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Burnt Orange Nation 10 hours ago
The Tom Herman-Sam Ehlinger relationship is ‘mutually respectful’ and ‘mutually frustrated’

The Tom Herman-Sam Ehlinger relationship is ‘mutually respectful’ and ‘mutually frustrated’

John Gutierrez-USA TODAY Sports In which two alpha males sometimes butt heads, but a head coach could evolve as a result. ARLINGTON, Texas — A little less than three years ago, the new head coach for the Texas Longhorns hosted a local quarterback for an important meeting. Days before, Tom Herman took the job in Austin. Years before, Sam Ehlinger grew up a Longhorn, then had to mature quickly following the tragic death of his father during a triathlon in San Francisco. In the moment when Ehlinger first walked into Herman’s office, the Texas head coach had a realization that continues...
Hookem.com 12 hours ago
Texas women’s golf schedule released Wednesday

Texas women’s golf schedule released Wednesday

The Texas women’s golf schedule for the 2019-20 season was released Wednesday. The Longhorns look to build on the successes of last season in which the team won the Big 12 title for the third straight year and took medalist honors during stroke play at the NCAA Championship. They ended up fifth during match play […]
Hookem.com 12 hours ago
UT Athletics Hall of Fame to open Aug. 30

UT Athletics Hall of Fame to open Aug. 30

The Frank Denius Family University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame will have a public grand opening Friday, Aug. 30, the school announced Wednesday. The $17.1 million project will be the first all-sports Hall of Fame for the university. The hall is located in the Red McCombs Red Zone in the north end zone of […]
Burnt Orange Nation 13 hours ago
Louisiana Tech, West Virginia among 5 most important games on the Texas schedule

Louisiana Tech, West Virginia among 5 most important games on the Texas schedule

Photo by Tim Warner/ The 2019 slate will feature some tremendously important games for reasons beyond hype and hardware. Good morning, good afternoon and good evening, you insatiable Texas Longhorns football fanatics. We are getting so close to the 2019 college football season I can already feel the Sunday morning hangover steamrolling me right across the top of my eyebrows, back and forth across my forehead from temple to temple. It’s time for Texas football, folks. By now, you’ve probably each looked at the season ahead and contemplated all the different scenarios. What if Texas...
Burnt Orange Nation 14 hours ago
4-star Texas CB target Joshua Eaton set to announce decision

4-star Texas CB target Joshua Eaton set to announce decision

SB Nation: Joe Hamilton The industry expectation is that Joshua Eaton will become the Longhorns fourth defensive back pledge this month. The Texas Longhorns’ 2020 defensive back class may be complete as early as Friday. After picking up a trip of pledges throughout the first three weeks of the month in the form of Winter Park (Fla.) product Ethan Pouncey, Lukin’s Jerrin Thompson, and Pearland Shadow Creek’s Xavion Alford, the Longhorns may be in in line to land their fourth four-star defensive back this month and fifth overall, as Houston Aldine MacArthur cornerback Joshua Eaton...
Burnt Orange Nation 14 hours ago
Hardship waiver approved for Texas C/1B DJ Petrinsky

Hardship waiver approved for Texas C/1B DJ Petrinsky

Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports A shoulder injury ended Petrinsky’s season in 2019 and hurt the Longhorns, but he’ll be back on the Forty Acres in 2020. David Pierce and the Texas Longhorns received some good news on Wednesday, as school officials confirmed that catcher/first baseman DJ Petrinsky received approval for his medical hardship waiver to return for the 2020 season as a redshirt senior. Petrinsky only appeared in 11 games and hit .257 in 2019 as he attempted to play through a shoulder injury that forced him to move from catcher to first base. Unfortunately for Petrinsky...
Burnt Orange Nation 19 hours ago
Longhorns set to unveil University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame

Longhorns set to unveil University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame

The entrance to the Hall of Fame includes a statue of Bevo that stands eight feet tall and weighs 1,200 pounds. | University of Texas Athletics Photography One of Chris Del Conte’s first projects is nearing its grand opening. Before the Texas Longhorns take the field against the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs to kick off the season, the school will host the grand opening of the Frank Denius University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame at 1 p.m. Central on Aug. 30. The event is free and open to the public with an RSVP. Housed in the north end zone of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, the...
Burnt Orange Nation Aug 20, 2019
Texas names captains for 2019 season

