TEXAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Watch a Texas QB toss a perfect pass to receiver on a jet ski

Texas Longhorns freshman quarterback Shane Buechele tossed a bomb to a moving target and hit him as he zipped across the water on a jet ski.Not to be outdone, Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph ran a flea flicker off a diving board and hit a man on a jet ski moving across the middle 
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas commit Sam Ehlinger shows off strong photobomb game

Two of the top quarterback recruits in the Class of 2017 have a great friendship brewing. Texas Longhorns commit Sam Ehlinger and Clemson Tigers commit Hunter Johnson are both top five quarterbacks in their class. While the two have been spending time together during camps and events on the recruiting trail, they have clearly bonded. That was evidenced over the weekend when a photo...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yahoo columnist Pat Forde discusses Texas Longhorns' third season under Charlie Strong

The Texas Longhorns' season opener against Notre Dame is less than 100 days away. The Longhorns are looking to bounce back from a rough 5-7 2015 campaign. To help preview the upcoming 2016 season, we talked with Yahoo Sports national college football columnist Pat Forde to get a national perspective about Texas. Here are five questions with Forde: Q: What have you seen from Charlie...
Via SportsDay
20 hours ago

Video: Texas 4-Star QB Shane Buechele completes long pass to… a jet ski

Get excited, Texas Longhorns fans. It’s been quite some time since there was a star quarterback in Austin, but four-star signal-caller Shane Buechele is looking to change that. While the freshman has plenty of time to prove himself on the field, he took to social media to give us a taste of his arm strength and accuracy. In a video on Twitter, you can see Buechele and others enjoying...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nichols: Colonial's Spieth-Palmer final pairing features D-FW flavor and Texas vs. A&M

FORT WORTH -- Dallas' Jordan Spieth and Colleyville's Ryan Palmer started the week with a friendly "money" match on Palmer's home course, Colonial Country Club.That Spieth birdied the last two holes to give his team the victory wasn't lost on Palmer. He targeted Spieth as he worked his way up the leaderboard at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational.On Sunday, the two locals will make...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

Watch: Texas QB Shane Buechele makes insane ski-boat throw

Texas freshman quarterback Shane Buechele made a crazy throw to a receiver on a ski-boat, which he posted on Twitter.Buechele, an early enrollee from Arlington, shined during the Longhorns' spring game. He threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns. Buechele, who is fighting for the starting role with senior Tyrone Swoopes and redshirt sophomore Jerrod Heard, hasn't been named the starter...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

Video: Texas Longhorns release first hype video for 2016 season

Are you ready for some football? With less than 100 days until the start of the 2016 season, programs across the nation have been ramping up the promos and generating excitement for their respective fan bases. The latest program to generate social media buzz is the Texas Longhorns with a new hype video released on Friday. Texas released the video with 100 days until their season...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas athletics unveils new facilities master plan: including football renovations, perferred spot for new basketball arena

Texas released its facilities master plan Thursday, which includes plans to replace the Frank Erwin Center and renovate the south endzone of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. "I am pleased to work with university officials and stakeholders, as well as Women's Athletics Director Chris Plonsky, to develop a joint vision for Texas Athletics and our facilities," Texas Men's Athletics...
Via SportsDay
3 days ago

Report: Michael Irvin Reached Out To Charlie Strong About Potential Of Nephew Transferring To Texas From Auburn

On Tuesday, Auburn defensive back Tim Irvin announced that he will transfer from the program. 247Sports reports that three schools stick out for Irvin, and he has an interesting connection to each of them: East Carolina, Miami, and Texas. Irvin is a Miami native, and nephew of former ‘Cane great Michael Irvin, and has another uncle coaching on the Pirates’ staff. As a high school...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Among many signs of tradition, Bevo stands out as Texas Longhorns’ best

From the Hook ‘Em Horns, to the Eyes of Texas and Texas Fight, to Smokey the Cannon firing after a Longhorns touchdown, Texas has a multitude of traditions. But it's Bevo -- the school’s mascot -- that stands out as the Longhorns’ best tradition.Bevo, a Longhorn steer, has been the University of Texas’ mascot since 1916 and began making appearances at football games in 1966...
Via SportsDay
5 days ago

