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Winston gets week off before potential signature moment against Clemson, Heisman favorite Boyd while Mariota continues to amaze

Wes Maulsby October 9, 2013

1. Clemson QB Tajh Boyd (Sr.) Last Week (W, 49-14 vs. Syracuse): 20-for-27, 455 yards, 5 TD, 2 INT  Season: 93-for-141 (66.0%), 1,449 yards, 14 TD, 2 INT (154 rush yards, 4 TD) Boyd remains...

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Tajh Boyd still top Heisman contender but Marcus Mariota hot on his heels

Wes Maulsby October 3, 2013

1. Tajh Boyd, Senior QB, Clemson: Last Week (W, 56-7, Wake Forest): 17-for-24, 311 yards, 3 TD (69 rush yds, TD) Season: 73-for-114 (64.0%), 994 yards, 9 TD (159 rush yards, 4 TD) Boyd remains...

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McCarron moves up after stellar performance in road win over Texas A&M

Wes Maulsby September 20, 2013

1. Clemson QB Tajh Boyd (Sr.) Boyd did not have an easy time early against North Carolina State. But he got the job done in a place that has been a nightmare for highly-ranked teams over the past few...

Heisman Watch: Boyd holds spot as top Heisman contender, Gurley and Bridgewater not far behind

Wes Maulsby September 13, 2013

1. Clemson QB Tajh Boyd (Sr.) Boyd’s win over Georgia still holds up as the most impressive win of the short season-especially considering Georgia’s win over South Carolina last week. He...

Clemson’s Boyd becomes Heisman favorite with second straight triumph over elite SEC squad

Wes Maulsby September 6, 2013

1. Tajh Boyd, Senior QB, Clemson: Previous Game: 18-30, 270 yards, three touchdowns Season: 18-30, 270 yards, three touchdowns Being the only player on the list with a marquee win in this short...

Will change in recruiting philosophy provide the wins that Barnes and Texas need moving forward?

Wes Maulsby May 2, 2013

Rick Barnes is changing strategies. After watching nine players leave the program for the NBA before becoming upperclassman, Barnes has decided to go with a different recruiting strategy. The question...


Three down, two to go: Texas’ junior class continues to shrink with rumblings of another departure

Wes Maulsby April 23, 2013

With three departures already this offseason, Texas has gone from a young but more experienced team back to a young team with almost no experience. A five-man 2011 recruiting class has dwindled down to...

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Kabongo elects to enter the NBA draft for Texas’ third departure of the off season

Wes Maulsby April 15, 2013

With the news that Myck Kabongo has elected to enter the NBA draft, Texas’ roster continues to shrink. The Longhorns, who now only have two rising juniors, have lost three players off of a team that...

Rick Barnes’ first priority to keep talent on the team, Myck Kabongo’s decision on his future has major implications for Texas

Wes Maulsby March 28, 2013

The season is over and it's time to look to the future. There is no question that this campaign was a disappointing one for Texas and for its fans. A wide open Big 12 that saw three teams lose...

Texas takes lumps, preps for next year

Wes Maulsby March 19, 2013

Eleven days ago, Texas was eliminated in the first round of the Big 12 tournament by Kansas State and its regular season came to an end. A rough season that featured a nine-game losing streak, including...


In the waning days of his worst season at Texas, Rick Barnes’s security comes into question

Wes Maulsby March 7, 2013

Rick Barnes has been good for Texas. Many of the peaks for the program have occurred under his watch. Texas has been ranked in the Top 25 for 175 weeks under Barnes since 1999, which is more than...

Men’s basketball offense finally awakens in win over Oklahoma

Wes Maulsby March 1, 2013

The impossible happened Wednesday.  Holding a 22-point lead with less than eight minutes to go, Oklahoma’s win seemed to be written in stone. After all, this was the Texas team that had...

