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Burnt Orange Nation 12 hours ago
Todd Orlando’s aggressive approach should maximize the Longhorns defensive versatility

Todd Orlando’s aggressive approach should maximize the Longhorns defensive versatility

If what Todd Orlando was able to do at Houston is any indication, guys like Malik Jefferson, Gary Johnson and Malcolm Roach should thrive this coming season. If you happened to have your television tuned into ABC on September 3 and ESPN on November 17, you’ve witnessed the capabilities of a Todd Orlando-coached defense. Last year, Houston opened the season by holding Baker Mayfield and No. 3-ranked Oklahoma to just 393 yards and 23 points. Months later, Orlando’s defense simply swallowed up eventual Heisman-winning quarterback Lamar Jackson en route to 11 sacks as part of an effort...

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The Texas 22: Starting at right guard — Jake McMillon

The Texas 22: Starting at right guard — Jake McMillon

We’re breaking down who we think will be Texas’ starting lineup, a combined effort from Mike Craven, Brian Davis and Danny Davis. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player. JAKE MCMILLON Junior right guard, 6-3, 305 High school: Abilene Signing class: 2014 Career games: 22 Career starts: 5 Memorable games: 1. […] The post The Texas 22: Starting at right guard — Jake McMillon appeared first on HookEm.
Austin American-Statesman 10 hours ago
After third scrimmage, Texas coaches closer to finalizing depth chart

After third scrimmage, Texas coaches closer to finalizing depth chart

Texas coach Tom Herman spent the entire offseason instilling a culture of winning. Everything was a competition. You were either a winner or a loser, one who dined on surf-and-turf or baloney. Now comes the results from all that scorekeeping. The Longhorns are likely to firm up their depth chart this weekend after Saturday’s third […] The post After third scrimmage, Texas coaches closer to finalizing depth chart appeared first on HookEm.
Austin American-Statesman 14 hours ago
Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 14: Kansas State RT Dalton Risner

Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 14: Kansas State RT Dalton Risner

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who is he? Kansas State offensive […] The post Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 14: Kansas State RT Dalton Risner appeared first on HookEm.
Austin American-Statesman 16 hours ago
Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 14 days

Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 14 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 14 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Which Longhorn wears No. 14? WR Lorenzo Joe, who turned one of last year’s eight catches into a key 61-yard reception against Baylor. This […] The post Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 14 days appeared first on HookEm.
Tyler John Tyler WR Damion Miller will not join the Longhorns

Tyler John Tyler WR Damion Miller will not join the Longhorns

Tyler John Tyler receiver Damion Miller, a member of Texas’ 2017 recurring class, will not enroll and join the Longhorns, the school confirmed on Friday. The university offered no further comment, but Miller had not yet joined the team due to academics. Miller has wanted to attend Texas for years. He was offered a scholarship […] The post Tyler John Tyler WR Damion Miller will not join the Longhorns appeared first on HookEm.
The Texas 22: Starting at wide receiver — Collin Johnson

The Texas 22: Starting at wide receiver — Collin Johnson

We’re breaking down who we think will be Texas’ starting lineup, a combined effort from Mike Craven, Brian Davis and Danny Davis. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player. COLLIN JOHNSON Sophomore wide receiver, 6-6, 220 High school: San Jose (Calif.) Valley Christian Signing class: 2016 Career games: 12 Career starts: […] The post The Texas 22: Starting at wide receiver — Collin Johnson appeared first on HookEm.
Texas teammates Collin Johnson and Kris Boyd find worthy adversaries in each other

Texas teammates Collin Johnson and Kris Boyd find worthy adversaries in each other

In two weeks, Texas receiver Collin Johnson might find himself being covered by Maryland defensive back JC Jackson. Meanwhile, Longhorns cornerback Kris Boyd could be flanking a receiver like D.J. Moore. Until then — as the countdown to the college football season slowly winds down — Johnson and Boyd have each other. In practices and […] The post Texas teammates Collin Johnson and Kris Boyd find worthy adversaries in each other appeared first on HookEm.
Texas beats NBL’s Cairns Taipans behind clutch play of Andrew Jones

