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Mack Brown Turns Down SMU to Stay at ESPN

SMU is going to make sure they cover all their bases when searching for their new head football coach and that included calling former Texas head coach Mack Brown. SMU reached out to Brown recently to gauge his interested in returning to coaching and Brown has turned them down. The powers in place at SMU would have been silly not to at least give it a shot. SMU reportedly called Mack...
Via BlackSportsOnline
13 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Texas Longhorns Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
Via Athlon Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matthew McConaughey Gives Texas Longhorns a 'Wolf of Wall Street' Pep Talk

Actor and Texas native Matthew McConaughey paid a visit to the Texas Longhorns football squad the other day. He played the role of coach, in the sense that he was
Via Stack
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns, Bears face off at Darrell K. Royal

A very intriguing Big 12 conference game takes place this Saturday as the No. 7 ranked Baylor Bears visit Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium to take on their conference rival Texas Longhorns. Both football programs have been heading in different directions the past few years with the longtime powerhouse Longhorns struggling to remain relevant and the Bears consistently in the...
Via College Football Zealots
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew McConaughey Visits Texas Practice, Does ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Chant With Team

  Noted Texas Longhorns football fan Matthew McConaughey visited a team practice last week where... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Matthew McConaughey Beats Chest With Texas Longhorns

Matthew McConaughey beats his chest with the Texas Longhorns during practice. Here's video of his talk with the Horns.
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mack Brown tweets that he will decide on his coaching future in December

Former Texas Longhorns head coach Mack Brown’s name has come up for a few job openings in the past couple of weeks. Brown, who is now an analyst for ESPN, has been tight-lipped about if he would consider coaching again or if he will retire. Well on Wednesday, Brown was asked a by a fan on Twitter if he was still considering coaching. Brown told the fan that he will decide  his...
Via No Guts, No Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Longtime Longhorn Fan Matthew McConaughey Gives Team Speach Everyone Should Listen To

Typicaly whenever Matthew McConaughey comes to mind the only thing I expect to hear out of him is "right on, right on, right on" or something about how high school chicks stay the same age. Listening to him get deep and philosophical while talking to a bunch of football players is not something I'd expect.His speech to the Texas Longhorns after a practice last week...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Matthew McConaughey Gave Texas A Great Speech Before The Longhorns Crushed Kansas

Last week, Texas revealed that Academy Award winning actor Matthew McConaughey, also a huge UT fan, had stopped by to give the Longhorns a bit of a pep talk before their game against Kansas on Saturday. Wednesday night, the Longhorn Network posted the full video of McConaughey’s speech, which clearly worked, considering Texas blanked the Jayhawks 23-0.  McConaughey tells the team...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas vs. Baylor – Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Preview, Predictions

YouTube/Texas Baylor, a team that many believe is in the running to be selected for this year’s College Football Playoff, hasn’t faced very stiff competition so far this year – the Bears have beaten SMU, Northwestern State, Buffalo and Iowa State. That all changes this Saturday, when they head to Austin to take on Texas. No, these aren’t your Longhorns of old, but they do...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 Basketball Preview: #2 Texas Longhorns

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12 and now we turn our attention to the Big 12. The Texas Longhorns were one of the surprise teams in college basketball last season. With everybody returning and...
Via The Sports Bank
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns WR John Harris Proves Charlie Strong Still Has His Work Cut Out For Him

There is a good chance that Texas wide receiver John Harris is in Charlie Strong’s doghouse after Harris’s recent Baylor-bashing tweet.@dallasnews/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas WR John Harris Takes Bold and Irresponsible Dig at Baylor Bears

Texas might still be Texas but the Longhorns are undoubtedly not the superpower that existed... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Coach Charlie Strong On Facing Baylor: “We’re Going To Have To Play Above Our Heads”

Back in 2005, when Texas was on its way to a BCS National Championship win, and Baylor was 2-6 in Big 12 play, the notion that the Longhorns would ever openly admit to being outclassed by the Bears on paper probably seemed silly. Well, not even a decade later, that is where the college football world has gone. Charlie Strong had a press conference this afternoon, and admitted that...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with UT head coach Charlie Strong to discuss “Core Values”

