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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Justin Thomas falters with No. 1 ranking on his mind

March 26, 2018

Justin Thomas had a lot at stake on Sunday at Austin Country Club. A World Golf Championship, the No. 1 spot in the Official World Golf Rankings and a bevy of momentum heading into the Masters. He...

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Thomas, Watson headline semifinal matchups at Dell Match Play

March 24, 2018

A stacked field of 64 players has dwindled down to four at the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play. Most of the top players in the world were ousted early on, but one particular semifinal...

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Spieth, fellow PGA TOUR stars fail to advance at Dell Match Play

March 24, 2018

The winds were up at Austin Country Club on Friday, but the horns were down. All three former Texas players in the field failed to make the weekend matches at the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies...

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Galleries roar for Rory on day two of Dell Match Play

March 23, 2018

A handful of family members and a few sporadic stragglers followed Jhonattan Vegas during his first match of this year’s World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play on Wednesday. Thursday...

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Vegas overcomes erratic play to halve match with Harman

March 22, 2018

Jhonattan Vegas started his first match of the World Golf Championships Dell Technologies Match Play just the way he wanted to — with an opening birdie and a 1-up lead over Brian Harman. But Vegas,...

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Undrafted Brown finds home in Rams’ backfield

August 6, 2017

Malcolm Brown walked off the field for the last time in a Texas uniform in disappointing fashion. Arkansas had just dismantled the Longhorns in the 2014 Texas Bowl, 31-7. Brown accounted for nearly...

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30: Sports editor: Don’t judge basement by cover

May 5, 2017

I walked down the musky, water-logged steps that lead to The Daily Texan basement for the last time as the sports editor of our storied publication last night.  Wait, maybe I didn’t. But...

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Year in Review

May 5, 2017

Stabbing On May 1 at 1:46 p.m., the UT Police Department responded to a call about an individual attacking a student with a large, Bowie-style hunting knife in the Speedway Plaza. Two minutes later,...

What to watch for: Longhorn athletic squads look to finish strong

May 5, 2017

The spring semester comes to a close today, but that doesn’t put an end to plenty of Longhorn seasons as multiple sports have yet to conclude.  Head coach David Pierce’s No. 24 Longhorn...

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Fenves releases plans for new basketball arena

April 8, 2017

Say goodbye to the Frank Erwin Center. Texas men and women’s basketball will have a new home in less than a decade. University President Gregory Fenves held a meeting with members of the university's...

Texas soccer hires new assistant coach

March 29, 2017

Texas endured a long, trying season in 2016. The Longhorns posted a subpar 8-9-1 record en route to falling short of the cutline for its own conference tournament. Such seasons often result in shakeups...

Fresh out of college, Rahm races through field at WGC Dell Match Play

March 25, 2017

Soren Kjeldsen dispatched the No. 2 golfer in the world, Rory McIlroy, from group two this week. Then he raced by William McGirt 5 and 4 in the round of 16. But the 5-foot-7, 143-pound Dane ran into...

Column: Match play bracket littered with surprising upsets

March 25, 2017

Charles Howell III said it best on Friday afternoon: weird stuff happens in golf. This week’s World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play has been no exception. The players at Austin...

Day’s stay in Austin ends earlier than expected

March 22, 2017

Jason Day laughed and joked in the interview room Tuesday morning, looking every bit like a man ready to defend his title at Austin Country Club. The former No. 1 golfer in the world looked loose, but...

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Spieth ready for WGC Match Play as Masters looms

March 21, 2017

Jordan Spieth lined up a putt on the practice green at Austin Country Club on Monday afternoon. It’s an act he’s familiar with — Spieth lined up dozens of putts at ACC during his one-year...

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Texas earns No. 3 seed in Lexington Region, opens tournament in Austin

March 14, 2017

The Longhorns limped into tournament season with losses in four of their last six games. But head coach Karen Aston’s squad still secured a No. 3 seed in the Lexington Region of the NCAA Tournament...

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Bowden gives up the game he loves to further protect his future

February 9, 2017

Will Bowden looked on as the Texas Club Hockey Team worked its way through ups and downs to a 14-9 record this season. The Longhorns head to El Paso to play in the TCHC playoffs this week. Bowden, the...

