Among the recent moves made by the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons was the signing of Texas Longhorns alum D’Onta Foreman, who’s been out of the league since serving as Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry’s backup in 2020. He played in six games last year.
Falcons signed former Texans’ and Titans’ RB D'Onta Foreman.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 9, 2021
WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS
Austin American-Statesman: Sights, sounds from first three days of Texas practice
Austin American-Statesman: Toppmeyer: Texas football is a joke now, but SEC move will revive Longhorns
Austin American-Statesman: Supporting Sam: Colts rally around Ehlinger as he deals with loss
Austin American-Statesman: Sark: ‘You earn the right to play and the best players ultimately play
Dallas Morning News: Texas football preview: Game-by-game predictions, players to watch and more heading into 2021
Dallas Morning News: Bijan Robinson, Steve Sarkisian’s quick bond could be key to unlocking Texas’ offensive potential
247Sports: Morning Brew: Dicker to pull double duty? ... Overshown vows big things ... and DKR south end zone deadline
247Sports: Coaches working hard to get Ja’Tavion Sanders ‘up to speed’
247Sports: Something to consider about the ongoing quarterback battle
247Sports: Finding a nickel defender among highest positional priorities in camp
247Sports: Assessing the offensive line in Kyle Flood’s first camp
Inside Texas: The 2021 Big 12 space force rankings: Island cornerbacks
Inside Texas: Joshua Moore on Texas’ offense, adding weight, the quarterback battle
ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION
Texas releases 2021 football roster
Steve Sarkisian wants 20-30 touches per game for Bijan Robinson
Steve Sarkisian recaps first Texas preseason practice that needed... the pee chart?
Julia Grosso wins gold for Canada with penalty kick against Sweden
What 4-star Bryce Anderson committing to Texas A&M means for Texas
What 4-star WR CJ Williams picking Notre Dame over Texas means for the Longhorns
Top-ranked SG Keyonte George commits to Baylor over Texas, Kansas, others
247Sports: The Stampede: Which Longhorns can help recruiting efforts with a solid season?
247Sports: Cypress Ranch 2023 four-star Ashton Porter recaps Texas trip
247Sports: New 2024 offer Liam McNeeley dishes on interest in Texas, Chris Beard
Inside Texas: A closer look at the 2022 Texas Longhorns football class
Inside Texas: Latest on 2022 Texas target Justice Finkley
BIG 12 BREAKDOWN
Frogs O’ War: 2021 TCU Football Preview: Safeties
Frogs O’ War: MMQB: Make it personal
Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Football: Projecting a win total for the 2021 season
Crimson and Cream Machine: BOOM! 2023 ATH Makai Lemon commits to Oklahoma
Crimson and Cream Machine: Oklahoma Football: Offense needs to find fixes for third down in 2021
The Smoking Musket: 4-Star LB Travious Lathan commits to West Virginia
Wide Right & Natty Lite: Former Iowa State basketball player Michael Jacobson signs with Seattle Seahawks
Rock Chalk Talk: 25 Days: Let’s talk realignment
WHAT WE’RE READING
SB Nation: Michael Thomas’ rift with the Saints, explained
SB Nation: This unfortunate cricket player got hit in the nuts twice, in a row
SB Nation: The Sixers and Ben Simmons have reached the point of no return
NEWS ACROSS THE FORTY ACRES AND BEYOND
- Got ‘em.
The QBs got @K1 Cameos of themselves for his birthday pic.twitter.com/ulqU1avOTp— Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) August 7, 2021
- Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban is impressed with his new offensive coordinator so far.
Nick Saban on Bill O'Brien:— Pat Dowd (@Pat_Dowd77) August 8, 2021
"I think Bill's done a really good job... When you're a good coach, you're a good coach all the time."