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Texas Ex Nate Boyer: Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger is ‘2x the leader I am’

Texas Ex Nate Boyer: Longhorns QB Sam Ehlinger is ‘2x the leader I am’

Quite a compliment. Despite being a true freshman, Texas Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger has won over teammates and fans with a series of strong, tough performances. On Thursday, former Green Beret and Texas long snapper Nate Boyer became the latest convert: Had a coffee with @sehlinger3 (he paid) this a.m. Dude is 1/2 my age and 2x the leader I am... @TexasFootball is gonna be just fine #HookEm— Nate Boyer (@NateBoyer37) October 19, 2017 Boyer later revealed that he was the one who set up the meeting with Ehlinger, as he had seen enough from Ehlinger on the field to take an...
Sound Off: At midway point of season for Texas, what could be better going forward?

Sound Off: At midway point of season for Texas, what could be better going forward?

It’s time for a mid-season review in this week’s “Sound Off” video on Hookem.com. Texas is 3-3 overall and 2-1 in Big 12 play following a 29-24 loss to Oklahoma last Saturday at the Cotton Bowl. Quarterback Sam Ehlinger cemented himself as the team’s starting quarterback going forward after his second straight 100-yard rushing game […] The post Sound Off: At midway point of season for Texas, what could be better going forward? appeared first on Hook Em.
The Whys of Texas: No, Texas doctors did not send an injured Sam Ehlinger back onto the field

The Whys of Texas: No, Texas doctors did not send an injured Sam Ehlinger back onto the field

Texas coach Tom Herman left no doubt last week that the Oklahoma game held an elevated standard. Kudos to him for sticking with that same thought process afterward, when it he could have easily shrugged it off. Herman even praised Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield, the Lake Travis product who will finish his collegiate career with […] The post The Whys of Texas: No, Texas doctors did not send an injured Sam Ehlinger back onto the field appeared first on Hook Em.
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 17, 2017
The Longhorn Republic looks at missed opportunities against Oklahoma

The Longhorn Republic looks at missed opportunities against Oklahoma

Texas was a few breaks away from a win in Dallas, but the Longhorns must regroup quickly as they welcome Oklahoma State Gerald Goodridge and Kyle Carpenter break down what the difference was for the Texas Longhorns against the Oklahoma Sooners, why Sam Ehlinger was so successful and how to get the running game going. Then, Kyle and Gerald try to find a weakness in the Oklahoma State Cowboys and their offense, led by Heisman candidate Mason Rudolph and the talented James Washington. As always, Kyle and Gerald give you something specific to pay attention to in a segment called Bang the...
Sam Ehlinger showered with ‘Texas sucks’ chants, throws up horns

Sam Ehlinger showered with ‘Texas sucks’ chants, throws up horns

The Longhorns pride runs deep with Sam Ehlinger. How deep? Moments after suffering a heartbreaking loss in his first Red River Rivalry, the Texas freshman was spotted giving it back to some hearty Oklahoma fans. While jogging toward the Cotton Bowl tunnel, Ehlinger encountered “Texas sucks” chants from the crowd. He responded by throwing up […] The post Sam Ehlinger showered with ‘Texas sucks’ chants, throws up horns appeared first on Hook Em.
Concussion expert blasts Texas for putting Sam Ehlinger back in game after getting hit

Concussion expert blasts Texas for putting Sam Ehlinger back in game after getting hit

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger gave Longhorn fans a brief scare after being hit late in Saturday's loss to Oklahoma.Ehlinger's head went to the ground on a tackle and he lay motionless on the sideline for several seconds. But Ehlinger was back in the game for the Longhorns' next drive, the game's last.Now a concussion expert is blasting Texas' decision to allow Ehlinger back into the game, appearing to doubt concussion protocol was properly followed.Dr. Chris Nowinski, founder of Boston University's CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) program and a nationally known expert on the subject,...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 16, 2017
And the Emmy Goes To...

And the Emmy Goes To...

Daily Round Up: October 16, 2017 Sam Ehlinger deserves an Emmy, according to Lincoln Riley. “We got up on the quarterback once,” Riley said. “Ehlinger should’ve won an Academy Award for the one he got late. He did a great job. As a quarterback coach, I was a little jealous of it.” Ehlinger will only get better. Asked Saturday about his experience in his first Texas-OU game, Ehlinger said the atmosphere was incredible, losing sucked ... and ... "I'm looking forward to the next three years." That quote should've provided a ray of sunshine and just-you-wait to opponents for Texas...
Burnt Orange Nation Oct 16, 2017
Texas criticized for playing QB Sam Ehlinger after head trauma

