Football Archives

Brian Davis

American-Statesman Staff

Eyes on Texas: Yes, it was slow at the DKR student gate, but UT students need to chill, bro

College administrators are confounded by the lack of student attendance at football games. At Texas, they can’t get students through the gates fast enough, apparently. Athletic director Chris Del Conte has landed on the hot seat via hot tweets during the first three home games … Read More

Bevo Beat

Longhorn Confidential: UT vs. A&M recruiting, interviewing Billy Bowman and spotlighting Kelsey Hranicky

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. Texas and Texas A&M haven’t played since 2011, but they do have a rivalry… in recruiting. In the wake of Troy Omeire’s flipped commitment, it’s time to discuss recruiting strategies and … Read More

The Dotted Line: Week 5 guide to watching Texas’ football commitments

Two of Texas’ 2020 commits are off this week as Lufkin and Temple ready for their upcoming district schedules. Port Neches-Groves offensive tackle Jaylen Garth is out with an injury. The other Longhorns pledges are in action, including recent commitment Troy Omeire of Fort Bend … Read More

Bevo Beat

On Second Thought Ep 152: Coaching legend Bob Stoops on his book; Chronicle’s Joseph Duarte on D’Eriq King

In Episode 152 of the On Second Thought podcast, coaching legend Bob Stoops joins Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden and discusses his storied career and his new book, No Excuses: the Making of a Head Coach. He also gives some insight on not being happy with Texas’ Mack Brown early … Read More

Mike Craven staff

Craven’s Corner: Baylor, SMU are among the smart teams to back in Week 5

The corner cashed for the second straight week and we’re now 13-13 since the start of the NFL season. Future bets placed in the inaugural Craven’s Corner are looking fruitful with Ohio State rolling and the Baltimore Ravens impressing. There is still … Read More

Whys of Texas: With this offensive firepower, Longhorns can withstand defensive injuries

Texas coach Tom Herman opened his post-game news conference Saturday night by stating how proud he was for the way the Longhorns had pulled out a 36-30 win over Oklahoma State. “That was not a very well coached or very well played game in certain spots,” … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Ty Jordan ready to prove height doesn’t dictate talent

DENTON — Does size matter on the football field? West Mesquite athlete Ty Jordan hopes to prove height doesn’t define a player. The 5-7, 183-pound three-star pledged to Texas on Sept. 15. Jordan argues his production and willingness to block outweighs his … Read More

Bevo Beat

Biletnikoff Award rewards Devin Duvernay’s strong start with a spot on its watch list

Texas senior Devin Duvernay was added on Wednesday to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award, which is given annually to the nation’s top receiver. Duvernay was not among the 50 names on a preseason watch list that did include UT’s Collin Johnson. He and LSU sophomore … Read More

Bevo Beat

With The Revolution set as an opening act, Texas announces a kickoff time for the Kansas game

When Texas returns to Royal-Memorial Stadium next month, it will be for a prime-time event. Texas and Kansas will kickoff at 6 p.m. on Oct. 19, the Longhorns revealed on Tuesday. The Longhorn Network will televise the contest. Texas also announced that The Revolution will be the headliner … Read More

Bevo Beat

Golden: No talk about Sam Ehlinger? It’s the ultimate compliment

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: On Sam Ehlinger: You can always tell if a player has ascended to a level of greatness within a football program. All the proof one needed came after Texas’ conference-opening win Saturday … Read More

The Dotted Line: Junior commits Billy Bowman, Ja’Tavion Sanders impress in win

DENTON — Two of Texas’ eight 2021 commitments  play at Denton Ryan. The duo was in action against a 2020 commit and West Mesquite on Friday, blowing past Ty Jordan and his teammates 63-0. Juniors Billy Bowman and Ja’Tavion … Read More

Bevo Beat

Longhorn Confidential: MRIs for everyone as Texas looks to get healthy during the off week

The 11th-ranked Texas Longhorns have a lengthy injury list coming off a win against Oklahoma State. American-Statesman writers Cedric Golden, Kirk Bohls and Brian Davis discuss getting healthy along with what we heard from coaches Shaka Smart and David Pierce on this week’s Longhorn Confidential. Read More

Caden Sterns, Jalen Green headline a long injury list that cripples Texas secondary

Texas coach Tom Herman put a brave face on a bad situation Monday as the Longhorns announced a slew of injuries that wiped out almost the entire secondary. Herman went through a long injury list after Saturday’s 36-30 win over Oklahoma State. Every player mentioned … Read More

Bevo Beat

Time set for Texas and West Virginia’s date in Morgantown

After a month of night games, a couple of daytime kickoffs have appeared on Texas’ schedule. The Big 12 announced on Monday that Texas and West Virginia will play at 2:30 p.m. CST on Oct. 5. The Longhorns’ trip to Morgantown will be televised by either ABC or ESPN. The … Read More

The Dotted Line: Texas commit Logan Parr steadily improves at varsity level

SAN ANTONIO — The weather battering the southeast portion of Texas trickled its way to San Antonio last Thursday night, forcing Texas commit Logan Parr to pull off an unusual feat: Start a game on a Thursday and finish it on a Friday. That was … Read More

Texas 36, Oklahoma State 30: Five key plays

There were 160 snaps taken in Texas’ 36-30 win over Oklahoma State on Saturday night. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Montrell’s moment After Oklahoma State exited the first quarter with a 3-0 lead, the Longhorns and Cowboys combined for 38 points … Read More

Banged-up Longhorns need an off week, but RB Keaontay Ingram may want to keep grinding

Tackling the nation’s leading rusher is easier than getting your hands around the nation’s hottest chicken sandwich, apparently. After the Texas defense stopped Oklahoma State’s Chuba Hubbard in Saturday’s 36-30 win, the Longhorns were rewarded justly. “Go get that Popeyes chicken we … Read More

Austin police investigating death of former Ole Miss, Texas quarterback Jevan Snead

Austin police are investigating the overnight death of former Texas and Ole Miss quarterback Jevan Snead, but police were releasing few details about his death Sunday. Multiple officials confirmed the death, which initially does not appear to be the result of foul play. A source close to the family in … Read More

No. 12 Texas 36, Oklahoma State 30: It was sloppy, but it was a win in the Big 12 opener

Texas coach Tom Herman is steadfast in his belief that as long as the Longhorns play their best, “Our best is good enough.” Saturday was a showcase in what happens when they don’t. There was dreadful execution on fourth down followed by senseless penalties. Two punts … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas was finally better than Oklahoma State, if barely

At long last, Texas can definitively and safely make a legitimate boast. The Longhorns are better than Oklahoma State. If barely. As in the game ended just in time after quarterback Sam Ehlinger’s clock-killing run, and the Longhorns sprinted into their locker room at Royal-Memorial Stadium before someone ordered them … Read More