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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Fake engineer bids farewell to fake news

May 10, 2019

It feels as if every time I’ve done something related to the basement, there’s always been an aura of uncertainty. Applying for a spot in the sports department permanent staff on three different...

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Texas officials break ground on South End Zone expansion project

May 6, 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. Herman worked as a graduate assistant...

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Omenihu, Boyd drafted, others sign with NFL teams

April 29, 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...

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For Texas’ top prospects, four years comes down to this weekend

April 25, 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...

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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. Fans were teeming on Bevo Boulevard, with a crowd similar to that of what would be seen...

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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,...

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Herman, Texas gear up for spring football after first practice

March 12, 2019

"Enter Sandman,” Metallica’s timeless jam, has always been a signature for closers walking out to the mound to finish a game. On a crisp Monday morning at the Frank Denius Fields in...

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Shane Buechele announces graduate transfer to SMU

February 8, 2019

Shane Buechele is staying in the Lone Star State this fall. He just won’t be in Austin. The junior quarterback announced late Thursday he will transfer to SMU to play out his last year of eligibility...

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Herman talks recruits, injuries in Signing Day presser

February 7, 2019

For the past four to five years, the highlight of each season of Texas football has been its recruiting hauls. After Texas bagged the nation’s third-ranked 2019 recruiting class according to 247Sports,...

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Vince Young arrested for DWI, second time in three years

February 6, 2019

Former Texas and NFL quarterback Vince Young was arrested for driving while intoxicated in Fort Bend County early Monday morning. Young was arrested at 4:31 a.m. in Missouri City, Texas, and released...

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Dismissed to dominant: Malcom Brown’s journey to Super Bowl LIII

February 4, 2019

ATLANTA — 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. Brown,...

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UT, A&M presidents shed light on renewing football rivalry

January 20, 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. Legislators have proposed...

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BYU sweeps Texas, eliminates Longhorns from NCAA Tournament

December 10, 2018

Texas was in perfect position. Up 21-20 in the third set, 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. After...

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Texas prepares for SFA, NCAA Tournament

November 29, 2018

Things seem to roll flawlessly through a dress rehearsal. But it often doesn’t work out perfectly when it’s showtime. That’s the situation Texas, the fifth-overall seed in the NCAA...

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Texas earns No. 5 seed in NCAA Tournament

November 26, 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. The Longhorns earned the fifth overall seed in this...

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Texas Wins If, Loses If: Week 13 vs Kansas

November 20, 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...

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Texas wins if, loses if: Week 12 vs. Iowa State

November 16, 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...

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Texas stays hot, avenges earlier loss to Kansas

November 12, 2018

Teams usually have it figured out by now. The signs, the mechanics, the atmosphere. Most good teams have found their identity and are running with it into the postseason. For No. 5 Texas, all that...

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Texas wins if, loses if: Texas Tech

November 9, 2018

One year truly does make a big difference. Just last year, fans pointed to offensive coordinator Tim Beck as the root cause for Texas’ struggles. Now the blame has shifted to defensive coordinator...

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Longhorns extend winning streak against Wildcats to six games

November 8, 2018

Timing is everything in sports. Whether it’s getting hot at just the right moment or getting pumped before a huge game. For the Longhorns, it was a little bit of both. The No. 5 Texas Longhorns...

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Texas stays true to form on Halloween Eve, wins over TCU

November 1, 2018

Halloween gives most people a chance to be creative. Getting into a scary, funny or even downright silly costume is just part of what makes it a fun occasion. But the Longhorns? They arrived at Gregory...

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Texas returns home, completes sweep of Oklahoma

October 28, 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. That’s when outside hitter Yaasmeen Bedart-Ghani and middle blocker Brionne...

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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. The Longhorns have put trips to Nebraska, Wisconsin and West Virginia behind...

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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. Yep, the...

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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. However, Texas...

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Texas prepares to face red-hot Kansas

October 10, 2018

Texas knows a thing or two about playing close games. After edging TCU in Fort Worth last week and outlasting Iowa State on Saturday, the No. 4 Longhorns will head to Lawrence, Kansas, a place that...

