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Sep 29 2015 09:21 AM - HornSports Staff
"There were a lot of things that did happen in the game. Overall I was pleased with the way the guys worked." After the flurry of outcry regarding perceived egregious penalties being called against the Texas Longhorns in the Texas vs. Oklahoma State game on Saturday, the Big 12 Conference reviewed film and prov...
Sep 28 2015 04:02 PM - HornSports Staff
University of Texas junior right tackle Kent Perkins left the Oklahoma State game in the second half on Saturday with a knee injury. The Texas offensive line was thin enough prior to Perkins' injury but the struggles of the unit were further accentuated after his departure. Marcus Hutchins and Tristan Nickelson play...
Sep 28 2015 02:07 PM - HornSports Staff
The Texas vs. Oklahoma Red River Showdown game will kickoff at 11:00 am on October 10th at the Cotton Bowl, as announced by the Big 12 Conference on Monday.The game will be televised on ABC and broadcast nationally.Last year the Sooners took the Golden Hat back to Norman after defeating the Longhorns 31-26. ...
Sep 27 2015 12:18 PM - Aaron Carrara
Texas defensive players hadn't scored two touchdowns in the same game since Curtis Brown and Earl Thomas did it on Halloween night in 2009. Almost six years later, the Longhorns did it again. To the same team.Defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway scooped up Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph's fumble and rumbled i...
Sep 24 2015 08:53 AM - Aaron Carrara
Bruce Feldman interviews Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy days before the Longhorns and Cowboys will meet on the field. Among other things, Feldman asks Gundy if the recent Texas struggles of the Longhorns coupled with Oklahoma State's success has helped his recruiting efforts.WATCH:
Sep 23 2015 08:54 PM - Aaron Carrara
Pro Football Focus
Sep 22 2015 08:09 PM - Aaron Carrara
University of Texas defensive backs Coach Chris Vaughn has a hobby that doesn't involve coaching top-level defensive backs. Vaughn's talent involves pencil, paper and imagination. Impressive stuff. Video courtesy of Longhorn Network
Sep 22 2015 08:23 AM - Aaron Carrara
University of Texas head coach Charlie Strong says the team is responsible for the 42-41 loss to Cal last Saturday night, not one player. "We can't put it on his shoulders. It never should have gotten to that point. If we take care of our business on offense, defense, that would have never happened." Strong sa...
Sep 21 2015 10:23 PM - HornSports Staff
Aldine MacArthur High School (Houston, TX) defensive end and Texas Longhorns recruiting target Isaiah Chambers will announce his college choice on Friday. — Twitter API (@twitterapi) !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(...
Sep 21 2015 04:04 PM - Aaron Carrara
The gritty performance by the Longhorns against Cal on Saturday didn't come without a price.  Several Texas players sustained injuries in the game, including redshirt freshman linebacker Edwin Freeman, sophmore safety Jason Hall and true freshman running back Chris Warren.  Hall and Freeman both susta...
Sep 21 2015 10:01 AM - Aaron Carrara
Texas vs. TCU   The Big 12 Conference announced the game time for the Texas-TCU matchup on October 3. The Horned Frogs will host the Longhorns at 11:00 a.m. at Amon Carter Stadium in Fort Worth. The game will be televised on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.   Texas lost to the Horned Frogs at home last year in Austin,...
Sep 21 2015 08:36 AM - Aaron Carrara
Texas Longhorns quarterback Jerrod Heard had 527 yards of offense against the Golden Bears, setting a school record for total offense in a game.  Heard's play set the tempo for a productive night offensively - something the Longhorns haven't had in quite some time.   Notable Numbers:It's been 27 games sinc...
Sep 19 2015 11:44 PM - Aaron Carrara
Photo: USA Today Sports Images Despite the narrow loss to Cal on Saturday evening, Texas redshirt freshman quarterback Jerrod Heard played his way into the Texas football record books.  Heard broke the single game record for offense, held by Vince Young, with his 527 yards of total offense.  Young's 5...
Sep 18 2015 09:57 PM - Aaron Carrara
Photo: USA Basketball   Class of 2016 forward Joyner Holmes (Cedar Hill, TX) has committed to play basketball at the University of Texas.  Holmes, who is the second-ranked player in the country for her class, made the announcement via twitter on Friday. — Twitter API (@twitterapi) !function(d,s,id)...
Sep 18 2015 09:03 PM - Aaron Carrara
California head football coach Sonny Dykes talks Texas in his weekly press conference in Berkeley
Sep 17 2015 08:09 PM - HornSports Staff
Former University of Texas golfer and current PGA superstar Jordan Spieth notched the second hole-in-one of his PGA career on Thursday at the BMW Championship at Conway Farms (Lake Forest, Illinois). Spieth didn't think he had enough on the swing initially. He launched a 7-iron from the par-3 second hole and watche...
Sep 16 2015 02:48 PM - Aaron Carrara
University of Texas President Gregory Fenves formally introduced Mike Perrin as interim Athletic Director on Wednesday. Perrin, who lettered with the Longhorn Football Team in the late 1960's under Darrell Royal, replaces Steve Patterson who served as AD for 22 months before resigning on Tuesday.
Sep 16 2015 12:41 PM - Aaron Carrara
AUSTIN, Texas – Thanks to his 85-yard punt return for a touchdown in Texas’ win over Rice on Saturday, punt returner Daje Johnson has been named Big 12 Conference Special Teams Player of the Week. Johnson tallied 119 yards on punt returns with returns of three and 31 yards to go with his 85-yarder for an average of...
Sep 15 2015 08:17 PM - Aaron Carrara
Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson resigned on Tuesday, September 15th. Here's a look back at the last 22 months of his tenure at The University of Texas.
Sep 15 2015 06:19 PM - Aaron Carrara
Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson has resigned from his post, less than two years after being hired for the position by former University of Texas President Bill Powers. The announcement was made official by the university on Tuesday evening, but Patterson's exit was was reported early Tuesday morning by Brian...
Sep 13 2015 03:34 PM - Aaron Carrara
View highlights from the Texas vs. Rice game below. Video compliments of TexasSports.com.
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Sep 10 2015 01:46 PM - HornSports Staff
Photo: Justin Ford - USA Today Sports Article by Will Baizer, HornSports Staff Writer UPDATE - 09/10/2015, 11:00 pm Subsequent to HornSports publishing the story below, we have learned that the University of Texas Athletics Department has, in fact, comped Rice University 300 tickets for use this weekend (band). R...
Sep 08 2015 10:11 AM - Aaron Carrara
The Texas Longhorns inked a top-10 recruiting class on National Signing Day last February and a fair chunk of those players saw playing time on Saturday against Notre Dame in the 38-3 loss in South Bend. — Twitter API (@twitterapi) !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.l...
Sep 07 2015 09:08 PM - Aaron Carrara
Westside High School (Houston, TX) defensive tackle Jordan Elliott decommitted from the University of Houston on Monday evening. Elliott, who holds an offer from the University of Texas, made news of his decommitment known via twitter. — Twitter API (@twitterapi) !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByT...
Sep 07 2015 08:18 PM - HornSports Staff
"We're going to make that decision at the end of the week." The first question University of Texas head coach Charlie Strong was asked today at his regular Monday availability had to do with which quarterback he would start against the Rice Owls on Saturday. After a dismal performance from starter Tyrone Swoopes a...