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Texas fans can rejoice that 2020 is coming to a close
December 14, 2020
One thing is for sure –– 2020 is weeks from ending, and the Longhorns and people around the world alike are happy it’s coming to a close.
The ‘Texas standard’ has not existed in a decade
December 6, 2020
The “Texas standard” — once hailed as Big 12 and college football’s cream of the crop — has been difficult to define this decade. Defining the standard is impossible when there isn’t a expectation the program will accept.
Herman, locker room leadership should get credit for remaining free of COVID-19
November 25, 2020
It’s not to say that other Power Five teams are not taking the virus seriously. But the list of outbreaks has grown throughout the 2020 season — and Texas has not been on it.
Texas volleyball topples West Virginia in 4 sets
November 17, 2020
The Texas volleyball team beat the Mountaineers 3-1 Thursday in Morgantown, West Virginia, to remain undefeated. In their first match of the doubleheader, the No. 1 Longhorns lost the first set but quickly dominated the match to win back-to-back-to-back sets.
Change of pace: Longhorn lacrosse players choose to come to Texas for more than just their sport
November 17, 2020
For freshman midfielder Ari Weiss, The University of Texas was always his dream school. But he didn’t realize this until after he committed to play lacrosse at Denison University.
Chris Ash, Texas defense to thank for win against Oklahoma State
November 8, 2020
Oklahoma State showed that what fans saw in the Baylor game wasn’t just a glimpse; Texas’ defense has improved under Chris Ash and his new scheme.
Longhorns claw back: After losing set 4 by 11 points, Texas remains undefeated in first real test of season
November 6, 2020
The Texas volleyball team created its own energy which allowed them to remain undefeated with a 3-2 win over the No. 3 Bears.
Fielding change: Skylar Fields finds voice off the court, brings energy on the court
November 6, 2020
Over quarantine, the sophomore from Missouri City, Texas, said she found her voice when issues of racial injustice dominated the national conversation and she saw other athletes speak out.
Tom Herman will not be leaving the Forty Acres anytime soon
November 1, 2020
Is it worth it to make a head coach change when the University is expected to lose millions in revenue? The short answer: no.
Texas players should be ‘expected’ to stand for what they believe in
October 25, 2020
The athletic department should understand that players taking a stand against “The Eyes of Texas” is not disrespectful; it should be proud that they will unequivocally stand for issues important to them.
Texas defeats Texas Tech Raiders in straight-set match
October 22, 2020
Although tonight’s win raises Texas' record to 9–0, Texas Tech exposed areas the Longhorns need to improve before their next match Friday.
No Cats on Attack: Texas volleyball topples Kansas State in straight-set victory
October 17, 2020
The Texas volleyball team remains undefeated after defeating the Kansas State Wildcats 3-0 Saturday.
The stakes are anything but low for Texas heading into Red River weekend
October 9, 2020
This year feels different. Texas and Oklahoma both enter the Red River Rivalry in unchartered territory, neither leading the Big 12 standings.
Texas volleyball sweeps Cyclones, talk dogs, classes postgame
October 9, 2020
For the fifth time this season, the Longhorns did not allow their opponents to tally any set wins. Following the game, players spoke about their personal lives off the court.
Texas lacrosse looks to return after season cut short
October 5, 2020
Now a few months away from a potential 2021 season, the lacrosse team must go through a new set of obstacles to compete.
Early wake-up call will benefit Longhorns
October 4, 2020
The 63-56 overtime win against Texas Tech confirmed Ehlinger’s place among Longhorn greats and sent Texas’ defense back to the tackling doghouse.
Texas volleyball players refused to sing ‘The Eyes of Texas’ in Kansas match
October 2, 2020
The Texas volleyball team made two statements Thursday night: The players swept Kansas in straight sets and did not put their horns up during “The Eyes of Texas.”
Players need to be supported when publicly discussing their mental health
September 27, 2020
Fans, athletes and coaches need to combat negative stigmas surrounding mental health and foster collegiate programs that allow athletes to feel like their best selves.
Texas volleyball starts 1–0 after Oklahoma sweep
September 25, 2020
Although Texas struggled with service errors, they were able to pull off a win during the three-set match thanks to strong offensive performances.