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Texas gears up to continue hot streak against Virginia Tech

February 3, 2017

Losses come few and far between for the No. 10 Texas men’s tennis team. The Longhorns are off to a 6-1 start to the 2017 season and find themselves in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships after...

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Herman hopes to create his own NSD magic

February 1, 2017

Almost exactly one year ago to the day, Charlie Strong sat in his office on the University’s campus expecting to shake up the college football landscape in a matter of hours.  The former...

Men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams earn more honors

January 19, 2017

Just a day after Clark Smith and Madisyn Cox were named National Swimmers of the Week, three more Longhorns received accolades for their efforts in the pool this past week.  For the women,...

Texas Athletics entices students to attend basketball games through shuttle service

January 18, 2017

The Frank Erwin Center sits on the southwest corner of the university’s campus. It’s about a mile and a half away from Duren Residence Hall, which lies on the northwest corner of campus.  According...

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Herman discusses staff, facilities in Thursday press conference

January 6, 2017

Texas head coach Tom Herman spoke to the media Thursday morning to give a final update on his newly appointed coaching staff. Herman said his final staff has 108 years of recruiting the state of Texas....

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Texas hires Tim Beck as offensive coordinator, Stan Drayton as associate head coach

January 3, 2017

Update (6:02 p.m.): Chicago Bears running backs coach Stan Drayton is the final hire for Tom Herman's staff. Texas announced Tuesday evening Drayton is joining the team as Herman's...

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Foreman forgoes senior season to enter NFL draft

December 1, 2016

D’Onta and Armanti Foreman both sported burnt orange Texas gear as they sat next to each other in front of a throng of cameras Wednesday afternoon.  It wasn’t the first time the...

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Herman appears ready to put the ‘T’ back in Texas

November 29, 2016

Charlie Strong took over as the Longhorns’ head coach in 2014 with one goal in mind: He wanted to put the ‘T’ back in Texas.  Two years and three seasons later, he ultimately...

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Lack of offensive execution downs Strong’s regime at Texas

November 26, 2016

Charlie Strong hopped on a private jet to Tulsa, Oklahoma, last December. He had just finished a 5–7 season in his second year as the head coach at Texas, and offensive inefficiency was heavily to...

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Strong fired after three full seasons on the 40 Acres

November 26, 2016

Texas athletic director Mike Perrin released a statement Saturday morning stating that Charlie Strong has been fired from his duties as the head coach of the Longhorns after three seasons. “After...

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Live Blog: Longhorns look for bowl eligibility in season finale

November 25, 2016

Final update (6:31 p.m.): Quarterback Kenny Hill and the Horned Frogs went to work again to start the second half. Their first drive of the half went similarly to their first drive of the game. They...

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Strong, Longhorns face TCU as questions about head coach persist

November 22, 2016

Charlie Strong walked to the podium as per usual on Monday morning. He gave a standard opening remark, addressing the team’s desire to win Friday’s game against TCU to earn bowl eligibility.  Out...

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Strong’s players have one last chance to prove why he should stay in Austin

November 22, 2016

When the clock hit triple zeros at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas, on Saturday evening, time didn’t just run out in regulation of the Longhorns’ matchup with the Jayhawks. It appeared...

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Stunned, Texas leaves Lawrence with shocking loss

November 20, 2016

LAWRENCE, KANSAS — The ball left senior kicker Matthew Wyman’s right foot with authority. The booming sound of it leaving his right boot echoed throughout Memorial Stadium. It drifted through...

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Live Blog: Longhorns look to become bowl-eligible against Kansas

November 19, 2016

Final update (6:28 p.m.): Texas forced a turnover of its own on the first possession of the second half. Linebacker Edwin Freeman picked off Kansas’ pass attempt on third down, giving the Longhorns...

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Longhorns eager to capture a win for bowl eligibility

November 18, 2016

When the Longhorns departed from Lubbock two weeks ago, they seemed to be oozing with optimism. Texas picked up its first road win of the season against Texas Tech just one week after upsetting then-No....

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Locke leads turnover-hungry defense into Lawrence

November 18, 2016

West Virginia had the Texas defense on its heels to open the second half of last week’s competitive contest. Senior quarterback Skyler Howard completed two darts to set the Mountaineers up inside...

