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Quarterback competition aside, Texas must develop trustworthy targets

Whether Tyrone Swoopes or Jerrod Heard wins the starting quarterback job for the Texas Longhorns, they'll need quality targets running pass routes. The question is, who will they be? We know who they won't be: John Harris, Jaxon Shipley, Geoff Swaim and M.J. McFarland are all gone.  It's going to be up to returning players and newcomers to get Texas' new up-tempo, spread scheme...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M’s Malcome Kennedy On Potential Bowl vs. Texas: “Everybody Wants To See That Game”

Could Texas and Texas A&M face off for the first time since 2011 in a post-season bowl game? While officials from the Texas Bowl in Houston would be understandably excited for that match-up, there have been reports that the SEC is a bit sour on the possibility. But what do the players on each side think? They’re all for it. On Wednesday night, Texas’ Jaxon Shipley said that...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas WR Jaxon Shipley Says The Longhorns ‘Would Love’ To Play Texas A&M In A Bowl Game

The SEC reportedly does not want one of its newest members, Texas A&M, to face an old rival, Texas, in a bowl game. Horns Digest’s Chip Brown says the SEC would attempt to block an Aggies-Longhorns’ matchup because a loss could hurt Kevin Sumlin’s recruiting ability.  Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley feels differently.  The Longhorns’ senior wideout says he and all...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

35 predictions for Red River Showdown

The best week of the year for predictions came on the worst week of the season for the Sooners. No, no one was bold enough, not in this space anyway, to predict a Sooner loss, but no one was bold enough, not in this space to put Travone Boykin on their Heisman "Watch" list, either. The TCU quarterback played award-winning football. Now it's time to see if this week's predictions...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Head injury could keep Longhorns WR Shipley out vs. UCLA Saturday

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley has a head injury that could keep him out of Saturday's game against No. 12 UCLA, Longhorns officials said Tuesday. Shipley was injured in Texas' 41-7 loss to BYU and a statement by Longhorns trainer Anthony Pass said he's questionable to play this week. Details on the injury or when Shipley was hurt were not released. Texas is already...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas WR Shipley questionable after head injury

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley has a head injury that could keep him out of Saturday's game against No. 12 UCLA, Longhorns officials said Tuesday. Shipley was injured in Texas' 41-7 loss to BYU and a statement by Longhorns trainer Anthony Pass said he's questionable to play this week. Details on the injury or when Shipley was hurt were not released. Texas is...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong bans ‘hook ‘em horns’ for now

Texas Longhorns new football Charlie Strong is out to change the culture of the team and plans to “Put the ‘T’ back in Texas.” Strong has already made several changes, including making the players walk a half-mile to and from the practice fields on foot — no more getting bused around.  And the players won’t be allowed to throw up the ‘hook ‘em horns’ until they...
Via Sports-Glory
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong responds to ‘kick in the face’ comment

Texas Longhorns new coach Charlie Strong went on the Dan Patrick Show Wednesday to talk about his new job. Strong was asked about billionaire booster Red McCombs’ comments that the hiring of the former Louisville coach was a “kick in the face.” “I think the whole thing is a bit sideways,” McCombs said of the selection process during an interview with ESPN 1250 San Antonio...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong introduced as head coach of Texas Longhorns

University of Texas athletics The Texas Longhorns introduced Charlie Strong as the head football coach on Monday. Strong, 53, replaces longtime coach Mack Brown. “I’m excited and my family is excited to have the chance to lead one of the premier football programs in the country,” Strong said, via TexasSPorts.com. “Texas is one of those places that is always on your radar...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mack Brown resigns as head football coach of Texas Longhorns

University of Texas Football head coach Mack Brown will resign following the team’s appearance in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Dec. 30, the school announced Saturday. “Sally and I were brought to Texas 16 years ago to pull together a football program that was divided,” Brown said in a statement. “With a lot of passion, hard work and determination from the kids, coaches and staff...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Texas coach Mack Brown expected to resign

Texas coach Mack Brown is expected to resign by the end of the week, reports OrangeBloods.com. “Mack Brown loves Texas and wants what’s in the best interest of Texas and what’s in the best interest of Mack Brown,” one high-level source said. “I don’t think it’s been an easy decision. But he doesn’t want negativity around the program he helped unify.” Brown texted...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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