Sure, they’ve had the better football teams in recent years. But we’re still the better state.
Asher Price's book about the legendary UT running back is full of surprises.
The new rule uses geofencing technology to force vehicles on the college campus to slow down.
There's a history of state legislatures intervening in intrastate football rivalries.
He just wants to rock and roll all night, and hook ’em every day.
Over a year after its removal from the University of Texas at Austin's Main Mall, the controversial Jefferson Davis statue has found a new home on campus.
Three people were injured and one person has died following a stabbing on the University of Texas at Austin's campus on Monday.
A video from the people behind the ”Cocks Not Glocks” protest last August attacks the topic with satire.
A reminder that Charles Whitman’s shooting spree resonated far outside of Texas.
The hook ’em sign in donut form has been a part of the bakery’s brand for years—but UT lawyers are suddenly unhappy.
The hopelessly devoted, surprisingly normal, not at all creepy cult of Fandango.
The most unpopular man in Austin will now be the most unpopular man somewhere else.
Four other Confederates will maintain their vigil over the university, but Jefferson Davis is being moved out of plain sight.
Solid reporting from the University of Texas School of Journalism investigates the gender and racial makeup of law enforcement in Texas.
From a statue of Jefferson Davis to license plates with the Confederate battle flag, Texans just can’t seem to let go of the Civil War.
Social conservative senators kept three of Governor Greg Abbott’s nominees to the University of Texas board of regents in the nominations committee hot seat for almost six hours Thursday, an unusual grilling for a new governor’s appointments.
A new list of college rankings from Washington Monthly puts two Texas schools in the top ten—but not the two you might expect.
In a preview of our September cover, Patterson says college players shouldn't be able to monetize their famous names.
One of two candidates, both of whom are outstanding choices. They are: Richard Fisher, the President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas or Admiral William H. McRaven, a 36-year Navy Seal and the UT commencement speaker at June’s graduation ceremony.
We'll never know who Farrah truly loved, but everybody has agreed that the painting belongs to Ryan O'Neal.
UT fans meet Charlie Strong.
The Olympic gold medalist tells us about her sports-watching—and playing—habits in a new recurring feature.
Bev Kearney, UT's former celebrated track-and-field coach, filed suit against the university yesterday. The smart thing to do would be to make the whole thing go away—though it might benefit the larger world of college athletics to have the whole sordid mess played out in public.
Would new Longhorns AD Steve Patterson be willing to revive the rivalry? College Station says it's in no hurry.
With both USC and UT on the decline eight years after their BCS championship game, the firing of Trojans coach Lane Kiffin inspired lots of talk about Mack Brown and the Longhorns. And it also got tongues wagging in College Station.
The Longhorns need to beat the Wildcats for the first time in five meetings, but the game's been overshadowed by more questions about Mack Brown's future.
More minutiae from the University of Texas at Austin's infamously comical police blotter, including memories from longtime author Darrell Halstead and the story of a student who "made" Campus Watch.
College football predictions—some more serious than others—heading into the first weekend.
Mike Finger of the San Antonio Express-News looks back on "the precise moment when UT transformed from a college football superpower into a bumbling, inept program."
No Fooling? The Longhorns and the Aggies have signed a ten-year deal with ESPN's SEC Network and the Longhorn Network to play football once again.
The University of Texas, which started its spring practice even earlier than baseball played spring training games, let fans get a look at next year's team over the weekend.
“The University of Texas will change its colors to maroon and white before Texas goes purple, much less blue.” – Rick Perry, always thinking about college football (just like all of us). (From the Wall Street Journal. For the back story, read Erica Greider’s Thursday column.)…
Remember when "Longhorns, Inc." was on the cover of Texas Monthly? So do UT athletic directors DeLoss Dodds and Chris Plonsky.
Here's a “Major” hint. Houston and San Antonio were also Top 10 finishers in Payscale's Office Romance Survey.
Mack Brown is still too genial for trash-talk, but the Longhorns coach managed to slip in a little SEC dig as he sang the praises of his small recruiting class.
Longhorns redshirt freshman quarterback Connor Brewer was arrested by University of Texas police over the weekend, which means the details made it into everybody's favorite campus police blotter.
This week, Texas A&M will beat the University of Texas in the only football contest that the two schools currently engage in: recruiting.
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An ESPN analysis of "recruiting migration" trends among Top 20 college football teams found one thing never changes: Texas had the most players in both 1940 and 2010.
Does Texas A&M’s Cotton Bowl dominance of Oklahoma mean the Aggies would have had an even better season had they stayed in the Big 12? No.
How rare was last night's one-point safety by Oregon against Kansas State? It's only happened once before in NCAA history: when UT did it against A&M eight years ago.
Friday's Cotton Bowl gives Longhorns fans a chance to decide which team they hate more: the University of Oklahoma, or Texas A&M.
Teams from Texas—all former members of the Southwest Conference—went 5-1 in the pre-New Year's college football bowls.
Guess what's number one (hint: look at the picture).
"Put succinctly, Mack Brown is and will remain the Longhorns’ head football coach," University of Texas at Austin president Bill Powers wrote in a blog post Thursday.
The newest, drunkest crimes from Campus Watch, the University of Texas police department's blotter.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel finally speaks, UT-TCU, the Cotton Bowl, UTSA-Texas State and other highlights from the college football week that was.
Texas and the University of Texas said goodbye to Longhorns coaching legend Darrell K. Royal at a public memorial service at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin.
The latest, greatest crimes from Campus Watch, the University of Texas police department's blotter.
The Aggies own the college football weekend, upsetting top-ranked Alabama. Plus: UT's DKR tribute, Tommy Tuberville's ill temper, and the latest UT-A&M conspiracy theory.