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

Triplets of the Big 12: Is this the season Texas grows up on offense?
 We’re taking a tour of the top quarterback, running back and wide receiver of every Big 12 team. Today’s triplets: Texas. QB:
            Sam Ehlinger (2017 — 158 of 275 for 1,915 yards, 11 TDs and 7 INTs; Texas history — Started 6 games as a freshman and also was the Longhorns’
            leading rusher, becoming...

Posted: 11 hours ago

We’re taking a tour of the top quarterback, running back and wide receiver of every Big 12 team. Today’s triplets: Texas. QB: Sam Ehlinger (2017 — 158 of 275 for 1,915 yards, 11 TDs and 7 INTs; Texas history — Started 6 games as a freshman and also was the Longhorns’ leading rusher, becoming...
Triplets of the Big 12: Oklahoma State is looking to replace two offensive heavyweights
 We’re taking a tour of the top quarterback, running back and wide receiver of every Big 12 team. Today’s triplets: Oklahoma State. QB:
            Taylor Cornelius (2017 — 6 of 10 for 148 yards, including a 56-yarder, but made it into only 5 games; Texas history — Has never faced the
            Longhorns.) RB:
  ...

Posted: 2 days ago

We’re taking a tour of the top quarterback, running back and wide receiver of every Big 12 team. Today’s triplets: Oklahoma State. QB: Taylor Cornelius (2017 — 6 of 10 for 148 yards, including a 56-yarder, but made it into only 5 games; Texas history — Has never faced the Longhorns.) RB: ...
Texas A&M drops clues about new offense (here’s a hint: more run plays)
 Texas A&M’s coaches and players dressed in their normal maroon and white game-day attire Sunday morning and gathered en masse for a team photo in a corner of Kyle Field. Week two of preseason training camp was drawing to a close. The season is so, so close. The quarterback situation has yet to be decided — competition could continue...

Posted: 3 days ago

Texas A&M’s coaches and players dressed in their normal maroon and white game-day attire Sunday morning and gathered en masse for a team photo in a corner of Kyle Field. Week two of preseason training camp was drawing to a close. The season is so, so close. The quarterback situation has yet to be decided — competition could continue...
Baylor opts for double the practice time to kick off preseason camp
 Energywise, Baylor’s Matt Rhule was practically gutted as he stood against a wall in the Bears indoor practice complex. Rhule had paced the sidelines in the sun Friday for probably twice as long as most other head coaches in the country as his Bears kicked off preseason training camp. “I’m only good to stand for another...

Posted: 12 days ago

Energywise, Baylor’s Matt Rhule was practically gutted as he stood against a wall in the Bears indoor practice complex. Rhule had paced the sidelines in the sun Friday for probably twice as long as most other head coaches in the country as his Bears kicked off preseason training camp. “I’m only good to stand for another...
As training camp starts A&M’s starting quarterback race is dead heat
 New Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher acknowledged the obvious Thursday as the Aggies opened preseason training camp. He needs to find a starting quarterback. He has no idea who it will be when A&M kicks off the season at home, Aug. 30, against Northwestern State. But with four weeks to go before the season starts, there’s every reason to...

Posted: 13 days ago

New Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher acknowledged the obvious Thursday as the Aggies opened preseason training camp. He needs to find a starting quarterback. He has no idea who it will be when A&M kicks off the season at home, Aug. 30, against Northwestern State. But with four weeks to go before the season starts, there’s every reason to...