Texas Volleyball players continue to speak out about Black Lives Matter
September 21, 2020
Texas volleyball players are not allowing the Black Lives Matter movement to leave the spotlight.
Daniela’s Digs: College football’s new normal is finally here
September 12, 2020
Gone are the days of the three down linemen and third-down blitz for Texas. But so are days of packed bleachers that envelop DKR in the fall.
Texas fans react to volleyball moving to Frank Erwin Center
September 4, 2020
The Erwin Center provides fans adequate space for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, the athletic department said.
I'm sorry, Duke Ellis
December 8, 2019
Duke Ellis, you 100% do not know who I am, but I’m sorry.
Texas makes coaching changes after 7–5 season
December 1, 2019
Texas Football has fired defensive coordinator Todd Orlando and wide receivers coach Drew Mehringer, according to a press release on Sunday. They have also re-assigned offensive coordinator Tim Beck to quarterbacks coach for bowl preparation, while inside receivers coach Corby Meekins will serve in an “administrative capacity.”
The last time in white
November 23, 2019
Texas has closed a chapter in their season and has played their final road game of the regular season. Unfortunately for the team and its seniors, it was not the outcome they wanted.
Texas heads to No. 14 Baylor
November 22, 2019
The Longhorns are heading to Waco, Texas, to face the Baylor Bears in their penultimate game of the season. The No. 14 Baylor Bears are currently second in the Big 12 with only one loss to Oklahoma after blowing a 21-point lead in the second half.
The past and the present: The legacy of the class of 2016
November 21, 2019
Senior defensive lineman Malcolm Roach and senior defensive back Brandon Jones pressed on through tough times early in their Texas careers, managing the trials and tribulations brought upon by the Texas brand.
Nightmare in Ames haunts Texas’ Big 12 hopes
November 16, 2019
With three costly penalties on the final drive, the Longhorns had nothing else to do but watch the Cyclones storm the field in celebration after they sent Texas' Big 12 Championship hopes through the uprights.
Texas heads to tough road atmosphere in Ames, Iowa
November 15, 2019
Coming off the win against Kansas State, the Longhorns are hoping to use some newfound confidence against Iowa State. This week,it will fall on Texas’ defense to stop ISU’s talented offense and execute at the level it did in the second half against Kansas State.
Texas bowl predictions: What must happen next?
November 14, 2019
Texas is still in a position to play a marquee opponent during bowl season. Depending on its next three games, fans may be seeing the Longhorns against blue-blood opponents like Notre Dame or the University of Southern California.
Texas defense adds Brown, Overshown after injury recovery
November 11, 2019
The Longhorns may not be flying high after their last-second 27-24 victory over the Kansas State Wildcats Saturday, but team confidence has taken a considerable leap for a Texas team in danger of sputtering.
Healthy defense performs against Kansas State
November 9, 2019
The Longhorns clinched the win against Kansas State on Saturday after a game-winning field goal from sophomore kicker Cameron Dicker. But this moment was possible because Texas’ defense forced a Kansas field goal and tied the game at 24 points apiece.
Bye-week shenanigans: Longhorns remain competitive in Fantasy Football
November 5, 2019
At Tuesday’s player availability, the Longhorns reflected on their bye week, the offensive line and their fantasy football leagues. Texas’ second break of the season corresponded with Halloween, senior offensive lineman Parker Braun’s favorite holiday. In spooky spirit, Braun, senior center Zach Shackelford and junior offensive lineman Derek Kerstetter went to a local haunted house.
Three takeaways from Herman’s press conference
November 5, 2019
Fresh off the bye week, head coach Tom Herman met with the media Monday to discuss the state of the team following a gameless Saturday. Now heading toward Kansas State, Herman said the bye week was a great time for the team to regroup and relax.
Texas bye week news: Injury updates, accountability in locker room
November 1, 2019
Head coach Tom Herman met with the media Wednesday to discuss the state of Texas football. The Longhorns are currently in the middle of their second bye week of the season — something the team desperately needed following their 37-27 loss to TCU and slew of injuries throughout the season.
