8:00 pm December 27th, 2017

NRG Stadium, Houston



December 3

Texas announces that turf toe will sideline Malik Jefferson as preparation for Texas Bowl begins

As Texas continues preparing for its showdown with Missouri in the Texas Bowl, junior linebacker Malik Jefferson won’t be practicing with the Longhorns. This absence, though, won’t be for the reason that UT fans might be anticipating. Texas announced on Sunday night that Jefferson hasn’t yet gone through a postseason … Read More

After 1-5 start, Missouri now red-hot, riding 6-game winning streak into Texas Bowl

About the Missouri Tigers Record: 7-5 (4-4 SEC East) Coach: Barry Odom (11-13 in two seasons) About the series: Texas and Missouri have not faced each other since the Tigers left the Big 12 for the SEC in 2012. The Longhorns have a 17-6 all-time series lead. What’s happened since?: … Read More

Headed to Houston: Texas-Missouri will meet in the Texas Bowl on Dec. 27

Texas knew it was going bowling, and the Horns had a spring in their step when practice began on Friday, coach Tom Herman said. For the vast majority of this roster, bowl practice was something totally new. The opponent and location were still unknowns, but it probably didn’t matter. “Guys … Read More


November 30


Texas S DeShon Elliott announces he will skip bowl game, go into NFL draft

Texas safety DeShon Elliott, the Jim Thorpe Award finalist who had six interceptions this season, announced Thursday he will skip his senior season and go pro. Following the lead of left tackle Connor Williams, Elliott will also skip UT’s upcoming bowl game, the school announced. “It was a very difficult … Read More


November 28

Texas standout Malik Jefferson refutes report that he’s made up his mind about NFL Draft

For now, Texas junior Malik Jefferson is still a Longhorn linebacker. On Tuesday afternoon, Jefferson shot down a report that he had decided to enter the NFL Draft. Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller tweeted on Tuesday that both Jefferson and safety DeShon Elliott would turn pro and skip UT’s bowl game. Read More


November 27


Texas LT Connor Williams will skip upcoming bowl game, jump into NFL draft

Texas junior Connor Williams, an All-American left tackle who missed most of this year with a knee injury, will forgo his final year at UT and jump into the NFL Draft, the school announced. Williams, a team captain, will also skip the upcoming bowl game, he said in a statement. Read More