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Photo: The Footballs Texas Will Play With This Season Have Arrived and They’re Pretty Cool

Maybe you already know this, but unlike in the NFL, college football teams do not all play with the same ball.  The size and weight of the ball is universal, but teams can play with balls made by different manufacturers, so the look and feel of a ball can vary from program to program.  Here is the football Texas will be using this fall. It’s pretty cool.  The 2015 footballs...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it a football game or something else Texas seeks with visit to Dubai?

When former Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown started tweeting pictures of himself and a contingent of UT officials in the sparkling city of Dubai, immediate speculation was that they were exploring the possibility of playing a football game in the Middle East.While so many programs are flocking to play games in the state of Texas to gain some leverage with the state's large reserves...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Network’s Draft Coverage To Feature Texas’ Charlie Strong, Stanford’s David Shaw, Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald

We’re a little more than a week away from the start of the 2015 NFL Draft, which begins next Thursday in Chicago.  As it has done in past years, the NFL Network will feature college football coaches during its broadcast of the seven-round draft.  Stanford’s David Shaw, Texas’ Charlie Strong and Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald will serve as analysts for the NFL Network over...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong says Tyrone Swoopes is Texas’ No. 1 QB

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong previously indicated Tyrone Swoopes might not have a firm grip on the starting quarterback job, when he said redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard was “closing the gap” in the competition. However, following Texas’ spring game on Saturday, Strong made it very clear who was leading the way right now. Tyrone Swoopes is the No. 1 quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Has QB Tyrone Swoopes Apologize to Kid He Hit in the Face With a Pass During the Game

Ever since he took over the program, Charlie Strong has made it clear that he intends to create more than just football players at Texas. No, he wants his Longhorns to be good people as well. That is why he has his five core values that have been widely publicized (and have brought an end to a few careers during Charlie's reign).While the core values are something that are emphasized...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Texas Signees Threw Up The Horns With Jamaal Charles At Today’s Spring Game

College football spring games are an occasion for well-known former players to visit their old program. Such was the case with Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles today when he made a trip to Austin to see his alma mater, the Texas Longhorns.  While he was on the sidelines, Charles posed for pictures with two Texas football signees from the 2015 class, defensive end Charles...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Freshman Malik Jefferson With a Big Hit on RB Daje Johnson During Spring Game

The thing about big name recruits is that just because they were superstars in high school does not mean they are going to be superstars in college. The crappy part is that we really have to wait for the fall season to find out for sure how they are going to pan out, but linebacker Malik Jefferson certainly gave Longhorns fans a taste of things to come during Saturday's spring game...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Hopes He Doesn’t Have To Start A Freshman QB For Season Opener At Notre Dame

After an up-and-down first season for Charlie Strong’s Texas Longhorns, things won’t get much easier to kick off 2015. Texas opens the year at Notre Dame, and while Strong enjoyed watching the quarterback battle today, in a perfect world, he wouldn’t have to throw a freshman to the wolves in South Bend. Strong did say this on Heard and opener at Notre Dame: “I hope I don’t...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jerrod Heard With Some Sweet Feet and Pinpoint Throws in Practice for the Texas Longhorns

Last season the Texas Longhorns were forced to shove Tyrone Swoopes out of the nest and in to the starting line-up when David Ash went down for the season. At times he looked like what the Longhorns needed behind center, but overall what they saw was not enough to secure him the job for next season. Heck, it wasn't enough for his head coach to even learn his name.Swoopes is in a...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Commit Daylon Mack Stirs Up A Hornets Nest On Twitter After Making Fun of Charlie Strong

Daylon Mack is expected to stir up a whole lot of trouble for offensive coordinators next season when he lines up next to Myles Garrett next season for Texas A&M. However, Thursday night he stirred up a pretty big hornet's nest on Twitter after poking a little fun at Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong.All he did was post a t-shirt with a direct quote from Strong, but a...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack takes shot at Charlie Strong/Texas

Re-starting the Texas/Texas A&M rivalry has been a hot topic this week and Texas A&M signee Daylon Mack has gotten involved. In an ESPN article, Charlie Strong was quoted as saying… “Let me win some games first,” he said, jokingly. “Then I can push it. I don’t know if I want to go walking into College Station right now.” Not exactly a strong push for the game...
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Daylon Mack Is Having Fun With Charlie Strong’s “I Don’t Know If I Want To Go Walking Into College Station” Quote