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Senior kicker leans on teammates during up and down year

November 16, 2016

Trent Domingue lined up from the right hash marks. He took three steps back and two to the left — just as the senior kicker always does when lining up to boot the ball.  But this kick...

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Coaching decision bites Longhorns in loss to Mountaineers

November 14, 2016

The ball rested at the two-yard line late in the first half on Saturday. Nine seconds remained in the first half as Texas trailed No. 16 West Virginia 17–10 in front of 98,367 anxious fans. The...

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Live Blog: Texas looks to remain unbeaten at home

November 12, 2016

Final update (2:55 p.m.): Howard notched 41 passing yards on his first two throws of the second half. He had the Mountaineers marching down the field. But his third pass attempt of the half didn’t...

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Boyd has talked the talk and walked the walk recently in Texas’ secondary

November 11, 2016

Ask sophomore Kris Boyd who he thinks the loudest, biggest talker on the Texas defense is, and he might brush the question off. Or he might say it’s either himself or fellow freshman defensive back...

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Duvernay’s hustle sparks Longhorn fire for rest of season

November 10, 2016

Texas Tech defensive back Douglas Coleman sprinted down the sideline last Saturday in Lubbock. He had just stripped the ball away from Heisman-hopeful D’Onta Foreman, and eyed a 100-yard return for...

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Strong has Texas playing better on both sides of the ball

November 8, 2016

Despite enduring plenty of criticism throughout all three of his seasons in Austin, Charlie Strong picked up his third win in Texas’ last four games against Texas Tech on Saturday.  Strong...

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Longhorns outlast Red Raiders 45–37 in a Western shootout

November 5, 2016

LUBBOCK, Texas – Foggy conditions hovered over Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock Saturday morning. The clouds hung low, threatening to rain on the plains before Texas took on Texas Tech in a...

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Live Blog: Longhorns look for first road win against Texas Tech

November 5, 2016

Final update (3:25 p.m.): Texas didn’t take much time to score coming out of the locker room, finding the end zone on a 4-yard touchdown run from quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. The Longhorns went...

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Longhorns visit Texas Tech for hard-hitting Texas showdown

November 4, 2016

Quandre Diggs stepped up and lowered his shoulder right into the chest of Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes on Nov. 1, 2014.  Then a freshman, Mahomes made it two yards from the line of scrimmage...

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Beck takes what he can get, stays humble and ready for future opportunities

November 4, 2016

Andrew Beck lined up at fullback late in the fourth quarter against then No. 8 Baylor. Just about everybody at Darrell K Royal—Texas Memorial Stadium probably expected the junior tight end to fire...

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Putting on the pressure: Texas defense piles up sacks

November 1, 2016

Bryce Cottrell darted off the left edge of the Baylor offensive line. The senior defensive end zoned in on senior quarterback Seth Russell, who had just dropped back to toss the ball downfield late in...

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Texas has a program-altering win, for the time being

October 31, 2016

Athletic director Mike Perrin gave head coach Charlie Strong a proud hug on Joe Jamail Field Saturday evening. Both displayed Texas-sized grins as they walked off the turf at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial...

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Live Blog: Texas takes on No. 8 Baylor

October 29, 2016

Final update (8:46 p.m.): Texas came out firing in the second half. D’Onta Foreman rattled off a 40-yard carry on Texas’ first drive of the half, but the Longhorns settled for a field goal...

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Haines sees regression in Texas program, own play throughout career

October 28, 2016

Dylan Haines arrived on the 40 Acres in 2012 the same way majority of the other 52,212 students did; he paid his way onto campus after being academically admitted.  But the senior safety from 3A...

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Gilbert prepares for Bears, Foreman continues his streak

October 26, 2016

Texas offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert has rejuvenated the Longhorns’ offense in his first season on the job. Texas sits at No. 28 in the nation in points per game, up from its No. 83 ranking...

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Strong running out of time at Texas due to lack of consistency

October 25, 2016

Charlie Strong is seven games into his third season as the Longhorns’ head coach. Just as in his first two campaigns, his team holds a 3–4 record. With his tenure at Texas growing more uncertain...

