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  • Texas begins QB 2-step with Arch Manning, Quinn Ewers competition

    Sportsnaut "The eyes of Texas are on the high-profile quarterback competition set to get underway as the Longhorns kick off spring practice. 2023 recruit Arch Manning arrived to the drumbeat of No. 1 recruiting rankings, the billing of a future No. 1 draft pick and an unparalleled family legacy..." March 06

  • How SEC football opponents should be decided when Oklahoma, Texas join

    The Athletic "The official word that Oklahoma and Texas will join the SEC in 2024 means the real backroom brawl can commence — even though it likely began months ago. The conference will introduce a new scheduling format when the two new members join, and that new format will require..." February 14

  • Texas, Oklahoma are SEC-bound in 2024. How will they stack up in football?

    The Athletic "The divorce is final. In 19 months, Oklahoma and Texas will officially play football as SEC members. The 2023 football season will be their last in the Big 12 after the schools, the conference and its television partners reached an agreement Thursday to..." February 10

  • Texas, Oklahoma leaving Big 12 early, joining SEC in 2024 season after reaching exit agreement

    CBS Sports "Texas and Oklahoma have reached an early exit agreement with the Big 12 that will see the powers depart for the SEC following the 2023-24 athletic season. The Big 12 and both programs announced Thursday night that the Longhorns and Sooners will pay early withdrawal fees of a..." February 10

  • Why Texas football's Arch Manning will start before Tennessee's Nico Iamaleava

    USA Today "The top quarterback recruit in the 2023 class is either Tennessee’s Nico Iamaleava or Texas’ Arch Manning, depending on your ranking service of choice. On3 ranked Iamaleava as its No. 1 overall prospect, while Manning held that spot with 247Sports. No matter..." February 07

  • Oklahoma and Texas 'unlikely' to leave Big 12 for SEC before 2025

    Yahoo! Sports "The Big 12 will have 14 teams for the next two football seasons. According to ESPN, Texas and Oklahoma have been unable to come to an agreement to leave the conference for the SEC before the 2025 season and are "unlikely" to leave before then. That means the two teams would..." February 03

  • Former Georgia Wide Receiver Adonai Mitchell to Transfer to Texas

    Bleacher Report "Former Georgia wide receiver Adonai Mitchell announced via social media Friday that he has committed to Texas. Mitchell entered the transfer portal Wednesday, and Anwar Richardson of Orangebloods.com reported at the time that speculation was heating up about the Texas native..." January 21

  • Early exits for Texas, Oklahoma could help Big 12 repay members that agreed to diluted revenue upon expansion

    CBS Sports "Should an early exit by Texas and Oklahoma from the Big 12 be agreed upon, the negotiated financial penalties associated with those departures would be utilized to aid the conference's expansion. Those monies would help make whole the eight legacy Big 12 programs whose..." January 20

  • Former Texas QB Hudson Card commits to Purdue

    CBS Sports "Hudson Card has chosen Purdue as his transfer destination, the former Texas starting quarterback announced on Monday. Card threw for 1,523 yards and 11 touchdowns in three seasons with the Longhorns including 928 yards, six touchdowns and only one interception in 2022 as Quinn..." December 26

  • Texas makes splash by landing four-star edge Tausili Akana

    CBS Sports "One of the top edge rushers in the country made quite the splash in the Red River Rivalry as Tausili Akana committed to Texas over Oklahoma and a host of others on National Signing Day. Akana made the commitment live on the 247Sports Youtube channel, choosing the..." December 21

  • Texas RB Bijan Robinson to enter NFL draft, skip bowl game

    ESPN "Bijan Robinson, who joined elite company as one of the most prolific running backs in Texas history, announced on Monday that he is forgoing his final season with the Longhorns, will be entering the NFL draft and will not play in the Valero Alamo Bowl. "I've done..." December 19

  • Texas, Oklahoma SEC-bound in 2024 as tone shifts in Big 12? What we’re hearing

    The Athletic "At the Big 12’s basketball media day in October, new commissioner Brett Yormark spoke definitively about Oklahoma and Texas’ timeline for joining the SEC. “They’re going to be here through ‘25,” he told reporters. “They’ve committed themselves in..." December 16

  • Five-star LB Anthony Hill commits as Longhorns nab former Texas A&M pledge

    CBS Sports "Texas added a splashy commitment to its 2023 recruiting class on Thursday when five-star linebacker Anthony Hill chose the Longhorns. Hill was previously committed to Texas A&M but re-opened his recruitment in November just days after the Aggies fell to 3-6 with a 41-24..." December 16

  • Texas QB Hudson Card to enter NCAA transfer portal

    ESPN "Texas quarterback Hudson Card, a former ESPN top-40 recruit, intends to enter the NCAA transfer portal, sources told ESPN on Tuesday. He's a redshirt sophomore who will have three years of eligibility remaining at his next destination. Card is expected to emerge as one..." November 29

  • Bijan Robinson and 2 players with skyrocketing NFL Draft stock

    Clutch Points "Texas Longhorns star Bijan Robinson continues to impress, and with his consistent play, his NFL Draft stock is also on the rise. However, he is not the only one showing up this college football season. With just one more week of the regular season remaining, many eyes will be on the..." November 21

