1:31 AM EDT, Tue September 22, 2020
8 hours ago
Cross country season to be a sprint and not a marathon for Texas this fall

Cross country season to be a sprint and not a marathon for Texas this fall

Texas will run its cross country teams only twice this fall, the school announced this week. UT released its 2020 cross country schedule on Monday, but only two dates were highlighted. The Longhorns will compete at the Arturo Barrios Invitational in College Station on Oct. 17. The Big 12 championships are to be held in […]
8 hours ago
An extra tight end? A walk-on or a grad transfer? Texas has options if Smith can’t go in the slot

An extra tight end? A walk-on or a grad transfer? Texas has options if Smith can’t go in the slot

Texas receiver Jordan Whittington won’t make any appearances in the slot against Texas Tech on Saturday, but Jake Smith might. Texas coach Tom Herman told reporters on Monday that Whittington’s recent knee surgery was successful. Herman had previously said a “small tear of his lateral meniscus” would sideline the redshirt freshman for up to a […]
10 hours ago
Tom Herman on Texas Tech QB Alan Bowman: ‘We’re going to have our work cut out for us’

Tom Herman on Texas Tech QB Alan Bowman: ‘We’re going to have our work cut out for us’

It took three years, but Alan Bowman will finally get to introduce himself to Texas’ defense this weekend. Bowman will likely be Texas Tech’s starting quarterback when the Red Raiders host UT on Saturday afternoon. This is Bowman’s third year at Texas Tech. He, however, has never faced the Longhorns. Bowman missed the 2018 meeting […]
11 hours ago
Tom Herman: No need to mess with Texas’ plan to dole out running back touches

Tom Herman: No need to mess with Texas’ plan to dole out running back touches

Texas, which was off last week and moved up to No. 8 in this week’s AP Top 25 poll, opens Big 12 play Saturday at Texas Tech. Head coach Tom Herman just met with reporters on Zoom. Highlights: Injuries: Texas may be without its top two slot receivers. Jordan Whittington (torn miniscus) had surgery last […]
12 hours ago
Time for Texas’ tussle with TCU still TBA

Time for Texas’ tussle with TCU still TBA

For Texas and TCU, a date and place has been set for their annual meeting on the football field. The Longhorns and Horned Frogs are still searching for a time, though. The Big 12 announced on Monday that Texas and TCU will kickoff at either 11 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 3. If TCU […]
18 hours ago
Longhorn Confidential: Monday, Sept. 21

Longhorn Confidential: Monday, Sept. 21

Happy Monday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (9/21/1957) Differences in the trenches for UT’s defensive line. Ex-Longhorns who shined in the NFL on Sunday. And finally, some Texas trivia. Who holds the Longhorns’ single-game passing record against Texas Tech? TODAY’S HEADLINES Texas’ defensive tackles believe alignment […]
Sep 19, 2020
Texas adds four-star cornerback Jaylon Guilbeau to 2022 recruiting class

Texas adds four-star cornerback Jaylon Guilbeau to 2022 recruiting class

Four-star cornerback Jaylon Guilbeau became Texas’ third commitment in the 2022 recruiting class on Saturday afternoon when the Port Arthur Memorial standout chose the Longhorns over 15 other offers, including LSU, Georgia and Notre Dame. Guilbeau was a first-team all-district selection as a sophomore. He also runs the 400- and 800-meters for the track team.  […]
Sep 18, 2020
Texas will remain stateside as Maui Invitational moved to North Carolina in late November

Texas will remain stateside as Maui Invitational moved to North Carolina in late November

Put away your hula skirts and leis. Texas is still playing in the Maui Invitational this season, but it’ll be far, far from Ka’anapali Beach. Tournament organizers announced Friday the eight-team men’s basketball tournament is being moved to Asheville, N.C., this season because of the coronavirus. The Longhorns are still expected to play three Power […]
Sep 18, 2020
Longhorn Confidential: Friday, Sept. 18

Longhorn Confidential: Friday, Sept. 18

Happy Friday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (9/18/1977) Texas WR Joshua Moore talks about his return. What does a socially-distanced press box look like? And finally, some Texas trivia. How many Longhorns have rushed for 200 yards against Texas A&M? TODAY’S HEADLINES Eyes on Texas: Joshua […]
Sep 17, 2020
On Second Thought Ep. 192: Texas enters bye week, Big Ten returns; John McClain on Texans

On Second Thought Ep. 192: Texas enters bye week, Big Ten returns; John McClain on Texans

How will the Texas Longhorns come out of the bye week and next week as far as dealing with the challenges that come with maintaining their great handling of the coronavirus thus far? Who stood out in the 59-3 season-opening win over UTEP? Why did the Big Ten and Pac-12 change course and decide to […]
Sep 17, 2020
Longhorn Confidential: The recruits that got away?

Longhorn Confidential: The recruits that got away?

No, the Longhorn can’t sign every recruit from the state of Texas. But in today’s Longhorn Confidential, the American-Statesman’s Danny Davis and Mike Craven discuss the top football players from the Lone State State who will sign with Texas’ Big 12 rivals. LBJ safety Andrew Mukuba also updates us on his recruitment. The Dotted Line: […]
Sep 16, 2020
Longhorn Confidential: Wednesday, Sept. 16

Longhorn Confidential: Wednesday, Sept. 16

Happy Wednesday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (9/16/2006 and 9/16/1978) Tom Herman and Sam Ehlinger talk about Kai Money. News and notes. And finally, some Texas trivia. Both Dylan Haines and Marcus Griffin joined the Longhorns as walk-ons. Which had the longer touchdown off an interception […]
Sep 15, 2020
Longhorn Confidential: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Longhorn Confidential: Tuesday, Sept. 15

Happy Tuesday, Texas fans. On today’s Longhorn Confidential daily podcast: On this date in Texas history (9/15/2012) Tom Herman meets the media during UT’s bye week. Texas QB Sam Ehlinger wins an award. And finally, some Texas trivia. At the quarterback position, the Longhorns’ depth chart features Sam Ehlinger, Casey Thompson, Hudson Card and Ja’Quinden […]
Sep 14, 2020
Herman: 2020 debut still possible for Texas freshman quarterback Ja’Quinden Jackson

Herman: 2020 debut still possible for Texas freshman quarterback Ja’Quinden Jackson

During a press conference on Monday, Texas coach Tom Herman said he’d like to get freshman quarterback Ja’Quinden Jackson into a game “at some point” this season. Only two dual-threat quarterbacks in the 2020 recruiting class were ranked higher than Jackson, who was a four-star signee for Texas. During both his junior and senior years […]
Sep 14, 2020
After opening his 2020 season with passing yards aplenty, Texas’ Sam Ehlinger honored by the Big 12

After opening his 2020 season with passing yards aplenty, Texas’ Sam Ehlinger honored by the Big 12

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger may have been “disappointed” with how he played in the Longhorns’ first game of the season, but the Big 12 was not. Ehlinger was named the Big 12’s offensive player of the week on Monday. The conference also honored Texas Tech linebacker Krishon Merriweather (defense), Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler (newcomer) and […]