Texas boasts well in second exhibition of the season

Wes Maulsby February 25, 2013

In its second exhibition game of the spring season, Texas defeated St. Edwards 2-1. Texas got up early with a goal in the opening few minutes of the game. Junior forward Allison Smith scored off a volley...


Kansas shows dominance in series with humiliating win over Texas

Wes Maulsby February 19, 2013

The hopes that Myck Kabongo would revive this team with a strong finish to end the conference slate on a high note are lost. The only thing left for Texas to do in the wake of the loss to Kansas is...


Can Kabongo’s return make an impact?

Wes Maulsby February 12, 2013

It’s been no secret that Texas has not been the best of teams so far this season. Fresh off a 13-point loss to Oklahoma State, the  Longhorns now sit six games back of Kansas State and need...


Longhorns’ two-game winning streak nothing to get too excited about as Texas still has something to prove

Wes Maulsby February 6, 2013

After ending a horrid losing streak, Texas has started a much more desirable one by putting together two wins in a row. The Longhorns now sport a solid 2-7 conference record, which is good for ninth in...

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Offensive struggles continue to plague Horns

Wes Maulsby February 5, 2013

A familiar scene played out in Morgantown, W. Va. for Texas on Monday night.  After leading for most of the first half, Texas saw its early lead turn into a seven point halftime deficit. The second...

Horns have work to do to make Big Dance, must first win on road

Wes Maulsby January 29, 2013

At last. The drought is over. Texas has won a basketball game. For the first time since Dec. 29, Texas enjoyed a victory as it beat Texas Tech. The losing streak is over, and with a win in its pocket,...


In low point of season, Texas gets doubled up by Jayhawks

Wes Maulsby January 24, 2013

Already reeling in the middle of an awful losing streak, Texas was dealt another blow at the hands of the Kansas Jayhawks. The Jayhawks lived up to their name by marauding and pillaging the Longhorns...


Texas basketball struggles for relevancy

Wes Maulsby January 23, 2013

If you haven’t noticed that basketball season has started, don’t worry. There haven’t been many good reasons to watch. Fans of the San Antonio Spurs have a title contender to cheer...


Sheldon McClellan has tools to take on leadership role, but needs the conviction

Wes Maulsby January 15, 2013

With the suspended Myck Kabongo a non-factor this season, the burden of leadership has fallen to the rest of the Longhorns. And the player most people are looking to to take up that responsibility is Sheldon...

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Manziel and Te’o neck and neck into the finish, leaving voters with interesting decision.

Wes Maulsby December 7, 2012

Johnny Manziel, RS Freshman QB, Texas A&M Last Week: 32-for-44 (73 percent) for 372 yards three TDs and one interception. 12 rushes for 67 yards (5.6 yards per rush) and two TDs. Season: 273-for-400...

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Texas wilts yet again in the face of a team able to impose its will

Wes Maulsby December 5, 2012

Killer instinct. It is necessary to play any sport at its highest level. It’s what gets a pitcher a strike out in the bottom of the ninth. It’s what a quarterback uses to convert a third and...

Kansas State one win away from title with Oklahoma on its heels

Wes Maulsby November 30, 2012

1. Kansas State: The Wildcats are one win away from their first conference championship since their upset of Oklahoma in 2003. Texas has been playing better defense of late, so it will provide a better...

Manziel and Te’o lead, while Klein has one more chance

Wes Maulsby November 30, 2012

1. Johnny Manziel - Freshman QB, Texas A&M Last Week: 32-for-44 (73 percent) for 372 yards three TDs and one interception. 12 rushes for 67 yards (5.6 yards per rush) and two TDs Season: 273-for-400...

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Oklahoma Sooners need help from Texas to make BCS

Wes Maulsby November 27, 2012

The BCS Championship and Rose Bowl matchups will be decided this weekend. The ACC, Big 12 and Big East champions will all get an automatic bid, leaving only three at-large bids. Florida and Oregon are...

