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Suzanne Halliburton

College sports reporter

 Suzanne Halliburton primarily writes about college athletics and Lance Armstrong for the Austin American-Statesman. She's worked at the paper since 1986 and her writing has been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors, Women's Sports Foundation, Texas Managing Editors and Southwest APSE. She's known for her freakish memory and competitive shopping. She loves her dogs and would be a meteorologist if not for the whole sports-writing deal.  

Latest from Suzanne Halliburton

Big 12 may be shut out of NFL’s 1st round for first time in two decades
 You’ve probably noticed the abundance of mock drafts. From now until the end of April, we’ll all be playing a fluid game of first-round bingo as the hottest NFL prospects are slotted. You win — for now — if you’ve got Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett as the No. 1 overall player. The defensive end is the consensus...

Posted: 11 hours ago

You’ve probably noticed the abundance of mock drafts. From now until the end of April, we’ll all be playing a fluid game of first-round bingo as the hottest NFL prospects are slotted. You win — for now — if you’ve got Texas A&M’s Myles Garrett as the No. 1 overall player. The defensive end is the consensus...
Report: A&M could lose coordinator to Auburn
 Texas A&M offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone is a top candidate to take the same job at Auburn. That’s according to a report by 247sports.com. Auburn has an opening after Rhett Lashlee left to become the offensive coordinator at Connecticut. The 59-year-old Mazzone has been at A&M for only a year. He earned an $800,000 salary and received...

Posted: 14 hours ago

Texas A&M offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone is a top candidate to take the same job at Auburn. That’s according to a report by 247sports.com. Auburn has an opening after Rhett Lashlee left to become the offensive coordinator at Connecticut. The 59-year-old Mazzone has been at A&M for only a year. He earned an $800,000 salary and received...
Hottest player on PGA Tour qualified for Dell Match Play
 Justin Thomas, the hottest player on the PGA Tour, is now guaranteed a spot in March’s Dell Match Play tournament at Austin Country Club. Thomas moved to No. 8 in the world golf rankings, three days after he set the PGA Tour 72-hole scoring record to win the Sony Open in Hawaii. The 23-year-old Thomas made his Dell Match Play debut...

Posted: a day ago

Justin Thomas, the hottest player on the PGA Tour, is now guaranteed a spot in March’s Dell Match Play tournament at Austin Country Club. Thomas moved to No. 8 in the world golf rankings, three days after he set the PGA Tour 72-hole scoring record to win the Sony Open in Hawaii. The 23-year-old Thomas made his Dell Match Play debut...
UPDATE: A top OU freshman charged with 3 counts of armed robbery
 UPDATE: Parrish Cobb turned himself into Waco area police Tuesday night and was charged with three counts of armed robbery. Cobb still was in the McLennan County jail according to the Associated Press. UPDATE: Oklahoma suspended Parrish Cobb Tuesday night after a Waco newspaper reported that the Sooner freshman cornerback was set to turn...

Posted: 2 days ago

UPDATE: Parrish Cobb turned himself into Waco area police Tuesday night and was charged with three counts of armed robbery. Cobb still was in the McLennan County jail according to the Associated Press. UPDATE: Oklahoma suspended Parrish Cobb Tuesday night after a Waco newspaper reported that the Sooner freshman cornerback was set to turn...
After another 8-5 season A&M makes major change in strength program
 When Texas A&M started this past season on a six-game winning streak,  Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin often would point out that his Aggies had started to train differently. He specifically wanted the linemen to look more like those in the SEC. But the difference in training didn’t change the overall results. Sumlin is dealing with...

Posted: 6 days ago

When Texas A&M started this past season on a six-game winning streak,  Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin often would point out that his Aggies had started to train differently. He specifically wanted the linemen to look more like those in the SEC. But the difference in training didn’t change the overall results. Sumlin is dealing with...
Some of Rio’s Olympic stars swimming in Austin this weekend
 What memories. The Rio Olympics ended in the heat of August, with U.S. swimmers enjoying their best team performance since the 2000 Games. With 16, the Americans won almost half of the available gold medals. They earned 33 medals overall, the most of any U.S. squad. It’s now January. College teams still are two months away from the...

Posted: 7 days ago

What memories. The Rio Olympics ended in the heat of August, with U.S. swimmers enjoying their best team performance since the 2000 Games. With 16, the Americans won almost half of the available gold medals. They earned 33 medals overall, the most of any U.S. squad. It’s now January. College teams still are two months away from the...