Bevo Beat

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

Longhorns TV schedule: Aug. 31-Sept. 6

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 football season is finally back and the Longhorns look to avenge their 2017 season-opening loss to Maryland … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas bracket set for holiday tournament in Florida

The bracket for a women’s basketball invitational in Florida that includes Texas has been set. Texas will open the sixth annual Gulf Coast Showcase at 4 p.m. Nov. 23 against Quinnipiac (of Hamden, Conn.) at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla. The eight-team field includes five teams that played in the … Read More

Watch Colt McCoy do some jaw-dropping tricks ‘working’ at Tiff’s Treats

Listen, just because Colt McCoy can throw a pigskin like nobody’s business doesn’t mean that he can do the job of a hard-working Tiff’s Treats employee. Oh, what? What’s that? I’m sorry, I’ve just been informed that yes, the former Texas Longhorns star and … Read More


On Second Thought Ep. 108: Brett McMurphy offers explosive takes on Ohio State domestic abuse scandal

In Episode 108 of “On Second Thought” podcast, columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden talk to Stadium Network reporter Brett McMurphy about the explosive Ohio State scandal story that he personally broke and all the repercussions on that school, Urban Meyer and Texas’ Tom Herman. They also visit with Statesman … Read More


The Texas 22: Starting at defensive tackle — Chris Nelson

We’re breaking down Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Chris Nelson Senior defensive tackle, 6-1, 315 High school: Lakeland (Fla.)Victory Christian Signing class: 2014 Career games: 31 Career starts: 15 Career numbers: 70 tackles, 10 tackles … Read More


Injury update: Texas WR John Burt will miss season opener versus Maryland

Texas will be without one of its fastest players when it takes the field against Maryland on Saturday. The school confirmed that wide receiver John Burt will miss the season opener with a foot injury he has been battling for several weeks. Read More


Report: Tom Herman visited Florida strip club with disgraced Ohio State coach in 2014

Ohio State University officials confirmed Tuesday that Tom Herman was the unnamed assistant coach who accompanied Zach Smith to a strip club while on a recruiting trip in 2014, according to the Columbus Dispatch. Herman, the head coach at Texas, was the Buckeyes’ … Read More


He hates QBs and RBs? Texas linebacker Gary Johnson explains his Twitter name

It’s nothing personal, but Gary Johnson would like the quarterbacks and running backs that Texas faces this season to know that he doesn’t like them. A senior linebacker, Johnson figures to be Malik Jefferson’s replacement at the rover linebacker position this season. After transferring from Dodge City Community College in … Read More


Cyera Hintzen earns multiple honors after big week

Texas soccer player Cyera Hintzen has been on fire to start the season and she’s earned multiple honors as a result. Hintzen earned the honor of United Soccer Coaches Division I women’s national player of the week for Aug. 28, it was announced Tuesday. The junior also was named the … Read More


Golden: I hope Tom Herman’s right when he says his team is prepared for Maryland

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On what to expect Saturday versus Maryland: There’s something about a new Texas football season that gets the hype machine up and rolling. The Longhorns, ranked No. 23 in the Associated Press’ preseason … Read More


Texas ascends to No. 2 in the AVCA poll as Morgan Johnson earns Big 12 accolades

The Texas volleyball team opened this week with some good news. After going undefeated at the season-opening VERT Challenge, Texas climbed to the No. 2 spot in the AVCA’s national poll on Monday. UT was voted into the third slot in the preseason rankings compiled by the AVCA, but No. Read More


The Texas 22: Starting at right tackle — Derek Kerstetter

We’re breaking down Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Derek Kerstetter Sophomore offensive tackle, 6-6, 305 High school: San Antonio Reagan Signing class: 2017 Career games: 10 Career starts: 10 Who he was — before Texas … Read More


The Texas 22: Starting at nickel back — P.J. Locke III

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. P.J. Locke III Senior nickel back, 5-11, 210 High school: Beaumont Central Signing class: 2015 Career games: 33 Career starts: 19 Career … Read More


WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Season opener press conference impressions

Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden breakdown the first press conference of the season give some thoughts on Texas’ season-opening game against Maryland on Saturday. Read More


LISTEN: Longhorn Confidential breaks down Monday’s press conference and look ahead to Maryland

In the inaugural installment of Longhorn Confidential, Austin American-Statesman writers Brian Davis, Danny Davis, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden break down the Texas depth chart, discuss the Monday press conference and look ahead to the Texas-Maryland season opener at FedEx Field.  … Read More


Herman: Who is, and isn’t, calling the plays this season for Texas

One year ago — nearly to the day, on Aug. 28, 2017 — Tom Herman stepped to the podium at Bellmont and began his first game-week press conference as Texas’ head coach. How Herman opened things up on Aug. 28, 2017: “I’m really excited to get the season underway. It feels … Read More


REPLAY: Tom Herman held his first weekly press conference as opener with Maryland looms

Texas football coach Tom Herman addresses the media ahead of Saturday’s season-opening game against Maryland on the road. Follow the press conference live with input from Texas beat writers Brian Davis and Danny Davis and columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden.   … Read More


The Texas 22: Starting at wide receiver — Collin Johnson

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Collin Johnson Junior wide receiver, 6-6, 220 High school: San Jose (Calif.) Valley Christian Signing class: 2016 Career games: 25 Career starts: … Read More


DeShon Elliott apparently suffers fractured forearm

DeShon Elliott, rookie safety for the Baltimore Ravens, apparently suffered a fractured forearm against the Miami Dolphins Saturday night. Head coach John Harbaugh announced the injury during the post-game press conference. Coach Harbaugh announces that rookie safety DeShon Elliott appears to have a fractured … Read More


WATCH: Offensive lineman Austin Allsup receives a scholarship ahead of his senior season at Texas

For the second time this week, Texas has awarded a walk-on with a scholarship. In a team meeting on Saturday, senior offensive lineman Austin Allsup received a scholarship. Texas senior Andrew Beck, who was also named a team captain on Saturday, made the announcement. After the declaration, … Read More