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Texas says QB Heard has 'minor' shoulder sprain

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas quarterback Jerrod Heard has a minor sprain of his throwing shoulder and there is no timetable for his return, the school announced Thursday. Head Athletic Trainer Anthony Pass said Heard has started rehab for the injury. Although not considered serious, the injury could be a setback for Heard, who is competing with senior Tyrone Swoopes and freshman...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Says Injury To QB Jerrod Heard’s Shoulder Is “Not Serious”

Breathe easy, Texas fans. Your quarterback is going to be fine.  The Longhorns said this morning that the injury to sophomore quarterback Jerrod Heard’s shoulder is “not serious.” Heard injured his shoulder in practice on Tuesday. The injury is believed to be a shoulder strain.  There is no specific timetable for his return to the practice field, though.  UT says QB Jerrod...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB Jerrod Heard injures shoulder during practice

University of Texas quarterback Jerrod Heard injured his shoulder during Tuesday’s Spring practice. The university released this information Wednesday, but was very vague in their description. The statement the school submitted was a simple one, saying only that Heard “is being evaluated at this time”. Before today, it seemed that the redshirt sophomore had practically secured...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB Jerrod Heard having injured shoulder evaluated

Texas Longhorns sophomore quarterback Jerrod Heard suffered a shoulder injury in practice Tuesday, the university announced Wednesday.Heard is competing with senior Tyrone Swoopes and freshman Shane Buechele for the starting job.In 12 games as a redshirt freshman last season, Heard completed 92 of his 159 pass attempts for 1,214 yards and five TDs. He threw five interceptions. He...
Via Fox Sports
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas says QB Heard injured shoulder

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas quarterback Jerrod Heard, who is in a three-way competition for the starting job, injured a shoulder in spring practice. The school said Wednesday that the injury happened Tuesday and that Heard was being evaluated, but released no other details. Heard, a sophomore, is competing with senior Tyrone Swoopes and freshman Shane Buechele for the starting job...
Via AP on Fox
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas high schooler recorded an astonishing number of consecutive outs via strikeout

On Monday, Dallas Jesuit High School pitcher (and outfielder) Kyle Muller struck out the first 18 batters he faced in a 21-punchout performance, but it's what he did earlier that makes the feat even more incredible.SportsDay reports that in Muller's previous start on March 18, he pitched five innings and recorded all 15 outs on strikeouts. In his start before that, he finished with...
Via Fox Sports
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

UConn heads to 9th straight Final Four after beating Texas

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) UConn's headed back to the Final Four again thanks to its stellar senior class of Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson. The All-American trio took over when Texas was making a run in the third quarter to help UConn to the 86-65 victory Monday night, sending the Huskies to the national semifinals. ''We're the seniors, and we've got to make big...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Schooling, Licon push Texas to record 12th national title

ATLANTA (AP) Joseph Schooling won the 200-yard butterfly and Will Licon took the 200 breastroke in record-setting performances, helping Texas run away with its second straight NCAA swimming and diving title., Coach Eddie Reese, in his 38th year at Texas, passed Ohio State's Mike Peppe with 12 national titles, the most in NCAA history. The Longhorns are tied with Michigan for the...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Longhorns come from behind to beat UCLA in Sweet 16

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Texas' goal all season has been to make it to a regional final.Mission accomplished.Imani Boyette scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the second-seeded Longhorns to a come-from-behind 72-64 win over UCLA on Saturday in the Sweet 16.Brooke McCarty added 15 points for Texas (31-4), which will play for the first time since 2003 in a game that could...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Haas, Schooling help Texas keep pace for 12th national title

ATLANTA (AP) Townley Haas set a U.S. record in the 200-yard freestyle and Singapore's Joseph Schooling broke a national mark in the 100 butterfly Friday to help Texas build on its commanding lead in the NCAA swimming and diving championships. The Longhorns, going for their second straight national title and 12th overall, had 366 points - 95 ahead of California. Florida was third...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA-Texas Preview

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Texas and UCLA bring two rising programs into their NCAA regional semifinal Saturday. The second-seeded Longhorns (30-4) are in the Sweet 16 for the second consecutive year. The Bruins (26-8) have the nation's second-longest postseason winning streak after winning the WNIT a year ago. Texas has been steadily improving in the four years Karen Aston has been...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

UCLA and Texas play in Bridgeport's "other" semifinal

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) Texas and UCLA bring two rising programs into their NCAA regional semifinal Saturday. The second-seeded Longhorns (30-4) are in the Sweet 16 for the second consecutive year. The Bruins (26-8) have the nation's second-longest postseason winning streak after winning the WNIT a year ago. Texas has been steadily improving in the four years Karen Aston has been...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jason Day wins his match and hurts his back

