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

Cosmi, Ossai tabbed to AP’s All-Bowl team for Alamo Bowl performances

On Wednesday, the Associated Press released its annual “All-Bowl” team honoring the players who have excelled in college football’s postseason. Texas offensive lineman Sam Cosmi and linebacker Joseph Ossai, who was named defensive player of the game, were feted because of their Alamo Bowl performances. The complete team unveiled by … Read More

Football

Texas reserve defensive back Donovan Duvernay to play elsewhere in 2020

Next season, Texas’ football team will not have a Duvernay on its roster. A UT spokesperson has confirmed that backup cornerback Donovan Duvernay has entered the NCAA’s transfer portal. Following Orangebloods.com’s initial scoop, other media outlets reported that Duvernay intends to join another team as a graduate transfer. Duvernay, a … Read More

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Bohls: Roschon Johnson should stay at running back; Texas should keep assistant Craig Naivar

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns at the Alamo Bowl. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On the future of Texas coach Craig Naivar: I’d keep safeties coach Craig Naivar on staff if I were Tom … Read More

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Cory Redding to be enshrined at Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame

Former Longhorn Cory Redding will be enshrined in the Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame in the spring, it was announced on Tuesday. Redding, who played at Texas from 1999-2002, earned All-American status twice and was first-team All-Big 12 twice. He registered 57 tackles for loss and 22 sacks for the … Read More

Women's Basketball

Texas women’s basketball team earns first Big 12 win of season

Joyner Holmes and Lashann Higgs each scored 17 points to help the Texas women’s basketball team earn its first Big 12 conference win of the season, defeating Iowa State 81-75 in Ames, Iowa, on Monday night. Sug Sutton added 14 points while Jada Underwood scored nine. Holmes also had eight … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas vs. Oklahoma

Texas at Oklahoma When: 8 p.m. Wednesday Where: Erwin Center (capacity 16,540) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Oklahoma leads the all-time series 55-40. The Longhorns hold a 5-3 edge over their rival in coach Shaka Smart’s four previous … Read More

Women's Basketball

Associated Press gives Texas the boot following a conference-opening loss to TCU

After dropping its Big 12 opener, Texas has been evicted from the national poll compiled by the Associated Press. Texas was not listed when the AP released its weekly rankings on Monday. UT had been ranked 25th in each of the AP’s last two polls. The Longhorns, though, … Read More

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After asking for NFL feedback, Samuel Cosmi to return to Texas’ offensive line in 2020

When Texas opens its 2020 football season, Samuel Cosmi will still be on the Longhorns’ offensive line. Cosmi announced on Monday that he will return to Texas’ football team next season. A redshirt sophomore, Cosmi had recently sought feedback from the NFL’s draft advisory committee. Sam … Read More

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Texas set to lose another assistant as New Mexico reportedly tabs Warehime to coach its offense

Citing anonymous sources, multiple media outlets reported this weekend that Texas assistant coach Derek Warehime has been hired to coordinate the offense at New Mexico. Neither New Mexico or Texas had confirmed the news as of Sunday afternoon. Warehime, however, has changed the description on his verified Twitter page’s bio … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas at Iowa State

Texas at Iowa State When: 8 p.m. Monday Where: Hilton Coliseum TV/radio: FS1/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Iowa State leads 20-18 About the Longhorns: Due to this past Friday’s 65-63 loss to TCU, Texas will likely … Read More

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The West, including four Texas signees, beat The East in All-American Bowl

SAN ANTONIO — Four future Longhorns earned a victory in their final prep game when the West beat the East, 33-20, at the All-American Bowl in San Antonio on Saturday afternoon. Bijan Robinson, Prince Dorbah and Andrej Karic played for the West squad, while … Read More

Men's Basketball

Men’s preview: Texas at No. 6 Baylor

Texas at No. 6 Baylor When: 7 p.m. Saturday Where: Ferrell Center (capacity 10,284) TV/radio: ESPN2/104.9 The Horn About the series: Texas has the all-time series lead 163-91. Last season, the two teams split the regular-season series, but the Bears … Read More

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Texas signee Hudson Card throws touchdown pass in all-star performance

Texas signee Hudson Card threw a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Team Pressure’s victory over Team Savage in the 2020 Under Armour All-America Game in Orlando on Thursday night. Card earned the start for Team Pressure and completed his first four passes. His … Read More

Women's Basketball

Women’s preview: Texas vs. TCU

Texas vs. TCU When: 6 p.m. Friday Where: Erwin Center TV/radio: Longhorn Network/105.3 FM The Bat About the series: Texas leads 44-3 About the Longhorns: Texas has won its last four games. … Texas went 3-0 … Read More

LISTEN: Longhorns UnFiltered: Is Texas back after Alamo Bowl blowout of Utah?

The Texas Longhorns crushed Utah at the Alamo Bowl, 38-10, and finished the 2019 season at 8-5. Does it mean the Horns are back? Statesman writers Danny Davis, Brian Davis, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden examine the significance of this win in the latest Longhorns UnFiltered podcast. Check it out. Read More

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Remember the Alamo? That’s the bowl that Texas closed 2019 with an exclamation point

 Texas was back Tuesday night. By that, we don’t mean Sam Ehlinger was strutting on the Alamodome presentation stage, ushering in a long-awaited renaissance. But this was a … Read More

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It’s halftime at the Alamo Bowl, and Texas is shutting out Utah 10-0

It’s halftime at the Alamodome, and Texas — a 7-point underdog in tonight’s Alamo Bowl — is shutting out No. 11 Utah, 10-0. The good news? The Longhorns are controlling this game on a night when they shouldn’t be. Texas is playing this Alamo Bowl without either of its coordinators. Read More

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FOLLOW LIVE: Texas 38, No. 11 Utah 10

The Texas Longhorns (7-5) and No. 11 Utah Utes (11-2) will face off in San Antonio tonight for the 2019 Alamo Bowl.  For live updates, photos and analysis from the American-Statesman’s Brian Davis, Danny Davis, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden, checkout our live blog below: … Read More

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Reports: Following a demotion at Texas, Tim Beck to coordinate North Carolina State’s offense

According to various reports, Texas assistant coach Tim Beck will soon join North Carolina State’s coaching staff. Citing multiple sources, Zach Barnett of Football Scoop reported on Tuesday that Beck will be North Carolina State’s next offensive coordinator. That news was later confirmed by The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman and Stadium’s … Read More

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Texas’ Tom Herman on new hires: ‘I know this is going to be an important offseason for me’

SAN ANTONIO — Texas coach Tom Herman hit all the right notes in the final Alamo Bowl press conference Monday, thanking seniors for sticking with him while also showing excitement for the future. Herman specially called out seniors Collin Johnson, Devin Duvernay and Brandon Jones for … Read More