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Fake engineer bids farewell to fake news
May 10, 2019
It feels though as if every time I’ve done something related to the basement, there’s always been an aura of uncertainty.
Texas officials break ground on South End Zone expansion project
May 5, 2019
When Tom Herman became Texas’ head coach in 2016, it seemed as though little had changed from the last time Herman was on the Forty Acres two decades ago.
Omenihu, Boyd drafted, others sign with NFL teams
April 28, 2019
Most National Football League prospects spend the weekend of the NFL Draft glued to their televisions, anxiously awaiting a phone call from an NFL suitor. Defensive back Kris Boyd found himself throwing a football in his backyard when the Minnesota area code popped up on his phone.
For Texas’ top prospects, four years comes down to this weekend
April 24, 2019
For defensive end Charles Omenihu, the journey to this week started over a year ago. Coming off a productive junior season in which he played in all 13 games and recorded 28 total tackles, the NFL seemed like the next logical step for Omenihu. However, there was only one thing that factored into his decision to stay for his senior season.
Whittington, defense shine in chilly Spring Game
April 14, 2019
Even two hours before kickoff, the excitement surrounding Texas’ Orange-White Spring Game was palpable.
Texas looks to highlight progress ahead of spring game
April 12, 2019
For the second year in a row, Texas is heading into its annual spring game coming off a bowl victory. While head coach Tom Herman, who’s entering his third season, continues to turn around the program, there’s a lot more fanfare being added to the spring game itself.
Herman, Texas gear up for spring football after first practice
March 11, 2019
“It felt really good to be back out on the field,” head coach Tom Herman said. “You could see guys that are hustling, guys that play with great effort, guys that make good decisions, and we saw a lot of that today.”
Shane Buechele announces graduate transfer to SMU
February 7, 2019
Shane Buechele announced late Thursday he will transfer to SMU to play out his last year of eligibility after graduation in May.
Herman talks recruits, injuries in Signing Day presser
February 6, 2019
After Texas bagged the nation’s third-ranked 2019 recruiting class according to 247Sports, it’ll be carrying even more momentum heading to the offseason after a program-changing win in the Sugar Bowl over No. 5 Georgia. Here are some highlights from Herman’s National Signing Day press conference Wednesday.
Vince Young arrested for DWI, second time in three years
February 5, 2019
Former Texas and NFL quarterback Vince Young was arrested for driving while intoxicated in Fort Bend County early Monday morning
Dismissed to dominant: Malcom Brown’s journey to Super Bowl LIII
February 3, 2019
Before Malcom Brown’s successful run at Texas and subsequent leap to the NFL, his immaturity as a freshman at Brenham High School almost cost him his career before it even began.
UT, A&M presidents shed light on renewing football rivalry
January 19, 2019
In the years since the last Lone Star Showdown, it seems as if everyone except officials from Texas and Texas A&M has wanted the schools to meet on the gridiron again.
BYU sweeps Texas, eliminates Longhorns from NCAA Tournament
December 9, 2018
Texas was in perfect position. Up 21-20 in the third set against BYU, the fifth-seeded Longhorns were set up to get right back in the game after dropping the first two sets. But that’s where it all fell apart.
Texas prepares for SFA, NCAA Tournament
November 28, 2018
With the fifth-overall seed in the tournament, the Longhorns were just a spot shy of hosting their region of the tournament leading up to the Final Four. Instead, they’ll host the first two rounds with Texas having just faced one of the other three teams coming to Austin.
Texas earns No. 5 seed in NCAA Tournament
November 25, 2018
For the second year in a row, Texas missed out on a top-four seed in the NCAA Tournament despite winning the Big 12 regular season conference title.
Texas Wins If, Loses If: Week 13 vs Kansas
November 19, 2018
With a win against Iowa State behind them, it’s easy for the Longhorns to look past Kansas and ahead to the Big 12 Championship game in Jerry’s World. But we also know what happened the last time Texas looked past Kansas. If the Longhorns want to play for the Big 12 title, here’s what needs to happen:
Texas wins if, loses if: Week 12 vs. Iowa State
November 15, 2018
It’s quite simple for No. 15 Texas: Don’t lose. A loss for the Longhorns in either of the two remaining games means elimination from a spot in the Big 12 Championship. While Saturday’s game might be about Texas’ graduating seniors, the underlying message remains the same. If Texas wants to give its seniors a win in their home finale, here’s what needs to happen:
Texas stays hot, avenges earlier loss to Kansas
November 12, 2018
Saturday’s volleyball game against Kansas showed fans and opponents alike how the Longhorns’ new adjustments fared with its tried and tested rotation, and it returned yet another positive result: a seventh straight win.
