Mo Bamba laughs off question about returning for sophomore season

Mo Bamba brushed off a question about returning for his sophomore season with laughter.Bamba arrived at Texas as a highly-touted recruit as has not disappointed during his first year on campus. The 19-year-old big man has averaged 13 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 3.8 blocks per game this season on the way to All-Big 12 honors.While Bamba has enjoyed a successful freshman season, the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas offered fast-rising WDE/OLB Rian Davis on Monday

The Lone Star State native is one of the hottest recruits in Florida. On Monday evening, the Texas Longhorns extended an offer to Apopka (Fla.) Wekiva weak-side defensive end/outside linebacker Rian Davis: In 2016, the 6’3, 225-pounder was playing inside linebacker at Clear Lake in Houston before making the move to Florida. The fact that Davis is from the state and more familiar...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
13 days ago

Former Texas players stand out at the 2018 NFL Combine

The results weren’t all ideal, but the Longhorns in Indianapolis largely helped their draft stock. For the first time in a number of years, the Texas Longhorns sent a sizable contingent of six former players to the 2018 NFL Combine in Indianapolis, which wrapped up on Monday. Here’s how each of those players performed. Running back Chris Warren III Of all the former Longhorns...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
13 days ago

Report: Texas will host 5-star OT Kenyon Green this weekend

Herb Hand is doing work getting key offensive line targets on campus. The parade of important visits to the 40 Acres will continue this weekend, as Humble Atascosita offensive tackle Kenyon Green will visit the Texas Longhorns, according to Horns247. The news of Green’s planned trip to Austin comes days after co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Herb Hand was able to make...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
13 days ago

Texas offered fast-rising LB David Gbenda on Sunday

The Houston-area product was on campus over the weekend. For the second time in a matter of weeks, Katy Cinco Ranch linebacker David Gbenda made his way to Austin for an unofficial visit. This time, the trip produced an offer from the Texas Longhorns, Gbenda revealed on Sunday evening: The 6’0, 212-pounder is one of the hottest commodities around the state, in part because the in...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
14 days ago

Texas’ Mo Bamba Still Uncertain for Big 12 Tournament

Depending on which bracketologist you ask, the Texas Longhorns are either in or out of the NCAA Tournament. So heading into the Big 12 Tournament, the Longhorns definitely need to beat the Iowa State Cyclones in their opening game to feel okay about their chances heading into Selection Sunday. Ideally, the Longhorns could snag two […]
Via Heartland College Sports
14 days ago

Texas makes Top 2 for 4-star S Kenyatta Watson II

The ‘Horns are a finalist for the high-level safety prospect out of Georgia. Texas is a now finalist for yet another high-level talent. On Monday, four-star Loganville (Ga.) Grayson safety Kenyatta Watson II announced his top two and the Longhorns are still a factor, along with Notre Dame. “I felt like the coaches were very genuine,” Watson told Burnt Orange Nation of why Texas...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
14 days ago

WATCH: Texas vs West Virginia Recap

Junior forward Jordan Hosey sat down with senior Brooke McCarty and sophomore Joyner Holmes after the Longhorns defeated West Virginia to move on to the Big 12 Championship final.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Elite Lake Travis WR Garrett Wilson includes Texas in Top 8

The local Lake Travis star named Texas as one of his finalists on Sunday evening. One of the Texas Longhorns’ top targets is one step closer to a decision. On Sunday evening, local Lake Travis wide receiver Garrett Wilson trimmed his list of schools to eight finalists and Texas remains firmly in the mix. Along with the Longhorns, Wilson named Nebraska, TCU, Ohio State, Oklahoma...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
15 days ago

Justin Tillman and Johnny Williams’ winding journey at VCU nearing its end

It’s unusual for collegiate basketball players to play for two coaches during their short four-year playing careers. Johnny Williams and Justin Tillman played for three. Tillman and Williams arrived on campus in Richmond, Virginia to a much different landscape as freshman four years ago. There were a part of the greatest recruiting class in VCU history and were seen as key players...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

4-star CB Marcus Banks names Texas in Top 9

Texas is still in the mix with one of its top 2019 targets. Elite Houston Dekaney cornerback Marcus Banks has trimmed some of the fat in his recruitment. On Sunday, Banks announced his top nine schools, and the Texas Longhorns survived the cut, along with Stanford, Texas A&M, Florida, LSU, Baylor, Notre Dame, Georgia and Alabama. Banks holds 19 total offers and his cut left...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
15 days ago

Texas can’t cash in on opportunities, gets outplayed by Northwestern 6-2 in game one

Texas had many opportunities tonight but couldn’t formulate any runs from their bats as they fall to Northwestern 6-2 in game 1.   Tonight, the ‘Horns faced off against Northwestern freshman pitcher Quinn Lavelle. So far this season, he has posted a record of 1-1 with an ERA of 3.72 on nine plus innings of work. He comes to into Austin leading the team in innings pitched and having...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
16 days ago

Texas set to host key targets for weekend visits

Elite Conroe Oak Ridge OT Tyler Johnson headlines the Longhorns weekend visitor list. Once again, some key Texas Longhorns targets will spend their weekend touring the Forty Acres. With recruiting rivals in Oklahoma and Texas A&M off to hot starts this cycle, featuring pledges from major Texas targets, each opportunity to get high-level talent on campus is critical for Tom...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
17 days ago

Interview: Former Texas Longhorns QB David Ash on concussions, the media and Texas’ struggles

It was a great discussion with former Texas Longhorns David Ash about his struggles to reboot his football career and how his concussion history has affected his comeback. We also dig deeper into why the Texas Longhorns have struggled for nearly a decade and what his relationship is like with the current quarterbacks at Texas. […]
Via Heartland College Sports
19 days ago

Andrew Jones released from hospital, will receive outpatient treatment for leukemia

Back in January, Texas Longhorns sophomore guard Andrew Jones was diagnosed with leukemia. On Monday, he and his family got some great news, as he was released from the hospital to begin outpatient treatment to continue addressing the cancer. This is more good news on top of a recent statement released by his family.“We do want everyone to know that in the last two weeks, Andrew...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas coaches to wear Kevin Durant gear while recruiting

University of Texas football coaches will soon be sporting Kevin Durant-branded Nike gear when they hit the road for recruiting trips.Durant may have only spent one season at Texas, but his impact continues to be felt around campus. In the past, Durant has hooked up the men’s basketball team with versions of his signature sneakers in colorways that match Longhorns’ uniforms. Now...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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