AUSTIN, Texas -- For two years Texas wanted a tight end that could block first, seal the edge and maybe occasionally catch a pass downfield. So, in other words, the exact opposite of what they had recruited at tight end for years.
about 2347 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
Here is a look at five storylines that could determine the outcome of Texas' game vs. Iowa State: 1. Alarm Bells The initial thought and executed plan when the first 11 a.m. kick time appeared on Texas' schedule was to have the staff start with text messages to players between 6 and 6:30 a.
about 2445 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
Each week, HornsNation will rank Texas' top 10 performers of the season up to this point: 1. David Ash: The sophomore bounced back from what looked to be a bad wrist injury and what was a bad outing against Oklahoma to lead the offense to 56 points.
about 2462 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas has so many issues in so many facets of the game it is hard to know where to begin. Or if you happen to be a Texas fan, if it will ever end. But of all the stats, and there are reams, the most startling might just be this provided by the crack researchers at ESPN Stats & Info: If Texas makes it to a bowl game -- while the last two games have not been good, that is a pretty safe assumption -- the Longhorns are on pace to allow 5,846 yards this season.
about 2470 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
When fall camp began, Mack Brown didn't know if Johnathan Gray had it in him. Could he run "Wild?" There was no topping how the direct-snap formation looked when Fozzy Whittaker was running the show, on that Brown was certain.
The Texas quarterbacks have dominated the headlines for the past month -- actually the past 12-plus months -- but there are a few more storylines for the No. 15 Longhorns as they take the field for the first time against Wyoming on Saturday.
about 2515 days ago | Carter Strickland | Texas Longhorns
Luke Poehlmann's days as a blocking tight end, and occasional pass threat (heavy emphasis on "occasional"), could be over. The 6-foot-7, 275-pound senior, who was often brought in as a blocking tight end last season, has emerged as a pleasant surprise in camp and has earned a more prominent role at tackle because of it.
about 2528 days ago | William Wilkerson | Texas Longhorns
Each week Sean Adams hits on four topics around the Texas Longhorns and the world of college football. 1st Down: Who still doesn't believe that two quarterbacks will play? Mack Brown said, "We're having more consensuses that both can play right now and still win a game for us.
about 2530 days ago | Sean Adams | Texas Longhorns