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Texas vs. North Texas—Game Time, TV Schedule, Line, Predictions

How will Strong fare in Year 1? The Charlie Strong Era takes off at Texas on Saturday. The Longhorns, coming off an 8-5 season in Mack Brown’s final year, begin their 2014 campaign against in-state competitor North Texas. In the minds of most, Texas trails Oklahoma, Baylor, and Kansas State in the Big 12 title race, but some are projecting the Longhorns to seriously compete for...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mack Brown, Charlie Strong Made An Agreement That Brown Won’t Talk About Texas On ESPN

It can be tough for a college football analyst to talk about the school they coached or played at. If the analyst praises their alma mater, they’ll be labeled as a “homer.” If they criticize, they’ll upset their former fan base.  Mack Brown, the former Texas coach turned college football analyst for ESPN, has decided to eliminate those problems. The 62-year-old, who led...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas OL Rami Hammad is transferring to Baylor

A little over 20 months after decommitting from Baylor's 2013 recruiting class, OL Rami Hammad is coming home. Last week, we started hearing rumors that OL Rami Hammad, once a Baylor commit in the class of 2013, was leaving Texas for greener pastures elsewhere. I never really considered the possibility that those pastures might be in Waco, but lo and behold. Right away, you...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Desmond Howard: Texas Will Win The Big 12 This Season

In the minds of many, this is supposed to be a transitional year for the Texas football team. Charlie Strong has kicked a few players out of his program as he attempts to fill the Longhorns with players that best represent what he wants in a college athlete. Texas is unranked in the preseason AP Poll and No. 24 in the Coaches Poll.  Desmond Howard has a different plan for Strong’s...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s A Great Texas Football Hype Video, Set To Johnny Cash’s “The Man Comes Around”

The Texas Longhorns, who are one week away from their 2014 debut, will be playing their first season with new head coach Charlie Strong running the show. Fans, hoping for a program turnaround, are expecting big things from the new regime in Austin. Strong has made it clear that the players will have to earn everything they get on the team. We’ve seen a number of great fan-made...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas’ Coach Rick Barnes Earns Two-Year Extension With Longhorns

What a complete 180 for Rick Barnes and his Texas Longhorns basketball program. This time last year, Barnes was on the hot seat in Austin and expected to be fired if he couldn’t bring the Longhorns back to prominence. Well, that’s just what he has done. One 24-win season and the nation’s No. 2 overall […] Texas’ Coach Rick Barnes Earns Two-Year Extension With Longhorns...
Via NBA Draft Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2014 Betting Odds And Predictions

Texas Longhorns betting odds and predictions for the 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas coach Charlie Strong take the team Bowling Sunday (video)

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong took his team bowling Sunday. Catch the players reaction to the coach making the announcement of some time away from the football field. Also it’s a good thing these young men are playing football and not there for a bowling scholarship. — BarDown (@BarDown) August 17, 2014 The post Texas coach Charlie Strong take the team Bowling...
Via NCAA Football Zone
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Charlie Strong Takes Texas Football Bowling In Place Of Practice

Give Charlie Strong some credit. While he’s come off as incredibly strict in his first few months as Texas head coach, he has shown that he can have some fun and let loose when necessary. Like other programs have done in recent weeks, Strong gave his team a surprise day off today, eschewing practice for a trip to the bowling alley. Texas released video of the surprise, and the...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Hires Vince Young To Six-Figure Job, Mack Brown Excited He’s Back

Vince Young is heading back to Austin. After retiring from the NFL in June, Young is returning to the University of Texas to work for its Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. Young will serve as a development officer for Texas alumni relations, raising money for programs that help first-generation and low-income college students. He will make at least $100,000 a year...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: There Are Still Some Texas Longhorns That Have Not Bought in to Charlie Strong's Program

After the dismissals and suspension that Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong has been handing out you would think that the players still on the squad would get the picture by now. Buy in to his program or find your time wearing the burnt orange cut short.It seems that some guys still haven't.@AndrewKingHornsA few players have been seen recently wearing a WWE-style championship...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Website Spoofing Longhorns Media Guide Gaffe Now Has T-Shirts

Remember back during the Big 12 Media Days when the Texas Longhorns goofed and misspelled the name of their own website in their media guide? Remember the website that sprang up with the sole intent of reminding Texas fans of the flub and to basically make fun of everything possible about the Longhorns?It now has t-shirts.@texsasportsIt's good to know that they were not taking...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong takes Longhorn logo off Texas helmets

Charlie Strong is so old school that it is kind of annoying. Strong has committed to changing the Texas football culture in the wake of Mack Brown’s departure, and that has resulted in him doing stuff like making his players wear solid white helmets during practice. According to Anward Richardson of OrangeBloods.com, Strong has removed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  1 Comment

Funny progression of Texas kicker's hair

Someone get this kid some help. He still has a year to go. - – - – - Also see … Application for Texas Longhorns Head Football Coach Job PICTURE: Texas fan carves his tree into “Hook’em, Horns!” hand sign SP’s NCAA Football page The post PICTURE: Behold the Year-by-Year Hair Progression of Nick Rose, Texas Kicker appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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