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Texas Amateur golfer Cole Hammer, Spieth off to slow start at U.S. Open Championship

Texas Amateur golfer Cole Hammer, Spieth off to slow start at U.S. Open Championship

Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports Both golfers sit outside the cutline heading into Round 2 The 120th U.S. Open Championship began today at the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., with both Longhorns looking to make up ground tomorrow. Jordan Spieth (+3) began the day bogey-double bogey after 3-putting on the 1st hole and then managing to get his tee-shot stuck in a tree on the 2nd hole. Jordan Spieth's drive somehow ended up wedged in a tree.VIDEO @ https://t.co/0ZQbOlsm00 pic.twitter.com/q8oheRcOZL— BarDown (@BarDown) September 17, 2020 Naturally, Spieth responded...
16 hours ago
Longhorns in the NFL - Week 1: Malcolm Brown shines and four rookies make their debut

Longhorns in the NFL - Week 1: Malcolm Brown shines and four rookies make their debut

Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/ The first week of the 2020 season saw 25 Longhorns on NFL rosters The NFL returned to action over the weekend and a lot of former Longhorns saw action. Four rookies made their debut while Malcolm Brown had taken over the reins in Los Angeles. Here’s a look at how the Texas Exes performed in Week 1... Malcolm Brown, RB — Los Angeles Rams Todd who? Malcolm Brown has been patiently waiting as a backup for the Rams since signing with the then St. Louis Rams in 2015. It all paid off for him Sunday night against the Cowboys when Brown got the starting nod and...
16 hours ago
Around the Horn: Big 12 Power Rankings Week 1

Around the Horn: Big 12 Power Rankings Week 1

AP Photo / Chuck Burton Was a 59-3 drubbing of UTEP enough to put the Longhorns atop the conference? Though it looked, sounded, and felt much different than in years past, college football season is finally here. With altered schedules and postponements galore, (most of) the Big 12 and participating NCAA teams kicked off their seasons this past weekend. And even though this nation is still dealing with a global pandemic, the Big 12 Conference proved some things would never change — like embarrassing yourself on national television. As the first game of the day, once-ranked Iowa State...
21 hours ago
Bevo’s Daily Roundup: ESPN updates Texas’ Big 12 schedule win probabilities

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: ESPN updates Texas’ Big 12 schedule win probabilities

Photo by David K Purdy/ Plus: RIP former Texas QB, Texas Tech AD T. Jones The Texas Longhorns had a big win over the UTEP Miners last weekend. Now, ESPN’s Football Power Index reflects that. Texas now has a 10.2 percent chance of going undefeated this season, per ESPN. The Longhorns also have a 51.9 percent chance of winning their first Big 12 conference title of the Tom Herman era. Prior to the win over UTEP, the title likelihood sat at 39.5 percent. WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS Austin American-Statesman: Big 12 power poll: Texas looked awesome, but enough to...
21 hours ago
The Longhorn Republic unpacks storylines for the rest of the season

The Longhorn Republic unpacks storylines for the rest of the season

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports Now that Texas has finally taken the field, we know what we want to watch as the season progresses. Texas Longhorns head coach Tom Herman says you get a better picture of what your team is after getting on the field against a team in different-colored jerseys. After a massive win over the UTEP Miners, we think we have a better picture of what Texas can and should look like moving forward. What are the storylines we want to keep an eye on that could determine Texas’ outcomes for the 2020 season? Connect with the show on Twitter and Facebook. Intro and...
21 hours ago
NCAA Division I Council approves Nov. 25 college basketball tipoff date

NCAA Division I Council approves Nov. 25 college basketball tipoff date

Photo by Nick Tre. Smith/Icon Sportswire via On Wednesday, the NCAA Division I Council approved a Nov. 25 tipoff date for Division I men’s and women’s basketball programs. Full practices can begin as soon as Oct. 14. That means Texas Longhorns basketball is happening this year, albeit at a later date. The NCAA’s decision to move the start date is based off their intention to begin the season when at least three-quarters of Division I programs are wrapping up fall semesters online, meaning most campuses will be less populated, decreasing the likelihood of COVID-19 spreading. For...
Sep 16, 2020
WATCH: Texas S Caden Sterns narrates mini-documentary on student-athletes activism

WATCH: Texas S Caden Sterns narrates mini-documentary on student-athletes activism

Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Texas Longhorns safety Caden Sterns has earned a reputation for his activism. That’s why Sterns received the honor of narrating the Longhorn Network’s mini-documentary feature on student-athletes’ anti-policy brutality activism over the summer. It’s called Seeds of Change. Check it out for yourself.
Sep 16, 2020
Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Big Ten football scheduled to kickoff in late October

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Big Ten football scheduled to kickoff in late October

