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WATCH: No. 3 Oklahoma Needs Late Basket To Hold On Vs. Texas

In what has been one of the wildest college basketball seasons in recent memory, the Oklahoma Sooners were in danger of becoming another upset victim. After losing on Saturday and dropping from the top spot in the polls, the now third ranked Sooners found themselves in quite the fight with No. 24 Texas. The Longhorns were determined to pull off the upset, leading by nine at the half...
Via Gamedayr
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Buddy Hield knocks down buzzer beater as OU beats Texas

The ball goes through the hoop with just 1.9 seconds left in the game and the Oklahoma Sooners moved to 20-3 and the Texas Longhorns fall to 16-8….. Hield's the hero. Buddy drains the game-winning three for an @OU_MBBall 63-60 win over Texas in Norman. https://t.co/VVOPpw5Eor — Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) February 9, 2016 The post Watch: Buddy Hield knocks down buzzer...
Via The Student Section
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Buddy Hield knocks down buzzer beater as OU beats Texas

The ball goes through the hoop with just 1.9 seconds left in the game and the Oklahoma Sooners moved to 20-3 and the Texas Longhorns fall to 16-8….. Hield's the hero. Buddy drains the game-winning three for an @OU_MBBall 63-60 win over Texas in Norman. https://t.co/VVOPpw5Eor — Big 12 Conference (@Big12Conference) February 9, 2016 The post Watch: Buddy Hield knocks down buzzer...
Via Bloguin Best
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hield's 3-pointer lifts No. 3 Oklahoma past No. 24 Texas

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Buddy Hield's 3-pointer from the corner with 1.3 seconds remaining lifted No. 3 Oklahoma to a 63-60 victory over No. 24 Texas on Monday night. Hield struggled early, but scored 12 points in the final 3:11. He scored 21 of his 27 points in the second half. Isaiah Cousins added 17 points for the Sooners (20-3, 8-3 Big 12), who trailed for most of the game. Oklahoma...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Oklahoma beats Texas on Buddy Hield's 3-pointer

Pretty much every week, Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield does something spectacular on Big Monday. Tonight, he scored his team’s final 12 points, and his last-second three-pointer gave the No. 3 Sooners a 63-60 win over rival Texas. The 24th-ranked Longhorns had a chance to take the lead on the previous possession, but guard Isaiah Taylor was called for an offensive foul. Once OU got...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phil Simms’ son Chris defends dad against criticism

If you want to get Chris Simms fired up, just ask him about the criticism his dad Phil Simms faces as an announcer on NFL games for CBS. We learned that while interviewing Chris during Super Bowl week. Chris Simms is a former Texas Longhorns quarterback who started 16 games over five seasons in the NFL. He now spends his time as an analyst for both CBS Sports and Bleacher Report...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas-Oklahoma Preview

Oklahoma should fall from the top spot of the AP Top 25, but the bigger concern for coach Lon Kruger's squad is regaining its composure in time to rebound from another Big 12 road defeat. Though the top-ranked Sooners haven't dropped a home game in more than a year, they must be sharp enough to prevent surging Texas from earning a fifth straight victory Monday night and third over...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns pull away in second half to beat Texas Tech

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Javan Felix scored 20 points and surging Texas beat Texas Tech 69-59 Saturday as the Longhorns got their seventh win in eight games to stay in the thick of the Big 12 race. Next up for the Longhorns: No. 1 Oklahoma, the only team Texas hasn't played yet in the league. Isaiah Taylor added 13 points and eight assists for the Longhorns (16-7, 7-3), who started...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Felix scores 20 to lead Texas over Texas Tech 69-59

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Javan Felix scored 20 points and surging Texas beat Texas Tech 69-59 Saturday as the Longhorns got their seventh win in eight games to stay in the thick of the Big 12 race. Next up for the Longhorns: No. 1 Oklahoma, the only team Texas hasn't played yet in the league. Isaiah Taylor added 13 points and eight assists for the Longhorns (16-7, 7-3), who started...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong, Texas Make A Big Splash With National Signing Day Blitz

You don’t change the paradigm of a program on National Signing Day alone. Winning games between the lines, claiming titles, changing a team’s culture — that’s the stuff which remakes the program, or in Texas’s case, restores it. However, bringing in big-time talent is almost always the first step toward achieving the above goals. Texas and Charlie Strong took that leap...
Via The Student Section
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong, Texas Make A Big Splash With National Signing Day Blitz

You don’t change the paradigm of a program on National Signing Day alone. Winning games between the lines, claiming titles, changing a team’s culture — that’s the stuff which remakes the program, or in Texas’s case, restores it. However, bringing in big-time talent is almost always the first step toward achieving the above goals. Texas and Charlie Strong took that leap...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Good drama gives Texas another top Big 12 recruiting class

This is the kind of drama Texas coach Charlie Strong can live with - and could finally push the Longhorns back to the top of the Big 12 during the season. Several top recruits who waited until national signing day to announce their college choice picked the Longhorns. They also got two top defenders who appeared headed elsewhere, including one previously committed to play at rival...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas fan Matthew McConaughey is pretty excited about 'Horns' recruiting class

