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Texas QB David Ash to retire from football

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong announced Wednesday that former starting QB David Ash would be giving up football. Strong said Ash approached him to let him know and that “we kind of saw this” coming. Ash missed 10 games last season due to concussions and even though he was medically cleared to play, he suffered yet another one during the game with North Texas. There...
Via NCAA Football Zone
1 day 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
2 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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas player apologizes for flubbing coin toss

Texas landed on college football's Week 3 lowlights before its game against UCLA even began.  Defensive tackle Desmond "Tank" Jackson apologized for his role in the pregame coin toss fiasco for the Longhorns before Saturday's 20-17 loss.  Jackson misunderstood that Texas had lost the coin toss to the Bruins, and elected to kick. Since UCLA had deferred to Texas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Referee Tries to Help Texas Longhorns During Coin Toss But They Still Screw it Up

One of the greatest moments of Saturday's slate of college football action came during the Texas-UCLA game. Well--great if you are not a fan of the Longhorns because it was pretty darn funny. If you are a fan of Texas it probably made you angry and just a wee bit embarrassed.I'm talking about when the Texas captains messed up the coin toss (no wonder Charlie Strong is so...
Via FatManWriting
5 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
5 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Texas Longhorns ask intramural fraternity QB to join team?

David Whitlock The Texas Longhorns are a program in transition.  After the retirement of coaching legend Mack Brown at the end of the 2013 season, current head coach Charlie Strong has instilled much more discipline into a program that appears to have been lax.  This has led to some defections, suspensions, and thin ranks.  It didn’t help […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports...
Via Sports-Kings
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas DC Vance Bedford Talks About Getting Rid Of Facemasks, Astroturf, Going Back To The ‘Old Days’

Vance Bedford was a four-year letterman at Texas from 1977-81. He was a team captain and a two-time all-conference player. He’s currently ranked in the top-10 all-time in pass breakups by a Longhorn.  The type of football Bedford played is the type of football the 56-year-old, now the Longhorns’ defensive coordinator under Charlie Strong, wants to see from his defensive unit...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Opened Up Sky Miles For Jim Mora With Private Jet Offer

The Texas Longhorns opened up the sky miles for Jim Mora with a private jet offer for the head coaching job.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Trolled Down Sesame Street After BYU Loss

The exas Longhorns get trolled by Grover all the way down Sesame Street for their pathetic performance against BYU.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong On Texas’ Performance: “It’s An Embarrassment”

The Texas Longhorns were beaten down by BYU on Saturday night, as the Cougars walked into Austin and destroyed the Longhorns, 41-7. Yes, Texas was without starting quarterback David Ash, and the team is in a near-constant state of turmoil while head coach Charlie Strong tries to change its culture, but a 34 point loss at home to an unranked team is still a bad look for any school...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU players do 'Horns Down' symbol in Texas

Considering BYU absolutely crushed Texas in last year’s contest, the Longhorns have plenty of motivation heading into Saturday’s rematch between the two. But the below photo, taken Friday, might even provide more incentive. A number of Cougars players, after arriving in Austin, took photos in Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium, and a few decided to make the famous ...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Chevy Is Releasing A Texas Longhorns-Themed Silverado

It’s fairly common for college football fans to buy bumper stickers and show off their school pride on their cars and trucks. For Texas Longhorns fans, Chevrolet apparently just wants to cut out the middle man. Thursday, the automobile manufacturer announced a deal with the school for a Longhorns-themed Silverado that comes with UT logos and a burnt orange paint job.  “This...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns HC Charlie Strong Doing More Harm Than Good By Being So Heavy Handed?

When Charlie Strong he made one thing very clear--it's going to be his way or the highway. He than offered up his five core values so that players would know how to get on his highway. Those that did not want to would face discipline and possibly be kicked off the team. A number of guys have been foolish enough to test him leading to a number of suspensions and dismissals.On...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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