The NFL has an image problem right now and is seeking help in varied places. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Executive VP of Football Operations, Troy Vincent met with University of Texas Longhorn’s coach, Charlie Strong on Sunday morning. Strong, known as a non-nonsense coach in the college ranks has dismissed nine players for failing to uphold his “Core Values” system...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell learns about Charlie Strong's 5 core values

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Texas coach Charlie Strong on Sunday to talk about the core values Strong uses to run his program. "We discussed setting standards, and taking a stand on who we are as football leaders," NFL executive vice president Troy Vincent told The Associated Press on Sunday. "Charlie Strong is doing that. It is a difficult process changing...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Met With Texas Coach Charlie Strong, Discussed Strong’s Core Values

On Thursday, it was reported that the NFL wanted to meet with Texas coach Charlie Strong and discuss his commitment to his five core values. Strong has been a strict disciplinarian ever since he arrived in Austin, making him a great person to talk to if you want to discuss things like discipline and integrity. According to a series of tweets sent out by former All-Pro defensive back...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong, Big 12 Coach Of The Year

Charlie Strong should be considered as a coach of the year candidate in the Big 12. A recent article on http://www.statesman.com/ reports that Strong, coach of the Texas Longhorns in the Big 12 conference, has more than doubled the number of random drug tests administered to his team. Combine this news with the fact that Strong has dismissed nine different players from the team...
Via Football Nation
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong is Excessively Drug Testing Longhorns

Charlie Strong’s main job at Texas is to be a football coach. #1 thing a football coach needs to do is win football games. Don’t be fooled when you hear stuff like coaches are supposed to make boys into men and all that stuff. That is just good PR and sound bites. #1 thing is to WIN, everything else is secondary. Charlie Strong focus appears to be cleaning up the program, which...
Via BlackSportsOnline
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Matthew McConaughey Spoke To The Texas Football Team Today

Texas alum Matthew McConaughey, now an Academy Award winner, is certainly no fair-weather Longhorns fan. Despite the team’s struggles this season, McConaughey made it clear today that he still supports his alma mater and new head coach Charlie Strong. The True Detective star stopped by Austin to talk to the squad Wednesday afternoon. Texas’ equipment Twitter account sent out...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas OT Kennedy Estelle becomes ninth player dismissed from team

Texas offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle has been kicked off the team, becoming the ninth Longhorns player to be dismissed since Charlie Strong took over as head coach this year. Estelle, a 6-7, 285-pound junior from Dawson, had been suspended since early September, and Strong said Monday he expected his opening-week starter to return to practice within the next few days. But the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas OT Kennedy Estelle Dismissed From The Longhorns Program For Violation Of Team Rules

At the beginning of September, Texas suspended offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle for a violation of team rules.  Estelle, the team’s starting left tackle heading into 2014, has now been dismissed from the Longhorns’ program.  Offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle, already suspended, has now been dismissed from the football team for a violation of team rules. — Longhorn Network...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Three suspended Texas starters will remain that way

For those Texas fans looking for some offensive help to return this week, and as it looks to continue its run to the College Football Playoff, you’re going to have to wait a bit longer. At his weekly Monday press conference, head coach Charlie Strong confirmed that any player who is currently suspended will remain that way. That means wide receiver Daje Johnson as well as offensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Quarterback Tyrone Swoopes “Expects” The Longhorns To Make The College Football Playoff

No one expects a player to admit that his team will not reach the highest level, especially not just four weeks into the season. However, it certainly seems unlikely that with two losses already, Texas will find a way into the inaugural College Football Playoff. Don’t tell that to quarterback Tyrone Swoopes, however: Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes said he “expects to be in the College...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB David Ash to retire from football

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong announced Wednesday that former starting QB David Ash would be giving up football. Strong said Ash approached him to let him know and that “we kind of saw this” coming. Ash missed 10 games last season due to concussions and even though he was medically cleared to play, he suffered yet another one during the game with North Texas. There...
Via NCAA Football Zone
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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