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

Football

Vince Young issues public apology after DWI arrest on Monday

Former Texas star Vince Young issued a public apology late Wednesday after his recent arrest for allegedly driving under the influence at 4:30 a.m. Monday south of Houston. “On Sunday evening I was pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence,” Young said in a … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 125: Hookem.com recruiting guru Mike Craven rates Longhorns, Aggies NSD success

In Episode 125 of the On Second Thought podcast, Hookem.com recruiting guru Mike Craven breaks down recruiting for the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies from National Signing Day. Also, Kirk and Ced put a bow on the NFL season and look ahead to 2019. Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Texas 84, Baylor 72

Texas knocked that streak-free shine off Baylor with a 84-72 victory on Wednesday at the Erwin Center. The Bears came in riding a six-game winning streak to hold a spot atop the Big 12 standings. That’s now gone. So is the team’s six-game series winning streak … Read More

Football

As he decides his future, Shane Buechele opts to stay away from Texas’ football team

With a transfer from Texas in his likely future, junior quarterback Shane Buechele is no longer participating in team activities. Texas coach Tom Herman told reporters on Wednesday that Buechele remains on scholarship this spring. Buechele entered the NCAA’s transfer portal last month. As recently as Jan. 19, Herman had … Read More

Football

Texas closes 2019 class with offensive lineman Javonne Shepherd

HOUSTON — Texas’ 2019 recruiting cycle officially ended Wednesday afternoon when four-star offensive tackle Javonne Shepherd signed his letter of intent at Delmar Stadium in Houston. The 6-foot-6 product of North Forest High School was the only member of Texas’ 24-man recruiting class to not sign in … Read More

Football

JUCO linebacker Lakia Henry signs with Ole Miss over Texas, Arkansas

Texas’ late push for top-ranked JUCO inside linebacker Lakia Henry fell short Wednesday when the Dodge City C.C. (Kans.) product signed with Mississippi. The 6-foot, 225-pound four-star prospect took an official visit to Texas on the final weekend before national signing day, but the Longhorns … Read More

Golf

Texas women’s golf takes fourth at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge

The Texas women’s golf team shot 289 on Tuesday to finish in fourth place at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. The Longhorns shot 875 over the three-day tournament, trailing first-place Stanford by eight shots. UCLA shot 869 to take second place while Southern Cal shot … Read More

Football

Reports: Ex-Texas star Vince Young arrested for a DWI

Vince Young, the quarterback who led Texas to the 2005 national championship, was reportedly arrested for driving while intoxicated earlier this week. This is Young’s second arrest for drunken driving in just over three years. According to TMZ Sports, Young was arrested on Monday morning in Fort … Read More

Football

Texas set to send five representatives to the NFL’s annual scouting combine

A quintet of Longhorns will head to the 2019 NFL Scouting Combine, the school announced on Tuesday. Defensive lineman Charles Omenihu, linebacker Gary Johnson, receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey and cornerbacks Kris Boyd and Davante Davis have all been invited to the NFL’s pre-draft showcase. Boyd, Davis, Johnson and Omenihu were all … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Baylor

Texas vs. Baylor When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: Longhorn Network/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 162-90, but Baylor has been on a torrid streak. The Bears have won six straight … Read More

Football

2019 NFL mock draft: 6 Longhorns to be chosen

Now that the NFL season has a bow on it, the focus of the league becomes free agency, off-season trades and the 2019 NFL draft, held April 25-27. The league will first host the NFL combine that starts on Feb. 26. On Monday, Bleacher Report released a … Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s over: Baylor 74, Texas 68

Reserve guard Moon Ursin scored 19 points and top-ranked Baylor held off a furious Texas rally to earn a 74-68 victory Monday night at the Erwin Center. Baylor, which led by as many as 21 points in the second half, saw its lead dwindle to 70-66 with 35.7 seconds to … Read More

Baseball

LOOK: In 2019, will Texas look better than TCU and Texas A&M on both the runway and scoreboard?

At its annual alumni game this past weekend, the line-up card wasn’t the only place where Texas’ baseball team showcased a new look. Fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field got a look at the Longhorns’ new white and orange jerseys on Saturday. Catcher DJ Petrinsky and outfielder Duke Ellis … Read More

Football

30 years of the American-Statesman’s Fab 55: The 30 No. 1s

In 1989, Dallas Carter linebacker Jessie Armstead topped the American-Statesman’s initial Fabulous 55. Football recruiting has changed a lot in 30 years. RELATED: The Fabulous 55 is celebrating 30 years, and oh how recruiting has changed since 1989 Suzanne Halliburton takes a look back at all 30 No. Read More

Football

Four-star cornerback Jaylon Jones pledges to Texas A&M

Texas A&M landed one of the big fish in the 2020 class when Cibolo Steele cornerback Jaylon Jones pledged to the Aggies during a visit in college station. The 6-foot-3 four-star prospect was a priority for numerous programs across the nation, including Texas. He attends … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 12 Texas

No. 12 Texas vs. No. 1 Baylor 6 p.m. Monday, Erwin Center, 105.3, ESPN2 Records: Baylor 19-1, 9-0; Texas 18-4, 8-2; The series: Texas leads 58-39. Lady Bears have won 18 of the last 19. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.8 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie … Read More

Track & Field

Texas track and field takes five wins at Charlie Thomas Invitational

The Texas track and field team picked up five wins on the final day of the Charlie Thomas Invitational in College Station Saturday. Tripp Piperi now sits behind only Olympic Gold Medalist Ryan Crouser in the shot put in Longhorns history. His throw of 67 feet, 6 inches is the … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis defeats No. 6 North Carolina

The No. 8 Texas men’s tennis team earned the doubles point and won four singles matches to defeat No. 6 North Carolina at the Weller Indoor Tennis Center Saturday. Chih Chi Huang clinched the win for the Longhorns, defeating Blayne Boyden 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (5). The teams played out the … Read More

Women's Basketball

No. 12 Texas women’s basketball team hands Sooners 8th straight loss

Jatarie White scored 17 points, Joyner Holmes added 14 with 10 rebounds, and the No. 12 Texas women’s basketball team led the whole way in a 76-67 win over Oklahoma on Saturday in Norman. Danni Williams added 13 points and Sug Sutton 10 with seven rebounds, six assists and four … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Iowa State 65, Texas 60

AMES, Iowa — At first, Iowa State tried to give Saturday’s game away by missing from point-blank range and turning it over. Texas wouldn’t take it. Then, the Cyclones tried to hit the gas pedal with an 11-0 run down the stretch. But the Longhorns wouldn’t … Read More