Danny Davis, Austin American-Statesman

Danny Davis

Austin American-Statesman

Austin, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Danny:

WATCH: Texas basketball surprises walk-on player Anissa Gutierrez with a scholarship

Texas coach Vic Schaefer told the Longhorns basketball team that Anissa Gutierrez had earned a scholarship because she wasn't a "3:30 person." → Read More

Big 12 notes: Why Iowa State didn't look for its next quarterback in the transfer portal

On Thursday, Iowa State coach Matt Campbell explains why redshirt sophomore Hunter Dekkers was the heir apparent to Brock Purdy on Big 12 2022 roster. → Read More

Big 12 notebook: After helping Kansas beat Texas, Devin Neal leads Jayhawks rushing attack

Last year, Kansas running back Devin Neal ranked ninth in the Big 12 in rushing. Only two of the players who ran for more yards are still in college. → Read More

'That number just had a lot of meaning': The story behind Texas star Ivan Melendez's 17

Texas has retired six numbers in honor of eight players. This season, Ivan Melendez put himself in a position to join that elite company. → Read More

Texas continues transfer trend as ex-Arizona State pitcher Mac Morgan joins the Longhorns

A right-handed pitcher, Mac Morgan spent her freshman year at Arizona State. This is not the first time that Texas has taken in a transfer pitcher. → Read More

Derek Williams' commitment lets Texas add another five-star talent to its Class of 2023

Nationally, Texas now boasts a 15-member class that ranks third. Both Derek Williams and quarterback Arch Manning have earned five-star tags. → Read More

'He's the best player in college baseball': Texas reacts to Ivan Melendez's Golden Spikes win

Before Friday, no Longhorn had ever won the national award. The first Golden Spikes Award was given out in 1978. → Read More

'Committed to the University of Texas': Longhorns receive a pledge from QB Arch Manning

Arch Manning, the heralded quarterback prospect, has announced that he will attend Texas. Manning is the No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2023. → Read More

Arizona State hires Texas assistant Megan Bartlett as its next head softball coach

A former All-American at Notre Dame, Megan Bartlett compiled a 141-108 record as Ball State's head coach from 2016-20. → Read More

Following the end of its baseball season, Texas moves on from assistant coach Sean Allen

Sean Allen has been at Texas since the 2017 season. He previously worked with Pierce at Sam Houston and Tulane. → Read More

Notre Dame eases past Texas, pushing Longhorns to the brink of CWS elimination

With the 7-3 loss at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Texas moves into an elimination game against rival Texas A&M. The Aggies beat Texas in late March. → Read More

Replay: Texas baseball loses to Notre Dame in its 2022 College World Series opener

Texas is making its 38th appearance at the College World Series. Three of those trips to Omaha have come under the direction of David Pierce. → Read More

Texas wins its fifth Dick Howser Trophy as Ivan Melendez is honored as college baseball's best

Ivan Melendez becomes the fifth Longhorn to win the Dick Howser Trophy and first since Taylor Jungmann in 2011. → Read More

Live updates: Texas tries to extend baseball season as East Carolina eyes a historic win

On four occasions in its history, Texas has rallied to win a super regional after dropping the first game. → Read More

Texas falls into early super regional hole with late collapse in Game 1 at East Carolina

In order to extend its season, Texas must beat East Carolina on Saturday and Sunday. Texas last rallied from an 0-1 hole at a super regional in 2018. → Read More

NCAA baseball: Texas Longhorns vs East Carolina Pirates scores, super regional updates

Texas takes on East Carolina on the road in game one of the Greenville Super Regional. Winner of best-of-three game series advances to CWS → Read More

From Air Force to Zane (Morehouse and Russell): The ABCs of Texas' Austin Regional

This weekend, ninth-seeded Texas hosts Dallas Baptist, Louisiana Tech and Air Force in regional play as the NCAA baseball tournament gets underway. → Read More

As Oklahoma spoils its bid for a Big 12 title, Texas claims homer history and a regional

The Big 12 championship was Oklahoma's first since 2013. Texas was last the last team standing at this conference competition in 2015. → Read More

Skyler Messinger's grand slam leads Texas to a wild win with Big 12 Tournament on deck

After rallying from a five-run deficit at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, Texas (39-17, 14-10) will head into next week's Big 12 Tournament as the fifth seed. → Read More

Ivan Melendez enters into Longhorn lore with his 28th homer as No. 22 Texas blasts Kansas

Ivan Melendez's 28th home run — crushed in an 8-1 win over Kansas at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Friday — tied Kyle Russell's school record at Texas. → Read More