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Legacy Texas S Dylan Haines excelling in Charlie Strong's meritocracy

Welcome to the first true defensive fairy tale story of the new head coach's regime in Austin. It probably won't be the last. It was a tremendous risk, jumping that route -- to try for an interception and miss is a cardinal sin for any defensive back. But Texas Longhorns safety Dylan Haines knew exactly what the Iowa State Cyclones were running because he had seen it plenty of times on film, so he broke on the football just as Cyclones quarterback Sam Richardson released it into the flat, pulling it in before racing towards the sideline, then cutting it back inside and finishing the 74-yard...
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Texas DC Vance Bedford wants scared opposing WRs between the hashes

Can other Texas safeties step up to provide the physicality of freshman Jason Hall? Not only is Texas Longhorns defensive coordinator Vance Bedford about as old school as a coach can get, he's also a fantastic interview, as he's proven virtually every week since the season began. This Wednesday, he...

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Athletic director Rick Hart says SMU has not talked with Mack Brown

With speculation swirling around former Texas coach Mack Brown, SMU athletic director Rick Hart said via Twitter on Friday that “no one associated with our search has contacted him or his representatives.” Sources told the News that SMU had floated …

Texas picks up commitment from four-star shooting guard Kerwin Roach

Texas coach Rick Barnes holds up the Hook em Horns sign after an NCAA college basketball game against Baylor, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Austin, Texas. Texas won 74-69. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Report: SMU courting Mack Brown with eight-year, $32 milllion deal

Taking a cue from its Larry Brown-led basketball program, SMU is reportedly looking to see what another Brown can do for its football program. According to The Dallas Morning News’ Bill Nichols, SMU officials have already had preliminary discussions with Mack Brown on an eight-year deal that would pay the former UT coach $4 million […]

Art Briles trying to maintain Baylor’s mental state after loss to West Virginia

Baylor Bears head coach Art Briles watches from the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

UT basketball notes: Longhorns going big

AUSTIN — Still giddy after finally assembling a roster deep enough to allow for significant substitutions, Texas men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes couldn’t resist the urge to experiment last week. During one of the 10th-ranked Longhorns’ preseason practices, he sent point guard Isaiah Taylor onto the floor with four big men — 6-foot- 8 Jonathan […]

Texas prediction: Physical, experienced Kansas State squad outlasts Longhorns in Manhattan

Texas Longhorns running back Johnathan Gray (32) rushes past Kansas State Wildcats linebacker Blake Slaughter (53) on his way for a touchdown during the third quarter of a football game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. (Photo: Jim Cowsert/USA TODAY …

Big 12 Week 9 predictions

Why Kansas State will win: In case you haven't noticed, the Wildcats have been playing good football all season. It took three missed field goals and a pair of untimely turnovers for Auburn to escape Manhattan last month. Behind QB Tyrone Swoopes, the Longhorns have been getting better. And they should be able to hang tough, as they did against Baylor and Oklahoma. But they ultimately won't be able to run the ball well enough or contain dual-threat QB Jake Waters enough to also escape with a win.

Report: Texas’ Joe Wickline, Oklahoma State engage in lawsuit over play calling duties

Texas offensive line coach Joe Wickline comes onto the field before a game between Texas and BYU in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. (Photo: AP/Michael Thomas)

Five things Texas fans need to know about No. 11 Kansas State

Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Jake Waters (15) scores a touchdown during the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. (Photo: Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports)

UT’s Wickline suing former school

AUSTIN — Texas assistant football coach Joe Wickline has answered a lawsuit from his former employer with one of his own. At issue in both is the question of if he’s calling the Longhorns’ plays. The Austin American-Statesman reported Wednesday that Oklahoma State is suing Wickline for a buyout of almost $600,000, and that Wickline […]

Is TCU QB Trevone Boykin a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate? He’s closer than you might think

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) throws to an open teammate during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma at Amon G. Carter Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

UT AD Steve Patterson’s stipend comments misconstrued

AUSTIN — Texas athletic director Steve Patterson found himself a the center of an Internet frenzy Wednesday when word began to spread that he’d said the Longhorns were about to start paying their student-athletes stipends of $10,000 each. The only catch was that’s not what he said. According to Texas spokesman Nick Voinis, Patterson was […]

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/)

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)

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