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Texas squanders multiple opportunities in road loss to Kansas State

October 22, 2016

MANHATTAN, Kansas — Texas won the opening coin toss in front of 52,328 Wildcat fans Saturday morning at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. The successful flip of the coin marked the sixth time in the...

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Live Blog: Texas looks for first road win

October 22, 2016

Final update (2:35 p.m.):  The second half looked to have the same narrative as the first, as Kansas State drove deep into Texas territory on its first drive after halftime. But running back Charles...

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Texas heads north to take on stingy Wildcats

October 21, 2016

Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, wasn’t a normal day in Austin.  The rain poured on the 40 Acres that day, and it didn’t stop. Players and coaches were drenched as 4.79 inches of rain gushed...

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Bonney bursts into Texas’ secondary rotation

October 21, 2016

The rain poured and the wind gusted as Texas led Kansas State 16-6 early in the third quarter on Oct. 24, 2015. The Wildcats rode a rainy wave of momentum, scoring a touchdown just before halftime to dig...

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Nelson raises the bar for himself, Texas defense

October 18, 2016

Iowa State faced third-and-seven from its own 37-yard line, holding on to a 6-0 lead over Texas in the second quarter. The crowd of 96,851 demanded another defensive stop to keep the Longhorns’ struggling...

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Penalties plague Longhorns in spite of convincing victory

October 17, 2016

Texas had a lot of firsts Saturday night. Holding its opponent to less than 300 total yards for the first time since week two was one of the biggest. The six points surrendered in Texas’...

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Live Blog: Longhorns return home, look to end losing streak against Cyclones

October 15, 2016

Final update (9:25 p.m.): It didn’t take long in the second half for Texas to get its first touchdown of the game. It appeared to have done so on a 37-yard score from freshman quarterback Shane...

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ESPN’s Outside the Lines to air Malik Jefferson interview

October 14, 2016

Sophomore linebacker Malik Jefferson doesn’t have the loudest voice. Oftentimes, he chooses not to speak up at all but rather lead by example on the field.  Though he’s had a rough...

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Dropping the ball: John Burt struggles to find consistency

October 14, 2016

John Burt burned Notre Dame cornerback Nick Coleman in the first quarter of the season opener Sept. 4, using his track-strengthened legs to power right past the sophomore.   Freshman quarterback...

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Foreman brothers, Gilbert give updates on the Texas offense

October 12, 2016

Offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert has a bevy of playmakers at his disposal in his first year at Texas. Two of them sport the same name on the back of their jerseys, junior twin brothers D’Onta...

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Strong, Haines relay frustrations concerning their defensive woes

October 11, 2016

Charlie Strong sported a burnt orange pullover as he walked into the media room of Bellmont Hall on Monday morning. He left his mock turtleneck and collared shirt in the closet, joking that he “had...

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Longhorns lose third straight game as defense falters against OU

October 8, 2016

DALLAS — Wide receiver Dede Westbrook sprinted toward the south end of the Cotton Bowl with the ball in his hands and Longhorn defenders behind him. Oklahoma fans clad in crimson rose to their feet...

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Live Blog: Longhorns square off with Sooners in Red River Showdown

October 8, 2016

Second half update: It didn’t take long for Texas to get on the board in the second half, finding the endzone on a 63-yard strike from freshman quarterback Shane Buechele to freshman Devin Duvernay. But...

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Gilbert and Leonard talk receivers, Foreman talks Oklahoma

October 5, 2016

Gilbert talks receiving options Sophomore receiver John Burt has battled a hand injury in recent weeks that has prevented him from producing at a high level, according to offensive coordinator Sterlin...

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Strong enters showdown on hot seat, but he’s facing favorable opponent

October 5, 2016

Head coach Charlie Strong made his rounds at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas in 2014, shaking hands and exchanging words with Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops after a slim five-point loss to the Sooners. Strong’s...

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Longhorns struggle to regain confidence following loss to Cowboys

October 4, 2016

Breckyn Hager stormed off the field at Boone Pickens Stadium a little early Saturday afternoon.  The sophomore linebacker was halfway to the Longhorns’ locker room before the Showband of...

