Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Football

Cedric Baxter continues Texas tradition of power running, backfield leadership with early enrollment

Cedric Baxter continues Texas tradition of power running, backfield leadership with early enrollment

January 19, 2023

A thermostat, not a thermometer. That’s how Edgewater football coach Cameron Duke described 2023 Texas signee Cedric Baxter Jr. to the Orlando Sentinel. Baxter, who was named a five-star recruit and...

NFL Draft predictions for Texas players

NFL Draft predictions for Texas players

January 12, 2023

Five Longhorns made the decision to declare for the NFL Draft. Though no Longhorns were drafted last year, Texas has many promising prospects in 2023, including a first-round pick for the first time since...

Five-star linebacker Anthony Hill gives Texas defense much-needed answer

Five-star linebacker Anthony Hill gives Texas defense much-needed answer

January 9, 2023

Texas’ prospects for the linebacker position in the 2023 season were looking thin. Senior DeMarvion Overshown is heading to the NFL draft, senior Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey ran out of eligibility and...

Wide receiver Jordan Whittington to return for 5th year

Wide receiver Jordan Whittington to return for 5th year

January 8, 2023

Junior wide receiver Jordan Whittington announced Friday that he will return to the Forty Acres  for another season.  In 13 games, 12 of which he started, Whittington caught 50 passes for a total...

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Fifth-year defensive lineman Keondre Coburn declares for NFL draft

January 6, 2023

Fifth-year defensive lineman Keondre Coburn declared for the NFL draft on Thursday evening. Coburn just finished his fifth year with the Longhorns and was named Second Team All-Big 12 by Big 12 coaches...

Worthy, running back room struggle against Washington in 27-20 Alamo Bowl loss

Worthy, running back room struggle against Washington in 27-20 Alamo Bowl loss

December 30, 2022

No. 21 Texas learned that it's hard to win without its top three skill players.  Left without the two-punch running back duo of junior Bijan Robinson and senior Roschon Johnson, who both opted out...

Texas fails to overcome third down inefficiency, drops Alamo Bowl game in 27-20 loss

Texas fails to overcome third down inefficiency, drops Alamo Bowl game in 27-20 loss

December 30, 2022

After cutting the deficit to a single possession late in the Valero Alamo Bowl, No. 21 Texas saw its onside kick attempt recovered by No. 12 Washington, effectively sealing the victory for the Huskies. The...

Steve Sarkasian runs onto the field  on Nov. 12, 2022 at Darrell K Royal- Texas Memorial Stadium.

Texas football likely to play in Alamo Bowl for third time in four seasons

December 1, 2022

Texas certainly remembers the Alamo Bowl. While bowl selections will not officially take place until Sunday, all signs indicate that Texas can expect to play in the Valero Alamo Bowl again this year.  The...

Head football coach Steve Sarkisian and the Texas football team hold up a hook em to the Eyes of Texas song after the UT vs. Baylor on November 25. The Longhorns defeated the Bears 38-27.

After missing out on Big 12 Championship, Sarkisian reflects on 8-4 season

November 29, 2022

Two things needed to happen for Texas football to earn a Big 12 Championship berth. Step one: Beat Baylor. Texas took care of business on Friday. The Longhorns came from behind for the first time...

Roschon Johnson, Texas seniors cap 8-win regular season with senior day victory

Roschon Johnson, Texas seniors cap 8-win regular season with senior day victory

November 25, 2022

When No. 24 Texas honored its seniors during pregame festivities prior to the last game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, senior running back Roschon Johnson was the last to be celebrated. In...

No. 24 Texas keeps Big 12 championship hopes alive with resilient win against Baylor

No. 24 Texas keeps Big 12 championship hopes alive with resilient win against Baylor

November 25, 2022

When it mattered most, No. 24 Texas football finished out a game strong.  For the past two seasons, head coach Steve Sarkisian’s Longhorns have notoriously struggled in the second half. This year,...

Notes on the Coach - Baylor

Notes on the Coach – Baylor

November 21, 2022

Baylor head coach Dave Aranda knows defense and success. Aranda served as defensive coordinator for multiple programs including LSU, Wisconsin, Utah State, Cal Lutheran, Delta State and Hawaii. Not to...

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