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Big 12 Notebook: Week 12

Noah Brooks November 22, 2016

Oklahoma makes quick work of West Virginia Oklahoma continued its undefeated conference streak by winning 56-28 against West Virginia in snowy Morgantown, WV. The Sooners scored 34 unanswered points...


Stock Up, Stock Down: vs. TCU

Noah Brooks November 22, 2016

Stock Up: D’Onta Foreman In a very rough game for the Texas offense, junior running back D’Onta Foreman continued to be the bright spot in the unit. Foreman rushed 51 times, a career...


By the Numbers: vs. TCU

Noah Brooks November 22, 2016

62-23-1 – Texas’ record against TCU. Since TCU has joined the Big 12, Texas is 1-3 against the Horned Frogs.  98-17 – In the last two years, TCU has put up 98 total points in...


Stock Up, Stock Down: vs. Kansas

Noah Brooks November 18, 2016

Stock Up: Wide receivers The Longhorn wide receivers stepped up in a big way against West Virginia. Junior wide receiver Dorian Leonard had a career-best 125 receiving yards on seven catches, while...


By the Numbers: vs. Kansas

Noah Brooks November 18, 2016

13-2 – Texas’ record against Kansas. Since the formation of the Big 12 in 1996, Texas hasn’t lost to Kansas.  19 – Outside of the loss to Oklahoma State, Texas has lost...


Big 12 Notebook: Week 11

Noah Brooks November 18, 2016

Oklahoma State wins on Tech’s missed extra-point In an expected offensive shootout between Oklahoma State and Texas Tech, Oklahoma State won 45-44 after Texas Tech missed the game-tying extra...


Big 12 Notebook: Week 10

Noah Brooks November 11, 2016

TCU blows out Baylor   The biggest surprise in the Big 12 this weekend came in Waco, when TCU upset then No. 17 Baylor 62-22.    The game was close early on, but TCU pulled away...


Texas vs. West Virginia by the numbers

Noah Brooks November 11, 2016

2-3 – Texas’ record against West Virginia. Since West Virginia has joined the conference Texas is 2-2 against the Mountaineers.                ...

Stock Up, Stock Down – vs. West Virginia

Noah Brooks November 11, 2016

Stock Up: Pass defense The pass defense showed up in a big way against Texas Tech on Saturday, allowing only 367 passing yards and especially limiting the deep balls from gunslinging Texas Tech quarterback...


Stock Up, Stock Down: vs. Texas Tech

Noah Brooks November 4, 2016

Stock Up: Armanti and D’Onta Foreman The Foreman twins had quite a game against Baylor, racking up 392 yards as a tandem in what was for each a career best game.  Junior wide receiver...

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Big 12 Notebook Week Nine

Noah Brooks November 4, 2016

Oklahoma State ends West Virginia’s undefeated season No. 19 West Virginia’s perfect season – and a chance for a playoff spot – came to an end Saturday in Stillwater, as No....


By the Numbers – vs. Texas Tech

Noah Brooks November 4, 2016

49-16 – Texas’ record against Texas Tech. Texas has won eight of the last ten meetings. 0-4 – Texas is winless in their four road games this year. It plays in Lubbock this Saturday. 5-1...

Stock Up, Stock Down: vs. Baylor

Noah Brooks October 28, 2016

Stock Down: Wide receivers Texas’ wide receivers dropped the ball, literally and figuratively, against Kansas State. Aside from a huge 80-yard touchdown by freshman WR Devin Duvernay, the receivers...

Big 12 Notebook: Week Eight

Noah Brooks October 28, 2016

Oklahoma outlasts Tech in record breaking shootout Oklahoma and Texas Tech’s offenses got off to a quick start in the first quarter and the offensive onslaught didn’t stop until the whistle blew...

Stock Up, Stock Down – Week 8

Noah Brooks October 28, 2016

Stock Down: Wide receivers Texas’ wide receivers dropped the ball, literally and figuratively, against Kansas State.  Aside from a huge 80-yard touchdown by freshman WR Devin Duvernay,...

By the Numbers – Baylor

Noah Brooks October 28, 2016

73-26-4 – Texas’ record against Baylor. Out of the last six meetings, Baylor has won four.  395 – Texas allowed 395 rushing yards last year in its 23-17 win over Baylor.  4 – The Longhorns...


By the Numbers: vs. Kansas State

Noah Brooks October 21, 2016

7-9 – Texas’ record against Kansas State.  The Wildcats have won eight of the last 12 meetings.  2002 – The last time Texas won on the road against Kansas State.  3-6...

Stock Up Stock Down: vs. Kansas State

Noah Brooks October 21, 2016

Stock Up: Defensive Line Two weeks ago against Oklahoma, the Texas defensive line had what was probably its worst game of the season. Against Iowa State, the opposite was true. The line stepped up...

Big 12 Power Rankings

Noah Brooks October 20, 2016

1. Baylor (6-0, 3-0) In their most complete effort of the season, the Bears dominated lowly Kansas 49-7. Baylor forced five turnovers, and quarterback Seth Russell compiled four total touchdowns in...

