Bevo Beat

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

Hey, Coach. What’s up with the gum?

Texas Coach Tom Herman had to field all sorts of questions Monday after the Longhorn’s epic showdown and loss to the University of Southern California this weekend. But one was especially juicy. CBS Austin’s Anthony Geronimo had the gall to ask: You didn’t have to be sitting … Read More

Sam Darnold to Sam Ehlinger: ‘You’re a true player, bro’

Sam Darnold got the last laugh Saturday as USC escaped Texas 27-24 in double overtime, but Longhorns freshman Sam Ehlinger earned plenty of respect. The two quarterbacks shook hands after their epic duel, and Darnold had some words for the Westlake product. “Watch out, Elite 11,” Darnold … Read More

Twitter seems a little weirded out by Tom Herman’s ‘primal screams’

Primal screams and football go hand-in-hand. But the visual Texas coach Tom Herman gave during his Monday press conference may have been a step too far, at least according to some folks on Twitter who seemed a little grossed out by his description of “primal screams” in … Read More

Texas continues to change perceptions on recruiting trail

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.  USC … Read More

WATCH: Tom Herman not in the best of moods with Chris Warren III, playcalling questions

The Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden discuss Tom Herman’s Monday press conference. They wonder about the usage of running back Chris Warren III during the Longhorns’ close loss to USC on Saturday and whether Herman is happy with the playcalling this season. Read More

LOOK: Airplane pilot draws Texas Longhorns logo with flight path

The Texas Longhorns have one of the most iconic logos in college football, and one ambitious pilot paid tribute to that this week. FlightAware shared a photo Monday night of a flight path that almost perfectly mirrored the Texas logo, and the pilot put the outline of the state around … Read More

Another Texas offensive player lands on injury report

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. The bye week arrived at a good time for Texas wide receiver Armanti Foreman. Read More

Receiver Armanti Foreman lands on Texas’ injury report with a sprained wrist

A wrist injury will slow — but not sideline — Texas receiver Armanti Foreman. Texas announced on Monday night that a sprained wrist will limit Foreman this week. Foreman, who was injured late in UT’s 27-24 double-overtime loss to USC on Saturday, is expected back at practice next … Read More

Where was Texas RB Chris Warren III against USC?

Where’s Chris Warren III? Well, Tim Beck has ignored his best running back before. Beck and Ed Warinner were co-offensive coordinators at Ohio State in 2015. Ezekiel Elliott, who had rushed for more than 3,500 collegiate yards by that time, had just 12 carries for 33 yards in a stunning … Read More

Texas notebook: As Longhorns enters their bye week, Jerrod Heard’s role is undefined

When Texas comes off its bye week, where will junior Jerrod Heard appear on the depth chart? At his Monday news conference, Tom Herman didn’t have an answer. Heard has spent the past two weeks serving as a backup to freshman quarterback Sam Ehlinger, and Heard has carried the ball in a situational … Read More

Tom Herman’s off-week press conference: Some fire, fury … and even some Angry Birds after USC game

Well, it took three weeks before we got a glimpse of Fiery Tom Herman, who held his usual Monday game-week press conference today even with the off week. Texas is coming off an impressive performance in the double-overtime loss at No. 4 USC, and Herman tried to reinforce the positives … Read More

Texas S DeShon Elliott named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Following a career effort on the road Saturday night against No. 4 USC, Texas Longhorns safety DeShon Elliott has earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors, the conference announced on Monday. After another exciting week of #Big12FB, here are your weekly award … Read More

Texas is finding recruiting gold in East Texas, too

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. each morning to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting … Read More

What is the confidence level of the Longhorns heading into the bye week?

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. Was it a moral victory in Los Angeles for the Longhorns on Saturday? Texas … Read More

WR prospect Jaylen Waddle includes Texas in list of top schools

Wide receiver prospect Jaylen Waddle, one of the top prospects in Texas among the 2018 recruiting class, included Texas in his list of top schools on Sunday night. Waddle, a 4-star prospect per the 247Sports composite rankings, is rated the No. 7 player in Texas and the No. 11 … Read More

Lost in L.A.?: Longhorns emerge from double OT thriller confident about the future

LOS ANGELES — His team lost, he threw two interceptions and had the ball stripped away for a costly turnover in double overtime. But Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger was smiling ear to ear on Saturday night. In his mind, the 1-2 Longhorns are on their way. USC fans seemed to … Read More

Texas LT Connor Williams expected to undergo left knee surgery, school says

Texas All-American left tackle Connor Williams will undergo surgery on his left knee, according to a statement from the University of Texas. After evaluation of Connor Williams’ MRI today, Longhorn team doctors have determined that the junior All-American left tackle sustained a sprain of the medial and posterior collateral … Read More

DieHards Big 12 Newcomer of Week 3: Sam Ehlinger’s legend grows

Welcome to Big 12 DieHards’ Week 3 Newcomer of the Week. There were a number of exciting performances across the Big 12 from newcomers, but we picked one that stood apart. Also check out our other Big 12 player of the week awards: Offensive player of the … Read More

DieHards Big 12 Defensive Player of Week 3: DeShon Elliott disrupts USC

Welcome to Big 12 DieHards’ Week 3 Special Teams Player of the Week. There were a number of exciting performances across the Big 12 from special teams players, but we picked one that stood apart. Also check out our other Big 12 player of the week awards: … Read More

No. 4 USC 27, Texas 24 (2 OT): 5 key plays

There were 163 snaps taken in Texas’ 27-24 double-overtime loss to No. 4 USC on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: 1. Loss on the line Texas and USC tallied 188 points over the first two weeks of their seasons, but neither … Read More