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Texas unranked in preseason poll for first time in 17 years

Charlie Strong and the Texas Longhorns have been 86’ed from college football’s preseason Top 25 for the 2015 season. This marks the first time since 1998 that the Longhorns have not received a Top 25 nod. Instead, teams that finished with a 7-6 record last season (Arkansas and Tennessee) – compared to the 6-7 finish of Texas – earned the votes from FBS coaches to poke their...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Texas Longhorns

The peasants are seldom sympathetic when a king loses his crown. From Mack Brown’s hiring in 1998 to Texas’ national title game appearance against Alabama on January 7, 2010, the Longhorns lived a charmed life in the world of college football. Brown accumulated a record of 116 wins to just 27 losses, finished ranked in [&hellip The post NCB 2015 CFB Previews: Texas Longhorns...
Via No Coast Bias
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Albright's Daniel Sobolewski just kicked a 75 yard FG at kicker's camp

Albright's Daniel Sobolewski (Linden, NJ) drilled a 75-yard field goal at the Hammer Kicking Academy.But never forget, Texas Longhorns kicker Nick Rose hit an 80 yard field goal in practice the other day. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Strong, Texas wrap up 2017 QB commitment

Add another name to the Texas quarterback list. Coach Charlie Strong said he isn't sure who will be the starter in September when the Longhorns open their season at Notre Dame, now Strong just received a QB commitment from Austin (Texas) Westlake's Sam Ehlinger. Ehlinger who will join Texas in the 2017 recruiting class is a long-time Longhorn fan, as evidenced by his picture he posted...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Class of 2017 QB Sam Ehlinger commits to Texas

Class of 2017 quarterback Sam Ehlinger, out of Austin’s Westlake High School, has committed to the Texas Longhorns. Ehlinger announced his decision on his personal Twitter page. Been a Longhorn since day one, I'm truly blessed to say I am committed to the University of Texas. #hookem — Sam Ehlinger (@sehlinger3) July 28, 2015 Per 247 Sports, Ehlinger...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tyrone Swoopes or Jerrod Heard? Who Should Start For Texas in '15

The University of Texas has a rich history and tradition in the sport of college football. They are top three in all time wins and win percentage, but as of late those historically great numbers have not been present. The number one reason for those lack of winning numbers has been the lack of production and injuries at the quarterback position. Texas left a period of time from 2003...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arkansas Razorbacks HC Bret Bielema: Texas Was Incredibly Easy to Prepare For

The Texas Bowl did not go well for the Texas Longhorns last season. In fact, the home state team got its behind handed to them by the Arkansas Razorbacks. The defense didn't play too bad. They were just on the field way too long thanks to the inability of the offense to do pretty much anything.As it turns out, there was a pretty good reason why the Texas offense couldn't move the...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas takes away free coach lunches to save $300K

The Texas Longhorns are one of the most profitable programs in all of college football. Thanks to the prestige that surrounds the program and the Longhorn Network, the University of Texas was able to bring in a whopping $161 million in revenue last year. That doesn’t mean the university is satisfied, however. In a report from Chip Brown of, coaches, season ticket...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns: rebuilding via strong 2015 class

  Will Swoopes beat out freshman Jerrod Heard to be the starting QB in 2015? For head coach Charlie Strong, the 2014 season was not what he had envisioned after taking over the Texas Longhorns’ program following the resignation of long time head coach Mack Brown. Typically a national power, Texas stumbled to a 6-7 record, highlighted by a 41-7 thrashing by the hand of the BYU...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Coach Speaks Out Against ‘Excuses’ For Violence Against Women

Texas head coach Charlie Strong spoke out against abuse of women and excuses for it by athletes during an interview Wednesday.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Wide Receiver John Burt Upset That Baylor, TCU Favored To Win Big 12

In 2014, both TCU and Baylor finished with 8-1 records in the Big 12, splitting the league championship. And according to ESPN’s Football Power Index, the two schools are heavy favorites to contend for the conference crown again. In fact, Baylor has a 37.4% chance to prevail, while TCU has a 36.9% shot.  Texas incoming freshman John Burt doesn’t seem to believe the hype though...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns HC Charlie Strong Still Doesn't Know His Quarterback's Names

Taking over a program for a well-liked and successful coach like Mack Brown has to be tough. When the program is a highly visible one like the University of Texas the job gets even tougher. So while Charlie Strong is in an enviable position as head of a major program the demands place on it make it tough to say the least.That being said, no amount of pressure is a good excuse for...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Football: Charlie Strong Dismisses Possibility Of Texas Wearing Alternate Uniforms While He’s Coach