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Jason Day has been exchanging text messages with Tiger Woods on all things golf, so perhaps he could lean on Woods for his latest issue. A bad back. Day never saw it coming in the Dell Match Play. One minute he was tapping in for par to keep his 3-up lead over Graeme McDowell, and a minute later he was reaching toward his lower back. The pain was far more obvious...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas takes early lead in NCAA men's swimming

ATLANTA (AP) Freshman Townley Haas swam a blistering second leg to help Texas break the NCAA record in the 800-yard freestyle relay and take the early points lead in its title defense in the men's swimming and diving championships. Haas completed his 200-yard leg in 1 minute, 30.52 seconds - a record for a program that has produced 39 Olympians who've combined for 42 gold medals...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong says Texas will ‘steamroll everyone’

The Texas Longhorns have a lot to look forward to in 2016, namely reeling in the No. 11 recruiting class in the country, and head coach Charlie Strong is feeling pretty good about his team’s future. According to Brian Davis of The Austin-American Statesman, Strong went so far as to say that Texas was “going to steamroll everyone” once the Longhorns’ turnaround was in full...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury On Charlie Strong’s Comments: “It’s Not April Fools Yet, Is It?”

This past Monday, Texas head coach Charlie Strong reportedly told the school’s faculty council that the Longhorns are poised to “steamroll” everyone once they turn the corner. Another head coach in the state of Texas was asked about the comment Wednesday, and gave an interesting response. As Coaching Search points out, Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury, after being told...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Says Texas Is “Going To Steamroll Everyone”

Charlie Strong is excited about Texas’ latest recruiting class and the future of the Longhorns’ football program. After reeling in the No. 11 class in the country earlier this year, according to 247 Sports’ composite rankings, the roster is undoubtedly more talented than it was last season. And with that talent comes expectation. On Monday, while speaking with the university...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Muscular No. 10 Missouri's size a concern for No. 2 Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) When Texas coach Karen Aston scans the muscular Missouri lineup, all she sees is size - lots of it. And after watching the No. 10 Tigers physically pummel No. 7 BYU, Aston knows the No. 2 seed Longhorns are going to have their hands full Monday night, especially with Missouri's 6-foot-1 freshman guard Sophie Cunningham. The winner earns a berth in the NCAA Tournament...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri-Texas Preview

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) When Texas coach Karen Aston scans the muscular Missouri lineup, all she sees is size - lots of it. And after watching the No. 10 Tigers physically pummel No. 7 BYU, Aston knows the No. 2 seed Longhorns are going to have their hands full Monday night, especially with Missouri's 6-foot-1 freshman guard Sophie Cunningham. The winner earns a berth in the NCAA Tournament...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama St.-Texas Preview

(AP) - Texas was a bit of a surprise to reach the Sweet 16 last season. This year the Longhorns expect nothing less and hope for a whole lot more. The fourth season in coach Karen Aston's rebuilding project saw Texas cruise through most of the regular season - three tough losses to Big 12 rival Baylor notwithstanding - as the program continues its march back to be among the nation...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas and Aston expecting deeper tournament run in 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Texas Longhorns were a bit of a surprise to reach the Sweet 16 last year. This year they expect nothing less and hope for a whole lot more. The fourth season in coach Karen Aston's rebuilding project saw Texas cruise through most of the regular season - three tough losses to Big 12 rival Baylor notwithstanding - as the program continues its march back to...
Via AP on Fox
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

This Custom Texas Helmet Sticks Is Inspired By The Longhorns Traditional Look

Texas is one of the more traditional programs in college football, and with that tradition comes instantly identifiable uniforms. Custom helmet maker JVince11 created a new Longhorn lid, remixing some of the past looks. Using chrome decals, he put numbers above the iconic longhorn logo. The look is a little busier than the normal Texas helmets, but we think it’s interesting. ...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas vs. Northern Iowa – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/TexasMBB The 2016 NCAA Tournament Bracket was revealed Sunday evening on CBS. The Texas Longhorns, out of the Big 12, earned the 6-seed in the West region, where they will face the eleventh-seeded Northern Iowa Panthers, out of the Missouri Valley Conference. The Longhorns (20-12) were knocked out in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 tournament by 1-seeded Baylor, while the...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Put On Pads For The First Time Thursday

Texas fans can breathe easy knowing the 2016 college football season is a little closer than it was yesterday, and that the Longhorns practiced in pads for the first time on Thursday.  Texas released this awesome, hard-hitting video on Twitter to spread the joy.  VIDEO: The Longhorns put on the pads for the first time this afternoon during practice #3. #HookEm #Believehttps:/...
Via College Spun
March 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong says Texas’ QB competition is ‘wide open’

Texas coach Charlie Strong met with reporters recently and said that the race for the Longhorns’ starting quarterback’s job was “wide open,” according to Max Olson of ESPN. Strong said that the race, set to be between senior Tyrone Swoopes, redshirt sophomore Jerrod Heard and four-star freshman Shane Buechele, would be decided upon by new offensive coordinator Sterlin Gilbert...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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