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The Texas Football Team Sent Rooster Teeth A Signed Ball To Pay Tribute To The Late Monty Oum

Two weeks ago, world-famous web animator Monty Oum, who worked for an Austin-based production company called Rooster Teeth, passed away unexpectedly after suffering an allergic reaction during a routine medical procedure that left him in a coma. In response, his employer asked that anyone who was looking to pay tribute did so creatively – instead of simply sending flowers or gifts...
Via College Spun
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Sooners Take Advantage of Texas Miscues to Down Longhorns 71-69

This is the kind of game that can get a head coach fired. The Texas Longhorns could have beat the Sooners Tuesday night, but they didn't falling to Oklahoma 71-69 after a late run by the Sooners gave them control of the game.While the Longhorns did play probably their best first half of ball on the road all season, it is the inability to keep control down the stretch that cost the...
Via FatManWriting
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas QB Signee Kai Locksley Says That He’s Already Put On A ‘Solid’ 10 Pounds During Offseason Training

One of the major concerns for incoming freshmen in college football, especially quarterbacks, is their ability to withstand the punishment against more developed athletes. Texas signee Kai Locksley may not start from day one in Austin, but he’s already making strides during off-season training. Locksley tweeted that he has put on 10 pounds and is up to 205 after just two weeks...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bubble Viewer’s Guide: The Final Week Of February

With the bubble season ramping up as the conference tournaments approach, here is a list of “bubbly” games to watch this week in college basketball: TUESDAY Texas A&M at Arkansas – Texas A&M has won four of its six games in February, after losing only two games in January. One of those was an overtime loss to Kentucky. With a strong SEC performance, the Aggies appear...
Via The Student Section
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles Cost Texas a Four-Star Running Back Commit

The Texas Longhorns have had some great running backs over the years. Among some of the more widely recognizable faces are guys like Early Campbell, Eric Metcalf, Ricky Williams, and more recently Jamaal Charles. In fact, it is because of Charles that one high school running back said he chose not to go to Texas.His logic is hard to argue with especially when you consider where he...
Via FatManWriting
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend Bubble Watch: It’s Now or Never for Texas in 2015

A year ago, the Texas Longhorns were expected to crash and burn. Instead, they made their way to the NCAA tournament, and Rick Barnes appeared to have rescued himself in Austin. This season, the exact opposite could happen, but this bubble weekend gives the Horns a chance to avoid a miserable Selection Sunday afternoon in front of CBS cameras. * Texas travels to Lawrence on Saturday...
Via The Student Section
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend Bubble Watch: It’s Now or Never for Texas in 2015

A year ago, the Texas Longhorns were expected to crash and burn. Instead, they made their way to the NCAA tournament, and Rick Barnes appeared to have rescued himself in Austin. This season, the exact opposite could happen, but this bubble weekend gives the Horns a chance to avoid a miserable Selection Sunday afternoon in front of CBS cameras. * Texas travels to Lawrence on Saturday...
Via Bloguin Best
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Texas Star Vince Young to Take Part in Veteran Combine in Arizona Next Month

The NFL makes a lot of bad decisions, but it made a brilliant one when it decided to hold special veteran combines. What better way for teams to see if players that have been out of the game for any amount of time are worth giving another chance than by putting them back through the same paces they did when these guys were bright-eyed college kids with huge aspirations.It looks like...
Via FatManWriting
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Signee Tweets Photo Of New Black Matte Helmet, But It’s Just A Concept

We’re over a month into the college football offseason, which means that a number of programs will soon be releasing their 2015 uniform sets. Saturday, some Texas fans thought they might be getting a sneak peak at a new Longhorns helmet, via 2015 wide receiver signee Ryan Newsome. Turns out, though, that it’s just a very well-made concept helmet. Here’s Newsome’s tweet, which...
Via College Spun
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

LOOK: Matte Black Texas Longhorns Concept Helmet Is Mean

This matte black Texas Longhorns concept helmet is mean looking.
Via Gamedayr
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Have Sights Set on Strong Finish in Hopes of Making NCAA Tournament Field

Other than which player will line up under center for Charlie Strong’s football team in the season opener against Notre Dame on September 5th...
Via Athlon Sports
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Graphic Designer Releases 3 Texas Longhorns Concept Helmets

As far as we know, the Texas Longhorns don’t have any plans to release any alternate uniforms or helmets in 2015. But if they’re in the market, perhaps they should look up graphic designer Empire Graphics. This offseason, the design studio has released three different Longhorns concept lids – and they’re all very attractive. Check them out: Haven't posted up a helmet...
Via College Spun
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Incoming Oklahoma Wide Receiver Dede Westbrook Trolls Texas Longhorns on Twitter

The Oklahoma-Texas rivalry has always been a good one, but it didn't really take center stage until Texas A&M left the Big 12 for the SEC. Now it is one of the top rivalries in the region next to Baylor-TCU. Like any good rivalry, players from each side are prone to saying or tweeting things just to get under the skin of the other.Kind of like incoming Oklahoma wide receiver...
Via FatManWriting
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ash: “Sometimes I Miss Football So Bad I Could Die”