Heisman Watch

Wes Maulsby November 21, 2012

Manti Te’o, Senior LB, Notre Dame Last Week: Six tackles Season: 96 tackles and six interceptions Te’o and Notre Dame needed help and they got it. Stanford and Baylor both won to put...

Big 12 Power Rankings

Wes Maulsby November 21, 2012

1.Kansas State: The Wildcats’ control over the national rankings didn’t last long. A road trip to Waco against the struggling Baylor Bears proved too much for Kansas State to handle. Baylor...


Texas women’s soccer ends season, looks to future to showcase talent

Wes Maulsby November 20, 2012

Following two scoreless halves and overtime, TCU gained a 4-2 edge in the penalty shootout to end Texas’ season earlier this month. In the Big 12 preseason poll, the Longhorns were picked to finish...

Kansas State and Oklahoma stay at the top with Texas climbing with its third straight win

Wes Maulsby November 9, 2012

1. Kansas State: The Wildcats remain at the top of the list and don’t appear to be going anywhere. Collin Klein left the game against Oklahoma State in the third quarter after an injury and the Wildcats...

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Barner pulls even with Klein after huge game as season reaches the home stretch

Wes Maulsby November 9, 2012

Rising: Kenjon Barner Senior RB, Oregon Last Week: 38 rushes for 321 yards (8.4 yards per carry) and five TDs Season: 179 rushes for 1295 yards (7.2 yards per carry) and 19 TDs What was once a...

Texas comes up short in shootout, falls to TCU again

Wes Maulsby November 5, 2012

For the second time this season, TCU got the best of Texas. The Longhorns and Horned Frogs played a scoreless 90 minutes and were forced to go into overtime. The defenses continued its advantage...

Heisman Rankings

Wes Maulsby November 2, 2012

  Leader: 1. Collin Klein Senior QB, Kansas State Last Week: 19-for-26 (73 percent) for 233 yards and two TDs, 12 rushes for 83 yards (6.9 yards per carry) and two TDs Season: 117-for-165 (70.9...

Texas earns a rematch with TCU for a spot in the conference finals

Wes Maulsby November 2, 2012

TCU shocked Texas for its first and only win in conference play Oct. 21. On Wednesday, the Horned Frogs pulled off another upset by taking down the regular season conference champions. West Virginia...

Big 12 Power Rankings: Wildcats climb to the top

Wes Maulsby November 2, 2012

1. Kansas State: The Wildcats solidified their control of the Big 12 by demolishing Texas Tech in Manhattan. Kansas State’s schedule gets a lot easier now as the season nears the closing stretch....


Texas extends its season with big win over Oklahoma

Wes Maulsby November 1, 2012

Texas and Oklahoma played a close game that was decided by a single goal in September. This time, Wednesday afternoon, the Longhorns came out and made a statement that they are a serious contender for...

Texas, Oklahoma face off in first round of Big 12 championship

Wes Maulsby October 31, 2012

Texas looked like a dark horse contender for the conference championship early in Big 12 play, but a three-game losing skid brought the Longhorns back down to earth. However, they have an altogether improved...


Overtime goal lifts West Virginia over Texas in season finale

Wes Maulsby October 29, 2012

In its first conference game of the season, Texas beat Iowa State by four goals for an easy win. Every game since then has been a nail-bitter with all six being decided by just one goal. Friday’s...

Big 12 Power Rankings- Kansas State starting to dominate, in full control of Big 12

Wes Maulsby October 26, 2012

1. Kansas State: After steamrolling West Virginia in Morgantown, Kansas State is not only in prime position to win the Big 12, but is now one of the frontrunners for the national championship. Kansas...

Klein’s physical play continues to impress

Wes Maulsby October 26, 2012

Top Tier Collin Klein Senior QB, Kansas State Last Week: 19-for-21 (91 percent) passing for 323 yards and three touchdowns, 12 rushes for 41 yards (3.4 yards per carry) and four TDS Season: 98-for-139...


