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Highland Park graduate, current Texas student Scottie Scheffler the early leader in the clubhouse at the US Open

Thursday's opening round at the U.S. Open has been very frustrating for a number of golfers who have had to deal with poor play and brutal weather. One golfer that's having a great time: current Texas Longhorn Scottie Scheffler.Scheffler, an amateur and a graduate of Highland Park, was the leader in the clubhouse at the time of the tournament's third weather delay around 4:00 local...
Via SportsDay
13 days ago

Paul Mainieri approached about Texas HC vacancy

LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri is one of the best baseball coaches in the country and now he is receiving interest from the Texas Longhorns. According to The Advocate, Mainieri met with LSU athletic director Joe Alleva and was offered a significant raise to keep him from going to Texas, who saw longtime head coach Augie Garrido resign and take an assistant position with...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Savage, Pat Casey in mix for Texas baseball job

That noise you hear is the sound of me hyperventilating as I breathe through a paper bag worried that John Savage is headed to Texas. Augie Garrido stepped down/was forced out as the head coach at Texas after the baseball team posted its first losing record since 1998. The Longhorns are in the market for a new coach, and they are going big game hunting. A report from 247 Sports’...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Nahlin of insidetexas.com gives insight on O-lineman Jake Raulerson

Eric Nahlin of insidetexas.com was a guest on Recruiting Thursday to talk about former Texas offensive lineman Jake Raulerson's transfer to Arkansas.
Via WholeHogSports
12 days ago

Report: No-for-2 ... another Pac-12 baseball coach turns down chance to replace Garrido at Texas

When the category is turning down chances to replace Augie Garrido as the University of Texas' head baseball coach, the Pac-12 is either 0-for-2, 2-for-2 or no-for-2. It depends on how you look at it.The Austin-American Statesman reported Friday that UCLA head baseball coach John Savage turned down the chance to take over at Texas, just hours after Oregon State's Pat Casey said no...
Via SportsDay
12 days ago

Charlie Strong Reacts To Landing Former Baylor 4-Star WR Commit

Texas just landed its highest-rated recruit for the 2016 recruiting cycle – thanks to Baylor fumbling the ball on the goal line. After failing to send wide receiver Devin Duvernay’s letter of intent paperwork to the Big 12 offices, Baylor had to sit back and watch the four-star recruit, who took it personal, explore other options. And on Wednesday, he found a landing spot ...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas lands five-star Baylor recruit Devin Duvernay

Well, it turns out Charlie Strong’s 2016 recruiting class was even better than anyone of us thought.On Wednesday, Texas got a late present when five-star Devin Duvernay, a blazing fast wideout, committed to UT."(I'm) going to Texas," Duvernay told ESPN. "I just feel like they are coming up, and feel good about Charlie Strong and his staff's plan and they are going to turn this...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Baylor commit Devin Duvernay signs with Texas Longhorns

Following Baylor’s sexual assault scandal, many signed athletes asked to revoke their Letters of Intent, and Devin Duvernay was amongst this group. For most of these said athletes, contacting or visiting any other schools within a certain time frame is prohibited by the NCAA. However due to an error by Baylor in filing Duvernay’s LOI, the wide receiver was free to visit and...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Releases Official Statement On Addition Of New 4-Star WR Devin Duvernay

Texas has struggled early under Charlie Strong, but the Longhorns continue to recruit well, and added a big late piece on Wednesday. Former Baylor commit Devin Duvernay was free to reopen his recruitment when it was discovered that the Bears never properly submitted his National Letter of Intent. The four-star recruit chose Texas, which Strong excitedly responded to on Twitter, without...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong: Texas players showing sense of urgency

Entering his third campaign at Texas, Charlie Strong knows he'll be under the limelight this season. Two seven-loss seasons rest in his shadows. A Sunday season opener against Notre Dame at home looms ahead. Speaking to media Wednesday, Strong spoke to his team's progress."It's a totally different attitude," Strong said. "[Players] understand and know the sense of urgency and what...
Via SportsDay
6 days ago

Report: Longhorns' Isaiah Taylor, Aggies' Danuel House sign with NBA teams after going undrafted

Tap here to view this post on a mobile device.Even though they weren't drafted, it didn't take long for Texas A&M's Danuel House and Texas' Isaiah Taylor long to find NBA teams to sign with. The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania report that House signed with the Washington Wizards and Taylor got a deal with the Houston Rockets.House spent two years at Houston and...
Via SportsDay
5 days ago

Report: Texas has interviewed Dallas Baptist's Dan Heefner for baseball head coaching job

Add Dallas Baptist's Dan Heefner to the long list of names who have been attached to the Longhorns' baseball head coaching vacancy.According to Kirk Bohls and Ryan Autullo of the Austin American-Statesman, Heefner interviewed with Texas athletic director Mike Perrin this week.The talks "went very well," sources told the Statesman.The Statesman reports that no offer was made to Heefner...
Via SportsDay
5 days ago

