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Texas Routs Texas Tech 70-35, Improves to 3-1 Under Steve Sarkisian

AP Photo/Chuck BurtonHead coach Steve Sarkisian had Texas’ offense firing on all cylinders in a 70-35 victory over Texas Tech in Saturday’s Big 12 opener to improve to 3-1. The Longhorns racked up 639  total yards, including 336 on the ground, to post their highest point total since the 2005 Big 12 Championship Game. ESPN Stats &…

Texas A&M QB Haynes King Won’t Return vs. Colorado After Apparent Leg Injury

Michael Ciaglo/Getty ImagesNo. 5 Texas A&M’s starting quarterback, Haynes King, has been ruled out for the remainder of Saturday’s contest at Colorado, according to the Fox Sports broadcast. Yahoo Sports College Football @YahooSportsCFBPer Fox, Texas A&M has said starting QB Haynes King is out for the game with a “lower body injury.” https://t.co/YZK8ssTm7EKing was injured early…

Texas and Florida Venues Have Found a Loophole in Vaccine Requirement Bans

Tom DeGeorge, owner of Crowbar in Tampa, Florida, is one of the venue owners offering artists and promoters a choice on whether to require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test for attendees. DeGeorge, who sought legal counsel alongside fellow National Independent Venue Association members to unpack the executive order, tells Billboard it was within their…

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Tests Positive for Covid-19 Hours After Attending Maskless Campaign Event

Photo: Lynda M. Gonzalez-Pool (Getty Images)Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has tested positive for covid-19, the Governor’s Office announced on Tuesday afternoon less than a day after attending a campaign event filled with unmasked attendees. The governor, who banned mask mandates in the state even as the Delta variant of the deadly virus spreads, is vaccinated,…

Texas’ Steve Sarkisian: Longhorns’ ‘Bulls-eye Got a Little Bit Bigger’ Post-SEC Move

Tim Warner/Getty ImagesTexas head coach Steve Sarkisian acknowledged his job probably got a little tougher with the Longhorns’ 2025 move to the SEC.Sarkisian told reporters Thursday the program’s profile already made it a prominent target. Now, the hostility is likely to be increased with Texas helping to upend the college sports landscape.”I think coming out…

Texas, Oklahoma Request to Join SEC in 2025; SEC Reportedly to Discuss Thursday

Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty ImagesTexas and Oklahoma officially requested to join the SEC on Tuesday, with the schools eyeing July 1, 2025, as the target date.Nicole Auerbach @NicoleAuerbachTexas and Oklahoma have formally requested an invitation for membership to the SEC, starting on July 1, 2025: pic.twitter.com/wpVX0jZNTeSEC Commissioner Greg Sankey released a statement about the…

Texas, Oklahoma Reportedly Reach out to SEC with Interest in Joining Conference

Ronald Martinez/Getty ImagesTexas and Oklahoma have “reached out” to the SEC about potentially joining the conference, according to the Houston Chronicle’s Brent Zwerneman.Brett McMurphy of Stadium spoke to a source who said there’s mutual interest in the partnership:Brett McMurphy @Brett_McMurphyTexas & OU enquired w/SEC about leaving Big 12 & SEC has interest in both schools,…