Texas wins if, loses if: Texas Tech
November 8, 2018
Texas Tech is a name that has not sat well with Texas fans recently. Despite dropping six straight meetings from 2009–2014, the Red Raiders have come up victorious in two of the last three matchups with Texas. But the air raid offense is still alive and well in Lubbock, and Texas Tech will be looking to lay the knockout punch on the Longhorns’ Big 12 title hopes. If Texas wants to keep its season alive, here’s what it’ll have to do:
Longhorns extend winning streak against Wildcats to six games
November 7, 2018
The No. 5 Texas Longhorns extended their current winning streak to six games by defeating the Kansas State Wildcats.
Texas stays true to form on Halloween Eve, wins over TCU
November 1, 2018
Halloween gives most people a chance to be creative. But the Longhorns? They arrived at Gregory Gym as themselves. After TCU pushed its last matchup with the Longhorns to five sets, there was no hiding No. 6 Texas’ identity Halloween night as the Longhorns picked up a 3-1 win.
Texas returns home, completes sweep of Oklahoma
October 27, 2018
Texas jumped out to 2-0 lead after two sets, but Gregory Gym grew quiet as the Longhorns found themselves in a 19-16 hole.
Finally home, Texas gears up for Texas Tech
October 19, 2018
Nearly at the midpoint of the 2018 season, Texas has found itself spending a lot more time in the air than on the court.
Texas wins back-and-forth affair with Oklahoma
October 15, 2018
Three. That’s not only the consecutive number of road wins that have gone to five sets this season, but also the number of times a Texas team has defeated OU within the past week.
Wins if, loses if: Week 7, Baylor
October 12, 2018
For the past three years, the Longhorns have enjoyed success against Baylor. In fact, the Bears are the only team in the Big 12 that Texas has been undefeated against over that span. If Texas wants to keep its win streak alive, here’s what it’ll have to do:
Texas prepares to face red-hot Kansas
October 9, 2018
Texas knows a thing or two about playing close games.
Texas completes close sweep of Iowa State
October 8, 2018
Kills by outside hitter Micaya White and freshman outside hitter Logan Eggleston started off the game and got Gregory Gym off its feet. The pair set the tone at the match, and the Longhorns just kept it going as No. 4 Texas dispatched Iowa State in straight sets (25-21, 25-22, 25-21), maintaining its perfect conference record this season.
Texas' offensive discipline remains pivotal against Oklahoma
October 5, 2018
ESPN’s College GameDay, high ticket prices and most importantly the number next to Texas’ name have put the national spotlight back on the classic at the Cotton Bowl. If Texas wants to capitalize on the buildup and spotlight, here’s what it’ll have to do.
5700 miles away from home, Luketic continues to develop
October 2, 2018
Katerina Luketic's first year on the 40 Acres also happens to be her first time in the United States. With this comes the excitement of traveling to a new place and also a lot of emotions.
On the road yet again: Texas sweeps West Virginia
September 30, 2018
Just two weeks ago, question marks were popping up for the Longhorns.
Texas sweeps Baylor in conference home opener
September 26, 2018
On Wednesday, Texas fans saw a strong, almost error-free effort indicative of a team that had made necessary adjustments. After a weeklong break from conference action, No. 4 Texas returned to the floor and promptly dispatched No. 21 Baylor in straight sets.
16 is magic number as No. 5 Texas’ season heads into Big 12 Conference play
September 19, 2018
That’s also the number of games the Longhorns will have to win — excluding the conference tournament — to secure the right to host all the rounds in the NCAA Tournament until the Final Four.
Stanford downs Texas after early lead
September 16, 2018
Kills courtesy of junior outside hitter Yaasmeen Bedart-Ghani and redshirt freshman Brionne Butler got Texas off to a quick 2-0 lead in the first set. That’s when Stanford’s Kathryn Plummer began Stanford's strong comeback.
Week Three: Texas wins if/loses if...
September 14, 2018
It’s finally here. The No. 22 USC Trojans will pay a visit to Austin this weekend in a rematch of last year’s double overtime thriller in Los Angeles.
