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  1. Spring takeaways: Texas recruiting revival

    Max Olson

    Editor's note: This week we're taking a closer look at five key takeaways from Texas' spring practices and what they mean for the summer and beyond. AUSTIN, Texas -- High school kids like new. In hindsight, we really shouldn't have underestimated ...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  2. Texas gets big pledge from OT Weathersby

    Max Olson

    Texas got stronger on Saturday with a commitment from an Under Armour All-American offensive lineman. Houston Westfield offensive tackle Toby Weathersby became commit No. 9 for the Longhorns in the 2015 class when he gave his pledge after attendin...

    Blog | March 22, 2014
  3. Strong first impressions at junior day

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- In the midst of the January recruiting frenzy, a process far more hectic than usual for Texas' brand new coaching staff, defensive coordinator Vance Bedford submitted a plea on his Twitter account to the class of 2015: Be patient. ...

    Blog | February 23, 2014
  4. Longhorns bounce back to set up big game

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- There's no better cure for a 25-point loss than responding with a 25-point victory. That's not some old Darrell Royal saying or an axiom that coaches have been known to share. It's just a fact. And just when we thought we had Texa...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  5. Diggs embraces chase of brother's legacy

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- His jersey and an oil painting of him hang in the hallways of the Texas football facility. His picture is on the wall of the "DBU" room alongside the legends. His highlights are forever cut into secondary coach Duane Akina's greatest...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  6. Brown taking job one week at a time

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas - Just when everybody counted Mack Brown out, when the vultures were circling and message boards were ablaze, he did it. His Longhorns beat Oklahoma. Actually, they dominated Oklahoma. For the first time in a long time in this rivalr...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  7. The real Texas shows up to rout Sooners

    Max Olson

    DALLAS, Texas -- The question of the day, believe it or not, isn't "Did Texas just do that?" The real question is, are these the real Longhorns? Shake off the shock of seeing Texas roll No. 12 Oklahoma 36-20 in a game that was basically over by th...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  8. Planning for success: Texas

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The comments don't come off as angry or mean-spirited. They're wrapped in defiance -- that much is obvious -- and clearly some sense of pride. Case McCoy feels disrespected. He made that clear Monday in the Texas quarterback's fir...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  9. Pressure is on for new Texas coordinators

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- When you start off the first Mack Brown-Bob Stoops duel with a 17-0 deficit in the first quarter, you quickly figure out what pressure means in this rivalry game. But on a week this important, Major Applewhite won't be regaling hi...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  10. Former QB Overstreet earning role for Texas

    Max Olson

    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. But for now, it'll do. "Yeah, I mea...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  11. Texas learns from slow start, big stats

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas - The truth about Texas' offense is buried somewhere in the middle. They're not the offense that showed up for the first half. They can't be the second-half edition every single week. It's not a Jekyll-and-Hyde conundrum as much a...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  12. Coaching the difference for Texas in 2013

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The talent on Texas' roster is supposed to be on par with Alabama. Seriously. Both schools have a total of 57 players on their 2013 rosters who earned four-star ratings from ESPN as recruits. Thanks in large part to its rec...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  13. Texas QB Swoopes working to find a role

    Max Olson

    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. Swoopes' go-...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  14. Time of the essence for up-tempo Texas

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The speed and hustle are unmistakable, but so is the noise. Texas' first-string offense moved down the indoor practice field in choreographed chaos, players and coaches alike showered the affair in shouts. Snap. Play. Go, go, g...

    Blog | August 06, 2013
  15. Greg Robinson joining Texas coaching staff

    Max Olson

    Texas completed its new player personnel department on Wednesday with the hiring of a familiar name, former co-defensive coordinator Greg Robinson. Robinson, who previously coached at Texas in 2004, is joining the program as a football analyst. He...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  16. Q&A: La Mirada coach Mike Moschetti

    Max Olson

    Mike Moschetti led La Mirada High School in southern California to a state title back in 1992. Today, the former Colorado starting quarterback is now the head coach at his alma mater and has turned the school -- located 20 miles northwest of Anaheim ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013