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Reports: LSU grad transfer OLB Ray Thornton commits to Texas

Reports: LSU grad transfer OLB Ray Thornton commits to Texas

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Killeen Shoemaker product is reportedly returning to the state of Texas. New Texas Longhorns head coach Steve Sarkisian reportedly landed his first graduate transfer since taking over on the Forty Acres with the commitment of former LSU Tigers outside linebacker Ray Thornton on Sunday, according to Inside Texas. Horns247 confirmed the news. The 6’3, 225-pounder recently entered the NCAA transfer portal looking for a new destination for his sixth season of eligibility. A Killeen Shoemaker product, Thornton was a consensus four-star...
Burnt Orange Nation 5 hours ago
Longhorns coaching search updates: Texas hiring South Carolina Director of Player Personnel Drew Hughes

Longhorns coaching search updates: Texas hiring South Carolina Director of Player Personnel Drew Hughes

Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports The well-respected Hughes will replace Derek Chang. Throughout the days since Steve Sarkisian was named the new Texas Longhorns head coach on Saturday, there’s been plenty of news swirling about potential coaching hires for the 31st head coach in Longhorns history. For previous updates from Sunday through Thursday, check here. Here’s the overview of where things stand on Friday evening with Tom Herman’s coaching staff and news about Sarkisian’s targets. Given that news quickly emerged that running backs coach Stan Drayton would keep...
Burnt Orange Nation 6 hours ago
No. 4 Texas at Iowa State postponed

No. 4 Texas at Iowa State postponed

Austin American-Statesman-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services, LLC The Cyclones are pausing all team activities due to COVID-19 protocols. The No. 4 Texas Longhorns will not travel to Ames to face the Iowa State Cyclones on Wednesday — the game was postponed on Sunday as the Cyclones paused all team activities due to COVID-19 protocols. It’s the second Texas game that the Big 12 Conference will have to work to reschedule after the conference opener against Baylor in December was also postponed. The next scheduled game for the Longhorns is against the Horned...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 16, 2021
Shorthanded Longhorns dismantle K-State, 82-67

Shorthanded Longhorns dismantle K-State, 82-67

American-Statesman-USA TODAY NETWORK An explosive first-half run allowed Texas to capture — an ultimately maintain — a comfortable lead throughout much of the game. Without three key contributors, including forwards Greg Brown III and Kai Jones, a shorthanded No. 4 Texas Longhorns squad had few issues with the also-shorthanded Kansas State Wildcats, turning an explosive first-half run into an insurmountable lead and ultimately, an 82-67 win. The Texas offense opened the game in a decisive and efficient fashion, as Jericho Sims picked up where he left off with five...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 16, 2021
No. 4 Texas vs. Kansas State: Game thread

No. 4 Texas vs. Kansas State: Game thread

Scott Sewell-USA TODAY Sports The Longhorns are eyeing a bounce-back win against a struggling K-State squad. In hopes of bouncing back from their Wednesday night loss to No. 15 Texas Tech, the No. 4 Texas Longhorns are set to host the Kansas State Wildcats. Texas enters at 10-2 overall and 4-1 in Big 12 play, while K-State has struggled to find its footing, falling to 5-8 overall and 1-4 in conference action after three straight losses. Tip-off between the Horns and Wildcats is set for 7 p.m. CT on Longhorn Network. This is your game thread.
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 16, 2021
2022 RB Zach Evans discusses Texas offer, fit in Steve Sarkisian’s offense

2022 RB Zach Evans discusses Texas offer, fit in Steve Sarkisian’s offense

247Sports As the Rockwall-Heath standout’s recruitment heats up, he has an eye on what the Texas offense can become under Steve Sarkisian. The recruiting process is beginning to reach new heights for 2022 Rockwall-Heath running back Zach Evans. After capping a junior campaign that saw the three-star prospect record 1,220 yards and 14 touchdowns on 199 carries, Evans notched his first offer of the new year with the Texas Longhorns officially jumping into the mix on Friday morning. “I talked to coach (Stan) Drayton and it was real good conversation,” Evans said...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 15, 2021
Texas DB Jalen Green to enter the NCAA transfer portal

Texas DB Jalen Green to enter the NCAA transfer portal

Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports Once ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the state, Green was never able to break through as a full-time starter. Another Texas Longhorns player is set to join fourth-year running back Keaontay Ingram in the NCAA transfer portal, as Inside Texas reported on Friday that fourth-year defensive back Jalen Green will enter the portal, too. A top-50 prospect and the No. 4 player in Texas in the 2018 recruiting class, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings, Green was part of an historic defensive backs class in that cycle, joining consensus...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 15, 2021
Longhorns coaching search updates: Georgia DC Dan Lanning emerges as Texas target

Longhorns coaching search updates: Georgia DC Dan Lanning emerges as Texas target

