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Chery lifts No. 20 Baylor to rout of No. 19 Texas 83-60

WACO, Texas (AP) Kenny Chery and scored 19 of his 23 points in the second half and Royce O'Neal added 20 points to help 20th-ranked Baylor beat No. 19 Texas 83-60 Saturday. Rico Gathers grabbed 15 rebounds for Baylor. Texas (14-7, 3-5 Big 12) converted just 5 of 26 3-point attempts, many of them wide open as the Bears invited them to shoot. Baylor hit 12 of its 22 3-pointers. Chery...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Texas-Baylor Preview

Baylor might not be the best shooting team in the Big 12, but it typically makes up for that with second chances. That's not an area in which Texas tends to give much away. The conference's top rebounding teams square off Saturday night in Waco, and the loser will have a hole to dig out of in the league as the calendar turns to February. The 19th-ranked Longhorns (14-6, 3-4) lead...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Defensive Back Recruits Kris Boyd and Holton Hill Commit to University of Texas

Charlie Strong and the Texas Longhorns lost one recruiting battle to Texas A&M when quarterback Kyler Murray announced that he was still committed to the Aggies, but it looks like he has won a different battle.His team may have trouble moving the ball next season, but with the help of his two newest committments, defensive backs Kris Boyd and Holton Hill, he'll be able to stop...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Pair Of 4-Star CBs Announced Friday They’ve Officially Committed To Texas

Texas missed out on five-star quarterback Kyler Murray Thursday evening, but the Longhorns have rebounded on Friday.  Four-star cornerbacks Kris Boyd and Holton Hill will be playing their college football in Austin, Texas. Boyd, a 5-foot-11, 18-pound prospect out of Gilmer, Texas, announced Friday afternoon he has officially committed to play for the Longhorns. Hill, a 6-foot-2...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 14 Texas women edge No. 24 Oklahoma 84-81 in 2OT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Ariel Atkins scored 21 points and combined with Empress Davenport for 15 points in the two overtime sessions as No. 14 Texas defeated No. 24 Oklahoma 84-81 in double overtime on Thursday. It was an Atkins free throw with 1:02 left in regulation that produced overtime and she scored six in the first extra session. The Sooners forced the second OT when Peyton Little...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

A Texas Commit Is Annoyed That His Mother Only Cooks Gumbo When Charlie Strong Comes To Visit

It isn’t unusual for parents of recruits to break out their best meals when big time college football coaches come for in-home visits. Texas commit Du’Vonta Lampkin isn’t a fan of this, though. According to a tweet, his mom made gumbo for Longhorn coaches Charlie Strong and Chris Rumph, but won’t make it otherwise.  Mom made gumbo for Coach Strong & Rumph ! But i cant...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Texas Fan Made An Awesome Video Letting All Recruits Know Why They Should Play For The Longhorns

We’re less than a week away from National Signing Day, which is set to occur on Wednesday, Feb. 4.  Decision time is coming for recruits all over the country, and many of the nation’s top players are still considering multiple schools. No program seems to have more riding on the next six-to-seven days than Texas, which could get commitments from five-star quarterback Kyler Murray...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Hart Gets in Workout at Texas (Video)

Texas Longhorns Fullback Alex De La Torre was one of the first to spot the really short running back prospect working out in the weight room. De La Torre sent out a tweet of none other than star comedian Kevin Hart getting in some early morning work. Hart is in Austin on a promotional tour for his movie “The Wedding Ringer” and decided to stop by the university to get a sweat...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Hart hung out with the Texas Longhorns

With the Wedding Ringer out, Kevin Hart is a busy guy but that didn’t stop him from hanging around with the Texas Longhorns before his performance tonight in Austin…. Kevin Hart invades the Texas weight room » http://t.co/Gui3LsdLaY #HookEm pic.twitter.com/sFaOXfIzvE — Horns247 (@Horns247) January 28, 2015 Get that work in @KevinHart4real #HookEm pic.twitter.com/sSYu77dAkz...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Kevin Hart Visited Texas Football’s Weight Room, Took Pictures With Players

Comedian Kevin Hart is in Austin today for a show, and is spending his afternoon on University the University of Texas campus. Hart stopped by the Longhorns football weight room today, and took some selfies with Texas players. It also looks like he may have gotten a quick workout in. Guess Who in #ATX in The Weight Room Wit #UT OT’s “Brandon” & “Kent” #HookEm pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas High School Five-Star DT Daylon Mack Tweets Picture Of Him Throwing Up UT’s “Hook ‘Em” Gesture

Gladewater (Tex.) five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack officially has a top three of in-state schools — TCU, Texas and Texas A&M. He’s hosting all three of them on in-home visits this week, and met with UT head coach Charlie Strong earlier today. Mack also tweeted out an edited picture of him in a Texas uniform, throwing up the school’s famous “Hook ‘Em” hand signal...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas and Texas A&M Writers Get Into Twitter Beef Over Recruiting

