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Shipleys’ careers become intertwined again

Donnavan Smoot June 29, 2020

For years, it seemed as if Jaxon Shipley was just following his big brother Jordan’s lead.  When Jaxon attended UT from 2011-2015, he played wide receiver on the Texas football team just...

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Abbott sets date for return of professional sports in Texas

Myah Taylor May 18, 2020

Select professional sports are allowed to return to Texas without spectators on May 31, Gov. Greg Abbott announced in a Monday press conference. The sports allowed to return include professional golf,...

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Malcolm Roach signs as free agent following 2020 NFL Draft

Myah Taylor April 25, 2020

Texas defensive lineman Malcolm Roach will be heading back to his home state after he was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New Orleans Saints. After not being selected in the 2020 NFL Draft,...

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Collin Johnson becomes third Longhorn selected in 2020 NFL Draft

Nathan Han April 25, 2020

Wide receiver Collin Johnson became the third Longhorn to be drafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, coming off the board as the 19th pick in the fifth round to the Jacksonville Jaguars. A four-year receiver...

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Devin Duvernay selected by Baltimore Ravens in third round of NFL Draft

Marcus Krum April 25, 2020

After four years of catching passes on the Forty Acres, Texas receiver Devin Duvernay has made the jump to the next level. Duvernay was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the 28th pick in the third...

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Miami Dolphins select Brandon Jones in third round of NFL Draft

Marcus Krum April 25, 2020

Even though the Texas defensive backfield has been in constant flux for the last four years, safety Brandon Jones has been a mainstay. Now, Jones will get a chance to take his talents to the next level,...

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Longhorn captains prepare for NFL Draft

Donnavan Smoot April 22, 2020

Even with COVID-19 forcing sports to deviate from regularly scheduled programming, the NFL is still finding a way to hold the annual draft.  Due to the effects of the pandemic, this year’s...

WNBA Draft: 2 Longhorns selected to play professionally

Robert Trevino April 20, 2020

The 2020 WNBA Draft saw two Longhorns join some of the best teams in the professional ranks, as senior forward Joyner Holmes and senior point guard Sug Sutton were taken 19th and 36th overall by the Seattle...

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Former Longhorns at MLB Spring Training

Brendan Long February 20, 2020

This spring training for the MLB season has been perhaps one of the most publicized thanks to the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal. However, it’s business as usual for most players, including...

Four former Longhorns to play in XFL

Nathan Han January 29, 2020

For some former Longhorns who weren’t able to make it in the NFL, the newly-formed XFL will provide a chance to keep playing professional football. The XFL — which announced its return after...

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Friends, former rivals share emotions on Twitter over Kobe Bryant’s death

Stephen Wagner January 27, 2020

Legendary Laker and future NBA Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant was one of nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, on Sunday morning, TMZ reported.  His 13-year-old daughter,...

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Head to Head in Big 12: Kansas

David West Jr. December 5, 2019

The Big 12 conference has produced some of the most dominant talent to ever grace the NBA hardwood. With current big names like Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid to the more household names such as Wilt Chamberlain...