Horned Frogs bring Longhorns down in 37-27 loss
October 26, 2019
TCU fans stormed the field when the clock hit zero, leaving Texas with one question: What could have been? Not only what could have been on Saturday afternoon in Fort Worth, but what could this 2019 season have been?
Into the ‘hornet’s nest: Texas starts off the latter half of their season against TCU
October 25, 2019
The Longhorns will be traveling back to the Dallas-Fort Worth area to face off against the TCU Horned Frogs this Saturday. With one loss in conference play to Oklahoma and a close win against Kansas, the Longhorns have entered do-or-die territory.
Takeaways from football coordinators
October 23, 2019
Coordinators Todd Orlando and Tim Beck met with the press Wednesday to discuss the state of Texas’ defense and offense following their disappointing performance against Kansas. Looking forward to the next game, Beck and Orlando continued to guide their players to success for the upcoming matchup with Texas Christian University.
Offense talks final drive against Kansas
October 22, 2019
Only 1:11 remained in the game after Kansas completed a two-point conversion that put the Jayhawks up 48-47. Longhorn fans watched the final 48-yard kickoff that put Texas on its own 25-yard line and wondered if junior quarterback Sam Ehlinger would be able to lead the Longhorns down the field and into field goal range.
Texas escapes with a 50-48 win
October 20, 2019
The Jayhawks offense and Longhorn defense make a perfect pair — Kansas came into Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium as the second worst total offense in the Big 12. Together they dismantled the 21-point spread that favored the Longhorns and made way for the 50-48 shootout that crowned Texas victorious.
With only six games remaining, Longhorns prepare to make or break Big 12 Championship
October 18, 2019
The Longhorns will likely be favored in every game for the rest of the season. Translation: The Longhorns’ Big 12 hopes are still alive and well.
Texas looks toward redemption
October 18, 2019
The Longhorns look to redeem themselves against the Kansas Jayhawks (2–4) this Saturday following last week’s loss to Oklahoma. Considered 21-point favorites in the matchup, this game will give Texas an opportunity to shake off last week’s performance.
Offense unable to compete against OU
October 12, 2019
The Texas Longhorns fell to the Oklahoma Sooners 34-27 on Saturday in the 115th Red River Rivalry. Though the Longhorns only lost by seven points, there was a greater disparity in talent between Texas’ offensive line and Oklahoma’s defensive line.
Signs of Life: Zach Shackelford's ASL minor serves as connection to family, deaf community
October 9, 2019
For Texas offensive lineman Zach Shackelford, learning American Sign Language wasn't just for a language credit, it was to connect with his family and the deaf community.
Texas talks Red River atmosphere
October 9, 2019
Texas players talk about playing at the Cotton Bowl and their thoughts on Jalen Hurts.
Herman looks back on history, tradition behind Red River Rivalry
October 7, 2019
Head coach Tom Herman has seen and worked in great college rivalries since the start of his career. He experienced the Michigan-Ohio State rivalry firsthand while he was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Ohio State. He’s been a part of the Battle of the Piney Woods, a 94-season rivalry between Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin State University. And of course, the Red River Rivalry.
Take Texas Home, Country Roads
October 5, 2019
Texas arrived in Morgantown with a thirst for vengeance. Not only were the Longhorns entering an arena of passionate fans hungry for their loss, but they were out to avenge their one point loss against West Virginia at home last season.
Coordinators talk consistency
October 3, 2019
Following the bye week, coordinators Tim Beck and Todd Orlando spoke Wednesday about how both sides of the ball are confident going into their matchup against West Virginia. Now moving into their fifth game of the season, players are also feeling good.
Keondre Coburn emerges as leader on young defense
October 1, 2019
Freshman defensive lineman Keondre Coburn proves leadership potential through his work ethic and demeanor.
Del Conte: ‘Us not playing A&M is not good for college football’
September 27, 2019
Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte and Texas A&M athletic director Ross Bjork spoke about reinstating the Lone Star Showdown on Friday at a panel during the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival. The teams haven't faced off since 2011, but Del Conte is adamant about resuming the rivalry.
