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Photo credit: Brendan Maloney After being left off the 2-deep depth chart which was released on Monday, senior defensive tackle Ashton Dorsey will transfer from the University of Texas.  The decision was announced on Tuesday morning, and confirmed by head coach Mack Brown, just 4 days before the team kicks off the 2013 season against New Mexico State. Dorsey played high school football at John Tyler High School (Tyler, TX) and was a consensus 4-star recruit out of high school.  He played in 30 games in his career at Texas, starting in 6 of them.  His decision to transfer comes as a surprise particularly because of his senior status and 3 years of eligibility used, but the 6-2, 296 pound Dorsey had been nursing a calf injury.  Not sure if the injury was lingering from last season, but Dorsey missed four games last season with a similar injury. His player profile was almost immediately wiped off the Texas website after the announcement this morning. Speculation aside on the...

Texas DT Dorsey to transfer

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...

Is Texas' Mac Brown in his last season?

He's been bleeding burnt orange for nearly 20 years as headcoach...but will 2013 be the season University of Texas coach MackBrown re-establishes his team as tough contenders in college footballonce again?Last year the Longhorns left their marks in the sand with an improved(but not ideal) 9-4 record, topping their 5-7 and 8-5 records inpreceding seasons.Although Mack Brown has...

Texas Longhorns Add Numbers To Helmet For 50th Anniversary Season (Photo)

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...

Longhorns turning up the tempo in 2013

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...

Texas Longhorns will wear retro helmets during opener to honor ’63 title team

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...

New Mexico St.-Texas Preview

Texas is looking to climb back into the national championship conversation behind a new up-tempo offense. The Longhorns' fate may rest in the hands of David Ash, who is hoping to take the next step in his third season under center. Ash tries to lead No. 15 Texas to a 14th consecutive season-opening victory Saturday night against visiting New Mexico State. While the Longhorns...

Video: Texas Coach Mack Brown Tells Band That The Longhorns Are Good, Will Win Saturday

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...

Photo: Texas To Wear Helmets With Player Numbers On The Side For 2013 Opener

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 —...

Photo: Texas Longhorns to sport numbers on helmets honoring 1963 team

In order to commemorate Texas' 1963 national championship, the Longhorns will have numbers on their helmets for the season opener against New Mexico State.

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‘Horns throwin’ it back in season opener to honor 1963 National Championship team

When the Texas Longhorns take the field Saturday against the New Mexico State Aggies they will do so wearing throwback helmets in honor of the 1963 National Championship football team.  The helmets will donn the traditional burnt orange longhorn silhouette but will be accompanied by player numbers on top – circa 1963.  According to head coach Mack Brown, it will be up to the...
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