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Video: Texas QB commit can dribble a football with ease

It’s not every day that you see someone dribble an ovular-shaped ball. Texas quarterback commit Shane Buechele can do it with ease and it will surely make you jealous. College Spun shared the Vine video of Buechele spending some free time at the Elite 11 finals at The Opening in Oregon showing off his handles on Monday afternoon. He wasn’t dribbling a basketball though. Just...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB Commit Shane Buechele Dribbles Football With Ease

Shane Buechele is a talented quarterback on his way to play for Charlie Strong and the Texas Longhorns, but this is a unique skill.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is the Longhorn Network a failure? What does LHN mean for Texas, ESPN and the Big 12?

The University of Texas’ much-maligned Longhorn Network has been back in the news recently, with Oklahoma chancellor David Boren calling it “the elephant in the room” and “a problem” last week. That caused C. Austin Cox of The Best College Sports News Network to ask an interesting question Monday: “Has Texas’ LHN Officially Failed?” Cox discusses how LHN prevents...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns watch top two 2017 in-state QBs commit to Big 12 rivals

The Texas Longhorns still haven't rediscovered their recruiting mojo, at least not at the all-important quarterback position. The top two in-state quarterback prospects for 2017, Shawn Robinson (Denton Guyer) and Chris Robison (Mesquite Horn), have already decided on their college futures, and neither one envisions a future wearing burnt orange in beautiful Austin. Instead, the five...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Even with football's struggles, Texas paces Big 12 in Directors' Cup

Even though the Longhorns' football team finished below .500 in 2014, the overall health of Texas' athletic program is quite robust. That point is evident in Texas recording a top-10 finish in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings to pace all Big 12 schools. Texas has registered three top-10 finishes in the last four years. The Longhorns' charge was led by the NCAA title...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Football: Texas Lands Commitment From 4-Star 2017 WR Damion Miller

Damion Miller, a four-star WR in the class of 2017 out of Tyler (Tex.) John Tyler H.S., has committed to the Texas Longhorns. The official Twitter account of John Tyler football broke the news moments ago. #JTUF Recruiting update @247Sports @scoutrecruiting @etsnfm @DamionjMiller is committed to @Longhorn_FB pic.twitter.com/mImQK6KsFz — JT Lions Football (@JTUFootball) June 25...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting Wins and Losses for the 2015 Texas Longhorns

The 2014 Texas Longhorns finished 6-7, which concluded with a blow out loss to the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Texas Bowl. The Longhorns had issues on offense due to inconsistent quarterback play, injuries and an inability to adjust to a slower style of offense. The 2015 Texas Longhorns are reportedly expected to run a faster, more up tempo offense, which is a needed commodity...
Via Football Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas WR Ryan Newsome Thinks The Longhorns Will Be “Back” Very Soon

If you were to make a list of the college football programs you wish would be “back” – playing at an elite level, competing for championships, etc. – Texas would rank fairly highly.  Texas is football, and college football is better when the Longhorns are elite.  Ryan Newsome, a freshman wide receiver at Texas, says it’s coming.  Can’t wait for Texas to be back. It’s...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Football: Longhorns Release Instagram Hype Video For 75 Day Countdown To Season Opener

We have just 75 days left until the Texas season opener at Notre Dame, and the Longhorns are getting pretty antsy. The Longhorns football official Instagram account posted a quick 75 day countdown hype video, which should hold fans over, for at least a little while. Check it out. A video posted by Texas Football (@longhornsfootball) on Jun 22, 2015 at 2:27pm PDT We...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas’ football team assisted with flood cleanup in Texas

The Texas Longhorns spent some time this weekend helping out those in need. Members of the football team traveled to Wimberley, Texas to help in the cleanup effort for the recent floods to hit the area over Memorial Day weekend. It is great to see the players helpign to improve the community when they need it the most. Add this story in with the Alabama football team helping to...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M's Daylon Mack Trolls Longhorns One More Time

A good rivalry never dies. It is nice to be able to play a game to help add fuel to the fire, but if the rivalry is strong enough there is no need to have a game to help keep it alive. Just look at the love-hate relationship that continues to thrive between Texas A&M and Texas fan bases and players even thought the two school have not played since 2011.Incoming freshman defensive...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas A&M commit trolls Longhorns

While the Texas A&M Aggies and Texas Longhorns may not be playing each other on the football field, there is still some bad blood when it comes to the rivalry between the two schools. Recently, the Texas A&M freshman class was invited over to Kevin Sumlin’s house for some fun in their down time and the trip resulted in a group picture. During that picture, five-star defensive...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