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Longhorns lose the game plus a couple key players in Stillwater

October 3, 2016

The Longhorns left Boone Pickens Stadium with more than just a 49-31 loss Saturday afternoon. The Cowboys beat up the Longhorns, both on the scoreboard and physically on the field. Texas’ two...

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Live Blog: Texas starts conference play against Oklahoma State

October 1, 2016

Second half update (2:42 p.m.): Oklahoma State widened its lead with a short rushing score after Buechele threw an interception deep in his own territory. Texas got in on the extra point block...

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Cowboy offense presents challenge for Texas

September 30, 2016

Two weeks ago California receivers slipped behind No. 22 Texas’ secondary with ease. Notre Dame ball catchers did the same four weeks ago in Austin. The Longhorns allowed an average of 48.5 points...

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Texas defense struggles to force takeaways

September 30, 2016

Senior quarterback Tyrone Swoopes’ errant pass drifted high and off the fingertips of freshman receiver Collin Johnson. Tipped, picked — interception. Freshman quarterback Shane Buechele...

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Gilbert and Foreman give updates on the Texas offense

September 28, 2016

Offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert talked to the media for the first time since Texas’ 50-43 loss to California in week three. Junior running back D’Onta Foreman joined Gilbert at the microphone...

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Strong, players ready to fix defense

September 27, 2016

Head coach Charlie Strong hinted at the notion of taking more control over the Texas defense last week. Questions surrounding defensive coordinator Vance Bedford’s grasp on Texas’ defense arose...

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By the numbers: Buechele making a difference through three games

September 26, 2016

Longhorn fans clad in burnt orange held a collective gasp when freshman quarterback Shane Buechele hobbled through the north tunnel of California Memorial Stadium last week.  California senior...

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Evans, secondary must bounce back from poor showing in California

September 20, 2016

Historically, Texas football breeds players for the National Football League at one of the highest rates in the nation.  Even as Texas has struggled to win games and produce professional players...

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Longhorns fall in shootout out west

September 18, 2016

BERKELEY, California – Longhorn nation traveled well to California Memorial Stadium for Saturday night’s shootout between California and Texas. Many of the 50,448 in attendance...

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Live Blog: No. 11 Texas hits the road for first time this season against California

September 18, 2016

Final update (1:40 a.m.): Following a first-half scoring barrage, neither team could get on the board in the first ten minutes of the third quarter. Aside from a missed field goal by kicker Trent...

Sanya Richards-Ross heads back to 40 Acres to give talk

September 16, 2016

Former Texas track and field star Sanya Richards-Ross makes her way back to the 40 Acres next week to give a speech hosted by Campus Events and Entertainment.  Richards-Ross will speak Sept. 21...

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Senior Receiver Jacorey Warrick breaks out in his final act

September 16, 2016

Jacorey Warrick first started competitive football at age five. Now he’s a senior receiver at a historic powerhouse football program. Starting at such a young age led the boy from Cleveland, Texas,...

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Texas hopes to build on winning streak in California

September 13, 2016

Texas sits at 2-0 on the season after a 41-7 takedown of UTEP on Saturday night. It’s the first time head coach Charlie Strong has been two games over .500 in his tenure at Texas. But standing...

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Defense shows flashes, offense shines in Texas’ 41–7 win over UTEP

September 11, 2016

Jacorey Warrick was inches away from his first career touchdown on Texas’ first drive of the game Saturday night. The senior receiver shook multiple UTEP defenders after catching a screen...

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Live Blog: Texas looks to continue hot start against UTEP

September 10, 2016

The No. 11 Longhorns hope to continue their momentum at home against UTEP. The team picked up a signature win in week one against No. 18 Notre Dame.  Texas also looks to defend its No. 11 ranking...

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Senior safety thrives as role player

September 9, 2016

Playing a defensive back position at the University of Texas comes with a national spotlight that shines arguably brighter than at any other school in the country. Dubbed “the real DBU”,...

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Strong ready to move on with freshman quarterback

September 8, 2016

Coming off a big win over No. 18 Notre Dame on Sunday, here are some of the week’s biggest story lines from Texas’ media availabilities. Buechele’s performance validates Strong’s...

