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Best College Football Teams Of Last 25 Seasons: No. 9 Texas, 2005

We break down the best college football teams of the last 25 seasons. The 2005 Texas Longhorns check in at No. 9.
Via Gamedayr
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

15-year-old Texas commit qualifies for U.S. Open

The Texas Longhorns golf program looks like it will have a great future, thanks to one commit with an incredible name. 15-year-old Cole Hammer has said that he will play for the University of Texas after he graduates in 2018. But while he has a few years until he plays at the collegiate level, he will not have to wait to put his skills on display in one of golf’s top tournaments...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mack Brown earns due with induction into Tennessee Hall of Fame

Former longtime Longhorns coaches Mack Brown and Rick Barnes had a reunion of sorts Saturday night at UT. The other UT. Tennessee. Barnes, of course, is taking over the Volunteers' basketball program following his firing last season after 17 seasons at Texas. Brown, who guided the Longhorns' football program for 16 seasons before being ousted following the 2013 season, was in his...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Longhorns Kicker Nick Rose Kicks Field Goal During Back Flip

When I first heard about this clip I wondered how in the world Texas Longhorns kicker Nick Rose was going to kick a ball someone was holding on the turf while making a back flip. The clip was already being carried on a hand full of other sites so he must have done it. So I watched--and it was nothing like I thought it was.He doesn't kick it off the ground, but instead he gets creative...
Via FatManWriting
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Kicker Nick Rose Kicks Field Goal While Doing A Backflip

For whatever reason, college football kickers love putting together “trick kick” videos. Texas’ Nick Rose just set the bar by which all the rest will be measured. Saturday, Longhorns quarterback Trey Holtz posted a short video of Rose doing a backflip while kicking the ball through the uprights. Seriously. Texas has raised the bar @NickRozay23 @LukeFerg15 @rafagaglianone ...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 recruit Terrance Ferguson visiting Texas Longhorns

Today in Austin, new University of Texas Head Basketball coach Shaka Smart and his staff take a big step forward in their quest of taking the UT Men’s hoop program back to heights they haven’t experienced in quite some time. Coach Smart has high hopes of making a big splash as Top Ten 2016 class recruit SG Terrance Ferguson Prime Prep Academy in Dallas, TX is set to Visit the...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Football: Here’s Video Of Some Adorable Tiger Cubs Roaming Around Texas’ Darrell K Royal Stadium Field

Charlie Strong had a pair of tiger cubs in an office at Texas’ football facility yesterday. Yes, tiger cubs. We have a photo to prove it.  And now we have video.  It turns out that the tiger cubs weren’t just in an office. They were inside Darrell K Royal Stadium, too.  Video: #Longhorns had 2 surprise guests in the office Tuesday – a pair of Tiger cubs. pic.twitter.com...
Via College Spun
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Football Coach Charlie Strong Has Pet Tigers

Hold the freaking phone. Fire up the presses. Repeat that headline. Texas Longhorns football coach Charlie Strong has pet tigers. And according to a picture posted by linebacker Dalton Santos, Strong brought them to the office for the day. Another day at the office. @Strong_TexasFB decided he was gunna bring his pets to work.. #HookEm #TexasFight pic.twitter.com/SQc29uWsIo — Dalton...
Via Sportsnaut
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Will former Longhorns All-American McKay at last get his Hall due?

Former Texas Longhorns All-American Bob McKay, who went on to play nine seasons in the NFL, is back on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot.The 6-foot-5 offensive tackle, who helped Texas capture the 1969 national championship under legendary coach Darrell Royal, was a consensus First Team All-American that season in which the Longhorns went undefeated.The National Football Foundation...
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas goes winless in tournament for first time in 44 years

For the first time since 1971, the Texas Longhorns failed to win a game in the NCAA Tournament. From ESPNU: Texas hasn't gone 0-2 in the Regionals since 1971…37 straight appearances with a win. They're down 7-0 in elimination game. — Rob Anderson (@_robanderson) May 31, 2015 Texas was only in the tournament because of their run through the Big 12 Tournament, so it makes sense...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Under Armour to make record apparel offer to Texas

It may not be long before the Texas Longhorns uniforms get a new addition. Rather than wearing the logo of apparel giant Nike on the left breast, the Longhorns could be making the switch to Under Armour. According to a report from Chip Brown of Horns Digest, Under Armour is set to offer Texas and athletics director Steve Patterson a record-setting deal that could pay as much as a...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson Jeffcoat Is “Honored” To Have His MVP Portrait Hanging Up At Texas

2013 was a forgettable season at Texas. The Longhorns went 8-5 in Mack Brown’s final season, and had no players selected in the following NFL Draft. One player did stand out, however: defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat, who was named as a consensus All-American and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year after leading the team with 86 tackles and 13 sacks. Jeffcoat was named team MVP,...
Via College Spun
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

How Far Can the Texas Longhorns Ride Their Pitching Staff in to the Postseason?

