In February 2010, the Texas Longhorns signed a group of recruits ranked among the best classes in the nation. They were supposed to be the next group chasing Big 12 and national championships at a powerhouse program.
Cameron Ridley had 19 points and nine rebounds, Isaiah Taylor added 14 points and Texas bounced back from its first loss of the season to rout DePaul 77-59
Demarcus Holland scored a career-high 21 points and Texas improved to 3-0 for the first time in three years with a 72-62 over Stephen F. Austin on Friday.
No. 23 Texas has lost leading rusher Johnathan Gray for the season to a torn Achilles tendon.
Texas defensive coordinator Greg Robinson will come in handy for the Longhorns’ first trip to West Virginia.
New Texas athletic director Steve Patterson says he doesn’t see a need for a dramatic turnaround in the department and that he won’t make changes just to shake things up.
Nick Saban says he remains very committed to the University of Alabama and disputed an account of his agent’s conversation with Texas early this year.
The agent for coach Nick Saban told Texas officials in January that Texas was the only school he would consider leaving Alabama for, and his success with the Crimson Tide had put him under ‘special pressure’
Malcolm Brown ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and defensive tackle Chris Whaley scored his second touchdown of the season as Texas beat Kansas 35-13 Saturday for the Longhorns’ fifth win in a row.
The Texas Longhorns have been in a long, steady decline. And given the player exodus since last season, coach Rick Barnes is under increasing pressure to make a quick turnaround.
Alongside fifth-ranked Baylor, No. 13 Oklahoma, No. 15 Texas Tech and No. 18 Oklahoma State, it’s unranked Texas (5-2, 4-0) that can take sole possession of first place over the idle Bears with a win at home Saturday against Kansas.
For a guy who has spent most of his career as a backup, Case McCoy carries himself with the swagger of a national championship-winning quarterback.