Bevo Beat

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

Texas-Oklahoma game chat

How big is Texas vs. Oklahoma? It’s the biggest game of the year. How ’bout that? Be heard, Longhorn Nation. We’ll be chatting live from the Cotton Bowl press box during today’s Red River Rivalry showdown between the Longhorns and Sooners. We’ll kick it off at 10:30 a.m. — 30 … Read More

Horns pound Sooners 36-20

IT’S OVER. Texas has beaten 12th-ranked Oklahoma 36-20. The Longhorns improve to 4-2 overall and 3-0 in the Big 12. The Sooners drop to 5-1, 2-1. The story of the game? There were a couple of big storylines: Mack Brown’s seat is a little less hot. Case McCoy, playing in … Read More

Longhorns picked 8th in Big 12 hoops

The Longhorns have been picked to finish eighth among ten teams the Big 12 preseason basketball poll. Kansas and Oklahoma State are co-favorites. : … Read More

Texas-OU tickets available

As of Thursday morning, 400 tickets — unclaimed by UT students — remained for the football game against Oklahoma Saturday at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. They can only be purchased in person at the ticket office at the north end of Royal-Memorial Stadium. Read More

Bohls and Golden chatting at 11 a.m. Wednesday

With the season’s biggest game coming up at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden will be here to answer all of your Red River Rivalry questions in their weekly live chat. Click on the link below at 11 a.m. Wednesday and post your best … Read More

Campbell’s rehab going well

Jalen Campbell has had a lesson in how to handle the unexpected over the last seven months. In March, the spring of his sophomore year at Corpus Christi Flour Bluff, Campbell attended a recruiting combine in Houston where he competed against the top underclassmen in East Texas. A general … Read More

Chat about the Longhorns

We’re chatting about the Longhorns, so pitch in with your questions and comments. Read More

Davis issues apology

Longhorn wide receiver Mike Davis has made a written apology, through UT, for anything and everything he might have done wrong in relation to his hit after the whistle at Iowa State last week: “I would like to issue a full apology for not only the play that occurred with … Read More

Horns update: Roster, uniform tweaks

Updates from Monday’s weekly press conferences with head coach Mack Brown and players: Ash won’t play: We already knew that David Ash would miss this week’s game. Case McCoy will get his ninth career start. Ash, who suffered a concussion at BYU on Sept. 7, then had a reoccurance of … Read More

Ash to miss Oklahoma game

UPDATE at 1:20 p.m.: Evans will have season-ending surgery for a torn ACL. Longhorn quarterback David Ash will miss the game against Oklahoma next week with lingering effects from a head injury, the team announced Saturday. Reserve cornerback Sheroid Evans will also miss the game, with a knee injury … Read More

Big 12 responds to Gray, Davis calls

Walt Anderson, the supervisor of football officials for the Big 12, has issued a statement regarding two controversial plays in Texas’ 31-30 win at Iowa State on Thursday night. The first occurred on Joe Bergeron‘s 6-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Texas was penalized 15 yards on the ensuing … Read More

Texas-Iowa State game chat

Join us for this week’s Longhorns live game chat — a rare Thursday night chat — as Texas takes on Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. We’ll kick it off at 6 p.m. — 30 minutes before the Longhorns and Cyclones kick off for real — and will continue chatting through … Read More

Dramatic ending gives Horns 31-30 victory

IT’S OVER. Texas has beaten Iowa State, 31-30. And you couldn’t get much closer than this ending. Here’s how it played out: With less than a minute left, Sam B. Richardson threw to Aaron Wimberly out of the backfield for 11 yards. He went out of bounds to stop the … Read More

Texas pledges in action: Week 4

Here’s how each 2014 Texas pledge performed in Week 4 and what lies ahead for the future Longhorns in Week 5 of the Texas high school football season. (* denotes district games) QB Jerrod Heard – No. 6 Denton Guyer (5-4A) Overall: 2-2 District: 1-0 Last … Read More

Ash, Cochran to miss Iowa State game

The Longhorns once again will be without David Ash for a game as the junior quarterback continues to deal with head issues that began with a concussion at Brigham Young in the second game of the season. Texas announced Wednesday that Ash will miss Thursday night’s game at Iowa State. Read More

Tuesday’s Longhorns chat

Join Longhorns beat writers Randy Riggs, Mark Rosner and Dave Behr at 11 a.m. today for their weekly Longhorns chat. Read More

Dodds confirms he is stepping down as UT athletic director

University of Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds confirmed Tuesday that he will step down next year. Dodds, 76, made the announcement in a press conference on the UT campus. “This is a big day for me. I thought a lot about it,” Dodds said. “We’ve loved every minute of it, … Read More

Bohls chatting at 11 a.m. Wednesday

With his buddy Cedric Golden traveling to Ames for Thursdsay’s night’s game, columnist Kirk Bohls will be available at 11 a.m. Wednesday to take your questions. Topics up for discussion during the chat: — DeLoss Dodds: who are the top candidates to replace him? — Mack Brown: how many more … Read More

Texas-OU on ABC

The Texas-Oklahoma Red River Rivalry game will kick off at 11 a.m. and be broadcast by ABC. The Big 12 announced the TV games for Oct. 12 Monday morning. Read More

Horns update: Mack vs. Earl, plus injury updates

Updates from today’s regularly-scheduled media availability and press conferences with Mack Brown and players: Mack, on Earl: Brown responded to comments made Sunday by Longhorns legend Earl Campbell, who said it was time for Brown to step down as Longhorns coach: “Earl has done so much for Texas. He will … Read More