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The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 6 Penn 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. 6 … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1976 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.  Darrell Royal is the greatest head football coach to ever lead the Longhorns, and first-year coach Tom Herman will have to do … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 40 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 40 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 40? LB Naashon Hughes, who has logged 109 tackles and 26 starts in this career. Read More

Texas pledges, recruits enjoy Stars at Night camp

Water balloons and weight rooms. Welcome to recruiting in 2017. The Stars at Night camp Friday hosted by Tom Herman’s Texas program began with a sneak peek at the renovated facilities and ended with a water balloon fight. Both left impressions on the dozens of recruits … Read More

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The American-Statesman’s Top 25 countdown: No. 7 Oklahoma

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. 7 … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 42: Baylor OT Patrick Lawrence

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 1975 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 1975 season is the final 10-win season of Darrell Royal’s career. A legend already heading into his 19th season at Texas, … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 41 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 41 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 41? RB Tristian Houston. The rising sophomore has rushed the football three times in his … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 43: Oklahoma K/P Austin Seibert

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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First look: Former Longhorns give a sneak peek of completed locker room

The big reveal hasn’t happened yet, but Texas gave former players and recruits a sneak peek of the much-anticipated new locker rooms Friday during the “Stars at Night” recruiting event at Royal-Memorial Stadium. National champion offensive lineman Kasey Studdard was among the first to get a look, and he posted … Read More

Commitment 101: 2019 four-star quarterback Roschon Johnson

A recruiting class doesn’t start until a quarterback is in the fold. Tom Herman decided to start his 2019 class with a commitment from a quarterback when Port Neches-Groves signal-caller Roschon Johnson pledged to the Longhorns at the Stars at Night camp … Read More

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Daily Longhorn football history: The 1974 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.  Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer called Earl Campbell the greatest high school football recruit ever, he added that Campbell could have skipped college … Read More

Commitment 101: Jalen Green, cornerback

The Texas recruiting class grew to 13 members Friday night when four-star cornerback Jalen Green pledged to the Longhorns. Green, a product of Houston Heights High School, is the first cornerback in the 2018 cycle to commit to Tom Herman’s program. Let’s take a closer look … Read More

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Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 42 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 42 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Read more: Marqez Bimage is the latest stop on the Brenham-to-Texas … Read More

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Longhorns land Roschon Johnson, top QB priority for 2019 class

Tom Herman is racking up victories before his first game as head coach of the Longhorns. Friday night his 2018 class moved to 13 members when four-star cornerback Jalen Green pledged to the Longhorns, moving the class closer to a top-five ranking. The good news at … Read More

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Four-star cornerback Jalen Green commits to Texas

Houston Heights cornerback Jalen Green became commitment No. 13 for the Longhorns in the 2018 class Friday night. Green, a four-star prospect ranked No. 9 on the Fabulous 55, is the first cornerback to choose Texas in the 2018 cycle. Green was … Read More

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Report: D’Onta Foreman voluntarily tested for marijuana, results negative

Houston TV station Fox 26 reported Friday that former Texas running back D’Onta Foreman voluntarily submitted himself to a drug test and the results came back negative, according to Foreman’s Houston-based attorney Chip B. Lewis. Foreman was arrested early Sunday by University of Texas police and … Read More

Egos aside, when could the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry realistically restart, anyway?

Texas coach Tom Herman said this week that he wants to play Texas A&M but added, “That’s well above my pay grade.” Is it? Longhorns and Aggies fans can turn up their noses and dismiss the rivalry’s renewal. But school officials in Austin … Read More

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Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 44: Oklahoma RT Bobby Evans

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. 9 Oklahoma 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. 9 … Read More