3:32 AM EDT, Mon September 01, 2014

Best in Texas breakdown (9/1): Houston drops way down; lots of movement after opening week

There was plenty of movement in the Best in Texas poll after one week of college football (Photos: Staff and Wire).

Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (9/1): TCU end makes fans forget about Devonte Fields

Samford quarterback Michael Eubank (2) fumbles after taking a hit from TCU defensive end Mike Tuaua in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

Reports: Texas could be without starting center Espinosa for season

Texas Longhorns center Dominic Espinosa (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

UT football: Espinosa out for season

AUSTIN — On a Texas offense overflowing with unproven commodities, center Dominic Espinosa entered this season as one of the Longhorns’ sure things. After only one game, they’ll have to make it through the rest of the year without him. Espinosa, a senior who was carted off the field Saturday after a North Texas defender […]

National reaction: Trevone Boykin looks good, but not great in TCU win

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) runs past Samford safety Jaquiski Tartt (6) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert) The Horned Frogs debuted the new … …

National reaction: Texas defense lives up to Strong’s expectations, Ash gets the job done

The Longhorns routed North Texas Saturday night, beating the Mean Green 38-7 in Austin, thanks in large part to a stout defensive effort. Texas held UNT to just 94 total yards and a mere 14 yards through the air. Strong …

Texas quotable: Team effort results in Strong’s first win at UT

Here are some notable quotes from the Longhorns after their 38-7 victory of North Texas: Head coach Charlie Strong: On his team’s performance: ”It was a great team victory. You see all three phases, offense, defense and special teams. And on …

Five thoughts from Texas’ 38-7 win against North Texas

The Longhorns beat up on North Texas in Charlie Strong’s first game as head coach, toppling the Mean Green by a final score of 38-7 in Austin Saturday night. Here are five quick thoughts from the game: 1. Lots of …

Five thoughts from TCU’s 48-14 opening win over Samford

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) rushes past Samford linebacker Justin Cooper (23) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert) The Horned Frogs won their opener at …

Texas 38, North Texas 7

Malcolm Brown rushed for two touchdowns as Texas beat North Texas 38-7 in Charlie Strong's Longhorns debut.

Gameday Central: UT hosts North Texas in season opener

Charlie Strong makes his debut as Longhorns coach against the Mean Green in Austin. Get updates here. Scoreboard

Remembering the day when Rice came to Indiana .., and won

Granted, Rice will be a substantial underdog Saturday in its season opener at Notre Dame. Then again, the Owls were underdogs when they ventured into Indiana almost 80 years ago to the day, and the result of that trip was one of the most memorable days in the annals of Texas football. Two Texas teams […]

Nation reacts to Kenny Hill, No. 21 Texas A&M upsetting No. 9 South Carolina

Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Kenny Hill (7) runs the ball during the first quarter against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium. (Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports)

Manny Diaz back at work, preparing for OU

The exchange started with a silly (or stupid) joke about football, but not the kind that will be played in college stadiums around the country this weekend. After Germany blasted FIFA World Cup host Brazil 7-1 on July 8, I joked on Twitter that the Brazilians must have hired former Texas Longhorns defensive coordinator Manny Diaz as a defensive consultant. Within an hour, Diaz sent me a direct message on Twitter, asking me to call him the next day.

Longhorns Player News

  • Jason Hall

    Jason Hall

    South Grand Prairie freshman plays way into starting SS position at Texas

  • Rami Hammad

    Rami Hammad

    Charlie Strong confirms transfer of redshirt freshman offensive guard Rami Hammad

  • Eddie Aboussie

    Eddie Aboussie

    Longhorns DT Desmond Jackson: ‘I’m tired of everybody saying that Texas’ defense is soft’