Brian Davis, Austin American-Statesman

Brian Davis

Austin American-Statesman

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Past articles by Brian:

Whys of Texas: Yeah, the Horns spent $280,000 on Arch Manning’s visit. And? So?

If the Longhorns get Manning to sign a national letter of intent — which he likely will in December — wasn’t it all money well spent? → Read More

As UTSA looms, Texas quarterbacks Quinn Ewers, Hudson Card are in a state of uncertainty

Who will Texas start at quarterback this week against UTSA? Well, that’s an interesting question. Both Ewers and Card were injured against Alabama. → Read More

Texas prepares for circus with ESPN, Fox pregame shows coming to Austin. And so is Alabama.

Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian wants to treat Saturday like a routine game, but it’ll be anything but normal. → Read More

Texas will add beach volleyball as a new varsity sport starting in 2023

Current Texas volleyball coach Jerritt Elliott will oversee the start of the new beach volleyball program that will start play in spring 2023. → Read More

Best of the Big 12: Demarvion Overshown, Dillon Doyle at top of conference linebackers

Here's a look at the top 10 linebackers in the Big 12 for the 2022 season. → Read More

Best of the Big 12: Xavier Worthy, Xavier Hutchinson top conference's best wide receivers

Here's a look at the top 10 receivers in the Big 12 going into the 2022 season. → Read More

Five Texas coaches scheduled for pay raises after successful seasons

Texas athletic director Chris Del Conte is showing that he’ll reward any coach who wins big. → Read More

Texas football names Ohio State transfer Quinn Ewers starting quarterback

Most assumed Sarkisian's decision would come next week — after Saturday’s second closed scrimmage of August. But this is Ewers' team now. → Read More

Texas coach Steve Sarkisian, fans can gauge Longhorns during Tuesday’s open practice

There is only so much Texas coaches can gauge during practice drills with limited tackling. “When you scrimmage, man, we’re playing football.” → Read More

Texas quarterbacks, receivers must get their timing right for offense to shine

With full pads, Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian can begin to see whether his quarterbacks and receivers keep their timing right. → Read More

Texas men’s basketball assistant coach Jerrance Howard leaves Longhorns

Jerrance Howard has left his position with the Texas men's basketball team after one season. → Read More

From stretches to routes to hairdos: Three observations from Texas football's practice

Reporters were given a 30-minute window to observe the first fall practice. All the quarterbacks were in action, and the running backs looked good. → Read More

Texas coach Steve Sarkisian keeps QB decision close to the vest as practice begins

The Texas football coach addresses his team's quarterback situation as the 2022 season draws nearer. → Read More

Texas basketball player Arterio Morris arrested in early June, charged with misdemeanor assault

Texas freshman Arterio Morris charged with misdemeanor assault after altercation with his ex-girlfriend. → Read More

Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy surveys the Big 12 landscape without Texas, Oklahoma

Mike Gundy figures to become the wise, elder statesman of the reconfigured Big 12 when four new teams arrive in 2023 and Texas and OU eventually leave → Read More

Four Texas football players headed to Arlington for Big 12 media days

Lamborghinis and Arch Manning will be primary topics for the Longhorns at Big 12 media days. → Read More

Texas was scuffling along just a few years ago, now back-to-back Directors’ Cup champs

Texas and Stanford are now the only programs in the nation to win back-to-back Directors' Cup titles. → Read More

Having won second straight NCAA title, ‘We’re looking to make Texas a rowing school’

The first NCAA title last year felt like a watershed moment in UT history. Now, it just feels like total domination from bow to stern. → Read More

Iowa State’s Tyrese Hunter, the Big 12 freshman of the year, transferring to Texas

Hunter was considered the face of Cyclones basketball and a driving force in their Sweet 16 run. Now, he’s a Longhorn. → Read More

James Madison LB Diamonte Tucker-Dorsey commits to Texas, bolstering position depth

The 5-foot-10, 214-pound junior had 116 tackles last season and bolsters an area of need for the Longhorns. → Read More