Big 12 Notebook – Week 7

Noah Brooks October 20, 2016

Big 12 board of chairmen vote not to expand After months of rumors and meetings, the Big 12 board of chairmen have decided to not expand the Big 12 conference. The decision was confirmed Monday night...


Big 12 Notebook: Week 6

Noah Brooks October 14, 2016

Kansas State tops Texas Tech in Manhattan The Kansas State Wildcats showed off their defense Saturday night against Texas Tech, holding the Red Raiders  to only 10 points in the second half, and...


Stock Up Stock Down: vs. Iowa State

Noah Brooks October 14, 2016

Stock Up Shane Buechele Freshman quarterback Shane Buechele was thrown into the fire with his first Red River Showdown on Saturday, and he came out of it looking consistent and strong.  Despite...


Texas vs. Iowa State by the numbers

Noah Brooks October 14, 2016

11-2 – Texas’ record against Iowa State. 2010 – The last time the Cyclones beat the Longhorns in Austin. 4 – In the Longhorns’ last two wins against Iowa State, Texas...


By the numbers: Week 5

Noah Brooks October 5, 2016

61-44-5 – Texas’ record against Oklahoma.   55 – The number of passing yards put up by Texas against Oklahoma last year. The Longhorns only passed 12 times, with nine being...

Big 12 notebook: Week 5

Noah Brooks October 5, 2016

West Virginia Overcomes Kansas State to Remain Undefeated In a rare defensive Big 12 battle, West Virginia came back from down 13 points against Kansas State to win 17-16 in Morgantown. The Mountaineers...


Stock up stock down: Week 5

Noah Brooks October 5, 2016

Stock Up: Offensive Line   Despite missing Kent Perkins, the team’s most experienced lineman, Texas’ offensive line had a great game against Oklahoma State. For the second time...


Stock Up, Stock Down: Week Four

Noah Brooks September 30, 2016

Stock Up: D’Onta Foreman and Chris Warren III The running back duo of junior D’Onta Foreman and sophomore Chris Warren III provided a great deal of the offensive production for the Longhorns...


By the Numbers: vs. Oklahoma State

Noah Brooks September 30, 2016

24-5 – Texas’ record against Oklahoma State. Four of the Oklahoma State wins have come in the last six years.  7 – The current winning streak of the road team when the Longhorns...


Big 12 Notebook: Week Four

Noah Brooks September 30, 2016

Baylor bests Oklahoma State in back-and-forth struggle No. 16 Baylor outlasted Oklahoma State in Waco Saturday night in the first major Big 12 conference game of the season, winning 35-24 and remaining...


By the numbers: vs. California

Noah Brooks September 16, 2016

5-1 – Texas’ record against California. Last year’s game was the first California win against Texas. The Longhorns are 2-0 when playing in Berkeley. 23-15 – Texas’ record...


Week 3 Big 12 Notebook

Noah Brooks September 16, 2016

Officials Admit Wrong Call in Oklahoma State Game   Central Michigan stunned then No. 22 Oklahoma State in Stillwater when Chippewas QB Cooper Rush threw a Hail Mary with 0 seconds on the clock,...


Big 12 Notebook: vs. UTEP

Noah Brooks September 8, 2016

Sooners fall to the Cougars in Upset No. 3 Oklahoma, widely predicted to be the Big 12 Champion, received a shock Saturday when No. 15 Houston beat them 33-23. The Cougars pulled ahead in the third...

Big 12 Notebook: Week One

Noah Brooks September 2, 2016

4 Big 12 Teams Included in Preseason AP Top 25 Poll Oklahoma predictably got the No. 3 spot in the recent poll due to return of redshirt junior QB Baker Mayfield and junior RB Samaje Perine, who are...


Texas rowing captures Big 12 Championship, advances to NCAA Championship

Noah Brooks May 15, 2016

No. 8 Texas rowing claimed its second straight, and sixth overall, Big 12 Championship on Sunday with an all-around dominant performance over the weekend at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The Longhorns’...


Texas rowing falls to Virginia in all 4 races

Noah Brooks April 30, 2016

It was a tough day for No. 8 Texas rowing as it fell to No. 4 Virginia in all four of their races Friday. The Longhorns began the day with the 2nd Varsity 4 race, in which two of Texas’ boats...


Texas rowing to host Virginia in four races Saturday

Noah Brooks April 29, 2016

No. 8 Texas will face No. 4 Virginia this Saturday in a series of head-to-head races at Walter E. Long Lake. The day will consist of four races, with the Second Varsity 4 race kicking off the event...


Texas rowing wins all five races on second day of Clemson Invite

Noah Brooks April 18, 2016

No. 8 Texas rowing ended the Clemson Invitational with a strong performance, finishing first in all five of their races on the second day of the regatta. Their showing was an improvement from Saturday’s...


Texas rowing finishes top three in 10 races at Clemson Invite

Noah Brooks April 17, 2016

No. 8 Texas rowing put in a consistent showing in the first day of the Clemson Invite on Saturday afternoon. Texas finished in the top three in each of their ten races, while No. 3 Virginia, No. 4 Ohio...

