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

Football

Texas makes cut for Bishop Dunne linebacker Brennon Scott

Outside linebacker Brennon Scott named Texas in his top five alongside Auburn, USC, Kansas, and Oregon. Scott is a 6-1, 230-pound four-star from Bishop Dunne in High School. He’s teammates with current Texas commit, Jaden Hullaby. Texas has not landed a commitment from a … Read More

Texas announces summer assignments for 13 baseball players

This year, some Longhorns will spend their summer breaks in places like Minnesota and Massachusetts. Thirteen members of Texas’ baseball team will play in summer collegiate wood bat leagues, the school revealed on Monday. Five of the Longhorns will compete in the Cape Cod League, which scheduled its opening day for … Read More

Football

Wide receiver Quaydarius Davis becomes Texas’ first commitment in 2021 class

Texas is still piecing together its 2020 class, but that doesn’t stop the staff from recruiting the next batch of talent. The recruiting cycle is faster than ever with the advent of the early signing period and the ability of juniors to take official visits in the … Read More

Golf

United States falls behind as Longhorns struggle at Arnold Palmer Cup

The Texas quartet competing at the Arnold Palmer Cup  had a rough day, taking just one win during the second day of competition in Roland, Ark. Only Agathe Laisne earned a win on the day while Hailee Cooper managed a tie. Cole Hammer and Kaitlyn Papp both fell in their … Read More

Football

Texas A&M lands four-star wide receiver Troy Omeire

Texas A&M added its second elite wide receiver in the 2020 cycle with Fort Bend Austin four-star Troy Omeire. The 6-3.5, 217-pound prospect held 31 offers, including one from Texas. He’s the No. 9 prospect on the 2020 Fabulous 55 and the No. 19-ranked wide receiver in … Read More

Golf

Quartet of Longhorns opens competition at Arnold Palmer Cup

Three Texas golfers helped the United States take an 8-4 lead at the Arnold Palmer Cup in Roland, Ark., on Friday to open competition. Hailee Cooper and Kaitlyn Papp each took victories in their mixed four-ball matches. Cole Hammer served as Cooper’s partner in the opening day victory. Cooper and … Read More

Football

Texas WR Al’Vonte Woodard suffers broken left foot, will miss some of 2019 season

Texas receiver Al’Vonte Woodard suffered a broken left foot during voluntary workouts and will miss some portion of the 2019 season, the school announced. Woodard, a 6-foot-1 redshirt freshman from Houston Lamar, was expected to contribute this year after making waves this spring. Now, he will … Read More

Longhorns TV schedule: June 7-13

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 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships run through Saturday with coverage on ESPN and ESPN2. Various Longhorns are competing at … Read More

Football

Oklahoma lands its fifth member of the Fabulous 55 in Seth McGowan

Oklahoma landed its second top-flight running back in the 2020 class on Thursday afternoon when Mesquite Poteet running back Seth McGowan picked the Sooners over 26 other offers. He joins five-star Jase McClellan to lead a class that already consists of five members of the … Read More

Baseball

‘Not skipping steps’: Three recruits to attend Texas after being selected in the MLB Draft

This week, a quartet of Major League Baseball teams took a few swings at Texas’ 2019 recruiting class. Four high school standouts who had previously signed by Texas were selected in the MLB Draft, a three-day event that wrapped up on Wednesday. It is expected that Brett Baty … Read More

Football

Texas target Damieon George picks Alabama

It was unlikely that Galena Park North Shore three-star offensive tackle Damieon George was still a Texas target when his teammate, and five-star running back Zachary Evans, left Texas off his list of college finalists. The pair maintain that they’ll attend the same college. Read More

Baseball

Once compared to Anthony Rendon, Texas infielder Ryan Reynolds drafted by Chicago’s Cubs

In each of UT’s last 85 baseball games, Ryan Reynolds has been the Longhorns’ starting third baseman. That streak may end in 2020. On Wednesday, Reynolds was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the MLB Draft’s 14th round. The 432nd overall pick, Reynolds was selected one year after the Cubs … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas C Sedona Prince, a star at Liberty Hill, enters the NCAA transfer portal

Texas center Sedona Prince, a McDonald’s All-American from Liberty Hill, has added her name to the transfer portal and will explore leaving the Longhorns, a UT spokesman told the American-Statesman. By putting your name into the NCAA database, any athlete can begin talking with other schools … Read More

Track & Field

Longhorns track and field stars honored as NCAA Championships set to begin

Texas track athletes Ashtin Zamzow and Teahna Daniels both earned honors ahead of the NCAA Championships, which will begin at Myers Stadium on Wednesday. Zamzow is the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s Athlete of the Year for the South Central Region, the association announced Tuesday. In … Read More

Baseball

A Longhorn becomes a Brewer: David Hamilton selected by Milwaukee in MLB Draft

After missing the entire 2019 season, David Hamilton will soon need to decide if he’ll be a Longhorn when he returns to the baseball field. The Texas shortstop was selected by Milwaukee in the eighth round of the MLB Draft on Tuesday. He was the 253rd overall pick. The estimated … Read More

Baseball

A Longhorn becomes an Astro: Blair Henley selected by Houston in MLB Draft

Texas junior pitcher Blair Henley was scooped up by Houston in the MLB Draft on Tuesday. The Astros used a seventh-round pick on Henley, who was the draft’s 226th overall selection. Henley, a 6-3 right-hander from Fort Worth, will have until July 15 to decide whether he’ll sign with Houston … Read More

Baseball

Bryce Reagan elects to transfer following an uneven debut at Texas

Texas crossed another name off its roster on Monday. Freshman shortstop Bryce Reagan has announced that he will not return to Texas for the 2020 baseball season. Orangebloods.com first reported on Monday that Reagan had entered the transfer portal. Texas later confirmed that news to the American-Statesman. Reagan joins pitchers … Read More

Football

Texas snags commitment from Duncanville quarterback Ja’Quinden Jackson

Texas’ recruiting draught in the 2020 cycle ended with the pledge of dual-threat quarterback Ja’Quinden Jackson. The 6-2, 219-pound four-star is ranked as the fourth-best athlete in the nation and the No. 2 player on the 2020 Fabulous 55. He plays quarterback … Read More

Football

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger to grace the cover of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine

Longhorn junior quarterback Sam Ehlinger has been moved to a more prominent spot in the Bible of Texas Football. Ehlinger will be featured on the cover of the 2019 edition of Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine, the publication announced on Monday. The annual preview of the upcoming football … Read More

Rowing

Texas rowers take second at NCAAs

The fourth-ranked Texas rowing team secured podium finishes from all three boats Sunday to take second place at the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis. This is the second straight year that the Longhorns have qualified all three boats for the grand finals and the first time all three have placed in … Read More