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Texas completes close sweep of Iowa State

October 8, 2018

It didn’t take long for Texas to get going. 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...

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Texas’ offensive discipline remains pivotal against Oklahoma

October 5, 2018

From 2000–2012, both No. 19 Texas and No. 7 Oklahoma headed into the annual Red River Rivalry as ranked teams on all but one occasion. Following 2012, Oklahoma remained a ranked team and dominated...

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5700 miles away from home, Luketic continues to develop

October 3, 2018

Malo nas je al’ nas ima. When roughly translated to English, it reads: “We’re few, but plenty.” This saying goes around the Eastern European community in the Austin area. And...

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On the road yet again: Texas sweeps West Virginia

October 1, 2018

Just two weeks ago, question marks were popping up for the Longhorns. Changes in rotation and serving were among just a few of them, but the past couple of games following Texas’ series with Stanford...

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Texas sweeps Baylor in conference home opener

September 27, 2018

The last time Texas played at Gregory Gym a little less than two weeks ago, there were more groans than cheers. On Wednesday, fans had a lot more to cheer about. The Longhorn faithful didn’t see...

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16 is magic number as No. 5 Texas’ season heads into Big 12 Conference play

September 19, 2018

Sixteen. That’s the number of games remaining in No. 5 Texas’ season heading into Big 12 Conference play. That’s also the number of games the Longhorns will have to win — excluding...

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Stanford downs Texas after early lead

September 17, 2018

It didn’t take long for Gregory Gym to get going. 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...

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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. USC comes into this game a completely...

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Texas swept by No. 2 Stanford

September 12, 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. Now 10 months later, the Longhorns suffered the same result —...

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Texas finds its rhythm, downs Kentucky

September 10, 2018

With No. 6 Texas and No. 16 Kentucky tied at 24 in the first set, freshman libero Sydney Petersen came up to serve. Petersen’s serve led to a Wildcat attacking error, giving the Longhorns the...

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Home sweet home: Longhorns ready for Gregory Gym

September 6, 2018

The Longhorns have spent much of their time just about everywhere, except home. A summer tour of Europe and recent trips to Nebraska and Wisconsin opened the season and added a lot of miles to the team...

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Blueprint to Texas victory over Tulsa

September 5, 2018

After the Longhorns clawed back from a 17-point first-half deficit to take a 29-24 lead midway through the third quarter, it seemed as though Texas was poised to start the season off on a high note. One...

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Texas bounces back, sweeps High Point

September 3, 2018

Quick turnarounds can be tough. For Texas, it’s just another day at the office. After falling to No. 8 Wisconsin on Saturday, No. 2 Texas bounced back in just under 12 hours with a quick sweep...

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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 FedEx Field.  This weekend’s...

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Freshmen highlight Longhorns’ victory over No. 18 Oregon

August 25, 2018

It didn’t take long for Texas’ freshmen to burst onto the scene. 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...

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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. The departure of impact...

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Home sweet home: Williams returns to Dallas, this time as a Cowboy

May 1, 2018

RLINGTON, Texas — 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. But...

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Ten Longhorns make splash at NFL Draft

April 30, 2018

ARLINGTON, Texas — 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...

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Draft Preview: Longhorns take the field at AT&T Stadium

April 26, 2018

Prospective NFL players usually don’t get their first taste of standing on an NFL field until August. But this year is different. The best that colleges have to offer will all meet at AT&T...

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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. “I am looking forward to representing...

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After spring game, a lot of questions still remain

April 24, 2018

Spring is an interesting time for college football programs all over the country. Some elite teams struggle to maintain their status atop the college football world — except Alabama, of course...

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Humphrey, Longhorns show promise ahead of 2018 season

April 22, 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. Two concerts, a live radio...

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Texas gears up for Spring Game, weather

April 19, 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. As the Longhorns gear up for their...

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Herman: Texas ‘headed in the right direction’

April 10, 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. But at the onset of Tuesday’s practice, an abnormal...

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Back in action, Longhorns upend Aggies in spring scrimmage

April 5, 2018

It was one point. Then two. Then twelve.  As the Longhorns conceded twelve consecutive points in the second set, the offseason blues were prevalent. While technique was lacking during that set,...