Texas criticized for playing QB Sam Ehlinger after head trauma

The criticisms are either driven by rivalry hatred or attack the ‘Horns for a nationwide problem. On Saturday in the Cotton Bowl, Texas Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger hit his head on a tackle near the sidelines against the Oklahoma Sooners, remaining motionless for some time before undergoing concussion protocol and returning to the game after five plays. “I wasn't ever confused where I was at all,” Ehlinger said after the game. “It was a hard hit. My head hit the ground pretty hard. And they were just taking precaution. I told them immediately I could go back in. I felt fine....
Sam Ehlinger’s fourth-quarter injury shows value of Shane Buechele for rest of season

Sam Ehlinger’s fourth-quarter injury shows value of Shane Buechele for rest of season

Good morning and welcome to Breakfast with Bevo, your morning stop for Texas Longhorns news and notes. Check us out every weekday morning for everything you need to know about Texas football, recruiting, basketball and more. During the fourth quarter of Texas’ 29-24 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday, starting quarterback Sam Ehlinger exited the field for a […] The post Sam Ehlinger’s fourth-quarter injury shows value of Shane Buechele for rest of season appeared first on Hook Em.
Oklahoman Oct 15, 2017
Will Texas freshman quarterback Sam Ehlinger have staying power?

Will Texas freshman quarterback Sam Ehlinger have staying power?

By Berry Tramel Columnist btramel@oklahoman.comOklahoma beat Texas on Saturday in part because they had a big edge at quarterback. Baker Mayfield over Sam Ehlinger.Read more on NewsOK.com
Sam Ehlinger’s the starter, but Texas definitely needs Shane Buechele, too

Sam Ehlinger’s the starter, but Texas definitely needs Shane Buechele, too

DALLAS — The Texas medical staff now has one of those fancy pop-up tents that are all the rage in the SEC. When players go down grabbing their knees or ankles, they get ushered into the tent, ostensibly so fans can’t see trainers working on their knees or ankles. Quarterback Sam Ehlinger disappeared into the tent after […] The post Sam Ehlinger’s the starter, but Texas definitely needs Shane Buechele, too appeared first on Hook Em.
Baker Mayfield gives props to Sam Ehlinger: ‘Just how we Austin boys do it’

Baker Mayfield gives props to Sam Ehlinger: ‘Just how we Austin boys do it’

Heart, toughness and moxie headline the numerous traits that have quickly made Sam Ehlinger a respected presence throughout the burnt orange nation in short order. On Saturday in the Red River Showdown, the freshman made just his fourth career start in an environment that can easily overwhelm, tasked with matching a Baker Mayfield-led Oklahoma offense […] The post Baker Mayfield gives props to Sam Ehlinger: ‘Just how we Austin boys do it’ appeared first on Hook Em.

Why next six games are key for Texas after closes losses to ranked USC, Oklahoma teams

Even as Sam Ehlinger was being examined in the medical tent at the Cotton Bowl after a jarring fourth-quarter hit, he kept tabs on where the game stood. His portal to the fourth quarter of Texas-Oklahoma: a small sliver at the top of the tent. "They were getting mad at me because I was trying to watch what was going on," Ehlinger said. "I'm trying to get back in that game obviously but I'm trying to see what side was cheering." Ehlinger eventually returned, replacing Shane Buechele, who turned in a solid backup duty despite a gimpy sprained ankle. But at the end, Oklahoma was cheering and...
'I'd give him the iron man award' | Texas QB Sam Ehlinger continues to earn praise after loss to Oklahoma

'I'd give him the iron man award' | Texas QB Sam Ehlinger continues to earn praise after loss to Oklahoma

Texas freshman quarterback Sam Ehlinger rolled out to his right, evaded several Oklahoma tacklers and scampered into the endzone for an eight-yard touchdown. The play gave Texas a 24–23 lead in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game against No. 12 Oklahoma, its first lead of the day.The Longhorns ultimately dropped the game, 29–24. But the play exhibited Ehlinger's ability to give his team a spark."If it was up to me I'd give him the iron man award," junior guard Patrick Vahe said. "No offensive line could ever ask for anymore from that guy. He makes our job easier."Head coach Tom...
Oklahoma 29, Texas 24: Magical rally falls short, but the Sam Ehlinger era is underway

Oklahoma 29, Texas 24: Magical rally falls short, but the Sam Ehlinger era is underway

DALLAS — Sam Ehlinger flashed the “Hook ‘em” hand sign in his baby photos. The Austin-raised quarterback has bled orange his entire life. Starting against 12th-ranked Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl had to go beyond his wildest dreams. “This is a kid who has grown up hating Oklahoma since he was 5 years old,” Texas […] The post Oklahoma 29, Texas 24: Magical rally falls short, but the Sam Ehlinger era is underway appeared first on Hook Em.

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