Former Texas CB Bryson Echols transferring to Arizona State

The Texas Longhorns’ list of transfers continues to grow this offseason as a fourth player has announced a move. The latest Longhorn to leave the team is cornerback Bryson Echols, who will be moving on from the program as a graduate transfer. . Echols took to Twitter to announce his transfer to the PAC-12’s Arizona State for the 2016 season. He will be eligible to play immediately...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

College football coaches on the hot seat in 2016

College football coaches on the hot seat in 2016.
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Texas RB Kirk Johnson Dominate These Running Drills

The Texas Longhorns are looking to make a splash during the 2016 college football season, and talented players like running back Kirk Johnson have been busy putting in the necessary work to accomplish that goal.  Johnson showed why he may be one of the guys to help make that happen, posting this video to Twitter of him running through a number of drills with ease.  Getting back...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sorry Texas, Big 12 expansion is “likely”

The Big 12 may be expanding. According to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg the Big 12 held a meeting today and signaled that expanding the conference is likely. Big 12 meetings over. My takeaway: Expansion likely, decision unlikely at late May meetings, but everyone understands status quo untenable. — Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) May 4, 2016 Rittenberg wrote that Big 12 commissioner...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas wants schools to vote against Big 12 expansion

At this point, it’s pretty obvious that some Big 12 schools are in favor of expansion, while others prefer to keep the current 10-team format. At some point — perhaps later this month — the schools are going to put it to a vote and decide, one way or the other. The Big 12 requires 75 percent of schools to vote in favor to make it happen. According to Jason Williams of The...
Via College Spun
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas linebacker Dalton Santos decides to transfer

Texas Longhorns linebacker Dalton Santos has decided to transfer for his final year of eligibility, after having his 2015 season wiped away because of an ankle injury. Santos announced his decision to transfer on social media this week.
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Recap: Where Every Texas Player Was Picked

Texas didn’t have the busiest 2016 NFL Draft, but that’s a blessing in disguise heading into the upcoming college football season with so much young talent. The Longhorns had one player selected during seven rounds – Hassan Ridgeway. Here’s where Ridgeway ended up: Ridgeway Selected By Colts In #NFLDraft READ: https://t.co/FZWAFiY2Qi #HookEm pic.twitter.com/mLIzaG4er5 ...
Via College Spun
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Shane Buechele makes strong case for Texas starting job

Freshman Shane Buechele made a strong case for the Texas Longhorns’ starting quarterback job with his performance in Saturday’s spring game. Buechele went 22 of 41 for 299 yards and two touchdowns in the game. Program veteran Tyrone Swoopes was just 4 of 16 for 71 yards and two interceptions. After the spring game, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong spoke positively about Buechele...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant not a fan of Final Four gloating from teammates

Kevin Durant has two teammates whose alma maters are in the Final Four. Their gloating deeply annoys him. Randy Foye of Villanova and Dion Waiters of Syracuse share a locker room with Durant, and apparently they won’t shut up about the fact that their schools are in the Final Four. KD isn't a fan of having teammates college's in the #FinalFour. He also doesn't lose sleep about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Strong's role in divorce case to be used against Texas?

How much Charlie Strong had to do with the divorce of two former Louisville boosters, Jonathan and Tracy Blue, remains to be seen. But it’s clear that schools recruiting against Texas will use his potential involvement against him. I text w 3 recruiting directors & 1 HC last night about Charlie’s situation. All said this would be used against UT https://t.co/sloAAu3h5R...
Via Sportsnaut
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong releases statement about Louisville divorce case

Reports surfaced Sunday morning that Texas head football coach Charlie Strong had been subpoenaed in the divorce case of a University of Louisville Board of Trustees member, raising a number of questions.  Sunday evening, the university released a statement from Strong to put some of those questions to rest. The Dallas Morning News’ Chuck Carlton was kind enough to share the...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong involved in Louisville booster’s divorce case

University of Louisville trustee member Jonathan Blue is going through a divorce, and the former head coach of the Cardinals football team has found himself involved with the proceedings. WDRB reports that Blue’s attorney, Ann Oldfather, has asked a judge to compel Charlie Strong to testify in Blue’s divorce case with wife Tracy Blue. Blue’s lawyer has labeled Strong a ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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