Ingram catalyzes Texas offense in 36-30 win over OSU
September 25, 2019
The stadium has attempted to repeat this magical moment all season, but none have compared until Saturday night. Texas was neck and neck against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at the end of the third quarter. Minutes into the fourth quarter, the DJ queued “Don’t Stop Believin,’” and the Longhorns were hit with a wave of inspiration.
Nationally ranked receiver, running back pose challenge for Longhorns
September 20, 2019
Conference play has returned to the Forty Acres, and the 3–0 Oklahoma State Cowboys are ready. When you think Big 12 football, it’s easy to let the Cowboys fade into the background of the Red River Rivalry and other great matchups.
Coordinators talk players, improvement in 2019 season
September 18, 2019
Coordinators Tim Beck and Todd Orlando have been with the Longhorns since 2017. Now in their third year, they have had the opportunity to watch young players grow and their now 2–1 team develop.
Texas takes down Rice in 48-13 game
September 15, 2019
The Texas versus Rice game has been around for over 100 years, and for the first time since 2015, the Longhorns returned to H-Town to face their millennial rivals. However, what once was called a rivalry would be an injustice to Texas, as they blew out the Owls 48-13 on Saturday night.
Joseph Ossai is 'All In'
September 13, 2019
Sophomore linebacker Joseph Ossai, who arrived to the United States from Nigeria at the age of 10, has stepped into the starting role at B linebacker in 2019. Ossai has already set himself up as one of the leaders of this young defense.
Texas players discuss game-ending 3rd and 17 play against LSU
September 10, 2019
The Longhorns were only one touchdown away from finally catching the LSU Tigers after trailing most of the game. Then the 3rd & 17 play happened.
Duvernay named Co-Offensive Player of the Week
September 10, 2019
Senior wide receiver Devin Duvernay was named the Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after surpassing his career records in receptions and receiving yards Saturday against the LSU Tigers.
Coaches discuss LSU matchup ahead of weekend
September 6, 2019
It’s Week Two, and No. 9 Texas is considered an underdog in its highly anticipated matchup against No. 6 Louisiana State University. As the spread continues to lean in LSU’s favor, Texas is preparing to face what may be its greatest challenge this season.
Texas welcomes Number 6 LSU
September 6, 2019
This week, senior safety Brandon Jones is back on the big stage, but it’s not a bowl game or the Red River Rivalry. Instead, the stage is Week Two in Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium facing the No. 6 LSU Tigers. For many, this is a battle of Defesive Back Universities or an SEC-Big 12 war, but not for the senior captain.
Coaches discuss LSU matchup ahead of weekend
September 5, 2019
It’s Week Two, and No. 9 Texas is considered an underdog in their highly anticipated matchup against No. 6 Louisiana State University. As the spread continues to lean in LSU’s favor, Texas is preparing to face what may be its greatest challenge this season.
Texas cruises past Louisiana Tech in season opener
September 1, 2019
The Longhorns started their season 1–0 after a landslide 45-14 victory over Louisiana Tech, marking Tom Herman’s first season-opener win.
Honoring 32: Texas players reflect on Longhorn legend Cedric Benson
August 30, 2019
With 32 on the back of every helmet, and a moment of silence prior to the season opener, the Longhorn faithful in attendance will feel Cedric Benson’s presence at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium one more time.
Coordinators reflect on Ehlinger’s role on the field
August 28, 2019
Junior quarterback Sam Ehlinger has been called a lot of things. What he’s never been called is a linebacker.
Three takeaways from Tom Herman’s press conference
August 27, 2019
With game day right around the corner, head coach Tom Herman faced the media Monday and answered questions on what to expect before Louisiana Tech.
Texas has running back questions to answer before season opener
August 25, 2019
With the season opener just a week away, Texas has lost another running back to injury. A UT spokesperson announced Friday that running back Daniel Young will not be sidelined “for several weeks” following a “significant” high ankle sprain.
Texas falls 1-0 in second game of series against Kansas
May 5, 2019
Texas can’t seem to find its footing — even against the Kansas Jayhawks, who stand near the bottom of the Big 12. The Longhorns were defeated 1-0 on Saturday in game two of their weekend series.