Texas swept by No. 2 Stanford
September 11, 2018
Last December, Texas walked off the floor in defeat at the hands of the Stanford Cardinal in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.
Texas finds its rhythm, downs Kentucky
September 10, 2018
After falling behind in the first set, Texas took the following three sets to defeat No. 16 Kentucky (25-27, 25-21, 25-18, 25-16), kicking off their home schedule with a 2-0 record.
Home sweet home: Longhorns ready for Gregory Gym
September 5, 2018
On Thursday, No. 6 Texas finally returns to Gregory Gym for the Longhorns’ home opener against Texas State.
Blueprint to Texas victory over Tulsa
September 4, 2018
The Longhorns return to Austin for their home opener against Tulsa in hopes to notch their first win of 2018. Let’s get right into how this week could play out for the Longhorns.
Texas bounces back, sweeps High Point
September 2, 2018
After falling to No. 8 Wisconsin on Saturday, No. 2 Texas bounced back in just under 12 hours with a quick sweep (25-21, 25-21, 25-15) against the High Point Panthers.
Texas' must-dos for season opener
August 31, 2018
Year two of the Tom Herman era — along with hype, expectations and postseason hopes — begins Saturday as No. 23 Texas takes the field against Maryland at FedExField.
Freshmen highlight Longhorns’ victory over No. 18 Oregon
August 24, 2018
By the end of Friday’s match, freshmen led No. 3 Texas on the box score in kills, digs and blocks. The result? A four-set win (25-22, 25-23, 22-25, 25-18) over No. 18 Oregon.
After long offseason, Texas prepares to serve up 2018
August 24, 2018
After Texas walked off the floor after getting eliminated in the Elite Eight in Palo Alto, California, at the end of the 2017–18 season, question marks started popping up.
Home sweet home: Williams returns to Dallas, this time as a Cowboy
April 30, 2018
All eyes shifted to Connor Williams hours before the 2018 NFL Draft commenced as the former Longhorn left tackle stepped onto the red carpet along with 21 other first-round prospects.
Ten Longhorns make splash at NFL Draft
April 29, 2018
Before prospects had their names called at the NFL Draft this weekend at AT&T Stadium, prospects such as safety DeShon Elliott took to Twitter to anticipate their landing spot as well as their career goals.
Draft Preview: Longhorns take the field at AT&T Stadium
April 25, 2018
Prospective NFL players usually don’t get their first taste of standing on an NFL field until August. But this year is different.
Fenves named to CFP Board of Managers
April 24, 2018
UT President Gregory Fenves has been named to the Board of Managers of the College Football Playoff, filling the Big 12 Conference’s seat at the table.
After spring game, a lot of questions still remain
April 23, 2018
Spring is an interesting time for college football programs all over the country.
Humphrey, Longhorns show promise ahead of 2018 season
April 21, 2018
From nearly three hours before kickoff until the final whistle, Texas wanted to send a message — and that didn’t have to necessarily be left solely on the field.
Texas gears up for Spring Game, weather
April 18, 2018
Football comes with a lot of uncertainties. While a fumble, blocked kick or dropped pass is controllable, there’s one thing that’s not — the weather.
Herman: Texas 'headed in the right direction'
April 9, 2018
Every spring practice starts the same way — not at the coach’s whistle, but at the cue of blaring music around the Frank Denius Fields.
Back in action, Longhorns upend Aggies in spring scrimmage
April 5, 2018
In the first scrimmage of the spring season, fans got their first look at Texas’ 2018 squad at Gregory Gym.
NFL prospects capitalize on Pro Day spotlight
March 28, 2018
Seventy yards separated Texas’ Pro Day participants from media, their families and prospective agents.
Herman, Longhorns gear up for spring football
March 20, 2018
As the offseason comes to a close, the Longhorns will don their pads and open the first week of Spring Football.
Longhorns impress at NFL Combine
March 7, 2018
The eyes of Texas, and those of NFL scouts, were upon 336 of college football’s elite at the 2018 NFL Combine this past weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana, where prospective NFL draftees showcased their talents to scouts from all 32 NFL teams.
Lexi Sun to transfer from Texas
February 23, 2018
Texas Athletics announced Friday afternoon that freshman outside hitter Lexi Sun announced she is transferring from the program, intending to leave the University at the conclusion of the spring academic term.
