Bevo Beat

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

On Second Thought Ep 166: CBS’ Jim Nantz on Kobe: “We’re all just numb.”

Broadcast legend Jim Nantz joins Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls on this week’s On Second Thought podcast and discusses the Kobe Bryant tragedy and the upcoming Masters. Nantz  also addresses Jordan Spieth’s slump and reports that his NFL booth partner Tony Romo may be leaving him for Monday Night Football. Read More

Longhorn Confidential: Looking ahead and way ahead at Texas’ recruiting plans

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This week, Danny and Mike are previewing both National Signing Day and the 2021 recruiting cycle. Mike also chats with 2021 recruit Derrick Harris, Jr. The Dotted Line: … Read More

Football

Reports: LB Juwan Mitchell enters the NCAA’s transfer portal following one season at Texas

Coming off a sophomore season in which he started five times, linebacker Juwan Mitchell has reportedly placed his name in the NCAA’s transfer portal. On Wednesday, multiple media outlets reported on Mitchell’s impending departure. Texas had not commented on the reports as of Wednesday afternoon. Read More

Baseball

With 2020 season approaching, Texas’ Bryce Elder and Eric Kennedy honored among the Big 12’s best

Texas was represented by pitcher Bryce Elder and outfielder Eric Kennedy on the Big 12’s preseason baseball team, which was released on Wednesday. The preseason team honored 20 players from seven of the Big 12’s nine baseball programs. Baylor infielder Nick Loftin (player of the year) … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas women’s basketball team wins fifth straight

The Texas women’s basketball team dominated the Oklahoma Sooners on the way to a 70-53 win in Norman on Tuesday night. Lashann Higgs led all scorers with a season-high 19 points and Joyner Holmes added a double-double, scoring 14 points to go with 10 rebounds to help Texas pick up … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at TCU

Texas at TCU When: 7 p.m. Wednesday Where: Schollmaier Arena (capacity 6,800) TV/radio: ESPN+/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas leads the all-time series 109-68. The Frogs have been a thorn in the Longhorns’ side the last four seasons. Texas … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma

Texas at Oklahoma When: 7 p.m. Tuesday Where: Lloyd Noble Center TV/radio: Fox Sports Oklahoma/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 33-25 About the Longhorns: Owners of a four-game winning streak, Texas last won five consecutive conference contests during … Read More

Baseball

‘Alto was special’: Texas’ David Pierce eulogizes a former teammate following accident that also killed Kobe Bryant

On Monday, Texas baseball coach David Pierce called John Altobelli, his former teammate at the University of Houston, a dear friend and added that Altobelli’s “impact in the baseball community was incredible.” Altobelli, 56, was among the nine passengers who died in a helicopter accident in California on Sunday morning. Read More

men's tennis

Texas men advance to ITA Indoor Nationals

The top-ranked Texas men’s tennis team rolled over No. 21 Florida State 4-0 Sunday to earn a spot in the ITA National Indoor Championship. It was the second sweep in a row for the Longhorns, who swamped Indiana on Saturday at the Texas Tennis Center to reach Sunday’s ITA Kickoff … Read More

Big 12 football

Former Texas offensive line coach Joe Wickline returns to Baylor

Former Texas assistant coach Joe Wickline has been hired as offensive line coach at Baylor, new Bears coach Dave Aranda announced Sunday. Wickline was offensive line coach at Baylor in 1997-98 before stints at Florida, Oklahoma State and Texas. He was an offensive coordinator and offensive line coach under then-coach … Read More

Track & Field

Texas track and field earns more wins and a school record

The Texas track and field program finished up split-squad competition Saturday, coming away with two wins and another school record. The Longhorns competed at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. and the John Thomas Terrier Classic in Boston, Mass. simultaneously. During the two-day competitions, Texas won … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team advances to ITA Indoor Nationals

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team swept LSU 4-0 Saturday at the Texas Tennis Center to advance to the ITA Indoor Nationals. Texas took the doubles point and won three singles matches for the sweep. Adri Nagy clinched the victory by defeating Paris Corley 6-2, 7-6 (3). Texas got … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis team tops Indiana at ITA Kickoff

The No. 1 Texas men’s tennis team improved to 3-0 as it swept Indiana 4-0 in its home opener Saturday to advance to the ITA Kickoff championship match. The Longhorns won the doubles point and three singles matches to take the win. They’ll face Florida State at noon Sunday at … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas women’s basketball rallies to beat Oklahoma State

The Texas women’s basketball team turned an eight-point deficit into a 61-56 win over Oklahoma State in Stillwater on Saturday afternoon. The Longhorns (13-6, 5-2 Big 12) trailed the Cowgirls (12-7, 3-4) by eight points after three quarters but outscored them 19-6 in the final quarter. Texas finished the game … Read More

Football

Texas LB Ayodele Adeoye to miss spring workouts with foot injury

Texas linebacker Ayodele Adeoye sustained a foot injury that will require surgery, the school announced Saturday. Adeoye, a redshirt freshman last season, played in all 13 games and finished with 45 tackles. He is expected to undergo surgery to repair the injury next week and miss … Read More

Football

Having left Texas Tech, former Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando officially at USC

Former Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando officially made the move from Texas Tech to USC on Friday to become the Trojans’ new defensive coordinator. Orlando had joined Matt Wells’ staff with the Red Raiders after being fired at UT on Dec. 1. But that stay was … Read More

Track & Field

Two school records fall during split-squad track and field competition

The Texas track and field team competed in split-squad action Friday and came away with a pair of school records. The Longhorns competed at the John Thomas Terrier Classic in Boston, Mass. and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Collegiate Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. Micaiah Harris broke the men’s school … Read More

Soccer

Texas soccer team signs German center back to 2020 class

The Texas soccer team added German center back Charlotte Bluemel for the 2020 signing class, it was announced Friday. “We are very impressed with Charlotte’s ambition in the game,” coach Angela Kelly said. “She aspires to play in League 1 of the Frauen-Bundesliga and represent Germany on the full women’s … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis sweeps Iowa at ITA Kickoff

The No. 7 Texas women’s tennis team made it a clean sweep of Iowa, defeating the Hawkeyes 4-0 at the Texas Tennis Center on Friday during the ITA Kickoff Weekend. The Longhorns won the doubles point and three singles matches to seal the win. Fernanda Labraña won the clinching match, … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Oklahoma State

Texas at Oklahoma State When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Gallagher-Iba Arena TV/radio: Fox Sports Net/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 36-15 About the Longhorns: With a 85-77 victory over Kansas on Wednesday, Texas became the sixth … Read More