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Baylor commit calls out Texas Longhorns fans

You have to love the rivalries in college sports, especially whenever they are within the same state. For one college football recruit, those rivalries led to an entertaining exchange on social media. Baylor, who is in the midst of landing one of their best recruiting classes in recent memory, was able to secure a commitment from 2017 four-star linebacker Baron Browning. Browning...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas AD Steve Patterson fires back at critics

It’s no secret that if you work in athletics at the University of Texas you are going to have a few critics. If you are in charge of the entire athletic department, you will hear even more of the criticism. Texas athletic director Steve Patterson is not in the business of pleasing fans with every single decision he makes. The truth is, not everyone is going to agree with some of...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops blocks the fake Charlie Strong

The rivalry between the Oklahoma Sooners and Texas Longhorns has plenty of history. Sooners head coach Bob Stoops understands. As is the case with a number of celebrities, there is a fake account for Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong. That account sent a message in Stoops direction on Friday night. .@OU_CoachStoops look at my head vein it is coming for you pic.twitter.com/y2yfaSheHL...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Stoops Has Blocked A Fake Charlie Strong Account On Twitter

College football coaches who are brave enough to be on Twitter often have to deal with droves of ridiculous users – both from their own fan bases and rivals. Friday, Oklahoma headman Bob Stoops apparently couldn’t handle one particular account, a parody dedicated to Texas head coach Charlie Strong. He blocked him on Twitter, and of course, was mocked for it.  .@OU_CoachStoops...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Releases Intense Hype Video About Upcoming Football Season

Only 50 more days until the Longhorns take the field to kick off their 2015 football season, and the excitement is building. So Texas decided to release a hype video about its upcoming season Friday afternoon that will get any college football fan’s blood flowing.  Charlie Strong is entering his second year as the head football coach of one of the biggest programs in college football...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Dumbest Fan Bases In America: #7 the Texas Longhorns

Most fans brag about their team's performance on the field.  Texas is different, the vast majority of Texas Longhorn fan bragging has to do with how much money the Longhorn athletic program brings in a year. If you say anything that isn't 100% positive about Texas, Longhorn fans lash out by responding, "Oh, yeah, well we make more money than you do!" It was a strange reaction, something...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema calls win over Texas ‘borderline erotic’

Arkansas football head coach Bret Bielema spoke on Wednesday about the future and current state of the program, mentioning the importance of their recent bowl win. Bielema spoke as a part of the SEC media days that have been happening around the conference which started yesterday. While recounting the end of Arkansas’ win over the Texas Longhorns in the 2014 Texas Bowl, he doesn’t...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema Drops The Mic On Steve Spurrier, Texas During SEC Media Days

Bret Bielema threw some shade at the Texas Longhorns and Steve Spurrier while he spoke at SEC Media Days.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema Calls Kneeling On Texas’ 2-Yard-Line “Borderline Erotic”

Arkansas and Texas once had a fantastic rivalry, back when they were both members of the Southwest Conference. Razorbacks head coach Bret Bielema seems to be embracing that history this week. Wednesday, at SEC Media Days, Bielema dropped the quote of the offseason when referencing his team’s decision to kneel the ball on Texas’ 2-yard-line during the final minutes of last year’s...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mother Of Texas 2015 Commit Du’Vonta Lampkin Speaks Out About Son’s Inability To Enroll With Longhorns

The mother of a Texas football commit is speaking out about her son’s inability to enroll with the Longhorns.  Du’Vonta Lampkin, a three-star defensive tackle in the 2015 class, announced in May that he would not be enrolling at Texas, citing an academic requirement as the reason for his inability to attend UT.  Today, Lampkin’s mother is speaking on her son’s behalf, after...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas LB Recruit Demarco Boyd Predicts The Longhorns Will Win The Big 12 This Season

Demarco Boyd, a three-star linebacker in the 2016 class, won’t be a member of the Texas football program for another year.  The 5-foot-11, 228-pound prospect out of Gilmer, Texas, is very confident in the Longhorns’ 2015 team, though.  Boyd, perhaps sparked by the commitment Texas got today, says the Longhorns will win the Big 12 this season.  Texas will win #Big12 ! —...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Jonathan Holmes is making an impression

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The 6-foot-9, 242-pound Holmes elected to join Boston and, on a summer squad thin on size, he hs taken advantage of available minutes up front. Holmes posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds over...
Via Red's Army
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kicker Nick Rose the Texas Longhorns Secret Weapon?