Herman, Longhorns gear up for National Signing Day
February 6, 2018
Texas currently boasts the No. 3 recruiting class in the nation and aims to keep it there after National Signing Day.
Texas football offseason storylines: What to expect
January 23, 2018
With a lot happening off the field this offseason, Texas will be recruiting and reorganizing on all levels. Here are some things to look out for this offseason:
Texas football offseason roundup: what you missed
January 17, 2018
Here are some quick notes from what the Longhorns did while students were away on break.
Longhorns Fall to Stanford in Elite Eight
December 10, 2017
It first happened last year in Columbus, but last night it happened right at the doorstep of the Final Four in Palo Alto.
Ogbogu ready to return to volleyball's biggest stage
December 6, 2017
Almost a year ago, Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, was the center of the volleyball world.
California dreamin’: Texas downs NC State, advances to Sweet 16
December 2, 2017
Senior middle blocker Chiaka Ogbogu finished off Saturday’s second round match with a kill down the middle, splitting three NC State players before the ball hit the ground.
Longhorns claim No. 6 seed in NCAA Tournament
November 27, 2017
Texas coaches, players, families and staff gathered in the Longhorns’ practice facility on Sunday evening expecting good news: a top seed and the right to host the region’s action in the NCAA Tournament. But following a season of curveballs for the burnt orange, Texas was thrown another on Sunday night.
Texas downs Baylor, completes perfect Big 12 season
November 25, 2017
After earning a victory on senior day against Oklahoma on Wednesday, the Longhorns took to the road for their season finale on Saturday afternoon, facing off against No. 18 Baylor in Waco.
Seniors reflect, ready for final stretch
November 20, 2017
For seniors Ebony Nwanebu and Chiaka Ogbogu, every play on the court together is precious.
Heisman Watch: Week 13
November 20, 2017
Both on and off the field, Baker Mayfield’s behavior is questionable; but on the field, there’s no doubting his talent.
Heisman Watch: Week 12
November 16, 2017
If there was any doubt in critics’ minds, there shouldn’t be any now.
Heisman Watch: Week 11
November 9, 2017
It was Bedlam in Stillwater, Oklahoma this weekend.
Texas continues 11-game Big 12 win streak into TCU match
November 8, 2017
This team isn’t the same one that stepped onto the hardwood at the O’Connell Center in Gainesville, Florida, almost three months ago.
Texas upends Texas Tech, wins 3-1
November 5, 2017
As the crowd filed out of Gregory Gym before the ceremonial singing of the “The Eyes of Texas” on Saturday afternoon, it stopped to acknowledge a moment almost four years in the making.
Heisman Watch: Week 10
November 2, 2017
After Penn State running back Saquon Barkley ran the kickoff back to the house on the game’s opening play last week, Ohio State never kicked to him for the remainder of the game.
Texas completes season sweep of Mountaineers
October 30, 2017
The Longhorns come out swinging at home as they sweep West Virginia.
Heisman Watch: Week 9
October 26, 2017
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley caught, juggled and caught yet another touchdown to add to his monster year so far.
Texas claims Red River victory in Norman
October 22, 2017
The Red River won’t be crimson this year, at least on the volleyball court. The No. 3 Longhorns (16–2, 8–0 Big 12) came from behind on Sunday afternoon to take down Oklahoma in Norman, improving its win streak to 10 games.
Longhorns prepare for Red River renewal
October 20, 2017
Coming off of a 3-0 sweep at Texas Tech, the Longhorns look to ride their momentum into their Red River rivalry matchup at Oklahoma on Sunday
Heisman Watch: Week 8
October 19, 2017
Coming off a bye week, Saquon Barkley and the Nittany Lions jump right back into the action against No. 19 Michigan.
Heisman Watch: Week 7
October 12, 2017
For the first time since its battle with Iowa two weeks ago, Penn State did not have to depend on Saquon Barkley to singlehandedly win the Nittany Lions a game.
Texas defeats Kansas in five-set thriller
October 12, 2017
Senior Kansas outside hitter Madison Rigdon recorded one of her 20 kills to close out a convincing 25-18 victory in the third set, sending a raucous Lawrence, Kansas, crowd into a frenzy.
Team veteran Cat McCoy embraces leadership role
October 11, 2017
On a warm August afternoon three years ago in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Longhorns took to the court to face Texas-El Paso.
