Texas Rumors & News

  • Longhorns’ Shane Buechele to have surgery on torn hip muscle

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Texas Longhorns quarterback Shane Buechele will have surgery to repair a torn muscle near his hip and abdomen, according to the school. The Austin American-Statesman reported that Buechele, who attended Arlington Lamar, is expected to be back for spring practice on March 5." January 18

  • Texas star Malik Jefferson declares for 2018 NFL Draft

    Sports Day "Texas star linebacker Malik Jefferson has declared for the 2018 NFL Draft. The five-star recruit out of Mesquite Poteet announced his decision Sunday via The Players Tribune, tweeting a video explaining his decision. "This is one of those decisions I have to make as a young man," Jefferson..." December 31

  • Herman not expecting Malik Jefferson to play in Texas Bowl

    247 Sports "Only a late Christmas miracle will allow Malik Jefferson to play for Texas in Wednesday’s Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl. During his final press conference ahead of taking on Missouri at Houston’s NRG Stadium, Tom Herman said he doesn’t expect Jefferson to see the field. Jefferson has..." December 26

  • Tom Herman laments having to ‘reprogram’ Texas players after three years of losing

    Sportsnaut "Tom Herman has done this before. In his opening press conference as the new head coach of the Texas Longhorns, he ripped Charlie Strong a new one. Now, just over a year later, he’s throwing some serious shade at the former Longhorns head coach once again. On Tuesday as the Longhorns prepare for..." December 26

  • Three Texas players suspended for violating team rules

    ESPN "Three Texas Longhorns players will not participate in the Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl next week while serving suspensions, coach Tom Herman announced Friday. Texas freshman running back Toneil Carter, junior tight end Garrett Gray and sophomore receiver Lil'Jordan Humphrey have been..." December 22

  • Texas LB Malik Jefferson’s status for bowl game still up in the air

    College Football Talk "As Texas prepares to play in the Texas Bowl against former Big 12 foe Missouri, it remains unknown whether or not linebacker Malik Jefferson will play. Jefferson was reportedly diagnosed with a case of turf toe recently and is said to be considered day-to-day. Nick Moyle of the San Antonio..." December 18

  • Tom Herman still unsure who Texas will start at QB in bowl

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns play a bowl game in ten days, but still don’t know who their starting quarterback will be in it. Coach Tom Herman admitted that he has yet to decide whether Shane Buechele or Sam Ehlinger will get the nod in the Texas Bowl against Missouri on Dec. 27. The two quarterbacks..." December 17

  • Texas officials will hire TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte

    Hook'em "TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte has been hired to assume the same position at the University of Texas where he will assume responsibility for both the men’s and women’s athletic departments, a source told the Austin American-Statesman on Saturday. Texas was expected to make the..." December 09

  • Texas RB Chris Warren III plans to transfer

    247 Sports "UPDATED 5 p.m. CT - Texas confirms Horns247 report. Statement from Chris Warren III: After putting a lot of thought into it with my family, I talked to Coach Herman this morning and let him know I have decided it’s in my best interest to transfer from The University of Texas to continue my..." November 27

  • Texas T Connor Williams To Enter NFL Draft

    Pro Football Rumors "With the majority of college teams’ regular seasons having concluded, draft announcements are underway. One potential top-10 pick will be making the move to the pros come 2018. Texas tackle Connor Williams will declare for the 2018 draft and will not play in the Longhorns’ bowl game, Williams..." November 27

  • Tom Herman blames Texas players for inconsistency

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s safe to say it’s been a very up-and-down season for the Texas Longhorns. In Tom Herman’s first year at the helm, they beat a ranked West Virginia team away from home and took both USC and Oklahoma State to overtime. These games — which should be signs of progress — were bookended by home..." November 25

  • Texas commit Roschon Johnson accounts for 598 yards, 10 touchdowns

    Max Preps "Crosby (Texas) football coach Jeff Riordan said it all after Roschon Johnson did it all on Friday night. Johnson, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound quarterback from Port Neches-Groves (Port Neches, Texas), scored the game-winning touchdown on a 2-yard touchdown with 25 seconds remaining in an epic 72-69..." November 21

  • Mack Brown reportedly interested in becoming Texas athletic director

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texas Longhorns are searching for a new athletic director, and a familiar face reportedly wants the job. According to Geoff Ketchum of Orangebloods, former football coach Mack Brown has tried to push himself into the frame for the athletic director position. However, prominent Longhorns..." November 09

  • Texas CB Holton Hill suspended for remainder for 2017 season

    Houston Chronicle "Texas cornerback Holton Hill has been suspended for the remainder of the 2017 season for a violation of team rules, coach Tom Herman announced Tuesday. The junior will remain on the team and be permitted to work out with the Longhorns, but he will not play in any of UT's remaining three..." November 08

  • Texas' Hill suspended for remainder of season for violating team rules

    Sports Day "Texas will be without one of its key playmakers for the remainder of the season. The program announced Tuesday head coach Tom Herman suspended cornerback Holton Hill for breaking team rules. Hill will miss the Longhorns' final three games, but can still work out with the team. Texas did not..." November 07

  • With Baylor looming and Sam Ehlinger out, Texas turns back to Shane Buechele

    Houston Chronicle "Defeats to Southern Cal, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State were understandable. Miserable, frustrating and emotionally wracking, but understandable. After all, all three were ranked among the nation's top 12 at the time they conquered Texas. A loss to Baylor on Saturday will not be met with any..." October 27

  • 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