7:45 pm January 1st, 2019

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December 7


Five Longhorns awarded for their play as the Associated Press honors the Big 12’s best

Five Longhorns have been recognized by the Associated Press for their work on the football field this season. Cornerback Kris Boyd, defensive lineman Charles Omenihu, safety Caden Sterns and center Zach Shackelford represented Texas on the first team of the AP’s All-Big 12 team on Friday. UT … Read More


Final test for Texas receivers to be administered in the Sugar Bowl by the Jim Thorpe Award winner

In the Sugar Bowl, UT’s best will get to face the nation’s best. Georgia senior cornerback Deandre Baker won the Jim Thorpe Award on Thursday. The Jim Thorpe Award is given annually to college football’s top defensive back. Texas defensive backs Kris Boyd and Caden Sterns were … Read More


December 6


#tbt: The Texas Longhorns vs. Georgia’s Bulldogs

A rare reunion between two historical powerhouses will be staged at next month’s Sugar Bowl. Texas and Georgia both rank among the NCAA’s all-time winningest programs. Only three of UT’s all-time wins, however, have been recorded against Georgia. The Bulldogs have 819 wins in their history, but the Longhorns have … Read More


#tbt: The Texas Longhorns in the Sugar Bowl

On New Year’s Day, Texas and Georgia will be the featured attractions in the New Orleans-hosted Sugar Bowl. This will mark UT’s fourth-ever appearance in the Sugar Bowl. The Longhorns have visited only the Cotton Bowl (22 times), the discontinued Bluebonnet Bowl (six times) and the Holiday … Read More


December 5


Georgia loses defensive coordinator ahead of Sugar Bowl showdown with Texas

Texas and Colorado haven’t played since 2009, but the Buffaloes may have inadvertently impacted the next game on UT’s schedule. Colorado has hired Georgia defensive coordinator Mel Tucker to be its next head coach. In a press release announcing the hire, Colorado stated that Tucker will not coach in Georgia’s … Read More


The Whys of Texas: If everyone had stayed, would the Longhorns be in this year’s CFP?

First, a confession. There is no doubt in my mind that had all those underclassmen last season stayed at Texas one more year, the Longhorns would be in the College Football Playoff this month, not just the Sugar Bowl. We’ll never know, though. Texas … Read More


December 2


Geauxing to N’awlins: Texas, Georgia will clash in Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1

This year’s senior class should always hold a special place in Texas coach Tom Herman’s mind and heart. That includes Charles Omenihu, Anthony Wheeler, Andrew Beck, Patrick Vahe, all of them. Instead of playing in big bowl games, the group first endured back-to-back losing seasons. Texas … Read More