Texas drops series to West Virginia after 9-8 loss in Game 2
April 27, 2019
Texas cannot seem to find its footing at home. The Longhorns’ losing streak continued Saturday as they suffered a 9-8 loss against West Virginia after a two-run ninth inning by the Mountaineers.
Texas remains confident ahead of West Virginia series
April 26, 2019
Head coach David Pierce is done yelling.
Longhorns’ losing streak continues with blown lead to Texas State
April 23, 2019
After five straight innings with little motion on the basepaths, the Longhorns hit their stride in the seventh inning of Tuesday’s game against Texas State. But the Bobcats weren’t willing to lay down.
Longhorns swept by Oklahoma State after heartbreaking 11-10 loss
April 21, 2019
Going into Saturday afternoon’s game against Oklahoma State, Texas was already trailing the series 2–0. The Longhorns were only able to hit one ball in Thursday’s 15-0 loss while their 10-2 loss saw nine hits but only two runs, both coming in the ninth inning.
Texas ready to move on to Stillwater after midweek win
April 18, 2019
After evaluating his team’s strengths and weaknesses, Texas head coach David Pierce implemented some fielding changes Tuesday night in the Longhorns’ starting lineup. Bryce Reagan occupied second base while Turner Gauntt crouched behind Lamar hitters as the catcher. The changes proved to be successful, as the Longhorns beat Lamar 7-2 on Tuesday night.
Ryan Reynolds embraces team captain role amid Texas' struggle
April 16, 2019
When you think Texas Baseball, you think of players like Ryan Reynolds. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound third baseman has been a rock in the infield for three seasons.
Pierce looks to make changes after 2-0 loss to Kansas State
April 15, 2019
Bark at the Park brought different personalities to the Disch — some were decked out in Longhorn gear, while others tried their best to recreate Bevo’s signature look.
Ellis reflects on team connection ahead of Kansas State
April 12, 2019
While rain showers confined Texas to the visitor’s locker room on Sunday in Waco, center fielder Duke Ellis described a vibrant scene where players took part in games together. “We had a little game going, guys laughing. We connected as a team,” Ellis said.
Texas looks to improve upon midweek record against Rice
April 9, 2019
Now more than halfway through its season, Texas baseball has battled rainy weather throughout, from Stanford, California, to Sunday’s downpour in Waco, Texas. Battling physical conditions has become commonplace at times for the Longhorns.
Texas takes second game against Baylor 8-6
April 7, 2019
Waco, Texas, looked a lot like Austin early Saturday afternoon, with thunder and lightning pummeling the city.
Wild walk-off completes series sweep for Longhorns
March 31, 2019
Before Xavier, there were TCU and Incarnate Word — games where the Longhorns could have easily tacked on another win to improve its series.
Longhorns win game two over Arkansas for series split
March 21, 2019
Although some batters left Disch-Falk Field bruised after both teams combined for eight hits by pitches, the Longhorns left with a 7-6 win as well.
Pitchers struggle as Longhorns fall to Arkansas, 11-4
March 19, 2019
UFCU Disch-Falk Field was loud Tuesday night as the Longhorns took on the Arkansas Razorbacks. However, a familiar “Texas Fight” wasn’t what echoed through the field — instead, Arkansas’ “Hog Chant” rang throughout as the Razorbacks took down Texas, 11-4.
Longhorns escape Red Raiders, 4-3, in series-clinching win
March 17, 2019
With a series win over the Red Raiders, Texas also starts its campaign 2–1 in Big 12 play. The Longhorns were able to secure the win with quality plays from shortstop Masen Hibbeler and solid arms in the bullpen.
Red Raiders tie series, 1–1, after Texas offense falters
March 16, 2019
On Saturday afternoon, UFCU Disch-Falk Field saw a regular season record-breaking crowd of 7,879 people. Texas fans cheered on the Longhorns until the end, even though Texas’ offense couldn’t find its usual groove.
Peter provides much-needed spark as Texas Tech awaits
March 14, 2019
After a landslide win over Texas Southern, an unlikely hero stood amongst reporters.
Texas looks to regroup before Texas Southern
March 11, 2019
Texas swept the No. 1 team in the country. But the glory was short lived as the Longhorns are now coming off a three-game losing streak against Stanford, which included a 9-0 blowout.
