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Video: Matthew McConaughey gives pep talk to Texas football team

Matthew McConaughey is on a roll, and he’s a gigantic Texas Longhorns football fan. The Texas native has been very visible at Texas games over the years and has never been shy about supporting his team. Apparently after the Longhorns lost to UCLA he was invited to speak to the team by head coach Charlie Strong and he didn’t disappoint. McConaughey kept his roll going with...
Via Rumors and Rants
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Video: Matthew McConaughey Gave Texas A Great Speech Before The Longhorns Crushed Kansas

Last week, Texas revealed that Academy Award winning actor Matthew McConaughey, also a huge UT fan, had stopped by to give the Longhorns a bit of a pep talk before their game against Kansas on Saturday. Wednesday night, the Longhorn Network posted the full video of McConaughey’s speech, which clearly worked, considering Texas blanked the Jayhawks 23-0.  McConaughey tells the team...
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Big 12 Basketball Preview: #2 Texas Longhorns

The Sports Bank’s college basketball season previews undergo a face lift this season. Rather than counting down the top 111 teams in 111 days, we will go conference-by-conference.  I’ve already counted down the Pac-12 and now we turn our attention to the Big 12. The Texas Longhorns were one of the surprise teams in college basketball last season. With everybody returning and...
Via The Sports Bank
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns WR John Harris Proves Charlie Strong Still Has His Work Cut Out For Him

There is a good chance that Texas wide receiver John Harris is in Charlie Strong’s doghouse after Harris’s recent Baylor-bashing tweet.@dallasnews/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
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Texas WR John Harris Takes Bold and Irresponsible Dig at Baylor Bears

Texas might still be Texas but the Longhorns are undoubtedly not the superpower that existed... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Coach Charlie Strong On Facing Baylor: “We’re Going To Have To Play Above Our Heads”

Back in 2005, when Texas was on its way to a BCS National Championship win, and Baylor was 2-6 in Big 12 play, the notion that the Longhorns would ever openly admit to being outclassed by the Bears on paper probably seemed silly. Well, not even a decade later, that is where the college football world has gone. Charlie Strong had a press conference this afternoon, and admitted that...
Via College Spun
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Met With Texas Coach Charlie Strong, Discussed Strong’s Core Values

On Thursday, it was reported that the NFL wanted to meet with Texas coach Charlie Strong and discuss his commitment to his five core values. Strong has been a strict disciplinarian ever since he arrived in Austin, making him a great person to talk to if you want to discuss things like discipline and integrity. According to a series of tweets sent out by former All-Pro defensive back...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong is Excessively Drug Testing Longhorns

Charlie Strong’s main job at Texas is to be a football coach. #1 thing a football coach needs to do is win football games. Don’t be fooled when you hear stuff like coaches are supposed to make boys into men and all that stuff. That is just good PR and sound bites. #1 thing is to WIN, everything else is secondary. Charlie Strong focus appears to be cleaning up the program, which...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas OT Kennedy Estelle Dismissed From The Longhorns Program For Violation Of Team Rules

At the beginning of September, Texas suspended offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle for a violation of team rules.  Estelle, the team’s starting left tackle heading into 2014, has now been dismissed from the Longhorns’ program.  Offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle, already suspended, has now been dismissed from the football team for a violation of team rules. — Longhorn Network...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Three suspended Texas starters will remain that way

For those Texas fans looking for some offensive help to return this week, and as it looks to continue its run to the College Football Playoff, you’re going to have to wait a bit longer. At his weekly Monday press conference, head coach Charlie Strong confirmed that any player who is currently suspended will remain that way. That means wide receiver Daje Johnson as well as offensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Quarterback Tyrone Swoopes “Expects” The Longhorns To Make The College Football Playoff

No one expects a player to admit that his team will not reach the highest level, especially not just four weeks into the season. However, it certainly seems unlikely that with two losses already, Texas will find a way into the inaugural College Football Playoff. Don’t tell that to quarterback Tyrone Swoopes, however: Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes said he “expects to be in the College...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Texas Longhorns Coach Mack Brown Thanks David Ash and Wishes Him Well

It was something that looked obvious from the outside looking in when David Ash sat out most of last season with symptoms of a concussion, but he was eventually deemed healthy and was supposed to be the man for the Longhorns this season. Another concussion in the team's season opener made it painfully clear what had to happpen next.David Ash had to stop playing football.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas hooks combo guard Eric Davis

The Texas Longhorns landed their first recruit for the 2015 recruiting cycle on Tuesday, and it was a big pledge, as 6′-3″ Arthur Hill (MI) combo guard Eric Davis announced he is headed to play for Texas. Davis, a top-40 recruit nationally, is a capable and competent ballhandler and also savvy scorer – two valuable traits ...
Via Hoopniks
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Referee Explained Coin Toss Decision to Texas and They Still Elected to Kick Twice

UCLA won the coin toss for their game on Saturday against Texas and elected to defer to the second half, thus giving the Longhorns the decision to kick or receive to open the game. The object of the game of football is to score more points than your opponent. In order to do so, you want to have as many offensive possessions as possible. Texas appears to be confused on that simple...
Via Next Impulse Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns on the Verge of Becoming the Real Life Texas State Armadillos?

The comparison is not a literal one of course. The Longhorns fall is not because of NCAA violations and they are not fielding a team of walk-ons because they have no other choice. They aren't recruiting really old quarterbacks--just guys that play intramurals--or people teaching class that happen to have a year or eligibility left or anything.But they are coming pretty darn close...
Via FatManWriting
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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