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Texas HC Charlie Strong expressed disappointment in senior OL Kent Perkins' arrest on suspicion of DWI.

Perkins was arrested early Friday morning. In his statement, Strong said, "We’re disappointed in his actions and take a strong stance against drinking and driving. When you get behind the wheel after drinking, you not only risk your life, but the lives of others, and that’s something you just can’t do." He indicated that any potential punishment for the 6-foot-5, 320-pound senior will be levied after further information is gathered. Williams has played in 31 games during his Longhorns career, including 26 starts.
Sep 23 - 12:54 PM

Texas senior OL Kent Perkins was arrested early Friday morning for suspicion of DWI.

Perkins is a starter, playing an important role in the win against Notre Dame to open the season. He dealt with a minor injury against UTEP and returned to the field against Cal. Perkins also started the majority of games in 2014 and 2015. Charlie Strong will obviously answer questions about Perkins' status in the near future.
Sep 23 - 10:01 AM

Texas freshman QB Shane Buechele (chest) said that he is "feel[ing] great."

"[Today's] a new day," said Buechele, who was briefly forced out of action with a chest injury in Saturday's loss to Cal. The 6-foot-2, 182-pounder indicated that he might just have fallen on the ball wrong, causing the temporary injury concern. Through three games, Buechele has thrown for 720 yards (66.3% completions) with a 7/2 TD/INT ratio. Texas is off on bye this weekend and will next play against Oklahoma State on October 1.
Sep 20 - 1:47 PM

Texas HC Charlie Strong said, "Whatever I need to do to get [the defense] fixed, it's gonna happen."

"I expect each and every week when we go out to compete that coaches are held accountable," Strong said, "just like I'm held accountable for how this team goes out and performs. We need to coach better, coach harder and be a lot smarter." Outside of an easy 41-7 win over UTEP in Week 2, the Longhorns have been consistently shredded. Notre Dame posted 47 points on them in the season-opener, albeit in double-overtime. No overtimes needed for Saturday, when Cal dropped 50 on Texas. Strong's squad allowed 504 total yards in that one, with Golden Bears QB Davis Webb connecting on a silly eight passes for 20 or more yards. One potential fix (or attempted fix, anyway) might be for Strong to take over defensive play-calling from DC Vance Bedford. He wouldn't commit to that, merely saying that the team has two weeks to sort out their issues. They next take the field against Oklahoma State on October 1.
Source: ESPN.com
Sep 19 - 3:47 PM

Texas junior RB D'Onta Foreman (groin) rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries in Saturday's 50-37 loss to Cal.

Foreman sat against UTEP with a groin injury last weekend, but he showed no signs of ill health in Saturday's shootout defeat at the hands of Cal. The 6-foot, 241-pound junior has now rushed for 288 yards through just two games. In addition to Foreman's fine work, Chris Warren III rushed for 119 yards. The Golden Bear defense is a generous fantasy one.
Sep 18 - 1:10 PM

After leaving Saturday's game against Cal in the first quarter due to a chest injury, Texas freshman QB Shane Buechele has returned to the field of play.

Buechele gave Longhorns Nation a scare when he was knocked out of the game in the first quarter, but sighs of relief, sighs of relief. The 6-foot-2, 185-pounder looks like he is in the clear on the injury front.
Sep 18 - 12:21 AM

Texas freshman QB Shane Buechele left in the first quarter of Saturday's game against Cal and is being evaluated for a potential chest injury.

Buechele was laid low by a big hit midway through the first quarter. His status for the rest of this contest is now up in the air. If Buechele can't return, Tyrone Swoopes will steer the ship for the remainder of the game.
Sep 17 - 11:27 PM

The Big 12 expansion process is "gaining little ground," according to Texas beat writer Geoff Ketchum.

Per Kecthum, no candidate has six votes at this time, and eight are needed in order to gain entry into the conference. This seemed to be a fast paced process this offseason, but things will likely slow down until after the season.
Sep 16 - 10:15 AM

Texas HC Charlie Strong indicated that junior RB D'Onta Foreman (groin) will play against Cal on Saturday.

Foreman rushed for 131 yards and a touchdown against Notre Dame in the season-opener, but he sat out last Saturday's contest with UTEP due to a relatively minor groin injury. Now ready to return to action, the 6-foot, 241-pound wrecking ball will split carries with Chris Warren when the Longhorns do battle with the Golden Bears on Saturday.
Sep 15 - 6:50 PM

Texas sophomore RB Kirk Johnson underwent a knee scope to a repair a meniscus tear last week.

Consider it a minor depth blow for the Longhorns. This is the second consecutive season in which Johnson has suffered a meniscus tear. There is no current timetable for his return. The 5-foot-11, 202-pounder ranked as Rivals' No. 208 prospect for the 2015 cycle. Last season, he rushed for 44 yards on eight carries.
Sep 15 - 4:55 PM

Texas freshman QB Shane Buechele completed 22-of-27 passes for 244 yards and four touchdowns in Saturday's win over UTEP.

He chipped in 34 yards on 11 carries. Buechele is No. 31 in the FBS with 524 passing yards and tied for No. 11 with six passing touchdowns. Perhaps more importantly, he's thrown only one interception through his first two games out of the prep ranks. Buechele and his new-look, spread-tempo Longhorns get another high-flying outfit next week in California.
Sep 11 - 1:00 PM

Texas sophomore RB D’Onta Foreman didn't play in Saturday's game against UTEP due to a groin injury.

The Longhorns didn't much need him against the overmatched Miners. Tag-team partner RB Chris Warren ran for 95 yards and a score on 20 attempts in the contest. Texas next gets Cal. We'll update you on Foreman's status later in the week.
Source: SB Nation
Sep 11 - 10:41 AM

Texas slotted in at No. 11 in the latest release of the AP Top 25.

This is the first time that the Longhorns have graced the Top 25 during Charlie Strong's coaching tenure. They were unranked entering Sunday's date with Notre Dame. That date went spectacularly for Strong and company, as they topped the Irish in a 50-47 double-overtime thriller. Texas also gained entrance into the Amway Coaches Poll, though they place at a more conservative No. 20 on that one.
Sep 6 - 3:00 PM

Texas received a verbal commitment from four-star 2017 DE Taquon Graham.

"Texas has always been that childhood school. I grew up watching Texas. Everything around here is all Texas," Graham said. "I felt comfortable there. I’ve liked them for a long time. It felt right." The 6-foot-3, 255-pounder was initially shooting for a commitment to his program of choice back in May, but decided to use the summer to think over his decision. Rivals ranks Graham as the No. 25 weakside defensive end prospect for the 2017 cycle.
Source: 247Sports
Sep 6 - 2:19 PM

Texas senior QB Tyrone Swoopes scored the game-winning touchdown in Sunday's 50-47 double-overtime win against Notre Dame.

In a weekend that saw multiple teams bungle their quarterback situations by switching their players in-and-out seemingly at random, the Longhorns' duo of Shane Buechele and Tyrone Swoopes actually looked seamless in their transitions, with Swoopes staying in his lane and attempting just one pass (it was not completed) while rushing 13 times for 53 yards and three touchdowns. The 6-foot-4, 243-pounder is worth a speculative flier on the assumption that he will continue to see work around the goal line. As a passer, though, look elsewhere.
Sep 5 - 12:06 AM


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