BATON ROUGE, La. -- If LSU's history against FCS opponents is any indication, Saturday night's game against Sam Houston State probably will not be particularly competitive. The Tigers are 9-0 all-time against FCS teams, including 6-0 since Les Miles became LSU's coach in 2005, and winning by an average score of 38-10 under Miles.
The last two weeks, we've been examining the strongest and weakest positions for each team in the Big 12 heading into the fall. We continue the series with the Texas Longhorns: Strongest position: Running back Not only does Texas have the best one-two punch at running back in the Big 12, the Longhorns might also have the league's best two overall running backs.
about 1068 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Before Texas begins its first season under Charlie Strong, we're taking a deep dive into all the talent he inherits in 2014. Our Burnt Orange Breakdown series will take a closer look at each scholarship player returning this fall and what we can expect from them.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Nearly two weeks ago, Johnathan Gray posed a question to a Texas assistant trainer out of pure curiosity. "How does it feel if you tear your Achilles?" Who knows how long he'd wondered, but this came to mind sometime after Texas linebacker Jordan Hicks went down for the season with that tear.
In today's mailbag, Red Raiders and Bears delight in their undefeated starts while other fan bases search for answers. To the 'bag: Andrew in NYC writes: As exciting as the Baylor offense has been, why haven't there been any comparisons to the WVU team last year?
about 1290 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas - The three-headed monster that is Texas' stable of running backs somehow sprouted a fourth head this past Saturday. "Four-headed monster" doesn't really have the same ring to it that three did.
It's that time of year. September is the time when new names start to emerge in the Big 12 and prove themselves as players who will be key components of their teams' success. Here's a look at one player from each school whose season-opening performance might have been overlooked, yet they could become important playmakers for their teams this fall: Defensive end Shawn Oakman, Baylor: The Penn State transfer could end up being a terror for Big 12 offenses this fall.
about 1329 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- Tyrone Swoopes has never seen players this good. In his tiny hometown of Whitewright, Texas, he played with only one other Division I football player on his Class 2A team, a three-star tight end who signed with TCU.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Each week, Sean Adams looks at a few topics around the Texas Longhorns and college football. First Down: Up tempo is even faster now Many schools, Oregon included, use tempo in their offense and speed it up after achieving first downs.
about 1350 days ago | Sean Adams | Texas Longhorns