4:15 PM EST, Mon December 05, 2022
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Texas offers former Wake Forest CB Gavin Holmes

Texas offers former Wake Forest CB Gavin Holmes

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The offer to the Louisiana product marks the first public portal offer from the Longhorns. With the transfer window opening on Monday, the Texas Longhorns extended an offer to Wake Forest Demon Deacons rising junior cornerback Gavin Holmes. Blessed to receive an offer from the University of Texas #Hookem pic.twitter.com/m5ffoLoUei— Gavin Holmes (@GAVINH0LMES) December 5, 2022 The 5’11, 175-pounder is the first public portal offer from the Longhorns in this transfer window and a sign that secondary coach Terry Joseph has identified...
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Texas WR Troy Omeire enters NCAA transfer portal

Texas WR Troy Omeire enters NCAA transfer portal

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via One of the team’s most promising wide receivers in 2020 preseason camp suffered two ACL injuries. With the Texas Longhorns coaching staff holding post-regular season meetings with individual players this week, redshirt sophomore wide receiver Troy Omeire tweeted last Tuesday that he’s “looking for a new school.” looking for a new school— t o (@troyomeire) November 29, 2022 With the transfer window opening on Monday, Omeire officially entered the portal. After announcing his intentions last week, Texas WR Troy...
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Portal Madness: Tracking Texas players and targets in the NCAA transfer portal

Portal Madness: Tracking Texas players and targets in the NCAA transfer portal

Austin American-Statesman-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services, LLC Your one-stop shop for all things Longhorns and the portal. It’s here — Monday, Dec. 5 marks the opening day of the post-regular season NCAA transfer portal window when players can officially enter their names. The window will stay open for the next 45 days as Texas Longhorns players put their names in the portal and targets emerge as head coach Steve Sarkisian and his staff start to assemble the 2023 roster for the Longhorns. This storystream will serve as an easy way to keep track of all...
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Longhorns Daily News: Big 12 commissioner: New contract is ‘validation of where this conference is going’

Longhorns Daily News: Big 12 commissioner: New contract is ‘validation of where this conference is going’

Photo by Edward Diller/ Plus: Texas finishes at No. 20 in latest CFP rankings The Big 12 Conference is changing. Over the past two years, the programs that typically win the conference title – essentially just the Oklahoma Sooners – haven’t. Instead, the likes of the Baylor Bears and, as of this past weekend, the Kansas State Wildcats have taken home the title. It’s a sign of what’s to come as the Sooners and the Texas Longhorns gear up for their big move to the SEC as soon as 2024, but more likely the year after, in 2025. New commissioner Brett Yormark...
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No. 20 Texas vs. No. 12 Washington: First look at the Huskies

No. 20 Texas vs. No. 12 Washington: First look at the Huskies

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports The Huskies boast a high-powered offense led by quarterback Michael Penix Jr. and a defense that struggles in pass coverage. Call it the Sark Bowl. After turning around the Washington Huskies a decade ago, Texas Longhorns head coach Steve Sarkisian will lead the No. 20 Longhorns against the No. 12 Huskies in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The sixth bowl game for Sarkisian and the 58th all-time bowl appearance for Texas comes as Sarkisian tries to match his career high in wins at nine, achieved in 2014 when he was...
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Pre-Portal Madness: The final stretch of the 2023 recruiting cycle

Pre-Portal Madness: The final stretch of the 2023 recruiting cycle

Photo by Adam Davis/Icon Sportswire via Taking the pulse on recruiting prior to the opening of the Transfer portal window. Today is the last of the calm before the storm. Come tomorrow the window for the NCAA’s Transfer Portal officially opens and that means schools will legally be able to reach out to players who have already declared their intentions to seek out a new destination. Up until now, unless you were a FCS player or a graduate transfer you could simply only state your intentions on getting into the portal, but your name wouldn’t officially be in there...
Dec 4, 2022
No. 20 Texas headed to the Alamo Bowl to face No. 12 Washington

No. 20 Texas headed to the Alamo Bowl to face No. 12 Washington

Mikala Compton/American-Statesman / USA TODAY NETWORK For the third time in four years, the Horns are headed to the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio. The college football bowl season is upon us and after failing to reach the postseason in Steve Sarkisian’s first season on the Forty Acres, the No. 20 Texas Longhorns (8-4) are once again headed to the Alamo Bowl to square off with the No. 12 Washington Huskies (10-2). Texas’ Alamo Bowl appearance comes as the reward of a three-game improvement in 2022 that saw the Horns’ finish the regular season at 8-4 and ranked in...
Dec 4, 2022
How to watch the Texas bowl destination

