TEXAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Charlie Strong battling entitlement at Texas

AUSTIN, Texas -- Small changes can send big messages. A walk of less than half a mile did more for Charlie Strong than any billboard or stern lecture ever could.   Before his arrival, players made the short, uphill trek from Texas' football offices to its practice field on air-conditioned busses that conveniently dropped them off along Red River Street, a few steps from the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas WR Jacorey Warrick Shows Shifty Moves In Practice Drill

Texas redshirt freshman Jacorey Warrick, one of the top wide receiver recruits in the nation a year ago, played sparingly last season. Judging by the below video, that will change in 2014. Warrick (No. 11) showed some incredibly shifty moves during a simple wideout vs. defensive back tackling drill earlier this week. Warrick used both a spin move and a side-step. Against players...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniels' eyes on Texas

Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong is extremely active in talking with recruits on the phone every week that he’s allowed.
Via texas.scout.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

3-star RB Tristian Houston commits to Texas Longhorns

First year head coach Charlie Strong and his Texas Longhorns landed their ninth commitment in the class of 2015 on Monday when 3-star running back Tristian Houston gave his pledge to the Longhorns. The 5’11, 195-pound Houston attends North Shore High School in Houston, Texas. According to Max Olson of ESPN, Houston picked up an offer over the phone and committed right away.
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Update From Texas’ Spring Football Practice ☆

On Saturday morning, I had to drive on I-35 to get to my destination in South Austin.  Well, I suppose I didn’t have to use I-35, but I figured that traffic hell on that stretch of the asphalt of suffering wouldn’t start until closer to noon, which meant I’d sail into the part of the city below the river in a matter of minutes. OH HOW WRONG AND UNWISE I PROVED TO BE ON THIS...
Via The Belly of the Beast
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Star Daron Payne Likes Texas

Head coach Charlie Strong and the rest of the Texas Longhorn staff know a thing or two about defensive. Strong and company built one of the top defensive units in the country while at Louisville and they look to do the same in Austin (TX)
Via recruiting.scout.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former USC QB Max Wittek reportedly leaning toward transfer to Texas

According to his former high school coach at the famed Mater Dei High School in California, former USC Trojans quarterback Mac Wittek is leaning toward choosing the Texas Longhorns as his next collegiate home. This move has been heavily rumored since Wittek made the choice to transfer out of the USC program after it was evident that he wouldn’t have a shot at the starting job...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns offer Louisiana LB

The Longhorns have been busy handing out offers this week.
Via texas.scout.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Texas A&M Pull the Rivalry Prank of all Rivalry Pranks on the Texas Longhorns?

The rivalry on the game field has been done and over with for two years now, and it doesn't look like it is going to be revived anytime soon. That doesn't mean the rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and Texas A&M Aggies has gone away.In fact, in light of what may be a masterful prank by some Aggies it my may be as strong as ever.@faithnoelle_/TwitterThe state flower...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Real or fake? High schooler hits insane 75-foot shot

Here's a "selfie" you won't soon forget.Seen here is Texas Longhorns track star Jordan Larkins casually nailing a behind-the-back basketball shot from roughly 75 feet away.Impressive might be a bit of an understatement.Via Bleacher Report
Via Bush League Chronicle
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Texas Longhorns Season Outlook and Schedule Preview

The 2014 season for the Texas Longhorns will begin the dawn of a new era in the rich history of Texas’ football. The Longhorns will enter the 2014 season with a new coach for the first time since the 1998 season. Mack Brown stepped down this offseason due to a span of four down seasons at Texas. The Longhorns will welcome former Louisville Coach Charlie Strong to the sidelines...
Via Football Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas spent big bucks to find new coach Charlie Strong

Texas football is big business. And to be big, the Longhorns spend big. Following Mack Brown's retirement, Texas paid a search firm $266,990 to help find its new head coach Charlie Strong, according to a report by USA Today. Invoices obtained by USA TODAY say that Korn/Ferry International billed Texas $250,000 plus an administrative fee of 6 percent. That's pretty much...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Calls Out Charlie Strong On Instagram

Brendan Maloney – USA Today Sports Charlie Strong’s first few months at the University of Texas appear to be going well. His new team is currently conducting their annual spring session and Strong seems to be pleased with what he’s seen from his guys. He’ll ultimately be judged on how many wins he gets in his debut season, but all in all, Strong seems to be fitting nicely...
Via The Cardinal Connect
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong: “Texas Players Must Earn Right To Hook Their Horns”

Charlie Strong has changed the routines and raised the bar at Texas, and the Longhorns are noticing. Strong wants his players to be tough, to trust one another and to come together.  Looking for a way to motivate his new program, ESPN is reporting that Strong has his players walking a half mile to practices and has banned them from throwing up the traditional “hook ‘em horns”...
Via Thacover2
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2014 Spring Football Preview

A new era has begun in Austin.Like other coaching changes at Michigan, Tennessee and Florida State, Charlie Strong takes over a powerful but dormant...
Via Athlon Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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