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Ohio State Football Program Overtakes Texas As Most Valuable

The Ohio State football program is now the most valuable in the country. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the Buckeyes have overtaken the Texas Longhorns to earn the No. 1 spot. Ohio State’s program is now valued at a whopping $1.5 billion, while the Longhorns are a distant second at $1.24 billion. The Oklahoma Sooners are the only other program to see its...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 hours ago

Texas basketball has new floor design at the Erwin Center

No more raining threes from El Paso or Texarkana. The floor at the Erwin Center will have a new look this season when the Texas Longhorns tip off, as the large, white state of Texas covered by an oversized Longhorns logo at midcourt now simply includes the Longhorns logo by itself: Here’s a look at the old floor. The other changes include new Big 12 logos below the free throw...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
20 hours ago

Texas assembling impressive 2018 recruiting, and it’s still not complete

Shaka Smart has two forwards in the fold, but several big-time targets remain. There’s plenty of hype, both locally and nationally, around this year’s Texas Longhorns men’s basketball team. But where does the future of Texas basketball stand? As of today, UT has two solid commitments, slotting them as the nation’s 22nd best recruiting class, according to 247Sports. Sitting...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Ricky Williams Arrested In Texas After Traffic Stop

Former Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams was arrested in Texas earlier this week. According to a report from TMZ Sports, the former Texas Longhorns star was taken to Travis County Jail after it was discovered an active warrant was out for his arrest during a traffic stop. There is no word on what exactly sent the 40 year old to jail, but TMZ reports he is no longer behind bars...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Texas Longhorn commits: Week 4 preview

One commit will play in a No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup, while an out-of-state commit will play against a nationally-ranked foe. Last week saw five Texas Longhorn commits get off to a belated start to their senior seasons after their teams’ first two games were cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey. While most of them put up underwhelming numbers, two of them, a cornerback commit and tight...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

The Non-Revenue Review: No. 6 Volleyball shuts out Texas A&M 3-0, No. 17 soccer enters Big 12 play

The Longhorns women's teams are rolling, but men's golf is off to a rocky start. There is no such thing as football, and Tom Herman and the 'Horns didn't fall to USC in a double-overtime heartbreaker on Saturday. Are you feeling better about being a Texas sports fan now? Good. With all of those dark thoughts about Connor Williams' injury and inconsistent offensive coordinators...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Texas run defense dominated USC, but the secondary is still a work in progress

The ‘Horns run defense had its way with USC’s dynamic backfield, but the secondary is yet to match such dominance. Much was made all offseason of what a Todd Orlando-coached defense would look like in Austin. As Tom Herman famously said, he’d seen Orlando make chicken salad out of some lesser parts and now at Texas, Orlando’s recipe for success would include guys Malik Jefferson...
Via Burnt Orange Nation
1 day ago

Tom Herman has interesting superstition about chewing gum

Tom Herman can be often seen chewing gum on the sidelines during Texas’ games. Apparently the head coach has a little bit of a nervous habit, as well as an interesting superstition about his gum.Herman told the media Tuesday that he chews sugar-free Double Bubble. He’s very meticulous about it too and makes sure he has exactly seven pieces in his pocket before the start of each...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Herman Tuesday media availability

Tom Herman provides a Tuesday night media update following the Longhorns practice.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flight path around Texas amazingly creates Longhorns logo

A pilot taking a flight around the state of Texas impressively charted a course so it created a near-perfect facsimile of the logo of the Texas Longhorns. Hook ’em, horns, indeed.The flight departed from Houston on Sunday at 4:39 p.m. and landed at the same airport at approximately 7:14 p.m., per FlightAware’s tracking data. The plane is a four-seat, single-engine Piper Cherokee...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

USC Football’s winning streak is in jeopardy as games are cut close

It was not a simple win by any means, but USC managed to keep their winning streak alive with a 27-24 victory over the Texas Longhorns. This game was nothing less than a thrill as it took double overtime for USC to secure the win and come out on top.   Though a win is a win no matter how ugly, a win like this stirs up many questions about the future of USC’s 2017 season. Out...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tom Herman postgame press conference

Tom Herman speaks with the media following the Longhorns' 27-24, double-overtime loss at No. 4/4 USC.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Longhorns defeat the Aggies 3-0 on the road

