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

Football

Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee backs off Texas pledge

Texas’ 2021 class dropped to six members Tuesday night when Lake Travis tight end Lake McRee decommitted from the Longhorns. The 6-4, 217-pound junior missed the 2019 season with a knee injury. The three-star originally picked Texas back in July before the beginning of his junior … Read More

Football

LISTEN: Texas offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich on QB Sam Ehlinger, calling plays in 2020

New Texas offensive coordinator Mike Yurcich said he welcomes the praise and criticism that comes with being the Longhorns’ new play-caller and working with quarterback Sam Ehlinger, who will be a senior next season.   … Read More

Football

LISTEN: Texas defensive coordinator Chris Ash on moving to a four-man front

New Texas defensive coordinator Chris Ash met with reporters for the first time Tuesday and discussed some of his early thoughts on the Longhorns’ defensive players and moving to a four-man front. Read More

Football

LISTEN: Texas coach Tom Herman discusses roster movement, new coaching staff

Texas coach Tom Herman met with reporters Tuesday and discussed all the offseason changes around the Longhorns program and some of the personnel changes both on the roster and the coaching staff. Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. Iowa State

Texas vs. Iowa State When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Iowa State leads 20-19 About the Cyclones: Joens, who dislocated her shoulder in last week’s game against Oklahoma but … Read More

Softball

Texas senior Miranda Elish among the first honorees of the Big 12’s 2020 softball season

On Tuesday, the Big 12 acknowledged the breakout beginning of Miranda Elish’s senior season with its player of the week award. This is the first time that Elish has been the Big 12’s player of the week. She also won the NFCA’s weekly player award on Tuesday. Last season, Elish … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Ricky Williams

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about football player Ricky Williams. Williams only wore the No. 34 for one of his four seasons at Texas, … Read More

San Antonio Spurs celebrate the Longhorns for College Spirit Night

Basketball season is in full swing and what better way to watch an NBA game then to cheer on both the Texas Longhorns and the San Antonio Spurs. Since 2017, the San Antonio Spurs and FOX Sports Southwest have hosted College Spirit Nights, a night … Read More

Football

Black History Month at Texas: Earl Campbell

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about football player Earl Campbell. One of UT’s all-time greatest athletes, the Tyler Rose bloomed at Texas from 1974-77. Campbell arrived … Read More

women's golf

Pat Weis (1930-2020): First women’s golf coach at Texas remembered as ‘a giant within our sport’

Pat Weis, the first-ever coach of the women’s golf program at Texas, passed away in Austin at the age of 89 on Sunday. Texas announced the death of Weis on Sunday evening. Details regarding funeral services are pending. We lost a legend today. Read More

Softball

No. 6 Texas closes out a successful first weekend with another run-ruled rout

Miranda Elish went deep again on Sunday, and a blowout win at home helped No. 6 Texas continue its scorching start to the 2020 softball season. The 18-2 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at McCombs Field was UT’s sixth of the season’s opening week. The Longhorns … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. No. 1 Baylor

Texas vs. No. 1 Baylor When: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 163-92. Baylor captured the first matchup in first half of … Read More

Men's Basketball

Black History Month at Texas: LaSalle Thompson

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about basketball player LaSalle Thompson. A 6-10 center from Cincinnati, Thompson wore the No. 42 for Texas from 1980-82. Thompson ranks … Read More

Golf

Texas men’s golf takes second place at Amer Ari Invitational

The No. 25 Texas men’s golf team shot 827 overall to finish in second place at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii on Saturday. The Longhorns finished 37 under par with a final round score of 279. They shot 274 in each of the first and second rounds. Pepperdine … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team beats Illinois in consolation bracket

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team won 4-1 over Illinois in the consolation bracket of the ITA Team Indoor Championships in Chicago on Saturday. Fernanda Labraña defeated Ashley Yeah 6-2, 7-6 to clinch the match for the Longhorns. The Longhorns won the doubles point and had three singles wins … Read More

Softball

Texas softball team makes it five run-rule wins in a row

The No. 6 Texas softball team made history with five straight run-rule wins to open the season, topping Wichita State 9-1 in five innings on Saturday at the Texas Classic. Texas fans also set an attendance record at McCombs Field as 1,260 were in attendance. The old record was 1,251, … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis tops Georgia in Top-25 battle

The No. 4 Texas men’s tennis team battled the No. 18 Georgia Bulldogs to win 4-3 at the Texas Tennis Center on Saturday. Texas won the doubles point and three singles contest to secure the win. Christian Sigsgaard, ranked No. 12, clinched the win with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 decision … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Texas Tech

Texas at Texas Tech When: 1 p.m. Sunday Where: United Supermarkets Arena TV/radio: ESPNU/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 74-29 About the Longhorns: This will be Texas’ first appearance since a 64-44 loss at … Read More

Soccer

Black History Month at Texas: Abby Smith

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about soccer player Abby Smith. Smith anchored the Texas defense from 2012-15 from the goalkeeper position. Among UT’s all-time goalkeepers, only … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team falls at ITA Team Indoor Championships

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team fell 4-3 in a back-and-forth battle with No. 9 Florida State at the ITA Team Indoor Championships in Chicago on Friday. The Longhorns lost the doubles point as the Turati sisters came up with UT’s only victory. The Seminoles then won three singles … Read More