Longhorns prepare for final game before Big 12 championships

Wes Maulsby October 26, 2012

Texas will be playing its last home game of the 2012 season Friday. After being picked to finish sixth in conference before the season, the Longhorns have a shot at finishing as high as third with a win. West...


Texas swept in weekend road trip

Wes Maulsby October 22, 2012

After getting off to a fast start in Big 12 play, Texas dropped two straight decisions this weekend with only one game remaining in the regular season. On Friday, Texas traveled to take on Baylor. The...

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Six players to watch

Wes Maulsby October 19, 2012

1. Collin Klein - Senior QB, Kansas State Last Week: 16-24 (67 percent) for 187 yards. 25 rushes for 105 yards (4.2 yards per carry) and three TDs. Season: 79-118 (67 percent) for 1074 yards for...


Texas to take on toughest conference test yet

Wes Maulsby October 19, 2012

After being picked to finish No. 6 in the Big 12 before the season started, Texas has had a surprising start to its conference slate. The Longhorns knocked off defending Big 12 champions Oklahoma on the...

Texas splits weekend matches, remains near top of conference standings

Wes Maulsby October 15, 2012

After seeing its five-game winning streak snapped by Texas Tech on Friday, Texas rebounded with a 1-0 win over Kansas Sunday to remain in prime position in the Big 12. “I’m pleased with the...


Texas carries five-game unbeaten streak into weekend

Wes Maulsby October 12, 2012

After toppling the defending conference champions, Texas now stands second in the Big 12 standings with nine points. West Virginia leads the conference with 15 points off five straight wins to begin conference...

Big 12 Power Rankings: Mountaineers reclaim top spot

Wes Maulsby October 10, 2012

Following its big win in Austin, West Virginia joins Kansas State atop the conference. 1. West Virginia: In front of what may have been the loudest crowd ever at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium,...


Texas in search of redemption after close loss

Wes Maulsby October 10, 2012

Last Saturday, Texas saw a game that it very well could have won slip away. In the process, Texas missed its opportunity to take a step and rejoin the nation’s elite teams, a group West Virginia...

Heisman Rankings

Wes Maulsby October 10, 2012

Geno Smith Senior QB, West Virginia Last Week: 25-for-35 (71percent) for 268 yards and four TDs. Season: 166-for-204 (81 percent) for 1996 yards and 24 TDs. Smith put himself in the Heisman lead...

Texas beats Cowgirls after controversial call

Wes Maulsby October 8, 2012

It seems like Texas and Oklahoma State just can’t play without any controversy. Six days after the football team seemed to fumble the ball while going in for the go-ahead score in Stillwater, Oklahoma...

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Heisman Watch

Wes Maulsby October 5, 2012

Geno Smith - Senior QB, West Virginia Last Week: 45-51(88 percent) for 656 yards and eight touchdowns. Season: 141-169(83 percent) for 1728 yards and 20 touchdwons. If there was any question as to...

Big 12 Power Rankings

Wes Maulsby October 5, 2012

1. Kansas State: The Wildcats hold the top spot for one more week, but could see their position taken due to no fault of their own. The matchup between West Virginia and Texas will likely provide a new...


Matchup with Oklahoma State will test Smith after World Cup success

Wes Maulsby October 5, 2012

With three shutouts under her belt, Abby Smith has quickly made her mark on the Texas program. She missed most of the nonconference schedule while playing internationally with the U.S. Under-20 Women’s...

Three UT students advance in All-American Championships

Wes Maulsby October 5, 2012

With the field dwindling as the ITA All-American Championships near their end, only three Longhorns remain in the competition. In the main singles draw, Daniel Whitehead fell in the first round to Alex...

Kansas State’s win in Norman propels them to the top of the Big 12

Wes Maulsby September 28, 2012

Kansas State Kansas State is certainly not the most glamorous team in the conference, but it may be the toughest and most physical. It forced Oklahoma into three turnovers, and ran for over 200 yards...