Texas names captains for 2019 season

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports The team’s junior quarterback is the only non-senior in the group. The Texas Longhorns received another preseason milestone on Tuesday with gameday looming only 11 days away, as the team announced the 2019 captains following the team’s vote. Here are the five players selected for that role: 2019 Captain. Sam Ehlinger. #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/lzG7a2cdAe— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) August 20, 2019 2019 Captain. Collin Johnson. #ThisIsTexas #HookEm pic.twitter.com/hmqUtJXj6g— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) August 20,...
Hookem.com Aug 20, 2019
Longhorns name five seniors as team captains for 2019

Longhorns name five seniors as team captains for 2019

One way to glimpse inside the locker room is to examine the team captains. Are these truly real impact, game-changers? The five Texas players chosen as team captains for the 2019 season absolutely fit the bill. Quarterback Sam Ehlinger, center Zach Shackelford, receiver Collin Johnson, safety Brandon Jones and defensive end Malcolm Roach were all […]
Burnt Orange Nation Aug 20, 2019
5-star PF Greg Brown sets OV to Texas

5-star PF Greg Brown sets OV to Texas

247Sports — Jon Lopez / Nike Shaka Smart’s top overall target will be in town for an official visit in the coming weeks. Just weeks after including the Texas Longhorns in his top five, five-star Vandegrift forward Greg Brown has set his official visit to the Forty Acres for the weekend of Sep. 7, when Texas plays host to LSU in football, per a report from The Athletic’s Andrew Slater. 6’8” Top 10 Greg Brown’20 @gb3elite of @TexasTitans2020 will take his official visit to #Texas the weekend of September 7th, when Longhorns play LSU. GB3 has been The top priority of Shaka...
Burnt Orange Nation Aug 20, 2019
The Longhorn Republic remembers Cedric Benson

The Longhorn Republic remembers Cedric Benson

Photo by Donald Miralle/ We take a look at the legacy of an often-overlooked icon, before previewing the 2019 season. The Texas Longhorns lost a legend Sunday as Cedric Benson passed away following a traffic accident in Austin. In remembrance of one of the greatest players to suit up for the Longhorns, we take a look back at his storied careers and share some #RepliesOfTexas We also take a long look at the 2019 Texas Longhorns and share our expectations for the season. Will Sam Ehlinger be able to connect enough with receivers like Collin Johnson to repeat last year, and what will a...
Burnt Orange Nation Aug 19, 2019
Five big questions for Texas’ 2019 season

Five big questions for Texas’ 2019 season

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ Who’s the most important player on both sides of the ball? Which game can the Longhorns not afford to lose? We answer that and more. The 2019 college football season is so close that we’re now placing numbers next to names, and the No. 10 Texas Longhorns will enter the upcoming campaign with both upside and uncertainty. In aiming to build upon the program’s first 10-win season since 2009, Texas owns a preseason top 10 ranking for the first time since 2010. The Longhorns also own legitimate Big 12 title aspirations, and depending upon whom you ask,...
Hookem.com Aug 19, 2019
WATCH: Texas walk-on Mason Ramirez earns a scholarship from his hometown team

WATCH: Texas walk-on Mason Ramirez earns a scholarship from his hometown team

On Monday, Texas announced that senior defensive back Mason Ramirez was no longer a walk-on. Ramirez was surprised with a scholarship at a recent team meeting. While offensive coordinator Tim Beck broke down one of Ramirez’s plays during a film session, a “Breaking News” alert interrupted the highlight and the announcement was made After being congratulated, […]
Burnt Orange Nation Aug 19, 2019
Texas walk-on RB Mason Ramirez placed on scholarship

Texas walk-on RB Mason Ramirez placed on scholarship

Twitter: @TexasFootball The Texas Longhorns running back room now includes another scholarship option. Mason Ramirez is a walk-on no more. After recently transitioning from safety to running back to help accommodate for the lack of healthy depth at the position, Ramirez has already proven valuable — and productive — for the Texas Longhorns throughout fall camp. The Texas staff made that value quite clear. While evaluating film from Texas’ recent scrimmage, offensive coordinator Tim Beck dubbed Martinez as the Player of the Game, highlighting a breakaway touchdown run before...
SportsDay Aug 19, 2019
Inside the preseason AP college football poll: Multiple voters thought Texas should be No. 4; which voters had A&M No. 6?

Inside the preseason AP college football poll: Multiple voters thought Texas should be No. 4; which voters had A&M No. 6?

The AP's preseason college football poll has been released, meaning we're one step closer to college football actually being played this fall. One thing we learned: Voters think multiple area schools -- namely Oklahoma, Texas and Texas A&M -- will all have strong seasons this fall.But while the hype trains already seem in motion for these schools, expectations actually could have been loftier for some of these schools.Here are some highlights from individual writers' ballots, courtesy of this helpful chart from @RedditCFB.High expectations Six voters had the Longhorns in the top 5 of their...

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