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Best in Texas: Which college football team has the best stadium?

Texas is home to many great college football stadiums. Few stadiums have more history than Texas' Darrell K Royal Stadium. Kyle Field in College Station is now one of the largest, most renowned stadiums in the sport. Baylor has a state-of-the-art facility right on the Brazos River in Waco and even Houston has a new stadium to show off to recruits.Ranking these stadiums isn't easy...
Via SportsDay
7 hours ago

Ex-Baylor signee Donovan Duvernay joins brother at Texas

Another day, another former Baylor signee switching his commitment to the Texas Longhorns. After landing Devin Duvernay, his twin brother Donovan Duvernay will be joining the Longhorns to behin his collegiate career this fall. ESPN’s Gerry Hamilton reported that Duvernay had committed to Texas and signed a financial aid agreement with the school late Saturday night. He is third...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Baylor signee JP Urquidez commits to Texas

2016 four-star offensive lineman JP Urquidez was one of the many former Baylor signees to request a release from his National Letter of Intent after the firing of Art Briles. He received that release and he will now be heading to another Big 12 school in the state of Texas. Urquidez took to Twitter on Sunday to announce that he would be committing to play for the Texas Longhorns...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas has interviewed Dallas Baptist's Dan Heefner for baseball head coaching job

Add Dallas Baptist's Dan Heefner to the long list of names who have been attached to the Longhorns' baseball head coaching vacancy.According to Kirk Bohls and Ryan Autullo of the Austin American-Statesman, Heefner interviewed with Texas athletic director Mike Perrin this week.The talks "went very well," sources told the Statesman.The Statesman reports that no offer was made to Heefner...
Via SportsDay
4 days ago

Charlie Strong: Texas players showing sense of urgency

Entering his third campaign at Texas, Charlie Strong knows he'll be under the limelight this season. Two seven-loss seasons rest in his shadows. A Sunday season opener against Notre Dame at home looms ahead. Speaking to media Wednesday, Strong spoke to his team's progress."It's a totally different attitude," Strong said. "[Players] understand and know the sense of urgency and what...
Via SportsDay
5 days ago

Report: No-for-2 ... another Pac-12 baseball coach turns down chance to replace Garrido at Texas

When the category is turning down chances to replace Augie Garrido as the University of Texas' head baseball coach, the Pac-12 is either 0-for-2, 2-for-2 or no-for-2. It depends on how you look at it.The Austin-American Statesman reported Friday that UCLA head baseball coach John Savage turned down the chance to take over at Texas, just hours after Oregon State's Pat Casey said no...
Via SportsDay
11 days ago

John Savage, Pat Casey in mix for Texas baseball job

That noise you hear is the sound of me hyperventilating as I breathe through a paper bag worried that John Savage is headed to Texas. Augie Garrido stepped down/was forced out as the head coach at Texas after the baseball team posted its first losing record since 1998. The Longhorns are in the market for a new coach, and they are going big game hunting. A report from 247 Sports’...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Mainieri approached about Texas HC vacancy

LSU head baseball coach Paul Mainieri is one of the best baseball coaches in the country and now he is receiving interest from the Texas Longhorns. According to The Advocate, Mainieri met with LSU athletic director Joe Alleva and was offered a significant raise to keep him from going to Texas, who saw longtime head coach Augie Garrido resign and take an assistant position with...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas reaches out to LSU's Paul Mainieri about its baseball head coaching vacancy

Texas has reached out to LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri about its head coaching vacancy, according to a report from The Advocate (Baton Rouge).According to Kendall Rogers of D1Baseball.com, the Longhorns' interest in Mainieri is "very legitimate."Before the 2016 season, Mainieri, 58, told The Advocate he'd like to coach eight more years at LSU.Earlier this week, Ryan Autullo of...
Via SportsDay
12 days ago

Charlie Strong Says Texas Is “Trying” To Work Something Out With Texas A&M

Texas and Texas A&M haven’t met on the gridiron since 2011, but it certainly seems like Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong is open to the idea of resuming the series. Friday, according to OrangeBlood’s Anwar Richardson, Strong, at the Touchdown Club of Houston, said that Texas is “trying” to work something out with its old rival.  Richardson is also reporting, however...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Charlie Strong Jumped In Drills During Today’s Youth Camp

Today is the second day of Charlie Strong’s Junior Football Camp, and the 55-year-old Texas coach isn’t just standing around on the sideline. Strong was bouncing around and interacting with kids, and even jumped in an agility drill.  VIDEO: Coach Strong instructed a few drills today camp but also jumped in to show the campers how it is done #HookEmhttps://t.co/90HOFGcOLx ...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Texas Longhorns Could Return To The Spotlight In 2016

