Baylor Bears running backs Testan Ebner and John Lovett will not opt out for the remainder of the 2020 college football season, despite a previous report from SicEm365 that claimed so.
From Our Daily Bears: “Yesterday SicEm365 and Baylor Rivals reported that John Lovett and Trestan Ebner were opting out for the remainder of the season. Both of those sites do really good work and felt confident enough to report that. But Dave Aranda said today that both Lovett and Ebner remain on the team and are not opting out.”
Aranda says the coaching staff sat down with Ebner and Lovett and they expressed their love for the team.— John Werner (@JohnWernerTrib) October 26, 2020
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Tom Herman: Rainy days and Mondays don’t get Texas’ coach down, especially after a win
Austin American-Statesman: Viewed now as a ‘coincidence,’ Derek Kerstetter’s penalties could become a concern at Texas
Austin American-Statesman: With no ‘bell cow’ among the top three, Texas will keep rotating running backs
Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: OSU’s got the names on offense and lots of game on defense waiting for Texas
Austin American-Statesman: Longhorn Confidential: What stands out to Tom Herman about Oklahoma State?
Dallas Morning News: Tom Herman knows Sam Ehlinger, Longhorns have tall task ahead vs. experienced Oklahoma State
Dallas Morning News: Tom Herman not worried about Longhorns’ lack of lead running back
247Sports: Morning Brew: UT’s last ‘A’ game was last year’s Alamo Bowl
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
The Longhorn Republic breaks down the win over Baylor
WATCH: Tom Herman addresses the media ahead of Oklahoma State
Big 12 releases Texas men’s conference basketball schedule
Texas Jack Joseph Ossai expected to play through shoulder injury
Longhorns in the NFL: Week 7 — Ford, Jefferson each force fumbles
Burnt Orange Nation: Texas offers Vanderbilt WR commit Jack Bech
Burnt Orange Nation: Texas offers 2023 DE Dylan Spencer
Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: Texas commit Morice Blackwell provides versatility, production for Arlington Martin
247Sports: Mike at Night: How do the Longhorns fill out the 2021 WR class?
247Sports: The Stampede: Narrowing the focus on two big Texas targets
247Sports: Terrence Cooks talks finalists ahead of November decision
247Sports: Charles Wright to enroll early and compete for playing time
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Our Daily Bears: You’re not crazy or a bad fan for wanting a Baylor QB change
Our Daily Bears: Baylor football advanced stats roundup
Our Daily Bears: Baylor basketball release 2020-2021 schedule; 25% capacity for fans at home games
Frogs O’ War: Quick Look: Baylor Bears
Cowboys Ride For Free: Oklahoma State athletics reports zero active COVID-19 cases for 2nd straight week
Wide Right & Natty Lite: Can Iowa State overcome years of failure and finally breakthrough in 2020?
The Smoking Musket: Neal Brown says WVU must finish better vs Kansas State
The Smoking Musket: What I think after ‘dropping’ one in Lubbock
WHAT WE’RE READING
Banner Society: Is college football play sloppier this year?
SBNation: Todd Gurley explains accidental TD that led to Lions win: ‘I was mad as hell’
SBNation: REPORT: Backup QB Chase Wolf has also tested positive for COVID-19 per source
NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND
- We officially have Texas women’s basketball’s 2020-2021 schedule, and as the Austin American-Statesman notes, there are expected to be a few doozy of opponents this season, including the Tennessee Volunteers and the Baylor Bears. From the Statesman: “Texas and Baylor will meet in Waco on Valentine’s Day. The Lady Bears will then be UT’s guest for the final game of the regular season on March 1. Baylor and Texas were ranked first and second in the Big 12’s preseason poll last week.” Texas is No. 2 in the Big 12 preseason poll.
The 2020-2021 #Big12WBB Preseason Poll ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/Bw1AFKU57m— Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) October 22, 2020
- Texas men’s basketball released their schedule, too.
Let’s hoop!— Texas Men's Basketball (@TexasMBB) October 26, 2020