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Lawsuit over play-calling at Texas heating up

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The contract dispute between Oklahoma State and University of Texas assistant Joe Wickline hit courtrooms in two states Thursday, and lawyers for both sides said Texas coaches, administrators and players could ultimately be called to testify about who is calling the plays for the Longhorns. Oklahoma State and Wickline sued each other in Oklahoma and Texas over...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours 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
11 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sour taste lingers

Texas Coach Charlie Strong described his debut season with the Longhorns as an "up and down" year that ended with an inexplicable dud.
Via WholeHogSports
2 days ago

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
3 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
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the Texas Longhorns' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
12 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
13 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
20 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns vs. TCU Horned Frogs Game Preview and Prediction

The Lone Star State is home to three Thanksgiving Day games, and the Big 12 showdown between TCU and Texas may provide the most intrigue of any game...
Via Athlon Sports
22 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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas road to the 2K Title started at halftime

Send to Kindle (Credit: Matt Hempel/UT Athletics) NEW YORK CITY- The result will show Texas winning the 2K Championship with a 71-55 decision over California. The championship at Madison square Garden saw the Longhorns get the job done with solid defense. Before one can advance to the championship, naturally the semifinal must be negotiated. In that regard it can be argued the...
Via College Chalktalk
25 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
29 days ago  |  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

Photo: Check Out Texas Basketball’s New Alternate Black Uniform

The Texas men’s basketball team opens its 2014-15 season Friday night. The Longhorns, ranked No. 10 in both the preseason AP and Coaches Poll, take on North Dakota State.  Texas won’t be wearing an alternate uniform Friday evening, but at some point this winter, Rick Barnes’ squad will be sporting a new black uniform.  Check it out:  You won’t see this alternative uniform...
Via College Spun
November 11, 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

Texas DC Vance Bedford Would Not Support Longhorns Wearing Alternate Uniforms, Calls Them ‘Clown Suits’

According to Texas defensive coordinator Vance Bedford, more than 75 college football teams will sport “clown suits” at least once this season.  During today’s session with the media, Bedford, 56, was asked about the idea of Texas wearing an alternate uniform.  Tons of other teams do. Oregon is the program most known for its crazy, vibrant uniform concepts, but classic programs...
Via College Spun
November 05, 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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