1:12 AM EDT, Mon October 24, 2016

Longhorns rename street for former AD Dodds

AUSTIN — DeLoss Dodds’ old office used to overlook East 23rd Street just north of Royal-Memorial Stadium. Now that road will have his name on it. Texas announced it is renaming the campus street “DeLoss Dodds Way” in honor of the former athletic director, who was honored at a ceremony this week hailing his contributions to

Texas AD: ‘No magic number’ for Strong victories

DALLAS — Texas athletic director Mike Perrin said Friday he has not wavered in his support of football coach Charlie Strong after back-to-back losses by the Longhorns, and said there is no set threshold of victories Strong needs to reach to keep his job. “I don’t have a magic number of wins, of yardage, of

McCombs on Longhorns: ‘The whole world knows we have issues’

AUSTIN — Red McCombs woke up Monday morning still willing to help the university to which he’s donated tens of millions of dollars. “I called the (Texas) president and athletic director and offered to coach, but they turned me down,” McCombs said. “No, that’s just a joke.” McCombs, the San Antonio businessman who made headlines

UT’s Strong taking control of defense

AUSTIN — When it comes to one of the worst-performing defenses in the country, Texas coach Charlie Strong isn’t going to delegate anymore. One week after saying he would not demote defensive coordinator Vance Bedford, a demoralizing defeat at Oklahoma State has led Strong to take over full control of the defense for the rest

Texas lineman Kent Perkins arrested

AUSTIN — Texas senior Kent Perkins,  a starter on the Longhorns’ offensive line, was arrested near campus early Friday and charged with driving while intoxicated, Austin police confirmed. A police spokesman said Perkins was arrested on W. 18th Street near San Antonio Street at 2:43 a.m. Friday. Online records show Perkins was booked into the Travis County Jail