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USC hires Todd Orlando to be Helton's defensive coordinator

Jan. 24, 2020 4:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd Orlando has been named Southern California's defensive coordinator. Clay Helton announced the hiring Friday of the veteran assistant who spent the last three seasons as Texas' defensive coordinator. Orlando was fired by the Longhorns on Dec. 1 after three seasons with coach Tom...

Dallas Stars fans get hyped in the midway outside the Cotton Bowl before the NHL Winter Classic hockey game between the Dallas Stars and the Nashville Predators, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Outdoor hockey in Texas? Sure thang, and was a hoot to boot

Jan. 1, 2020 7:31 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Ryan Clare chewed on a turkey leg as he milled about the Texas state fairgrounds hours before another major sporting event inside historic Cotton Bowl Stadium. No, this wasn't the Texas-Oklahoma football game, always held in October during the fair. Clare has never been to the annual Red...

NC State hires Texas' Beck to serve as offensive coordinator

Jan. 1, 2020 3:52 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has hired Tim Beck as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach, completing a revamp of Dave Doeren’s coaching staff after a four-win season. Beck had spent the past three seasons as offensive coordinator at Texas, though he was demoted from coordinator...

Texas running back Keaontay Ingram (26) leaps over Utah defensive back Tareke Lewis (5) during the second half of the Alamo Bowl NCAA college football game in San Antonio, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Ehlinger leads Texas' Alamo Bowl romp over No. 12 Utah 38-10

Jan. 1, 2020 12:15 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sam Ehlinger and the Texas Longhorns finally looked like the team everyone thought they could be when the season began. Ehlinger passed for three touchdowns, ran for another and the Longhorns took out a season of frustration on No. 12 Utah with a dominant 38-10 Alamo Bowl win Tuesday...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Utah defensive end Bradlee Anae (6) celebrates after sacking Colorado quarterback Steven Montez in the second half during an NCAA college football game, in Salt Lake City. Anae was selected to The Associated Press All-Pac 12 Conference team, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Alamo Bowl a chance for Utah, Texas to shake disappointment

Dec. 30, 2019 1:58 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — For all of its festive atmosphere, from San Antonio's River Walk to its New Year's Eve kickoff, the Alamo Bowl boils down to degrees of disappointment. As in which team, No. 12 Utah or Texas, can better shake off its disappointment over not getting to play somewhere else. The Utes (11-2,...

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) runs the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

Utah, Texas hope to shake disappointment at Alamo Bowl

Dec. 30, 2019 1:45 PM EST

Alamo Bowl: No. 12 Utah (11-2) vs. Texas (7-5) in San Antonio, Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Utah by 7. Series record: Texas leads 1-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE: Utah wants to wipe out the bitter taste of losing the Pac-12 championship game in a rout by Oregon, a defeat that knocked it out of the College Football...

Texas A&M wide receiver Ainias Smith (17), coach Jimbo Fisher and quarterback Kellen Mond (11) celebrate after the team's 24-21 win against Oklahoma State in the Texas Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Mond leads A&M to 24-21 win over Oklahoma St. in Texas Bowl

Dec. 27, 2019 11:31 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher talks to his team every day about the importance of grit. On Friday night the Aggies showed the quality their coach talks about so much when they shook off a tough start to rally for 24-21 victory over Oklahoma State in the Texas Bowl. “When they...

Hubbard leads Oklahoma State against A&M in Texas Bowl

Dec. 26, 2019 4:14 PM EST

Texas Bowl: Oklahoma State (8-4) vs. Texas A&M (7-5), Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: Texas A&M by 6 1/2. Series record: Texas A&M leads 17-10. WHAT'S AT STAKE The Cowboys look to win their fourth straight bowl game after winning four of their last five games this season to reach a bowl for the...