The Texas Longhorns have not had a 10-win season since losing in the BCS National Championship Game in 2009. They have finished with a losing record in three of the six years since, including the last two under head coach Charlie Strong. In his third year with the Longhorns, Strong could see his team take a major step forward.The biggest improvement Texas will benefit from is a more...
Via The Sports Quotient
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: This Texas Concept Helmet Features Image Of Lone Star State

Texas’ white helmet with burnt orange steer image is a classic look. But what might a re-design of the UT helmet look like? Well, it could feature an actual image of the state of Texas, as this concept helmet from Instagram user Alk Sports did. COMMENT REQUESTS! Texas Longhorns Helmet Concept #alk #alksports #sports #football #collegefootball #big12 #texas #longhorns A...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns legendary baseball coach stepping down

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, is out after 20 seasons at Texas.The decision Monday comes after the Longhorns' first losing season since 1998. Texas will miss the NCAA postseason for the third time in five years.The university said in a statement Monday the 77-year-old Garrido was "relinquishing his duties" as coach and will...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas 4-Star QB Shane Buechele completes long pass to… a jet ski

Get excited, Texas Longhorns fans. It’s been quite some time since there was a star quarterback in Austin, but four-star signal-caller Shane Buechele is looking to change that. While the freshman has plenty of time to prove himself on the field, he took to social media to give us a taste of his arm strength and accuracy. In a video on Twitter, you can see Buechele and others enjoying...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Longhorns release first hype video for 2016 season

Are you ready for some football? With less than 100 days until the start of the 2016 season, programs across the nation have been ramping up the promos and generating excitement for their respective fan bases. The latest program to generate social media buzz is the Texas Longhorns with a new hype video released on Friday. Texas released the video with 100 days until their season...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Sorry Texas, Big 12 expansion is “likely”

The Big 12 may be expanding. According to ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg the Big 12 held a meeting today and signaled that expanding the conference is likely. Big 12 meetings over. My takeaway: Expansion likely, decision unlikely at late May meetings, but everyone understands status quo untenable. — Adam Rittenberg (@ESPNRittenberg) May 4, 2016 Rittenberg wrote that Big 12 commissioner...
Via The Comeback
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Texas wants schools to vote against Big 12 expansion

At this point, it’s pretty obvious that some Big 12 schools are in favor of expansion, while others prefer to keep the current 10-team format. At some point — perhaps later this month — the schools are going to put it to a vote and decide, one way or the other. The Big 12 requires 75 percent of schools to vote in favor to make it happen. According to Jason Williams of The...
Via College Spun
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Shane Buechele makes strong case for Texas starting job

Freshman Shane Buechele made a strong case for the Texas Longhorns’ starting quarterback job with his performance in Saturday’s spring game. Buechele went 22 of 41 for 299 yards and two touchdowns in the game. Program veteran Tyrone Swoopes was just 4 of 16 for 71 yards and two interceptions. After the spring game, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong spoke positively about Buechele...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant not a fan of Final Four gloating from teammates

Kevin Durant has two teammates whose alma maters are in the Final Four. Their gloating deeply annoys him. Randy Foye of Villanova and Dion Waiters of Syracuse share a locker room with Durant, and apparently they won’t shut up about the fact that their schools are in the Final Four. KD isn't a fan of having teammates college's in the #FinalFour. He also doesn't lose sleep about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Strong's role in divorce case to be used against Texas?

How much Charlie Strong had to do with the divorce of two former Louisville boosters, Jonathan and Tracy Blue, remains to be seen. But it’s clear that schools recruiting against Texas will use his potential involvement against him. I text w 3 recruiting directors & 1 HC last night about Charlie’s situation. All said this would be used against UT https://t.co/sloAAu3h5R...
Via Sportsnaut
February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong releases statement about Louisville divorce case

Reports surfaced Sunday morning that Texas head football coach Charlie Strong had been subpoenaed in the divorce case of a University of Louisville Board of Trustees member, raising a number of questions.  Sunday evening, the university released a statement from Strong to put some of those questions to rest. The Dallas Morning News’ Chuck Carlton was kind enough to share the...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong involved in Louisville booster’s divorce case

University of Louisville trustee member Jonathan Blue is going through a divorce, and the former head coach of the Cardinals football team has found himself involved with the proceedings. WDRB reports that Blue’s attorney, Ann Oldfather, has asked a judge to compel Charlie Strong to testify in Blue’s divorce case with wife Tracy Blue. Blue’s lawyer has labeled Strong a ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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