Bevo Beat

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


Rice grad transfer offensive tackle Calvin Anderson becomes Tom Herman’s top addition

The biggest addition for Texas after the 2017 season isn’t a recruit from the star-studded 2018 class that ranked third in the nation, first in the Big 12 and included the top five players on the Fabulous 55. The Longhorns’ newest addition, Rice grad transfer … Read More


The No. 1 player on the Fabulous 55, Jordan Whittington, picks Texas

Texas took a step towards signing the best player in Texas for the second straight cycle on Saturday when 5-star wide receiver Jordan Whittington chose the Longhorns over UCLA, Texas A&M and Florida. Whittington becomes the third member of Texas’ 2019 class, joining 4-star quarterback … Read More

Track & Field

McCarter and Piperi finish in top eight at NCAA Indoor Championships

Steffin McCarter and Tripp Piperi highlighted the Longhorns track and field squad performances at the NCAA Indoor Championships in College Station on Friday night. McCarter finished in fifth place in the men’s long jump with a distance of 26 feet, 3/4 inches. It was the second straight year that McCarter … Read More


Erica Wright to wrap up collegiate career at the end of Texas’ 2018 softball season

Texas softball player Erica Wright has joined the athletic department’s Class of 2018. Texas announced on Friday that Wright will leave softball behind at the end of this season. As a redshirt junior, Wright was eligible to play in 2019. Instead of playing softball, Wright will pursue internship opportunities after … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Mar. 9-15

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 Texas baseball team will try to build off the momentum of Thursday night’s win over Stanford. They … Read More


The Final Pitch: Texas 8, Stanford 6

Texas opened a four-game series against Stanford with an 8-6 win at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Thursday. In the victory, UT (9-4) became the first team this season to score more than five runs against Stanford (11-2). Stanford and Texas are ranked seventh and 23rd in D1Baseball’s … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Texas Tech 73, Texas 69

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you had Jacob Young in your who-saves-Texas’-postseason-bacon pool, you came awfully close to being a big winner. The Texas sophomore played out of his mind, piling up a career-high 29 points in what was easily his best game as a Longhorn. Read More


This week in mock drafts: After the NFL Combine, are stocks rising or falling at Texas?

Will Connor Williams become a Bengal? Will Malik Jefferson become a Patriot? With the NFL Draft upcoming, Texas will have no shortage of professional prospects. Williams, an offensive lineman, and Jefferson, a linebacker, both entered the draft after leaving a year of eligibility on the table. As did punter Michael … Read More

Men's Basketball

LOOK: Kerwin Roach gets assist from Kansas City dentist after losing tooth

When Texas guard Kerwin Roach flashes his signature grin Thursday at the Big 12 Tournament, it’ll look like nothing ever happened. However, everyone who watched the Longhorns play Iowa State knows that Roach had a dental emergency Wednesday night. Thanks to an elbow in the face from Cyclones guard Lindell … Read More


Golden: Hey Jerry, go get Texas-ex Derrick Johnson

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: Many of the prospects that went through drills and interviews at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis won’t play one down in the pros. But for the ones who are fortunate enough to … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas signees Sedona Prince, Charli Collier up for national Player of the Year award

Texas women’s basketball signees Sedona Prince and  Charli Collier have been named to the eight-person list of candidates for the 2018 Morgan Wootten National Player of the Year award, it was announced Wednesday. The Morgan Wootten Award is given annually to the best male and female McDonald’s All American players … Read More


On Second Thought Ep 89: Ced talks with Texas players at the NFL Combine, The Spring League CEO Brian Woods on Johnny Football

In Episode 89 of the On Second Thought podcast, Ced and Kirk discuss the upcoming NCAA Tournament for the Texas basketball teams and Ced speaks with former Texas football players Malik Jefferson, DeShon Elliott, Michael Dickson, and Holton Hill from the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Also, The Spring League … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Texas 68, Iowa State 64

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Texas, the worst 3-point shooting team in the Big 12, tried to shoot its own way out of the NCAA Tournament. Dylan Osetkowski opened the game Wednesday with a barrage of missed 3-pointers and his teammates took turns missing from long range … Read More


Longhorns softball wins a close one on the road against UTSA

Brooke Bolinger pitched a one-hit, complete game shutout to help lift the Longhorns softball team to a 1-0 win over UTSA on the road in San Antonio on Wednesday. Bolinger (4-2) struck out 10 batters, a career high, and walked just one to pick up the win. She had a … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Four UT divers earn bids for platform event at NCAAs

Four UT divers earned bids to the NCAA Championships after competing in the platform event at the NCAA zone diving meet Wednesday in Minneapolis, Minn. Murphy Bromberg won the women’s competition while Sofia Rauzi took fifth place. Jordan Windle, a two-time qualifier for the World Championships, finished in second place … Read More


Rice grad transfer offensive tackle Calvin Anderson to announce his decision Saturday

The prize of the 2018 offseason is set to announce Saturday when Rice grad transfer Calvin Anderson will pick between Texas, Oklahoma, Michigan and Auburn. The Westlake native signed with Rice in the 2014 class as an unheralded recruit. As a grad transfer, Anderson … Read More


Tom Herman to throw out first pitch ahead of Texas’ nationally-ranked battle with Stanford

Before freshman Nico O’Donnell takes the mound on Thursday, Texas will hand the baseball to Tom Herman. UT’s football coach will throw out the ceremonial first pitch as the Longhorns prepare to open a four-game series against Stanford. Herman will also appear on the PA system at UFCU Disch-Falk Field … Read More


Decision date approaches for Fabulous 55 headliner Jordan Whittington

The decision approaches for Cuero wide receiver Jordan Whittington. The No. 1 player on the initial 2019 Fabulous 55 is set to announce on Saturday at 2 p.m. between Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA and Florida. Texas was considered the long-time favorite before recent pushes … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas men will be fully stocked for defense of its NCAA swim title

Texas, the three-time defending national champions, have qualified a full contingent of swimmers this month’s NCAA title meet. The NCAA announced who qualified Wednesday. The Longhorns have 15 swimmers who qualified. All five of their relay squads also made the cut. The site scored the meet based on seed … Read More

Swimming & Diving

Texas divers pick up six more NCAA qualifying spots

Six Texas divers _ three men and three women _ earned spots Tuesday for the NCAA championships. The Longhorn men were led by Grayson Campbell, who won the qualifying on the 1-meter springboard. Jordan Windle was fourth and Jacob Cornish was seventh. Campbell and Windle already had qualified for the … Read More