Found April 04, 2014 on Football Nation:
The 2014 season for the Texas Longhorns will begin the dawn of a new era in the rich history of Texas’ football. The Longhorns will enter the 2014 season with a new coach for the first time since the 1998 season. Mack Brown stepped down this offseason due to a span of four down seasons at Texas. The Longhorns will welcome former Louisville Coach Charlie Strong to the sidelines this season and the atmosphere of Texas football is sure to change. The Longhorns under Brown had entered a stage of relaxation and this was causing issues internally and on the field of play. Strong was brought in to bring back the toughness and fire that has been missing since the 2009 season in which Texas played in the national championship game. The 2014 Longhorns will have a different look, but what should we expect this upcoming season for the Longhorns? I feel you will see a new sense of urgency on both offense and defense in 2014. Players will not feel a sense of entitlement like in previous years. Br...

Texas spent big bucks to find new coach Charlie Strong

Texas football is big business. And to be big, the Longhorns spend big. Following Mack Brown's retirement, Texas paid a search firm $266,990 to help find its new head coach Charlie Strong, according to a report by USA Today. Invoices obtained by USA TODAY say that Korn/Ferry International billed Texas $250,000 plus an administrative fee of 6 percent. That's pretty much...

Texas Paid Search Firm $267K To Help Hire Charlie Strong

Texas wanted to find the perfect head football coach, and they paid dearly to do so. According to USA Today, Texas paid $266,990 to a search firm to help find the right person for the job, according to invoices. The executive search firm Korn/Ferry International billed Texas $250,000 for helping hire coach Charlie Strong in January, plus an administrative fee of 6 percent — $15...

Real or fake? High schooler hits insane 75-foot shot

Here's a "selfie" you won't soon forget.Seen here is Texas Longhorns track star Jordan Larkins casually nailing a behind-the-back basketball shot from roughly 75 feet away.Impressive might be a bit of an understatement.Via Bleacher Report

Washington signs Colt McCoy

There’s a new backup quarterback in Washington. Colt McCoy, the former Texas Longhorns star who was a third-round pick of the Browns in 2010, signed with Washington today. McCoy hasn’t found much success so far in his NFL career. In three years with the Browns he started 21 games but struggled to find consistency as a passer.

Colt McCoy is a joke

Former Texas Longhorns QB Colt McCoy signs with Redskins — DFW Sports News (@SportsDayDFW) April 3, 2014 News that the Washington Redskins inked QB Colt McCoy to a deal reminds me of a joke I heard somewhere along the way. Colt McCoy heard screams for help as he was walking along a lake shore in Texas. He saw a woman and two little...

Early Enrollee L.J. Scott Making Some Noise In Spring Practice

Photo: Matt Willinger When Charlie Strong decided to leave Louisville for Texas in early January, the Cardinals entire recruiting class was in limbo. A handful of prospects decided to reopen their recruitment and later signed with another program, while some ultimately decided to remain with Louisville. Unfortunately there were a select few that didn’t have an option. Louisville...

Spring Position Outlook - Linebackers

We continued our Spring Position Outlook on Tuesday with a look at a defensive line that should be a strength for the Longhorns in 2014. Today we’ll look at position that should benefit from them, and that can also be an asset for Charlie Strong if everyone stays healthy.

OT Kent Perkins undergoes knee surgery, will miss remainder of spring practice

Texas sophomore offensive tackle Kent Perkins underwent successful arthroscopic knee surgery Friday and will miss the remainder of spring practice, according to Texas Head Athletic Trainer for Football Anthony Pass. The sophomore tackle sustained the injury near the beginning of spring practice, according to head coach Charlie Strong. Perkins is expected to return for fall camp...

OU-Texas Gets Sponsor... Game Now Called AT&T Red River Showdown

Same classic game with a re-energized brand: the 2014 annual meeting between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns is now the AT&T Red River Showdown.AT&T Inc., the University of Oklahoma and The University of Texas today announce the updated name as part of a brand refresh for the series, which includes a new game logo and individual team marks.Comment »
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