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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas unveils Julius Whittier statue, school’s first Black letterman

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Plus: Former basketball coach Tom Penders is heading to the Hall of Fame

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In less depressing Texas Longhorns football news, the school’s first Black letterman is finally getting the tribute he deserves. Last week, school officials unveiled a statue of Julius Whittier, who lettered for the football team way back in 1970, following other Texas schools.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: After a crushing loss, Texas must deliberate on Tom Herman’s cloudy future

Austin American-Statesman: No. 13 Iowa State 23, No. 17 Texas 20: ‘Wish it didn’t have to go this way’

Austin American-Statesman: Texas-Iowa State notebook: Brennan Eagles has career day, but Horns can’t find him late

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Texas’ Sam Ehlinger was all-time good, not all-time great, and that’s OK

Austin American-Statesman: Texas report card: Eagles, the defensive line lead the way in Horns’ deflating loss to Iowa State

Austin American-Statesman: Texas report card: Defense led the way on the field and in our game grades

Austin American-Statesman: Five key plays: No. 13 Iowa State 23, No. 17 Texas 20

Austin American-Statesman: Texas has given Tom Herman everything, and Longhorns still can’t win championships

Austin American-Statesman: Collier scores 44, one of UT’s best games ever, in Texas’ 106-69 romp past North Texas

Dallas Morning News: 5 takeaways from Texas’ loss to Iowa State: Longhorns give away late lead after questionable coaching decisions

Dallas Morning News: National reaction from Texas’ loss to Iowa State: Longhorns’ fourth-quarter meltdown was an ‘absolute disaster’

Dallas Morning News: Texas quotable: Tom Herman ‘heartbroken’ for seniors after crushing senior day defeat

Dallas Morning News: Texas had worked on that fake punt play for ‘two weeks’ before it failed vs. Iowa State

Dallas Morning News: Tom Herman continues pointing to progress, but his Longhorns keep finding ways to lose

Dallas Morning News: If Texas AD Chris Del Conte fires Tom Herman, Longhorns can’t settle for second-tier replacement

247Sports: Morning Brew: The latest on Tom Herman

247Sports: Sources: Talks on Herman’s fate could start in ‘next few days’

247Sports: What can Texas do to make up for Samuel Cosmi’s departure?

247Sports: Even as point spread moves, Texas an early favorite over K-State

Inside Texas: Inside Scoop: Latest on the Texas coaching situation

Inside Texas: Speculating on the next couple weeks

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Texas LT Samuel Cosmi declares for 2021 NFL Draft, forgoes remainder of season

No. 19 Texas vs. Davidson: Game thread

Game time and television set for Texas at Kansas State

No. 19 Texas to face Davidson in Maui Invitational

Inside the Numbers: Self-inflicted wounds once again cost Texas

Texas falls from AP Top 25 following loss to Iowa State

Questionable game-management decisions sink No. 17 Texas against No. 13 Iowa State in 23-20 loss

Post-game thoughts: Red flags from inexcusable loss against Iowa State

No. 17 Texas vs. No. 13 Iowa State: Game thread

No. 17 Texas squanders late lead vs. No. 13 Iowa State for 23-20 loss: Post-game commiseration thread

Live Reaction: Texas falls to Iowa State at home

Texas sophomore C Will Baker entering NCAA Transfer Portal

No. 19 Texas races past UTRGV in 91-55 victory

Shaka Smart explains why Kamaka Hepa and Will Baker didn’t play against UTRGV

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

Austin American-Statesman: The Dotted Line: Charles Wright ready to solidify legacy at Austin High with playoff win

247Sports: The Stampede: New targets in play for Texas?

247Sports: Texas still in good standing with four-star RB LJ Johnson

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Our Daily Bears: Brewer-led Bears complete comeback against KSU, win 32-31

Our Daily Bears: Offensive Explosion: Baylor beats Louisiana 112-82

Viva the Matadors: Four down territory: Oklahoma State

Frogs O’ War: MMQB: Walk in the park

Frogs O’ War: TCU 56, Liberty 52: Frogs hold on to win Hall of Fame Classic Championship

Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Football: CFP blather and other observations from the off week

Cowboys Ride For Free: Cowboys beat Texas Tech 50-44 on senior night

Cowboys Ride For Free: 2020 AP Top 25 poll Week 13: Oklahoma State moves up to No. 19

The Smoking Musket: West Virginia captures inaugural Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic Championship

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Iowa State Football Post-Mortem: Texas

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Iowa State fends off shaky start to defeat Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 80-63

Rock Chalk Talk: The good and the bad from KU’s first games

Bring On The Cats: Josh Youngblood signs with... Rutgers?

WHAT WE’RE READING

Banner Society: Cam Newton’s iconic comeback against Alabama deserves a deep rewind

SB Nation: Washington’s anonymous 1991 team stands today as the greatest in NFL history

SB Nation: How the NFL playoff picture looks coming out of Week 12

NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND

  • Former Texas men’s basketball head coach Tom Penders is being inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, the Austin American-Statesman reports. From the Statesman: “Penders coached at Columbia, Fordham and Rhode Island before coming to Texas. He energized the Erwin Center crowd with an up-tempo style as the team became known as the ‘Runnin’ Horns.’ In 10 seasons, Penders went 208-110 and made eight NCAA Tournaments. The Horns reached the Elite Eight in 1990 and would win three Southwest Conference championships.”
  • The folks at the Austin American-Statesman discuss Tom Herman’s unclear future.
Longhorns Unfiltered

Kirk Bohls, Cedric Golden and Brian Davis break down what happened in Texas' 23-20 loss to Iowa State that eliminated the Horns from Big 12 title contention.

Posted by BevoBeat from Hookem.com on Friday, November 27, 2020
  • The Longhorns are unranked, while the Texas A&M Aggies are the No. 5 team nationally.