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Texas-Oklahoma State notebook: Montrell Estell, Chris Adimora step up as fellow DBs go down

Texas snapped a four-game losing streak to Oklahoma State on Saturday night. That 36-30 victory, however, came at a price. Three UT defensive backs’ evenings ended early because of injuries. Starting cornerback Jalen Green suffered a dislocated shoulder while making a tackle. Starting safety Caden Sterns injured his knee in … Read More

No. 12 Texas 36, Oklahoma State 30: The expanded boxscore

How it all happened Saturday night:   First quarter Oklahoma State 3, Texas 0. Either Chuba Hubbard or Tylan Wallace touched the ball on nine of the Cowboys’ 13 plays on the opening drive. That drive made it to Texas’ 1, but the Horns held and forced a field goal. Read More

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It’s over: Defense holds Hubbard, Wallace in check and No. 12 Texas downs Oklahoma State 36-30

It’s all over at Royal-Memorial Stadium. Twelfth-ranked Texas, which was a 6-point favorite tonight, has beaten Oklahoma State 36-30. Those who were expecting a Sam Ehlinger vs. Chuba Hubbard/Tylan Wallace shootout really only got the Sam Ehlinger part. Texas shut down the nation’s top running back and wide receiver in … Read More

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Late miscue leads to OSU score; Texas holds tight 21-20 lead at halftime

It’s halftime at Royal-Memorial Stadium. No. 12 Texas, which is a 6-point favorite tonight, is leading Oklahoma State 21-20. Those who were expecting a shootout are instead getting a dose of running plays and sustained drives. These teams combined for 73 points last year. There have been a couple of … Read More

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FOLLOW LIVE: Texas 36, Oklahoma State 30

The No. 12 Longhorns open Big 12 play tonight with a sold-out matchup against the Cowboys at Royal-Memorial Stadium. For live updates, photos and analysis from the American-Statesman’s Brian Davis, Danny Davis and Kirk Bohls, check out our game day page at the link below: LIVE UPDATES: Texas vs. Oklahoma … Read More

Commitment 101: Texas flips four-star wide receiver Troy Omeire from Texas A&M

Texas fans received a gift Friday morning when four-star wide receiver Troy Omeire flipped his pledge from Texas A&M to the Longhorns. It continues a trend of Tom Herman running circles around Jimbo Fisher in the 2020 recruiting class. Texas’ class now consists of 20 … Read More

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Texas flips four-star wide receiver Troy Omeire away from Texas A&M pledge

Texas’ 2020 class moved to 20 members and into the top-five of the national recruiting rankings on Friday morning when four-star wide receiver Troy Omeire flipped from Texas A&M and announced his pledge to the Longhorns on Twitter.  The 6-3.5, 210-pound product of Fort Bend Austin is … Read More

The Dotted Line: Five in-person scouting reports on Texas targets

Travels across the state through three weeks of the high school football season have allowed me to watch five Texas targets in-person early in the season. The 2020 recruiting class is nearly wrapped up with 19 commitments. The focus is shifting toward the 2020 and … Read More

The Eyes of Texas: Four players to watch in Saturday’s Longhorns-Cowboys game

The 12th-ranked Longhorns host Oklahoma State on Saturday (6:30 p.m., ABC). The eyes of Texas will be upon … A.J. Green, Oklahoma State cornerback Green shares a name with an NFL receiver, but he has made a name for himself on defense. An all-Big 12 honoree in … Read More

Pistols firing: Oklahoma State brings nation’s leading receiver, rusher to face No. 12 Texas

If Tylan Wallace wore burnt orange instead of America’s brightest one, he’d be celebrated far and wide by the Texas fandom. The star wide receiver from Fort Worth loved Superman when he was growing up, so he put it on his Twitter handle. He certainly looked the part … Read More

Texas vs. Oklahoma State: Five key matchups to watch at Royal-Memorial Stadium

Here’s a look at five key matchups for Saturday’s game between No. 12 Texas and Oklahoma State. Texas RB Keaontay Ingram vs. Oklahoma State run defense It’s too easy to examine Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard’s impact against the Texas defense. Hubbard is … Read More

Texas vs. Oklahoma State: Five questions facing the Longhorns

Five questions facing Texas on Saturday night against Oklahoma State: Does Sam Ehlinger remain interception-less in 2019? Of the seven interceptions thrown by Ehlinger during his freshman year, none had a bigger impact than an end-zone pick in overtime of a loss to Oklahoma State. Ehlinger’s decision-making has improved drastically … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Was Cameron Dicker’s long kick the best-ever at UT — and the number 57

Each week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. This week’s notable number is 57 — the jersey number that has been assigned to linebacker Cort Jaquess, a sophomore who was placed on scholarship this summer. Saturday’s game against Oklahoma State … Read More

What’s up with Oklahoma State? A Q&A with a Cowboys beat writer

We reached out to Frank Bonner II (@Frank_Bonner2) of the Tulsa World this week to offer his insight on Oklahoma State, which visits Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturday night: Oklahoma State’s undefeated. Are the Cowboys a top-25 team? Oklahoma State has top-25 potential, but beating Oregon State, … Read More

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Eyes on Texas: Given all the position changes, Longhorns are an example in selflessness

Unless Rivals and 247Sports have developed some metric that’s still in beta testing, the recruiting services still cannot measure a recruit’s selflessness. We’re inundated with updates about each recruit’s height, weight, statistics, summer camp results and scholarship offers. But they really can’t measure how much … Read More

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Longhorn Confidential: Interviewing Alfred Collins, spotlighting Naomi Cabello and the Cowboys that got away?

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to talk recruiting with the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven. Since Texas is hosting Oklahoma State this weekend, this edition of the Longhorn Confidential podcast examines why some Cowboys didn’t end up in burnt orange. Plus, four-star target Alfred Collins updates Mike on his recruitment. Read More

The Dotted Line: The Week 4 guide to watching Texas’ 2020, 2021 commitments

Four of Texas’ 2020 commits are off this week as Duncanville, Alvin Shadow Creek, Lufkin and Aldine MacArthur ready for their upcoming district schedules. Port Neches-Groves offensive tackle Jaylen Garth is out with an injury. The other pledges are in action, including recent commitment Ty Jordan of West … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 151: Can Texas stop OSU? Fox Sports’ Charles Davis on Cowboys-Dolphins

In Episode 151 of the On Second Thought podcast, Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss if the Texas Longhorns can break Oklahoma State’s recent run of dominance in Austin and Fox Sports analyst Charles Davis previews Sunday’s Cowboys-Dolphins game and outlines the young quarterbacks dominating the NFL landscape. Also, NFL … Read More

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Lil’Jordan Humphrey earns a big promotion on New Orleans’ football team

Former Texas receiver Lil’Jordan Humphrey has submitted his RSVP for a Longhorn reunion in Seattle this weekend. The New Orleans Saints promoted Humphrey from their practice squad on Wednesday. The Saints will travel to Seattle this weekend. Seattle has two former Longhorns — defensive lineman Poona Ford and punter Michael … Read More

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Craven’s Corner: Conference play begins around the nation, plus four NFL bets

The corner beat the books for the first time this season with a 4-3 record last week. We’re at 8-8 over the past two weeks as more information is known by programs in college football and across the NFL.  A quick refresher: Betting … Read More