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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
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Football: The New and Improved Va Tech

Pre-1999, UVA was the football powerhouse in Virginia, with Va Tech as the “other” school.  Aaron Brooks, Thomas Jones, and just about every other legitimate talent went to UVA.  In fact, some Vick guy committed to Tech because his fellow district rival, Virginia Mr. Football and Basketball, Ronald Curry initially committed to UVA.  Then the unfortunate injury happened. ...
Via Football Nation
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas keeps NCAA hopes alive, beats No. 14 Baylor

Isaiah Taylor made a tear-drop shot in the lane with 4.8 seconds remaining to give Texas a 61-59 victory over No. 14 Baylor in overtime, snapping the Bears' four-game winning streak and the Longhorns' four-game losing streak. Texas (18-12) improved to 7-10 in the Big 12 with one game remaining, keeping its hopes for an NCAA tournament bid alive. Last season, Oklahoma State became...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brawl in Texas/Baylor Game Results in Seven Players Getting Ejected

At this time of the year it is understandable if teams are a little more testy especially if they are on the bubble like the Texas Longhorns. To have a shot of making the Tournament this season the Longhorns need a big time win and they got it Monday night with a 61-59 upset win over No. 14 Baylor.However, as important as the win is fans are going to be talking more about the bench...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas beats No. 14 Baylor in OT to snap four-game losing streak

  Isaiah Taylor made a tear-drop shot in the lane with 4.8 seconds remaining to give Texas a 61-59 victory over No. 14 Baylor in overtime, snapping the Bears' four-game winning streak and the Longhorns' four-game losing streak. Texas (18-12) improved to 7-10 in the Big 12 with one game remaining, keeping its hopes for an NCAA tournament bid alive. Last season, Oklahoma State became...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas keeps NCAA hopes alive, beats No. 14 Baylor 61-59

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Isaiah Taylor made a tear-drop shot in the lane with 4.8 seconds remaining to give Texas a 61-59 victory over No. 14 Baylor in overtime, snapping the Bears' four-game winning streak and the Longhorns' four-game losing streak. Texas (18-12) improved to 7-10 in the Big 12 with one game remaining, keeping its hopes for an NCAA tournament bid alive. Last season, Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Matte Black Texas Longhorns Concept Helmet Is Mean

This matte black Texas Longhorns concept helmet is mean looking.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

College Baseball Notebook: Week Three

Cold and rainy= baseball cancelled across the country A winter storm and an all-around rainy weekend around the South and Southeast made for a weekend set up for upsets and missed games. In Central and South Texas, the Texas Longhorns cut their weekend short by two games and Texas A&M Corpus Christi only got to play one of their three scheduled against UT Arlington. On the East...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas' Jonathan Holmes Ejected After Throwing Strong Elbow vs. West Virginia

Texas forward Jonathan Holmes was shoved in the back by the Mountaineers' Devin Williams last night.He responded with this elbow.Yeah, that response gets you run.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Forward Jonathan Holmes Ejected for Throwing Elbow at West Virginia's Devin Williams

This is a perfect example of why it is always a bad idea to retaliate. West Virginia's Devin Williams gives Texas' Jonathan Holmes a good shove and nearly knocks him over so what does Holmes do? He throws a well-deserved elbow in retaliation, but who gets caught and ejected from the game? Holmes.Is it right? Absolutley. He broke a rule that warrants an ejection, but it wouldn't have...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas' Jonathan Holmes ejected for throwing hard elbow on WVU player (VIDEO)

Late in the first half of the Texas Longhorns' game against West Virginia, Texas forward Jonathan Holmes was pushed in the back by the Mountaineers' Devin Williams.The shove was a little hard, but not as stiff as the elbow Holmes throws in retaliation. Holmes connected right on Williams' chin, and that earned him a flagrant-2 foul and an ejection.  But, from this angle, it looks...
Via The Other Paper
8 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star In-State Quarterback Shane Buechele Committed To Texas Tonight

Adding a highly-rated quarterback early in the recruiting process is always a good thing for a college football program. Texas snagged a 4-star in-state commitment at the position on Monday night when Arlington (Tex.) Lamar junior quarterback Shane Buechele announced his commitment to the Longhorns.  Blessed to say I have officially committed to the University of Texas! #HookEm...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  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 Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Stein Will Join Charlie Strong’s Staff At Texas

Photo: Andy Lyons – GettyFormer Louisville quarterback and graduate assistant Will Stein announced on Sunday afternoon that he will be leaving the Cardinal program to join Charlie Strong’s staff at Texas. After graduating from Louisville in 2013, Stein spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant for the football program. He spent one season under Strong and was a part...
Via The Cardinal Connect
9 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Midlands Recruiting Notebook

Texas Busy with Offers Wednesday proved to be a busy day as the Texas Longhorns extended some key in-state offers, here is a quick look at some of those offers. RB Trayveon Williams - A 5-foot-9, 180-pound running back from Houston (Texas) C.E. King has been picking up a ton of offers, but the one fron the Longhorns was certainly big heading on to a weekend where he is visiting TCU for...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubble Game Viewer’s Guide: Key Bubble Battlegrounds For The Next 3 Nights

This past Sunday stood exactly one month from Selection Sunday. While some teams feel strongly about their candidacies for the NCAA tournament, others do not have the same sentiment and have some work to do. Here is a list of games in the heart of the week that could have some strong bubble implications. TONIGHT St. Johns at Georgetown – After a pretty strong non-conference showing...
Via The Student Section
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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