According to Dennis Dodd, Lanning interviewed with Texas this week. Throughout the days since Steve Sarkisian was named the new Texas Longhorns head coach on Saturday, there’s been plenty of news swirling about potential coaching hires for the 31st head coach in Longhorns history. For previous updates from Sunday through Thursday, check here. Here’s the overview of where things stand on Friday evening with Tom Herman’s coaching staff and news about Sarkisian’s targets. Given that news quickly emerged that running backs coach Stan Drayton would keep his job and since...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 15, 2021
2022 RB Zach Evans notches Texas offer

2022 RB Zach Evans notches Texas offer

247Sports The Rockwall-Heath star notched a Texas offer on Friday as more major programs begin showing interest. 2022 Rockwall-Heath running back Zach Evans now becomes the latest to receive an offer from what’s now Steve Sarkisian’s program, as the three-star talent took to Twitter on Friday to announce an offer from the Texas Longhorns. #AGTG Beyond blessed to announce after a great talk with @StanDraytonUT to receive an offer from the University of Texas #HookEm @MikeRoach247 @simplyCoachO @NickHarris247 @Jason_Howell @CoachMacWTD @CoachSpradWTD...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 15, 2021
Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas alum Earl Thomas hit with restraining order after alleged drunken Christmas altercation

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas alum Earl Thomas hit with restraining order after alleged drunken Christmas altercation

Photo by Mark Brown/ Plus: Fernando Love follows Urban Meyer to Jacksonville Texas Longhorns alum Earl Thomas is in news again, and per usual, it’s not flattering. TMZ Sports reports his wife Nina Thomas has filed a restraining order after an alleged drunken domestic violence altercation that took place over the Christmas holiday. For more on the incident, visit TMZ Sports. WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Coleman’s leadership example important after Texas’ crushing loss Dallas Morning News: Shaka Smart says...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 15, 2021
Ja’Tavion Sanders to play for a state title today

Ja’Tavion Sanders to play for a state title today

Ja’Tavion Sanders will play in today’s Class 5A Division I state championship game. | 247Sports — Collin Kennedy The five-star 2021 athlete could become the 8th Longhorn commit in four seasons to win a Texas state football championship. Amidst all the excitement around the hiring of new Texas Longhorns head football coach Steve Sarkisian, the speculation around which assistants will fill out his first staff in Austin, and discussion of which 2021 recruiting targets the new staff may be able to land in the few weeks that remain before the second National Signing...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 14, 2021
Texas RB Keaontay Ingram enters the NCAA transfer portal

Texas RB Keaontay Ingram enters the NCAA transfer portal

Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via A late-season injury suffered by Ingram and the rise of Bijan Robinson contributed to what looks like the end of Ingram’s Longhorns career. Texas Longhorns senior running back Keaontay Ingram has entered the NCAA transfer portal, according to a report from 247Sports on Thursday evening. Rumors first surfaced about Ingram’s future in the program in early December and the continued rise of Bijan Robinson at the end of his freshman season likely contributed to the decision by Ingram. A 6’0, 222-pounder, Ingram was the...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 14, 2021
Longhorns coaching search updates: Mississippi State DC Zach Arnett interviewing with Texas

Longhorns coaching search updates: Mississippi State DC Zach Arnett interviewing with Texas

Photo by Joe Robbins/ The rising young coach remains a target for Sarkisian. Throughout the days since Steve Sarkisian was named the new Texas Longhorns head coach on Saturday, there’s been plenty of news swirling about potential coaching hires for the 31st head coach in Longhorns history. For previous updates from Sunday through Thursday, check here. Here’s the overview of where things stand on Friday evening with Tom Herman’s coaching staff and news about Sarkisian’s targets. Given that news quickly emerged that running backs coach Stan Drayton would keep his...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 14, 2021
Texas coaching search updates: Alabama TE/ST coach Jeff Banks joining Sark’s staff.

Texas coaching search updates: Alabama TE/ST coach Jeff Banks joining Sark’s staff.

Banks is expected to make more than $1 million per year with the Longhorns. Throughout the days since Steve Sarkisian was named the new Texas Longhorns head coach on Saturday, there’s been plenty of news swirling about potential coaching hires for the 31st head coach in Longhorns history. For previous updates from Sunday through Thursday, check here. Here’s the overview of where things stand on Friday evening with Tom Herman’s coaching staff and news about Sarkisian’s targets. Given that news quickly emerged that running backs coach Stan Drayton would keep his job and...
Burnt Orange Nation Jan 14, 2021
Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Report: Texas DC Chris Ash might end up joining Florida, Dan Mullen

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Report: Texas DC Chris Ash might end up joining Florida, Dan Mullen

Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire via Plus: The NCAA’s latest on name, image and likeness With Texas Longhorns head coach Tom Herman out, and Steve Sarkisian in, there’s not much reason to think defensive coordinator Chris Ash plans, or will be asked, to stick around for 2021. According to 247Sports, Chris Ash is in talks with the Florida Gators, where he could potentially join head coach Dan Mullen in the same, or similar, position. From 247Sports: “Ash will be considered a prime candidate for Florida’s staff. So far, Ash coached just one season at Texas...

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