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4-Star In-State Quarterback Shane Buechele Committed To Texas Tonight

Adding a highly-rated quarterback early in the recruiting process is always a good thing for a college football program. Texas snagged a 4-star in-state commitment at the position on Monday night when Arlington (Tex.) Lamar junior quarterback Shane Buechele announced his commitment to the Longhorns.  Blessed to say I have officially committed to the University of Texas! #HookEm...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Stein Will Join Charlie Strong’s Staff At Texas

Photo: Andy Lyons – GettyFormer Louisville quarterback and graduate assistant Will Stein announced on Sunday afternoon that he will be leaving the Cardinal program to join Charlie Strong’s staff at Texas. After graduating from Louisville in 2013, Stein spent the past two seasons as a graduate assistant for the football program. He spent one season under Strong and was a part...
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB Signee Kai Locksley Says That He’s Already Put On A ‘Solid’ 10 Pounds During Offseason Training

One of the major concerns for incoming freshmen in college football, especially quarterbacks, is their ability to withstand the punishment against more developed athletes. Texas signee Kai Locksley may not start from day one in Austin, but he’s already making strides during off-season training. Locksley tweeted that he has put on 10 pounds and is up to 205 after just two weeks...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Texas Football Team Sent Rooster Teeth A Signed Ball To Pay Tribute To The Late Monty Oum

Two weeks ago, world-famous web animator Monty Oum, who worked for an Austin-based production company called Rooster Teeth, passed away unexpectedly after suffering an allergic reaction during a routine medical procedure that left him in a coma. In response, his employer asked that anyone who was looking to pay tribute did so creatively – instead of simply sending flowers or gifts...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Texas Longhorns Season and Schedule Review

The 2014 season for the Texas Longhorns was certainly a rollercoaster ride to say the least. After 16 seasons with Head Coach Mack Brown patrolling the sidelines, the Longhorns entered the 2014 season with new Head Coach Charlie Strong.Strong, previously the head coach of Louisville, instantly began changing the culture at Texas by suspending and kicking multiple players off the...
Via Football Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong hires two to complete Texas coaching staff

Charlie Strong has completed his 2015 coaching staff with two hires, Texas announced on Friday.  Gilmer High School coach Jeff Traylor is joining the staff as tight ends and special teams coach. LSU defensive line coach Brick Haley is taking the same job on the Longhorns' staff after serving as an assistant under Les Miles for the last six seasons.  "It's a great day," Haley said...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Charlie Strong adds LSU assistant, HS coach to Texas staff

Texas is hiring ex-LSU D-Line coach Brick Haley for the same position and Texas high school coach Jeff Traylor as its new tight ends coach/special teams coordinator, a source told FOX Sports Friday morning. These moves will be announced later Friday. Haley spent six seasons at LSU. Before that he was an NFL assistant with the Chicago Bears. Traylor was a successful coach at Gilmer...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Is A Heavy Favorite In Its Opening Game Against Texas

Texas head coach Charlie Strong was an assistant at Notre Dame from 1995-98, and if the oddsmakers are correct, the Fighting Irish are set to give him a rude welcome in his return to South Bend this September. According to Vegas sportsbook 5Dimes’ initial odds for college football’s opening weekend, Notre Dame is a 10 1/2-point favorite for its season opener against the Longhorns...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State notifies Texas it wants Strong sworn statements on play callers

AUSTIN, Texas -- Oklahoma State notified Texas officials on Monday that it wants to take sworn statements from Longhorns coach Charlie Strong and offensive coordinator Shawn Watson about who is calling the plays at Texas. The move stems from Oklahoma State's breach of contract lawsuit against former Cowboys assistant Joe Wickline, who is now on Strong's staff at Texas. Oklahoma State...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

APNewsBreak: Oklahoma State seeks Strong interview

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Oklahoma State notified Texas officials on Monday that it wants to take sworn statements from Longhorns coach Charlie Strong and offensive coordinator Shawn Watson about who is calling the plays at Texas. The move stems from Oklahoma State's breach of contract dispute with former Cowboys assistant Joe Wickline, who is now on Strong's staff at Texas. Oklahoma State...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Charlie Strong, Jim McElwain, Mike DeBord, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Friday edition.You mad, Bro?Texas head coach Charlie Strong is reportedly none too happy about former Longhorn defensive line coach Chris Rumph leaving to become DL coach at Florida. (College Spun)Closing the barn door after the horses have bolted. The Big 12 school officials are reportedly considering a proposal to name a conference champion when there...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Charlie Strong Is “Pissed” Texas DL Coach Chris Rumph Left For Florida

Chris Rumph officially left Texas for Florida Friday afternoon, as the Gators hired the former Longhorns’ defensive line coach to the same position. Multiple Texas recruits are not happy with the news.  Charlie Strong reportedly isn’t too pleased, either.  According to Alex Dunlap, who covers Texas for Orangebloods.com, Strong was one of the last members of the Longhorns...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Commit Du’Vonta Lampkin After Chris Rumph Leaves For Florida: “Guess I Was Lied To In My Face”

