Texas Longhorns

Tepper: Charlie Strong made an impact, but the wins never followed

Thoughts on Texas' firing of its head coach after three season.

Photo by Diana Porter All people will talk about is “16-21.” It’s the nature of the business in college football: you are what your record says you are. Nick Saban is a pigskin demigod with a 207-60 record — including a 116-18 record at Alabama. Todd Dodge is a college football laughingstock with a 6-37 record. Everything is viewed through…

Texas-TCU, Coppell-Round Rock highlight Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns

Previewing another big weekend of action along the Central Texas corridor

To honor the loyal football fans that travel great distances to support their favorite team, DCTF and our friends from Slovacek’s in West, Texas are proud to present The Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week. Texas (5-6) vs. TCU (5-5) 2:30 p.m. Friday at Royal-Memorial Stadium in Austin Needless to say, the Black Friday showdown between Texas and TCU does…

College Football Week 12: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (Updated all Saturday)

WELCOME TO OUR WEEKEND CFB RECAP, WHERE WE'LL PROVIDE THE SWIFTEST ASSESSMENT OF EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED IN THE TEXAS FBS RANKS. WE'LL UPDATE IT EVERY WEEKEND AS EACH GAME CLOSES OUT.

Photo by Shane Roper A huge slate of games for Lone Star state teams will keep us all busy, and it all started on Thursday night with an H-Town Takeover. North Texas 29, Southern Miss 23 The Good: North Texas stayed in bowl contention with a six-point victory over a slumping Southern Miss squad. The Mean Green jumped out early, taking a…

Tepper: Big 12 decision not to expand leaves everyone in limbo

The conference has reportedly declined to expand beyond the current alignment, according to multiple reports.

Photo by Hoss McBain “What’s the point of going out? We’re just gonna wind up back here anyway.” Since the Big 12 Conference subtracted four schools (Colorado bolted for the Pac-12, Nebraska left for the Big 10, Missouri and Texas A&M dashed for the SEC) and added two more (TCU was imported from the Mountain West, West Virginia jumped aboard from the…

College Football Week 7: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (Updated all day Saturday)

WELCOME TO OUR WEEKEND CFB RECAP, WHERE WE'LL PROVIDE THE SWIFTEST ASSESSMENT OF EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED IN THE TEXAS FBS RANKS. WE'LL UPDATE IT EVERY WEEKEND AS EACH GAME CLOSES OUT.

Photo by Diana Porter It’s a short slate of just six games in the Lone Star state today, but we’ll give you a quick summary of what went down in each clash. Houston 38, Tulsa 31 The Good: In what seems to be the theme of the 2016 Cougars, Houston came up with the big play at the right time….

Texas-Iowa State, private school clashes highlight Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns

Previewing another big weekend of action along the Central Texas corridor

To honor the loyal football fans that travel great distances to support their favorite team, DCTF and our friends from Slovacek’s in West, Texas are proud to present The Slovacek’s I-35 Showdowns of the Week. Texas (2-3) vs. Iowa State (1-5) 6 p.m. Saturday at Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin When the employment status of a coach…