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BWG Invades Your Earholes 02.14.18

On this week’s Pretend We’re Football, Will, Tim, and I discuss how we’d like to be executed as a way to put off talking about basketball, but we discussed the state of the Texas Longhorns, their tournament chances, and which of us is most likely to steal another person’s skin. It was a cheerful episode. On Chad & Kevin, we discussed the lonely IT world I work in and if it’s...
Via Barking Carnival
3 days ago

Yes, Bellmont Is Still Rich

Yes, the athletic department is still posting staggering financial numbers. Texas’ new revenue total is the largest single-year amount for a Division I public school. The University of Texas athletics department reported about $215 million in operating revenues for the 2017 fiscal year, against $207 million in operating expenses, USA Today reports. This marks the first time...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
3 days ago

Texas set to host several key 2019 targets for junior day

A small army of potential Longhorns will be in Austin over the weekend for Texas’ junior day. It’s that time of the year again. Over the weekend, Tom Herman and his staff will host a multitude of prospects for the Texas Longhorns junior day, marking the first major visit weekend of the 2019 cycle. Thus far, upwards of 20 Texas targets are set to tour the Forty Acres over the weekend...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
3 days ago

Baylor hires former Longhorn Frank Okam as DL coach

Matt Rhule has added to his coaching staff, and he’s chosen a former Texas Longhorn. According to SicEm365’s Colt Barber, Baylor has hired Frank Okam to be the team’s new defensive line coach. Okam spent the 2016 and 2017 seasons at Rice in the same position.   Okam helped the Longhorns win the 2005 BCS National […]
Via Heartland College Sports
3 days ago

NBA Draft Tracker: Texas F Mohamed Bamba

Texas 7-footer Mohamed Bamba is one of the top freshman in the country and has the potential to be a double-double machine in the NBA.
Via CSN Chicago
3 days ago

Texas adds preferred walk-on LS Justin Mader

The Longhorns now have more depth at an important position. On Thursday, Magnolia long snapper Justin Mader announced that he will join the Texas Longhorns football program: The 6’0, 215-pounder will be a preferred walk-on for head coach Tom Herman and special teams coach Craig Naivar. A 2018 Under Armour All-American, Mader visited Austin shortly before National Signing Day. Mader...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Texas confirms that Corby Meekins will coach WRs

The former tight ends coach will also help out with special teams. The shuffling of the Texas Longhorns coaching staff caused by the hire of co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Herb Hand was officially completed on Thursday when the school revealed that former tight ends coach Corby Meekins will coach wide receivers with Drew Mehringer. Meekins will also help coach special...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

2018 Big 12 baseball preview: Texas Longhorns

With the college baseball season right around the corner, we start previewing every team in the Big 12. Here’s a closer look at the Texas Longhorns. 2017 Record: 39-24 (11-12 in Big 12 play), Runner-up in Long Beach Regional Head Coach: David Pierce, 2nd season (39-24) Last NCAA Regional appearance: 2017 Big 12 Coaches Prediction: […]
Via Heartland College Sports
2 days ago

Opening Day 2018 - ‘Horns start the season with a three game set against the Ragin’ Cajuns

Coach Pierce and the No. 20 Longhorns look to get off to a strong start at home against Louisiana-Lafayette. First Pitch - 6:30pm CT The off-season is officially over and opening day is finally upon us. After a tough end to last season, the 2018 campaign could not get here fast enough for coach Pierce and Texas Longhorns baseball. Texas opens up tonight against a pretty good Louisiana...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Texas starts the season with a three-game set against UL-Lafayette

Coach Pierce and the No. 20 Longhorns look to get off to a strong start at home against the Ragin’ Cajuns. The first pitch is at 6:30 p.m. CT. The off-season is officially over and opening day is finally upon us. After a tough end to last season, the 2018 campaign could not get here fast enough for coach David Pierce and Texas Longhorns baseball. Texas opens up tonight against a...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Versatile ATH Jaren Mangham picks up Texas offer

The Texas native continues to add major offers with Texas becoming the latest to extend an invitation. The Texas Longhorns latest offer was extended all the way across the country to versatile Detroit (Mi.) Cass Technical athlete, Jaren Mangham, he announced on Friday. With Texas in the mix, Mangham is now up to 37 total offers, including invitations from Florida, Florida State...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Previewing Texas vs. Oklahoma, with a bonus look at the surprisingly porous Longhorn defense

