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Three Texas players named in ASM Sports corruption scandal

The revelations from Yahoo Sports could have potential ramifications for Eric Davis Jr. On Friday morning, Yahoo Sports dropped a bombshell story that added another public layer to the ongoing NCAA corruption scandal and named two former and one current Texas Longhorns players as recipients of impermissible benefits from ASM Sports. The agency is under federal investigation. According...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
38 minutes ago

Texas, Kansas, Iowa State players named in FBI college basketball probe

A new and explosive report from Yahoo! Sports cites federal documents taken from a sports agency reveal potential widespread NCAA violations as part of its college basketball corruption case. Of the many programs and players listed were three Big 12 programs: the Texas Longhorns, Kansas Jayhawks and Iowa State Cyclones. The documents include expense reports and […]
Via Heartland College Sports
40 minutes ago

Texas DT target Lloyd Murray Jr. announces top 10, set decision date

The coveted defensive tackle target is still considering the Longhorns Texas Longhorns defensive tackle target Lloyd Murray Jr. has trimmed his list of options to 10 schools and Texas is still in the mix. Along with the Longhorns, Murray is still considering Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, LSU, Ole Miss, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas A&M. He’ll choose between this bunch on...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
40 minutes ago

Eric Davis Jr., Prince Ibeh, Isaiah Taylor Named in FBI Documents

In the latest twist to the ongoing FBI probe of the AAU basketball scene, Yahoo Sports posted an article with financial documents from former agent Christian Dawkins alleging payments & other forms of financial help to a number of D-I players. The list of player names is long and the financial amounts range from meals to significant financial advances, but two burnt orange names...
Via Barking Carnival
1 hour ago

Two Texas players named in ASM Sports corruption scandal

The revelations from Yahoo Sports could have potential ramifications for Eric Davis Jr. On Friday morning, Yahoo Sports dropped a bombshell story that added another public layer to the ongoing NCAA corruption scandal and named one former and one current Texas Longhorns player as recipients of impermissible benefits from ASM Sports. The agency is under federal investigation. According...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 hour ago

Eric Davis Jr., Prince Ibeh Named in FBI Documents

In the latest twist to the ongoing FBI probe of the AAU basketball scene, Yahoo Sports posted an article with financial documents from former agent Christian Dawkins alleging payments & other forms of financial help to a number of D-I players. The list of player names is long and the financial amounts range from meals to significant financial advances, but two burnt orange names...
Via Barking Carnival
1 hour ago

4-star LSU RB commit Tyrion Davis picks up Texas offer

The Longhorns extended an offer to the longtime LSU pledge on Thursday. Another high-level running back prospect now holds a Texas offer. On Thursday, the Longhorns became the latest to extend a scholarship invitation to Baton Rouge (La.) Southern University Lab School running back Tyrion Davis. A four-star prospect currently pledged to LSU, Davis has seen several offers roll...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
22 hours ago

WATCH: Texas vs Baylor Mini Movie

An action packed game between two rivals separated by 100 miles, the Texas Longhorns and Baylor Bears squared off for round 2 of "The Battle of I-35" Take a look back at an in-depth look at the game.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas offers 3-star 2019 ATH Makiya Tongue

The OLB/WR has received five offers in the past three days. Tom Herman and Texas Longhorns football are looking past the Lone Star State for top talent in the 2019 class. Louisiana athlete Makiya Tongue is the latest 2019 target to receive an offer from the ‘Horns. The Baton Rouge native is listed as a OLB/WR on 247 Sports, and is most commonly listed as an athlete. The three...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
23 hours ago

Baylor WR commit Jaylen Ellis ‘loved every second’ of Texas visit

Texas checks some of the biggest boxes on Jaylen Ellis’ wish list. A small army of prospects flocked to the Forty Acres over the weekend for the Texas Longhorns Junior Day, traveling from various parts of the state and the nation. Three-star Baylor wide receiver pledge Jaylen Ellis was among the bunch, making the short trek from Round Rock Cedar Ridge. “Great! Loved every second...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

2018 Big 12s: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

By Morgan Priestley on SwimSwam 2018 BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, February 21 – Saturday, February 24 Texas Swimming Center, Austin, TX (Central Time Zone) Defending Champion: Texas men (21x) & Texas women (5x) (results) Live results NCAA Qualifying Live Video Championship Central The first full day of the 2018 Big 12 Championships is underway in Austin, Texas.  The Longhorns...
Via SwimSwam
1 day ago

Texas baseball defeats Lamar 7-2, improves to 3-1 on the season

Timely hitting, Lamar defensive errors, and great pitching from the bullpen propel Texas to a convincing win Texas took care of business tonight with a 7-2 victory over the visiting Lamar Cardinals. The Horns got off to shaky start in the top half of the first inning. Freshman Nico O’Donnell’s feel for the strike zone was as cold as the temperature outside at first pitch, as he...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Clanking From the Corner: Kansas State 58, Texas 48

