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Brawl in Texas/Baylor Game Results in Seven Players Getting Ejected

At this time of the year it is understandable if teams are a little more testy especially if they are on the bubble like the Texas Longhorns. To have a shot of making the Tournament this season the Longhorns need a big time win and they got it Monday night with a 61-59 upset win over No. 14 Baylor.However, as important as the win is fans are going to be talking more about the bench...
Via FatManWriting
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Matte Black Texas Longhorns Concept Helmet Is Mean

This matte black Texas Longhorns concept helmet is mean looking.
Via Gamedayr
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

College Baseball Notebook: Week Three

Cold and rainy= baseball cancelled across the country A winter storm and an all-around rainy weekend around the South and Southeast made for a weekend set up for upsets and missed games. In Central and South Texas, the Texas Longhorns cut their weekend short by two games and Texas A&M Corpus Christi only got to play one of their three scheduled against UT Arlington. On the East...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Signee Tweets Photo Of New Black Matte Helmet, But It’s Just A Concept

We’re over a month into the college football offseason, which means that a number of programs will soon be releasing their 2015 uniform sets. Saturday, some Texas fans thought they might be getting a sneak peak at a new Longhorns helmet, via 2015 wide receiver signee Ryan Newsome. Turns out, though, that it’s just a very well-made concept helmet. Here’s Newsome’s tweet, which...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas Star Vince Young to Take Part in Veteran Combine in Arizona Next Month

The NFL makes a lot of bad decisions, but it made a brilliant one when it decided to hold special veteran combines. What better way for teams to see if players that have been out of the game for any amount of time are worth giving another chance than by putting them back through the same paces they did when these guys were bright-eyed college kids with huge aspirations.It looks like...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamaal Charles Cost Texas a Four-Star Running Back Commit

The Texas Longhorns have had some great running backs over the years. Among some of the more widely recognizable faces are guys like Early Campbell, Eric Metcalf, Ricky Williams, and more recently Jamaal Charles. In fact, it is because of Charles that one high school running back said he chose not to go to Texas.His logic is hard to argue with especially when you consider where he...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Forward Jonathan Holmes Ejected for Throwing Elbow at West Virginia's Devin Williams

This is a perfect example of why it is always a bad idea to retaliate. West Virginia's Devin Williams gives Texas' Jonathan Holmes a good shove and nearly knocks him over so what does Holmes do? He throws a well-deserved elbow in retaliation, but who gets caught and ejected from the game? Holmes.Is it right? Absolutley. He broke a rule that warrants an ejection, but it wouldn't have...
Via FatManWriting
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas' Jonathan Holmes ejected for throwing hard elbow on WVU player (VIDEO)

Late in the first half of the Texas Longhorns' game against West Virginia, Texas forward Jonathan Holmes was pushed in the back by the Mountaineers' Devin Williams.The shove was a little hard, but not as stiff as the elbow Holmes throws in retaliation. Holmes connected right on Williams' chin, and that earned him a flagrant-2 foul and an ejection.  But, from this angle, it looks...
Via The Other Paper
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bubble Viewer’s Guide: The Final Week Of February

With the bubble season ramping up as the conference tournaments approach, here is a list of “bubbly” games to watch this week in college basketball: TUESDAY Texas A&M at Arkansas – Texas A&M has won four of its six games in February, after losing only two games in January. One of those was an overtime loss to Kentucky. With a strong SEC performance, the Aggies appear...
Via The Student Section
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Stein Will Join Charlie Strong’s Staff At Texas

Photo: Andy Lyons – GettyFormer Louisville quarterback and graduate assistant Will Stein announced on Sunday afternoon that he will be leaving the Cardinal program to join Charlie Strong’s staff at Texas. After graduating from Louisville in 2013, Stein spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant for the football program. He spent one season under Strong and was a part...
Via The Cardinal Connect
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB Signee Kai Locksley Says That He’s Already Put On A ‘Solid’ 10 Pounds During Offseason Training

