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Wild rally falls short, No. 19 Texas loses at Iowa St

With less than 12 minutes left, Texas was staring at a 21-point deficit and the very strong possibility of a losing record in the Big 12. The Longhorns still lost, and they still fell below .500 in league play. They also nearly pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in school history. Georges Niang scored 19 points, Bryce Dejean-Jones had 18 and 15th-ranked Iowa State held off...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas and Texas A&M Writers Get Into Twitter Beef Over Recruiting

This is interesting and better than the WWE’s Royal Rumble from last night. Geoff Ketchum, publisher of Texas Longhorns website OrangeBloods.com, invited Billy Liucci, co-owner of Texas A&M website TexAgs.com, onto his radio show. Ketchum didn’t get the response he wanted, and it was on from there. Just invited @billyliucci on the show tomorrow @YSportsRadio He can ask...
Via Thacover2
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Beats Out Auburn For 4-Star WR Recruit John Burt

Texas, who some believe is set to have an incredible National Signing Day next week, just nabbed another big recruit. The Longhorns have officially landed the services of four-star wide receiver John Burt. Burt, who was originally committed to UT but decommitted and expressed interest in Auburn back in early January, tweeted out his decision with a photo of Charlie Strong and his...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2 Texas Commits Imply They Know Something Others Don’t, Longhorns Will Have Huge Signing Day

Could the Texas Longhorns be quietly putting together an incredible 2015 recruiting class? If we’re to believe two UT commits – three-star defensive end Charles Omenihu and three-star defensive tackle Du’Vonta Lampkin – Charlie Strong could be doing some serious work behind the scenes. Omenihu and Lampkin, both of whom are firmly committed to the program and took visits this...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Texas DB Quandre Diggs Makes Sweet Interception During Senior Bowl

He has been one of the best players for the Texas Longhorns for years and will make a nice addition to someone's secondary in the NFL. Just in case his game film is not enough to make some NFL scouts take notice Diggs picked off a pass during the Senior Bowl Saturday and set up the offense with a very short field after a nice return.Well done. Well done indeed.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star WR DaMarkus Lodge Tweets Out Photo Of Ole Miss Jersey Cake

Earlier this week, four-star wide receiver recruit DaMarkus Lodge, in tandem with five-star quarterback recruit Kyler Murray, tweeted out a photo of a Texas Longhorns jersey with no explanation. Now, Friday night, Lodge seems to be one-upping himself. Lodge, while on an official visit to Oxford, tweeted out a photo of an Ole Miss jersey cake apparently made in his honor. Check this...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Commit Cecil Cherry Openly Recruiting Kyler Murray On Twitter

Wednesday, seemingly out of nowhere, Texas A&M quarterback commit Kyler Murray, a five-star recruit from the state of Texas, tweeted out a photo of a Texas Longhorns jersey with no explanation. The move has led many to believe that Murray, despite still being committed to the Aggies with just two weeks until National Signing Day, may be considering playing for another program...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Commit Kyler Murray Tweets Photo Of Texas Jersey With No Explanation

Back in late December, it was reported that Texas native Kyler Murray, the No. 2 ranked dual threat quarterback in the country (per 247 Sports), was possibly considering flipping him commitment from Texas A&M to Oklahoma. But Wednesday, with just two weeks left until National Signing Day, Murray may be implying that there is a third team in the mix for his future services. Murray...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

War Damn (This Has to Be Ill) Eagle

The season's been over for a week and a half, so who's ready for some corrupt recruiting stories?!?!?I thought so.Texas fans, meet four-star defensive back Tim Irvin, who committed to Charlie Strong and the Longhorns at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl: Then Timmy went to Auburn and tweeted this picture: SURPRISE!!! So who's story do we believe now? The Texas fan who realized this...
Via Double Coverage Football
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Center Cameron Ridley Shows Off Some Power Against West Virginia

Texas Longhorns center Cameron Ridley is a very big man (6'9' and 285 pounds). He is the kind of man that football coaches have probably tried to recruit off of the basketball team each and every season. It will not be surprising if NFL coaches invite him in to camp (assuming the NBA is not in his future). Could you imagine your favorite team with a big, powerful tight end like him...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns RB Malcolm Brown Trolls Oklahoma During East West Shrine Game

As far as most fans are concerned the college football season is over--but it's not. There are still a few all-star type games that give seniors one more chance to show NFL scouts what they can do. It is also one more chance for rivals to mess with each other before they possibly become teammates in the NFL.Longhorns running back Malcolm Brown got a shot in at Oklahoma with what...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Player Trolls Texas In East-West Shrine Game

An Oklahoma player tolled the Texas Longhorns in the East-West Shrine Game Saturday.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Texas Dunks Off A Lob Against West Virginia

Texas’s Prince Ibeh delivered this “royal flush” against West Virginia on Saturday: Texas' Prince Ibeh Huge Alley-oop Slam + 1 #SCTop10 https://t.co/xfxE86uC5W — The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) January 18, 2015
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Which School Has The Most Valuable College Football Team?