This is interesting and better than the WWE’s Royal Rumble from last night. Geoff Ketchum, publisher of Texas Longhorns website OrangeBloods.com, invited Billy Liucci, co-owner of Texas A&M website TexAgs.com, onto his radio show. Ketchum didn’t get the response he wanted, and it was on from there. Just invited @billyliucci on the show tomorrow @YSportsRadio He can ask...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas DB Quandre Diggs Makes Sweet Interception During Senior Bowl

He has been one of the best players for the Texas Longhorns for years and will make a nice addition to someone's secondary in the NFL. Just in case his game film is not enough to make some NFL scouts take notice Diggs picked off a pass during the Senior Bowl Saturday and set up the offense with a very short field after a nice return.Well done. Well done indeed.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge rules against Texas coach in dispute with former school

AUSTIN, Texas -- A Texas court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by University of Texas assistant Joe Wickline over a contract dispute with his former team, Oklahoma State. Texas hired Wickline as offensive line coach and offensive coordinator in 2014. Oklahoma State and athletic director Mike Holder then sued him for nearly $600,000 in damages, saying a clause in his contract let...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong hasn’t aged since 1988, but he has less hair

Before he was the head coach of the Texas Longhorns, Charlie Strong worked a number of jobs. One of his first coaching jobs was at Florida. In fact, he spent four different stints at Florida as he bounced around gaining experience. You would think time has taken a toll on him, but this 1988 media guide photo shows Strong looks very much the same as he does today, except with more...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Center Cameron Ridley Shows Off Some Power Against West Virginia

Texas Longhorns center Cameron Ridley is a very big man (6'9' and 285 pounds). He is the kind of man that football coaches have probably tried to recruit off of the basketball team each and every season. It will not be surprising if NFL coaches invite him in to camp (assuming the NBA is not in his future). Could you imagine your favorite team with a big, powerful tight end like him...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns RB Malcolm Brown Trolls Oklahoma During East West Shrine Game

As far as most fans are concerned the college football season is over--but it's not. There are still a few all-star type games that give seniors one more chance to show NFL scouts what they can do. It is also one more chance for rivals to mess with each other before they possibly become teammates in the NFL.Longhorns running back Malcolm Brown got a shot in at Oklahoma with what...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Player Trolls Texas In East-West Shrine Game

An Oklahoma player tolled the Texas Longhorns in the East-West Shrine Game Saturday.
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Most Significant Cotton Bowls

The Cotton Bowl faded into relative obscurity over the past two decades, due to the death of the Southwest Conference and a reshuffling of the New Year’s Day bowl lineup. Beginning in the latter half of the 1990s and continuing for a number of years, the Cotton Bowl was moved to a late-morning kickoff for a number of years on Jan. 1, leading to a decrease in visibility and prominence...
Via The Student Section
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Empress Davenport's late layup lifts Texas past Texas A&M

  Everything was set up with the postseason in mind at North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, the site of this season's Southeastern Conference women's tournament. The two headliners lived up to the billing in the Big 12-SEC Challenge. Empress Davenport' made a layup with 4.2 seconds remaining, and No. 3 Texas overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to beat No. 4 Texas A&M 67-65...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Forget the Record; Charlie Strong Shows He’s What Texas Needs

Getting blasted by TCU on Thanksgiving night put an ill-fitting cap on Charlie Strong’s first (regular) season as Texas’ head coach. The Longhorns came into the game riding a three-game winning streak built on a nasty defense and steady improvement from sophomore quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. This story is supposed to end with UT upsetting TCU in front of a national audience and...
Via The Student Section
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: SEC Would Block Texas Longhorns vs. Texas A&M Aggies Bowl Game

For those hoping to see the Texas/Texas A&M rivalry renewed, at least for one game, we’ve got some bad news for you. According to HornsDigest.com reporter Chip Brown, two sources close to the situation say SEC officials have indicated to bowls with SEC/Big 12 bowl tie-ins that the league won’t approve a Texas vs Texas A&M postseason [&hellip (Visited 8 times, 9...
Via No Coast Bias
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WWE News: Photos: Undertaker And Wife Michelle McCool At The Texas Longhorns Game

The Undertaker and his wife Michelle McCool attended Saturday’s college football game between the Texas Longhorns and Iowa State. The Undertaker, a native Texan, was watching the game from the sidelines. Looks like the “Deadman” brought the Texans some good luck, because the final score of that game was, Iowa State Cyclones 45, Texas Longhorns 48. You can check out some photos...
Via Wrestling News Depot
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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