DUKE THOMAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Longhorns defense locks in a school record that no unit wants

No defensive unit in the history of Texas football has ever allowed more yards than the 2015 Longhorns.They locked in that infamous standing Saturday against Baylor, allowing 479 yards of total offense to bring Texas' season total to 5,431 yards of total offense allowed. Normally, giving up 479 yards against Baylor would be viewed as a significant triumph. But this wasn't the nation...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Benches clear in Baylor/Texas game

The Texas Longhorns have a surprising 17-0 lead midway through the second quarter against the tenth-ranked Baylor Bears. Late in the first quarter, the Bears threw an interception and one of their players seemed to let his frustration get the best of him. Wide receiver Lynx Hawthorne slammed Duke Thomas a few seconds after the whistle on the Texas sideline. That sparked the Texas...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Videos: Texas And Baylor Just Engaged In A Bench-Clearing Scuffle

Texas is destroying No. 12 Baylor, 17-0, after the first quarter. The score is ugly, but not as ugly as the bench-clearing incident which just occurred.  After Baylor reserve quarterback Lynx Hawthorne tossed an interception, the red-shirt junior chased down Texas DB Duke Thomas, who recorded the pick. Hawthorne slammed Thomas down near the Longhorns’ sideline, and some UT players...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas player can't believe Boyd didn't see issue with halftime tweet

Freshman defensive back Kris Boyd apparently didn't see anything wrong with hopping on Twitter as the Texas Longhorns trailed TCU 37-0 at halftime of Saturday's game.Boyd retweeted a tweet from an apparent Texas A&M fan who suggested he and fellow freshman Malik Jefferson transfer to Texas A&M. According to senior defensive back Duke Thomas, who spoke to the media during...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke Thomas: Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes is now a trash talker

It's not just the coaches who believe that the junior quarterback is a different player and person this year. If Texas Longhorns junior quarterback Tyrone Swoopes can hold off redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard and turn in a breakout season, it will be because of his Superman-like attributes. Now, that's not to suggest that Swoopes suddenly developed some incredible physical skills...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Preseason All-Big 12 team another indicator of Texas' talent shortage

What you are about to read is not a misprint: Cornerback Duke Thomas is the only Texas player to make the Preseason All-Big 12 team.Such a statement would be laughable in most years, but when the conference released the annual list Wednesday, the truth of where the Longhorns' roster stands in terms of talent compared to the rest of the Big 12 was hammered home yet again.One player...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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