Danny Davis

Longhorns sports reporter

A graduate of the University of Montana, Danny Davis has worked at the Austin American-Statesman since 2007. In his free time, the Austin resident can be found either hanging out with his wife or watching "Law and Order" re-runs. Contact him via email or Twitter with any tips on sports or the location of the city’s best meatloaf.

Latest from Danny Davis

Seniors shine as Texas wraps up the Big 12’s championship with a sweep of Oklahoma
 On Wednesday night, Texas’ four seniors were gifted flowers, their framed jerseys and a conference championship. Sophomore Micaya White registered 10 kills as Texas strolled to a 25-13, 25-15, 25-21 sweep of rival Oklahoma. The victory
            came on libero Cat McCoy, outside hitter Ebony Nwanebu and middle blockers Chiaka...

Posted: 6 hours ago

On Wednesday night, Texas’ four seniors were gifted flowers, their framed jerseys and a conference championship. Sophomore Micaya White registered 10 kills as Texas strolled to a 25-13, 25-15, 25-21 sweep of rival Oklahoma. The victory came on libero Cat McCoy, outside hitter Ebony Nwanebu and middle blockers Chiaka...
Texas senior Poona Ford accepts invitation to East-West Shrine Game
 Texas nose tackle Poona Ford’s collegiate career won’t end in the Longhorns’ bowl game. Ford took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that he’ll play in the East-West Shrine Game. The East-West Shrine Game will
            be held in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 20, 2018. Former Texas running back Malcolm Brown...

Posted: 9 hours ago

Texas nose tackle Poona Ford’s collegiate career won’t end in the Longhorns’ bowl game. Ford took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce that he’ll play in the East-West Shrine Game. The East-West Shrine Game will be held in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Jan. 20, 2018. Former Texas running back Malcolm Brown...
Sound Off: Taking a look at Texas’ bowling options
 Texas has won two straight games and is 6-5 and 
            bowl-bound for the first time since 2014. So, what does Texas have left to prove as a desperate Texas Tech team arrives in town for the Thanksgiving holiday? Actually,
            plenty. Hookem.com’s Brian Davis and Danny Davis fill you in on what you need to know in the...

Posted: 12 hours ago

Texas has won two straight games and is 6-5 and bowl-bound for the first time since 2014. So, what does Texas have left to prove as a desperate Texas Tech team arrives in town for the Thanksgiving holiday? Actually, plenty. Hookem.com’s Brian Davis and Danny Davis fill you in on what you need to know in the...
After a year at Texas A&M, Tristen Bayless to join Texas’ baseball team in 2019
 Next year, Tristen Bayless will return to wearing orange. Texas’ baseball team announced on Tuesday that it has added Bayless 
            to its 2018 recruiting class. A left-handed pitcher, Bayless will spend this upcoming season at McLennan Community College in Waco. The 6-1, 185-pound
            Bayless struck out four batters...

Posted: a day ago

Next year, Tristen Bayless will return to wearing orange. Texas’ baseball team announced on Tuesday that it has added Bayless to its 2018 recruiting class. A left-handed pitcher, Bayless will spend this upcoming season at McLennan Community College in Waco. The 6-1, 185-pound Bayless struck out four batters...
After redshirting this year, tight end Andrew Beck could return to Texas in 2018
 On Friday, the Texas football team will honor the collegiate careers of 13 seniors. Andrew Beck will not be one of them. Listed as a senior tight end on UT’s roster, Beck has 
            not played this season after fracturing his left foot in August. Herman told reporters on Monday that Beck has been cleared to return and is practicing...

Posted: 2 days ago

On Friday, the Texas football team will honor the collegiate careers of 13 seniors. Andrew Beck will not be one of them. Listed as a senior tight end on UT’s roster, Beck has not played this season after fracturing his left foot in August. Herman told reporters on Monday that Beck has been cleared to return and is practicing...
Texas 28, No. 24 West Virginia 14: 5 key plays
 MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — There were 132 snaps taken in 
            Texas’ 28-14 win over West Virginia on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: Texas safety Brandon Jones (19) tackles West Virginia quarterback Will Grier (7) short of the goal line in Morgantown, W.Va.,
               on Nov. 18, 2017. Grier...

Posted: 3 days ago

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — There were 132 snaps taken in Texas’ 28-14 win over West Virginia on Saturday. Here are five that ended up making a big difference: Texas safety Brandon Jones (19) tackles West Virginia quarterback Will Grier (7) short of the goal line in Morgantown, W.Va., on Nov. 18, 2017. Grier...
Texas notebook: Davante Davis gives himself a C, but Longhorns ace their test
 MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — If Davante Davis was grading himself over the past two weeks, he’d give himself a “C.” For a second straight week, he started at cornerback in place of the suspended Holton Hill in Texas’ 28-14 win over West Virginia.
            Davis’ seven tackles tied for the team lead in tackles...

Posted: 4 days ago

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — If Davante Davis was grading himself over the past two weeks, he’d give himself a “C.” For a second straight week, he started at cornerback in place of the suspended Holton Hill in Texas’ 28-14 win over West Virginia. Davis’ seven tackles tied for the team lead in tackles...
Welcome back, Connor: Williams returns to prove he ‘hasn’t lost a step’
 MORGANTOWN, W.V. — Connor Williams can still block. And there’s no need to question whether his left knee can hold up on the
            dance floor, either. Texas rushed for 233 yards and didn’t allow a sack in Saturday’s 28-14 win at West Virginia’s Milan Puskar Stadium. For the
            first time in over...

Posted: 4 days ago

MORGANTOWN, W.V. — Connor Williams can still block. And there’s no need to question whether his left knee can hold up on the dance floor, either. Texas rushed for 233 yards and didn’t allow a sack in Saturday’s 28-14 win at West Virginia’s Milan Puskar Stadium. For the first time in over...