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Grades keeping three Longhorn players out of Alamo Bowl

Three members of the Texas Longhorns will miss playing in Mack Brown’s last game. The Longhorns will be without WR Daje Johnson, OT Kennedy Estelle and RB Jalen Overstreet as the three players are academically ineligible. Johnson has 757 all-purpose yards this season. Johnson was suspended for Texas’ victory over Texas Tech on Thanksgiving after breaking undisclosed team rules...
Via Tireball.com
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Alamo Bowl News and Notes – 12/21/13

2013 Valero Alamo Bowl – December 30, 2013 5:45PM CT Alamodome – San Antonio, Texas (65,000) Texas Longhorns (8-4, 7-2) vs #10 – Oregon Ducks (10-2, 6-2) Series: Texas Leads 4-1 Last Meeting: #8 – Oregon 35, #12 – Texas 30 – Holiday Bowl – December 29, 2000 Head Coaches: Texas Longhorns – Mack Brown – 244-121-1 overall, 158-47 in 16 seasons at Texas Oregon Ducks...
Via HornSports.com
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown Press Conference – Baylor Week

Credit: 40 Acres Sports Mack Brown met with the media for his usual Monday press conference ahead of the 23rd ranked Longhorns visit to Floyd Casey Stadium to face the 9th ranked Baylor Bears. Despite several rumors to the contrary, no retirement was announced. On player updates, Brown stated Steve Edmond will not play in bowl game, but will return for spring practice. Daje Johnson...
Via HornSports.com
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

***Official Texas vs. Texas Tech Breakdown and Predictions***

In what may very well be the final Thanksgiving day game for Mack Brown as the Head Coach of the Texas Longhorns, the once top-10 Red Raiders now try to end a four game losing streak in Austin. Thursday will be Senior Day, Thanksgiving, and a big conference matchup between two teams fighting for a quality bowl matchup. But a hot topic right now is the future of Mack Brown at Texas...
Via HornSports.com
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

WTH Moments – Texas vs Oklahoma State

WTH?! (What the Heck?) moments are attempts to find the memorable and the off-beat perspective on Longhorns sports. Here are some interesting moments from Texas’ matchup with Oklahoma State. Pregame WTH Fans?! Where was the crowd? There were a lot of empty seats even though the announced crowd was 99,739. I guess #TurnUpDKR did not have much effect. 2nd Quarter (11:02) WTH...
Via 40 Acres Sports
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Suspends RB Daje Johnson, FB Chet Moss for Texas Tech Game

The Texas Longhorns will be with one of their offensive threats for its Thanksgiving Day matchup against Texas Tech. CBS Sports reports that Mack Brown announced one-game suspensions for RB Daje Johnson and FB Chet Moss.Johnson serves both on offense and special teams. No word on what the suspension is for, but Texas does need to win out the rest of the season in order to earn a...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

WTH Moments – Texas at West Virginia

WTH?! (What the Heck?) moments are attempts to find the memorable and the off-beat perspective on Longhorns sports. Here are some interesting moments from Texas’ matchup with West Virginia. Pregame WTH Helmet?! Again, I am fan of the alternative uniforms and helmets. I would like for the Longhorns to offer up an alternative. The WVU helmet looked horrible. The Mountaineers...
Via 40 Acres Sports
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Hot Seat Gets Hotter for Mack Brown

Good Article by Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News. The list of losses at the end is sobering.   ______________________________________________________________________________________   The momentum, promise and hope built during a six-game Texas winning streak was erased on one long Saturday afternoon by Oklahoma State. Mack Brown’s many critics were handed another incriminating...
Via HornSports.com
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

The Couches Are Safe: Texas beats West Virginia

It was another off night for the Texas against an opponent they should have dominated, but in the end the Longhorns prevailed in Morgantown 47-40 in OT Saturday night. The game started off in disastrous fashion as an Anthony Fera punt on the first drive was blocked for a safety. The Mountaineers then drove 42 yards in six plays to go up 9-0 on the back of Charles Sims two yard touchdown...
Via HornSports.com
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Five Jayhawks To Watch On Saturday

Credit: Rock Chalk Talk In theory, the Jayhawks should not be able to stay close to the Texas Longhorns this Saturday, but if they do, it will be because of these five guys. Get to know the five players Kansas needs to have huge days if they want to pull an upset. QB – Jake Heaps Ht: 6-1 Wt: 210 Class: Jr (Transfer BYU) 2013 Stats: 92-184 988 yards 7 TD’s / 6 INTs Heaps, for...
Via HornSports.com
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Are Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week

DALLAS (FWAA) – The Texas Longhorns (4-2) ended the three-year drought against archrival Oklahoma, never trailing in a 36-20 win in the Red River Rivalry played in Dallas. The win kept Texas undefeated in Big 12 play and earned it the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 12. The announcement came exclusively on SiriusXM Radio’s...
Via Know It All Football
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns’ Daje Johnson’s amazing punt return TD and better celebration

With a 10-point lead halfway through the 3rd quarter, the Texas Longhorns defense made a great stop and forced the Oklahoma Sooners to punt.  Longhorns wide receiver Daje Johnson set up for a return and blew past every Sooner on the field for a fantastic 85-yard punt return touchdown.  The Sooners’ punter made a brutal effort to try and stop Johnson and it was quite comical how...
Via Diehardsport
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Orange Crushed: Texas wins the State Fair Street Fight

