1. Despite The Heartbreaking Loss, These Texas Longhorns Should Be Proud

    It was over. Following an ill-advised shovel pass from freshman quarteback Garrett Gilbert to running back Tre' Newton, Marcell Dareus was taking the tipped ball in to the endzone, putting the ...

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  2. The Texas Longhorns Should Take a Page Out of Utah's Playbook

    We all watched the Big 12 Championship. We all witnessed one of the most bizarre endings in recent college football history. I'm sure everyone noticed just how incredibly ineffective the Texas offense was against the aggressive Nebraksa defense...

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  3. SMU Mustangs Look To Take Advantage of First Bowl Bid Since '84

    It's been 25 years since the SMU Mustangs played in their last postseason game. It's been 23 years since those very Mustangs were given the "Death Penalty" following an investigation into a ...

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  4. Texas-Michigan State: What to Watch for

    Whenever the Texas Longhorns and the Michigan State Spartans get together, you are almost guaranteed a physical, down-to-the-wire slugfest...

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  5. Texas Longhorns Make Their Case for the Best Team In America

    The number one rule when playing Roy Williams' Tarheels is DO NOT try and run with them. Don't tell that to Damion James and company...

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  6. I'm Con"Vince"d Young Will Win a Superbowl With Tennessee

    It was just months ago that we were all sitting around talking about what a bust that Vince Young kid had become. After only two seasons as a starting quarterback, he was already starting to fizzle under the pressure of the big time...

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  7. A Look Back at the 1965 Orange Bowl: Alabama vs. Texas

    On Jan. 7, 2010, the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas Longhorns will collide in Pasadena, Calif., for college football's ultimate prize. It has been over 27 years since Alabama and Texas last met (1982 Cotton Bowl, Texas won 14-12)...

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  8. Alabama vs. Texas Is the Matchup College Football Deserves

    Saturday night had to be rough for TCU and Cinncinati fans everywhere. Just when we thought all hell would break loose, kicker Hunter Lawrence booted Nebraska and earned Texas its second trip ...

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  9. Vince Young and The Texas Longhorns Have Come Full Circle

    It was almost four years ago that Vince Young and the Texas Longhorns stepped into the Rose Bowl against the USC Trojans...

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  10. Does Texas' Will Muschamp Have What It Takes To Be the Head Honcho?

    Many college football fans around the country know defensive coordinator Will Muschamp for the all too recognizable sound clip making the rounds on YouTube, where he yells "Boom (expletive)" after a vicious hit made by one of his players...

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  11. Texas's Dogus Balbay Is Quietly Making a Name for Himself

    He isn't one of the better shooters on the floor. He's not the tallest guy on the floor, either. However, junior point guard Dogus Balbay may very well be the hardest working player on Rick Barnes's squad...

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  12. Youngsters Making An Early Impact for the Texas Longhorns

    There has been much talk about Rick Barnes' stellar 2009 recruiting class and how it may be his best class ever, even better than the 2006 class that brought Kevin Durant and D.J. Augustin to the Forty Acres...

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  13. Texas Longhorns: Keys To Avoiding a Thanksgiving Day Turkey

    The goal is in sight. With just one game left to play in the regular season and a date with the Nebraska Cornhuskers in the Big 12 title game, the Texas Longhorns are two wins away from another trip to Pasadena...

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  14. Flying Under the Radar: Five Of College Football's Unsung Stars

    Tim Tebow, Colt McCoy, and Mark Ingram have dominated the Heisman conversation since the season began, and rightfully so. Guys like Case Keenum, Jimmy Clausen, and Jacory Harris have been receiving a fair bit of exposure as well...

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  15. Texas Two-Step: Could We Be Looking at The First Dual Heisman?

    The Heisman Trust should seriously consider awarding a dual Heisman Trophy this season. Colt McCoy and Jordan Shipley form perhaps the nation's most dangerous combo and Saturday's 35-3 romp over Central Florida was their best showcase yet...

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  16. BCS Championship Prediction: Why the Texas Longhorns Will Beat Alabama

    As it stands now, Florida, Texas, and Alabama hold the top three spots in the BCS standings, and it doesn't seem like anything will change that until the forthcoming match up between Florida and Alabama in the SEC title game...

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  17. With Texas' 7-0 Record, Don't Execute Offensive Coordinator Greg Davis Just Yet

    Last weekend's 16-13 victory over Oklahoma was a good win for a Texas Longhorns team looking to stay unbeaten, but it was hardly the satisfying win they were looking for...

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  18. Death to the BCS: An Anglo-Saxon Boast

    My AP English class recently read the famed tale of Beowulf, the story of a Viking hero who rescues the Danes from the horrible wrath of the monster Grendel...

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  19. 2009-2010 College Basketball Preview: Texas Longhorns

    The 2008 season was a bit of a roller coaster ride as far as the Texas Longhorns were concerned.  Rick Barnes' squad entered the season as a top 10 team, but faltered in January and February, limping in to the NCAA Tournament...

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  20. Bleacher Creatures Debate the Red River Rivalry: Who's Got Issues?

    In our second installment of "Bleacher Creatures Debate", Jett and I discuss which squad has the more significant problems heading in to this weekend's match up. Jett: Arguing who has the most issues is a moot point...

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  21. Bleacher Creatures Debate the Red River Rivalry: Who's Better Defensively?

    This Saturday, the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners are set to square off in the 104th installment of the Red River Rivalry, held in the famed Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas...

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  22. Texas Longhorns: Win and You're In

    It's been absolute chaos in college football this season. Ten top 10 teams have already lost this season (six have lost to unranked opponents), and there are sure to be more upsets on the horizon due to the current state of things...

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  23. Should Colt McCoy Be Worried about the Heisman Jinx?

    It was supposed to be one of the most heated Heisman races in college football history. Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, and Colt McCoy came into the season with high expectations for not only their respective teams, but for themselves as well...

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  24. Getting Defensive: Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners Leaning On Stout D

    Last season, the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners boasted two of the most explosive offenses in the nation. The Longhorns averaged 42 points and 475 yards of offense a game led by their Heisman-hopeful quarterback Colt McCoy...

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  25. Texas-Texas Tech: 'Horns Claim Revenge Over Rival Raiders

    For Mack Brown, it must have felt good lifting the giant gorilla off his shoulders. After 10 months of waiting, the Texas Longhorns finally got the chance to exorcise some demons after last season's stunning loss at the hands of rival Texas Tech...

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