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DeShon Elliott named Sporting News Midseason All-American

Texas Longhorns junior safety DeShon Elliott’s statement season hasn’t gone without praise. After being named as a Midseason All-American by ESPN just weeks ago, another major publication has echoed those sentiments with Sporting News naming Elliott as a Midseason All-American on Tuesday. DeShon Elliott named … Read More

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Michael Dickson named Ray Guy Award National Punter of the Week

Yet another field-flipping performance has led to Texas Longhorns punter Michael Dickson being named as the Ray Guy Award National Punter of the Week following the Horns Red River Showdown loss to Oklahoma. Michael Dickson named Ray Guy Award National Punter of the Week. Read More

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ESPN writer projects Texas Bowl showdown between Texas and Texas A&M

If Texas and Texas A&M are still eager to renew their bitter rivalry, even if just for one night, they may not have to wait until the respective schools officially schedule the matchup for a date years down the road. Now halfway through the 2017 campaign, bowl projection season is … Read More

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Baker Mayfield gives props to Sam Ehlinger: ‘Just how we Austin boys do it’

Heart, toughness and moxie headline the numerous traits that have quickly made Sam Ehlinger a respected presence throughout the burnt orange nation in short order. On Saturday in the Red River Showdown, the freshman made just his fourth career start in an environment that can easily overwhelm, tasked with matching … Read More

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FOX Sports analyst picks Texas to upset Oklahoma in Red River Showdown

Depending on whom you ask, the Oklahoma Sooners are expected to bounce back today against the Texas Longhorns in the Red River Shootout. The Sooners enter as nine-point favorites and own a projected win probability of of 79.5 percent, per ESPN’s FPI. As FOX Sports analyst Joel Klatt pointed … Read More

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Michael Huff explains why ‘the world is a better place’ when Texas is good

It seems like a lifetime has come and gone since Michael Huff donned the burnt orange on Saturdays in Austin. The last such sighting came on Jan. 4, 2006 as part of the Texas Longhorns Rose Bowl National Championship victory over USC, and much has changed in the 11-plus seasons … Read More

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Texas PF Mohamed Bamba named Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year

Texas Longhorns power forward Mohamed Bamba has been picked to finish his debut effort in Austin as the Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year, the conference announced on Thursday. CONGRATS to F Mohamed Bamba – named the @Big12Conference Preseason Freshman of the … Read More

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Texas QB Sam Ehlinger named CBS Sports Freshman of the Week

Texas Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger had himself some evening on Saturday against Kansas State. Technically the backup quarterback, the freshman filled in for the injured Shane Buechele and in doing so, willed Texas to a 40-34 double-overtime victory over the Wildcats to push the Horns to 3-2 on the year … Read More

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Former K-State LB talks major trash ahead of Texas game

Texas may be its own state, but it’s one that’s been run by the Kansas State Wildcats as of late. Dating back to last season, K-State has won six consecutive games over teams from Texas, notching victories over Texas Tech, Texas, Baylor, TCU and Texas A&M in 2016, while coming … Read More

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DeShon Elliott headlines the Pro Football Focus Big 12 Defensive Team of the Week

Texas Longhorns junior safety DeShon Elliott continues to garner national recognition for his exceptional efforts. Following yet another praiseworthy performance against Iowa State in the Horns 17-7 win on Thursday night, which prompted Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors, Elliott also headlines the Pro Football Focus Big … Read More

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Michael Dickson earns Ray Guy Award National Punter of the Week honors

Following yet another noteworthy performance against Iowa State, Texas Longhorns punter Michael Dickson has been named as the Ray Guy Award National Punter of the Week. Michael Dickson named Ray Guy Award National Punter of the Week. #ThisIsTexas #HookEm @RayGuyAward pic.twitter.com/glcydiwwNd … Read More

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Texas among top 6 for 4-star 2019 ATH Marquez Beason

The Texas Longhorns remain in the mix with one of their top 2019 targets, as Marquez Beason named a top six on Saturday consisting of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska, Washington, and Illinois. Top 6 pic.twitter.com/i9AyN9FbPA — Marquez Beason¹ (@Ezmoneyquez) September 30, 2017 … Read More

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Texas extends offers to a trio of St. Louis prospects

Tom Herman and the Texas Longhorns continue to gauge the market for out-of-state options. More specifically, the Longhorns enhanced emphasis on the St. Louis area doesn’t appear to be slowing anytime soon. On Friday, Texas extended offers to a trio of Trinity Catholic (Mo.) teammates in 4-star 2019 wide receiver Marcus … Read More

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Malik Jefferson named to Pro Football Focus All-American Watch team

Through three games this season, Malik Jefferson has looked the part of the former 5-star prospect he entered Austin as in 2015. Headlining what’s been an improved Texas Longhorns defense under Todd Orlando the last two games, Jefferson is up to 27 total tackles in 2017; an effort bolstered by … Read More

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Nation’s top-ranked 2019 safety Brian Williams names Texas in top 6

Brian Williams, the nation’s top-ranked 2019 safety prospect, announced his top six on Sunday afternoon and the Texas Longhorns survived the cut, along with Oklahoma, Notre Dame, Nebraska, Arkansas and Stanford. pic.twitter.com/z9SOmaKfF6 — Brian Williams (@BWi11_) September 24, 2017 A 5-star talent out … Read More

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Texas S DeShon Elliott named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week

Following a career effort on the road Saturday night against No. 4 USC, Texas Longhorns safety DeShon Elliott has earned Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honors, the conference announced on Monday. After another exciting week of #Big12FB, here are your weekly award … Read More

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L.A. Times columnist scoffs at importance of Texas-USC Rose Bowl game

Nearly 12 years later, most would still agree on one widely popular opinion — the 2006 Rose Bowl National Championship between Texas and USC was one of, if not the greatest college football game ever played. Such an opinion isn’t shared by L.A. Times Columnist Bill Plaschke, though, who … Read More

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USC media guide pretends National Championship loss to Texas never happened

With the Texas Longhorns and USC Trojans set to square off on Saturday, much will obviously be made of their first meeting since arguably the greatest college football game ever — the 2006 Rose Bowl. As most remember it, the Vince Young-led Longhorns snapped USC’s 34-game win streak to secure … Read More

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Elite 2018 target, rising local 2019 prospect to visit Texas for opener

When the Texas Longhorns kick off the Tom Herman era against Maryland on Saturday morning, elite Houston Lamar cornerback D’shawn Jamison and rising 2019 Austin Lake Travis wide receiver Garrett Wilson will be on campus for unofficial visits, per 247Sports’ EJ Holland. Jamison, a four-star prospect, has taken multiple … Read More

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Texas set to host 4-star SG Keldon Johnson, 4-star PF Kamaka Hepa

Two of Shaka Smart’s top 2018 targets will be on the Forty Acres this weekend as the Texas Longhorns are set to host Oak Hill Academy (Va.) shooting guard Keldon Johnson and Portland Jefferson (Ore.) power forward Kamaka Hepa, per ESPN’s Jeff Borzello. Texas hosts … Read More