Offensive tackle Tyler Johnson, No. 16 ranked overall in the 2019 cycle, committed to Texas over archrival Oklahoma and other big-time programs.
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The Texas Longhorns were the hottest team in Las Vegas this week when the South Point sportsbook posted the first college football point spreads in town.
- OT Johnson, '20 QB Card commit to Texas
- Texas draws interest in Vegas as 1st odds out
- Bama, Longhorns agree to play in 2022-23
- Cal grad transfer RB Watson headed to Texas
Alabama and Texas have agreed to play a home-and-home series in 2022 and 2023. The Crimson Tide will travel to Texas on Sept. 10 in 2022. The Longhorns will return the trip to Tuscaloosa on Sept. 9 in 2023.
With young quarterback talent, an elite defense building and the right culture in place, Texas is on the right track again after a decade of losing.
Running back Tre Watson, who entered last fall as Cal's starting running back before tearing his ACL in Week 2, announced Sunday that he is joining Texas as a graduate transfer for the 2018 season.
Four Grayson High School teammates -- Owen Pappoe (Auburn), Wanya Morris (Tennessee), Kenyatta Watson (Texas) and Kevin Harris (Alabama) all announced their commitments on Tuesday afternoon.
In another huge win in the state of Texas for coach Urban Meyer and Ohio State, the nation's No. 2-ranked receiver, Garrett Wilson, committed to the Buckeyes over the Longhorns on Sunday night.
Former Texas DT Poona Ford headlines a crop of players who put up big college numbers and should be pleasant NFL surprises.
LB De'Gabriel Floyd (No. 24 overall) is the third ESPN Jr. 300 commitment for the Texas Longhorns in the 2019 class.
Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer
Texas junior guard Kerwin Roach announces he will declare for the NBA draft but won't hire an agent. Roach averaged 12 points per game and led the Longhorns with 47 steals this year. "My family and I talked with Coach Smart and we have all decided that it is best for me to test the waters," Roach said in a statement. "We want to see where I may stand in this year's draft, but we're also keeping all options open. We want to get the most accurate feedback directly from the NBA, so we can make the best decision for my future."
As we finish up our dream, 64-team college football bracket, which team reigns supreme? Thanks to a dominant defense and several options at QB, Dabo Swinney's squad comes out on top.
Sure, the College Football Playoff is great, but let's get greedy. Using the 2018 preseason FPI, we get down to the Sweet 16 in a true version of gridiron madness.
Texas landed coveted graduate transfer Calvin Anderson on Saturday. The former Rice three-year starter chose the Longhorns over Oklahoma, Auburn and Michigan.
Jordan Whittington, the No. 1-ranked athlete and 10th overall prospect in the Class of 2019, announced his commitment to Texas on Saturday.
Michael Dickson said he started off poorly but picked it up late when asked by Seattle to do a staring contest at the combine. "My third time I had figured out a technique to look around the room just to get your eyes a little watery, I guess," he said.
Chris Del Conte's annual salary at Texas will reach $1.57 million in the final year in 2024. The contract includes an additional $725,000 in other payments spread over the life of the deal.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Baylor has hired former Texas defensive lineman Frank Okam as its DL coach. Okam previously was at Rice.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Former Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield, who attended the OU-Texas basketball game Saturday, was asked about the Red River Showdown. He didn't mince words about the Longhorns: "You come to Oklahoma to beat Texas. I was born and raised in Austin. They didn't recruit me. I grew up 15 miles from their campus. I can't stand them. Anything they do, I don't care. I talked to the NFL guys and they said I need to calm it down a little bit. But when it comes to Texas, absolutely not. No. end of story."