Texas Rumors & News

  • Who Could Land Texas 4-Star Transfer Jordan Elliott

    The Spun "Jordan Elliott is leaving Texas. The talented defensive lineman announced on Snapchat today that he’s decided to transfer out of the Longhorns’ program. Elliott, a Houston native, was one of the top recruits in the country coming out of high school in 2016. He was ranked the No. 14 defensive..." May 18

  • Texas flips 4-star S Caden Sterns from LSU

    Bleacher Report "Prospect Caden Sterns is staying in Texas. Sterns, who is a 4-star recruit in the class of 2018, per Scout, flipped his commitment from the LSU Tigers to the Texas Longhorns on Sunday. He announced the news on his Twitter page. According to Scout, the 6'1" and 173-pound Sterns is the No. 52..." May 08

  • Texas continues Oklahoma raid, lands 4-star DE Ron Tatum

    Scout "Tom Herman has done it again. The first-year head coach has successfully picked up the commitment of yet another prospect in Oklahoma's back yard. Four-star Putnam City (Okla.) defensive end Ron Tatum announced his verbal commitment to Texas. His pledge came down to the Sooners and Longhorns,..." April 26

  • Four-star QB Cameron Rising flips commitment from Oklahoma to Texas

    Sports Day "Tom Herman is off to a hot start on the recruiting trail at Texas. Herman and the Longhorns came away with a key commitment this weekend as four-star California quarterback Cameron Rising flipped his verbal pledge from Oklahoma to Texas. Rising announced his decision via Twitter. Rising..." April 23

  • Texas president 'cannot comprehend' paying student-athletes

    CBS Sports "One of the major arguments against universities paying their student-athletes is that many athletic departments don't turn a profit. Ignoring for a moment the ways athletic departments can ensure this is the case, if there's one athletic department in the country that has never had a problem..." April 20

  • Texas nabs 4-star QB Casey Thompson from Oklahoma

    Hook'em "Texas’ 2018 recruiting class is now three members deep heading into the spring game. Four-star quarterback Casey Thompson announced Thursday in his high school gymnasium that he’ll sign with the Longhorns. Thompson, the son of former Oklahoma quarterback Charles Thompson and the younger brother..." April 14

  • Texas lands elite ATH Justin Watkins for 2018 class

    Hook'em "Tom Herman needed a win. He can’t officially mark one in the record books until the fall, but he notched a victory for the Longhorns when he flipped four-star athlete Justin Watkins. Watkins, a Florida native, entered junior day Saturday committed to Florida State. He voiced interest in Texas over..." February 26

  • Texas receiver Jake Oliver quitting football team

    Campus Insiders "A member of the Texas football program is set to quit the program in order to focus on his future, according to 247 Sports. This week, Longhorns wide receiver Jake Oliver announced he would be leaving the team to focus on life after football, despite finishing last season second on the team in..." February 08

  • Tom Herman has embarrassing quote about Texas, recruiting class

    Larry Brown Sports "Tom Herman has taken over a Texas program that has been among the most disappointing in college football for the better part of the past seven years, and the struggles have clearly had an impact on the recruiting trail. As Geoff Ketchum of OrangeBloods.com noted Wednesday, the Longhorns failed..." February 01

  • Tim Beck to Run Offence at Texas

    Scout "The sources told HornsDigest.com Herman has long respected Beck - even considering him for the offensive coordinator position at Houston when Herman took over as head coach of the Cougars in 2015 before ultimately hiring Major Applewhite. The sources said Beck, 50, will run Herman's offense at..." January 03

  • Tyrone Swoopes to Enter 2017 NFL Draft as Tight End

    Fox Sports "Tyrone Swoopes will be moving onto the NFL, but not at the position he was mostly known for. Tyrone Swoopes had been Texas’ starting quarterback for most of the 2014 season, Charlie Strong’s first in Austin. He ended up producing 2,409 passing yards, 13 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions on the..." December 17

  • Report: Texas to decline bowl bid if invited

    Austin American-Statesman "In the murky world of bowl matchups, there are few sure things leading up to Selection Sunday, but one game that’s sitting pretty is right down the road in San Antonio. No matter what upsets occur in conference championship games, the Alamo Bowl is set to put together the best pairing shy of..." December 02

  • Texas RB D'Onta Foreman to declare for the NFL draft

    SI "Texas junior running back D’Onta Foreman will announce today that he’s declaring for the NFL draft, a source with knowledge of the decision said. Foreman is the nation’s leading rusher with 2,028 yards and he's scored 15 touchdowns this season. He carried Texas through the majority of the 2016..." November 30

  • Texas hires Tom Herman as next head coach

    WFAA "Texas has hired former Houston head football coach Tom Herman to replace Charlie Strong, according to a report from ESPN's Heather Dinich. The former Ohio State offensive coordinator spent the past two seasons as the Cougars head coach, leading the AAC program to an 11-1 record in 2015, and a..." November 26

  • Texas will fire Charlie Strong at scheduled Saturday morning meeting

    SI "Texas will fire head coach Charlie Strong on Saturday morning, SI's Pete Thamel has confirmed. Chip Brown of Scout.com first reported the news. Texas men's athletic director Mike Perrin issued a statement last Sunday, saying that the school will "evaluate the body of work after the regular..." November 26

  • TCU hammers Texas in possible finale for Strong

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Kenny Hill ran for two touchdowns, the second a nifty 41-yarder, and threw for 150 yards as TCU beat mistake-prone and distracted Texas 31-9 on Friday in Big 12 Conference play at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Touchdown runs of 5 yards by Tavares Johnson and 70..." November 25

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