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8 players with legitimate Heisman aspirations

Wes Maulsby September 28, 2012

Geno Smith - Senior QB, West Virginia Last Week: 30-43 (69.8 percent) for 338 yards and three passing TDs. Season: 96-118 (81.4 percent) for 1,072 yards and 12 TDs. The Mountaineers’ signal...

Texas opens conference play with back-to-back shutouts

Wes Maulsby September 24, 2012

One week after finishing its nonconference schedule strongly, Texas began conference play the same way. A dominant 4-0 win against Iowa State followed by a 1-0 win over Oklahoma sealed an outstanding opening...


Upcoming conference games give chance for Texas to improve

Wes Maulsby September 21, 2012

Texas will take its show on the road for the first conference games under new head coach Angela Kelly. The Longhorns will start their Big 12 schedule against Iowa State and Oklahoma over the weekend. The...


Things could get better for Longhorns

Wes Maulsby September 19, 2012

Texas won consecutive conference tournaments in 2005 and 2006 but has since struggled to finish near the top of the league. Out went Chris Petrucelli and in came Angela Kelly. Texas wanted to return to...

Soccer puts together the season’s best performance to date

Wes Maulsby September 17, 2012

After struggling through their nonconference schedule, Texas put together its best weekend performance of the season to date. Following two games in a row without a Texas goal, the Longhorns finally got...

Big 12 Power Rankings 9-14

Wes Maulsby September 17, 2012

1. West Virginia The West Virginia offense is among the best in the Big 12, but its defense could be vulnerable. It gave up 545 yards to Marshall, with over 400 yards coming through the air. The Mountaineers...

Heisman Watch 9-14

Wes Maulsby September 17, 2012

Jonathan Franklin, Senior RB, UCLA Last Week: 26 carries for 217 yards (8.3 avg.) and no touchdowns. Season: 41 carries for 431 yards (10.5 avg.) and three touchdowns. Franklin makes his debut to the...

Soccer weekend preview

Wes Maulsby September 14, 2012

A disastrous non-conference season comes to an end for Texas soccer this weekend. The Longhorns have limped out to a 2-6 start this season. Now they’re looking down the barrel of Big 12 play starting...


Soccer needs to step up

Wes Maulsby September 12, 2012

At Texas, winning is the standard. Excellence is expected, and this manifests itself in athletics where the Longhorns are expected to vie for championships year in and year out. With this winning tradition...

Soccer loses 1-0 to Utah over the weekend

Wes Maulsby September 10, 2012

After a disastrous game against BYU, Texas took on Utah, who has not lost a game since mid-August. Another scoreless first half gave Texas a chance to pick up a significant win, but Utah pulled out a 1-0...

Barkley still No. 1 as Robinson falls

Wes Maulsby September 7, 2012

Heisman Watch 1. Matt Barkley, Senior QB, USC Last Week: 23-38 (60.5 percent), 372 yards, 4 touchdowns, 0 interceptions The Trojans may have lost the top spot in the polls, but Barkley retains...

Big 12 Power Rankings

Wes Maulsby September 7, 2012

1. West Virginia: The Mountaineers basically did whatever they wanted to against the Thundering Herd, rushing for 331 yards on the way to 655 yards of total offense. The defense could become a concern,...


Second half assault too much for Longhorns

Wes Maulsby September 7, 2012

In just their second game away from Austin Thursday, the Longhorns were looking for their first signature win of the season. And if only one half had been played, Texas might have had a shot. After a scoreless...

Horns begin road trip with game against BYU

Wes Maulsby September 6, 2012

Texas will be on the road this weekend with two stops in Utah. First, the Longhorns will be taking on a BYU team fresh off an win over former No. 11 Long Beach State as well as a shutout win over Colorado...

