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Texas QB Jerrod Heard getting significant reps in practice

An update on the back-up true freshman signal caller. The last time that Texas Longhorns true freshman quarterback Jerrod Heard was a topic of conversation, head coach Charlie Strong was affirming after the Baylor game that sophomore Tyrone Swoopes would remain the starter moving forward. Since then, Swoopes has turned in two impressive individual performances in the Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma and at home against Iowa State, throwing for 355 yards and three touchdowns and adding 145 yards and two more touchdowns on the ground. Suffice it to say that the sophomore is now entrenched as the...
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Texas’ Boyer named to 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Nate Boyer (37) of the Texas Longhorns prepares to enter the field before a game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Cotton Bowl on October 11, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo: Ronald Martinez/)

UT basketball: Barnes’ extension includes buyout

AUSTIN — Heading into a season many believe could vault Texas men’s basketball program back into the national elite, the Longhorns’ administration expressed its faith in Rick Barnes. But it also made sure he’d have to keep working to earn it. Barnes’ latest two-year contract extension, approved in August by UT’s regents and obtained this […]

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Gary Patterson: TCU’s new offense was ‘bad’ before the season started

TCU head coach Gary Patterson salutes the crowd as he prepares to lead his team onto the field against Samford before an NCAA college football game in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

Texas QB Swoopes defying all expectations

AUSTIN, Texas -- The doubts about Tyrone Swoopes ever since his high school days at tiny Whitewright (Texas) High School weren’t unreasonable.  Swoopes was raw. Special tools. High ceiling. Reaching it would require extensive work and time. What a difference six starts can make. The Texas quarterback’s personal ascent in the past two months has occurred at a pace nobody could’ve predicted. In the process, the Longhorns discovered a quarterback who has defied all expectations.

Baylor loses another offensive lineman for the season

Bayloys Troy Baker (75) and quarterback Seth Russell celebrate a score against Northwestern State in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

McNulty to get second straight start for North Texas at QB

North Texas Mean Green quarterback Andrew McNulty (5) passes the ball against Southern Methodist Mustangs at Apogee Stadium in Denton, TX Sept. 6, 2014. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News)

National analyst: TCU is Big 12′s best shot at College Football Playoff; Baylor needs a lot of help

TCU running back B.J. Catalon (23) breaks through the line of scrimmage as Oklahoma State cornerback Kevin Peterson (1) chases in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. Catalan scored …

National reaction: Swoopes beginning to turn corner, live up to hype

Texas Longhorns quarterback Tyrone Swoopes (18) passes the ball against the Iowa State Cyclones during the first half at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. (Photo: Brendan Maloney/USA TODAY Sports)

Best in Texas breakdown (10/20): TCU flips most of the voters; Houston picks up the pace

TCU is the new No. 1 team in the state, according to the Dallas Morning News college insiders and bloggers (Photos: Staff and wire).

Texas quotable: Swoopes, offense take huge strides in confidence-boosting win, defense needs to be better

Malcolm Brown (28) of the Texas Longhorns rushes for a 1-yard touchdown against the Iowa State Cyclones during the 4th quarter on October 18, 2014 at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, Texas. (Photo: Cooper Neill/)

Five thoughts from Texas’ 48-45 win over Iowa State: Improved special teams and strong second half lead Longhorns to victory

Texas Longhorns quarterback Tyrone Swoopes (18) runs with the ball to score a touchdown against the Iowa State Cyclones during the first half at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. (Photo: Brendan Maloney/USA TODAY)

Gameday Central: UT hosts Iowa State in must-win matchup

At 2-4, the Longhorns need a victory tonight at home against the Cyclones (2-4) to keep their bowl hopes alive. Get updates from the game here.

Stats that matter: Iowa State vs. Texas

Ready for some numbers? It's time for our weekly stat digs, in which we team with ESPN Stats & Information to find the numbers that matter most for the Longhorns and their next opponent. Here are the stats to remember going into Texas' meeting with Iowa State on Saturday night (7 p.m. CT, Longhorn Network). 1. 14 If you're looking for little reasons why Texas is 2-4 and not 4-2, start with the third quarter. Texas' defense has struggled after halftime, no doubt, getting outscored by 35 points and outgained by 331 yards in the third quarter.

Prediction: Bryce Petty outduels Clint Trickett, Baylor wins second straight shootout

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is pictured during the Baylor University Bears vs. the University of Texas Longhorns NCAA football game at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin on Saturday, October 4, 2014. (Louis DeLuca/The Dallas Morning News)

TCU prediction: Horned Frogs due for another shootout with Oklahoma State in town

WACO, TX - OCTOBER 11: Trevone Boykin #2 of the TCU Horned Frogs looks for an open receiver in the first half against the Baylor Bears at McLane Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty …

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