Heading in to the Big 12 Tournament the Texas baseball team had a tall order ahead of it. To make the NCAA tournament they had to win the Big 12 one. via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Oklahoma’s A 5-Point Favorite Over Texas In This Year’s Red River Showdown

  Charlie Strong is looking for his first win in the Red River Rivalry Oklahoma defeated Texas 31-26 in last year’s edition of the Red River Rivalry, and Las Vegas believes the Sooners’ margin of victory will be identical this year. According to the sportsbook 5Dimes, which released a plethora of opening betting lines today, Oklahoma is a 5-point favorite over Texas in this...
Via College Spun
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns land 3-star offensive guard

Everything is bigger in Texas, and the University of Texas just added some beef for their offensive line for the 2016 season. 3-star recruit Tope Imade, an Arlington, TX native who holds his high school record with a 515 pound deadlift, recently committed to play interior guard for the Longhorns. Proud to announce that I'll be spending my next 4 years at the University of Texas at Austin.
Via Campus Sports Net
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas takes home Big 12 Tournament Championship

The Texas Longhorns entered the Big 12 Tournament as the five-seed and needing to win it all to play in the NCAA Tournament. And in true Augie Garrido fashion, the Longhorns did just that to keep their season going. It started with a tight, 2-1 win over 4-seed Texas Tech on Wednesday, as Parker French threw a complete game eight-hitter. French struck out six and walked one in his...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tina Thompson Joins Texas Women’s Basketball

The Texas Longhorns women’s basketball team has hired a new assistant in WNBA legend Tina Thompson. The UT Athletics website reported the announcement. Thompson further elaborated on joining head coach Karen Aston’s staff. “It feels great to be a Longhorn,” Thompson said. “The tradition of pursing excellence at UT is very much how I live my life. I love coach Aston’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Former 5-Star OL Darius James Is Transferring From Texas to Auburn

Darius James, a five-star offensive lineman recruit in the class of 2013, is transferring from Texas to Auburn, according to multiple reports.  The 6-foot-5, 319-pound offensive lineman started two games at right tackle for the Longhorns this past season as a redshirt freshman. He’ll have to sit out a year and will have two years of eligibility remaining, unless he gets a waiver...
Via College Spun
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns could play in Mexico City before 2020

The Texas Longhorns could be playing a game South of the border sooner rather than later. Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has been wanting to play a game in Mexico for the last few years, but now he says that could happen within the next four to five seasons. Texas AD Steve Patterson says UT could play a football game in Mexico City before 2020. — Kirk Bohls (@kbohls)...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas AD Says “My Phone Isn’t Ringing” When Asked If Texas A&M Wants To Play The Longhorns

It doesn’t look like we’re going to get that non-conference Texas-Texas A&M game anytime soon.  This afternoon, Longhorns’ athletic director Steve Patterson was asked if he’d received any interest from the Aggies’ about scheduling a regular season series.  He hasn’t.  Patterson on whether or not A&M wants to play Texas: “My phone isn’t ringing.” —...
Via College Spun
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas AD Says The Longhorns Could Play A Football Game In Mexico City Before 2020

We’ve seen an NFL game in Mexico City. Soon, we could be seeing a college football game.  Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has been saying for a couple years that he’s interested in holding a Longhorns’ game south of the border. That game could be occurring at some point in the next four-to-five years, he now says.  Patterson says the game could be happening before...
Via College Spun
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Colt McCoy, Vince Young, Ricky Williams And Mack Brown Hung Out At An Autograph Session Today

There’s a loaded autograph session at the George R. Brown Convention Center today, featuring a slew of past and current college and pro athletes who played in Texas. Plenty of big names are signing for fans, including some legendary former Texas Longhorns.  UT fans should really enjoy this photo.  So proud to have coached Colt, VY & Ricky. 3 of the Best in CFB History. Thx...
Via College Spun
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Chancellor trolls Longhorn Network

Despite not playing in years and having no scheduled meetings in sight, there has been plenty of back-and-forth between the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies as they try to rekindle the rivalry. The latest shot between the two sides comes from Texas A&M chancellor John Sharp. While discussing the potential series between the Longhorns and Aggies, Sharp threw a jab at...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas conversations ‘ongoing’ for game in Mexico City

With news that a college football bowl game could be heading to the land down under, the Texas Longhorns could be the next team to join the international fun. For the Longhorns, the game would come south of the border. During the Big 12 spring meetings in Phoenix, Texas athletic director Steve Patterson told Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com that the university is “still having conversations”...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas recruit trolls Texas A&M over draft

While the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies aren’t facing off on the football field, there is still a bit of an in-state rivalry. For evidence of that, look no further than a tweet from four-star safety DeShon Elliott. Elliot, a 2015 signee for the Longhorns, took to social media following the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft to troll the Aggies. The tweet showed a list...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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