the only previous matchup 96-60 when … Read More


Longhorn Confidential: What comes next after Texas coach Tom Herman made key staff changes?

On this week’s Longhorn Confidential, American-Statesman staff writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden and Brian Davis discuss all of the Texas coaching changes, what UT’s bowl prospects look like and who has the advantage in the Big 12 championship game. Read More


Big 12 recognizes Devin Duvernay and Roschon Johnson for 100-yard efforts against Texas Tech

Texas senior receiver Devin Duvernay and freshman running back Roschon Johnson have both been applauded for how they closed out the regular season. Duvernay was named the Big 12’s offensive player of the week on Monday. Meanwhile, Johnson was honored as the conference’s top newcomer. This marks the second time … Read More


Former Texas coach Charlie Strong fired after three seasons at South Florida

When South Florida opens its 2020 football season at Texas next September, a reunion won’t occur at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Former Texas football coach Charlie Strong was relieved of his duties at South Florida on Sunday. Strong went 21-16 and reached two bowl games during his three seasons with the Bulls. Read More


Defensive lineman Van Fillinger de-commits from Texas

The losses for Texas on Sunday didn’t just include assistant coaches. Texas lost the commitment of three-star defensive lineman Van Fillinger. The big man from Corner Canyon High School in Utah announced the re-opening of his commitment on Twitter. Texas’ 2020 class is now down to … Read More


Texas’ recruits react to Todd Orlando, Drew Mehringer firings

News broke Sunday that Texas was moving on from defensive coordinator Todd Orlando. That news impacts recruiting as much as it does the current football team. The early signing period is less than three weeks away, but early indications are that the Longhorns should hold onto … Read More

Texas volleyball earns share of Big 12 title with win over Iowa State

After dropping the first game, the No. 4 Texas volleyball team went on to win three straight, topping Iowa State 23-25, 25-9, 25-19, 25-22 to close out the regular season in Ames and claim a share of the Big 12 title. Texas claimed the NCAA tournament automatic bid over Baylor … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas women’s basketball team holds off North Texas at the Rainbow Wahine Showdown

After leading big at the half, the Texas women’s basketball team held off North Texas to win 63-57 at the Rainbow Wahine Showdown in Honolulu on Saturday. Charli Collier led the Longhorns with 21 points and 14 rebounds. Joyner Holmes also had a double-double which set a school record, scoring … Read More

Women's Basketball

N.C. State takes 84-73 win over Texas at Rainbow Wahine Showdown

HONOLULU—Aislinn Konig scored 25 points, Kai Crutchfield added 23, and No. 12 N.C. State beat Texas 84-73 on the opening day of the Rainbow Wahine Showdown Friday. Texas cut the deficit to 56-50 with the opening basket of the fourth quarter, but N.C. State (6-0) responded with a 9-0 run … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. McNeese State

Texas vs. McNeese State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 2-0. The two teams last met on Dec. 19, 2002. Read More


For one day, all looks right again in Texas’ 49-24 win over Texas Tech

It’s all over at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Texas, which was a 10-point favorite today, has beaten Texas Tech, ending the regular season and saying goodbye to its outgoing seniors with a 49-24 win. Playing in cold and rainy conditions that reminded us of the 2015 win over Kansas State, the Longhorns … Read More


Turkey hangover? Possibly, but Texas snaps to attention, leads Tech 28-21 at halftime

It’s halftime at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Texas, which is a 10-point favorite today, is leading Texas Tech, 28-21. It’s cold and rainy, and the Longhorns — who have dropped three of their last four games, will play in a lesser bowl game and have slogged their way out of Big 12 … Read More