Women’s Soccer fails to finish strong

Wes Maulsby September 4, 2012

With an opportunity to get its first marquee win of the season, Texas dropped a pair of games over the weekend, falling to 2-4 on the season. Friday’s match against Virginia was Texas’ first...

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Barkley leads initial Heisman Watch as season begins

Wes Maulsby August 31, 2012

1. Matt Barkley - Senior QB, Southern California Barkley is the de-facto Heisman leader heading into the season, which shouldn’t come as a surprise. He is burdened with guiding a thin USC team to...

Big 12 Power Rankings

Wes Maulsby August 31, 2012

1. Oklahoma The Sooners find themselves in a familiar position: sitting atop the preseason rankings for the conference. Mike Stoops returns to the Oklahoma sideline as defensive coordinator and will be...

Soccer wins a 3-0 game after a series of close calls

Wes Maulsby August 29, 2012

Texas began the season with four straight one-goal games, and was shut out in its last two games against Arkansas and North Carolina State. Despite only giving up just one goal in each game, and restricting...


Stat Guy takes a look at Texas basketball

Wes Maulsby February 23, 2012

Texas needed just one good half of basketball to seal its trip to the NCAA tournament. A sparse resume that only had 17 wins to 10 losses, and three wins over quality teams had a chance to get a lot spicier...

Longhorns dominate at Houston Invitational

Wes Maulsby January 30, 2012

Texas took the top two spots in the 400-meter races to lead a strong performance at the Houston Invitational. Alicia Peterson ran a 55.39 to win the event, and Danielle Dowie placed second with a time...

Crouser sets record, Texas impresses at Razorback Invitational

Wes Maulsby January 30, 2012

Texas had a very strong performance at the Razorback Invitational over the weekend, led by freshman Ryan Crouser, who broke the school indoor shot-put record with a throw of 20.29 meters. “It feels...

Texas heads to Auburn for invitational meet

Wes Maulsby January 20, 2012

Texas will lead a loaded field into Birmingham, Alabama this weekend for the Auburn Indoor Invitational Indoor Track and Field Meet. The No. 4 ranked Longhorns will face other top 10 teams, with No. 5...

Awards to Watch

Wes Maulsby December 7, 2011

Doak Walker for Best Running Back Trent Richardson, Running Back, Alabama A finalist for the Heisman trophy, Richardson rushed for 1,583 yards this season, which was good for No.5 in the nation while...

Players to Watch: Week 14

Wes Maulsby December 2, 2011

Robert Griffin III, Junior quarterback: Robert Griffin III has gone from being a solid player on a fringe bowl team to a household name and one of the top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. He has passed...

Matchups: Week 14

Wes Maulsby December 2, 2011

Quarterback: This one is obvious. Baylor has a Heisman candidate at quarterback with Robert Griffin III. He has passed for 3,678 yards with 72-percent completion. He has led Baylor to eight wins this season,...

Craig Lutz runs his way into Texas history

Wes Maulsby December 1, 2011

At times, Craig Lutz may look like a boy among men when competing for Texas. But make no mistake, Lutz runs with ability beyond his years and is now the cornerstone for a rising program. In his first...

Players to Watch: Week 12

Wes Maulsby November 23, 2011

Ryan Tannehill, senior Quarterback With injuries chipping at the Texas A&M running back position, Tannehill’s arm becomes the main source of offense for the Aggies in this game. He has thrown...

Keys to the Game: Week 12

Wes Maulsby November 23, 2011

Under 20 In the 13 years that Mack Brown has been the head coach at the University of Texas, he has only lost five games where Texas has held the opposing team to under 20 points. This has happened twice...

Matchups: Week 12

Wes Maulsby November 23, 2011

Quarterback: The Texas quarterback play has been abysmal. Kansas State scored 10 points directly off Texas interceptions on Saturday. Ryan Tannehill has passed for more than 3,100 yards this season...

