Texas Rumors & News

  • Texas overcomes halftime deficit for 24-6 win

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- Freshman quarterback Shane Buechele passed for 296 yards and two touchdowns, both in the first eight minutes of the third quarter, as Texas shrugged off a lackluster first half and roared from behind to beat Iowa State 24-6 on Saturday night in the Big 12 before 96,851 at Darrell..." October 15

  • Mayfield, Westbrook help Sooners outlast Longhorns

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS -- When 20th-ranked Oklahoma needed to control the clock with the game in the balance in the fourth quarter against Texas on Saturday, the Sooners opted for a lot of three-yard runs and short passes rather than flashy, deep passes. The focus of that late strategy was workhorse Samaje..." October 08

  • Texas fans roast Charlie Strong after loss to Oklahoma

    Fox Sports "It's no secret that Charlie Strong entered Saturday's game on the hot seat, with rumors swirling about his future after a disappointing 2-2 start. For a while, it looked like Strong would do enough to help his cause, but a dominant second half by Oklahoma -- behind almost 700 yards of total..." October 08

  • Adrian Peterson reveals how the Texas Longhorns blew their shot at signing him

    Fox Sports "Over the years, a tiny little narrative formed around Texas’ football program, one that Mack Brown never could seem to shake: He passed on way too many quarterbacks who turned into stars. You know the names. Robert Griffin III. Johnny Manziel. Jameis Winston. They all wanted to go to Texas, and..." October 08

  • Texas close to moving on from Charlie Strong at season's end

    CBS Sports "Texas' 50-47 overtime win over Notre Dame from a month ago feels like it was forever ago now, especially now that the Longhorns have continued to see their defense gashed on big stages. According to Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated, a "high-ranking Texas official said on Sunday night that..." October 03

  • Horns to demote D-boss Vance Bedford; Charlie Strong to assume duties

    ESPN "Coach Charlie Strong is expected to take control of the Texas Longhorns' defense, including playcalling duties, according to multiple reports. Strong is prepared to demote his longtime defensive coordinator, Vance Bedford, and assume control of the struggling defense, Rivals.com and..." October 03

  • Rudolph, Oklahoma State outslug No. 22 Texas

    The Sports Xchange "STILLWATER, Okla. -- The trendy pick in Saturday's Oklahoma State-Texas game would have been the Longhorns. Not just due to their No. 22 ranking, but a trend that had seen the visitor win the last seven times in the series -- along with a Texas run of eight straight road wins over the..." October 01

  • Texas' Kent Perkins arrested for DWI

    Dallas Morning News "A University of Texas football player from Lake Highlands was charged with driving while intoxicated after he was arrested early Friday in Austin, police say. Kent Perkins was detained early Friday at 18th and San Antonio streets about 3 a.m, KVUE-TV reported. According to online records,..." September 23

  • QB Buechele leads No. 11 Texas past UTEP

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- It might have been expected that Texas would experience a bit of a letdown against UTEP on Saturday after its huge win over Notre Dame just six days before. And there's no doubt that the 11th-ranked Longhorns were handicapped with injuries that kept three of their starting..." September 10

  • Texas, Texas A&M make huge leaps in NCAA 1-128 Re-rank

    USA Today "Alabama handily defeated Southern California to more than justify its perch atop the USA TODAY Sports’ 1-128 ranking of the Football Bowl Subdivision. Other teams from the Southeastern Conference weren’t so lucky. Mississippi, Tennessee, Florida, LSU, Auburn, Mississippi State, Vanderbilt and..." September 06

  • Swoopes, Longhorns power past Irish in 2nd OT

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- With Texas in dire need of a signature victory to propel the proud program back into the college football echelon, the Longhorns turned to a tried-and-true strategy, man-on-man, stop-us-if-you-can, smash-mouth football with the game in the balance. Backup quarterback Tyrone..." September 05

  • QB Kai Locksley now listed as a receiver on Texas roster

    Hook'em "First, Jerrod Heard, and now Kai Locksley. Everybody wants — or is being forced — to play receiver at Texas. Locksley is now listed as a receiver on the official Texas roster. Various Internet sites have hinted that Locksley, the fourth-string quarterback, was working out at receiver in recent..." August 28

  • DeAndre McNeal to transfer from Texas

    Sports Day "Sophomore wide receiver DeAndre McNeal will transfer from Texas, according to 247sports.His decision comes in the wake of his indefinite suspension for violating team rules on August 3. According to 247sports, McNeal requested his release from the program on Wednesday. He is barred from..." August 13

  • Texas' DeAndre McNeal suspended for violating team rules

    Sports Day "Texas has suspended sophomore receiver DeAndre McNeal indefinitely for violating team rules, the school confirmed Wednesday afternoon. The news was first reported by Orangebloods.com, which indicated that McNeal will remain on the roster but is not expected to start training camp with his..." August 04

  • Former Texas receiver Ryan Newsome transfers to Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Ryan Newsome informed Arizona State coach Todd Graham early Saturday morning: He wanted to finish his college career with the Sun Devils. "He was as excited as I've ever heard a coach," Newsome said. A 5-foot-8, 184-pound receiver, Newsome last season played at Texas, appearing in seven..." July 31

  • Texas' Roderick Bernard out for season after car accident

    The Score "Texas running back Roderick Bernard will likely be sidelined for the entire 2016 season after sustaining injuries from a car accident, according to Brian Davis of the Austin American-Statesman. Roderick was in a car accident earlier in the month, however there were no details on the injuries." July 29

