Bevo Beat

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


On Second Thought Ep. 109: Texas’ desperation level pre-Tulsa, DMN’s Kevin Sherrington on the Dallas Cowboys, Aggies

In Episode 109 of the On Second Thought podcast, Dallas Morning News columnist Kevin Sherrington addresses Dallas’ attempts to trade for Texas ex Earl Thomas and gives his take on the state of Texas football. Hosts Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden assess the desperation level on the Forty Acres entering … Read More

Men's Basketball

Texas men open Big 12 play on Jan. 2 at Kansas State

The Texas men’s basketball team will play three of its first five Big 12 games on the road in January including a stop at Kanas on Jan. 14, according to the scheduled released on Wednesday. Coach Shaka Smart’s club opens league play at Kansas State on … Read More


Golden: It would make no sense for Tom Herman to bench starting QB Sam Ehlinger

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On why Tom Herman can’t bench starting QB Sam Ehlinger: Tom Herman threw his full support behind his starting quarterback while wearing different hats during his Monday media availability: head coach, … Read More


Texas soccer moves up in rankings, freshman earns honor

The Texas soccer team moved up in three major polls this week, reaching as high as No. 11. Soccer America ranks Texas at No. 11 with Top Drawer Soccer putting Texas at No. 18. The United Soccer Coaches listing also has the Longhorns at No. 18. Texas is undefeated through … Read More

Big 12 season for Texas begins with home game against OSU

For circle-the-calendar fans, the Texas women’s basketball team plays Baylor at home on Feb. 4 and in Waco on Feb. 25. The Big 12 Conference on Tuesday released its 2018-19 women’s basketball conference schedule. The Longhorns will open conference play with a home game Jan. 2 against Oklahoma State. The … Read More


The Whys of Texas: Longhorns fans keeping calm in wake of season-opening loss? Nah.

The Longhorns wanted to win so badly, they just tried too hard in the season-opening loss to the Maryland Terrapins. At least, that was coach Tom Herman’s explanation on Monday about what happened in the 34-29 decision at FedEx Field. “Although the outcome … Read More


Ex-Longhorn Kai Locksley to take over as UTEP’s starting quarterback

Over two years after he switched positions at Texas, Kai Locksley is reportedly set to start at quarterback when UTEP plays at UNLV this weekend. A junior, Locksley transferred to UTEP this season after being named the 2017 NJCAA Offensive Player of the Year while playing at Iowa … Read More


Ahead of its debut at home, No. 6 Texas slips four spots in a national poll

A loss cost Texas a shot at being the top-ranked volleyball team in the country, but the Longhorns still find themselves among the NCAA’s elites. On Monday, Texas was ranked sixth in the AVCA’s national poll. Texas trailed only Stanford in last week’s poll, but the team … Read More


LISTEN: Longhorn Confidential tackles the issue whether Texas should change QBs

Texas is now 0-1 for the second straight year, and American-Statesman writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis and Danny Davis know the fan base is angry. There were plenty of unhappy faces in the airport coming home on Sunday. In this week’s Longhorn Confidential, … Read More


LISTEN: Texas coach Tom Herman sticking with QB Sam Ehlinger, looks ahead to Tulsa

Texas coach Tom Herman said that he’s sticking with quarterback Sam Ehlinger and had a direct message for fans during his Monday news conference at Bellmont Hall. Read More


Tom Herman, on Maryland, changing QBs, and what the loss meant and where Texas goes from here

Tom Herman’s second game-week press conference has come and gone. As expected, the second-year Texas coach was peppered with the kind of questions you’d expect after his 23rd-ranked team fell on the road to a team coming off a 4-8 season that was playing without its suspended head coach: Should … Read More


FOLLOW LIVE: Tom Herman’s weekly Monday press conference before home opener

After a 34-29 loss to Maryland on Saturday, Texas returns to Texas this week to host Tulsa. Follow Texas coach Tom Herman’s weekly press conference live below!     RELATED COVERAGE: Maryland 34, Texas 29: Three late turnovers raise more questions whether anything has changed … Read More


California libero Nalani Iosia commits to Texas’ 2020 recruiting class

The Texas volleyball team recently picked up a verbal commitment from Nalani Iosia, a libero from California. Iosia attends Redondo Union High in Redondo Beach, Calif. Her high school coach, Tommy Chaffins, told the Torrance Daily Breeze last month that “She’s been the team MVP since her freshman … Read More


The Rock bottom: Dwayne Johnson reminds Texas fans of one terrible bowl game

Do you smell what The Rock is cooking?  To most Longhorn fans it smells of rotten memories of one of the truly low moment of Texas football. Last time I played in Dallas, we destroyed Texas in our legendary Cotton Bowl game 46-3. It … Read More


Longhorns volleyball team suffers first setback

The No. 2 Longhorns volleyball team suffered its first setback Saturday night, falling to No. 8 Wisconsin in four games. The Badgers triumphed 25-21, 25-22, 23-25, 25-12 at the HotelRED Invitational in Madison, Wis. Freshman Logan Eggleston and Micaya White tied for the team lead with 16 kills, but it … Read More


Longhorns in the NFL: Seven Rookies Make the Cut

Saturday was a big day for Longhorns vying to make NFL squads. It was cut-down day and all 32 NFL teams had to pare their rosters down to 53 men. Of the 34 former Longhorns attempting to play in the NFL this season, 28 made a roster. Of the 28 … Read More


Longhorns Unfiltered podcast Ep 1: Maryland 34, Texas 29

Columnists Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls join beat writers Brian Davis and Danny Davis to discuss what just happened in Landover. It’s a brand new sports podcast: Longhorns Unfiltered.   … Read More


WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Texas vs. Maryland

American-Statesman writers Brian Davis and Danny Davis examine Texas’ season opening loss to Maryland. Read More


What Tom Herman said after Texas lost to Maryland 34-29 in 2018 season opener

For the second year in a row, Texas lost its season opener to Maryland. This time, the Longhorns battled back from an early deficit and waited out a lengthy weather delay before falling 34-29 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Afterward, Texas coach Tom Herman answered questions … Read More


It’s over: Late turnovers doom Texas in 34-29 opening loss at Maryland

It’s all over at FedEx Field. No. 23 Texas has fallen to Maryland for the second straight year to open the season, 34-29. It was only the 20th all-time season-opening loss for Texas. But also its second in a row. Why Texas (0-1) lost: The Longhorns started off in a … Read More