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Football

High hopes: Texas starts the season ranked 23rd in preseason AP Top 25 poll

For the second straight year, voters in the Associated Press Top 25 poll are giving Texas the benefit of the doubt. The Longhorns debuted at No. 23 in the AP Top 25 preseason poll unveiled Monday. This comes after the team … Read More

Football

The Texas 22: Starting at tight end — Andrew Beck

We’re breaking down what we think will be Texas’ starting lineup, a combined effort from Mike Craven, Brian Davis and Danny Davis. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player, in alphabetical order on both sides. Andrew Beck Senior tight end, 6-3, 255 High school: Tampa Plant … Read More

Football

Tight end Rob Cummins sidelined as Texas reports the third knee injury of its fall camp

On Saturday evening, Texas added freshman Rob Cummins to its injury report with an ailing knee. Cummins, a tight end, was injured in Saturday’s scrimmage. The school did not provide any additional information about the severity of Cummins’ injury. #HookEm … Read More

Cole Hammer’s run at U.S. Amateur Championship ends in semifinal

Incoming UT freshman Cole Hammer’s run at the U.S. Amateur Championship ended Saturday in the semifinal as he fell 3 and 2 at Pebble Beach. Viktor Hovland of Norway topped Hammer with help from three birdies on the final four holes to seal the win at No. 16. Hammer trailed … Read More

Volleyball

Without Micaya White, Texas prepares for start of its season in the Orange-White Scrimmage

The first impression for the Class of 2022 was a good one. Freshman outside hitter Logan Eggleston collected a double-double in her debut at Gregory Gym and Sydney Petersen donned the libero jersey in the Orange-White Scrimmage on Saturday. Behind Eggleston, the White team comprised of expected starters and contributors … Read More

Golf

Cole Hammer advances to semifinals of U.S. Amateur Championship

Texas freshman Cole Hammer continued his run at the U.S. Amateur Championship, winning Friday to advance to the semifinals in Pebble Beach, Calif. Hammer defeated Alex Fitzpatrick 3 and 2 and will face Viktor Hovland of Norway at 10:20 a.m. Saturday. Coverage of the competition will begin at 11 a.m. Read More

Soccer

Texas soccer cruises to season-opening win

The Texas soccer team cruised to a 3-0 win over the Rice Owls in Houston to open the season Friday night. Goals by Cyera Hintzen, Katie Glenn and Tecora Turner highlighted the match for the Longhorns. “Having a clean sheet is obviously something that’s a goal of ours every single … Read More

Baseball

Texas to host College World Series qualifiers and longtime rivals during 2019 baseball season

Seven baseball teams that reached the 2018 NCAA tournament are on Texas’ home schedule in 2019, the school announced on Friday. The first four of UT’s 31 home games will be played against Purdue from February 22-24. Sam Houston State, Texas State and Rice are among the scheduled mid-week guests. Read More

Volleyball

Freshmen ready for first match at Gregory Gym as Texas hosts its Orange-White Scrimmage

Last September, Logan Eggleston sat in the Gregory Gym stands as Texas swept Kansas State in a Big 12 volleyball match. One year after her first-ever trip to UT’s home court, she’s upgraded to floor seats. Eggleston will make her on-court debut at Gregory Gym in the Orange-White Scrimmage on … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: Aug. 17-23

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. Texas volleyball fans will get their first look at this year’s squad during the Orange-White scrimmage. The exhibition will take place … Read More

Golf

Cole Hammer wins twice to move to U.S. Amateur quarterfinals

Texas freshman golfer Cole Hammer took two matches Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur Championship in Pebble Beach, Calif. Hammer defeated Joshua McCarthy 1 up in the round of 32 before his 2 and 1 victory over Zach Murray. The wins set up a match between … Read More

Soccer

Texas optimistic that Major League Soccer’s arrival could also pay off for the Longhorns

Does Austin’s soccer spotlight have enough room for two teams? The Texas Longhorns certainly think so. On Thursday, members of UT’s soccer team expressed excitement about Austin getting a Major League Soccer franchise. A day earlier, the Austin City Council approved the gifting of public land to … Read More

Football

Football season can start now that Matthew McConaughey went to a Longhorns practice

There are a few things that are certain in this life. The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. We all pay taxes. Texas summers are hot. And Matthew McConaughey will always visit the University of Texas for a football practice pep talk. PHOTOS: Matthew … Read More

Football

On Second Thought Ep 106: Brian Davis on Texas football’s camp concerns, Kevin Lyttle on MLS to Austin

In Episode 106 of the On Second Thought podcast, Texas beat writer Brian Davis joins Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls to discuss his biggest concerns surrounding Texas football with the season opener coming up against Maryland on August 30. Plus he gives us a glimpse of what’s going on … Read More

Golf

Freshman Cole Hammer advances at U.S. Amateur

Cole Hammer, a freshman UT golfer, advanced to the round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur in Pebble Beach, Calif. Wednesday. Hammer defeated Alvaro Ortiz 2 up to move on to face Joshua McCarthy  at 11:20 a.m. Thursday. The incoming freshman took a quick lead after two holes until Ortiz … Read More

Football

Knee injuries sideline Texas freshmen Ayodele Adeoye, DeMarvion Overshown vs. Maryland

Texas freshmen Ayodele Adeoye and DeMarvion Overshown will miss the season opener against Maryland after a further diagnosis of their respective knee injuries, the school announced Wednesday. Both players suffered the injuries during Saturday’s scrimmage. Their long-term health status remains unclear as there is no timetable … Read More

Football

Collin Johnson named to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list

Texas wide receiver Collin Johnson is on the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list for the 2018 season, it was announced Tuesday at the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce East Texas Kick-Off Luncheon. Johnson is also on the watch lists for the Biletnikoff, Walter Camp and Wuerffel awards. The … Read More

Football

Texas Tech adds former Texas defensive back John Bonney to its secondary

Ex-Texas defensive back John Bonney isn’t done with the Longhorns just yet. Hours after Texas announced that Bonney was leaving the Longhorns, Texas Tech publicized that he will join its football program. The 6-1, 205-pound Bonney has a year of eligibility left. He can compete immediately as a … Read More

Football

Texas defensive backs John Bonney, Eric Cuffee elect to transfer ahead of 2018 season

DBU lost a few students on Tuesday. Texas defensive backs John Bonney and Eric Cuffee have elected to transfer, the school announced after Tuesday’s practice. Bonney is entering his senior season and has already earned a degree in corporate communications. Cuffee would have been a redshirt sophomore on UT’s roster … Read More

Football

Following its first scrimmage, Texas adds three defenders to its injury report

The Texas defense took home the win at the football team’s first scrimmage on Saturday, but that victory came at a price. On Sunday, Texas announced that three defensive players suffered injuries in Saturday’s scrimmage. Senior cornerback Davante Davis (hamstring) and freshman linebacker Ayodele Adeoye (knee) were added … Read More