One of the major concerns for incoming freshmen in college football, especially quarterbacks, is their ability to withstand the punishment against more developed athletes. Texas signee Kai Locksley may not start from day one in Austin, but he’s already making strides during off-season training. Locksley tweeted that he has put on 10 pounds and is up to 205 after just two weeks...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sooners Take Advantage of Texas Miscues to Down Longhorns 71-69

This is the kind of game that can get a head coach fired. The Texas Longhorns could have beat the Sooners Tuesday night, but they didn't falling to Oklahoma 71-69 after a late run by the Sooners gave them control of the game.While the Longhorns did play probably their best first half of ball on the road all season, it is the inability to keep control down the stretch that cost the...
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Texas Football Team Sent Rooster Teeth A Signed Ball To Pay Tribute To The Late Monty Oum

Two weeks ago, world-famous web animator Monty Oum, who worked for an Austin-based production company called Rooster Teeth, passed away unexpectedly after suffering an allergic reaction during a routine medical procedure that left him in a coma. In response, his employer asked that anyone who was looking to pay tribute did so creatively – instead of simply sending flowers or gifts...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong hires two to complete Texas coaching staff

Charlie Strong has completed his 2015 coaching staff with two hires, Texas announced on Friday.  Gilmer High School coach Jeff Traylor is joining the staff as tight ends and special teams coach. LSU defensive line coach Brick Haley is taking the same job on the Longhorns' staff after serving as an assistant under Les Miles for the last six seasons.  "It's a great day," Haley said...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas, UCLA also interested in Eastern Washington star QB

Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams is one of the top players in all of FCS football, and he may be making the jump to the power conferences for his final year of eligibility. He has already visited Pac-12 power Oregon, and according to his high school coach, Texas and UCLA are also expressing interest. UCLA and Texas have each registered interest in Adams, the Eastern...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Do you have to run the spread to win big in the Big 12?

The big story at Texas since Arkansas eviscerated the Longhorns in the Texas Bowl has been the hard charge being made by Charlie Strong toward the finish line on national signing day. The wooing process led to a revelation that was overshadowed by speculation about five-star studs and a turf war with Texas A&M. After just one year in Austin, Strong is abandoning his pro-style...
Via The Student Section
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns bench Jet Pack Guy after one season

On a day when the Texas Longhorns gained some exciting recruits, they also lost a very important guy. No, not Kyler Murray. The Jet Pack Guy (real name Nick Macomber) has taken his last flight around Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, according to the Austin American-Statesman. Sorry Longhorn fans. You'll need to find new pregame entertainment now. Before all six of the Longhorns...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Fan Made An Awesome Video Letting All Recruits Know Why They Should Play For The Longhorns

We’re less than a week away from National Signing Day, which is set to occur on Wednesday, Feb. 4.  Decision time is coming for recruits all over the country, and many of the nation’s top players are still considering multiple schools. No program seems to have more riding on the next six-to-seven days than Texas, which could get commitments from five-star quarterback Kyler Murray...
Via College Spun
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Hart hung out with the Texas Longhorns

With the Wedding Ringer out, Kevin Hart is a busy guy but that didn’t stop him from hanging around with the Texas Longhorns before his performance tonight in Austin…. Kevin Hart invades the Texas weight room » http://t.co/Gui3LsdLaY #HookEm pic.twitter.com/sFaOXfIzvE — Horns247 (@Horns247) January 28, 2015 Get that work in @KevinHart4real #HookEm pic.twitter.com/sSYu77dAkz...
Via The Student Section
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong hasn’t aged since 1988, but he has less hair

Before he was the head coach of the Texas Longhorns, Charlie Strong worked a number of jobs. One of his first coaching jobs was at Florida. In fact, he spent four different stints at Florida as he bounced around gaining experience. You would think time has taken a toll on him, but this 1988 media guide photo shows Strong looks very much the same as he does today, except with more...
Via The Student Section
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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