The Selection Committee Loves Brand-Name Schools

Every NCAA Tournament has its snubs, its questionable inclusions, and baffling seedings. But few seasons have produced so clear a narrative as this one has: it's very, very good to have name recognition. » 3/16/15 9:26am 3/16/15 9:26am

Seven Players Ejected As Texas Knocks Off Baylor 

Texas just topped 14th ranked Baylor to bolster its NCAA tournament hopes, but not without some (threatened) fisticuffs. With two minutes left in overtime, Baylor's Royce O'Neale* and Texas's Isaiah Taylor dove for a loose ball. O'Neale—accidentally, it looks like—elbowed Taylor, prompting the benches to clear. » 3/02/15 9:36pm 3/02/15 9:36pm

Texas Clobbering Oklahoma, Trailing By 4

When you have 14 first downs to your opponent's one, and 278 total yards to your opponent's 29, you might expect to have a lead. But then again, you might not be the 2014 edition of the Texas Longhorns. » 10/11/14 1:52pm 10/11/14 1:52pm

Matthew McConaughey Went Full McConaughey On The Texas Longhorns

Matthew McConaughey, who is now well into the business of just being Matthew McConaughey in public, visited a Texas Longhorns practice last week to pass some ancient McConaughese wisdom down to the young players. » 10/02/14 10:34am 10/02/14 10:34am

Texas QB David Ash Gives Up Football Due To Concussions

Texas coach Charlie Strong announced today that quarterback David Ash has given up football after suffering multiple concussions over his career. Ash is the second college football quarterback in a little over a week to give up the game because of concussions. » 9/17/14 8:23pm 9/17/14 8:23pm

Texas Botched The Coin Toss, Has To Kick Off To UCLA Both Halves

Managing the opening coin toss of a football game's pretty simple: if you win, defer. If you lose, take the ball. Texas somehow screwed this up tonight, and UCLA will get the ball to start both halves. » 9/13/14 8:48pm 9/13/14 8:48pm

Vince Young Wishes He Had Returned To Texas For His Senior Year

Appearing on The Lowdown with Alex Loeb on 104.9 FM in Austin earlier today, former NFL QB Vince Young said that he would have returned to UT if he had known the Houston Texans, which took Mario Williams first overall in 2006, weren't going to select him: » 8/20/14 4:17pm 8/20/14 4:17pm

Texas Beats Arizona State With Cameron Ridley Buzzer-Beater

Texas big man Cameron Ridley was in the right place at the right time as he gathered in Jonathan Holmes's attempted buzzer-beater and laid in one of his own to down the Arizona State Sun Devils 87-85 and move the Longhorns into the round of 32. » 3/21/14 12:07am 3/21/14 12:07am

Justin Bieber Does "Hook 'Em Horns" With Rick Barnes At Texas

The off-label purpose of SXSW is, apparently, to create awkward photographs that would otherwise never happen. Today we've got Justin Bieber and Texas men's basketball coach Rick Barnes. » 3/10/14 8:55pm 3/10/14 8:55pm

Texas Booster Says Charlie Strong "Would Make A Great Position Coach"

Nearly everyone thinks Texas did right when they tapped Charlie Strong to be their next head coach—everyone outside of Texas, anyway. » 1/07/14 2:55pm 1/07/14 2:55pm

Reports: Charlie Strong To Texas Will Happen Eventually

If we've gotten this far in the Strong-to-Texas story—he reportedly called a staff meeting at 9:00 a.m. this morning—it seems pretty certain that Charlie Strong is going to leave Louisville for Texas. But who knows, everyone always gets so careful with these things. » 1/04/14 9:48am 1/04/14 9:48am

A Full-Speed Marcus Mariota Makes Oregon Look Like Oregon Again

The Oregon Ducks' 30-7 trouncing of Texas in the Alamo Bowl tonight was no real surprise, given that Vegas pegged the Longhorns as two-touchdown dogs, and that Marcus Mariota is back, iffy knee and all. Mariota finished 18 of 26 for 253 yards and 133 yards rushing, his best overall game since before UCLA injured him… » 12/30/13 10:38pm 12/30/13 10:38pm

It's halftime in Mack Brown's final game as the head coach of the Longhorns. Do the break right by reading Bryan Curtis's fine summary of why Brown was too kind for his own good. [Grantland] » 12/30/13 8:21pm 12/30/13 8:21pm

"College football coaching is a crackpot profession. It rewards moral treachery if not outright cruelty. If Mack Brown has a boast, it's that he did the job with insufficient gusto. He coached the game but never bent to its demands on his soul." Bryan Curtis elegizes Mr. Football. [Grantland] » 12/16/13 1:37pm 12/16/13 1:37pm

Report: Mack Brown To Resign As Texas Head Coach

ESPN just came back to commercial in Kentucky-North Carolina to report that Mack Brown will resign as head coach of Texas. According the Longhorn Network (operated by ESPN) is reporting that Brown has informed his team and recruits that he will resign following the Alamo Bowl against Oregon. » 12/14/13 7:35pm 12/14/13 7:35pm