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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 35: TCU WR Taj Williams

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 1981 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.  After ending the 1980 season on a three-game losing streak, and going 2-5 to end the season, coach Fred Akers made changes … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 35 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 35 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 35? Junior LB Edwin Freeman, who is coming off a 49-tackle season. Since Dylan Haines … Read More

As camp opens, Texas needs all QBs, RBs to remain upright

The Longhorns open training camp on Monday, and unfortunately nobody will be encased in bubble wrap. Granted, the first practice is a time for uber-optimism. But the depth and health of the offensive backfield will require constant monitoring throughout August. It’s far more fragile than it looks. Texas has only … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 36: Texas Tech QB Nic Shimonek

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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The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 2 Ohio State

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 2, 7 and 17 on our 2016 list. Today’s team: No. 2 … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 37: Oklahoma State WR Tyron Johnson

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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Syracuse TE Kendall Moore earns diploma, gets green light to join Texas

Tight end Kendall Moore finished up his required summer work, graduated from Syracuse and will join the Longhorns when practice begins next week, a school spokesman said Friday. Moore had been expected to join the Horns for a while. However, he wasn’t officially cleared until he … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1980 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.  Ah, the 1980s. So long disco. Hello, synthesizers. Welcome to one of the most frustrating decades of Texas football. From 1980 to … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 36 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 36 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 36? Freshman linebacker Demarco Boyd, a Gilmer native who redshirted in 2016, and walk-on receiver … Read More

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Bohls: Sure, Tom Herman and Matt Rhule prefer recruiting Texas high schools, but …

Tom Herman made one thing abundantly clear this week. He loves him some Texas high school football coaches. I mean, really loves ‘em. Loves ‘em in a big-hug, pull-‘em-in-tight, can’t-live-without-‘em way. Hey, Herman didn’t learn at the right hand of God’s gift to high school coaches for nothing. When it … Read More

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Texas lifts strength and conditioning assistant coach from Cal

The weight room at Texas just got a little more crowded. On Thursday, Adam Potts announced that he had been hired as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Texas. Potts will be one of five assistant coaches working for Yancy McKnight, who runs the football program’s strength and conditioning … Read More

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The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 3 USC

Sure, it’s July. But it’s never too early to talk college football. Here’s your daily fix — our countdown of the preseason Top 25, as selected by the American-Statesman sports staff. Last year’s CFP semifinalists were ranked Nos. 1, 2, 7 and 17 on our 2016 list. Today’s team: No. 3 … Read More

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A&M Chancellor John Sharp: ‘I’d like to put the Texas-A&M game back together’

In a wide-ranging interview with Texas Monthly, Texas A&M Chancellor John Sharp indicated he wants to restart the Texas-A&M football rivalry. “I’d like to put the UT-A&M game back together,” Sharp told the magazine. “I know the governor wants to put it … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 64: Baylor coach Matt Rhule joins Ced and Kirk; Texas football’s biggest concerns

In Episode 64 of the On Second Thought podcast, Baylor coach Matt Rhule reveals why he left Temple for Waco and explains why he would never step foot on the IMG campus to recruit. Hosts Cedric Golden and Kirk Bohls also discuss the biggest concerns facing Texas coach Tom Herman as the Longhorns report to camp Sunday. Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 37 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 37 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Read more: If Texas succeeds, punter Michael Dickson may need to … Read More

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Thanks for asking, but Tom Herman isn’t giving punter Michael Dickson his name back

Tom Herman joined the Rich Eisen Show on Wednesday, and the host had a beef with the first-year Texas coach. It all stemmed from a tweet posted by Herman last week following Big 12 media days, in which he tagged three of the Texas players who attended and referred to … Read More

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Bohls: Is Urban Meyer president of the Tom Herman Fan Club?

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction. A couple were dedicated to the Longhorns and the Big 12. Here are Kirk’s takes on those items: On Ohio State coach Urban Meyer’s thoughts on Tom Herman: If Urban Meyer isn’t president of the Tom Herman … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 38: West Virginia SS Kyzir White

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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Fox’s Joel Klatt: Texas destroyed the Big 12

Fox Sports college football analyst Joel Klatt doesn’t exactly have fond memories of Texas. The former Colorado quarterback’s career ended at the hands of the Longhorns when he suffered the reported 10th concussion of his career in the 2005 Big 12 Championship game. To add insult to … Read More