AP Top 25 Takeaways: Georgia becomes 1st major upset victim
A college football season truly starts with the first big upset.
No. 3 Georgia became the highest-ranked team to lose to an unranked team this season. The Bulldogs were popped...
Texas, OU called for unsportsmanlike 30 minutes before kick
DALLAS (AP) — The clusters of players for No. 6 Oklahoma and 11th-ranked Texas were getting closer at midfield 30 minutes before the annual Red River rivalry, and officials were already trying to...
Lamb TDs, defense lift No. 6 OU past 11th-ranked Texas 34-27
DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Hurts tried the Golden Hat on for size and gave a half-hearted "horns down" sign in a group photo with the cheerleaders while celebrating the way Kyler Murray couldn't in the...
Oklahoma-Texas showdown to affect Big 12, playoff races
Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts is one of the few people who won't make a big deal about Saturday's showdown with Texas.
This whole big game business is nothing new to Hurts. As Alabama's...
Fair meeting: No. 6 Oklahoma and No. 11 Texas for Golden Hat
No. 6 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) vs. No. 11 Texas (4-1, 2-0), in Dallas, Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (FOX).
Hurts vs Ehlinger also has some Heisman positioning in play
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It might not be all that important to them at the moment, but Heisman Trophy positioning will also be at stake Saturday when Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Texas...
Red River rivalry Big 12 highlight on October’s 2nd Saturday
Some things to watch on the second Saturday in October in the Big 12:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 6 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) vs. No. 11 Texas (4-1, 2-0). The second Saturday in October at...
Texas receiver Devin Duvernay tearing it up from the slot
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It seems like ages ago when Texas receiver Devin Duvernay was supposed to be — wanted to be — a Baylor Bear.
He was signed and all but delivered to Baylor in 2016 when...
Texas tailback Johnson emerges from ‘emergency’ role
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Roschon Johnson arrived at Texas expecting a season of learning how to be a college quarterback, not being the Longhorns' emergency fix at running back.
Oklahoma’s defense shines under new coordinator Grinch
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A year ago, Oklahoma defensive coordinator Mike Stoops brought a shaky defense into the rivalry game with Texas.
Ehlinger leads No. 11 Texas over West Virginia 42-31
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Before he took a knee on the final play, quarterback Sam Ehlinger flashed the "Hook'em Horns" sign toward the Texas fans in West Virginia's stands.
Hurts provides 4 TDs as No. 6 Sooners beat Jayhawks, 45-20
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley was dissecting his team's latest easy victory, this time a 45-20 blowout of Kansas, when he was interrupted by the sound of a toilet flushing in the...
Ehlinger, No. 11 Texas look for another road win at WVU
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia coach Neal Brown is well versed on his offense's struggles to make impressive plays downfield.
No. 11 Texas, with all its injuries in the secondary,...
SMU transfers into Top 25 for 1st ranked game since 1986
DALLAS (AP) — SMU quarterback Shane Buechele and leading tackler Richard McBryde were on Top 25 teams before joining the Mustangs this season.
No. 11 Longhorns head outside Texas for 1st time, face WVU
No. 11 Texas (3-1, 1-0 Big 12) at West Virginia (3-1, 1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Full Big 12 schedule will allow challengers to rise
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Finally, the Big 12 has a full slate of conference games this weekend.
By Sunday, the league should have a pretty good idea of which teams are in the mix with Oklahoma...
All-America Watch: Ohio State CB Jeffrey Okudah on the rise
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jeffrey Okudah already was on the radar of NFL scouts as he began his second season as a starting cornerback for Ohio State. Most observers agreed he was a good-sized, tough,...
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Ricky Williams’ 1998 Heisman Trophy up for sale at auction
Brian Hobbs remembers getting a call in 2014 to let him know Ricky Williams was interested in selling his Heisman Trophy.
An avid sports memorabilia collector, Hobbs drove from his home in...
Big 12 QBs far from finished with 8 non-senior starters
The Big 12 has long been a quarterback's league. It has six Heisman Trophy winners in the last 18 seasons, and Oklahoma could produce its third in a row this year.
Missed opportunities cost Oklahoma State against Texas
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State's potent offense gained 494 yards and was in position to score additional points on Saturday that could have led to a victory over No. 11 Texas, but several...
More big injuries wracking Texas secondary
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The injury news keeps getting worse for No. 11 Texas and its defense.
Coach Tom Herman said Monday the Longhorns have lost two more starters in the secondary for several...
Jevan Snead, ex-Ole Miss quarterback, dies in Texas at 32
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jevan Snead went to Mississippi to rekindle a promising football career that had stalled at Texas. By the time he left the Rebels, with a year of eligibility remaining, he...
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Separating contenders and pretenders
Highlighted by three games matching top-15 teams, this was the first weekend of the season to seriously separate College Football Playoff contenders and pretenders.
Ehlinger leads No. 12 Texas past Oklahoma State 36-30
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sam Ehlinger did what he usually does: throw for a bunch of touchdowns and deliver big runs. Put him together with more games like this from the Texas defense, and the...