Photo by Joe Robbins/ Plus: The legend of Kai Money begins Big Ten football is happening this year. It’s actually happening, ESPN reports. From ESPN: “The Big Ten will kick off its football season the weekend of Oct. 24 after the league’s presidents and chancellors unanimously voted to resume competition, citing daily testing capabilities and a stronger confidence in the latest medical information, the conference announced Wednesday morning. Each team will attempt to play eight games in eight weeks, leaving no wiggle room during the coronavirus pandemic before the Big Ten...
Sep 16, 2020
DeMarvion Overshown hoping to emulate Isaiah Simmons at LB

DeMarvion Overshown hoping to emulate Isaiah Simmons at LB

Austin American-Statesman-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services, LLC The former safety got off to a strong start on Saturday in his first full game at linebacker, showing off the attributes that could unlock an NFL future at the position. AUSTIN, Texas — If the most effective leadership in college football is player leadership, the most effective position changes are player-led position changes. So it was for Texas Longhorns junior DeMarvion Overshown, who flashed with four tackles, including two tackles for loss, against the UTEP Miners on Saturday in his debut as the starter...
Sep 16, 2020
Joshua Moore takes advantage of return from year-long suspension

Joshua Moore takes advantage of return from year-long suspension

Austin American-Statesman-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services, LLC Tears of pain turned to tears of joy as the redshirt sophomore’s return to the field on Saturday marked the completion of a long and difficult redemption journey. AUSTIN, Texas — Saturday marked 714 days since Joshua Moore last took the field for the Texas Longhorns and 435 days since Moore was arrested in downtown Austin for carrying a loaded gun without a license, prompting a season-long suspension that kept Moore off the field in 2019. Moore only needed one play to spectacularly mark his return to Darrell...
Sep 15, 2020
Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Big Ten football announcement is reportedly imminent

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Big Ten football announcement is reportedly imminent

Photo by Justin Casterline/ Plus: Sam Ehlinger named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week Nebraska Cornhuskers president Ted Carter was caught on a hot mic during a news conference yesterday, KETV Omaha reports. In a one-on-one conversation with National Strategic Research Initiative director Bob Hinson, Carter said the Big Ten will announce their plan to resume fall college football sometime later today or tonight. “We’re getting ready to announce the Huskers and Big Ten football tonight,” Carter reportedly said. WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS Austin...
Sep 15, 2020
The Longhorn Republic tries not to overreact to UTEP

The Longhorn Republic tries not to overreact to UTEP

Scott Wachter-USA TODAY Sports Texas came out and took care of business against the Miners, getting a big win to open the season. The Texas Longhorns took the field Saturday and turned in the most-successful debut under Tom Herman. Both team and individual highs were set, giving teams and players alike a look at what Mike Yurcich brings to the table at Texas. Sam Ehlinger set several personal-bests and ten different receivers brought in catches, while Texas shared the wealth on the ground. What did we see from the team that we liked and what are we curious about as the team moves...
Sep 15, 2020
Investment in walk-on program paying off for Texas

Investment in walk-on program paying off for Texas

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via The walk-on program produced a starter, a touchdown, and six tackles for the Longhorns on Saturday against the Miners. While the Texas Longhorns program has done a strong job of filling roster holes with late additions like graduate transfers or junior college prospects since head coach Tom Herman arrived on the Forty Acres, scholarship players haven’t been able to fill every need. Fortunately for the Longhorns, Herman also started emphasizing the need to build a strong walk-on program. On Saturday against UTEP, former walk-on Cort Jaquess...
Sep 15, 2020
Texas offers 2022 5-star WR Kevin Coleman

Texas offers 2022 5-star WR Kevin Coleman

247Sports Texas enters sweepstakes for one of the top receivers in the 2022 class. Texas has extended offer to 2022 Saint Louis (MO) St. Mary’s five star wide receiver Kevin Coleman. Coleman is the 4th ranked wide receiver prospect in the country according to 247Sports’ composite rankings and is the 20th overall ranked recruit nationally. Blessed to receive an offer from The University of Texas @CoachTomHerman @CoachDreColeman @AllenTrieu #HookEm pic.twitter.com/pHK3ivP3v1— Kevin Lamar Coleman Jr (@KevinLamarCole1) September 15, 2020 The offer from the Longhorns gives...
Sep 14, 2020
Texas Tech football reports 75 positive coronavirus cases since June

Texas Tech football reports 75 positive coronavirus cases since June

Photo by John E. Moore III/ The Red Raiders have six active cases and were missing about a dozen players last Saturday. When the Texas Tech Red Raiders narrowly managed to escape an upset at the hands of the Houston Baptist Huskies on Saturday in Lubbock, the game was surely made closer by the absence of around a dozen players from the lineup, including graduate transfer linebacker Collin Schooler. Since returning to campus in June, the team has dealt with significant coronavirus outbreaks — the school reported on Monday that 75 of the 123 players on the active roster have tested...