Texas Rumors & News

  • Chest injury to likely keep Kyle Porter out of Texas’ showdown with Oklahoma State

    Austin American-Statesman "Texas’ backfield may be less crowded this weekend. UT football coach Tom Herman told reporters on Thursday that sophomore running back Kyle Porter is “probably not going to play” against Oklahoma State. Porter left UT’s 29-24 loss to Oklahoma this past week with a chest injury. Herman said..." October 20

  • Texas student body hosts vote to rekindle rivalry with Texas A&M; Tom Herman approves

    Dallas Morning News "The future of Texas' rivalry with Texas A&M is far from promising. The two schools haven't met on the gridiron since 2011, and both teams have filled their respective non-conference slates through most of the next decade. So Texas' student body is taking things into its own hands. Student body..." September 29

  • Texas QB Shane Buechele expected to be available against USC

    Larry Brown Sports "Texas quarterback Shane Buechele is expected to be available against USC after missing last week with a shoulder injury, according to a report. The sophomore QB missed Texas’ game against San Jose State last weekend with a shoulder injury. He was able to throw and took limited reps in practice..." September 14

  • USC says 4-0 mark vs. Texas is correct as NCAA voided Trojans' participation in 2005 season

    ESPN "USC and Texas will play this week for the first time since the Longhorns, led by Vince Young, beat the Trojans, led by Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart, 41-38 in the Rose Bowl to win the BCS national championship after the 2005 season. It was one of the most memorable college football games in..." September 13

  • Texas held players-only meeting after Maryland loss

    Larry Brown Sports "After a shocking season-opening loss to the Maryland Terrapins, the Texas Longhorns are trying to stop the bleeding. According to Anwar Richardson of OrangeBloods, Longhorns players held a players-only meeting after the defeat as they tried to pick up the pieces. Texas had high expectations..." September 06

  • Shane Buechele is almost Facebook official as starting Texas QB

    College Football Talk "The college football season officially gets underway this week, but Tom Herman has another week to make some decisions about the starting quarterback for the Texas Longhorns. If he had to make that call right now, Shane Buechele would be getting the starting nod in Austin. “I’ve said over and..." August 20

  • Texas OL Jean Delance announces he will transfer

    Fanrag Sports "Redshirt freshman offensive tackle Jean Delance announced on Tuesday that he will transfer from the University of Texas football team. “I have decided with my family to transfer and move on from the University of Texas,” he wrote. “I’ve been praying over this decision and am thankful for all..." August 15

  • 4-star WR Al'vonte Woodard joins Texas' impressive recruiting class

    Bleacher Report "Al'vonte Woodard announced Saturday he will attend the University of Texas. The Houston native is the 12th-best receiver in the 2018 class and the 84th player overall, according to Scout.com. Following his sophomore year at Lamar High School, Woodard took a nice step forward as a junior in..." July 16

  • Texas loses commitment from No. 2 athlete in class of 2018

    Campus Sports "The Texas football program lost its top-ranked recruit from the Class of 2018. This weekend, Justin Watkins announced he would be decommitting from Tom Herman’s Longhorns and re-opening his commitment. Watkins is rated as the No. 2 athlete in his class. Watkins announced his decision with a..." June 26

  • LSU is trying hard to keep Texas from establishing itself in Louisiana

    CBS Sports "It would appear that LSU and in-state politicians have successfully kept Texas out of Louisiana for satellite camp participation -- for now, anyway. But there's collateral damage in LSU's motives, and it involves the recruits themselves. Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated took a deep dive into..." June 14

  • Texas lands commitment from 4-star LB Ayodele Adeoye

    Sports Day "Texas recruiting is on a roll. Tom Herman and the new UT staff picked up another big commitment over the weekend. This time, four-star Missouri inside linebacker Ayodele Adeoye pulled the trigger. Adeoye announced his decision via Twitter. Adeoye committed to Texas over offers from..." June 05

  • Longhorns allow Reese Leitao to enroll after plea deal to drug charge

    ESPN "The University of Texas will allow incoming freshman tight end Reese Leitao to keep his scholarship and enroll in school after his felony drug charge was pleaded down to a misdemeanor. "Based on several discussions with people who know Reese well as a person both on and off the field, he's been..." May 31

  • Former Texas DT Jordan Elliott heading to Missouri

    College Football Talk "Former Texas defensive tackle Jordan Elliott will now be a Missouri Tiger, he announced on Friday. Elliott chose Missouri to follow Brick Haley, his defensive line coach in Austin that landed at Mizzou after Charlie Strong‘s firing. “They’re a program that’s on the come up, SEC ball is the..." May 27

  • 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