National Signing Day has come and gone, but a number of coaching changes made after the all-important day have ruffled a few feathers in the college football recruiting world. The latest controversy seems to center around Chris Rumph, who will officially be joining the Florida Gators as the team’s defensive line coach. Rumph is leaving Texas just two days after securing the commitment...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas strong and Oklahoma solid in Big 12 recruiting

Charlie Strong went coast to coast to get recruits to fill his first full class at Texas. Oklahoma hopes to have received some players to get the Sooners back to their championship ways. Defending Big 12 co-champions Baylor and TCU won't crack any top 25 lists with their signing classes, but were able to fill specific needs since both have plenty of returning players next season...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Texas’ 2015 Recruiting Class

Year two for the Texas Longhorns under head coach Charlie Strong is officially off with a bang. UT landed the nation’s 11th-best class in the country, as 29 high school players decided to take their talents to Austin. The Longhorns finished with the best overall rated class in the Big 12.  Here’s everything you need to know about the Longhorns’ class:  The class ranks No...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong taps Florida roots for Texas recruiting class

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- When Texas coach Charlie Strong looks at a map, he sees the border around his home state that makes up the foundation of his program. But Strong is also making it clear that he is willing to go across the country to land top talent. From California to Florida, Texas signed 10 out-of-state high school players in a 28-player 2015 recruiting class Wednesday that...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong taps Florida roots for Texas recruiting class

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- When Texas coach Charlie Strong looks at a map, he sees the border around his home state that makes up the foundation of his program. But Strong is also making it clear that he is willing to go across the country to land top talent. From California to Florida, Texas signed 10 out-of-state high school players in a 28-player 2015 recruiting class Wednesday that...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong taps Florida roots for Texas recruiting class

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- When Texas coach Charlie Strong looks at a map, he sees the border around his home state that makes up the foundation of his program. But Strong is also making it clear that he is willing to go across the country to land top talent. From California to Florida, Texas signed 10 out-of-state high school players in a 28-player 2015 recruiting class Wednesday that...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong taps Florida roots for 2015 Texas recruiting class

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) When Texas coach Charlie Strong looks at a map, he sees the border around his home state that makes up the foundation of his program. But Strong is also making it clear that he is willing to go across the country to land top talent. From California to Florida, Texas signed 10 out-of-state high school players in a 28-player 2015 recruiting class Wednesday that...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star RB Chris Warren Picks Texas Over Washington

The Texas Longhorns haven’t won every recruiting battle Wednesday morning, but overall, they are putting a rather nice class together. Just minutes ago, UT landed four-star running back Chris Warren over Washington. Warren made the decision at his high school in Rockwall, Texas. Instead of laying out hats, he chose to bring two photos of himself to the announcement – one with...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Do you have to run the spread to win big in the Big 12?

The big story at Texas since Arkansas eviscerated the Longhorns in the Texas Bowl has been the hard charge being made by Charlie Strong toward the finish line on national signing day. The wooing process led to a revelation that was overshadowed by speculation about five-star studs and a turf war with Texas A&M. After just one year in Austin, Strong is abandoning his pro-style...
Via Bloguin Best
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Do you have to run the spread to win big in the Big 12?

The big story at Texas since Arkansas eviscerated the Longhorns in the Texas Bowl has been the hard charge being made by Charlie Strong toward the finish line on national signing day. The wooing process led to a revelation that was overshadowed by speculation about five-star studs and a turf war with Texas A&M. After just one year in Austin, Strong is abandoning his pro-style...
Via The Student Section
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Get Some Good and Bad Recruiting News Monday

National Signing Day is Wednesday. On that day a whole bunch of super athletic kids will give some grown men job security and thousands of fans hope by making it official that they are going to play college football for their school. Recruits can announce who they are going to commit to whenever they want and many already have, but it is who they send the paperwork in for that really...
Via FatManWriting
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas swipes QB commit from Florida State

Charlie Strong finally has his quarterback for the 2015 recruiting class.  Former Florida State commit Kai Locksley announced his commitment to Texas on Wednesday night. He's rated the nation's No. 6 athlete and the 6-foot-4, 190-pound Baltimore native plans to play quarterback for the Longhorns.  Texas lost out on longtime quarterback commit Zach Gentry when the New Mexico native...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-Star QB/ATH Kai Locksley Flips From Florida State To Texas

On a night when Texas fans received some potentially painful recruiting news, the Longhorn faithful also picked up a big piece of positive information when Baltimore (Md.) Gilman School four-star QB/ATH Kai Locksley announced he was flipping from Florida State to Texas. OFFICIALLY COMMITTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS!! #HookEm  pic.twitter.com/iVhb1qvLDj — Kai Locksley (@LOCKSnLOADED_3...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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