The Texas Longhorn Volleyball team travelled to College Station on Wednesday night and pulled out a 3-0 victory over their in-state rival.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB Shane Buechele expected to be available against USC

Texas quarterback Shane Buechele is expected to be available against USC after missing last week with a shoulder injury, according to a report.The sophomore QB missed Texas’ game against San Jose State last weekend with a shoulder injury. He was able to throw and took limited reps in practice on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Horns Digest’s Chip Brown said Buechele was expected to be...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardale Jones said Ohio State needed the magic pixie dust

Cardale Jones sent an interesting tweet while watching Ohio State play on Saturday. Jones, like many Buckeyes fans and former players, was frustrated watching the offense sputter against Oklahoma. He tweeted that Ohio State needed “that magical pixie dust” on offense. He also tagged Tom Herman in his tweet. Some could interpret that as Jones defending Herman against Urban Meyer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB Shane Buechele day-to-day with shoulder injury

Texas did not get off to a great start to the season last weekend, and making matters worse is their starting quarterback is banged up.Longhorns sophomore quarterback Shane Buechele did not practice on Tuesday or Wednesday and is day-to-day with a shoulder bruise.Despite not practicing, Buechele could still start on Saturday against San Jose State. Buechele passed for 375 yards with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Longhorns congratulate Mack Brown on induction into Rose Bowl Hall of Fame

Head coach Tom Herman and several Longhorn Legends congratulate Coach Mack Brown on his induction into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stay Texas Strong

The Longhorns support those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Via Texas Longhorns Athletics
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Longhorns fans threw trash onto field during embarrassing loss to Maryland

Texas Longhorns fans were excited about the beginning of the Tom Herman era heading into Saturday’s game against Maryland. With the Horns listed as an 18-point underdog, what could go wrong?Well, everything.The team fell behind 27-7 and was never able to recover from there. The Longhorns defense gave up 482 total yards, and against the Terps, that’s terrible.Fans were not happy...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas fans throw objects on field during loss to Maryland

Texas fans were understandably not happy with the performance of their team on Saturday. As a result, they began throwing objects on the field late in the game.The Longhorns came into the season opener against Maryland ranked No. 23. However, their time in the Top 25 will be short lived because Texas was on the wrong end of a 51-41 final score.During the fourth quarter, fans began...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Prospect report: Mohamed Bama of Texas

Mohamed Bamba is known for his physical profile and athletic ability. The 19-year-old [1] measured at seven-feet and 216 pounds with a remarkable 7'9 wingspan at this year's Nike Hoop Summit, where he looked like the prototypical center for this pick-and-roll driven era of basketball due to his explosiveness leaping off the ground in a pinch to finish lobs and block shots. But...
Via RealGM - NBA
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston head coach thanks Texas for offering shelter during hurricane

University of Houston head coach Major Applewhite released a statement on Friday afternoon thanking the University of Texas for allowing his team to relocate to Austin during Hurricane Harvey. The city of Houston could get hit hard by the storm this weekend. It’s good to see help extended to the team this way.“We are grateful to the University of Texas and its football program...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas lands sponsorship deal with Corona, thus opening door for new revenue sources in college sports

History has been made by the Texas Longhorns. On Tuesday, the school announced that they had inked a sponsorship deal with Corona Extra. Horns up and bottoms up, with a lime! The sponsorship deal is a five-year agreement between Texas and Corona and was negotiated with the help of IMG College, the exclusive rights holder for Texas. The financial terms of the agreement have not been...
Via The Comeback
July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Texas HC Tom Herman takes the worst looking RKO I have ever seen

WWE superstar Randy Orton’s finishing move, the RKO, has taken on a life of its own in recent years. The move that is quick and effective is a perfect move in a pro wrestling match because you never know when it’s coming. The move has since gone viral and inspired various clips consisting of a photoshopped Orton “RKO’ing” people in the clip who are falling or people actually...
Via The Comeback
June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Houston HC Major Applewhite zings Tom Herman during speaking engagement

This past winter, Houston’s football program underwent a few major changes, not the least of which was seeing Tom Herman leave for Texas. That move resulted in Herman’s offensive coordinator, Major Applewhite, being bumped up into the captain’s chair.Another major development was that quarterback Greg Ward Jr., one of the most dangerous dual-threat passers in the nation, left...
Via Sportsnaut
May 24, 2017  |  Discuss
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