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Moving back into the national spotlight, Texas returns to AP Top 25 poll at No. 18

Moving back into the national spotlight, Texas returns to AP Top 25 poll at No. 18

After back-to-back wins over ranked opponents, Texas returned to the Associated Press Top 25 poll this week at No. 18. It’s the Longhorns’ highest AP ranking since September 2016. Texas started this season ranked 23rd in the AP Top 25 preseason poll but dropped out after a season-opening loss to Maryland. The Longhorns (3-1, 1-0 […]
Sep 20, 2018
Ready for Red River Showdown? Texas-Oklahoma kickoff time set for Oct. 6

Ready for Red River Showdown? Texas-Oklahoma kickoff time set for Oct. 6

Texas and Oklahoma fans will get their fried food fix early this year. The annual Red River Showdown in Dallas will kickoff at 11 a.m. on Oct. 6. Historically, the game is scheduled for either 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. every year. School officials are on both sides of the Red River are not in […]
Sep 18, 2018
Whys of Texas: The big USC win means nothing if the Longhorns cannot continue upward

Whys of Texas: The big USC win means nothing if the Longhorns cannot continue upward

Granted, it’s early in the season. We’ve only reached the quarter pole in this 12-game marathon. But this week presents yet another pivotal moment for the Longhorns in their quest to become relevant again. Texas (2-1, 0-0 Big 12) is coming off a huge, momentum-building 37-14 win over USC. The Horns did it in front […]
Sep 17, 2018
LISTEN: With Longhorn Confidential’s phones all in airplane mode, is Texas ready for takeoff?

LISTEN: With Longhorn Confidential’s phones all in airplane mode, is Texas ready for takeoff?

The Hookem.com crew examines what was said during Texas coach Tom Herman’s Monday press conference and whether the Longhorns can build upon their big win over the USC Trojans.
Sep 17, 2018
LISTEN: Texas coach Tom Herman looks ahead to matchup with No. 17 TCU

LISTEN: Texas coach Tom Herman looks ahead to matchup with No. 17 TCU

Texas coach Tom Herman reviewed the critical goal-line stand against USC, addressed key injuries and looked ahead to the matchup with No. 17 TCU during his Monday press conference.
Sep 12, 2018
Texas lineman Patrick Hudson released from hospital after heat-related illness

Texas lineman Patrick Hudson released from hospital after heat-related illness

Texas offensive lineman Patrick Hudson has been released from the hospital and will return to classes on Thursday, according to athletic trainer Anthony Pass. However, Hudson’s football future is still uncertain. Hudson suffered a heat-related illness on Sept. 5 during practice at Frank Denius Fields. Athletic trainers tried to get his body temperature back down […]
Sep 12, 2018

Texas men land commitment from four-star guard Donovan Williams

Texas men’s coach Shaka Smart picked up the first commitment of the 2019 signing class on Wednesday when four-star guard Donovan Williams announced he would become a Longhorn. Williams, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard from Missouri City, visited the Horns over the weekend and was scheduled to visit Texas A&M this weekend. “I am thankful for […]
Sep 11, 2018
The Whys of Texas: Longhorns are trying to block out the tweets, distractions from 1-1 start

The Whys of Texas: Longhorns are trying to block out the tweets, distractions from 1-1 start

Texas coach Tom Herman said he deleted “that Twitter deal” off his cell phone when the season began. The last activity on his official account was Aug. 28. Deleting Twitter, something that former coach Charlie Strong once said contributes to the “downfall of society,” may be the best move Herman’s made so far this season. […]
Sep 10, 2018
LISTEN: Longhorn Confidential tackles Tom Herman’s attitude and Jimbo Fisher’s big win?

LISTEN: Longhorn Confidential tackles Tom Herman’s attitude and Jimbo Fisher’s big win?

Austin American-Statesman writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Danny Davis and Brian Davis discuss whether Texas coach Tom Herman is arrogant and whether fans would be OK with it if he was 14-1 instead of 8-7. Also, Kirk discusses his trip to College Station last Saturday and whether Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher lost to No. […]
Sep 10, 2018
Listen: Texas coach Tom Herman previews the upcoming matchup vs. USC

Listen: Texas coach Tom Herman previews the upcoming matchup vs. USC

Texas coach Tom Herman gave injury updates on several players, including running back Keaontay Ingram, and discussed what type of Longhorns team will show up on Saturday against the USC Trojans.  
Sep 5, 2018
Texas men open Big 12 play on Jan. 2 at Kansas State

Texas men open Big 12 play on Jan. 2 at Kansas State

The Texas men’s basketball team will play three of its first five Big 12 games on the road in January including a stop at Kanas on Jan. 14, according to the scheduled released on Wednesday. Coach Shaka Smart’s club opens league play at Kansas State on Jan. 2 and will then return to Austin for […]
Sep 4, 2018
The Whys of Texas: Longhorns fans keeping calm in wake of season-opening loss? Nah.

The Whys of Texas: Longhorns fans keeping calm in wake of season-opening loss? Nah.

The Longhorns wanted to win so badly, they just tried too hard in the season-opening loss to the Maryland Terrapins. At least, that was coach Tom Herman’s explanation on Monday about what happened in the 34-29 decision at FedEx Field. “Although the outcome is similar to last year’s opener, this one feels much different,” Herman […]
Sep 3, 2018
LISTEN: Longhorn Confidential tackles the issue whether Texas should change QBs

LISTEN: Longhorn Confidential tackles the issue whether Texas should change QBs

Texas is now 0-1 for the second straight year, and American-Statesman writers Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden, Brian Davis and Danny Davis know the fan base is angry. There were plenty of unhappy faces in the airport coming home on Sunday. In this week’s Longhorn Confidential, we examine whether Texas coach Tom Herman should stick with […]
Sep 3, 2018
LISTEN: Texas coach Tom Herman sticking with QB Sam Ehlinger, looks ahead to Tulsa

LISTEN: Texas coach Tom Herman sticking with QB Sam Ehlinger, looks ahead to Tulsa

Texas coach Tom Herman said that he’s sticking with quarterback Sam Ehlinger and had a direct message for fans during his Monday news conference at Bellmont Hall.
Sep 1, 2018
WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Texas vs. Maryland

WATCH: Longhorn Minute: Texas vs. Maryland

American-Statesman writers Brian Davis and Danny Davis examine Texas’ season opening loss to Maryland.

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