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Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Out of the shadows, DeShon Elliott is fighting for a starting safety spot

For the first half of his collegiate football career, DeShon Elliott has been known for mainly two things. There was the pseudo-melee at Baylor in 2015, complete with the Elliott punches that never connected. And the helmet-rattling play in the end zone against Notre Dame that included the Elliott blow … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: No. 23? Now that’s progress for Texas

Tom Herman has yet to coach a game for Texas. And already the Longhorns are ranked. At least by other coaches, including Herman, who’s one of the voting coaches in the poll for the first time since he didn’t vote in the two seasons he was at Houston. That represents … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1986 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 Texas Longhorns suffered a losing season in 1956. Thirty years later, Texas suffered a losing season. Thirty years after that, Texas … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 65: Tom Herman has concerns at RB; Jerry Jones and the Hall of Fame

In Episode 65 of the On Second Thought podcast, hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls break down the first week of Camp Herman and discuss concerns at the running back position for the Texas Longhorns.  Is there enough depth there with Kirk Johnson banged up? Also, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones going to the Hall of Fame and the decision to pick his wife Gene to present him. Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Time for Malik to be Malik

We got our first glimpse of the former face of the Texas football program after Wednesday’s practice. It’s a familiar and friendly face. Malik Jefferson, the most prominent recruit of Charlie Strong’s three seasons at Texas, appeared before a media throng and was his usual cheerful, positive … Read More

Daily Longhorn football history: The 1985 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.  For the first time since 1966 Texas was not in the preseason AP rankings, and that’s only because from 1961-1967, the AP … Read More

Bohls: How is Tom Herman fighting entitlement in the football program?

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: How Tom Herman is fighting entitlement and what was almost installed in Texas’s new dressing room: Tom Herman made the Longhorn players lounge … Read More

Ara Parseghian’s history against the Longhorns

Few coaches in Texas history have a richer bowl history facing the Longhorns than College Football Hall of Famer Ara Parseghian, who died Wednesday at the age of 94 in Indiana.  Known in pop culture as the man who gave “Rudy” a chance, Parseghian was one of the top coaches … Read More

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Golden: Will Shane Buechele be loud enough for Tom Herman?

In this week’s Golden’s Nuggets, Ced touches on a Bevo-related item. Here is his take: Tom Herman’s not saying it yet, but Shane Buechele will be Texas’ starting quarterback for 2017. Buechele, a sophomore, is an interesting study since his freshman year was a real roller coaster … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 32: Oklahoma RB Rodney Anderson

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1984 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 Cotton Bowl disaster didn’t really have a hangover effect on the 1984 Longhorns, but Texas did take a step back in … Read More

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Former Texas WR Marcus Johnson turning heads in Eagles’ camp

Former Texas receiver Marcus Johnson could have easily given up on playing in the NFL. He went undrafted after the 2015 season and sat at home last year. According to CSN, Johnson may have found new life with Philadelphia. Johnson hauled in numerous passes from Carson Wentz … Read More

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Sam or Shane?: Starting QB won’t be named until mid-August

Texas coach Tom Herman said he’ll likely name a starting quarterback about two weeks before the season opener against Maryland on Sept. 2. Sophomore Shane Buechele, who started all 12 games last season and threw for almost 3,000 yards, would appear to be the favorite. But don’t count out freshman … Read More

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Tom Herman: Longhorns shed 500 pounds of fat, gained 380 pounds of muscle

Last August, former Texas coach Charlie Strong said his team looked “as good as anybody” when they walked on the field. Physically speaking, some looked phenomenal. New strength coach Yancy McKnight has turned the screws even tighter, apparently. First-year UT coach Tom Herman casually threw out some eye-popping numbers about … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 33: Kansas State DE Reggie Walker

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1983 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.  Following the 9-3 year in 1982, Texas landed at No. 3 in the 1983 preseason poll and never dropped outside of the … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 33 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 33 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 33? Sophomore DB Trevor Carr, a walk-on who did not play last season. A few … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 34: Texas Tech WR Keke Coutee

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1982 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.  From 1976 to 1983, Fred Akers went 66-17-1 at Texas with two 11-win seasons and three nine-win seasons. The man had things … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 34 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 34 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Can’t wait that long? Tomorrow, the Longhorns will hold their first practice of the season. Read More