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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
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2015 Preview and Prediction

The first year of Charlie Strong’s tenure ended in essence where it started. In the second game of the season, Texas lost 41-7 to BYU. The...
Via Athlon Sports
9 hours ago  |  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
21 hours ago  |  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...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: As decision looms, Trayveon Williams has Horns in top 5

The clock is ticking on running back Trayveon Williams, one of the most highly recruited players in the state of Texas.The four-star talent has narrowed his choices to five, and it's sure to cause the coaching staffs at Texas, Texas A&M, TCU, Oklahoma and Houston some sleepless nights before Williams announces his decision on Friday.On Monday, Williams provided his five finalists...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns' 2015 offseason checklist is easy to name, hard to execute

This is what Texas offensive coordinator Shawn Watson told quarterback Jerrod Heard, who is battling to become the Longhorns' starter, as spring practices concluded:"I told him yesterday coming off the field that he's the single most important thing that's happened to this football team, his improvement. He had a great winter and we spent a lot of time together. I think just the...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting: Buechele is star of '16 with plenty of room to add big names

There's been plenty of angst inside Texas chat rooms about the stagnant nature of Charlie Strong's 2016 recruiting class. It consists of four players, and it has for a while now, with quarterback Shane Buechele serving as the face of the class. Buechele has real promise is likely to remain the face of the class no matter happens.But should it be worrisome that Strong has received...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Best Chance to Revive Texas-Texas A&M Rivalry May Be in Dubai

Charlie Strong and Kevin Sumlin are both smart men. They know that the right thing to say is that they would be open to playing their hated rival again. Most of the fans will love to hear it and it makes them appear to be appreciative of history and tradition. However, according to Texas athletic director Steve Patterson the Longhorns are booked solid through 2027.If that is true...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas' Gray looking for breakout year as a solo act in senior season

Johnathan Gray is finally getting a solo act. The senior running back will be Texas' featured rusher in 2015, a first for the once-coveted player out of Texas high school powerhouse Aledo, whose rocky career is down to his final season of eligibility. After injuries and setbacks and sharing the backfield with Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron, Gray is healthy and prepared to get his...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong needs major impact from Texas' incoming freshman class

Redshirt might not be a term used for many of the freshman in the Texas Longhorns' incoming class.Charlie Strong needs instant impact in his second season and that means his first full recruiting class at Texas, one nationally hailed and stocked with four-star-level talent, has to hit the field, and hit it hard.Already, five-star linebacker Malik Jefferson and right tackle Connor...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Official Takes Shot At Texas Longhorns Over TV Network

The feud between former rivals continues as a Texas A&M official took a shot at Texas over their television network.
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Head Coach Charlie Strong Must Be Sharing the Crazy Kool-Aid With His Staff

Texas is one of the premier college football programs in the nation. With the money the school has coming in and the rabid fan base in Austin there will never be a shortage of fans wanting to pack the stadium on game day. However, if they really want to become the best instead of just saying they are they may want to quit drinking the crazy Kool-Aid and win a few football games.Before...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Coach Takes Shot At Bryce Petty’s Draft Selection

One member of the Texas Longhorns' coaching staff took a questionable shot at former Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty.
Via Gamedayr
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns HC Charlie Strong Congratulates Wrong Malcolm Brown on Being Drafted

Oh Charlie. It was bad enough that he did not know who his starting quarterback was when he was asked under oath, but his latest good has to make you wonder just a little bit if he knows who his players are. What did he do this time?He congratulated the wrong player on being drafted in the first round Thursday night.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Longhorns Head Coach Mack Brown in Dubai to Talk Texas Football

Mack Brown may be gone from the sideline for the Texas Longhorns, but he is far from forgotten. He has a day job with ESPN, but also has one as the special assistant to the University president (and earns a tidy salary of $500K/year for it). As it turns out, the position actually does entail him doing some work.Brown is currently in Dubai and trying to set the stage for the Longhorns...
Via FatManWriting
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack takes shot at Charlie Strong/Texas

Re-starting the Texas/Texas A&M rivalry has been a hot topic this week and Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack has gotten involved. In an ESPN article, Charlie Strong was quoted as saying… “Let me win some games first,” he said, jokingly. “Then I can push it. I don’t know if I want to go walking into College Station right now.” Not exactly a strong push for the game...
Via The Student Section
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend Bubble Watch: It’s Now or Never for Texas in 2015

A year ago, the Texas Longhorns were expected to crash and burn. Instead, they made their way to the NCAA tournament, and Rick Barnes appeared to have rescued himself in Austin. This season, the exact opposite could happen, but this bubble weekend gives the Horns a chance to avoid a miserable Selection Sunday afternoon in front of CBS cameras. * Texas travels to Lawrence on Saturday...
Via The Student Section
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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