A&M chancellor takes verbal dig at Texas’ new alcohol policy

There’s a new form of rivalry brewing between the Texas Longhorns and the Texas A&M Aggies, but this has less to do with what happens on the playing field and more to do with spectators game-time beverages. Texas A&M chancellor John Sharp took a jab at UT during an interview on Thursday in which he was asked if A&M would be serving beer and wine at its games next season...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Chancellor Zings Texas Longhorns Over Decision to Sell Beer at Football Games

A good rivalry is never truly dead. As nice as it may be to have a game to play so that at least the players can take out some aggression it is not necessary to keep the rivalry alive. For proof all you need to do is check out the healthy and ongoing rivalry between Texas A&M and Texas.The two have not played football since 2011, but the love is steal there.via Pinterest Read more »
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cheers: Texas approves beer and wine sales at home football games

Beer and wine will now be sold at Texas Longhorns home football games, the school announced Wednesday.Recently, new University of Texas president Gregory Fenves said he was in favor of beer and wine sales at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Those sales will start at Texas' home opener on Sept. 12 against Rice.Texas experimented with beer and wine sales at other athletic events...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Best College Football Teams Of Last 25 Seasons: No. 9 Texas, 2005

We break down the best college football teams of the last 25 seasons. The 2005 Texas Longhorns check in at No. 9.
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

15-year-old Texas commit qualifies for U.S. Open

The Texas Longhorns golf program looks like it will have a great future, thanks to one commit with an incredible name. 15-year-old Cole Hammer has said that he will play for the University of Texas after he graduates in 2018. But while he has a few years until he plays at the collegiate level, he will not have to wait to put his skills on display in one of golf’s top tournaments...
Via Campus Sports Net
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Mack Brown earns due with induction into Tennessee Hall of Fame

Former longtime Longhorns coaches Mack Brown and Rick Barnes had a reunion of sorts Saturday night at UT. The other UT. Tennessee. Barnes, of course, is taking over the Volunteers' basketball program following his firing last season after 17 seasons at Texas. Brown, who guided the Longhorns' football program for 16 seasons before being ousted following the 2013 season, was in his...
Via Fox Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Longhorns Kicker Nick Rose Kicks Field Goal During Back Flip

When I first heard about this clip I wondered how in the world Texas Longhorns kicker Nick Rose was going to kick a ball someone was holding on the turf while making a back flip. The clip was already being carried on a hand full of other sites so he must have done it. So I watched--and it was nothing like I thought it was.He doesn't kick it off the ground, but instead he gets creative...
Via FatManWriting
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Football Coach Charlie Strong Has Pet Tigers

Hold the freaking phone. Fire up the presses. Repeat that headline. Texas Longhorns football coach Charlie Strong has pet tigers. And according to a picture posted by linebacker Dalton Santos, Strong brought them to the office for the day. Another day at the office. @Strong_TexasFB decided he was gunna bring his pets to work.. #HookEm #TexasFight pic.twitter.com/SQc29uWsIo — Dalton...
Via Sportsnaut
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Will former Longhorns All-American McKay at last get his Hall due?

Former Texas Longhorns All-American Bob McKay, who went on to play nine seasons in the NFL, is back on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot.The 6-foot-5 offensive tackle, who helped Texas capture the 1969 national championship under legendary coach Darrell Royal, was a consensus First Team All-American that season in which the Longhorns went undefeated.The National Football Foundation...
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

How Far Can the Texas Longhorns Ride Their Pitching Staff in to the Postseason?

Heading in to the Big 12 Tournament the Texas baseball team had a tall order ahead of it. To make the NCAA tournament they had to win the Big 12 one. via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas AD Says “My Phone Isn’t Ringing” When Asked If Texas A&M Wants To Play The Longhorns

It doesn’t look like we’re going to get that non-conference Texas-Texas A&M game anytime soon.  This afternoon, Longhorns’ athletic director Steve Patterson was asked if he’d received any interest from the Aggies’ about scheduling a regular season series.  He hasn’t.  Patterson on whether or not A&M wants to play Texas: “My phone isn’t ringing.” —...
Via College Spun
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas AD Says The Longhorns Could Play A Football Game In Mexico City Before 2020

We’ve seen an NFL game in Mexico City. Soon, we could be seeing a college football game.  Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has been saying for a couple years that he’s interested in holding a Longhorns’ game south of the border. That game could be occurring at some point in the next four-to-five years, he now says.  Patterson says the game could be happening before...
Via College Spun
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Longhorns Head Coach Mack Brown in Dubai to Talk Texas Football

Mack Brown may be gone from the sideline for the Texas Longhorns, but he is far from forgotten. He has a day job with ESPN, but also has one as the special assistant to the University president (and earns a tidy salary of $500K/year for it). As it turns out, the position actually does entail him doing some work.Brown is currently in Dubai and trying to set the stage for the Longhorns...
Via FatManWriting
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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