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NFL prospects capitalize on Pro Day spotlight

March 29, 2018

Seventy yards separated Texas’ Pro Day participants from media, their families and prospective agents. What was confusion on one side of the barricade was pure focus on the other side. On a rainy...

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Herman, Longhorns gear up for spring football

March 20, 2018

Silence is deafening, and good news usually doesn’t come with it. For head coach Tom Herman and the Longhorns, however, a quiet offseason brought in a highly ranked recruiting class, new coaching...

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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...

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Lexi Sun to transfer from Texas

February 23, 2018

The Longhorns will be without one of their budding stars ahead of the 2018 season. Texas Athletics announced Friday afternoon that freshman outside hitter Lexi Sun announced she is transferring from...

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Herman, Longhorns gear up for National Signing Day

February 6, 2018

Unlike years before, Texas didn’t need a late push to make a statement on National Signing Day. Thanks to the early signing period in December, the Longhorns won’t be sweating too much come...

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Texas football offseason storylines: What to expect

January 24, 2018

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium may be quiet this spring, but that doesn’t mean the Longhorns will be. With a lot happening off the field this offseason, Texas will be recruiting and reorganizing...

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Texas football offseason roundup: what you missed

January 18, 2018

For the first time in three years, the Longhorns’ season lasted into winter break. Apart from its bowl win, Texas was busy in all aspects as it geared up for the offseason and another round of recruiting....

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Longhorns Fall to Stanford in Elite Eight

December 10, 2017

It first happened last year in Columbus, Ohio but last night it happened right at the doorstep of the Final Four in Palo Alto, California. As redshirt senior Merete Lutz elevated for the game clinching...

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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. Two powerhouses, Texas and Stanford, clashed for all the marbles. While Texas eventually fell...

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California dreamin’: Texas downs NC State, advances to Sweet 16

December 3, 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. Madness ensued. It...

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Longhorns claim No. 6 seed in NCAA Tournament

November 28, 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...

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Texas downs Baylor, completes perfect Big 12 season

November 26, 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. Texas stole...

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Seniors reflect, ready for final stretch

November 21, 2017

For seniors Ebony Nwanebu and Chiaka Ogbogu, every play on the court together is precious. The teammates’ paths crossed long before they stepped onto the 40 Acres, sharing the court in club play...

Heisman Watch: Week 13

November 20, 2017

Baker Mayfield Oklahoma quarterback, #6 Both on and off the field, Baker Mayfield’s behavior is questionable; but on the field, there’s no doubting his talent. Mayfield and the Sooners...

Heisman Watch: Week 12

November 17, 2017

Baker Mayfield Oklahoma quarterback, #6 If there was any doubt in critics’ minds, there shouldn’t be any now. Baker Mayfield carved up the best defense in the Big 12, throwing for 333...

Heisman Watch: Week 11

November 10, 2017

Baker Mayfield Oklahoma quarterback, #6 It was Bedlam in Stillwater, Oklahoma last weekend. 114 points and 1,446 yards later, the Sooners prevailed against Oklahoma State powered by a mammoth...

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Texas continues 11-game Big 12 win streak into TCU match

November 8, 2017

On a sunny Friday afternoon at Gregory Gym, players slowly made their way out onto the court. Indistinct conversation and the occasional laugh could be heard around the empty stands, and trainers clamored...

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Texas upends Texas Tech, wins 3-1

November 6, 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. Senior...

Heisman Watch: Week 10

November 3, 2017

Saquon Barkley Penn State running back, #26 After 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...

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Texas completes season sweep of Mountaineers

October 30, 2017

It was the fifth exchange in the rally. The ball flew in between the two banners above Gregory Gym, and then promptly saved at the scorers’ table.  An already-noisy crowd then almost...

Heisman Watch: Week 9

October 27, 2017

Saquon Barkley Penn State running back, #26 Barkley caught, juggled and caught yet another touchdown to add to his monster year so far. In a convincing display, Barkley added 161 total yards and...

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Texas claims Red River victory in Norman

October 23, 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,...

