After 10-4 finish, Longhorns have to plug up defense

Sports 04/13/19, 02:04

A 10-4 finish with a big win in the Sugar Bowl energized Texas football to levels not seen in years.Now the program needs to keep it from leaking right back out through the gaping holes across the lineup.Texas concludes spring practices with its annual Orange-White scrimmage Saturday night. Coach Tom ...

Ehlinger’s 3 TDs lead Texas past Georgia 28-21 in Sugar Bowl

Sports 01/02/19, 00:28

Sam Ehlinger ran for three touchdowns, the Texas defense largely held Georgia's offense in check, and the Longhorns earned their first 10-win season since 2009 by beating the Bulldogs 28-21 in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night.Ehlinger was the star of a gritty win, running for a 2-yard touchdown in ...

Texas looks to continue resurgence vs Georgia in Sugar Bowl

Football 12/31/18, 12:18

Texas coach Tom Herman has needed less than two years to pull the football program out of mediocrity and get to a prestigious bowl game on New Year's Day.The 14th-ranked Longhorns will face No. 6 Georgia in the Sugar Bowl on Tuesday night looking to continue their resurgence on the ...

No. 6 Georgia, No. 14 Texas clash in Sugar Bowl showdown

Sports 12/31/18, 11:25

Sugar Bowl: No. 6 Georgia (11-2, No. 5 College Football Playoff) vs. No. 14 Texas (9-4, No. 15 CFP) at New Orleans, Tuesday, 8:45 p.m. EST (ESPN)Line: Georgia by 12½.Series Record: Texas leads 3-1.WHAT'S AT STAKETexas is trying to cap an impressive season under second-year coach Tom Herman and provide ...

No. 11 Texas beats Kansas 24-17, heads to Big 12 title game

Sports 11/23/18, 16:09

Sam Ehlinger threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score, and No. 11 Texas held off Kansas 24-17 on Friday to clinch a spot in the Big 12 title game.The Longhorns opened a 24-7 lead on Cameron Dicker's 34-yard field goal in the fourth quarter, but the lowly Jayhawks ...

Texas finally in a November Big 12 title hunt

Football 11/02/18, 03:06

After years of being a late-season afterthought, Texas coach Tom Herman wanted the Longhorns to be competing for a Big 12 title in November.Texas is right where he wanted, with a key matchup against West Virginia up next.The No. 12 Mountaineers (6-1, 4-1 Big 12, No. 13 CFP) and No. ...

No. 6 Texas looks to keep magic going against Oklahoma State

Football 10/26/18, 16:06

A season that began with disappointment has turned into a possible mission of destiny for No. 6 Texas, with the next challenge coming Saturday night with a game at Oklahoma State.After losing its opener 34-29 to Maryland, Texas (6-1, 4-0 Big 12) has been rolling along on a six-game winning ...

Surprising Texas, Murray among Big 12’s midpoint best

Football 10/18/18, 16:14

There is a Big 12 surprise deep in the heart of Texas.Since the Longhorns lost their season opener to Maryland for the second year in a row, coach Tom Herman's team has a six-game winning streak and is ranked in the top 10 after September for the first time since ...

Big receivers making the big plays for No. 9 Texas

Football 10/10/18, 13:24

Facing third-and-long, Lil'Jordan Humphrey caught a quick pass on a play designed to get Texas a few yards.Then came a load of Longhorns teammates. Next came the surge.With his legs churning and Texas pushing, Humphrey and the Longhorns moved the pile another 10 yards. The play picked up 19 yards, ...

Talk of Texas: Are Longhorns back after big win over OU?

Football 10/07/18, 16:44

There was a long pause by coach Tom Herman while considering the obvious questions after Texas extended its winning streak to five games with an impressive victory over three-time defending Big 12 champion Oklahoma in the Red River rivalry.Are the Longhorns, now a top-10 team again, really back? Ready to ...

Top 25 Takeaways: Texas tops Big 12; SEC East revival

Football 10/06/18, 21:33

Texas has been losing the type of game it won on Saturday for nearly a decade.The Longhorns since 2009 had mastered the excruciatingly painful loss as they tried to find their way back (that word!) to being nationally relevant and a legitimate contender in the Big 12.No need to even ...

Oklahoma and Texas both ranked adds to prefect fair setting

Football 10/05/18, 03:20

It's a perfect setting: Oklahoma and Texas in the middle of the State Fair of Texas on an early fall Saturday with their passionate fans clad in crimson and burnt orange, split 50-50 in the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium.It's nice that the game carries some national prominence, too.For the first ...

Time for No. 18 Texas to try to win on the road vs K-State

Football 09/24/18, 16:51

The Texas Longhorns have won two big games in front of raucous home crowds not seen at Royal-Memorial Stadium in years.With postgame chants of "Texas Fight!" and the strains of "Eyes of Texas" still echoing in their ears, the Longhorns returned to the Top 25 at No. 18.Now they have ...

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