Texas Guard Isaiah Taylor Has Hired An Agent, Leaving For NBA

Texas guard Isaiah Taylor is off to the NBA.  The Longhorns’ junior announced today that he has hired an agent, making him ineligible to return to Texas for his senior season.  The 6-foot-1, 170-pound guard averaged 15 points and five assists this past season.  Texas guard Isaiah Taylor announces he has hired an agent, making him ineligible to return for the 2016-17 season...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Freshman QB Buechele impressive in Longhorns' spring scrimmage

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Freshman quarterback Shane Buechele will be giving Texas coach Charlie Strong a lot to think about for the 2016 season.Buechele's performance Saturday was the highlight as the Longhorns wrapped spring practice with their annual scrimmage, an effort that will set fans buzzing about who should start in the season opener against Notre Dame on Sept. 4.Buechele passed...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Quarterback Kai Locksley Angrily Tweets About Lack Of Playing Time In Spring Game

Rain caused Texas to cancel the second half of today’s spring game, and unfortunately for redshirt freshman quarterback Kai Locksley, it means that he did not get to play. Senior Tyrone Swoopes and true freshman Shane Buechele split time in the first half, with Buechele looking particularly impressive. Locksley was set to get time in the second half, and after the game, fired off...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Praises True Freshman Quarterback Shane Buechele After Impressive Spring Game

The Texas Longhorns may very well start a true freshman at quarterback this season, especially if today’s spring game was indicative of the race at that position. Shane Buechele, a former four-star player out of Arlington, took more snaps than senior Tyrone Swoopes, and definitely made the most of his opportunities. @SBN_Wescott final snap count pic.twitter.com/cFxXs6AHs1 —...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Buechele makes strong case for Texas starting job

Freshman Shane Buechele made a strong case for the Texas Longhorns’ starting quarterback job with his performance in Saturday’s spring game. Buechele went 22 of 41 for 299 yards and two touchdowns in the game. Program veteran Tyrone Swoopes was just 4 of 16 for 71 yards and two interceptions. After the spring game, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong spoke positively about Buechele...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M AD open to reviving rivalry with Texas

New Texas A&M AD Scott Woodward has expressed his openness about renewing the Aggies’ rivalry with their former Big 12 rival Texas Longhorns, something that could turn the heads of fans of both teams. “We have to really assess what is our best path to winning the (Southeastern Conference) West,” Woodward said, according to Jennifer Fierro of The Daily Trib. “I don...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Touching video shows Special Olympics athletes visiting Texas football practice

While it's easy for fans to focus strictly on the win-loss record of their favorite teams, what we all sometimes forget is that sports serve a larger purpose than just entertainment. In both college and the pros, the local players are often some of the most prominent members of the community.  We learned that again on Thursday when the University of Texas released a video that was...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Mays named SMU women's coach after time at Texas

DALLAS (AP) Former NBA player and Texas Longhorns standout Travis Mays has been named SMU's women's basketball coach. SMU will introduce Mays during a news conference Friday. Mays spent the past four seasons as associate head coach for the Texas women. The 47-year-old Mays replaces Rhonda Rompola, who retired after being part of 35 of the program's 40 seasons, the last 25 as...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Young sued by woman over 2014 assault

Former Texas Longhorns and NFL quarterback Vince Young is being sued by a woman who claims that the former first-round pick physically assaulted her while he was intoxicated at one point in 2014. News of the lawsuit was broke by TMZ. The woman, Tiffany Cayo, alleges in the suit that she and Young were on their way home from an NCAA Tournament road trip and were riding in the same...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant not a fan of Final Four gloating from teammates

Kevin Durant has two teammates whose alma maters are in the Final Four. Their gloating deeply annoys him. Randy Foye of Villanova and Dion Waiters of Syracuse share a locker room with Durant, and apparently they won’t shut up about the fact that their schools are in the Final Four. KD isn't a fan of having teammates college's in the #FinalFour. He also doesn't lose sleep about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Says Injury To QB Jerrod Heard’s Shoulder Is “Not Serious”

Breathe easy, Texas fans. Your quarterback is going to be fine.  The Longhorns said this morning that the injury to sophomore quarterback Jerrod Heard’s shoulder is “not serious.” Heard injured his shoulder in practice on Tuesday. The injury is believed to be a shoulder strain.  There is no specific timetable for his return to the practice field, though.  UT says QB Jerrod...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas high schooler recorded an astonishing number of consecutive outs via strikeout

On Monday, Dallas Jesuit High School pitcher (and outfielder) Kyle Muller struck out the first 18 batters he faced in a 21-punchout performance, but it's what he did earlier that makes the feat even more incredible.SportsDay reports that in Muller's previous start on March 18, he pitched five innings and recorded all 15 outs on strikeouts. In his start before that, he finished with...
Via Fox Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Schooling, Licon push Texas to record 12th national title