The Longhorns head to Norman on Saturday. The game tips off at 11 a.m. CT, and airs on ESPN. Oh, man. Things haven't been going very well for the Texas Longhorns these days, but there are still some games to play and still a little bit of time to turn the season around. The Longhorns head to Norman on Saturday to face the Oklahoma Sooners (16-9; 6-7), a team that has faced its own...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

Texas set to host several key targets for junior day

A small army of potential Longhorns will be in Austin over the weekend for the Texas junior day. It’s that time of the year again. Over the weekend, Tom Herman and his staff will host a multitude of prospects for the Texas Longhorns junior day, marking the first major visit weekend of the 2019 cycle. Thus far, upwards of 70 Texas targets representing the 2019, 2020 and 2021 classes...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
3 days ago

Former Texas RB/H-back Chris Warren III’s academic issue forced declaration for NFL Draft

The decision not to transfer now makes more sense. After a poor academic semester last fall, former Texas Longhorns running back/H-back Chris Warren III opted to declare for the 2018 NFL Draft instead of transferring as originally planned, he told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Wednesday. “Some things got to me and threw me off a little bit,” Warren said. “My schedule and routine...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
2 days ago

WATCH: Tom Herman discusses the February Texas offensive signees

The Longhorns head coach provided insight on Keaontay Ingram, Joshua Moore, and Christian Jones. During a post-National Signing Day appearance on Longhorn Network, Texas Longhorns head coach Tom Herman shared his thoughts on the three offensive signees — Carthage running back Keaontay Ingram, Yoakum wide receiver Joshua Moore, and Houston Cy Woods offensive tackle Christian Jones...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

WATCH: LHN Digital Highlights Texas vs Louisiana

The Texas Longhorns opened up the 2018 season with a 3-0 victory over Louisiana.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas tops UL-Lafayette 3-0 in the season opener

Nolan Kingham sets a new career high with 10 K’s over 8 shutout innings. The Longhorns picked up a much needed win on opening day for the first time since 2015 as the Longhorns beat the Ragin’ Cajuns 3-0 behind a strong start from Nolan Kingham, and a great night at the plate for Masen Hibbeler in his Longhorn debut. Final line for Kingham: 8 IP, 3 H, 0 BB, 0 ER, 10 K Right off...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Longhorns get critical win in Norman, as Texas takes down No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66

Texas’ bubble hasn’t burst yet, as the ‘Horns never trailed against the Sooners. Texas Longhorns basketball may have prevented its bubble from bursting on Saturday afternoon, as Shaka Smart’s team took down No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66 in Norman. It was the ‘Horns’ first win since beating Oklahoma in Austin on February 3, snapping a three game losing streak. After a players only meeting...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Osetkowski scores 21 as Texas tops No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Dylan Osetkowski scored 21 points, Texas slowed national scoring leader Trae Young, and the Longhorns beat No. 23 Oklahoma 77-66 on Saturday to extend the Sooners’ losing streak to five games. Young, a freshman point guard, scored 26 points on 7 for 21 shooting. Christian James scored 11 points and was the only other Sooner to score in double figures. Kerwin...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

VCU Basketball season hampered by unrealistic expectations

Saturday afternoon against George Washington was just the latest chapter in a disappointing season for VCU. The Rams did not enter the year with lofty expectations given the fact they were on their third head coach in four years. But Will Wade and Shaka Smart both were able to find immediate success with the program and continue on the staples that have defined this program, NCAA...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: LHN Digital Highlights: Texas vs Louisiana

The Texas Longhorns remain undefeated for the 2018 season, after a walk off home run by sophomore outfielder Austin Todd.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Austin Todd’s walk-off home run lifts the Longhorns past UL-Lafayette 5-3

The Texas Longhorns exhibited some last inning magic to take a 2-0 series lead and remain undefeated Heading into the top of the ninth inning, all the signs pointed to Texas winning based on their winning formula in years past – with efficient pitching and solid defense. Head coach David Pierce decided to go to the bullpen and call on the almost always reliable closer Beau Ridgeway...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
17 hours ago
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