3:11 PM EST, Fri December 19, 2014

Longhorn Network to air five hours of Bevo on Christmas morning

It used to be that the whole family would get together on Christmas morning, open gifts, sing Christmas carols and sip hot cider. Nowadays we all just sit around a fake tree, glued to our phones, posting about how cool …

Longhorns land state’s top recruit

AUSTIN — Texas has made its recruiting breakthrough under coach Charlie Strong. Mesquite Poteet linebacker Malik Jefferson, the consensus top high-school prospect in the state, announced Friday morning he will sign with the Longhorns. He chose UT over UCLA and Texas A&M, which had dominated the state’s recruiting scene over the last couple of years. […]

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"We're talking about presents? Not the game, not the game, we're talking about presents?" The attorneys for Oklahoma State and attorneys for Texas offensive line coach Joe Wickline bickered in court on Thursday, reports Mike Finger of the San Antonio-Express News. The battle over Wickline's buyout and eventual role in the Longhorns offense continues to wage on. The entire ordeal has actually overshadowed a pretty solid job from Wickline during his first season in Austin.

Attorneys for Oklahoma State, UT’s Wickline spar in court

AUSTIN — In Travis County district court on Thursday, articles from newspaper sports sections were submitted as evidence. Attorneys questioned the integrity of rival athletic departments, spoke to a judge about football play-calling duties, and there even was a reference to how an assistant coach had “performed miracles” with an offensive line. In the end, […]

A look at Texas A&M’s recent bowl history: Johnny Manziel, Kevin Sumlin team up for best bowl memories in recent history

Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies passes the ball as he is hit by Kenny Anunike #84 of the Duke Blue Devils in the first half of the Chick-fil-A Bowl at the Georgia Dome on December 31, 2013 …

A look at Texas’ recent bowl history: BCS bowls define successful decade for Longhorns

Texas quarterback Vince Young celebrates after Texas beat Southern California 41-38 in the Rose Bowl Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2006, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo: The Dallas Morning News, Erich Schlegel)

Track coach, former TCU star Jon Drummond hit with 8-year doping ban

In this July 15, 2008, file photo, track coach Jon Drummond carries starters blocks to set up for a workout in Arlington, Texas. Drummond received an eight-year doping ban after arbitrators found he possessed, trafficked, administered and assisted in the …

UT football: Longhorns sign three transfers

AUSTIN — Texas football coach Charlie Strong has added much-needed depth on the line of scrimmage by signing three junior-college transfers. The Longhorns announced the additions of offensive linemen Brandon Hodges and Tristan Nickelson and defensive end Quincy Vasser on Wednesday, the first day junior-college transfers were allowed to sign national letters of intent for […]

Report: Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford to interview for Colorado St. job

Given the success he had at Louisville, and the incredible year his Longhorn defense had this year, it was only a matter of time before Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford’s name started popping up as a head coaching candidate. Sure …

Reports: Sophomore Texas guard Damarcus Croaker transferring

Texas guard Damarcus Croaker shoots during a practice session for their NCAA college basketball tournament game Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Milwaukee. Texas plays Arizona State on Thursday. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

LB Hicks, WR Harris won’t be petitioning the NCAA for another season of eligibility at Texas

Neither linebacker Jordan Hicks nor receiver John Harris will return for another season at Texas. Each could have petitioned the NCAA for a sixth year of eligibility because of injuries earlier during their Texas careers. Each will now pursue the …

Texas finally gets some good news with commitment of 4-star LB Cecil Cherry

University of Texas head coach Charlie Strong watches a morning practice session in Austin, Texas. Strong laid down the law with a series of player dismissals and suspensions, then he moved into the dorm with his team for training camp. …

Another hit: 4-star OL Toby Weathersby decommits from Texas

Texas head coach Charlie Strong gives a hook em horns hand gesture to demonstrate student celebrating rules for his athletes while speaking to the media at the Big 12 Conference media days in Dallas, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo)

TCU adds commitment from three-star DT, ex-South Carolina pledge Jozie Milton

TCU finished atop the Best in Texas poll after being selected sixth in the preseason ranking. (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News) It was a busy … [visit site to read more]

Former UT players indicted on sexual assault charges

AUSTIN — A Travis County grand jury has indicted two former Texas wide receivers on sexual assault charges, the Austin American-Statesman reported Monday. Montrel Meander and Kendall Sanders were dismissed from the Longhorns’ football team last summer after they were arrested in connection to a June 21 incident involving a female student at a UT […]

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