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

Social reaction: Texas fans are all-in for the start of the Tom Herman era

It’s finally here. At long last, football is back at Royal-Memorial Stadium as Texas takes on Maryland in the first game under first-year coach Tom Herman. Here you’ll find views from around the stadium brought to you by … you. Check back throughout the game as we update this link … Read More

FOLLOW THE GAME LIVE: Texas opens 2017 season against Maryland

First-year Texas coach Tom Herman makes his debut as the Longhorns host the Big Ten’s University of Maryland at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday in Austin. Follow the game here.  Will the No. 23-ranked Longhorns start the season with a win like they did in … Read More

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

On Saturday against Maryland, the eyes of Texas will be upon… BRENDAN MOORE, CENTER This will be a homecoming for the 6-3, 302-pound junior, who graduated from Austin’s Westwood High. Moore joins Texas left tackle Connor Williams on the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Watch List. D’Onta Foreman … Read More

No. 23 Texas vs. Maryland: Game time, TV channel, how to watch online (9/2/17)

The day has finally arrived. After a long offseason, Texas is set to take the field for the first time under Tom Herman as the No. 23-ranked Longhorns host Maryland at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Saturday. Eyes will be glued to see how much, if any, Texas has improved since Charlie … Read More

Texas to host handful of commits, targets against Maryland

Texas hopes to beat Maryland and earn recruiting points Saturday. A handful of commitments in the 2018 class, the lone commit in the 2019 class and numerous targets in next year’s cycle highlight the expected visitor list for Texas’ opener against … Read More

Texas officials provide 500 free Maryland tickets to hurricane evacuees

University of Texas officials announced late Friday the school is working with the Red Cross to provide 500 free tickets for the Longhorns’ season opener to Austin-area evacuees displaced by Hurricane Harvey. The school is working to organize transportation to the game Saturday against Maryland and will provide food vouchers … Read More

Texas vs. Maryland: 4 questions facing the Horns

Four questions facing No. 23 Texas in Saturday’s game against Maryland: Texas running back Kyle Porter is tackled by TCU linebacker Ty Summers in the third quarter at Royal-Memorial Stadium on Nov. 25, 2016. Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman 1. How will Texas replace D’Onta Foreman? Texas opens the season with a … Read More

LOOK: Texas to honor Harvey victims with special helmet stickers

Texas football will be paying tribute to those affected by Hurricane Harvey with special helmet stickers during the team’s season opener against Maryland on Saturday. The team posted a Twitter photo on Friday of a decal of Texas and a heart on the back side of a Longhorns football helmet. Read More

Now that things are stable with Texas football, can the Longhorns start winning again?

Stop for a moment and think about all the dysfunctional upheaval the University of Texas has been through this decade. Members of the UT System Board of Regents were at war with each other. A UT president who battled with regents was ultimately pushed out. The school hired an athletic … Read More

Texas vs. Maryland: 5 key matchups to watch

Here are five key matchups in the Texas-Maryland game to keep your eye on Saturday: Texas QB Shane Buechele vs. Maryland’s secondary Buechele should be the quarterback when the offense makes its first appearance. His first test will come against a Maryland defense that ranked 45th nationally … Read More

Texas vs. Maryland: Five key matchups to watch

Here are five key matchups to keep your eye on Saturday: TEXAS QB SHANE BUECHELE VS. MARYLAND’S SECONDARY Buechele should be the quarterback when the offense makes its first appearance. His first test will come against a Maryland defense that ranked 45th nationally last year, allowing 212.3 … Read More

Mack Brown: Tom Herman ‘has checked all the boxes’ at UT

There’s nobody who would know what it takes to be Texas’ coach more than Mack Brown, and he gave his opinion on the Longhorns’ newest head man, Tom Herman. In an interview with Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News, Brown said Herman’s familiarity with the state of Texas … Read More

Elite 2018 target, rising local 2019 prospect to visit Texas for opener

When the Texas Longhorns kick off the Tom Herman era against Maryland on Saturday morning, elite Houston Lamar cornerback D’shawn Jamison and rising 2019 Austin Lake Travis wide receiver Garrett Wilson will be on campus for unofficial visits, per 247Sports’ EJ Holland. Jamison, a four-star prospect, has taken multiple … Read More

Texas officials remind fans about new clear-bag policy

Texas officials want to remind fans about the new clear bag policy that goes into effect at Royal-Memorial Stadium this fall. The majority of bags that can be brought into the stadium must be made of clear plastic and not exceed 12 inches long, 12 inches tall and 6 inches … Read More

Texas’ notable number: Mobile quarterbacks — and the number 1

Every week this fall, we’re looking at a specific number that’s tied to Texas football. Today’s notable number is one. One is the number worn at Texas by junior receiver John Burt. Tom Herman has one career game against a Big 12 opponent on his head coaching résumé, Houston’s 33-23 … Read More

Texas vs. Maryland: A Q&A with a Terrapins beat writer

We’re interviewing the beat writer of Texas’ upcoming opponent each week this season. This week, it’s Roman Stubbs (@romanstubbs on Twitter) of the Washington Post offering insight on the Maryland Terrapins. Out in College Park, what are the expectations like for this team? The first year under … Read More

Texas set to host 4-star SG Keldon Johnson, 4-star PF Kamaka Hepa

Two of Shaka Smart’s top 2018 targets will be on the Forty Acres this weekend as the Texas Longhorns are set to host Oak Hill Academy (Va.) shooting guard Keldon Johnson and Portland Jefferson (Ore.) power forward Kamaka Hepa, per ESPN’s Jeff Borzello. Texas hosts … Read More

Family trash talk forged a strong-willed personality in Texas QB commit Cameron Rising

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by Mike Craven of 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

Predictions for the Texas football season, beat writers talk Longhorns backfield

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. A new era for Texas football American-Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls makes his … Read More

Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 1 day

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only one day away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 1? Junior WR John Burt, who has recorded 46 receptions, 658 receiving yards and three … Read More