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Longhorns prepare for Red River renewal

October 20, 2017

Almost 20 games into the season, the No. 3 Longhorns are more familiar with the asphalt than the hardwood. That’s how long they’ve been on the road. Coming off of a 3-0 sweep at Texas Tech,...

Heisman Watch: Week 8

October 20, 2017

Saquon Barkley Penn State running back, #26 Coming off a bye week, Barkley and the Nittany Lions jump right back into the action against No. 19 Michigan. They begin a slew of ranked matchups, including...

Heisman Watch: Week 7

October 13, 2017

Saquon Barkley Penn State running back 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....

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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. The No. 5...

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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. The Longhorns swept the Miners in a comfortable victory, assisted by...

Heisman Watch: Week Six

October 6, 2017

Saquon Barkley Penn State running back Barkley started off Week Five with a bang, taking the opening kickoff 98 yards back for a touchdown against Indiana. The junior back added yet another play...

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Touted freshmen find niche at Texas

October 5, 2017

For a freshman member of the Longhorns’ volleyball squad, everything is new: the classes, the buildings, the people and even the food. On top of all that, there’s also the pressure of being...

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No. 5 Texas completes sweep over Baylor

September 28, 2017

Bitmojis bring out the best in people. For the No. 5 Longhorns, bitmojis brought out their best performance Wednesday night. Texas took care of business on “Bitmoji Night” against Baylor...

Heisman Watch: Week Five

September 28, 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...

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Longhorns Win 3-2, Summit Mountaineers

September 25, 2017

Sophomore outside hitter Payton Caffrey added another kill to her 21 of the night late in the third set on Saturday afternoon, helping the Mountaineers obtain a 2-1 lead. But the Longhorns didn’t...

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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. Texas’ 3-0 sweep of UTSA improved its all-time record...

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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. Texas has had almost a week off since its...

Heisman watch: Week Three

September 15, 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,...

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Longhorns Fall to No. 1 Gophers 3-1

September 11, 2017

After beginning the season on the road, Texas headed home for the first time this season, winning two contests on Thursday before facing No. 1 Minnesota on Friday night. But Friday’s marquee matchup...

Heisman Watch: Week Two

September 8, 2017

Josh Rosen No. 3 UCLA quarterback 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....

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Longhorns sweep USD Tournament

September 5, 2017

Senior outside hitter Chiaka Ogbogu rose above the net and recorded her tenth kill of the game on Saturday night, putting an exclamation point on the Longhorns’ victory and west coast road trip. The...

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Texas volleyball prepares for USD Tournament

September 1, 2017

It’s never too late for a summer trip. At least that’s the case for No. 4 Texas.  After traveling to Florida this past weekend for the VERT Challenge, the Longhorns (1–1) will...

Heisman Watch: Week One

September 1, 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. Baker Mayfield No. 7 Oklahoma quarterback After...

From fruit bars to freestyles, Smacker Miles knows the reward for dreaming big.

May 4, 2017

One extra lap.  That’s all a four year old Smacker Miles needed to swim on a hot summer day to get her reward: a cold fruit bar, reprieve from the relentless sun shining above.  “At...

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Longhorns become winningest program in history with 13th national title

March 27, 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. A once-in-a-lifetime moment for most...

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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. Starting Wednesday in Indianapolis, competition continues in the water as the No. 2 Texas Longhorns look to complete...

Texas takes on one more meet ahead of nationals

March 2, 2017

Collegiate swimmers devote hours of energy to the pool each week of each semester. And when it comes time to qualify for national meets, those swimmers try to shave as many seconds off their times as they...

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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. The 38th year was no different. The No. 2 men captured their 38th consecutive conference...

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Confident Longhorns dive Into Big 12 Championship meet

February 22, 2017

Under men’s head coach Eddie Reese, the Longhorns have racked up 37 consecutive conference championships. With another conference tournament hitting the 40 Acres this week, it’s soon to...

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Freshmen men fall in USTA/ITA National Tournament

November 4, 2016

The Longhorn men’s team sent freshmen Yuya Ito and Christian Sigsgaard to New York to participate in the USTA/ITA National Indoor College Championships on Thursday.  But the two came...

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