• July 27, 2016

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Ex-Dawg Thomas a rock in Longhorns’ secondary

WACO — Texas senior cornerback Duke Thomas admitted Saturday there were times this season where he was starting to wonder if it’d ever come.

Longhorns block Baylor’s bid for Sugar Bowl, 23-17

WACO — Unlike its opponent Saturday, there was no New Year’s Day bowl, or any bowl for that matter, on the line for visiting Texas.

Texas Tech wins shootout against Longhorns

AUSTIN – Texas simply could not get a stop.

Foreman takes charge, lifts Longhorns over KU, 59-20

AUSTIN — Texas needed a spark.

COLLEGE STANDOUTS: Thomas has eight tackles vs. K-State

The Baylor Bears continued their hot start thanks in part to some former area stars.

Texas caps tumultuous week with 24-17 upset of No. 10 Oklahoma

DALLAS — It took Texas’ biggest rival to finally bring out the best in the Longhorns. 

FOOTBALL: Texas’ defense, special teams misfire in 1-point loss to Cal

AUSTIN — At moments, Jerrod Heard made Texas’ fans forget all about their concerns. 

ANALYSIS: Texas gets Smart in order to build

Shaka Smart was named after the famous historical figure Shaka Zulu, a man who was considered a military genius and credited with helping form units into the Zulu Nation in South Africa. 

ANALYSIS: Another NCAA flameout means it’s time for Barnes to go

Rick Barnes’ career at Texas is dead. 

TEXAS BOWL: Longhorns looking for strong finish against old SWC rival

AUSTIN — Growing up in Batesville, Ark., Charlie Strong has a lot of memories of the Arkansas Razorbacks’ rivalry with the Texas Longhorns.

ALLAN MANDELL: Big 12 not safe from Big Ten, SEC raid

After the Big 12 Conference was officially informed last week that it was persona non grata in the inaugural College Football Playoff, league commissioner Bob Bowlsby said he’d “go back to the drawing board,” do some reviewing, on how his 10-school fraternity should move forward.

ANALYSIS: UT shows flashes of resurgence, but more work remains

Jordan Hicks was a freshman when Texas went 5-7 in 2010, just one year after the team had appeared in a national championship game.

Longhorns: ‘Nobody to blame but ourselves’

AUSTIN — Texas had no reason to celebrate on Senior Night.

TCU takes advantage of Texas miscues, romps 48-10

AUSTIN — Thanksgiving lunch was not enough.

Rose kick in final seconds sends Texas to wild 48-45 victory over Iowa State

AUSTIN –After countless comparisons to a Texas legend, Tyrone Swoopes finally began creating a legacy of his own.

Longhorns deny rift between defense, offense

AUSTIN — Texas typically displays animosity this time of year.

It's still Baylor, 28-7

AUSTIN — Baylor did everything it could to help its conference rival, but in the end, the Bears still produced a blowout victory.

With Ash out, Swoopes gets start for Texas

Charlie Strong did not get to celebrate his debut victory at Texas for very long.

Area standouts help garner NCAA Week 1 wins

The college football season kicked off at grand NCAA Division I stadiums from Austin to Waco to Minneapolis, and the area had its hand in making the opening weekend memorable. Former area stars showcased their skills as the 2014 season got started.

Longhorns make Strong debut, whip N. Texas 38-7

AUSTIN — Charlie Strong wanted to put the “T” back in Texas. Turns out, he inserted some “D” as well. 

Texas opens camp with dismissals, suspensions

AUSTIN — New Texas coach Charlie Strong opened his first Longhorns training camp with a tough message for his players: break the rules and there will be consequences.

No-nonsense Strong deserves not to be questioned

When Orangebloods.com and Horns Digest reported Texas had dismissed senior running back Joe Bergeron on Friday morning, it was clear it was no day to discuss the possibility of reviving the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry.

NFL should learn from Longhorns’ Strong example

University of Texas football coach Charlie Strong and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are different people with different roles. 

UT president’s departure will be felt in athletics department

On the surface, it may be a decision that only affects the academic side of things, but if you look closer, what the University of Texas’ Board of Regents and outgoing university president Bill Powers agreed upon Wednesday has a ripple effect.