The Texas Longhorns may have limped to a 5-7 finish last season, but that's ancient history as far as they're concerned -- especially after pulling off a National Signing Day bonanza.By the end of Wednesday, the 'Horns' incoming crop of recruits was listed in the top 10 nationally by various media outlets, besting many of their in-state competitors and blowing past earlier projections...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas closes strong on signing day despite losing 2015 season

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Despite two consecutive losing seasons, Texas closed strong on national signing day with a surge of defensive talent that put its recruiting class among the nation's best.Longhorns coach Charlie Strong clearly sold a promise of good things to come at a program that is just 11-14 the last two seasons. And the payoff came in the final hours with a tidal wave of...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite 2 losing seasons, Texas closes strong on signing day

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Despite two consecutive losing seasons, Texas closed strong on national signing day with a surge of defensive talent that put its recruiting class among the nation's best. Longhorns coach Charlie Strong clearly sold a promise of good things to come at a program that is just 11-14 the last two seasons. And the payoff came in the final hours with a tidal wave...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Texas Football’s 2016 Class: National Signing Day Recap

There may not be a program in the country that finished on a higher note than Texas did on National Signing Day. The Longhorns reeled in seven four-star commitments and the class skyrocketed in the rankings, all the way to just outside the top-10. All in all, nearly half (10) of UT’s 24 signees are four-star prospects. The Texas football recruiting account has been tweeting out...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 OLB Jeffrey McCulloch commits to Texas

The Texas Longhorns continue to look like a strong Big 12 contender in 2016, the latest reason being No. 2 outside linebacker Jeffrey McCulloch’s commitment to Texas. #2 OLB Jeffrey McCulloch puts up the horns! He becomes the 11th ESPN 300 commit today. #HookEm — Anthony Santaniello (@Santaniello) February 3, 2016 McCulloch, who currently attends Davis High School in the Houston...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star LB Jeffrey McCulloch Announces Texas Commitment

Another big-time recruit has chosen the Texas Longhorns on National Signing Day. Houston (Tex.) Aldine Davis outside linebacker Jeffrey McCulloch selected UT over Texas A&M, Stanford and Notre Dame moments ago on ESPNU.  Jeffrey McCulloch (#2 OLB in ESPN 300) is heading to Texas. #NationalSigningDay pic.twitter.com/yNhEGRLhtF — Athlon Sports (@AthlonSports) February 3, 2016...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

5-star LB/DE Erick Fowler flips from LSU to Texas

The Texas Longhorns scored a big get on National Signing Day when linebacker/defensive end Erick Fowler, out of Manor High School in the Austin area, committed to Charlie Strong after initially being tied to LSU. Fowler’s decision was posted to Twitter by Victor Diaz of Time Warner Cable News Austin. Manor's Erick Fowler chooses #UT. Big get for the Longhorns. pic.twitter.com...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Flips Five Star Linebacker Recruit Erick Fowler From LSU

As National Signing Day continues across the country, some recruits are making the last minute decision to flip from one college to another before putting pen to paper. In the case of the Texas Longhorns, it’s a huge get for a school trying to get back to their old winning ways. For the longest time, five star linebacker recruit Erick Fowler was a strong commit to the LSU Tigers...
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Lands 4-Star DB Chris Brown Over Michigan, Florida

Texas’ banner day continues. The Longhorns, who have made an incredible push the morning of National Signing Day, just landed four-star defensive back Chris Brown over Michigan and Florida. Brown joins fellow star commits D’Andre Christmas-Giles, Marcel Southall, Chris Daniels, Brandon Jones and Erick Fowler. Brown is a 5-foot-11, 180-pound cornerback from Houston, Texas who...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star LB/DE Erick Fowler Flips From LSU To Texas

It’s possible that no one will have a better National Signing Day than the Texas Longhorns. Charlie Strong already has several four-star commitments in the fold, and Manor (Tex.) five-star linebacker/defensive end Erick Fowler just flipped his commitment to UT after being pledged to LSU since June 2015.  Reporter Victor Diaz is on the scene at Fowler’s announcement ceremony...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

THE LATEST: Baylor snares local CB; Clemson snags CB Mullen

The latest developments on college football signing day (all times EST): 9:48 A.M. STAYING HOME Parrish Cobb, a 5-foot-11, 178-pound cornerback from Waco's La Vega High School, is staying home to play at Baylor. Cobb had verbally committed to Oklahoma before his senior season last fall, but this week changed his mind. He made it official early Wednesday morning when he signed a...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Charlie Strong React To Commitment From 4-Star S Brandon Jones

Texas landed one of the most important commitments of its 2016 class Wednesday morning, adding the No. 1 safety in the country. Four-star Brandon Jones decided to stay close to home and join Charlie Strong’s team, committing to the Longhorns Wednesday morning. With rumors of a strong finish, Strong and his staff were excited about Jones’ commitment, so Texas’ official Twitter...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

THE LATEST: Texas starts strong, Clemson snags CB Mullen

The latest developments on college football signing day (all times EST): 9:33 a.m. COMMITMENT TRACKER: Ring up another one for Charlie Strong and Texas: S/LB Brandon Jones, the Lone Star state's defensive player of the year, picked the Longhorns over Texas A&M and Baylor. 9:15 a.m. COMMITMENT TRACKER: Trayvon Mullen, a cornerback from Florida, picks Clemson over LSU and Florida...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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