Bevo Beat

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

Texas pledges in action: Week 2

Here’s how each 2014 Texas pledge performed in Week 2 and what lies ahead for the future Longhorns in Week 3 of the Texas high school football season. (* denotes district games) QB Jerrod Heard – No. 3 Denton Guyer (5-4A) Overall: 1-2 District: 0-0 Last … Read More

Ash returns to practice

UPDATE at 7:10 p.m.: Longhorn quarterback David Ash returned to practice Wednesday. He will continue to be evaluated this week to determine availability for the Kansas State game on Saturday. Longhorn coach Mack Brown met with reporters at 2:30 Wednesday. At the time, Brown said he did not know if … Read More

Longhorns chat on Tuesday

Join us at 11 a.m. Tuesday for our weekly Longhorns chat. Read More

Mack Brown has an ally in Lou Holtz

Former coach Lou Holtz has made it clear how he feels about what Mack Brown is going through with the struggling Longhorns. In a segment on ESPN in which Holtz and Mark May act as opposing lawyers arguing for Brown (Holtz) or against him (May), the acting “judge,” Rece Davis, … Read More

Bohls and Golden chatting at 11 a.m. Wednesday

The Texas Longhorns just dropped a second straight game. This time it was Ole Miss administering the beat-down. Statesman sports columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden are here to discuss the fallout and more in their weekly sports chat at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Horns open up Big 12 play … Read More

Horns update: Injury, depth chart situations

Update from the Longhorns’ Monday press conference: INJURIES: David Ash, who missed Saturday’s Ole Miss game, is day to day. The Longhorns are calling it a head injury, though we’re talking concussion here. Daje Johnson will miss his second straight game — third, if you consider he was in only … Read More

Texas-Ole Miss game chat

We’ll be chatting live from the DKR press box tonight for the Texas-Ole Miss game. We’ll kick it off at 6:30 p.m. — 30 minutes before the Longhorns (1-1) and No. 25 Rebels (2-0) kick off for real — and will keep chatting through the final whistle. Read More

Ole Miss 44, Texas 23: Horns fall to 1-2

IT’S OVER. Ole Miss 44, Texas 23. The Longhorns fall to 1-2, their first 1-2 start to a season since 1998 — Mack Brown’s first year. Texas opens Big 12 play next Saturday, at home against Kansas State. The Rebels, ranked 25th in the country, are 3-0 for the first … Read More

Ash to miss Ole Miss game

Longhorn David Ash will miss the game against Mississippi Saturday with injuries to his head and right shoulder, the school announced Friday. Ash, a junior, was injured at Brigham Young last week. Senior Case McCoy, who has started six game in his career – winning three — will replace Ash. Read More

Vaccaro: blame players, not Diaz

Kenny Vaccaro has Manny Diaz’s back. Vaccaro, the former Longhorns safety who was the 15th overall pick of the 2013 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints, has come to the defense of Diaz, who was dismissed as Texas’ defensive coordinator on Sunday after his unit allowed a school-record 550 … Read More

Texas women host 3 standouts

Led by Duncanville All-State Ariel Atkins, three of the nation’s top three girls basketball players will make recruiting trips to the University of Texas this week. Atkins will be joined by 6-4 center Jatarie White of Charlotte, N.C. and 5-4 Duncanville point guard Tasia Foman. The 5-11 Atkins (16.7 points, … Read More

Musings from Mack

Mack Brown met the press again Wednesday and offered his thoughts on a variety of subjects. Here are a few of them: On starting quarterback David Ash’s status: Ash, who didn’t practice Tuesday with the head and right shoulder injuries incurred at Brigham Young, continues to be evaluated and Brown … Read More

Texas pledges in action: Week 1

Tuesday afternoons throughout the football season, The Dotted Line will take a quick at each of Texas’ in-state commitments to see how they fared the previous week and what lies ahead on the upcoming Friday. (* denotes district games) 2014 COMMITMENTS QB Jerrod Heard – No. 3 Denton Guyer (5-4A) … Read More

UT’s Porter linked to Sports Illustrated investigation of Oklahoma State football

Larry Porter, in his first season as the Longhorns’ running backs coach, has been accused in a Sports Illustrated investigative series on Oklahoma State’s football program of paying players during his stint as a Cowboys’ assistant coach from 2002-04. The first part of the five-part series was released today on … Read More

Chat at 11 a.m.

We’ll be chatting about UT football today at 11 a.m. There is no shortage of topics, so drop by and chime in. Read More

Big 12 Power Poll: Week 3

BIG 12 POWER POLL This week’s power poll, put together by our own Kevin Lyttle: No. 1: OKLAHOMA STATE (2-0). The Cowboys better round up some good lawyers — the NCAA posse’s about to come calling. This week: vs. Lamar (1-1). Last week’s rank: No. 1. No. 2: BAYLOR (2-0). Read More

Bohls and Golden chatting at 11 a.m. Wednesday

After a lost weekend in Utah, the Texas Longhorns attempt to regain their footing at home against Ole Miss Saturday. Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden will be right here at 11 a.m. Wednesday for their weekly live chat to discuss what ails this program, the Manny Diaz firing, … Read More

Horns update: Depth chart changes

Update from the Longhorns’ Monday press conference: DEPTH CHART: We’ve seen the depth chart for Saturday. It seems the biggest change coming out of the 40-21 loss in Provo was made Sunday, with the removal of Manny Diaz. As we’ve already blogged, Daje Johnson is out for the Ole Miss … Read More

Diaz fired as defensive coordinator

Two games into his third season as Longhorn defensive coordinator, Manny Diaz was fired Sunday by coach Mack Brown. Former Longhorn defensive coordinator Greg Robinson will take over. Robinson rejoined the staff this season to help with quality control evaluation. Diaz was fired one day after Brigham Young rushed for … Read More

Bohls and Golden chatting at 11 a.m. Wednesday

Join Statesman columnists Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls for their weekly live chat. With the Longhorns traveling to BYU Saturday, bring your best football questions. It’s also opening weekend in the NFL and the fellas love to talk Cowboys, Texans, and Fantasy League Football. Read More