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The latest Longhorn news and notes from the Austin American-Statesman.

Nation’s top-ranked 2019 safety Brian Williams names Texas in top 6

Brian Williams, the nation’s top-ranked 2019 safety prospect, announced his top six on Sunday afternoon and the Texas Longhorns survived the cut, along with Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Nebraska, Arkansas and Stanford. pic.twitter.com/z9SOmaKfF6 — Brian Williams (@BWi11_) September 24, 2017 A 5-star talent out … Read More

As Big 12 play begins, which way is 1-2 Texas headed under Tom Herman?

First came a stunning season-opening loss to Maryland. That was followed by a 56-point blowout over overmatched San Jose State. Then Texas played inspiring, double-overtime football against No. 4 USC but still came up short. At 1-2, do these Longhorns have a firm grasp on where this season is headed? “I … Read More

Texas staff stays busy on recruiting trail during open week

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Forty will publish M-F at 10 a.m. to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail.  Texas … Read More

Going pro? Connor Williams still top OL prospect according to Todd McShay

Texas left tackle Connor Williams tore his meniscus and sprained his MCL and PCL during the game against USC, injuries that will require surgery. That has a lot of people wondering: First, will he return this season? That hasn’t been answered yet. Next, how does this affect … Read More

Columnists talk USC aftermath; Tom Herman takes flight for Friday night lights

Good morning and welcome to Breakfast with Bevo, your morning stop for Texas Longhorns news and notes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Texas football, recruiting, basketball and more. On Second Thought: Episode 72 Statesman columnists Kirk … Read More

WATCH: Tom Herman arrives in helicopter to watch recruit

If Thursday night was any indication, Tom Herman knows how to make quite the impression on recruits. The Texas head coach flew in on a helicopter to watch 4-star cornerback and Texas commit Jalen Green of Houston Heights. Tom Herman arrives at Delmar Stadium to … Read More

Texas pours $4.5 million into Erwin Center, Cooley Pavilion upgrades

Former Texas men’s Athletic Director Steve Patterson didn’t want to spend any money on upgrades to the Erwin Center or Cooley Pavilion. He knew both will be bulldozed in the coming years, so why spend the money? A new basketball stadium and practice facility are still years away, so the … Read More

Sam Ehlinger named on PFF’s top 10 list of highest graded freshmen

Sam Ehlinger turned heads on a national scale with his gutty performance against USC. It turns out he was fairly efficient, too. According to PFF College Football, Ehlinger is one of the top graded freshmen in the nation. Heading into Week 4 – here’s a … Read More

Texas football valued at more than $1 billion, according to Wall Street Journal

Texas football isn’t quite where it once was, but still remains as one of the most valuable college football programs in the country, according to the Wall Street Journal. Longhorns football is valued at $1,243,124,000, according to a study conducted by Ryan Brewer, an associate professor of finance at … Read More

Texas football valued at more than $1 billion by Wall Street Journal

Texas football isn’t quite where it once was, but still remains as one of the most valuable college football programs in the country, according to the Wall Street Journal. Longhorns football is valued at $1,243,124,000, according to a study conducted by Ryan Brewer, an associate professor of finance at … Read More

Texas football coach Tom Herman purchases $6 million Austin mansion

Tom Herman is living the good life during his first season as the head coach of Texas football. According to the Austin Business Journal’s Jan Buchholz, Herman recently purchased a $6 million mansion in the Westlake area of Austin. Herman’s new property, which sits in a 75-acre gated community, … Read More

On Second Thought Ep 72: Brian Davis on USC and the Chris Warren issue

In Episode 72 of the On Second Thought podcast, Texas beat writer Brian Davis joins Cedric and Kirk to discuss all things Longhorn football: the USC aftermath, the lack of carries being given to running back Chris Warren, and the bye week coming up before a Thursday night game at … Read More

Sound Off: Grading Sam Ehlinger and the Texas defense after the USC game

In this week’s “Sound Off” presented by Zaxby’s, you’ll want to have the sound on as we go over Texas’ 27-24 double-overtime loss to USC out in Los Angeles. The defense had one of its best performances in years against the Trojans, bottling up running back Ronald … Read More

The Week 4 guide to watching Texas commits in action

Business picks up Football is officially back throughout the state after action resumed as scheduled in Week 3 after delays due to Hurricane Harvey. All 18 of Texas’ 2018 commitments were in action. The only commitment not in action this weekend is DeMarvion Overshown because Arp is … Read More

Defensive line impresses Todd Orlando, 5-star moms key to recruiting

Good morning and welcome to Breakfast with Bevo, your morning stop for Texas Longhorns news and notes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Texas football, recruiting, basketball and more. Bohls’ 9 things and one crazy prediction In this edition of … Read More

Linemen impressed Texas’ defensive coordinator, but USC’s long score led to broken headset

In its 27-24 double-overtime loss to No. 4 USC last weekend, the Texas defense put together one of its better performances in recent memory. Four days later, Texas defensive coordinator Todd Orlando said a quartet of his defensive linemen stood out against the Trojans. Orlando praised the play of defensive … Read More

The Whys of Texas: Questions galore about Chris Warren, going for 2 and those Pac-12 refs

For all the frustrations over Chris Warren III, the apparent no-calls by Pac-12 officials and late-night play-calling hysterics, let’s all remember one thing: Texas almost knocked out No. 4 USC. In Los Angeles, no less. Nobody that I saw gave the Longhorns a shot on the road against the Trojans, … Read More

The real commitments in Texas recruiting: All moms are five-stars

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorns recruiting beat writer Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Forty will publish M-F at 10 a.m. to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting trail.  The … Read More

Shane Buechele back in the saddle; reaction to Tom Herman’s ‘primal screams’

Good morning and welcome to Breakfast with Bevo, your morning stop for Texas Longhorns news and notes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Texas football, recruiting, basketball and more. No Wally Pipp for the moment Shane Buechele took 60 percent of … Read More

Longhorns in the NFL: Week 2 marked by sacks and trade talks

Is there such a thing as a former Longhorn? These players will always be Longhorns to University of Texas fans, even though they’ve graduated to the next level of football. Every week we’ll update you on how they performed the previous weekend. Here’s a look at the Longhorns in the … Read More