12th ranked Oklahoma came into the game at perfect 5-0, a team with all the confidence in the world after the last two Red River Shootouts ended in blowout fashion. For the Longhorns, it had been a tough season with a couple shameful losses, a fired defensive coordinator, and change at the Athletic Director and potentially Head Coach spots. Oklahoma came in the heavy favorite, Texas...
Via HornSports.com
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas’ Daje Johnson Feet Are on Fire After 85-Yd Punt Return TD (Video)

Texas RB/KR Daje Johnson had an electric 85 yard punt return. It was so fast that his feet were on fire in his celebration. I’m surprised he didn’t get flagged. Big play for Texas as the are rolling in the Red River Rivalry.  
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Keys to the Game: Oklahoma vs Texas

The Texas Longhorns kick off against their arch rivals, the Oklahoma Sooners, in less than 12 hours. The Sooners have largely dominated the series against Mack Brown, particularly the last two years. With his coaching career at Texas likely on the line, Mack Brown needs to pull off the seemingly impossible and upset OU.  Though extremely difficult, it’s not impossible, and here...
Via HornSports.com
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Keys to the Game: Texas @ Iowa State

Photo: Brendan Maloney It’s unusual, it’s Thursday, but it’s gameday for the Texas Longhorns, who are on the road tonight at Iowa State. Ames is like a Bermuda Triangle on weekdays for opponents. The biggest of the seven victims to date for the Cyclones was then #2 Oklahoma State two seasons ago. To avoid being number eight, the Longhorns need to do a few simple things: 1....
Via HornSports.com
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson and Johnson (and More Johnson)

The first recommendation during a Daje Johnson google search is "Daje Johnson Baylor," a clip of the 84-yard touchdown run Johnson had on Texas' first play from scrimmage
Via iowastate.scout.com
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown Press Conference Notes – ISU Week

Photo: Kevin Jairaj-US PRESSWIRE Mack Brown met with the media at his usual Monday press conference ahead of the unranked Longhorns (2-2, 1-0) visit to Ames, Iowa on Thursday night to face the Iowa State Cyclones (1-2).  At the forefront of the conference was talk of the passing of legendary Longhorn QB James Street, who will be honored by the team during the game with “JS”...
Via HornSports.com
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Brown remaining positive despite Longhorns slow start

Mack Brown sat in front of a microphone, and if you couldn't tell he was steamed after a 28-21 home loss in 2010 to a 3-4 Iowa State team, all you had to do was listen. The program had reached a point where "you can't trust your team and you can't trust your coaches," he said. Whether it was a moment of regrettable honesty, a motivational tactic or both didn...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas fires defensive coordinator; Ash & Johnson hurt

After Texas’s 40-21 loss to BYU last Saturday, head coach Mack Brown has confirmed that defensive coordinator Manny Diaz has been fired. The school gave up a school-record 520 rushing yards during that game. Replacing Diaz will be former Syracuse head coach Greg Robinson, who was hired by Texas as an analyst. Robinson went 10-37 at Syracuse from 2005 through 2008. Then in 2009...
Via Overtime
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas' Johnson to miss Ole Miss game

Daje Johnson, a big playmaker for the Texas offense, will miss Saturday's game against No. 25 Mississippi with a sprained left ankle. Johnson scored two touchdowns in Texas' season-opening win over New Mexico State but was injured on the third play of last weekend's 40-21 loss at BYU. Johnson's ankle twisted awkwardly when his leg was pinned under a defender. Longhorns...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Mack Brown Post BYU Presser – News/Notes

We’ve got some news and notes from the Mack Brown press conference after the 40-21 loss to BYU on Saturday night. Brown announced Soph WR/RB Daje Johnson will not play against Ole Miss with what sounds like a high ankle sprain. QB David Ash is questionable with head and shoulder injuries. If Ash is not available, Brown will turn to Case McCoy and need Tyrone Swoopes to “get ready”...
Via HornSports.com
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Disaster in the Rockies – BYU runs wild on Texas

For many months, Texas fans, led by the promises of Mack Brown, had pointed to the 2013 season as “The Year”. This would be the year things all came together, the year when a bevy of talented underclassmen would translate into 19 returning starters. This would be the year Oklahoma paid dearly for the destruction they’d laid on Texas the last few years. Things would be better...
Via HornSports.com
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

College Fantasy Football 2013: Rapid Fire Preview, Week 2

Week 1 was a bit surreal as we had 17 games on opening Thursday night, then games spread out all the way to Monday.  This week, we returned to a bit of normalcy.  Two games on Thursday.  Two more on Friday.  And a WHOLE MESS of matchups on Saturday.  Just the way we like it.  A college football orgy.Here's what we'll be watching...12:00pm ETFlorida at Miami (FL)Duke...
Via Football Nation
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

WTH Moments – Texas vs New Mexico State

WTH?! (What the Heck?) moments are attempts to find the memorable and the off-beat perspective on Longhorns sports. Here are some interesting moments from the Texas game against the New Mexico State. Daje Johnson was electric with the ball in his hands against New Mexico St. (Photo: Getty) 1st Quarter (11:38) WTH Crash Davis?! We’ve heard about this quick strike offense. Nothing...
Via 40 Acres Sports
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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