This time last year, Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash was prepping for what he hoped would be a promising 2014 season as the starter in Austin. A year later, not only is Ash not playing football for the squad – he most likely will never play again. Ash suffered numerous concussions in his short career, and after just one game last year, he was forced to hang it up for good...
Via College Spun
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Is Now Selling “5 Core Values” Shirts

Back in December, one Texas fan was spotted wearing a custom “5 Core Values” Longhorns jersey at the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl. The jersey is a play on head coach Charlie Strong’s five core values: honesty, treating women with respect, and no drugs, stealing or guns. Apparently, Texas liked the apparel, because the school is now selling a similar shirt in its bookstore. ...
Via College Spun
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Keyshawn Johnson Visited Texas Head Coach Charlie Strong Today

Former NFL star wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson is busy this weekend, taking 11 California high school football recruits on a tour of Division I programs in Texas and the Midwest. One of the prospects in the group is Keyshawn’s son, a four-star wide receiver. The contingent stopped at the University of Texas today, where Keyshawn spent time and took a picture with Longhorn head...
Via College Spun
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: The Texas Bench Went Absolutely Berserk After Cam Ridley Dunked On Someone

Texas leads Kansas State 54-45 in the second half of a game it needs to win in order to have a chance to make the NCAA Tournament. Cameron Ridley, the Longhorns junior big man, caught a pretty nasty alley-oop dunk moments ago, but the reaction of the Texas bench was even better than the jam itself. Anytime you can make a teammate fall over and look like he is going into convulsions...
Via College Spun
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Texas Longhorns QB David Ash Misses Football But He Enjoys Fishing

The Texas Longhorns entered last season thinking they were going to have veteran David Ash at quarterback, but concussion issues put an early end to his season and eventually his career. Stepping away from the game because of injuries is the worst way to do it. You still have the love of the game and the desire to play, but you cant because of your body.That kind of thing can really...
Via FatManWriting
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Tony Dungy Visited The Texas Football Program Today

Texas head coach Charlie Strong and his program have hosted multiple famous visitors recently, including former NFL wide receiver and current ESPN analyst Keyshawn Johnson.  Today, the Longhorns had company in the form of Tony Dungy, a former Super Bowl winning head coach who now serves as a member of NBC’s Football Night in America crew on Sunday nights.  Dungy spoke to the...
Via College Spun
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Should You Actually Be Considered A Texas Fan?

Texas has been down over the last few seasons, but with Charlie Strong at the helm, things should be heading in the right direction for the Longhorns program. In a few years, we expect plenty of fans to be back on the bandwagon of the state’s flagship program, as Texas competes for Big 12 and national titles again. Time to prove that you have never wavered from your loyalty to...
Via College Spun
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Football Released A “Winter Workout” Hype Video

Texas football will be looking to make great strides in 2015 after a lackluster first season under Charlie Strong. It looks like the players are motivated and ready to put in the work required. This week, Texas released a “Winter Workout Jam” hype video that shows all of the offseason training the players have put in. It’s an encouraging thing to see for Longhorns fans. Texas...
Via College Spun
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tony Dungy's Speech to the Texas Longhorns

On Monday former NFL head coach turned NFL studio analyst Tony Dungy was in Austin to visit the Texas Longhorns. Having celebrity guests is nothing new for the Longhorns program. Keyshawn Johnson recently stopped in and actor Mathew McConaughey among many others. Of any of the visitors the team has had Dungy is probable the one that is most relevant to what the players want to and...
Via FatManWriting
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Keyshawn Johnson On Visit With Charlie Strong: “I Wish I Could Have Played For Him In College”

Twitter/@Strong_TexasFB Former NFL star Keyshawn Johnson took his son and ten other California recruits on a tour of schools, including Texas, Texas A&M, Oklahoma, and Nebraska. Johnson had a chance to meet Longhorns coach Charlie Strong, and could not have been more impressed with the Texas head man. Johnson told Scout.com that he would have no problem sending his son to play...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Monte Morris Caps Iowa State Comeback Over Texas

The Texas Longhorns had a big lead pretty much all night against the Iowa State Cyclones in the Big 12 tournament. It was looking like Texas was on their way to cementing an NCAA tournament bid as they held a 10 point lead with 3:35 remaining. Then Texas decided to go all out Texas. Iowa State started chipping away. After four free throws, back to back 3s around a Texas turnover...
Via The Student Section
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Iowa State Knocks Texas Out of Big 12 Tournament With Buzzer Beating Jumper

The Texas Longhorns are one of those teams that could use a good run in the Big 12 Tournament in order to make a better case to the Selection Committee. A win against No. 12 Iowa State Thursday night would certainly help. For much of the game it looked like they were going to get it. At one point in the second half the Longhorns were up by 14, but Iowa State was able to storm back...
Via FatManWriting
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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