Fourth inning failures causes third consecutive loss for Texas
March 10, 2019
Sunken Diamond appeared to be a slip-and-slide Sunday afternoon when the Longhorns were blown out by Stanford, 9-0.
Texas defeats No. 6 Stanford at Sunken Diamond
March 8, 2019
Four-run ninth inning gets Texas past Stanford in first of four-game series.
Texas pitcher Ridgeway leaves Longhorns after mutual agreement
March 5, 2019
Pitcher Beau Ridgeway has left the Texas baseball program after reaching a mutual agreement with head coach David Pierce last Thursday, a source told The Daily Texan.
Texas outfielders make huge moves to secure series over LSU
March 3, 2019
Texas recovers from a 6-4 deficit in the ninth inning, defeating No. 1 LSU at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Sunday March 3, 2019.
Texas takes down LSU, 8-4, to improve its series record to 2-0
March 2, 2019
But by the bottom of the sixth inning Saturday, LSU fans resorted to booing Longhorn batters in an attempt to distract them as Texas tacked on one more win to its record after an 8-4 win.
Texas upsets No. 2 Ranked LSU
March 2, 2019
A sold out crowd, the No. 2 team in the country and UFCU Disch-Falk Field. In front of the biggest regular season crowd since 2012, no one expected the No. 22 Longhorns to match the LSU Tigers, let alone beat them 8-1.
Zubia looks towards LSU matchup after loss
February 28, 2019
Under the warmth of the dugout’s heaters, Zach Zubia sat with his back pressed to the wall and feet atop the Longhorn bench while reflecting on the Wednesday night loss to UTSA.
Landslide win over Bearkats shows Texas freshman prowess
February 26, 2019
A crowd of 4,575 people gathered Tuesday night to watch the Longhorns take on Sam Houston State.
Texas prepares for home opener against Purdue
February 21, 2019
After a successful 3–1 road campaign to kick off their season, Texas returns for its home opening weekend against Purdue.
Texas shows off powerhouse offense in 11-4 win over Rice
February 19, 2019
The Longhorns beat Rice 11-4 on a cold, wet Tuesday night at Reckling Park in Houston as part of their opening slate of road games this season.
Texas takes season-opening series at Louisiana
February 17, 2019
Texas opened their 2019 campaign with a successful opening series against Louisiana by taking two of the three games in front of a very passionate Ragin’ Cajuns fanbase.
Elder shines in season opener against Louisiana
February 15, 2019
Texas’ season opener resulted in extra baseball for roughly 5,000 attendees at M.L. Tigue Moore Field at Russo Park. The Longhorns barely escaped the Ragin’ Cajuns, 3-1, on Friday night.
Texas addresses unanswered questions ahead of season opener at Louisiana
February 14, 2019
Texas starts its season Friday against Louisiana for the second consecutive year. The Longhorns went 2–1 against the Ragin' Cajuns last year.
Clemens family welcomed at Alumni Game
February 3, 2019
Legends from Texas baseball’s past returned to UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Saturday afternoon for the annual Alumni Game.
Texas’ David Hamilton out 2019 season after suffering Achilles injury on scooter
January 12, 2019
Infielder David Hamilton’s suffered a season-ending Achilles injury after a fall from a motorized scooter. The team announced Saturday he will not be able to return for the 2019 season.
Texas goes cold in loss to Virginia Tech
November 10, 2018
Virginia Tech brought winter with it on a cold, windy Friday night. The Hokies brought down the Longhorns, 1-0, ending their 2018 postseason.
Texas capitalizes on Kansas’ mistakes, advances to the Big 12 Semifinals
October 30, 2018
By the end of the 110 minutes of play, it no longer mattered who was the better team. Instead, it lied in which team made a mistake first.
Longhorns fall to another Big 12 opponent in final regular season match
October 25, 2018
The Texas Longhorns (13–3–2) were unable to find their usual rhythm against the Red Raiders in Lubbock, Texas.
Texas finishes regular season undefeated at home on senior day
October 21, 2018
No. 17 Texas finished its regular season undefeated at home with a 4-0 win over Kansas State on Sunday.