Texas Rumors & News

  • Texas gets 2019 commitment from No. 24 prospect De'Gabriel Floyd

    ESPN "Texas continued its strong recruiting presence under coach Tom Herman on Saturday by landing ESPN Junior 300 linebacker De'Gabriel Floyd. The No. 24 overall prospect in the 2019 class, Floyd is also the No. 4-ranked outside linebacker. Out of Westlake Village, California, and one of the top..." April 01

  • Texas gets commitment from 5-star WR Jordan Whittington

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Texas and Tom Herman have already gotten off to a strong start on its 2019 recruiting class with the commitment of Jordan Whittington. Whittington — a five-star receiver who ranks 24th nationally, fourth at his position and third in the state of Texas via 247Sports' Composite rankings —..." March 10

  • Texas QB Sam Ehlinger Claps Back At SEC Coach’s Trash Talk

    The Spun "Texas A&M’s new assistant coach, Tim Brewster, likes to talk some trash on Twitter. He did it while he was at Florida State and how he’s doing it with the Aggies. Lately, Brewster’s trash talk has centered on recruiting and how great of a league the SEC is. Basically, Brewster, the tight ends..." February 20

  • Texas nabs top-50 recruit Joshua Moore

    247 Sports "Many twins will admit that while they may look alike, they often times don't think alike. They want their own identity and to be known for their individuality. That individuality will venture into a household of Yoakum, Texas, twins who have decided to play college ball for the state's most..." February 04

  • 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

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