December 12th, 2020

Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kansas



November 18, 2020


Saturday’s No. 22 Texas-Kansas game postponed to Dec. 12 after COVID-19 testing

Saturday’s game between No. 22 Texas and Kansas has been postponed according to the Big 12’s game interruption guidelines, the league announced Wednesday. The game will be rescheduled for Dec. 12. Kansas officials announced the Jayhawks could not “meet the minimum position requirements” established by the league office. “The position … Read More


November 17, 2020


‘We’re in the playoffs right now’: For No. 22 Texas, beating Kansas means another step toward Arlington

Sometimes, it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. For example, nobody asked Texas coach Tom Herman during his weekly press conference on Monday about making the Big 12 championship game. But he noted that the Longhorns are about to embark on “a four-game stretch” to end the … Read More


Kansas’ focus during week off? An area that’s on pace for unwanted history

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Mason Fairchild’s words are both direct and truthful. The Kansas tight end admits the team worked extra on pass protection during its off-week, and for good reason. The Jayhawks need to treat their quarterback better. “We can’t have him running around for his life back there,” Fairchild … Read More


November 16, 2020


Texas coach Tom Herman takes Urban Meyer speculation, job rumors head on

It’s Kansas week, and since nobody ever really wants to talk about Kansas, the spotlight always falls on the head football coach at Texas. Tom Herman has no doubt heard the swirling rumors about his job status after a rocky 2-2 start this season. It’s hurt the Longhorns in recruiting, … Read More


Tom Herman: Coaching, recruiting in a world of rumors, unnamed sources and personal agendas not easy

Highlights from Texas head coach Tom Herman’s weekly press conference on Monday ahead of Saturday’s Kansas game: For a team that has won three straight games, should be well-rested after a week off and is prepping to play a team that hasn’t won a game since October 2019 … Read More


November 12, 2020

Brian Davis

American-Statesman Staff

Eyes on Texas: Turn around, look for the ball! Chris Ash explains what he’s teaching these DBs

If you’ve been watching TV the last few weeks, you’ve probably been screaming. At the Texas defensive backs, that is. Turn your head around! Look for the ball! Sigh. Oh dear. Look, nobody ever said playing defense in the pass-happy Big 12 was easy. To those playing cornerback in this … Read More


November 10, 2020


Texas DT Keondre Coburn’s ankle injury not as bad as feared, could play vs. Kansas

There was good injury news Tuesday with Texas defensive tackle Keondre Coburn. Coach Tom Herman said that his defensive anchor had just “a mild high ankle sprain, as those do go,” during an interview with UT play-by-play voice Craig Way on 104.9 The Horn. Coburn appeared to get rolled up … Read More


November 9, 2020


Big 12 releases the time and TV information for Texas’ upcoming trip to Kansas

When Texas returns to the football field, it will do so in the afternoon. The Big 12 announced on Monday that Texas and Kansas will play at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 21. ESPN2 will televise the action from Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kan. Week … Read More