ATLANTA (AP) Joseph Schooling won the 200-yard butterfly and Will Licon took the 200 breastroke in record-setting performances, helping Texas run away with its second straight NCAA swimming and diving title., Coach Eddie Reese, in his 38th year at Texas, passed Ohio State's Mike Peppe with 12 national titles, the most in NCAA history. The Longhorns are tied with Michigan for the...
Via Associated Press
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Longhorns come from behind to beat UCLA in Sweet 16

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Texas' goal all season has been to make it to a regional final.Mission accomplished.Imani Boyette scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the second-seeded Longhorns to a come-from-behind 72-64 win over UCLA on Saturday in the Sweet 16.Brooke McCarty added 15 points for Texas (31-4), which will play for the first time since 2003 in a game that could...
Via Associated Press
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Haas, Schooling help Texas keep pace for 12th national title

ATLANTA (AP) Townley Haas set a U.S. record in the 200-yard freestyle and Singapore's Joseph Schooling broke a national mark in the 100 butterfly Friday to help Texas build on its commanding lead in the NCAA swimming and diving championships. The Longhorns, going for their second straight national title and 12th overall, had 366 points - 95 ahead of California. Florida was third...
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas releases highlight video from pre-spring workouts

It’s almost time for spring football. Of course, players and coaching staffs have already begun their preparations for the upcoming season and the Texas Longhorns are celebrating the hard work they have already put in. Following the completion of a workout on Thursday night, the final pre-spring workout for the Longhorns, Texas released a highlight video showing what the team has...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

New Texas coach Anthony Johnson wants to make program ‘Running Back U’

The Texas Longhorns recently hired program alum and former running back Anthony Johnson as an assistant coach, and he already has lofty goals for his tenure. According to a tweet from Ryan Autullo of The Austin American Statesman, Johnson wants Texas to become “Running Back U” again. New RB coach Anthony Johnson wants to launch a movement to rebrand Texas #RBU. "Don’t forget...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Strong's role in divorce case to be used against Texas?

How much Charlie Strong had to do with the divorce of two former Louisville boosters, Jonathan and Tracy Blue, remains to be seen. But it’s clear that schools recruiting against Texas will use his potential involvement against him. I text w 3 recruiting directors & 1 HC last night about Charlie’s situation. All said this would be used against UT https://t.co/sloAAu3h5R...
Via Sportsnaut
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong releases statement about Louisville divorce case

Reports surfaced Sunday morning that Texas head football coach Charlie Strong had been subpoenaed in the divorce case of a University of Louisville Board of Trustees member, raising a number of questions.  Sunday evening, the university released a statement from Strong to put some of those questions to rest. The Dallas Morning News’ Chuck Carlton was kind enough to share the...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong involved in Louisville booster’s divorce case

University of Louisville trustee member Jonathan Blue is going through a divorce, and the former head coach of the Cardinals football team has found himself involved with the proceedings. WDRB reports that Blue’s attorney, Ann Oldfather, has asked a judge to compel Charlie Strong to testify in Blue’s divorce case with wife Tracy Blue. Blue’s lawyer has labeled Strong a ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas DL coach Brick Haley turns down A&M, staying with Longhorns

To say that the Texas Longhorns have had a tough time keeping assistant coaches around this offseason would be an understatement. They have either relieved the coaches of their duties or they just left to take another job elsewhere. It looks like they won’t be losing their defensive line coach after there were reports Brick Haley would be leaving for rival Texas A&M. Chip Brown...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Alcohol accounts for more than half of Longhorns' concession sales

Alcohol at college football stadiums is something that’s actually relatively new. Maryland just started selling the suds at games this season (lord knows the fans needed it), and so did Kansas State and West Virginia. Results have been mixed depending on the team, but there’s an interesting number out of the first season down of booze sales down in Austin. Texas sold $1.8...
Via The Comeback
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Mack Brown: Texas helped by 'Jerry Springer Show’ in 2005

Had it not been for “The Jerry Springer Show,” Vince Young and the Texas Longhorns may not have beaten USC to be crowned national champions in 2005. In a recent interview for CBS Sports’ oral history of the 2005 BCS National Championship Game, former Texas coach Mack Brown spoke about his lack of experience at the time on that big of a stage. The night before the game, Brown...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Armed Forces Bowl: Jared Goff declares his readiness for the NFL

The California Golden Bears didn’t get everything they wanted this season, but they did make a bowl game, marking a modest but real step forward for the program. The man at the heart of this improvement project in Berkeley was Jared Goff. He dazzled in September, especially when he rang up 45 points on a Charlie Strong- and Vance Bedford-coached Texas defense in the belly of the...
Via The Student Section
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas center Cameron Ridley suffers fractured foot, out indefinitely

    Senior center Cameron Ridley of the Texas Longhorns suffered a fractured left foot over the weekend and is out indefinitely, the school announced on Monday per Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Texas big man Cameron Ridley is out indefinitely with a fractured left foot, per release. Huge Big 12 news. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) December 28, 2015   The 22-year-old...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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