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Caden Sterns and Sam Cosmi named USA TODAY Freshman All-Americans

Caden Sterns and Sam Cosmi named USA TODAY Freshman All-Americans

More recognition for young Longhorns standouts. On Wednesday, USA TODAY announced that two Texas Longhorns players — safety Caden Sterns and right tackle Sam Cosmi — were named Freshman All-Americans. A member of the All-Big 12 first teams named by coaches and the Associated Press, Sterns was also the Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year after starting all 13 games. He finished with 62 tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack, four interceptions, and four pass breakups. Those four interceptions tied the school record for the most ever by a Longhorns freshman. Sterns also blocked a...
Hookem.com Dec 7, 2018
Five Longhorns awarded for their play as the Associated Press honors the Big 12’s best

Five Longhorns awarded for their play as the Associated Press honors the Big 12’s best

Five Longhorns have been recognized by the Associated Press for their work on the football field this season. Cornerback Kris Boyd, defensive lineman Charles Omenihu, safety Caden Sterns and center Zach Shackelford represented Texas on the first team of the AP’s All-Big 12 team on Friday. UT linebacker Gary Johnson was a second-team honoree. Last […]
SportsDay Dec 7, 2018
Four Longhorns land on AP All-Big 12 first team

Four Longhorns land on AP All-Big 12 first team

AUSTIN -- Four Longhorns landed on the Associated Press All-Big 12 first team that was announced on Friday, while one was named to the second team.Texas' representatives on the first team were senior defensive end Charles Omenihu, senior cornerback Kris Boyd, junior center Zach Shackelford and freshman safety Caden Sterns. Senior linebacker Gary Johnson was named to the second team as well.Omenihu, who led the Big 12 in sacks this season with 9.5, was just awarded the Defensive Lineman of the Year by the conference last week. Sterns, who finished tied for second in the league in interceptions...
Burnt Orange Nation Dec 7, 2018
Five Longhorns named to Associated Press All-Big 12 team

Five Longhorns named to Associated Press All-Big 12 team

A handful of Longhorns were honored on Friday as Associated Press All-Big 12 selections. On Friday morning, the Associated Press named five Texas Longhorns to the 2018 All-Big 12 team, including four first-team selections. Senior cornerback Kris Boyd, senior defensive end Charles Omenihu, junior center Zach Shackelford, and freshman safety Caden Sterns were each honored as first-team selections. Senior linebacker Gary Johnson was named as a second-team selection. 5️⃣ Longhorns named AP All-Big 12!#ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/QOEOtaGJGv— Texas Football (@TexasFootball)...
Hookem.com Dec 7, 2018
Final test for Texas receivers to be administered in the Sugar Bowl by the Jim Thorpe Award winner

Final test for Texas receivers to be administered in the Sugar Bowl by the Jim Thorpe Award winner

In the Sugar Bowl, UT’s best will get to face the nation’s best. Georgia senior cornerback Deandre Baker won the Jim Thorpe Award on Thursday. The Jim Thorpe Award is given annually to college football’s top defensive back. Texas defensive backs Kris Boyd and Caden Sterns were semifinalists for this year’s award, but Baker was […]
Burnt Orange Nation Dec 4, 2018
Texas S Caden Sterns’ MRI was negative

Texas S Caden Sterns’ MRI was negative

The freshman is expected to be available for the Sugar Bowl. Texas Longhorns freshman Caden Sterns has started to receive treatment and rehabilitate from the lower leg injury that caused him to leave the Big 12 Championship game on Saturday at the end of the first half. A recent MRI was negative, the school revealed on Tuesday, so Sterns is expected to be available for the Sugar Bowl against Georgia on January 1 in New Orleans. After the game on Saturday, senior defensive end Breckyn Hager suffered a cut to his hand in an accident, but he’s also expected to be available for the Sugar...
SportsDay Dec 4, 2018
Texas S Caden Sterns won't need surgery, DE Breckyn Hager suffers cut on hand in accident

Texas S Caden Sterns won't need surgery, DE Breckyn Hager suffers cut on hand in accident

AUSTIN -- The Longhorns received some positive news regarding freshman safety Caden Sterns' health on Tuesday.Texas officials announced that Sterns, who exited Saturday's Big 12 title game loss to Oklahoma with a knee injury and did not play in the second half, will not need surgery. On Tuesday, the school described the injury as a lower leg.Sterns is expected to be ready in time for the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1. He will continue to rehab and be treated.Texas also announced that senior defensive end Breckyn Hager accidentally cut his hand following Saturday's Big 12 title game. Hager is...
Hookem.com Dec 4, 2018
Texas S Caden Sterns, DE Breckyn Hager rebounding from injuries, should play in Sugar Bowl

Texas S Caden Sterns, DE Breckyn Hager rebounding from injuries, should play in Sugar Bowl

An MRI revealed that Texas safety Caden Sterns will not need surgery for a lower leg injury suffered in the Big 12 championship game, the school announced Tuesday. Sterns is expected to play in the Sugar Bowl. Sterns left the game in the second quarter and did not return. He was later seen back on […]
Burnt Orange Nation Dec 4, 2018
RevolUTion18 Recap: Big 12 Championship — Oklahoma