I think most of us who watch Big 12 basketball regularly had a basic idea how this game would be played; both the Texas Longhorns and Kansas State Wildcats place a high priority on defense, both Shaka Smart and Bruce Weber are known as quality defensive tacticians who are regularly able to take away the thing their opponent does best. When you combine this with two teams who aren...
Via Barking Carnival
1 day ago

Texas’ NCAA Tournament hopes take another hit with 58-48 loss to Kansas State

With minimal margin for error, Texas struggled to score en route to a double-digit road loss against Kansas State. For a Texas Longhorns team fighting for its NCAA Tournament life, Wednesday night’s showdown with the Kansas State Wildcats was quite simply a must-win. With such stakes at hand, the Longhorns offense was largely absent from start to finish, especially down the stretch...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Baylor hires former Texas DT Frank Okam as DL coach

The former All-American is back in Central Texas, but he’s wearing the wrong colors. The coaching career of former Texas Longhorns defensive tackle Frank Okam is on the rise after the Baylor Bears announced on Wednesday that the former Rice Owls defensive line coach now holds the same position in Waco. “Frank is a living embodiment of everything the young men in our program should...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Texas to host 5-star DT Faatui Tuitele during spring

The ‘Horns will soon have a chance to impress the nation’s second-ranked defensive tackle. At some point in the next several months, the Texas Longhorns will receive a visit from Honolulu (Hawai’i) St. Louis defensive tackle Faatui Tuitele: Though Tuitele hasn’t announced it yet on his Twitter page, there are also multiple reports that he now holds an offer from the Longhorns, which...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Texas baseball hosts Lamar University in first midweek game of the season

Freshman Nico O’Donnell makes his Longhorn debut as the Longhorns get back to the field at 7:30 PM p.m. CT on Longhorn Network. The lights are on, the weather is cool, and Texas Longhorns fans gather at the Disch to watch the ‘Horns take on either a satellite school or college from a town you think you’ve been through, but aren’t really sure. That’s right — midweek baseball is...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Texas misses the cut for state’s top LB, Marcel Brooks

The consensus four-star prospect is headed to the SEC despite Junior Day visit to Texas over the weekend. Getting Flower Mound Marcus linebacker Marcel Brooks on campus last weekend wasn’t enough to keep the Texas Longhorns in the mix with the state’s top linebacker as Brooks released his top two schools on Wednesday: As indicated, those schools are Alabama and LSU, with a decision...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

The Longhorn Republic celebrates a season sweep of Oklahoma

Gerald and Kyle break down how Texas salvaged a down week, and look at who the Longhorns brought in for Junior Day. In this week’s Longhorn Republic, Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter let the mood dip briefly talking about the Texas Basketball loss to the Baylor Bears (2:28), before quickly rebounding as they celebrate a season sweep of the Oklahoma Sooners (6:50). Giving credit...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Texas offers rising AZ TE Brayden Liebrock

Derek Warehime continues to send out new offers. The pursuit for tight ends in the 2019 recruiting class took the Texas Longhorns to Arizona on Tuesday with an offer from Chandler Hamilton’s Brayden Liebrock: The 6’5, 220-pounder isn’t ranked yet, but now holds 10 offers, including Arizona, Arizona State, Cal, Colorado, Iowa State, Notre Dame, and Ohio State. As a junior, who had...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Texas looks for a critical road win at Kansas State

The game tips off at 8 p.m. CST, and airs on ESPNU. After picking up an important road victory over the weekend in Norman, the Texas Longhorns are looking for another one. Standing in the way are the Kansas State Wildcats (19-8; 8-6), a team trying to put the finishing touches on a strong Big 12 season. A quick look at the Wildcats I guess people are surprised by the performance...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Texas DE Charles Omenihu says he was ‘on the fence’ about returning in 2018

Before Malik Jefferson became the Tim Tebow of the 2015 Texas Longhorns recruiting class, it was Charles Omenihu who was doing the recruiting. The Rowlett product was rising quickly when former head coach Charlie Strong secured a pledge from him in late February of 2014. About a month later, another Metroplex product, Rockwall-Heath safety DeShon Elliott, joined the fledgling class...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Texas misses final cut for 4-star WR Arjei Henderson

The ‘Horns were originally set to receive an official visit this spring. Fort Bend Travis wide receiver Arjei Henderson has his list of final schools and the Texas Longhorns are no longer in contention: Back in January, Henderson announced his plans to take five official visits this spring, including to Texas, TCU, and Ole Miss, but it now appears that those three schools will not...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Texas announces time for the Orange-White game

Get ready for a full day of Longhorns sports. Fans will get a preview look at the 2018 version of Texas Longhorns football on April 21 at 6:30 p.m. CT when the ‘Horns take the field at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium for the annual Orange-White game, the school announced on Tuesday. The program is billing it as an “Under the Lights” event and, indeed, holding the game in...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Freshman of the Week: Texas' Mohamed Bamba edges out Arizona's Deandre Ayton

If Marvin Bagley III wasn't hurt, he'd have a shot to jump ahead of Trae Young in our freshman rankings
Via CBSSports.com
3 days ago
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