Bevo Beat

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

Track & Field

Texas track and field posts pair of wins, personal bests at two invitationals

The Texas track and field team finished up action at the Houston Invitational and the UW Invitational Saturday, posting a pair of wins in the process. Distance runners competed at the UW Invitational in Seattle while a mix of field competitors and distance runners competed in Houston. Destiny Collins took … Read More

Tennis

Texas women’s tennis team opens with sweep at ITA Kickoff Weekend

The Texas women’s tennis team made it a clean sweep to open the ITA Kickoff Weekend at the Texas Tennis Center Saturday. Texas took the doubles point and won three singles matches to defeat Middle Tennessee State 4-0 to start the dual-match season. Anna Turati and Bianca Turati won 6-1 … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis sweeps Miami at ITA Kickoff Weekend

The Texas men’s tennis team swept Miami 4-0 Saturday at the ITA Kickoff Weekend at the Texas Tennis Center. The win advances the Longhorns to the ITA National Indoor Championship in Chicago, beginning Feb. 15. Texas won the doubles point after splitting two matches with the Hurricanes. They followed with … Read More

Baseball

Cosmetic changes near completion at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, but indoor facility’s debut to be delayed

Texas played 40 baseball games at UFCU Disch-Falk Field in 2018. Those who frequently cheered on the Longhorns, however, may notice a few changes when this upcoming season gets underway. While meeting with the media ahead of UT’s first practice on Friday, head coach David Pierce provided … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: Georgia 98, Texas 88

ATHENS, Ga. — Georgia, a mediocre 3-point shooting team, looked unstoppable on Saturday. That’s what happens when teams play Texas. The Bulldogs hit 12 3-pointers, their highest total in three seasons, and had a rather easy time down the stretch of a 98-88 victory over the … Read More

Baseball

Longhorn legend Roger Clemens to play alongside his sons Kacy and Kody in Texas’ alumni game

This time, the annual showdown between the Texas baseball program’s past and present will be a family affair. Three members of the Clemens family will participate in UT’s annual alumni game on Feb. 2. Seven-time Cy Young Award winner and 1983 NCAA champion Roger Clemens is set to pitch the first … Read More

Track & Field

Longhorns track and field sets school record, competes at two events

Texas Longhorns track and field action was highlighted by a new school record set at the UW Invitational in Seattle, Wash. Friday. The track and field team split the squad and sent athletes to both the Houston Invitational and the UW Invitational. The women set a new school record in … Read More

Football

Charles Omenihu selected to compete in All-Star Football Challenge

Texas defensive lineman Charles Omenihu will compete in the State Farm All-Star Football Challenge, the school announced Friday. The competition will take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington next Friday and will air on ESPN2 at 8 p.m. The skills competition has six teams, featuring 24 college football stars. Omenihu … Read More

Tennis

Texas men’s tennis earns sweep at ITA Kickoff Weekend

The Texas men’s tennis team swept Washington 4-0 Friday to open the ITA Kickoff Weekend at the Texas Tennis Center. The win makes the Longhorns 3-0 on the season with a championship match coming up Saturday. Texas took the doubles point with a pair of 6-3 wins. Yuya Ito and … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: No. 12 Texas at Texas Tech

No. 12 Texas vs. Texas Tech Noon Saturday, Lubbock, 105.3 Records: Texas 16-3, 6-1; Texas Tech 10-8, 1-6 The series: Texas leads 71-29. Longhorns have won 10 straight over the Lady Raiders. Texas’ starting lineup Joyner Holmes (F, 6-3, Jr.) — 10.5 ppg, 6.6 rpg Jatarie White (C, 6-4, Sr.) — … Read More

Here’s what Matthew McConaughey had to say about Texas QB Sam Ehlinger

Matthew McConaughey had some good things to say about Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger on a recent episode of “The Rich Eisen Show.” “Ehlinger looked great, didn’t he?” McConaughey said, referring to Ehlinger’s performance against Georgia in the Sugar Bowl.  “He’s a kid who had … Read More

Football

Five-star athlete Bru McCoy to enroll at Texas

The recruiting world will forever remember the Bru McCoy saga. The five-star prospect from Mater Dei High School in California is the No. 1-rated athlete in the nation, specializing as a wide receiver and an outside linebacker at one of the nation’s premier prep academies. Read More

Men's Basketball

Big 12/SEC Challenge preview: Texas at Georgia

Big 12/SEC Challenge Texas at Georgia When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Stegeman Coliseum (capacity 10,523) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Georgia holds a 7-5 all-time series lead. These two teams also played an afternoon game … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Jan. 25-31

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 men’s basketball team is in need of a win after dropping four of their last five games. The Longhorns … Read More

Football

Texas adds 2020 offensive lineman Jake Majors to strong early class

Texas’ 2020 recruiting class grew to three members on Thursday night when three-star offensive tackle Jake Majors pledged to the Longhorns. The Prosper High School product joins fellow offensive lineman Logan Parr and four-star quarterback Hudson Card in the … Read More

Football

Five-star athlete Bru McCoy is back on the market, in transfer portal

Five-star 2019 athlete Bru McCoy signed with USC, started classes and is now in the transfer portal. The Mater Dei (Calif.) product chose the Trojans over Texas at the All-American Bowl in San Antonio on Jan. 5. He started classes last week. Read More

Happy birthday Bevo XV!

Bevo XV turns a whopping 4 years old today, celebrating another year by munching a little extra hay. Affectionately dubbed “Baby Bevo” when he made his debut at a practically minuscule 1,100 pounds in 2016, Bevo has certainly outgrown his original nickname. Bevo XV, or Sunrise … Read More

On Second Thought Ep 123: Texas A&M coaching legend R.C. Slocum on the challenges of CFP panel

Texas A&M coaching legend R.C. Slocum, a new addition to the College Football Playoff selection committee, joins Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls for Episode 123 of the On Second Thought podcast. Slocum answers the question: what if Texas was No.5 in the CFP rankings? Would he pull the trigger and … Read More

Women's Basketball

It’s over: Texas 62, Kansas 43

One good half was all Texas needed to claim another Big 12 basketball victory. Sug Sutton scored 18 points and the Longhorns played stellar defense to defeat Kansas 62-43 Wednesday night at the Erwin Center. Sutton was also instrumental in a 12-0 scoring run early in the fourth quarter to … Read More

Men's Basketball

At the buzzer: TCU 65, Texas 61

FORT WORTH — At some point, the Longhorns are going to learn never to look past anyone in the Big 12. To do so practically guarantees a loss. Texas didn’t take Oklahoma State seriously and got pummeled in Stillwater. On Wednesday, it was TCU’s turn … Read More