  • Former LSU kicker Trent Domingue transferring to Texas

    Gridiron Now "Less than two weeks after he announced he was leaving LSU, kicker Trent Domingue has found a new school. Domingue announced Sunday on Twitter that he has “officially” transferred to Texas." July 24

  • Texas pounces on recruits in wake of Baylor scandal

    The Score "Texas continued its pillage of former Baylor signees in the wake of Art Briles' dismissal, landing its fourth former Bear in offensive guard Patrick Hudson on Wednesday. The 6-foot-5, 330-pounder represented the latest win for Charlie Strong on the recruiting trail, as the embattled coach has..." June 29

  • OL Patrick Hudson, an ex-Baylor recruit, signs with Texas

    ESPN "The recruitment of Patrick Hudson, the No. 56-ranked prospect in the class of 2016, has come to a conclusion. After making an official visit to Oklahoma last weekend, the Under Armour All-America Game offensive lineman ended his recruitment Wednesday committing and signing a financial aid..." June 29

  • Texas adds four-star OT, former Baylor signee JP Urquidez

    247 Sports "Texas’ 2016 class continues to grow. Former Baylor Bears signee JP Urquidez committed to the Longhorns on Saturday in wake of Baylor releasing him from his National Letter of Intent on Thursday. "Texas is the Flagship University and Coach (Charlie) Strong's Values align with the Urquidez..." June 26

  • Ex-Baylor commit, WR prospect Devin Duvernay chooses Texas

    ESPN "The recruiting journey of Devin Duvernay has come to a conclusion ... again. Duvernay, the No. 42-ranked prospect in the Class of 2016, committed to Texas over TCU on Wednesday ending one of the most bizarre recruitments after Baylor failed to submit his National Letter of Intent paperwork to..." June 22

  • After transfer to UCLA goes awry, Texas OL Jake Raulerson could be headed to SMU

    Sports Day "Jake Raulerson, a former Celina standout and center for the Texas Longhorns, may have found his new college home. The sophomore, who has two years of eligibility remaining as a transfer after redshirting his first season at Texas and earning his degree in three years, had announced plans to..." June 10

  • Report: UCLA won't add Texas grad transfer Jake Raulerson

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "It looks like UCLA will not add Jake Raulerson after all. According to multiple reports, Raulerson, an offensive line graduate transfer from Texas, was denied admittance to his preferred graduate programs at UCLA. Raulerson, who graduated from Texas in just three years, announced a verbal..." June 09

  • Texas reportedly interested in Baylor OL signee Patrick Hudson and CB signee Parrish Cobb

    Burnt Orange Nation "As the fallout of the Baylor Bears scandal continues, the 2016 signing class could suffer significant attrition in the coming days, with multiple reports now circulating that Silbsee offensive lineman Patrick Hudson will not enroll in Waco on Monday. And, according to the Football Brainiacs, the..." May 28

  • Former Texas CB Bryson Echols lands at Arizona State

    Arizona Republic "Former Texas cornerback Bryson Echols announced Thursday he will play his final college season at Arizona State. As a graduate transfer, Echols likely will be eligible immediately. Echols mostly contributed on special teams last season, finishing with three tackles. Over four years, he played..." May 20

  • With commitment of Montrell Estell, Texas showing in-state fight

    247 Sports "Texas is climbing back on top in its home state. With the commitment of Montrell Estell, Texas swiped one from a Texas A&M program that has been trying to regain its footing lately on the recruiting trail. The state of Texas has gotten more and more diluted in terms of market share in recruiting..." May 20

  • Longhorns DE Derick Roberson to transfer from Texas

    Burnt Orange Nation "The disappointing Texas Longhorns career of sophomore defensive end Derick Roberson is now over, as the oft-injured former four-star prospect will seek his transfer, with the Sam Houston State Bobcats his most likely destination, according to Inside Texas. A spokesman for the school confirmed the..." May 19

  • Former Texas LB Dalton Santos will transfer to Louisiana Tech

    Burnt Orange Nation "Texas Longhorns graduate transfer linebacker Dalton Santos will complete his eligibility as a member of the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, he announced via Twitter on Tuesday Santos just graduated from Texas with a degree in physical culture and sports with a minor in business after announcing his..." May 17

  • Wooed by A&M, Texas DL coach Brick Haley sees salary double

    College Football Talk "Who says flirting when already in a relationship doesn’t pay dividends. In February, it was reported that Texas defensive line coach Brick Haley was offered the same position at hated rival Texas A&M. After mulling over the job offer for a couple of days, Haley opted to stick with the..." May 12

  • Report: Texas wants schools to vote against Big 12 expansion

    College Spun "At this point, it’s pretty obvious that some Big 12 schools are in favor of expansion, while others prefer to keep the current 10-team format. At some point — perhaps later this month — the schools are going to put it to a vote and decide, one way or the other. The Big 12 requires 75 percent of..." May 04

  • Dalton Santos announces decision to transfer from Texas

    College Football Talk "An injury kept Dalton Santos from taking the field for Texas for all of 2015. Now, a personal decision will prevent him from doing the same in 2016 and beyond. The Longhorns linebacker took to Twitter Monday to announce that he has decided to leave UT and finish up his playing career elsewhere." May 03

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