The University of Texas at Austin announced Tuesday that it has exceeded its $3 billion fundraising goal with a $50 million gift from the Livestrong Foundation.
Former Longhorns running back Joe Bergeron, who was dismissed from the team for undisclosed rules violations, has now enrolled at Texas A&M-Commerce.
Former Texas quarterback Vince Young has been hired by the school for community relations and fundraising. A UT spokeswoman said Young will earn $100,000 annually.
With 10 teams playing a round-robin schedule and no championship game, the Big 12 is emphasizing its unique standing in the new playoff era.
The Texas Longhorns are widely considered to be one of the nation’s best teams in 2014. They’ll also be playing on the biggest stage.
A University of Texas police spokeswoman says two Longhorns football players have been charged with felony sexual assault and their arrests are pending.
Texas quarterback David Ash, who missed part of spring drills with a broken left foot, has been cleared to participate in contact drills when the Longhorns return for training camp.
A federal appeals court panel ruled that the University of Texas can continue using race as a factor in undergraduate admissions as a way of promoting diversity on campus.
The University of Texas System chancellor says he won’t approve beer and wine sales at Longhorns football games in Austin this fall.
University of Texas System regents are meeting a day after the system announced the president of the Austin flagship campus will step down in June 2015.
Tyler Campbell’s bases-loaded infield single in the bottom of the 10th inning sent the Longhorns to a 4-3 defeat at the College World Series.
Two of Skip Johnson’s pupils did him proud on the same night. A couple hours after Chad Hollingsworth held UC Irvine to four hits and kept Texas alive in the College World Series, the Clayton Kershaw finished the first no-hitter of his career.