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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
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2014 Betting Odds And Predictions

Texas Longhorns betting odds and predictions for the 2014 season.
Via Gamedayr
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas Extends Rick Barnes Through 2018-19

Many would argue that Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes has underachieved with the Longhorns, but the school has thrown its support behind him, extending his contract through the 2018-19 season. Barnes base pay will only go up a bit, but it looks like his seat has cooled off. BREAKING: #Texas men’s coach Rick Barnes gets 2 years added to contract. Deal runs through 18-19 season...
Via College Spun
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas coach Charlie Strong take the team Bowling Sunday (video)

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong took his team bowling Sunday. Catch the players reaction to the coach making the announcement of some time away from the football field. Also it’s a good thing these young men are playing football and not there for a bowling scholarship. — BarDown (@BarDown) August 17, 2014 The post Texas coach Charlie Strong take the team Bowling...
Via NCAA Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Charlie Strong Takes Texas Football Bowling In Place Of Practice

Give Charlie Strong some credit. While he’s come off as incredibly strict in his first few months as Texas head coach, he has shown that he can have some fun and let loose when necessary. Like other programs have done in recent weeks, Strong gave his team a surprise day off today, eschewing practice for a trip to the bowling alley. Texas released video of the surprise, and the...
Via College Spun
5 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas Hiring Vince Young to Work on Diversity Engagement

Former Texas Longhorns star QB, Vince Young, is returning the place where his national fame for football began. Young has accepted a job with the Longhorns to work in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement according to reports. Sources tell @HornsDigest former #Texas QB Vince Young to work in #UT Division of Diversity and Community Engagement. http://t.co/BFGMn68Fg4 —...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: There Are Still Some Texas Longhorns That Have Not Bought in to Charlie Strong's Program

After the dismissals and suspension that Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong has been handing out you would think that the players still on the squad would get the picture by now. Buy in to his program or find your time wearing the burnt orange cut short.It seems that some guys still haven't.@AndrewKingHornsA few players have been seen recently wearing a WWE-style championship...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Website Spoofing Longhorns Media Guide Gaffe Now Has T-Shirts

Remember back during the Big 12 Media Days when the Texas Longhorns goofed and misspelled the name of their own website in their media guide? Remember the website that sprang up with the sole intent of reminding Texas fans of the flub and to basically make fun of everything possible about the Longhorns?It now has t-shirts.@texsasportsIt's good to know that they were not taking...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas’ Bull Ring Drill Shows Just How Intense College Football Practice Can Be

Videos of practice have been coming out from camps all across the country, but so far Charlie Strong’s first fall camp seems to be the most physical and intense, at least from what we’ve seen. Over the weekend we caught a glimpse of the Longhorns’ Oklahoma Drill. Now, Texas has released video of a bull ring drill, where two players enter a ring formed by their teammates, and...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Longhorns Wearing ‘Texas Football Warrior’ WWE-Style Championship Belt At Practice

Last week, we got word that Texas head coach Charlie Strong was making his players “earn” the Longhorns logo by removing it from their helmets. Apparently this week they’re just wearing it on their waists instead. A few of UT’s players were seen wearing a “Texas Football Warrior” WWE-style championship belt today before and after team practice. One, sophomore linebacker...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Summer Reading: Tim Keown On Charlie Strong

Charlie Strong is trying to bring Texas out of the shadows of mediocrity. This past week at ESPN The Magazine, accomplished sportswriter Tim Keown chronicled Strong’s efforts to bring the Bevo’s Boys back to the top. From the feature-length article on Strong: “He studied under Lou Holtz, considers Bear Bryant an influence and yet encourages his players to dance and trash-talk...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Check Out This Awesome Trailer For ‘Lone Star Holy War,’ The Documentary Being Made About The Texas-Texas A&M Rivalry

The Texas-Texas A&M rivalry may be dead for the time being, but we’ll be able to live the rivalry vicariously in a couple months.  A documentary, titled “Lone Star Holy War,” is being made by Texas 28 Films. It will be about the rise and fall of the football rivalry between the Texas and Texas A&M programs.  Check out the trailer. It’s pretty awesome.  Texas and...
Via College Spun
15 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
18 days ago  |  1 Comment

Funny progression of Texas kicker's hair

Someone get this kid some help. He still has a year to go. - – - – - Also see … Application for Texas Longhorns Head Football Coach Job PICTURE: Texas fan carves his tree into “Hook’em, Horns!” hand sign SP’s NCAA Football page The post PICTURE: Behold the Year-by-Year Hair Progression of Nick Rose, Texas Kicker appeared first on SportsPickle.
Via Sports Pickle
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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