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

How much data did Longhorns fans use Saturday? 3.9 million selfies worth

Saturday’s Texas-Maryland game was painful to watch. So painful, in fact, that many fans appear to have buried their faces in their phones. Figures from AT&T show customers at Darrell K. Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium used more than 1.3 terabytes of data – enough to rank among the weekend’s top five games, … Read More

Times announced for men’s basketball Big 12/SEC Challenge

The first meeting between Texas and Mississippi since 1976 now has a start time. The Longhorns and Rebels will tip off at 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, Jan. 27, it was announced Wednesday. The game will air on ESPN2. 2018 Big 12/SEC … Read More

The Whys of Texas: Angry, baffling mailbag responses to Tom Herman’s debut

The 2017 season is upon us, and the Whys of Texas is back for another season. Of course, given what we all witnessed last Saturday, I’m not sure my inbox can take all the fireballs being emailed my way. “I mean, the team is disappointed, certainly, we all are, the … Read More

Q&A with Texas safety commit DeMarvion Overshown

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

Longhorns don’t want to fall back into bad habits; Mack Brown honored by Rose Bowl

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. Texas can’t fall into bad habits; Sam Ehlinger takes over Tom Herman is concerned … Read More

Longhorns put Maryland loss behind them as QB Sam Ehlinger takes the controls

Texas players seemed a little embarrassed that word of a 20-minute team meeting held over the weekend began leaking out on Tuesday. One game into the 2017 season, the Longhorns’ leaders are making sure everyone remains on the same page. “We didn’t look like the team that practiced all fall … Read More

Maryland fan praises hospitality, sportsmanship exhibited by Texas fanbase

Saturday’s 51-41 loss to Maryland didn’t paint a pretty picture of Texas football. In addition to the debacle on the field — 263 rushing yards allowed, 0-for-4 on fourth down and a blocked field goal returned for a touchdown brought flashbacks of 2016 — Longhorns fans were … Read More

Mack Brown to be inducted into Rose Bowl Hall of Fame

Former Texas coach Mack Brown will be inducted to the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame, it was announced on Tuesday. Brown led the Longhorns to three postseason games hosted at the legendary venue, including back-to-back wins in the 2005 and 2006 Rose Bowl Games. The latter of those, a 41-38 … Read More

Former Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes added to Seahawks practice squad

Tyrone Swoopes’ NFL dream is still alive, with a catch. Well seven catches actually, because that’s how many receptions Swoopes had for the Seattle Seahawks during their preseason. While he didn’t make the team’s 53-man roster, released Monday, things still look promising for the former Texas quarterback … Read More

Texas offering free football tickets to Hurricane Harvey victims

Texans displaced from their homes by Hurricane Harvey can claim free tickets to Saturday’s football game between Texas and San Jose State, the UT athletic department announced Tuesday. Hurricane victims can claim up to six free tickets for the game by registering online before noon Thursday, Sept. 7. The game … Read More

Linebacker commit Byron Hobbs offers recruiting perspective on Texas loss

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Forty will publish Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. CT each day to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting … Read More

Two head coaching debuts; two injured quarterbacks

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. In Charlie Strong’s first game as coach at Texas in 2014, the Longhorns … Read More

Texas notebook: Ex-Syracuse TE set to make his Longhorns debut

This weekend, Texas fans will likely get a chance to meet Kendall Moore. Longhorns coach Tom Herman said Monday that they’ll find a way to utilize Moore — a graduate transfer tight end from Syracuse — Saturday against San Jose State. Moore did not play in Texas’ … Read More

Another bummer: Texas QB Shane Buechele sidelined with shoulder injury

A quarterback injury in the season opener ruined Charlie Strong’s maiden voyage at Texas in 2014. Now the same fate may befall Tom Herman. Managing the laundry list of problems from the season-opening loss to Maryland is challenging enough. But on Monday, Herman announced that quarterback Shane … Read More

Tom Herman’s weekly press conference: ‘It’s a marathon, not a sprint’

Tom Herman’s game-week press conference ahead of Saturday’s Texas-San Jose State game has come and gone. The highlights: 1. Shane Buechele is dealing with a bruised throwing shoulder. He’s not sure when it happened on Saturday, but coaches believe they found it on film. It occurred as he was hit … Read More

Texas commit Rafiti Ghirmai doesn’t rule out UCLA visit

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Mike Craven of Hookem.com. The Forty will publish Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. CT each day to provide Texas fans with an in-depth look at the latest for the Longhorns on the recruiting … Read More

What’s next for the Longhorns after first-week loss to Maryland?

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 first Saturday of the season has passed, and the Longhorns sit at 0-1. Read More

DieHards Big 12 Special Teams Player of Week 1: Texas CB Holton Hill a rare bright spot

Welcome to Big 12 DieHards’ Week 1 Special Teams Player of the Week. There were a number of exciting performances across the Big 12 from special teams standouts, but we picked one that stood apart. Also check out our other Big 12 player of the week awards: Offensive … Read More

Was Maryland a one-game hiccup or a true reflection of what the Longhorns really are?

Last week, Texas coach Tom Herman said “our starting 22 could play with anybody in the country.” He compared UT’s offensive line to Ohio State’s starting five that won the 2014 national title. Deep down, Herman must’ve had some doubts, right? When faced with adversity, “do we … Read More

Maryland 51, Texas 41: Five key plays

There were 142 snaps taken in Texas’ 51-41 loss to Maryland on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: Texas defensive back Holton Hill (5) runs into the end zone for a touchdown after intercepting a Maryland pass on Sept. 2, 2017. NICK … Read More