For years the Texas Longhorns were the most valuable college football team in the land. But after a coaching change and another year struggling, they have fallen down the list. Ohio State is now in the top spot, followed by Michigan and then Texas. Pretty crazy to see how quickly things can fall apart with […] The post Which School Has The Most Valuable College Football Team? appeared...
Via Diehardsport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering the 2006 Rose Bowl 9 Years Later: USC vs. Texas

January 4th, 2006, if you are a diehard Texas Longhorns’ fan you know what this date signifies. This was the date Texas experienced arguably the greatest day in their prestigious college football history.On this Wednesday night, Texas saw their program achieve something they haven’t accomplished in 35 years and ended one of the greatest dynasties the sport has ever seen. Texas...
Via Football Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Enemkpali helps No. 3 Texas beat Kansas 60-46

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Nneka Enemkpali had 12 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 3 Texas beat Kansas 60-46 on Saturday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Enemkpali, a 6-foot-1 senior, produced her sixth straight double-double for the Longhorns (12-0), who are off to their best start since 1985-86 when they went 34-0 and became the first undefeated NCAA women's champion. Empress...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Longhorns Exhibit Great Teamwork During Texas Bowl Calf Scramble

Must be the defensive players out there.@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
28 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Texas Longhorns Fan Wearing Awesome Hat With Really Long Horns

This is the most awesome thing I have ever seen. I must have it. If anyone at the Texas Bowl sees this gentleman please ask him where he got it and tell me in the comment section.It will be mine.@IbatheWonderDogRead more »
Via FatManWriting
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Most Significant Cotton Bowls

The Cotton Bowl faded into relative obscurity over the past two decades, due to the death of the Southwest Conference and a reshuffling of the New Year’s Day bowl lineup. Beginning in the latter half of the 1990s and continuing for a number of years, the Cotton Bowl was moved to a late-morning kickoff for a number of years on Jan. 1, leading to a decrease in visibility and prominence...
Via The Student Section
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Empress Davenport's late layup lifts Texas past Texas A&M

  Everything was set up with the postseason in mind at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, the site of this season's Southeastern Conference women's tournament. The two headliners lived up to the billing in the Big 12-SEC Challenge. Empress Davenport' made a layup with 4.2 seconds remaining, and No. 3 Texas overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to beat No. 4 Texas A&M 67-65...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas and Texas A&M meet in Big 12-SEC Challenge

The Big 12 and SEC couldn't have asked for a better game for the inaugural challenge between the conferences Sunday with No. 3 Texas facing No. 4 Texas A&M. The two schools will play each other in a doubleheader in Little Rock along with Arkansas facing Oklahoma. The site of the doubleheader will be used for the SEC tournament this March. The four teams will play again next year...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Forget the Record; Charlie Strong Shows He’s What Texas Needs

Getting blasted by TCU on Thanksgiving night put an ill-fitting cap on Charlie Strong’s first (regular) season as Texas’ head coach. The Longhorns came into the game riding a three-game winning streak built on a nasty defense and steady improvement from sophomore quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. This story is supposed to end with UT upsetting TCU in front of a national audience and...
Via The Student Section
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: SEC Would Block Texas Longhorns vs. Texas A&M Aggies Bowl Game

For those hoping to see the Texas/Texas A&M rivalry renewed, at least for one game, we’ve got some bad news for you. According to HornsDigest.com reporter Chip Brown, two sources close to the situation say SEC officials have indicated to bowls with SEC/Big 12 bowl tie-ins that the league won’t approve a Texas vs Texas A&M postseason [&hellip (Visited 8 times, 9...
Via No Coast Bias
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Photos: Undertaker And Wife Michelle McCool At The Texas Longhorns Game

The Undertaker and his wife Michelle McCool attended Saturday’s college football game between the Texas Longhorns and Iowa State. The Undertaker, a native Texan, was watching the game from the sidelines. Looks like the “Deadman” brought the Texans some good luck, because the final score of that game was, Iowa State Cyclones 45, Texas Longhorns 48. You can check out some photos...
Via Wrestling News Depot
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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