Heisman Watch: Week Six
October 5, 2017
Penn State running back Saquon Barkley started off Week Five with a bang, taking the opening kickoff 98 yards back for a touchdown against Indiana.
Touted freshmen find niche at Texas
October 4, 2017
For a freshman member of the Longhorns’ volleyball squad, everything is new: the classes, the buildings, the people and even the food.
No. 5 Texas completes sweep over Baylor
September 27, 2017
For the No. 5 Longhorns, bitmojis brought out their best performance Wednesday night. Texas took care of business on “Bitmoji Night” against Baylor in a 3-0 sweep at Gregory Gym.
Heisman Watch: Week Five
September 27, 2017
Conference play is finally underway, and so are the upsets. In a weekend full of head-scratching performances on either end of the spectrum, individual performance was emphasized, and Week Four provided Heisman candidates an opportunity to shine as the road to New York gets clearer day by day.
Longhorns Win 3-2, Summit Mountaineers
September 25, 2017
Texas volleyball claims its first conference win against West Virginia.
Longhorns sweep UTSA in out-of-conference finale
September 20, 2017
"La Decima." What may simply mean “the tenth one” to others now holds a special meaning for the No. 6 Texas Longhorns.
Longhorns prepare for out-of-conference finale
September 19, 2017
Unusual. That’s one word to describe No. 6 Texas’ extended break heading into their out-of-conference finale against the UTSA Roadrunners.
Heisman watch: Week Three
September 14, 2017
We’re now reaching the end of most out-of-conference play. We’ve seen some marquee matchups (and upsets), but as most teams gear up for conference play and a shot at their respective titles, they’ll have a chance to tune up before the season kicks into fifth gear.
Longhorns Fall to No. 1 Gophers 3-1
September 10, 2017
Texas faced a raucous home crowd on Friday against No. 1 Minnesota. The game did not turnout like the Longorns expected after losing the match 3-1.
Heisman Watch: Week Two
September 7, 2017
UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen wrapped up the college football weekend with a bang, amassing 491 yards and four touchdowns in UCLA’s thrilling 34-point comeback win against Texas A&M.
Longhorns sweep USD Tournament
September 4, 2017
The Longhorns bid California farewell after claiming a three-game sweep at the USD tournament, defeating Villanova, Georgia Tech, and then-No. 17 San Diego in the process.
Texas volleyball prepares for USD Tournament
August 31, 2017
After traveling to Florida this past weekend for the VERT Challenge, the Longhorns (1–1) will now travel to California for a three-game slate this weekend, including a date with No. 17 San Diego.
Heisman Watch: Week One
August 31, 2017
College football is upon us once again. This season features a plethora of talented players across all conferences who can make their teamscontenders overnight.
From fruit bars to freestyles, Smacker Miles knows the reward for dreaming big.
May 4, 2017
Now Smacker Miles begins her transition from sports to sports journalism, a career she has eyed since she was nine years old.
Longhorns become winningest program in history with 13th national title
March 26, 2017
Each time a Texas team wins a national championship, the Tower at the heart of campus gleams burnt orange with the number “one” lit on all four sides.
Texas aims to capture record 13th title
March 22, 2017
March Madness is well underway. But it’s not taking place solely on the hardwood.
Championship berths aplenty for Longhorns in Columbia
March 9, 2017
All-American senior Mark Anderson and freshman Grayson Campbell punched their tickets to the NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, with both claiming top-seven finishes in the one-meter finals at the NCAA Zone “D” Diving Meet in Columbia, Missouri.
Texas takes on one more meet ahead of nationals
March 2, 2017
The Longhorns, fresh off yet another set of Big 12 Championships, have their eyes set on unfurling another banner inside Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.
Longhorns claim Big 12, extend streak of conference titles
February 27, 2017
For 37 consecutive years, the Longhorns have proven to be their conference’s swimming and diving powerhouse.
Confident Longhorns dive Into Big 12 Championship meet
February 21, 2017
Under men’s head coach Eddie Reese, the Longhorns have racked up 37 consecutive conference championships.
Freshmen men fall in USTA/ITA National Tournament
November 4, 2016
Freshmen Yuya Ito and Christian Sigsgaard participated in the USTA/ITA National Indoor College Championships on Thursday.
Rising stars shine in tournament play
November 2, 2016
Head coach Michael Center has run the Longhorns’ men’s tennis program since 2000, making the Final Four three times.