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Running back uses Swoopes’ struggles as motivation

September 8, 2016

Senior quarterback Tyrone Swoopes wouldn’t have soared into the end zone without lead blockers Sunday night. Among them was junior running back D’Onta Foreman.  He locked up an Irish...

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Buechele resembles former Texas great in signature win

September 6, 2016

Tyrone Swoopes will find himself on a lot of highlight reels after Texas’ upset win over No. 10 Notre Dame on Sunday night.  The senior quarterback scored three rushing touchdowns on the...

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Live Blog: Texas kicks off season at home against No. 10 Notre Dame

September 4, 2016

Final update (11:25 p.m.): Texas opened the scoring in the second half with a 72-yard strike from Buechele to Burt – a play that Burt failed to complete in the first half. He hauled it in this...

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Strong looks for signature win against Notre Dame

September 2, 2016

Charlie Strong marched into Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana, a year ago with high expectations. He took Texas to a bowl game in his first season as head coach, and Longhorn nation anticipated...

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Tight end to be more involved in new offense

September 2, 2016

Redshirt sophomore Jerrod Heard’s switch from quarterback to wide receiver flooded the airwaves over the latter half of summer. But Heard’s transition to a ball-catching position isn’t...

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Malik Jefferson transitions from freshman to leader

August 31, 2016

Sophomore linebacker Malik Jefferson timed the snap perfectly. He flew past Notre Dame’s offensive line and laid a massive hit on Fighting Irish running back Josh Adams, putting an exclamation...

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Gilbert talks Notre Dame, Texas’ progression on offense

August 31, 2016

Offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert will take the field to call plays at Darrell K. Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium for the first time on Sunday night. He met with the media Tuesday to discuss the...

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Jerrod Heard discusses the switch from quarterback to receiver

August 24, 2016

Redshirt sophomore Jerrod Heard met with the media Tuesday to discuss his switch from quarterback to receiver. He said the transition has been a tough adjustment, but he believes he can make an impact...

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Burt ready to balance two sports again

August 24, 2016

John Burt walked off the field with his head held high after totaling a career-high four receptions in the Longhorns’ surprising upset of No. 12 Baylor last fall. It was the wide receiver’s...

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Charlie Strong faces quarterback question, critical third season at Texas

August 22, 2016

Head coach Charlie Strong inherited a broken program in 2014. He took to the helm in Austin following the departure of an embattled, but beloved, head coach in Mack Brown.  Brown left a lasting...

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Delayed and defeated: Longhorns lose season opener

August 20, 2016

Texas kicked off its 2016 season under partly cloudy skies at Mike A. Myers Stadium Friday night. What seemed like an innocuous night for a soccer match turned dangerous — lightning strikes in...

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Big 12 Power Rankings: Preseason

August 2, 2016

1. Oklahoma – Redshirt junior quarterback Baker Mayfield helped propel OU to an 11-1 record and a conference championship. But Mayfield finished fourth in the Heisman race, and the Sooners lost to...

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Former Longhorn Jamie Carey named to Aston’s coaching staff

April 29, 2016

Texas introduced a new member to its coaching staff Thursday afternoon. Jamie Carey, a former Longhorn player from 2002 to 2005, replaces former Texas assistant head coach Travis Mays. Mays was named...

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Aston celebrates successful season, eyes bigger goals for future

March 31, 2016

Texas never reached the Sweet 16 in Gail Goestenkors’ five years as head coach. In her last four seasons, Goestenkors failed to even get the Longhorns past the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  Karen...

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Women’s basketball juggernaut stands between Texas, Final Four

March 28, 2016

No. 1 Connecticut smashed No. 5 Mississippi State by 60 points in Bridgeport, Connecticut on Saturday afternoon, setting a NCAA Tournament record for margin of victory in the Sweet 16.  Just minutes...

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Longhorns ready to take another step forward in NCAA Tournament

March 25, 2016

Head coach Karen Aston had her team in the Sweet 16 last year, but that season had a different feel to it than this one. Aston had Texas as one of the final 16 teams standing for the first time since 2004....

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Texas starts cold, quickly heats up in 73-55 victory

March 22, 2016

Texas entered its second-round matchup in the NCAA tournament, knowing that it needed to keep Missouri’s shooters in check to win and advance to the Sweet 16. Three minutes into the game, the...

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