HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have signed first-round pick Tytus Howard and five other picks.
Howard, an offensive lineman from Alabama State, was taken 23rd overall as Houston addressed...
Texans take defensive end Charles Omenihu in 5th round
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans selected defensive end Charles Omenihu in the fifth round Saturday with the 161st pick.
The previous time the Texans selected a defensive end in the draft...
No. 6 Georgia, No. 14 Texas clash in Sugar Bowl showdown
Sugar Bowl: No. 6 Georgia (11-2, No. 5 College Football Playoff) vs. No. 14 Texas (9-4, No. 15 CFP) at New Orleans, Tuesday, 8:45 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Purdy leading Iowa State into key Big 12 game with Texas
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ask Texas about Iowa State's young quarterback Brock Purdy and the answers, from head coach to players, come quick.
"He's undefeated," Longhorns coach Tom Herman said.
"He's mobile. He can throw," defensive end Charles Omenihu said. "He's 5-0."
No. 18 Iowa State visits No. 13 Texas in key Big 12 game
No. 18 Iowa State (6-3, 5-2 Big 12, No. 16 CFP) at No. 13 Texas (7-3, 5-2, No. 15 CFP), 8 p.m. EST (Longhorn Network)
Line: Texas by 3.
Series record: Texas leads 13-2
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
Both teams are fighting for second-place in the Big 12 and a chance to slip into the conference championship game. Both need help to get there and neither can realistically afford to lose. Texas is seeking its eighth win, a mark it hasn't reached since 2013.
Once Texas’ breakout QB, Heard quietly ending career as WR
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Once upon a time, Jerrod Heard had the "juice."
He was the quarterback of the future for the Texas Longhorns and he'd just smashed Vince Young's single-game school record with 527 total yards against California. He could throw. He could run. He could do just about everything.
Texas wants to get keep the edge that fueled early success
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has spent half the season fighting to shake off the recent years of failure with an underdog's attitude to beat all doubters.
The result has been a five-game win streak and a rise to No. 9, the Longhorns' highest ranking this late in the season since 2010. They've climbed back to the top of the Big 12, but in the process lost their role as underdog — likely for the rest of the season.
No. 19 Texas, No. 7 Oklahoma meet in 108th Red River game
No. 19 Texas (4-1, 2-0 Big 12) vs. No. 7 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0) in Dallas, noon ET (Fox)
Line: Oklahoma by 7½.
Series record: Texas leads 61-41-5
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
Status as the front-runner and favorite for the Big 12 title. And it would mean even more than that for Texas. After years of struggles, the Longhorns are seeking validation in their quest to regain their traditional role as league heavyweight. Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray can boost his Heisman credentials with a win.
Steady QB Sam Ehlinger leading Texas offense, Sooners loom
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — To see the progress by No.19 Texas, look no further than quarterback Sam Ehlinger.
The Longhorns (4-1, 2-0) finally look like a Big 12 contender again and the sophomore quarterback is quietly putting together the kind of season that can earn a place in the school record book. He wins games, too.
No. 10 Oklahoma State at Texas: Cowboys’ offensive line will be tested and other storylines to follow Saturday
The Cowboys’ offensive line will get a test against Texas
The Texas defense has accumulated 14 sacks this season, led by defensive linemen Malik Jefferson and Charles Omenihu, who have combined for 5.5 sacks. The battered Oklahoma State offensive line held up well the past two games, only allowing one sack in 69 designed pass attempts. Texas will be the best defensive front the Cowboys have faced since TCU.