Texas Football: 7 Ways You Know You're a Texas Longhorns Fan

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Texas Football: 7 Ways You Know You're a Texas Longhorns Fan
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Ever since their inaugural season in 1893, the Texas Longhorns football program has had one of the nation's greatest fanbases. If you are currently wearing some burnt orange and itching to throw up your Horns, consider yourself part of the club.

Need some measure of how much the Longhorn faithful love their men in burnt orange? Look no further than the Longhorn Network, a cable channel dedicated solely to the coverage of everything Texas Longhorns.

But even before the introduction of the still-controversial Longhorn Network, Texas fans harbor an obsession for their team that would rival even the most crazed Manchester United diehard. They would miss their own wedding before a game, their children are born with a burnt orange spoon in their mouths and some are even known to hum "The Eyes of Texas" in their sleep.

Sure, they may be excessive at times, but "fan" is short for "fanatic" which is exactly what Longhorn fans are. And if you meet any of the following criteria, you too are a Longhorn for life.

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