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Video: Texas Releases Game Of Thrones-Style Hype Video For Spring Football Game

HBO’s mega-hit show Game of Thrones returns on Sunday April 12, and millions of die-hard fans are excited, including the folks at Texas Athletics. To hype up the April 18 Orange and White scrimmage at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium, TexasSports.com put together this Thrones-inspired hype video, with the obvious title of “Football is Coming.” This begs the question...
Via College Spun
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Forgot QB Tyrone Swoopes’ First Name During Deposition

The strange case between Texas assistant coach Joe Wickline and Oklahoma State over a contract dispute got pretty comical during Longhorn head coach Charlie Strong’s deposition. When asked about quarterback Tyrone Swoopes, Strong totally blanked on his player’s first name. Oops. pic.twitter.com/iG5pyGsLQW — cuppycup (@cuppycup) April 10, 2015 Swoopes started 12 games for...
Via College Spun
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Community Congratulates Former Longhorn Jordan Spieth For Winning The Masters

Before Jordan Spieth became a professional golfer, before he won The Masters – which he did Sunday in dominating fashion, recording an -18 score – he was a Texas Longhorn.  The 21-year-old star attended the University of Texas for one year. He was a member of the Longhorns’ golf team, helping them win a national championship while receiving All-American honors.  Following...
Via College Spun
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Releases Spring Game Hype Video

Texas’ spring game, officially called the annual Orange-White Scrimmage, is set to take place this upcoming Saturday, April 18. The school is apparently doing all it can to drum up interest for the event. Monday, the school released its second hype video for the contest in as many weeks. This one was a bit more traditional, however, than the Game of Thrones themed clip from last...
Via College Spun
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas-Based Burger Chain Whataburger Weighs In On The Absence Of The Texas-Texas A&M Series

Popular Texas fast food chain Whataburger isn’t afraid to weigh in on the big issues in its community. Being a Texas company, those big issues are often football-based. Back in December, Whataburger was on Team Baylor when it came to the College Football Playoff. Now, the fine folks running the Twitter account want to see Texas and Texas A&M resume their long-standing rivalry...
Via College Spun
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Daylon Mack Is Having Fun With Charlie Strong’s “I Don’t Know If I Want To Go Walking Into College Station” Quote

Five star defensive tackle Daylon Mack is quickly becoming a fan favorite for Texas A&M faithful. When he’s not busy pushing his truck around on the side of the highway, Mack knows exactly how to give the fans what they want on social media. Today, he’s having some fun with a Charlie Strong quote that Texas A&M fans have been circulating around Twitter a lot over the...
Via College Spun
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack takes shot at Charlie Strong/Texas

Re-starting the Texas/Texas A&M rivalry has been a hot topic this week and Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack has gotten involved. In an ESPN article, Charlie Strong was quoted as saying… “Let me win some games first,” he said, jokingly. “Then I can push it. I don’t know if I want to go walking into College Station right now.” Not exactly a strong push for the game...
Via The Student Section
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jerrod Heard With Some Sweet Feet and Pinpoint Throws in Practice for the Texas Longhorns

Last season the Texas Longhorns were forced to shove Tyrone Swoopes out of the nest and in to the starting line-up when David Ash went down for the season. At times he looked like what the Longhorns needed behind center, but overall what they saw was not enough to secure him the job for next season. Heck, it wasn't enough for his head coach to even learn his name.Swoopes is in a...
Via FatManWriting
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Recruits Charles Omenihu, Kai Locksley Get Into It On Twitter With Texas A&M 5-Star DT Daylon Mack

Texas and Texas A&M might not have a football rivalry on the field anymore, but one certainly exists off of it.  Thursday night, Aggies’ five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack upset some Longhorns’ fans – and a couple players – with a tweet. Mack, a 6-foot-1, 330-pound defensive lineman pledged to Kevin Sumlin’s program, poked fun at Charlie Strong’s “I don’t...
Via College Spun
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Hopes He Doesn’t Have To Start A Freshman QB For Season Opener At Notre Dame

After an up-and-down first season for Charlie Strong’s Texas Longhorns, things won’t get much easier to kick off 2015. Texas opens the year at Notre Dame, and while Strong enjoyed watching the quarterback battle today, in a perfect world, he wouldn’t have to throw a freshman to the wolves in South Bend. Strong did say this on Heard and opener at Notre Dame: “I hope I don’t...
Via College Spun
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Signees Threw Up The Horns With Jamaal Charles At Today’s Spring Game

College football spring games are an occasion for well-known former players to visit their old program. Such was the case with Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles today when he made a trip to Austin to see his alma mater, the Texas Longhorns.  While he was on the sidelines, Charles posed for pictures with two Texas football signees from the 2015 class, defensive end Charles...
Via College Spun
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong says Tyrone Swoopes is Texas’ No. 1 QB

