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2014 Texas Longhorns football preview

BlueGold is pleased to present our own “one-page preview” of each Big 12 football team and WVU’s non-conference opponents in 2014.  Beginning with Baylor University then proceeding alphabetically for each Big 12 team, followed by non-conference opponents, this unique format packs more information about each team onto one single page than many of the more nationally...
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Two Texas wide receivers suspended after being charged with sexual assault on University of Texas campus.

Two Texas Longhorn players have been indefinitely suspended from the team following their being charged with sexual assault.Wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander are being accused of second-degree sexual assault in an incident that according, to The Austin American-Statesman, happened on July 24 on the campus of the University of Texas. The victim reportedly knew both...
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Texas CB Diggs upset Kevin Durant unfollowed him on Twitter

The Texas Longhorns are like family, but one current football player feels disrespected by one of the school's legends. 
Via Fox Sports
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Longhorn sends brutally honest shot to Texas teammates

Part one of Charlie Strong’s “put the T back in Texas” campaign was simple enough: restore a hardness to the program that had eroded over the last few seasons. Strong began by implementing simple, discipline-driven rules – sit in the front two rows of class, no earrings in the football facility, etc – designed to establish toughness and order in the way he prefers things...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder has advice for new Texas Longhorns coach

As new Texas Longhorns coach Charlie Strong makes his first appearance at the Big 12 Media Days in Dallas, TX,, he found a veteran coach willing to pass on some advice.  Kansas State Wildcat head coach Bill Snyder, the veteran of Big 12 coaching (even with a three-year hiatus from coaching) had some well-meaning words of advice for the new face (via Brandon Chatmon of
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Report: Texas coach Charlie Strong names David Ash starting QB

Just one day after he was cleared to return to full practices, David Ash was named the starting quarterback of the Texas Longhorns by first-year head coach Charlie Strong on Tuesday at Big 12 Media Days, reports Taylor Gaspar of Rivals. Ash was the starting quarterback going into last season, but his campaign was cut short by a concussion. He played in only three games, throwing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Post-Mack era off to Strong start for Texas

If so many folks desperately wanted Mack Brown to step down at Texas, I'm not sure why they're already getting sentimental about him now. Charlie Strong is nothing like Brown, and that was one of the main reasons the Horns made this hire. This silliness about Strong not being "polished" enough in his public speaking is absurd. It's probably more media-driven...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Charlie Strong Says “Hook ‘Em” Longhorn Roped Off In Locker Room So Players Will Respect It

From the second Charlie Strong took the job as the new head coach of the Texas Longhorns, he’s been preaching about culture change in Austin. A big part of that new sentiment deals with the players respecting what it means to represent UT. Back in March, Strong banned his players from using the famous “hook ‘em horns” hand gesture. Tuesday, we learned that he’s also roped...
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TCU Head Coach Gary Patterson Fires Shots at Texas A&M During Big 12 Media Days

The media events leading up to the college football season are always fun. Not only do you get to hear straight from the horse mouth what the team is expected to look like once they hit the gridiron, but the trash talk can be pretty entertaining.It certainly was when TCU head coach Gary Patterson took the podium--and it wasn't even against anyone he is playing!@SportsDayDFWFor...
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Texas QB David Ash cleared to resume play and will battle for starting job

Texas QB David Ash who involved in a quarterback battle for Longhorns starting job received news in April that he was granted a Medical Redshirt.  It is being reported that the signal caller who had missed a majority of last season (10 games due to concussions) received news that he has been cleared to play ball. Ash may have the inside track to become the starter but he does...
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Report: Texas quarterback David Ash cleared to practice

The Texas Longhorns offense is back at full strength for coach Charlie Strong's first season at the helm. Quarterback David Ash and running back Johnathan Gray were medically cleared to practice Monday, along with linebacker Jordan Hicks, reports Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman. Ash was granted a medical redshirt last season after missing 10 games with a concussion...
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Texas' Strong ready to make Big 12 Media Days debut

This is when it will finally hit everyone. Mack Brown will not be at Big 12 Media Days for the first time since 1998. It's still hard to believe the folksy Brown has taken his talents to national television. All eyes will be on his replacement at the University of Texas, Charlie Strong, when he takes the stage Tuesday in Dallas. As we were reminded in a book excerpt that was...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
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Texas A&M Commit Posts Text Messages He Apparently Got From A Texas Coach

Four-star tight end and Texas A&M commit Jordan Davis posted these text messages that he apparently got from a Texas Longhorns coach. It seems safe to say that Davis has no interest in the Longhorns, but you can’t blame the coach for trying. The post Texas A&M Commit Posts Text Messages He Apparently Got From A Texas Coach appeared first on Diehardsport.
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New book alleges Texas was willing to give Nick Saban $100 million

There once was a time when the Texas Longhorns were allegedly set to pay Nick Saban a king's ransom to to coach their football program. Well, at least according to a new book written by notorious controversy-stirrer Paul Finebaum.Here's an excerpt:"Texas was dead serious about trying to money-whip Saban," wrote Finebaum and Gene Wojchiechowski. "Depending on...
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Agent brags about having dinner with Texas players on Twitter

Going to college doesn’t necessarily make you a smart person.  Take this NFL agent for example, who in the midst of  trying to impress folks on social media, has caused an investigation of a couple of Texas Longhorn football players. According to the Statesman, Justin Bingman, who represents former Texas lineman Mason Walters, sent out tweets on several different occasions...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss
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