Ex-Longhorn Michael Cantu opts for professional career over transfer to Tarleton State

Instead of a Tarleton State Texan, Michael Cantu has decided to become a professional. Undrafted in June’s MLB amateur draft, Cantu has signed a contract with the San Diego Padres. Cantu was set to transfer to Tarleton State after three seasons at Texas, but the 6-3, 240-pound … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Longhorns aim to be the Golden State Warriors of volleyball

Texas opens its volleyball season next week with matches against Florida and Oregon, the No. 12- and No. 18-ranked teams in the AVCA’s preseason poll. First, though, the top-ranked Longhorns have to battle themselves. On Saturday, Texas will host an intra-squad scrimmage at Gregory Gym. The scrimmage, which begins at … Read More

Chiaka Ogbogu returns as top-ranked Texas eyes elusive NCAA championship

At the end of the collegiate volleyball season last December, Chiaka Ogbogu got on her phone. Texas had just lost to Stanford in the NCAA championship match, a defeat that sent UT into a second straight off-season as the national runner-up. Watching the match — albeit miles … Read More

Texas on top: Longhorns to open the volleyball season as nation’s No. 1 team

A silver medalist in each of the past two seasons, Texas finds itself alone in front as it begins this fall’s search for gold. On Wednesday, Texas was ranked first in the AVCA’s preseason volleyball poll. Texas received 25 of the poll’s 64 first-place votes, and the Longhorns’ 1547 points … Read More

Texas set to travel to Mexico during 2018 softball season

Since it threw out its first pitch in 1997, UT has left Texas for softball games in California, Hawaii and 14 additional states. Next up: Mexico. Texas will head to Mexico in February for the 2018 Puerto Vallarta College Challenge, the school announced on Thursday. During the second week of … Read More

Once again, Texas leads off Big 12’s preseason volleyball poll

In the eyes of the Big 12, Texas will open this volleyball season in a familiar place. The Big 12 announced on Thursday that Texas was the No. 1 team in its preseason volleyball poll. This marked the seventh straight season that UT has topped the conference’s preseason poll. Texas … Read More

Texas parts way with Michael Cantu as catcher transfers to Tarleton State

Texas can erase another name off its baseball team’s roster. UT confirmed on Thursday that junior Michael Cantu has left its baseball program. D1Baseball.com reported that Cantu will spend his senior year at Tarleton State, a Division II school in Stephenville. Used primarily behind the plate, Cantu started 120 times … Read More

Big 12’s preseason volleyball team features a Texas quartet

In local news that will shock nobody, some of the Big 12’s best volleyball players play at Texas. On Wednesday, Texas sophomore Micaya White joined outside hitters Ebony Nwanebu and Chiaka Ogbogu on the Big 12’s preseason volleyball team. Lexi Sun also earned the preseason label of the Big 12’s top … Read More

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Eyeing multiple trips to College Station and Louisville, Texas reveals its cross country schedule

On Sept. 1, Texas’ Longhorns will be off and running. UT announced on Tuesday that its men and women will open the 2017 cross country season in College Station at the Aggie Opener. Last year, the Texas men placed 30th in their eighth straight trip to the NCAA Championships. Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 33 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 33 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 33? Sophomore DB Trevor Carr, a walk-on who did not play last season. A few … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 34 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 34 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Can’t wait that long? Tomorrow, the Longhorns will hold their first practice of the season. Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 35 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 35 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 35? Junior LB Edwin Freeman, who is coming off a 49-tackle season. Since Dylan Haines … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 36 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 36 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 36? Freshman linebacker Demarco Boyd, a Gilmer native who redshirted in 2016, and walk-on receiver … Read More

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Texas lifts strength and conditioning assistant coach from Cal

The weight room at Texas just got a little more crowded. On Thursday, Adam Potts announced that he had been hired as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Texas. Potts will be one of five assistant coaches working for Yancy McKnight, who runs the football program’s strength and conditioning … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 37 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 37 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Read more: If Texas succeeds, punter Michael Dickson may need to … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 38 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 38 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 38? Senior K Mitchell Becker. Last year, Becker averaged 63.0 yards per kickoff and he … Read More

Naashon Hughes — one of Mack Brown’s last ties to Texas — comes full circle

Over the past three seasons, Naashon Hughes has started 26 games. Only safety Jason Hall, with 28, has more. Hughes has appeared in 37 games and, having signed with Texas in 2013, is one of only two remaining players on the roster that was in Mack Brown’s final Longhorns signing … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 39 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 39 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 39? Deep snapper Michael David Poujol and linebacker Edward Pequeno. Neither player, however, has played … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 40 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 40 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 40? LB Naashon Hughes, who has logged 109 tackles and 26 starts in this career. Read More

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Texas fields two commitments as weekend comes to a close

Two baseball players have decided to make UFCU Disch-Falk Field their future home. On Sunday, Texas added Lance Ford and Chase Roberts to its 2018 recruiting class. Ford hails from Kerrville Tivy High. UT expanded its recruiting radar with Roberts since he is an outfielder and left-handed pitcher from South … Read More