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TEXAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

University of Texas Police Investigating Drone Flight Over Stadium During Home Opener

If you happened to be at the Texas Longhorns home opener against North Texas Saturday you may have noticed what appeared to be an unidentified flying object hovering over the stadium. As it turns out--it wasn't a friend from another planet, but an idiot student flying a drone--complete with camera--over the game.Sure enough he was caught and arrested, but it remains to be seen...
Via FatManWriting
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Texas Longhorns Band Shows Charlie Strong Some Love at Halftime of North Texas Game

It's been a long off-season for the Texas Longhorns and especially head coach Charlie Strong. The man had the unenviable task of replacing a legend and rebuilding one of the most visible programs in the nation back in to the national title contender it once was. To make it even more challenging Strong has had to make more tough calls before his first game than most coaches make...
Via FatManWriting
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong: Starting QB David Ash out against BYU

Texas head coach Charlie Strong says his starting quarterback, David Ash, will not be available this weekend for a home game against BYU. Ash apparently took a hit in the first quarter against North Texas on Saturday that raised a caution flag later that night. Sophomore Tyrone Swoopes will now be expected to be the starting quarterback for Texas. Now Texas will be playing its next...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Could Texas Longhorns’ David Ash Consider Retirement?

Can David Ash continue to play football? Mandatory Credit: Sue Ogrocki How many concussions is too many? David Ash is toeing the line. Charlie Strong said at a press conference Monday that the Texas Longhorns quarterback will not play in Saturday’s game against BYU because of concussion-like symptoms. “We would never jeopardize a young man’s health for the good of the football...
Via The Sports Journal
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas’ Starting C, Dominic Espinosa, Suffered Broken Ankle, Likely Out For Season

One of the key cogs of Texas’ offense is likely out for the rest of the season, according to a report by OrangeBloods.com.  Dominic Espinosa, the starting center for the Longhorns, suffered a broken ankle in Saturday’s season opener. Per the report, the senior is likely out out for the rest of the year.  OB has confirmed that starting center Dominic Espinosa suffered a broken...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big 12: Texas’ Demarcus Croaker Impresses In Latest Mixtape

Everybody with a knowledgeable basketball mind knows that in order to be the best, you have to play with the best. In the case of Texas Longhorns’ guard Demarcus Croaker, he isn’t necessarily training with the absolute “best” but he is competing with those far beyond his skill level as an effort to improve during […] Big 12: Texas’ Demarcus Croaker Impresses In Latest...
Via NBA Draft Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Football Players Get Off Of The Team Bus Wearing Suits

Texas head coach Charlie Strong is going to change the perceived culture issue with the school’s football team, or he’s going to die trying. The latest example of this came today, when the Texas football team got off of the team bus at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium wearing the same suits. Wow. #Texas players get off the bus wearing khaki pants, white shirts, burnt...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns Fan Builds Flawless LEGO Replica of Texas Football Stadium

Sometimes people have way too much free time, as is the case with this Texas Longhorns superfan that constructed a perfect replica of Darrell K. Royal Stadium out of LEGOS. The flawless beauty features delicate details through the stadium, including an Amazon Kindle as the fully-functioning video board. Check out the extensive building process below and the unfathomable final product...
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Clarifies That Mack Brown Will Discuss Texas As An Analyst

On on a Tuesday conference call, new ESPN analyst Mack Brown said that he and his successor at Texas Charlie Strong agreed that he would not discuss his former team on the network. Today, ESPN has clarified Brown’s statement, and said that he will talk about the team, just not directly in interviews specifically about Texas. Re yesterday’s comments, ESPN spokeswoman says Mack...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
7 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
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
18 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
28 days ago  |  1 Comment
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