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Report: Texas A&M has reached out to LSU DC John Chavis

Texas A&M is still looking for a defensive coordinator after firing Mark Snyder on November 28. Aggie fans are starting to get impatient after watching the top LB in the country commit to the Texas Longhorns due to no defensive coordinator being in place. There have been many rumors of who the Aggies are targeting, but one name that has come up is a familiar foe. According to...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 hours ago  |  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
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cedric Benson Arrested For Public Intoxication

Former Texas Longhorns great and Bears running back Cedric Benson was arrested in Austin and charged with public intoxication after aruging with a woman in a Austin taxi cab. Austin police records say there was a “verbal disturbance between a male and a female in a cab,” leading to Benson’s arrest. Benson was charged with public intoxication, Stefan said. “A lot of the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

It's easy to like Strong, even as a Longhorn

If Charlie Strong weren't the head coach of the Texas Longhorns, he would probably be pulling for the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Texas Bowl on Dec. 29 in Houston.
Via WholeHogSports
1 day ago

Felix scores 17, No. 9 Texas tops Long Beach State

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Javan Felix scored a season-best 17 points, helping No. 9 Texas defeat Long Beach State 78-68 Saturday night. Felix made 6 of 9 shots, including three 3-pointers. The reserve guard's previous high this season was 11 points. Jonathan Holmes scored 14 for Texas (10-1) and Cam Ridley had 13. Connor Lammert had 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Longhorns. Reserve...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong’s Daughter Claims He Blasts Big Sean Throughout Their Entire House

Texas head coach Charlie Strong may come off as a no-nonsense kind of guy, but apparently he’s more into pop culture than you think. According to his daughter, Hailee Strong, coach was blasting Big Sean’s “I Don’t F*** With You” throughout the house earlier Saturday. She claims that it woke her up. just woke up to my dad blasting idfwu through the whole house — Jae ...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong, Texas Landed 2 Massive Commitments From Top Recruits This Morning

Christmas came early for Charlie Strong.  Friday morning, the Texas coach received two commitments from two of the top recruits in the country. The Longhorns received pledges from Malik Jefferson, the No. 1 linebacker in the country and No. 13 player overall in 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings, and DeAndre McNeal, a four-star athlete. Both players are from Texas, with Jefferson...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns men and women rolling in 2014

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas basketball is rolling - both the men and the women - and making a splash among the nation's best just two seasons after both had seemed to hit bottom. The Longhorns men are ranked No. 9 and the women are No. 3, making this the first season the Texas men have been ranked in to the top 10 and the women in the top five since late December 2009. None of that...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Women’s VB

The University of Texas, the tournament’s second seed, defeated 7th seeded North Carolina 3 – 1 in the Minneapolis Regional Finals to earn a berth in the Women’s DI Final Four Volleyball Tournament.  The Longhorns lost only two matches all year, but both were on their home court in Austin.  Texas was the Big 12 Champion with a 15 – 1 conference record, their only loss to...
Via The Net Set
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino’s First Recruiting Class Ranked Higher Than Any Of Charlie Strong’s

Photo: Pete Cautilli When Bobby Petrino replaced Charlie Strong in January most fans didn’t see there being much of a drop off. Petrino is a proven winner and had the winningest run of any Louisville coach during his first tenure with the program. With all that said, Charlie Strong took the program to a new level on the recruiting front. In his four seasons at Louisville, Strong...
Via The Cardinal Connect
11 days ago  |  Discuss

These Bret Bielema, Charlie Strong Memes Hate The Texas Bowl

Bret Bielema and Charlie Strong hate the Texas Bowl, at least according to these memes.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansan Charlie Strong: Texas Bowl Will Be ‘First Time He’s Rooting Against The Razorbacks’

The dream Texas vs. Texas A&M in the Texas Bowl never came to fruition, but the Longhorns will be representing the Big 12 in Houston on December 29. Instead of the Aggies, they will face off with another team that has an interesting connection to Charlie Strong and the Texas program—Arkansas. Strong was born in Batesville, Arkansas, says that this is the first time his support...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 3 Texas women rout Southern 80-42

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Empress Davenport matched her career best with 15 points, most of them during a first-half spree, to help No. 3 Texas rout Southern 80-42 Monday. For Texas (7-0), Nneka Enemkpali added 18 points and 13 rebounds in 20 minutes and powered Texas' inside game. The Longhorns outrebounded Southern 48-22 and outscored the Jaguars 48-8 in the paint. Ariel Atkins, a freshman...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Old Southwest Conference rivals Texas, Arkansas to meet in Texas Bowl

Arkansas will face a familiar opponent in its first bowl game in three seasons, taking on former Southwest Conference rival Texas in the Texas Bowl on Dec. 29. Led by second-year coach Bret Bielema, the Razorbacks rebounded from back-to-back losing seasons this year and finished 6-6 while snapping a 17-game Southeastern Conference losing streak. They'll face the Longhorns and first...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Texas Longhorns' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas’ Jonathan Holmes Hit With Flagrant Foul On Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns

Kentucky and Texas are locked in a tight, physical battle in Lexington right now. No player better sums up the first half than the one you’ll see below. With the Longhorns holding onto a 20-14 lead late in the first session, Tyler Ulis set up fellow Wildcat freshman Karl-Anthony Towns for a dunk on a fast break. Texas senior Jonathan Holmes went up to challenge him, and got hit...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Even the Texas Longhorns Offense Plays Good Defense!

Playing offense has been a real struggle at times this season for the Texas Longhorns, but the one thing that has been fairly good for the team most of the season has been the defense. Against the top ranked TCU Horned Frogs both units had their hands full. While the Horned Frogs ended up blowing out the Longhorns the Texas defense played well for much of the game.Heck, when the...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Southlake Carroll Personifies Enduring State of Texas Football

Friday Night Lights. Texas Longhorns. Johnny Football. Dallas Cowboys. Texas football symbolizes many different things to many different people. Regardless of how one portrays/interprets it, one belief holds true: football reigns supreme
Via Stack
26 days ago  |  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

Texas Bowl Official Excited About Potential Texas vs. Texas A&M Match-Up

Twitter/@austin_garcia7 Middling bowl games like the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl in Houston don’t usually generate a ton of interest outside of the fanbases involved, but if that game gets its way, it may be one of the highlights of this bowl season. Starting this year, the Texas Bowl will feature a match-up between a Big 12 and an SEC team, and based on how this season has played...
Via College Spun
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Longhorns DB Quandre Diggs Lays the Smack Down on Poor West Virginia Receiver

Vegas had the line for the West Virginia-Texas game pretty small at just three points in favor of the Mountaineers. Many wondered what in the world the odds makers were smoking. Had they not seen the WVU defense laying people out? Had they not seen Clint Trickett slinging the ball around.Yes--but they've also seen Texas defensive back Quandre Digs lay the wood on people too....
Via FatManWriting
November 08, 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

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
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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