Reports: 2016 3-Star ATH Donovan Duvernay Signs With Texas

Earlier this week, Texas landed 2016 four-star wide receiver and former Baylor signee Devin Duvernay.  Tonight, head coach Charlie Strong and the Longhorns inked Duvernay’s brother Donovan, a three-star athlete in the class of 2016 who had also signed with Baylor.  2016 athlete @DDuvernay28 (Donovan Duvernay) has committed to #Texas & signed his financial aid agreement with...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Baylor signee JP Urquidez commits to Texas

2016 four-star offensive lineman JP Urquidez was one of the many former Baylor signees to request a release from his National Letter of Intent after the firing of Art Briles. He received that release and he will now be heading to another Big 12 school in the state of Texas. Urquidez took to Twitter on Sunday to announce that he would be committing to play for the Texas Longhorns...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Baylor signee Donovan Duvernay joins brother at Texas

Another day, another former Baylor signee switching his commitment to the Texas Longhorns. After landing Devin Duvernay, his twin brother Donovan Duvernay will be joining the Longhorns to behin his collegiate career this fall. ESPN’s Gerry Hamilton reported that Duvernay had committed to Texas and signed a financial aid agreement with the school late Saturday night. He is third...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Best in Texas: Which college football team has the best stadium?

Texas is home to many great college football stadiums. Few stadiums have more history than Texas' Darrell K Royal Stadium. Kyle Field in College Station is now one of the largest, most renowned stadiums in the sport. Baylor has a state-of-the-art facility right on the Brazos River in Waco and even Houston has a new stadium to show off to recruits.Ranking these stadiums isn't easy...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

Five key recruiting battles that helped shape Texas A&M in 2015

Sometimes, it's really hard to figure out why college football fans care so much about recruiting.When a recruit narrows his options down to a few (or 10 schools and five alternates), just watch their Twitter mentions with 140-character arguments about picking a certain school.Take former Baylor pledge Kellen Mond, for example. Someone made a Twitter account with the sole intention...
Via SportsDay
17 hours ago

Longhorns land yet another ex-Baylor football commit

The Longhorns' 2016 recruiting class -- an impressive one as things stood in February -- has received another boost more than four months removed from National Signing Day.And again, it comes at the expense of Baylor's incoming class.According to a report from Jason Suchomel of Orangebloods.com (Rivals), four-star offensive lineman Patrick Hudson has committed to Texas and submitted...
Via SportsDay
15 hours ago

Texas hires Tulane's David Pierce to fill baseball head coaching vacancy

The search for Texas' next baseball coach finally has come to an end.Tulane's David Pierce has been hired to coach the Longhorns, a source familiar with the process told SportsDay's Chuck Carlton on Wednesday. Pierce accepted the job offer Wednesday morning, per a report from Ryan Autullo and Kirk Bohls of the American-Statesman.Texas' hiring of Pierce, who is in his early 50s, ends...
Via SportsDay
13 hours ago

Four-star OL, ex-Baylor signee Patrick Hudson commits to Texas

Baylor’s loss is the Texas Longhorns’ gain as the team has landed another former signee from their in-state Big 12 rival. It was reported on Wednesday morning that four-star offensive lineman Patrick Hudson had committed to Texas. Rival.com’s Jason Schumel reported the news early Wednesday morning and it is a huge get for the Longhorns. Hudson later took to Twitter and thanked...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carlton: Texas gaining Big 12 supremacy by reaping benefits of Baylor departures

Normally, the college football recruiting landscape settles after national signing day, with the exception of graduate transfers here and there.Of course, nothing has been normal at Baylor since its response to sexual assault convictions and allegations rocked the school and the athletic department.The exodus from what was a Top 20 football recruiting class in February continued...
Via SportsDay
4 hours ago

Photos: Texas Football Unveils New Cleats For 2016 Season

Texas’ football program will be rocking some new cleats this fall.  The Longhorns’ equipment staff tweeted out pictures of two new cleats that will be worn by Charlie Strong’s team.  Here’s the Nike Vapor Speed 2 3/4.  Vapor Speed 2 3/4 #hookem #letsride #believe #nikefootball pic.twitter.com/JaSyGFTbWX — UTexas Equipment (@UTexasEquipment) June 29, 2016 And here...
Via College Spun
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas lands fourth former Baylor recruit in 6-5, 325-pound O-lineman

Texas has added yet another former Baylor signee, blue-chip offensive line prospect Patrick Hudson, to its 2016 signing class. The Longhorns announced the 6-5, 325-pound Hudson's arrival Wednesday and said he is expected to enroll in the university's second summer session in July."We're really excited to have Patrick joining our program," UT head coach Charlie Strong said. "Patrick...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss
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