Men’s Cross Country takes 11th place at championship

Wes Maulsby November 22, 2011

Craig Lutz earned All-American honors at the NCAA Championships on Monday as the Texas men’s cross-country team finished 11th place overall. “We set some high goals at the beginning of the...

Texas looks to improve at NCAA Championships

Wes Maulsby November 21, 2011

For the second straight year, Texas will be running in the National Championships and trying to improve on last year’s 20th-place finish, the best finish in more than 20 years for the Longhorns. Texas...

Men’s cross country begins race toward national championship

Wes Maulsby November 21, 2011

Coming off a win at South Central Regional, No. 9 Texas will run in the National Championship today. The 10K race will be run at the LaVern Gibson Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind. Led by freshman...

Keys of the Game: Week 11

Wes Maulsby November 18, 2011

2-5 This is the number that most will be familiar with. Kansas State is the only other school in the Big 12 that has a winning record against Texas other than Oklahoma. Texas’ only two wins over...

Players to Watch: Week 11

Wes Maulsby November 18, 2011

Collin Klein, Junior Quarterback: Kansas State is last in the Big 12 in passing offense and is No. 109 in the nation, ahead of only two other BCS conference teams. Klein’s abilities aren’t...

Matchups: Week 11

Wes Maulsby November 18, 2011

Quarterback: Kansas State ranks last in the Big 12 in passing offense, but that’s not what the Wildcats use it for. Wildcat signal caller Collin Klein is fourth in the conference in rushing. Kansas...

Texas earns place in NCAA Championship

Wes Maulsby November 14, 2011

Texas earned a bid to the NCAA Championships with a second-place finish the South Central Regional Championship on Saturday. “I am very glad that we met our objective of qualifying for the NCAA...

Longhorns win South Central Regional championship

Wes Maulsby November 14, 2011

Texas won the South Central Regional Championship on Saturday, which guarantees the Longhorns a berth in the NCAA Championships in two weeks. “The whole team was really excited about today’s...

Matchups: Week 10

Wes Maulsby November 11, 2011

Quarterback: David Ash had his best game of the season last week against Texas Tech. Although he only threw seven passes, he completed four of them for 125 yards and ran four times for 59 yards. He threw...

Players to Watch: Week 10

Wes Maulsby November 11, 2011

James Franklin, sophomore Quarterback: In recent years, Missouri has produced quality quarterbacks starting with Brad Smith who played from 2002 to 2005, Chase Daniel in 2006 and Blaine Gabbert who followed...

Keys to the Game: Week 9

Wes Maulsby November 4, 2011

Shootout: Texas’ 24-14 win over Texas Tech last year was only the second game under Mack Brown in which neither team scored at least 30 points in the game. The only other time that happened was...

Players to Watch: Week 9

Wes Maulsby November 4, 2011

Seth Doege, Junior Quarterback: Like all other Texas Tech quarterbacks in the modern era, Doege has been putting up big numbers all season for the Red Raiders. He is averaging almost 350 passing yards...

Matchups: Week 9

Wes Maulsby November 4, 2011

Quarterback: Although he is coming off a poor performance in his last game, Texas Tech’s Seth Doege has been having a season typical of the Tech starting quarterback. Before the game against Iowa...

Texas cross country recaps: Big 12 Championships

Wes Maulsby October 31, 2011

 Men’s After a string of strong races, Texas was able to use that momentum to put together a third place performance in the Big 12 Championships on Saturday. Texas finished with two all-conference...

Keys to the game

Wes Maulsby October 28, 2011

Run the Ball Last game was the first loss in Mack Brown’s career in which his team ran for more than 200 yards. Before, he was 70-0 in those situations. Texas needs to run the ball in order to...

Undefeated Horns head to College Station

Wes Maulsby October 28, 2011

Texas has won every meet it has competed in so far this season and will be taking some momentum and confidence into the Big 12 Cross Country Championships this weekend in College Station. The 6,000-meter...

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