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

FOLLOW LIVE: Texas faces San Jose State in Week 2 of 2017 season

After a rough season-opener against Maryland last week, Texas (0-1) and first-year coach Tom Herman look to rebound against San Jose State (1-1) today at 2 p.m. at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin. FOLLOW THE GAME LIVE The Spartans lost 42-22 against former Texas … Read More

The Eyes of Texas: Three Spartans the Horns will be watching

On Saturday against San Jose State, the eyes of Texas will be upon… MONTEL AARON, QUARTERBACK Sophomore Josh Love has thrown a team-high 45 passes this season, but it will be Aaron that gets the start on Saturday. Once a three-star recruit who redshirted last year, Aaron has made relief … Read More

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Minnesota holds onto top ranking with a knockout of No. 5 Texas

The Texas’ Longhorns suffered what they were quick to point out was a September setback on Friday. Minnesota freshman Stephanie Samedy contributed 22 kills, and Texas was unable to gain much offensive traction in a 25-21, 25-27, 26-24, 25-19 loss. The meeting between Minnesota (8-0) and Texas (6-2) featured the … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Fourth-down attempts — and the number 56

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. Today’s notable number is 56. Fifty-six is the number worn by sophomore center Zach Shackelford. The next 300-yard passing performance by a UT quarterback will be the 56th in school history. Over his first two … Read More

Texas vs. San Jose State: 4 questions facing the Horns

Four questions facing Texas in its Saturday game against San Jose State: Texas quarterbacks Sam Ehlinger (left) and Shane Buechele go through passing drills. Buechele has started 13 consecutive games but missed practice this week with a bruised right shoulder. Ehlinger, a freshman, may start Saturday. Ralph Barrera/American-Statesman 1. So, … Read More

List of expected visitors for San Jose State game include high-priority targets for Texas

Another home game gives Texas another shot at impressing a batch of recruits expected to attend the game Saturday against San Jose State. The Longhorns hosted an impressive group of talent for the home loss to Maryland last week. It’s another chance to showcase the growth around the program under … Read More

Texas vs. San Jose State: 5 key matchups to watch

Here are five key matchups in the Texas-San Jose State game to keep your eye on Saturday: Montel Aaron vs. Texas’ pass rush Aaron, San Jose State’s redshirt freshman from Antelope, Calif., wasn’t afraid to make waves this past spring when he completed six of 13 passes for 202 yards … Read More

Coaches change, but can Texas? Players, program must start moving forward

The last three years brought about constant, chaotic change inside the Texas football program. First, the Longhorns changed their head coach from Mack Brown to Charlie Strong. Then Strong changed the offensive coordinators three times in three years. There were three offensive line coaches, three receivers coaches and other staff … Read More

Texas vs. San Jose State: A Q&A with a Spartans beat writer

We’re interviewing the beat writer of Texas’ opponent each week this season. This week, it’s Jeff Faraudo (@JeffFaraudo), a freelance writer who covers San Jose State for the San Jose Mercury News, offering his insight on the Spartans. 1. San Jose State has two non-conference games against … Read More

Texas to host important prospects against San Jose State, hopes for better impression

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorn 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 … Read More

Texas coach Tom Herman responds to former boss Urban Meyer’s comments

Tom Herman said Thursday that a comment made after Texas’ season-opening loss to Maryland didn’t “disparaged the previous staff or our current players.” Earlier in the day, CBS Sports published a report in which Ohio State coach Urban Meyer criticized Herman for something he said following Texas’ … Read More

Columnists talk with Mack Brown; Urban Meyer responds to Tom Herman’s comments

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 70 American-Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden … Read More

Shane Buechele expected to be game-time decision vs. San Jose State

Texas quarterback Shane Buechele did not practice Thursday and is expected to be a game-time decision against San Jose State on Saturday, Longhorns head coach Tom Herman said. Herman said Shane Buechele has made significant progress in the last 24 hours, but still didn’t practice … Read More

San Jose State offensive coordinator Andrew Sowder knows Texas football all too well

Andrew Sowder booked a one-day trip to San Jose State on Jan. 6 to meet with his third potential boss in less than two months. Sowder, 28, was working as Texas’ offensive quality control coach, trying hard to impress new Longhorns coach Tom Herman, who had retained him on his … Read More

On Second Thought Ep 70: Mack Brown talk about Rose Bowl Hall of Fame induction, San Jose State preview

In Episode 70 of the On Second Thought podcast, legendary Texas football coach Mack Brown joins Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls to discuss his induction into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame and his best memories from coaching in the Granddaddy of all bowl games, including the 2005 national title … Read More

The Week 2 guide to watching Texas commits in action

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Longhorn 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 … Read More

Urban Meyer calls out Tom Herman for blaming players after Texas’ loss

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer wants Tom Herman to take more ownership of Texas’ failures after a Week 1 loss to Maryland. According to CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd, Meyer said it drives him “insane” when coaches blame inherited players after taking over a program. He took particular note of … Read More

Kirk Bohls’ 9 things and a crazy prediction; starting QB Shane Buechele sits out practice again

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. Kirk Bohls’ 9 things and 1 crazy prediction American-Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls is … Read More

Longhorns in the NFL: Former Longhorns gear up to kickoff season

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

Texas QB Shane Buechele rests again as Sam Ehlinger preps for San Jose State

The Longhorns are inching closer to naming freshman Sam Ehlinger the starting quarterback against San Jose State. Sophomore Shane Buechele rested his bruised throwing shoulder again on Wednesday, giving Ehlinger another day with the first-team unit. Offensive coordinator Tim Beck didn’t completely rule out playing Buechele without any practice time, … Read More