  • Photo of sad Quinn Ewers on phone goes viral with captions

    Larry Brown Sports "Texas put together an embarrassing effort in a 17-10 loss to TCU on Saturday night, and few disappointed more than Quinn Ewers. The highly-touted quarterback went 17/39 for just 171 and an interception. Texas’ offense couldn’t get anything going all game and didn’t..." November 13

  • The story of Texas, Purdue and college football's long-running drum wars

    ESPN "Like many of the state's most colorful tales, the story of Texas' Big Bertha and a decades-long rivalry over the biggest drums in college football began with the bravado of a wealthy oilman. In 1954, Longhorn Band benefactor Col. D. Harold "Dry Hole" Byrd, a man who..." November 09

  • Arch Manning to enroll early at Texas

    Larry Brown Sports "Arch Manning committed to Texas earlier this year, and the star quarterback is planning to join the Longhorns as soon as possible. Manning has decided to enroll early at Texas, according to Anwar Richardson of OrangeBloods.com. He is currently playing out his senior season at Isadore..." October 28

  • Steve Sarkisian apologizes after not staying on field for 'The Eyes of Texas' following loss at Oklahoma State

    247 Sports "Steve Sarkisian issued an apology Monday for not remaining on the field during the playing of "The Eyes of Texas" following the Longhorns' Week 8 loss at Oklahoma State. A photo emerged postgame of just a handful of Texas players staying on the field at Boone Pickens..." October 25

  • Oklahoma, Texas to stay in Big 12 until 2025

    SI "Conference realignment has been a hot topic of conversation for the past few years. Oklahoma and Texas kicked things off by announcing a move to the SEC during the summer of 2021. At the time, the move seemed imminent. We continue to gain more clarity on the situation, and..." October 19

  • Texas QB Quinn Ewers expected to start vs. Oklahoma after three-game absence

    CBS Sports "Texas star quarterback Quinn Ewers will return for the Longhorns' rivalry showdown vs. Oklahoma on Saturday after missing the last three games due to a clavicle sprain, according to ESPN. Though Longhorns coach Steve Sarkisian stopped short of confirming the..." October 07

  • Texas QB Quinn Ewers out vs. West Virginia, focuses on return vs. rival Oklahoma

    ESPN "Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers continues to ramp up his recovery from a shoulder injury with the notion of returning for next week's game against rival Oklahoma, sources told ESPN. Ewers has dressed for the Longhorns' past two games but is not expected to..." October 01

  • Longhorns' recruit Arch Manning breaks high school records of uncles Eli and Peyton Manning

    Sportsnaut "Texas Longhorns football recruit Arch Manning is one of the top high school players in the nation and he proved it again on Friday when he not only broke one but two records held by his legendary uncles Eli Manning and Peyton Manning. The 6-foot-3, 204-pound star of Isidore..." October 01

  • 5-Star DL David Hicks Commits to Texas A&M Over Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, More

    Bleacher Report "David Hicks, a 5-star defensive line prospect out of Texas, has committed to Texas A&M. ESPN's Tom VanHaaren reported the defensive standout's selection of the Aggies on Wednesday. Hicks is rated as the ninth overall player and top-ranked defensive..." September 28

  • A Texas Tech Student Shoved a Texas Longhorns Player When Fans Rushed the Field on Saturday

    The Big Lead "The unranked Texas Tech Red Raiders beat the No. 22 Texas Longhorns on Saturday. Considering both teams came into the 2-1 and the result simply flipped their places in the polls, it wasn't really that big of an upset. But then you throw in the fact that this was a rivalry game and we get..." September 26

  • Steve Sarkisian reveals Texas football’s Week 4 starter between Quinn Ewers, Hudson Card

    Clutch Points "Texas football head coach Steve Sarkisian reportedly said Hudson Card will start for the Longhorns on Saturday, per Tiffany Blackmon. It was recently revealed that Quinn Ewers was going to travel with the team ahead of their game against Texas Tech. Quinn Ewers..." September 24

  • Mississippi State's Mike Leach Doubts Texas Spent $280K on Arch Manning Visit

    Bleacher Report "Mike Leach is casting doubts on reports of Texas spending $280,000 on a recruiting trip highlighted by quarterback Arch Manning. “Have you ever been to or heard of rooms that can eat up that much of $280,000? I haven’t,” Leach said Thursday on his weekly radio show,..." September 23

  • Texas' Quinn Ewers to Dress vs. Texas Tech After Suffering Shoulder Injury

    Bleacher Report "Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian announced Thursday quarterback Quinn Ewers will travel with the Longhorns for Saturday's road game against rival Texas Tech. Sarkisian confirmed Ewers is on track to suit up as he nears a return from a shoulder injury but..." September 22

  • Alabama beat out Texas, Georgia, USC for top WR recruit Jalen Hale

    Clutch Points "Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide have signed yet another top recruit from the class of 2023. This time, it comes in the addition of wide receiver Jalen Hale. Hale is the 42nd-ranked player in the nation, as well as the eighth-ranked wide..." September 21