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Daily Longhorn football history: The 2008 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  In January of 2008, Texas made changes to its defensive coaching staff. Larry MacDuff’s one-year run as defensive coordinator was done. Co-Defensive … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2007 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The Longhorns began the 2007 season ranked No. 4 in the nation. Sophomore quarterback Colt McCoy was cemented as the starting quarterback … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 68: Tom Herman on his preseason ranking; Rick Cantu on preps, Cat Vasquez on fantasy

In Episode 68 of the On Second Thought podcast, Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls debate how much and when Texas coach Tom Herman should play freshman quarterback Sam Ehlinger behind incumbent Shane Buechele. High school football beat writer Rick Cantu breaks down Central Texas’ best title hopes and shares the … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2006 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  In February of 2005, Texas was coming off several recruiting classes that were void of a quarterback. With Vince Young becoming a … Read More

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Three Texas commits already set for high school football action

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

Bohls: Confident Buechele ‘clearly the starter’ versus Maryland; Ehlinger should play as well

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On Shane Buechele bulking up, doesn’t know if he’s won over Tom Herman: There was a Shane Buechele sighting this week. And even … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2005 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 2005 season was supposed to be all about the defending champion University of Southern California Trojans. They had the Heisman Trophy … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2004 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 2004 Texas Longhorns are one of the best teams the program has ever produced to have not won a national championship. Read More

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The Tom Herman effect: Longhorns ranked 23rd in AP Top 25 preseason poll

Pollsters no longer give Texas the benefit of the doubt. Is that changing under new coach Tom Herman? The Longhorns, a team that’s endured three straight losing seasons, will start the 2017 campaign ranked 23rd in the Associated Press Top 25 poll. It’s the first time UT has made the … Read More

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Q&A with Texas offensive tackle commit Reese Moore

Stay updated on the latest Texas Longhorns recruiting news brought to you by 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 trail. Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2003 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  OK, so here’s a blurb by Statesman reporter Suzanne Halliburton from spring football in 2003: If there’s a budding quarterback controversy … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas making strides at defense, QB

Tom Herman was in a really good mood. Might not mean a thing or it might be a very good sign, especially after he lost both his starting right tackle and his best tight end to perhaps season-ending injuries and as he is still waiting for one of his top … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2002 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 2001 season ended in dramatic fashion as Major Applewhite led a historic comeback in a win against Washington. Texas finished the … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2001 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The 2001 recruiting class at Texas featured a Doak Walker Award winner, a Jim Thorpe Award winner, a Dick Butkus and Bronko … Read More

Ringing endorsement: After 60 years, the T-Ring still holds special allure for Texas athletes

On the first Thursday of every month, a collection of some of the most well-known figures in University of Texas athletics history meets for lunch at Rosie’s Tamale House just off Texas 71 near Spicewood. A timeless BYOB haunt, it was one of Darrell Royal’s favorites. T. Jones, 86, looked … Read More

On Second Thought Ep 67: Houston coach Major Applewhite on replacing Tom Herman; Texas’ concerns at LB

In Episode 67 of the On Second Thought podcast, new Houston head coach Major Applewhite discusses the challenge that comes with following in Tom Herman’s footsteps. Ced and Kirk and Kirk also examine the similarities between Applewhite and Herman and break down Herman’s concerns at linebacker. Also, the Dallas Cowboys’ postseason prospects if running Ezekiel Elliott is forced to serve his full six-game suspension this season. Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 2000 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  If the 1980s and 1990s were two decades with mostly forgettable seasons that featured four different head coaches and handfuls of losing … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1999 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  With Ricky Williams moving to the NFL, the Longhorns and second-year coach Mack Brown began a new era at Texas. It started … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1998 season

The Texas football program dates back to 1893. Each day, we look at a little piece of Longhorn history. We’re starting by looking at each Longhorn football season.  The new guy Mack Brown’s first head coaching job was in 1983, when he led Appalachian State to a 6-5 record. He … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: His coaching and his foresight made Arkansas’ Frank Broyles a giant on the field

College football has lost a true icon in Frank Broyles, and Arkansas has lost a state treasure. Frank Broyles was the Arkansas Razorbacks. He ruled them as a highly successful coach and powerful athletic director for more than five decades until his death on Monday. I don’t think Broyles ever quite got … Read More