Baylor beats up UT, 83-60

Demarcus Holland. (Will Gallagher/IT)

A generous Texas Longhorn team decided they were good enough to spot the Baylor Bears a 12 point lead in the opening minutes of the first half.

Hoops preview: Baylor

Isaiah Taylor. (Will Gallagher/IT)

In a matchup of surprisingly comparable teams, Texas (15-6, 3-4) head to Waco to face the Baylor Bears (15-5, 3-4) in a matchup that would be huge for both squads.

DeMarco Boyd commits to Texas

DeMarco Boyd. (courtesy of

The Texas Longhorns added Gilmer’s senior DB Kris Boyd earlier in the day. They added another Boyd this afternoon.

2016 LB/DE DeMarco Boyd has committed to Texas, via his Twitter today. He’s the 3rd commit in the junior class for UT, joining WR’s Collin Johnson and Reggie Hemphill.

Holton Hill is a Horn

Richard Sherman and Holton Hill. (Justin Wells/IT)

In an absolutely loaded defensive back class for 2015 in Texas, Holton Hill may be the finest. The Houston Lamar product committed to Texas today. Hill joins elite DB Kris Boyd on the 40 Acres.

Boyd picks Texas

Kris Boyd. (Justin Wells photo, Shane Ware edit)

AUSTIN — It only took three words. “Texas is Texas,” said Gilmer’s 5-star athlete Kris Boyd when asked why he committed to the Longhorns today in Austin.

Inside Scoop – 1/30/15

Kris Boyd and Holton Hill. (Courtesy of Boyd family)

The last weekend before National Signing Day here at Inside Texas and we’ve got tons of recruiting to get to. Boyd, Hill, Soso, Locksley, and Mack, plus Texas Basketball gets its grades. All inside the Scoop.

The Gameplan: UT’s offensive direction

Jerrod Heard. (Justin Wells/IT)

Within a month of Texas’ humiliating defeat to Arkansas, Strong was clearly active making moves to re-shape the future of his UT program. The quarterback the staff had selected in the summer de-committed to follow Harbaugh to Michigan citing changes in the Longhorns offense as a reason he felt Ann Arbor was a better fit.

Recruiting Notebook – 1/27/15

Kyler Murray. (Justin Wells/IT)

We start in Da Boot at John Curtis HS to meet a LB, head back to DFW for the winningest QB in the nation, stop by Mesquite for a freak athlete, then finish with an Arkansas-born JUCO WR worth watching. All in this edition of the Recruiting Notebook.

Cyclones cut down UT, 89-86

Javan Felix. (Will Gallagher/IT)

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before…a slow offensive start for Texas allowed its opponent to stretch into a double-digit lead in the 1st half before a resilient 2nd half run proved fruitless in a tough road environment…