As the alternate uniform craze has swept through college football, some programs with “traditional” uniforms such as Notre Dame, Ohio State and Nebraska have embraced the trend, either tweaking their standard game jerseys or experimenting with alternative looks.  Don’t expect Texas to join them under head coach Charlie Strong.  Charlie Strong laughed about idea of Texas...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Hung Up Bret Bielema’s “Erotic” Comments Around Texas Football Building

College football media days have been going on over the last few weeks, and a few coaches have had pretty interesting comments. No quote was better than Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema calling the kneel down to end the Texas Bowl win over Texas “borderline erotic.” Charlie Strong’s coaching staff was quick to use that as bulletin board material. Charlie Strong says Bret Bielema’s...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong’s Reaction To Texas Wide Receiver Daje Johnson’s Song “Dealer”: “You Must Not Be On The Team Anymore”

When Texas wide receiver Daje Johnson released a rap song called “Dealer,” the first thought most of us had was probably “this is a bad idea.” The second thought? “Charlie Strong is going to be PISSED.” As it turns out, we know the Texas head coach pretty well. Strong was asked about Johnson’s musical endeavors during Big 12 media days on Tuesday, and his reaction was...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Basketball Trolls Rival Texas On Twitter

Texas A&M basketball managers took time on Sunday to troll their rivals, the Texas Longhorns, on Twitter.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Football: Wide Receiver Ryan Newsome Has A Message For Recruits: “Come, Or Watch Us Get Back On Top”

Texas freshman wide receiver Ryan Newsome truly believes that during his time in Austin, the Longhorns will return to national prominence. Back in June, Newsome tweeted that he “can’t wait for Texas to be back.” He’s still banging that drum, and on Sunday, had a stern message for recruits: join him, or watch out. If a recruit wants to come to Texas, come. Or watch us get...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M trolls Texas with throwback photo

Texas A&M have not played the Texas Longhorns in either football or basketball since they made the move to the SEC three seasons ago. The Aggies posted a picture on Sunday afternoon when they posted a throwback photo that was an exact shot at the Longhorns. College Spun had the photo and it was a pretty big sign of disrespect to their former rivals. It was a picture of a rack...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Texas A&M's Basketball Managers Troll Rival Longhorns in Creative Fashion

When it comes to a rivalry as classic as the one between Texas A&M and Texas there is never a bad time to do a little trolling. Sunday morning the managers for Texas A&M's basketball team certainly thought so when they trolled the Texas Longhorns for 'old times sake.'Nothing like a bunch of basketballs with the 'horns down' to tell your hated rival 'you suck!'@TAMU_Bball_MGRSRead more »
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor commit calls out Texas Longhorns fans

You have to love the rivalries in college sports, especially whenever they are within the same state. For one college football recruit, those rivalries led to an entertaining exchange on social media. Baylor, who is in the midst of landing one of their best recruiting classes in recent memory, was able to secure a commitment from 2017 four-star linebacker Baron Browning. Browning...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Dumbest Fan Bases In America: #7 the Texas Longhorns

Most fans brag about their team's performance on the field.  Texas is different, the vast majority of Texas Longhorn fan bragging has to do with how much money the Longhorn athletic program brings in a year. If you say anything that isn't 100% positive about Texas, Longhorn fans lash out by responding, "Oh, yeah, well we make more money than you do!" It was a strange reaction, something...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bret Bielema Drops The Mic On Steve Spurrier, Texas During SEC Media Days

Bret Bielema threw some shade at the Texas Longhorns and Steve Spurrier while he spoke at SEC Media Days.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas kicker Nick Rose hits 80-yard field goal (Video)

Texas Longhorns kicker Nick Rose is ramping up for the upcoming college football season, and now he's making 80-yard field goals look easy. 80 or easy idk— Nick Rose 2⃣3⃣ (@NickRozay23) July 12, 2015Although there was some wind that probably helped with the distance, that field goal would still count as three points in a game. Looking forward to...
Via Holdout Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 36 — Texas

Texas Longhorns 2014 Record: 6-7 (lost to Arkansas in Texas Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can Texas Make a Significant Leap in Year No. 2 Under Strong After an 8-5 finish in 2013 was enough to end the career of Mack Brown, the Longhorns took a step back in 2014, going just 6-7 under first-year head coach Charlie Strong. It marked Texas’ second losing season in five years. When Strong...
Via The Student Section
20 days 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
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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