How to watch the Texas bowl destination

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports The Longhorns are going bowling for the first time in two years and are projected to play the Huskies in San Antonio. The No. 20 Texas Longhorns will find out their bowl destination on Sunday following an 8-4 season that ended last month with a 38-27 win over the Baylor Bears. The day starts with the CFP Selection Show at 11 a.m. Central on ESPN and continues with the final College Football Playoff Rankings and then bowl selections later in the day. With No. 4 TCU projected to land in the playoffs despite Saturday’s loss to No. 10 Kansas...
Dec 3, 2022
Survey Results: MVP’s, Newcomer of the Year, and Favorite Moment

Survey Results: MVP’s, Newcomer of the Year, and Favorite Moment

Photo by Tim Warner/ Congrats to Bijan Robinson! This means that you are legally obligated to come back for your senior season Well, you can probably guess what the answers are to this week's DraftKings and SB Nation Reacts survey. The end of the regular season means it’s time to give out fake awards, or in this case, it’s time for y’all to give them out! Offensive MVP, Defensive MVP, Newcomer of the Year, and Favorite Moment were on the line and all four were runaway decisions. I don’t think I need to add anything here. Bijan Robinson will finish...
Dec 2, 2022
4-star DB Javien Toviano sets commitment date

4-star DB Javien Toviano sets commitment date

Nick Harris, 247Sports A decision is coming soon for one of the nation’s best defensive backs. Four-star Arlington Martin defensive back Javien Toviano announced on Friday that he has five finalists for his recruitment and he has officially set a date for his commitment. Toviano will announce his decision on Dec. 15th and he will decide between Georgia, LSU, Michigan, Texas, and Texas A&M. BREAKING: Elite DB Javien Toviano is down to 5️⃣ Schools!The 6’1 185 DB from Arlington, TX will announce his college decision on December 15th.One of the highest-ranked...
Dec 2, 2022
Texas LB Devin Richardson enters NCAA transfer portal

Texas LB Devin Richardson enters NCAA transfer portal

Austin American-Statesman-USA TODAY NETWORK The New Mexico State transfer played sparingly over the last two seasons. Texas Longhorns senior linebacker Devin Richardson will enter the NCAA transfer portal as a graduate transfer, according to Horns247 and confirmed by On3. A Klein product who was lightly recruited in the 2018 class, Richardson landed at New Mexico State over New Mexico, Southern, and Utah before redshirting as a freshman and then moving into the starting lineup in 2019, starting 10 games and tying for third on the team in total tackles with 69, in...
Dec 2, 2022
Longhorns Daily News: Florida Atlantic hires former Texas HC Tom Herman to lead program

Longhorns Daily News: Florida Atlantic hires former Texas HC Tom Herman to lead program

Photo by Tim Warner/ Plus: Texas volleyball heads to the Second Round Former Texas Longhorns head coach Tom Herman is back in the game. Following the same career-rebuilding path as Ole Miss Rebels head coach Lane Kiffin, Herman accepted the head coaching job with the Florida Atlantic Owls yesterday. Welcome to Paradise, Tom Herman! : https://t.co/0CnGGHP6TV pic.twitter.com/SxgyDG9mtC— FAU Football (@FAUFootball) December 1, 2022 WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: It’s quite possible that No. 2 Texas is simply ranked...
Dec 2, 2022
Longhorn commits in the playoffs, Dec. 2-3

Longhorn commits in the playoffs, Dec. 2-3

2023 OL commit Andre Cojoe and his 2nd-ranked Mansfield Timberview team will play top-ranked Longview in a 5A Division I regional final tonight. | @andrecojoe The fourth round of the Texas playoffs will feature two games where UT commits will be on opposite sidelines. Last week, a total of 18 Texas Longhorn commits celebrated Thanksgiving knowing that they still had at least one game left to play in the 2022 high school football season. One week later, that number is down to 11. Two out-of-state commits concluded their high school careers last weekend with state...
Dec 2, 2022
Roundtable: Texas Football Superlatives

Roundtable: Texas Football Superlatives

Photo by Tim Warner/ Favorite moment, coach of the year, and more! Year 2 of the Steve Sarkisian era has nearly wrapped up with just the bowl game remaining. Texas improved in nearly every major statistical category with “wins” being the most important jump, from 5 to 8, possibly 9. Was this season a resounding “success” for Sark and the Horns? Daniel Seahorn (@DanielSeahorn) - After things got sideways in year one I would definitely call this season a success with the growth the program showed as a whole. The quarterback production lowered the ceiling a bit...
Dec 1, 2022
Quick thoughts from No. 2 Texas’ 72-67 win over No. 7 Creighton

Quick thoughts from No. 2 Texas’ 72-67 win over No. 7 Creighton

Mikala Compton/American-Statesman / USA TODAY NETWORK The Longhorns continue to look like one of the nation’s elite groups in Chris Beard’s second season. For the second time this season, the Texas Longhorns hosted one of the nation’s top teams, and for the second time, Chris Beard’s team came out on top, 72-67. Here are a few quick thoughts from the action. That was a pretty damn good game. It started like a heavyweight fight with both teams swinging in an up-tempo matchup, and you could just tell we were in for a good one. You could argue Texas should have...