Texas rowing wins one race, finishes second in four others in San Diego Crew Classic

Noah Brooks April 4, 2016

After advancing to the finals in all five races in the San Diego Crew Classic yesterday, No. 9 Texas rowing competed well in each finals race, winning one and finishing runner-up in the other four. Texas...


Texas rowing advances to finals in all races in San Diego Crew Classic

Noah Brooks April 3, 2016

No. 9 Texas rowing had a successful showing on the first day of the San Diego Crew Classic, taking first place in four of the five races they competed in and advancing to the Grand Final in all five races. In...


All-American rowers reflect on success and look toward the season

Noah Brooks March 31, 2016

Juniors Gia Doonan and Emily Froehlich were busy training at the U.S. National Team training facilities over the summer with rowers from across the nation. Suddenly, an announcement rang out of the overhead...


Texas rowing sweeps Notre Dame, San Diego in Longhorn Invitational

Noah Brooks March 26, 2016

No. 8 Texas rowing continued its strong start with wins over No. 16 Notre Dame and San Diego in the second day of the Longhorn Invitational on Saturday morning.  Both sessions featured four 2000-meter...


Texas rowing opens spring season with Longhorn Invitational

Noah Brooks March 26, 2016

The No. 8 Texas rowing team kicked off its spring schedule with a solid start in three 2000-meter inter-squad races at the Longhorn Invitational on Friday. The invitational also includes San Diego and...


Students compete in annual billiards tournament

Noah Brooks November 17, 2015

At times, only the sound of clattering balls filled the game room in Gregory Gym. Players focused intently on their shots in the annual RecSports billiards tournament. The tournament, a small event...


Men’s club soccer makes final push for regionals

Noah Brooks October 8, 2015

With only four games left in the season, Texas men’s club soccer hopes to make a final push to make it to the regional tournament. After a win against Texas Tech and ties to SMU and...


Texas Quidditch takes flight, no wand required

Noah Brooks April 20, 2015

When you watch your first Quidditch game, you’ll see a field full of players on brooms trying to catch the golden snitch — and it will be hard to separate the sport from what you know about...


Intramural softball season underway after opening day

Noah Brooks March 30, 2015

Another season of intramural softball at UT is underway after opening day this weekend. Teams will face off over the five weeks of regular season play, vying for a spot in the playoffs. The spring...

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UT New Theatre to debut four new plays

Noah Brooks December 2, 2014

The UT New Theatre is an annual opportunity for select student playwrights to have their work directed, acted and produced by fellow UT students. From Wednesday-Sunday, four plays written by third-year...

New Music Ensemble performs contemporary pieces in concert

Noah Brooks November 24, 2014

Unlike many student ensembles at the University, the New Music Ensemble provides student musicians and singers with the chance to play 21st-century chamber music and hear their own work performed in concert. The...


Artist and physicist to hold discussion at Blanton

Noah Brooks November 20, 2014

Every day for a couple of years, artist James Drake created drawings of animals, scientific formulas and everything in between. The end result was more than 1,200 drawings, which are now on display at...


RTF professor presents “To Be or Not to Be” as part of screening series

Noah Brooks November 6, 2014

According to Kathy Fuller-Seeley, “To Be or Not to Be,” a comedy that openly ridiculed Nazis at the beginning of America’s entrance into World War II, is the strangest movie that radio...


French horn professor performs in faculty concert

Noah Brooks October 28, 2014

Since arriving in Austin 14 years ago, Patrick Hughes and his French horn have accompanied everything from the Austin City Brass to Willie Nelson. His next performance will be Tuesday alongside other Butler...


Undergraduate acting workshop produces “The Trojan Women”

Noah Brooks October 22, 2014

When choosing a play to direct for an undergraduate acting workshop, theatre and dance lecturer Pat Daniels saw Euripides’ 415 B.C. play “The Trojan Women” as the show most relevant to contemporary...

Graduate student string quartet to perform at Centennial Concert

Noah Brooks October 16, 2014

When the Cordova Quartet was asked to play at the Butler School of Music’s 100th Anniversary concert, they knew that it would be the perfect opportunity for their first performance in Austin.  The...


MFA thesis production of ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ hopes to connect with audiences

Noah Brooks October 9, 2014

For theatre graduate student and director Jess Hutchinson, Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire” is about what it means to know another person. Although the play is performed...

Q&A with Austin Electronic Band Sphynx

Noah Brooks October 3, 2014

Local electronic-pop band Sphynx is performing its first show at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on Friday. Sphynx, known for its energetic live shows and its mix of modern electronic and retro styles,...


UT associate professor examines flood damage through photo exhibit

Noah Brooks October 1, 2014

After the October 2013 floods in Austin, Anna Collette, a studio art assistant professor who specializes in photography, discovered the perfect subject for her new series of photos: the destruction of...

UT grads bring hot sauce to Pecan Street Festival

Noah Brooks September 26, 2014

The Singh siblings didn’t expect to be in the business of hot sauce. But Omesh, Mukesh and Sunita Singh, all UT alumni, are now using their degrees to aid in the making and marketing of Scorpion...

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