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Texas LB Ayodele Adeoye to miss spring workouts with foot injury

Texas linebacker Ayodele Adeoye sustained a foot injury that will require surgery, the school announced Saturday. Adeoye, a redshirt freshman last season, played in all 13 games and finished with 45 tackles. He is expected to undergo surgery to repair the injury next week and miss … Read More

Powered by Sugar Bowl, Texas generated record $223.9 million in 2018-19 fiscal year

It’s astonishing how much money Texas athletics can generate when the football team is winning and coaches aren’t getting fired. The Longhorns had another school record-setting fiscal year by generating $223.9 million in revenue in 2018-19, according to audited figures obtained by the American-Statesman. Read More

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Having left Texas Tech, former Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando officially at USC

Former Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando officially made the move from Texas Tech to USC on Friday to become the Trojans’ new defensive coordinator. Orlando had joined Matt Wells’ staff with the Red Raiders after being fired at UT on Dec. 1. But that stay was … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas’ move to four-man front helps with Landon Jackson, Marcus Burris

A renewed interest in Texas’ defensive scheme under new coordinator Chris Ash was on display Saturday when the Longhorns hosted dozens of top targets from the 2021 class. Numerous defensive linemen have passed on UT because of the odd-man front that was deployed by … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Cat’s jersey retirement a nostalgic reminder of how good things used to be at Texas

Will the next Cat Osterman please stand up? How about the next Vince Young? Surely there’s another Jamie Carey or Kevin Durant out there. Texas athletics is still the money-printing machine it’s been for the past three decades, but its national allure isn’t close to where it was in the … Read More

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Texas adds Louisiana-Monroe, Wyoming, Texas State to future football schedules

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte refuses to fill up future football schedules with FCS teams. The FBS-level Longhorns have not played a lower division team since 2006. In that vein, Texas has reached an agreement to play a home game against Texas State in 2026, … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: The Recruiting Hall of Fame

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. In this edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast, we are making up a Hall of Fame for recruiting. Who and what are Danny and Mike voting for? Mike also chats with 2021 recruits Hayden … Read More

The Dotted Line: Linebackers Derrick Harris Jr., Terrence Cooks form bond on Texas visit

Programs count on commitments to help with recruiting. New Caney outside linebacker Derrick Harris Jr. did his part last Saturday at Texas’ junior day. The four-star was among six commitments from the 2021 class on campus. He spent his time … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commits Hayden Connner, Jalen Milroe hope to land Bryce Foster

If recruiting is truly about relationships, Texas hopes four-star guard Bryce Foster follows his closest football friends to Austin. The Katy Taylor product grew up playing youth football with 2021 UT commits Jalen Milroe and Hayden … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Jalen Milroe on meeting new assistants, Vince Young

Katy Tompkins’ Jalen Milroe is the face of Texas’ 2021 class. The four-star dual-threat quarterback pledged to the Longhorns last July and immediately became an extra recruiter for Tom Herman’s staff. He joined numerous 2021 commitments and targets on campus … Read More

The Dotted Line: Local defensive linemen Alfred Collins, Princely Umanmielen visit Texas

Local defensive linemen Alfred Collins and Princely Umanmielen are among the seven uncommitted prospects left on the updated  Fabulous 55. The duo was on campus Saturday, surrounded by dozens of top targets in the 2021 and 2022 cycles. The … Read More

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Texas ex Jay Boulware leaving Oklahoma, will coach Longhorns’ tight ends, special teams

Texas coach Tom Herman is turning to another Longhorn for his coaching staff. Jay Boulware has been hired as UT’s new associate head coach for special teams and will also coach tight ends, the university announced Saturday. The offensive lineman from Irving Nimitz … Read More

The Dotted Line: One year later, grading Texas’ 2019 defensive class

Texas signed the third-ranked recruiting class in the country for the 2019 cycle, the second straight No. 3 class for head coach Tom Herman. It was headlined by 10 out-of-state pledges and a pair of five-stars. The class has already been marred by transfers, position changes … Read More

Mike Craven

Hookem.com staff

Craven’s Corner: We’re betting on NFL underdogs in AFC, NFC championship games

A 2-2 record in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs and a miss on the national championship game meant the Corner didn’t cash for the first time since before Thanksgiving. Going 2-3 dropped us to 68-57-4 with three NFL games remaining before the … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: After moving to Texas, how will UT’s new assistants tackle in-state recruiting?

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. This edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast looks into whether Texas’ new assistant coaches have ground to make up when it comes to recruiting in the state. Mike also chats with 2021 recruits Billy … Read More

The Dotted Line: One year later, grading Texas’ 2019 offensive class

Texas signed the third-ranked recruiting class in the country for the 2019 cycle, the second straight No. 3 class for head coach Tom Herman. It was headlined by 10 out-of-state pledges and a pair of five-stars. The class has already marred … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 164: MLB.com’s Richard Justice on the Astros; Dennis Dodd on LSU and Texas national perception

MLB.com columnist Richard Justice gives an inside at what’s going on with the Houston Astros after a signal-stealing scandal led to the firings of manager A.J. Hinch and GM Jeff Luhnow. Also, CBSSports.com columnist Dennis Dodd discusses where LSU ranks on the list of all-time greatest teams while examining where … Read More

The Dotted Line: Part 2 of our fifth annual 20 for 20 signing day primer for Texas

This is the second half of the American-Statesman’s fifth annual 20 for 20 project, a Longhorns recruiting primer almost 20 days out of national signing day, which this year falls on Feb. 5. What you need to know. We published … Read More

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Texas hires South Carolina’s Coleman Hutzler as co-defensive coordinator, LB coach

Texas coach Tom Herman wants to instill toughness in his linebacker unit. The best way to do that is have an SEC coach show the Longhorns how to do it. UT announced the hiring of new linebackers coach Coleman Hutzler on Tuesday. Hutzler will have the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Part 1 of our fifth annual 20 for 20 signing day primer for Texas

This is the American-Statesman’s fifth annual 20 for 20 project, a Longhorns recruiting primer almost 20 days out of national signing day, which this year falls on Feb. 5. What you need to know. Part 2 will publish on Wednesday: 1. Will Texas sign a top … Read More