Texas has no easy choices stopping Cowboys’ Hubbard, Wallace
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Tom Herman sizes up Oklahoma State and realizes he has quite a Cowboy conundrum.
Try to stop national rushing leader Chuba Hubbard or focus on national...
Texas and Oklahoma State duel for early Big 12 lead
Oklahoma State (3-0) at No. 12 Texas (2-1), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Oklahoma State looks to win again at Texas in Big 12 opener
Some things to watch on the fourth Saturday of Big 12 Conference play:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Oklahoma State at No. 12 Texas. The Cowboys (3-0) have won their last five games in Austin,...
QB Sam Ehlinger spreading the TDs around in Texas offense
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas keeps adding to the offensive firepower around quarterback Sam Ehlinger with some big early results.
The No. 12 Longhorns (2-1) will need everyone to chip in if...
3 key Longhorns likely to play against Oklahoma State
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns got a boost Monday when coach Tom Herman said three injured starters will likely play this week in the Big 12 opener against Oklahoma State.
Ehlinger throws 3 TD passes, No. 12 Texas beats Rice 48-13
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas coach Tom Herman wanted to see his team put last week's loss behind them and start fast Saturday night.
Texas says temperatures just fine in its visitor locker room
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The visitor's locker room at the University of Texas appears almost perfect for serving a nice glass of wine. It may be a tad stuffy for a nap.
Rice a ready-made remedy for No. 12 Texas
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After losing a tough game to LSU with its secondary taking a beating in the process, Texas needs a rebound win before heading into the Big 12 schedule.
Texas needs rebound win against Rice after early loss
No. 12 Texas (1-1) vs. Rice (0-2) at NRG Stadium in Houston, Saturday at 8 p.m. EDT (CBS Sports Network).
Texas pass defense needs work after LSU loss
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas spent time rebuilding its defense in the offseason only to see it shredded by LSU over the weekend.
The Longhorns surrendered 471 yards passing and four touchdowns...
AP Top 25: LSU moves up to give SEC 3 of top 4 in AP poll
The Southeastern Conference held three of the top four spots in The Associated Press college football poll after LSU's road victory against Texas pushed the Tigers to No. 4.
Burrow’s 4 TD passes lead LSU over Texas 45-38
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joe Burrow was nearly perfect in the second half against Texas.
He had to be.
With Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger matching him nearly blow for blow, Burrow and...
Texas-LSU will measure if Longhorns are really back
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The last time Texas faced an SEC opponent, the Longhorns romped and quarterback Sam Ehlinger roared: "We're back!"
Fast forward nine months and the biggest game in...
Tar Heels host Hurricanes in key ACC Coastal Division game
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The mistakes piled up for North Carolina and Miami in their season openers, from droves of penalties for both teams to the Hurricanes' porous pass protection that left...
Week 2 preview: Texas A&M-Clemson, LSU-Texas top the slate
Two games offer by far the most intrigue in Week 2: No. 12 Texas A&M at No. 1 Clemson on Saturday afternoon and No. 6 LSU at No. 9 Texas at night.
LSU-Texas a landmark game for Burrow on several levels
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU quarterback Joe Burrow strolled around the headquarters of the sixth-ranked Tigers wearing a "Super Mario" shirt after practice earlier this week.
Burrow leads No. 6 LSU into Austin to play No. 9 Texas
No. 6 LSU (1-0) at No. 9 Texas (1-0), Saturday at 7:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Longhorns’ 1st Top-10 matchup at home since ’08 tops Big 12
Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference on the second Saturday of the season:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 6 LSU at No. 9 Texas. This is the first matchup of Top 10 teams in Austin since...
In 2016, LSU and Texas were both chasing Tom Herman
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The chase was on for Tom Herman.
In late 2016, Texas and LSU were both eyeing the young hotshot coach from Houston until a wild Thanksgiving weekend that included a...
No. 12 Aggies, No. 6 LSU have huge nonconference road tests
Here are some things to watch during the second week of the Southeastern Conference football season.
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 12 Texas A&M at No. 1 Clemson: Texas A&M gave Clemson one of...
College Football Picks: Texas and A&M try to win the breakup
Texas and Texas A&M don't play anymore. The best their fans can do is compare resumes since the split, gloating about their team's successes and basking in the failures of their rival.
All-America Watch: Moore chasing bigger goals at Purdue
WEST LAFAYETE, Ind. (AP) — Rondale Moore understands his record-breaking freshman season is history.
He wants to put even more pressure on opponents by chasing bigger goals and finding new...
LSU coach Orgeron: Charles, Divinity to play at Texas
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron says projected starting left tackle Saahdiq Charles and pass-rushing linebacker Michael Divinity Jr. will play Saturday when the sixth-ranked Tigers...
Ehlinger’s 4 TD passes lead No. 10 Texas over Louisiana Tech
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — It took three years to get there, but Texas is finally 1-0 under coach Tom Herman.
Sam Ehlinger threw four touchdown passes and the 10th-ranked Longhorns rolled past...