Texas beats NBL’s Cairns Taipans behind clutch play of Andrew Jones

Sophomore guard Andrew Jones scored twice in the final minute to propel Texas past Cairns Taipans, 71-69, early Friday in Cairns, Australia. The Longhorns were trailing 69-67 with less than 60 seconds to play when Jones took over. After draining a mid-range jump shot to tie the score, Jones got possession of a loose ball […] The post Texas beats NBL’s Cairns Taipans behind clutch play of Andrew Jones appeared first on HookEm.
LOOK: Peyton Manning stops by Texas practice to talk safety, championships

LOOK: Peyton Manning stops by Texas practice to talk safety, championships

On Thursday, Peyton Manning’s newest football venture brought him to Austin, where he spent some time visiting with Texas players, coaches and equipment staff. The retired five-time NFL MVP is advising helmet manufacturer Riddell in its efforts to make football safer. Riddell recently outfitted the Longhorns with its new Insite helmets. RELATED: Texas ‘first in Power […] The post LOOK: Peyton Manning stops by Texas practice to talk safety, championships appeared first on HookEm.
Key dates approaching for Longhorn recruiting targets at OL, QB and DB

Key dates approaching for Longhorn recruiting targets at OL, QB and DB

Texas is a handful of pieces away from finishing its 2018 recruiting class. The Longhorns sit at 17 commitments and the class ranks No. 2 in the nation. Tom Herman built this recruiting momentum without coaching an official snap as the head coach at Texas. August is a dead period in recruiting, meaning in-person contact […] The post Key dates approaching for Longhorn recruiting targets at OL, QB and DB appeared first on HookEm.
Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 15: USC LB Porter Gustin

Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 15: USC LB Porter Gustin

The countdown to kickoff is on. Over the 100 days before Texas takes on Maryland, we’re counting down the 100 best players the Longhorns will face in 2017. This series is all about impressing your friends at pregame tailgates and watch parties, so grab a notepad and buckle up. Who is he? Everyone knows that […] The post Top opponents for Texas in 2017, No. 15: USC LB Porter Gustin appeared first on HookEm.
The Texas 22: Starting at outside linebacker — Naashon Hughes

The Texas 22: Starting at outside linebacker — Naashon Hughes

We’re breaking down who we think will be Texas’ starting lineup, a combined effort from Mike Craven, Brian Davis and Danny Davis. We’re doing two a day, one offensive and one defensive player. NAASHON HUGHES Senior outside linebacker, 6-4, 250 High school: Harker Heights Signing class: 2013 Career games: 37 Career starts: 26 Career numbers: […] The post The Texas 22: Starting at outside linebacker — Naashon Hughes appeared first on HookEm.
Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 15 days

Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 15 days

Let’s use Texas’ roster, history and scouting reports to countdown to the start of the 2017 football season. Today, we are only 15 days away from Texas’ home game against Maryland. Chris Brown picks off Buechele. #Hookem pic.twitter.com/8hTw3KyY2l — Hookem Football (@hornsfootball) April 15, 2017 Which Longhorn wears No. 15? DB Chris Brown, who redshirted […] The post Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 15 days appeared first on HookEm.
Training camp grind, injuries are exposing Texas’ lack of overall depth

Training camp grind, injuries are exposing Texas’ lack of overall depth

Nearly three full weeks into a rugged training camp, the Longhorns are showing serious wear and tear. The lack of quality depth is readily apparent. This cake, as former coach Charlie Strong indicated, is nowhere near fully baked. New coach Tom Herman may feel good about his 22 starters. But asked Thursday if he had […] The post Training camp grind, injuries are exposing Texas’ lack of overall depth appeared first on HookEm.

Longhorns Player News

  • 1 Shane Buechele

    Shane Buechele

    Texas coach Tom Herman: If Longhorns played tomorrow, 'Shane Buechele would start' at QB

  • 1 Malik Jefferson

    Malik Jefferson

    The Texas 22: Starting at outside linebacker — Malik Jefferson

  • 1 Breckyn Hager

    Breckyn Hager

    Asked about Longhorns who haven't been mentioned much during camp, Tom Herman points out two LBs

  • 1 Lorenzo Joe

    Lorenzo Joe

    Countdown to Texas’ kickoff: 14 days

  • 1 Jake McMillon

    Jake McMillon

    The Texas 22: Starting at right guard — Jake McMillon

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