There is some concern in Austin on just what the offense for the Longhorns is going to look like next season. They are going to have a lot of youth on the field and the quarterback play is kind of suspect (and that's being nice). So--what are these guys going to do for offense?Well--hopefully the news guys will play like veterans and the quarterback play will figure itself out, but...
Via FatManWriting
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas kicker Nick Rose hits 80-yard field goal (Video)

Texas Longhorns kicker Nick Rose is ramping up for the upcoming college football season, and now he's making 80-yard field goals look easy. 80 or easy idk pic.twitter.com/ocAjwWHsnc— Nick Rose 2⃣3⃣ (@NickRozay23) July 12, 2015Although there was some wind that probably helped with the distance, that field goal would still count as three points in a game. Looking forward to...
Via Holdout Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas kicker Nick Rose drills an 80-yard field goal

While one fan made a ‘Hook’Em Horns’ sign out of a tree, we now get a glimpse of what some of the players on the Longhorns football team are doing during their down time following summer practices. Nick Rose, a senior place kicker, booted an 80 yard kick (yes believe it or not, 80 yards) and made it. 80 or easy idk pic.twitter.com/ocAjwWHsnc — Nick Rose 2⃣3⃣ (@NickRozay23...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Kicker Drills 80-Yard Field Goal

This kid has the strongest leg you'll ever see.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas OLB Malik Jefferson the real deal?

One name that has generated a lot of buzz leading up to this college football season is Texas Longhorns outside linebacker Malik Jefferson. Matt Brown of Sports On Earth is the latest to rave about the youngster’s talent and star potential. “Jefferson steps into a perfect opportunity as a true freshman. A five-star recruit, he joins a Texas defense that loses seven starters...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas player releases rap song about selling drugs

Well, this wasn’t exactly the smartest decision a player could have made. Texas Longhorns wide receiver Daje Johnson decided to share his new rap song with the world. The song is titled, “Dealer,” and the subject matter is something that the NCAA and Longhorns program probably didn’t want to be hearing about. In the song, Johnson raps about selling drugs. “If you lookin’...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 36 — Texas

Texas Longhorns 2014 Record: 6-7 (lost to Arkansas in Texas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Texas Make a Significant Leap in Year No. 2 Under Strong After an 8-5 finish in 2013 was enough to end the career of Mack Brown, the Longhorns took a step back in 2014, going just 6-7 under first-year head coach Charlie Strong. It marked Texas’ second losing season in five years. When Strong...
Via The Student Section
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 36 — Texas

Texas Longhorns 2014 Record: 6-7 (lost to Arkansas in Texas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Texas Make a Significant Leap in Year No. 2 Under Strong After an 8-5 finish in 2013 was enough to end the career of Mack Brown, the Longhorns took a step back in 2014, going just 6-7 under first-year head coach Charlie Strong. It marked Texas’ second losing season in five years. When Strong...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Listen: Texas WR Daje Johnson Released A Rap Single, ‘Dealer’, About Dealing Drugs

Texas wide receiver Daje Johnson recently released a rap single titled, “Dealer,” and, well, it’s focused on a topic you don’t want a student-athlete to be rapping about.  The single, appropriately titled, is about dealing drugs.  The track opens, “If you lookin’ for the dealer, I got the plug. Probly catch him with the reefer.”  Here’s the full song. It contains...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas fan carves a tree into a ‘Hook’Em Horns’ sign

Prideful, passionate sports fans will do anything to support their favorite team, school or player, but one particular Texas Longhorns fan may have taken that energy to the next level. Somebody loves the #Longhorns #HookEm pic.twitter.com/2X30dTN4tF — Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) July 9, 2015 I was never expecting this and I don’t even know how this is possible, but...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB commit remains atop Elite 11 rankings

Yesterday, we brought the interesting story about Texas Longhorns quarterback commit Shane Buechele showing off some sick football-dribbling skills at The Opening. Today, he proved that he not only is good at being a party act, but he can also show off on the football field as well. Buechele is still ranked atop the Elite 11 performance rankings after today’s workouts. He remained...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the top five underachieving programs of all time

Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from Stewart Mandel's Mailbag. Send questions for future Mailbags to stewart.mandel@fox.com. *** Stewart, How 'bout your Top 5 underachieving schools of all time? Considering the fact that Texas A&M has not won ANYTHING of note since before World War II, they would surely make your list. -- Kevin Oliver, Texarkana, Texas Gosh, Kevin...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas QB commit can dribble a football with ease

It’s not every day that you see someone dribble an ovular-shaped ball. Texas quarterback commit Shane Buechele can do it with ease and it will surely make you jealous. College Spun shared the Vine video of Buechele spending some free time at the Elite 11 finals at The Opening in Oregon showing off his handles on Monday afternoon. He wasn’t dribbling a basketball though. Just...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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