Five star defensive tackle Daylon Mack is quickly becoming a fan favorite for Texas A&M faithful. When he’s not busy pushing his truck around on the side of the highway, Mack knows exactly how to give the fans what they want on social media. Today, he’s having some fun with a Charlie Strong quote that Texas A&M fans have been circulating around Twitter a lot over the...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame to open season at home vs. Texas Longhorns

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have announce who they will play to kickoff the 2015 college football season. For fans of the game, it is a promising and intriguing matchup. When the season kicks off, Notre Dame will welcome the Texas Longhorns to South Bend for a Sept. 5 meeting.I #NotreDame's season opener Sept. 5 against Texas will kick off at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC. — JJ Stankevitz...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerrod Heard ‘closing the gap’ on Tyrone Swoopes

The Texas Longhorns quarterback competition is starting to heat up. According to a report on 247 Sports, Texas head coach Charlie Strong is becoming increasingly impressed with redshirt freshman signal-caller Jerrod Heard. In fact, despite the belief that the job would be junior Tyrone Swoopes’ to lose, Strong says that Heard is “closing the gap.” Both Swoopes and Heard will...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas freshman QB Jerrod Heard making progress

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard is making progress in the quarterback competition with returning starter Tyrone Swoopes. ''Tyrone is doing really well,'' coach Charlie Strong said Wednesday. ''Jerrod has taken just tremendous steps in the last week or so. He's really closed the gap.'' Spring practice ends Saturday with the Orange-White scrimmage. Swoopes...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong, Kevin Sumlin want to renew Texas-Texas A&M rivalry

Charlie Strong and Kevin Sumlin both have a desire to renew the Texas-Texas A&M rivalry on the football field after taking the last three years off. The schools first played against each other in football in 1894 and competed every year from 1915-2011, but they took a break after A&M left the Big 12 for...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Keeps It Real When Discussing Texas A&M Rivalry

Charlie Strong's response to rekindling the Texas vs. Texas A&M rivalry was the most honest response.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas trying to trademark ‘Havoc’ after Shaka Smart hiring

The Texas Longhorns want more than just head basketball coach Shaka Smart from the VCU Rams. According to a report from the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Texas is attempting to trademark “Havoc”for marketing and merchandising purposes. In fact, Texas has already registered a handful of slogans with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Texas has registered “Horns Havoc” and...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas easily wins 11th NCAA men's swimming title

  Joseph Schooling won the 200-yard butterfly and Will Licon took the 200 breaststroke Saturday night to help Texas run away with its 11th NCAA men's swimming title. The Longhorns finished with 528 points. California was second 399, followed by Michigan with 312 and Southern California with 278. ''I have never had a goal of being an Olympic coach or an NCAA champion coach,'' Texas...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Tour: Jimmy Walker leads hometown Texas Open

  Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open. Walker, who lives 35 minutes away from TPC San Antonio, is looking for his fifth title in two tour seasons. He had a 9-under 207 total after opening with rounds of 71 and 67. Spieth shot a 71. The 21-year-old Dallas player, coming off a playoff...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns 2015 Spring Football Preview

Charlie Strong probably feels like he cleared one hurdle in his first season at Texas. He reestablished a physicality and toughness in the...
Via Athlon Sports
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Monte Morris Caps Iowa State Comeback Over Texas

The Texas Longhorns had a big lead pretty much all night against the Iowa State Cyclones in the Big 12 tournament. It was looking like Texas was on their way to cementing an NCAA tournament bid as they held a 10 point lead with 3:35 remaining. Then Texas decided to go all out Texas. Iowa State started chipping away. After four free throws, back to back 3s around a Texas turnover...
Via The Student Section
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend Bubble Watch: It’s Now or Never for Texas in 2015

A year ago, the Texas Longhorns were expected to crash and burn. Instead, they made their way to the NCAA tournament, and Rick Barnes appeared to have rescued himself in Austin. This season, the exact opposite could happen, but this bubble weekend gives the Horns a chance to avoid a miserable Selection Sunday afternoon in front of CBS cameras. * Texas travels to Lawrence on Saturday...
Via The Student Section
February 27, 2015  |  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
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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