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Shipley questionable, Johnson out for Texas

Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley is listed as questionable for this Saturday’s game against UCLA after suffering a head injury last week, the Longhorns announced Tuesday. In the latest blow to an offensive unit decimated by injuries, Shipley is being monitored by team medical personnel and is “day-to-day,” according to offensive play-caller Shawn Watson. Another potential...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Big 12 Top 5 – Return Men

By: Kin Kinsley – Senior Writer Twitter @kin_BGS   Earlier in our 2014 Big 12 Top 5 Series, we mentioned that kickers and punters are weapons that many casual fans overlook.  This time, we bring you the top five return men to watch.  If you don’t think they are important, we should point out that one contender for the Big 12 Championship and a spot in the College Football...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Suspends 3 More Texas FB Players

Charlie Strong is on a mission to change the culture of the Texas football program, even if it means suspending or dismissing everyone on the team now. Strong just suspended Senior offensive tackle Desmond Harrison, junior offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle and junior wide receiver Daje Johnson for violating team rules.   Desmond Harrison, Daje Johnson, Josh Turner suspended...
Via Thacover2
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Suspends 3 More Texas FB Players

Charlie Strong is on a mission to change the culture of the Texas football program, even if it means suspending or dismissing everyone on the team now. Strong just suspended Senior offensive tackle Desmond Harrison, junior offensive tackle Kennedy Estelle and junior wide receiver Daje Johnson for violating team rules.   Desmond Harrison, Daje Johnson, Josh Turner suspended...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Three more Longhorns could face a suspension

When four players were dismissed from the Texas Longhorns program last week, there was speculation more players would follow. Three more players have been identified by HornsDigest.com’s Chip Brown as being at risk. Wide receiver Daje Johnson and offensive tackles Desmond Harrison and Kennedy Estelle all face suspension, according to Brown. The trio are apparently down to their...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 27 Texas Longhorns season preview

The Texas Longhorns are in rebuilding mode with the arrival of new head coach Charlie Strong, replacing Mack Brown after going 8-5 in 2013. Brown had been one of the longest tenured coaches in the country. Strong understands that winning a national championship probably won't happen in his first year as he keeps expectations realistic after the program's struggle in recently...
Via College Football Universe
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

College Fantasy Football 2013: Week 2 Sneaky Plays

A very interesting Week One is in the books and it is now time to look ahead to the second week of the college football season and the “sneaky” plays it has in store for fantasy owners. Here is a look at some guys who might fill in nicely for owners in need of a potential diamond in the rough.QB CJ Brown, Maryland (vs. Old Dominion): Brown showed no ill effects from last years...
Via Football Nation
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns Week One Recap: Texas vs. New Mexico State

At last, Texas Longhorns football is back and back with a bang. The Longhorns opened their 2013 campaign against the Aggies of New Mexico State. The Longhorns entered the season ranked 15th in the preseason coach's poll and seem set to climb the ladder in the rankings.The Longhorns opened up at home in a game where they honored the 50th anniversary of the 1963 national championship...
Via Football Nation
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Aggies' early lead collapses in another rout, 56-7

Leading 7-0 late in the first half against No. 15 Texas, New Mexico State found itself in the unlikeliest of positions in front of nearly 100,000 fans on the road. But that brief spark of excitement in a new season under a new coach quickly turned into the same old result. A rout. David Ash threw four touchdown passes and ran for another as the Longhorns shook off a slow start...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Texas buzzing with confidence to start season

There's a buzz surrounding the Texas Longhorns that hasn't been felt the last few years. At least that's the case in Austin. Starting Saturday night, the Longhorns will see if they can persuade the rest of college football to take notice of what coach Mack Brown thinks could be the team that returns Texas to prominence. A game against an overmatched opponent such as...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Johnson Adjusting Well at Receiver

Texas speedster Daje Johnson talks about how he's adjusting to his new role.
Via texas.scout.com
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

WTH Moments – Texas vs. Baylor

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 Baylor Bears. QB David Ash had a solid performance for the Longhorns against Baylor. 1st Quarter (14:43) WTH Lighting?! Mack Brown needed a quick start to avoid most of the 101,353 fans turning on him...
Via 40 Acres Sports
October 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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