RevolUTion18 Recap: Big 12 Championship — Oklahoma

The Texas defense missed the presence of Caden Sterns in the second half. The nation’s best offense and potential Heisman winner Kyler Murray were too much for the Texas Longhorns on Saturday. Mistakes were made, the officiating was questionable, and the offense wasn’t able to do enough in this one. Oklahoma earned this victory and proved themselves as a College Football Playoff caliber team. Whether Texas is a year away or not, they showed up and proved themselves against the Big 12’s best team twice this season. The future is indeed bright, especially for this freshman class. With...
Burnt Orange Nation Dec 1, 2018
Texas S Caden Sterns questionable to return vs Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship

Texas S Caden Sterns questionable to return vs Oklahoma in Big 12 Championship

The Longhorns are currently without starting safety Caden Sterns, who is questionable to return. After suffering an apparent leg injury late in the first half and heading to the locker room ahead of halftime, Texas Longhorns starting safety Caden Sterns has been diagnosed with a knee injury and is questionable to return, per the school. Per UT: Caden Sterns has a knee injury and is questionable to return.— Ricky Doyle (@RickyDoyle) December 1, 2018 Fellow freshman safety B.J. Foster is currently seeing action in place of Sterns.
Burnt Orange Nation Nov 30, 2018
Curry’s Clickbait Corner — 11.30.18 — Texas Tech hires Matt Wells

Curry’s Clickbait Corner — 11.30.18 — Texas Tech hires Matt Wells

Games today -- Friday, Nov. 9: [MBB] Texas (5-1) vs. Radford (5-1) 6 p.m. CST -- Longhorn Network Texas Longhorns Texas Football Texas S Brandon Jones ‘on track’ to play in Big 12 Championship vs. Oklahoma — Burnt Orange Nation, 11.26.18 Texas still No. 14 in College Football Playoff rankings ahead of Big 12 Championship — Burnt Orange Nation, 11.27.18 The SMO: Texas lives rent-free in Kyler Murray’s head — Burnt Orange Nation, 11.27.18 A chance to put numbers on the wall — Inside Texas, 11.28.18 Texas defenders Charles Omenihu and Caden Sterns named Big 12 Players of the...
SportsDay Nov 28, 2018
Texas DE Charles Omenihu, S Caden Sterns headline All-Big 12 awards for Longhorns

Texas DE Charles Omenihu, S Caden Sterns headline All-Big 12 awards for Longhorns

AUSTIN -- Texas senior defensive end Charles Omenihu and freshman safety Caden Sterns each collected player of the year honors during the Big 12's announcement of awards and all-conference teams Wednesday afternoon.Omenihu was tabbed as the league's Defensive Lineman of the Year. It's the second consecutive year a Longhorn has won the award, with former Texas defensive tackle Poona Ford claiming it last season. Sterns, meanwhile, was named the Defensive Freshman of the Year.Omenihu ranks second in the Big 12 in sacks this season with 8.5 and fourth in tackles for loss with 14.5. Sterns is...
Hookem.com Nov 28, 2018
Texas DE Charles Omenihu, S Caden Sterns honored by Big 12 coaches in annual awards

Texas DE Charles Omenihu, S Caden Sterns honored by Big 12 coaches in annual awards

Texas defensive end Charles Omenihu has said numerous times he returned for his senior season because he “left some plays out there.” He must’ve gotten a bunch of them in 2018. Omenihu was named the Big 12’s defensive lineman of the year when the league announced its annual awards on Wednesday. League awards are voted […]
Burnt Orange Nation Nov 28, 2018
Four Texas players named to All-Big 12 First Team

Four Texas players named to All-Big 12 First Team

Three players earned second-team honors, while 11 more received honorable mention. Of the 22 Texas Longhorns starters, 18 received recognition from coaches around the Big 12 Conference on Wednesday when four players were named to the All-Big 12 first team, three players earned second-team honors, and 11 more received honorable mention. Senior defensive end Charles Omenihu and freshman safety Caden Sterns both made the first team in addition to earning Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year honors, respectively. Senior tight end Andrew Beck also made...
Burnt Orange Nation Nov 28, 2018
Texas defenders Charles Omenihu and Caden Sterns named Big 12 Players of the Year

Texas defenders Charles Omenihu and Caden Sterns named Big 12 Players of the Year

Two Longhorns earned major recognition from the conference on Wednesday. When the Big 12 Conference released its annual football awards on Wednesday, Texas Longhorns senior defensive end Charles Omenihu and freshman safety Caden Sterns both received recognition, as Omenihu was named the Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year, while Sterns was named Defensive Freshman of the Year. Omenihu is the third Longhorns player to earn that title, joining Brian Orakpo in 2008 and Poona Ford last season. The 6’6, 275-pounder ranks second in the conference in sacks with 8.5 and fourth in tackles for...

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