After Texas struck out 21 times versus Mississippi State on Sunday, adjustments definitely had to be made but confidence also needed to be restored. It was the second time Texas suffered strikeout after strikeout against the Bulldogs, but the difference between the stakes on opening day and the opening game of the College World Series are immense.
Texas wide receiver Jake Smith has entered the NCAA transfer portal, Inside Texas has learned. Smith, a junior from Scottsdale, Ariz., played in 20 games and made six starts in two seasons at Texas.
The Texas Longhorns, the highest remaining seed in the NCAA tournament, are on the brink of elimination following a 2-1 loss to Mississippi State in the College World Series. Longhorn hitters struck out 21 times against Bulldog starter Will Bednar and bullpen menace Landon Sims, only managing four hits against the SEC squad.
A new potential visitor for next weekend, a pair of 2023s hit UT for unofficials on Saturday, and another defensive back target talks Texas. Good morning and Happy Father's Day to the dads, grandfathers, brothers, uncles, and coaches; the real ones.
When Aaron Nixon struck out the final hitter of the Austin super regional to clinch Texas’ 37th trip to Omaha, David Pierce received a pat on the back from his assistant coach Philip Miller, who appeared to tell the Texas head coach “nice job.” The two stood and clapped at the edge of the dugout along with Sean Allen and Troy Tulowitzki, watching their team celebrate a trip to the College World Series.