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong previously indicated Tyrone Swoopes might not have a firm grip on the starting quarterback job, when he said redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard was “closing the gap” in the competition. However, following Texas’ spring game on Saturday, Strong made it very clear who was leading the way right now. Tyrone Swoopes is the No. 1 quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Longhorns Head Coach Mack Brown in Dubai to Talk Texas Football

Mack Brown may be gone from the sideline for the Texas Longhorns, but he is far from forgotten. He has a day job with ESPN, but also has one as the special assistant to the University president (and earns a tidy salary of $500K/year for it). As it turns out, the position actually does entail him doing some work.Brown is currently in Dubai and trying to set the stage for the Longhorns...
Via FatManWriting
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Network’s Draft Coverage To Feature Texas’ Charlie Strong, Stanford’s David Shaw, Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald

We’re a little more than a week away from the start of the 2015 NFL Draft, which begins next Thursday in Chicago.  As it has done in past years, the NFL Network will feature college football coaches during its broadcast of the seven-round draft.  Stanford’s David Shaw, Texas’ Charlie Strong and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald will serve as analysts for the NFL Network over...
Via College Spun
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Is it a football game or something else Texas seeks with visit to Dubai?

When former Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown started tweeting pictures of himself and a contingent of UT officials in the sparkling city of Dubai, immediate speculation was that they were exploring the possibility of playing a football game in the Middle East.While so many programs are flocking to play games in the state of Texas to gain some leverage with the state's large reserves...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: The Footballs Texas Will Play With This Season Have Arrived and They’re Pretty Cool

Maybe you already know this, but unlike in the NFL, college football teams do not all play with the same ball.  The size and weight of the ball is universal, but teams can play with balls made by different manufacturers, so the look and feel of a ball can vary from program to program.  Here is the football Texas will be using this fall. It’s pretty cool.  The 2015 footballs...
Via College Spun
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema to serve as NFL draft analyst

The NFL Network previously announced a number of active college football coaches — Stanford’s David Shaw, Texas’ Charlie Strong and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald — will be part of the live television coverage of the annual NFL Draft from Thursday through Saturday. Shaw will participate in the Day 1 coverage, Strong on Day 2 (Rounds 2 and 3) and Fitzgerald for the draft’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns HC Charlie Strong Congratulates Wrong Malcolm Brown on Being Drafted

Oh Charlie. It was bad enough that he did not know who his starting quarterback was when he was asked under oath, but his latest good has to make you wonder just a little bit if he knows who his players are. What did he do this time?He congratulated the wrong player on being drafted in the first round Thursday night.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Coach Takes Shot At Bryce Petty’s Draft Selection

One member of the Texas Longhorns' coaching staff took a questionable shot at former Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty.
Via Gamedayr
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Head Coach Charlie Strong Must Be Sharing the Crazy Kool-Aid With His Staff

Texas is one of the premier college football programs in the nation. With the money the school has coming in and the rabid fan base in Austin there will never be a shortage of fans wanting to pack the stadium on game day. However, if they really want to become the best instead of just saying they are they may want to quit drinking the crazy Kool-Aid and win a few football games.Before...
Via FatManWriting
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas recruit trolls Texas A&M over draft

While the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies aren’t facing off on the football field, there is still a bit of an in-state rivalry. For evidence of that, look no further than a tweet from four-star safety DeShon Elliott. Elliot, a 2015 signee for the Longhorns, took to social media following the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft to troll the Aggies. The tweet showed a list...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Three bowl games added, total jumps to 42

According to a report from ESPN.com’s Brett McMurphy, the NCAA has certified three new bowl games. As a result, the total number of FBS bowl games that will take place during the postseason is 42. One of the new games will be The Cure Bowl at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. The Cure Bowl will feature teams from the Mountain West and Conference USA. The other two bowl...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas conversations ‘ongoing’ for game in Mexico City

With news that a college football bowl game could be heading to the land down under, the Texas Longhorns could be the next team to join the international fun. For the Longhorns, the game would come south of the border. During the Big 12 spring meetings in Phoenix, Texas athletic director Steve Patterson told Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com that the university is “still having conversations”...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Chancellor trolls Longhorn Network

Despite not playing in years and having no scheduled meetings in sight, there has been plenty of back-and-forth between the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies as they try to rekindle the rivalry. The latest shot between the two sides comes from Texas A&M chancellor John Sharp. While discussing the potential series between the Longhorns and Aggies, Sharp threw a jab at...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Official Takes Shot At Texas Longhorns Over TV Network

The feud between former rivals continues as a Texas A&M official took a shot at Texas over their television network.
Via Gamedayr
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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