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Update: Apparently there’s a chance that these will be the helmets that the Longhorns will wear for all 2013 games — according to Mack Brown, the team will vote on them:
Earlier: The Texas Longhorns open their 2013 season this Saturday against New Mexico State in Austin this Saturday. To celebrate the new beginning, the team will be switching up its wardrobe for the opener — specifically, the Longhorns will be wearing special helmets with the players’ numbers on the sides, as opposed to their normal placement on the back on the helmet.
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Similar helmets were actually worn in a 2009 game vs Texas A&M — wearing the throwbacks again is a nice change of pace.
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The Texas Longhorns are joining the current trend in college football and changing up their uniforms. No they arent breaking out highlighter orange jerseys, even though that would be great, but they are adding something to their helmet.
The new helmet decal will feature the players’ jersey number above the Longhorn this season. Texas has done this once before during a game against...
THe University of Texas will proudly wear these throwback helmets during their season opener to honor the 50th anniversary of the 1963 Longhorns squad that brought home the university’s first collegiate title. The helmet features the iconic Longhorns logo, but with numeric decals placed above it on either side of the headpiece.
Texas coach Mack Brown is open to the team wearing...
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While the Longhorns...
Texas football coach Mack Brown appears very confident in his Longhorns this year. When addressing the student band earlier today, Brown was asked if the team was going to win this upcoming Saturday against New Mexico State. His response should give UT fans some confidence heading into the 2013 campaign:
When I’m asked, “How many do you think we win?’ What a dumb question...
In order to commemorate Texas' 1963 national championship, the Longhorns will have numbers on their helmets for the season opener against New Mexico State.
Texas senior defensive tackle Ashton Dorsey, a part-time starter last season, will transfer.
The Longhorns coach Mack Brown announced the move Tuesday but did not say where Dorsey would go. Dorsey has struggled with a calf injury in training camp and was not listed on the depth chart released Monday for this week's season-opener against New Mexico State.
Dorsey played in nine...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The name of the game for Texas this season is tempo. As in full-throttle, no-huddle, don't-stop-to-catch-your-breath pace of play.
The plan is to put pressure on defenses by snapping the ball so fast they don't have time to substitute and force them into personnel mismatches. Coach Mack Brown's goal is to average 80 or more plays from the line of...