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Texas coaches Tim Beck, Drew Mehringer continue full pursuit of Lake Travis WR Garrett Wilson

Lake Travis receiver Garrett Wilson, perhaps the highest-priority target on the Texas recruiting board for 2019, must have enjoyed himself at UT’s spring game last weekend. “Texas showed me what I was looking for,” Wilson told the American-Statesman on Monday. He’s now going … Read More

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Golden: Lil’Jordan Humphrey, Collin Johnson will be gamebreakers for Texas in the fall

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a couple Bevo-related items. Here are his takes: On the Texas wide receivers: The Texas running attack should have no one excited. Daniel Young and Toneil Carter run hard but neither appear to be in that game-breaker category. So Longhorn … Read More

The Dotted Line: Garrett Wilson postpones decision after successful visit to Texas

Stay updated on latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Dotted Line will publish M-F at 10 a.m. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail.  … Read More

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Sam Ehlinger gets behind Austin kid’s quest to raise $1 million to save his sister

University of Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger is trying to help 13-year-old Garland Benson raise $1 million for the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation. In December, we profiled Garland, whose sister Christiane has the genetic disease, in which the lipopigments, which are made of fat and protein, build up in the brain and the … Read More

The Dotted Line: Commitment Q&A with quarterback Roschon Johnson

Stay updated on latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Dotted Line will publish M-F at 10 a.m. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail.  … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 22 Marquise Goodwin, football

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.   No. 22 Marquise Goodwin, football An Olympian and football player, Marquise Goodwin follows in the same footsteps as Johnny “Lam” Jones and other two-sport stars at Texas. Goodwin arrived at … Read More

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Breakfast with Bevo: What Mack Brown had to say about Texas, Herman, and Ehlinger vs. Buechele

Good morning. Breakfast is served. It’s Monday, April 23rd. On April 23, 1989 the Dallas Cowboys took UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman with the first overall pick of the NFL draft. The year before, Dallas took Miami wide receiver Michael Irvin with the 11th overall pick; the year after, the Cowboys … Read More

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Early enrollees close out spring practices with mixed reviews at Texas’ Orange-White Game

At the Orange-White Game on Saturday, a few Longhorns got to introduce themselves to an estimated crowd of 35,000. Texas signed 27 prospects in its 2018 recruiting class, and nine of those players went through spring practices at Texas. Offensive lineman Mikey Grandy (head) … Read More

Orange-White game: Our four pregame questions for Texas — answered

On Saturday morning, we asked four questions about the Orange-White game. Here’s how they played out: 1. WHICH QUARTERBACK LOOKED BETTER? It was a push. Both looked good (at times) and not so good (at times). Neither Shane Buechele nor Sam Ehlinger were able to separate themselves last … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Lil’Jordan Humphrey, Collin Johnson reveal themselves as big-time Texas threats

Lil’ Jordan Humphrey was everywhere Saturday night. The junior-to-be wide receiver was outside catching passes. He was inside catching passes. He was catching balls over the middle and in the seams. And when he wasn’t doing that, he was running the ball out of the Texas backfield like the two-time … Read More

Cedric Golden

American-Statesman Staff

Golden: Spring game shows that the quarterback position is still a process at Texas

Sam Ehlinger and Shane Buechele were OK on Saturday night. Both made some throws. Missed some others. To hope for one of them to become the next Vince Young or Colt McCoy? Not realistic. Doesn’t mean that one can’t become the leader that this Texas offense sorely needs. Neither lit … Read More

White 23, Orange 13: Texas spring game highlights solid defense with an offense still retooling

The calendar says it’s 2018, but Royal-Memorial Stadium sure had that 2017 feel Saturday night during the Orange-White spring game. The Longhorns were in prime scoring position after Lil’Jordan Humphrey caught a 24-yard bullet down the seam and reached the 1-yard line. First-and-goal. Read More

Orange-White notebook: Scrimmage features a different format, new punter and sibling rivalry

An uptick in fan interest wasn’t the only notable difference between Tom Herman’s first and second Orange-White spring games. Texas used a different format Saturday for its annual scrimmage, which the White team won by a 23-13 score. Last year’s game pitted the first-team offense against the defensive backups and … Read More

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WATCH: Texas coach Tom Herman talks Orange-White spring game

Texas coach Tom Herman meets with the press following the Orange-White Spring Game on Saturday in Austin. Read More

Texas spring wrap-up: Offensive success this fall could hinge on Longhorns’ running game

This may surprise the burnt-orange hoi polloi, but quarterback play isn’t the biggest issue facing the Longhorns’ offense. It’s the running game. Earl Campbell, Ricky Williams, Cedric Benson, Jamaal Charles, D’Onta Foreman … these running back names all ring a bell, right? All posted 1,000-yard seasons … Read More

Texas spring wrap-up: The defense sees its confidence growing by leaps, bounds

Nobody inside the Texas football complex will say it publicly, but some were overjoyed with the defensive performance against Missouri in the Texas Bowl. It’s because of who wasn’t on the field. Safety DeShon Elliott pulled out to protect his draft status. Linebacker Malik Jefferson tried, … Read More

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Texas offers Lake Travis sophomore Hudson Card at Orange-White game

Texas used its Orange-White game to host targets in the 2019 class and hand out a select number of offers to younger prospects in attendance. One of the new offers is to Lake Travis athlete Hudson Card. The sophomore spent last season playing wide … Read More

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REPLAY: Texas football hosts Orange-White Spring Game

After more than a month of practicing, the Texas football team ends the spring period with the Orange-White Spring Game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium at 6:30 p.m. today. MORE COVERAGE: Everything you may have missed from Texas spring football With free admission, live music and a … Read More

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Everything you may have missed from Texas spring football

Spring football can be a grind, even for the most die-hard college football fans. It starts during the height of March Madness and encompasses some of the most exciting sports weeks of the year. Not only that, but almost the entire exercise happens behind closed doors. Luckily, dedicated reporters like … Read More

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Orange-White spring game: Four questions facing the Horns

Four questions facing Texas on Saturday night for the Orange-White spring game: 1. Which quarterback will look better? Texas coach Tom Herman hasn’t named a starting quarterback yet, and nobody should expect an announcement this weekend. A breakout performance, though, could give Sam Ehlinger or Shane Buechele the upper hand … Read More