1. Texas Football: 3 Former Top Recruits Who Will Finally Shine in 2015

    Much of Texas' success in 2014 stemmed from former top recruits stepping up to turn in career seasons. A few returning Longhorns have a chance to do the same thing this season...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 3 months ago 8,503 reads 12 comments

  2. Texas Football: The Longhorns' 2015 Offseason Checklist

    Even as a young, inexperienced football team, the Texas Longhorns have a straightforward path to improvement: Find a quarterback and fix your offensive line. The Longhorns need to recruit much better this summer...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 3 months ago 6,107 reads 39 comments

  3. Texas Football: Early Grades for the Longhorns' 2016 Recruiting Class

    Sporting a mere four commits, incomplete is the only appropriate characterization of Texas' 2016 recruiting class , even this early in the game. For a while there seemed to be little cause for concern with this group...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 9,840 reads 16 comments

  4. Texas Football: Charlie Strong's 3 Biggest Challenges for the Longhorns in 2015

    Charlie Strong has a tough challenge ahead of him this season. Coming off Texas' second losing season since 2009, the second-year head coach will be expected to improve on last year's 6-7 record...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 10,340 reads 143 comments

  5. Texas Football: Summer Enrollees Who Could Make Immediate Impact

    Beyond any sort of doubt, Texas football's true freshmen will figure heavily into the 2015 rotation. There's too much talent in this group to justify keeping the youth on the sideline...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 8,836 reads 18 comments

  6. Texas Football: Who Is Replacing Every Former Longhorn Taken in 2015 NFL Draft?

    The Texas Longhorns had five players selected in the 2015 NFL draft, their most since 2010 . Per SB Nation's Jason Kirk , that figure also tied them for the sixth-most selections of any college program...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 5,200 reads 12 comments

  7. Texas Football: Realistic Expectations for the Longhorns' 2015 Season

    Trying to improve on last year's 6-7 record will be tough for Charlie Strong , whose Longhorn team still has issues at quarterback and lost a bunch of starters from the 2014 squad...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 9,870 reads 29 comments

  8. Texas Football: 3 Things Standing in the Way of a Big 12 Championship

    Texas has the recruiting acumen and coaching staff to return to the top of the Big 12. First, it will have to overcome its issues at quarterback and in the trenches...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 8,486 reads 34 comments

  9. Texas Football: 5 Things We Learned About the Longhorns This Spring

    Spring is over, so there's no more Longhorn football until the regular season. At least we got a good look at where the quarterbacks, the new offense, Malik Jefferson and the rest of the team stand heading into the summer...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 6,774 reads 15 comments

  10. Texas Football: NFL Draft Projections for Every Former Longhorn

    Nearly a dozen Texas Longhorns are hoping to hear their names called in this week's NFL draft. Not all will be selected, but the Horns' draft success will be greatly improved from a year ago...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 3,137 reads 6 comments

  11. Texas Football: Projecting the Longhorns' Post-Spring 2-Deep Depth Chart

    Following Texas' spring game, it's obvious that the defense still has talent, the offense still has a ways to go and both sides of the ball will need some help from freshmen...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 4 months ago 6,405 reads 23 comments

  12. Texas Football: Charlie Strong's 3 Biggest Concerns Post-Spring Practice

    With the spring game now in the books, Charlie Strong 's focus shifts to getting his team healthy and his young players ready to contribute. That offense is going to need all the help it can get...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 9,349 reads 36 comments

  13. Texas Football 2015: Winners and Losers from Longhorns' Spring Practices, Game

    With their Orange-White Scrimmage over and done with, the spring has come to an end for the Texas Longhorns. The quarterbacks weren't overly impressive in the spring game, as neither broke 200 total yards on the afternoon...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 12,196 reads 57 comments

  14. Texas Spring Game 2015: Live Score, Top Performers and Analysis

    Texas 27, Longhorns 16—Final We've reached the end of this afternoon's Orange-White Scrimmage, with the quarterback battle between Jerrod Heard and Tyrone Swoopes looking pretty close at the end of spring ball...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 14,874 reads 71 comments

  15. Texas Football: Position Battles to Watch in Longhorns' 2015 Spring Game

    More Longhorns than just Tyrone Swoopes and Jerrod Heard will be fighting for starting jobs this offseason. Saturday's spring game gives them all a chance to enter the summer with a head start...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 5,978 reads 16 comments

  16. Texas Football: 5 Reasons to Be Optimistic About the Longhorns' Spring Game

    No matter the difference Texas head coach Charlie Strong has made on this Longhorn team since his arrival, it's tough to be optimistic about the team's outlook this season...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 6,347 reads 20 comments

  17. Texas Football: 5 Players to Watch in Texas' 2015 Spring Game

    Spring ball reaches its end next weekend when the Longhorns kick off their spring game. No matter which team they work with, every Longhorn fan will have eyes on Jerrod Heard and Malik Jefferson...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 10,649 reads 12 comments

  18. Texas Football: Week 2 Spring Practice Stock Report for the Longhorns

    Following a Saturday scrimmage, Texas head coach Charlie Strong and his staff have shaken up their personnel two weeks into spring practice. As expected, offensive coordinator Joe Wickline has shuffled the deck with his offensive line...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 8,134 reads 25 comments

  19. Texas Football: 5 Longhorns Poised for a Bounceback Year in 2015

    The longer spring goes on, the more it sounds like Tyrone Swoopes is gunning for a bounceback year in 2015. He leads a group of Longhorns who will need to turn things around for the team to improve on last season's results...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 9,018 reads 32 comments

  20. Texas Football: Longhorns' Week 1 Practice Stock Report

    There have already been plenty of surprises through Texas' first week of spring practice. Several young Longhorns are boosting their stock at key positions, but the defense still really needs somebody to step up...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 7,015 reads 9 comments

  21. Texas Football: What We Learned from Longhorns' 2015 Pro Day

    The group workout phase is over for the Longhorns' 2015 NFL draft hopefuls, who took the field on Tuesday for the program's annual pro day. Overall, there were few surprises...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 4,805 reads 7 comments

  22. Texas Football: 4 Longhorn Starters on the Hot Seat in 2015

    Charlie Strong addressed the media Monday , using one last formality to update the status of the team following winter workouts. The quarterback battle keeps the headline, but far more stands to be settled before the summer...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 5 months ago 8,621 reads 48 comments

  23. Texas Football: The Longhorns' Biggest Storylines So Far This Offseason

    When you finish with a losing record at Texas, the expectation is that you launch a full-blown attack on the offseason. You establish yourself on the recruiting trail and do whatever possible to correct what caused the perceived failures...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 6 months ago 10,945 reads 26 comments

  24. Texas Football: Burning Questions Ahead of the Longhorns' Spring Practice

    Spring practice is about to begin for the Texas Longhorns, who can hopefully answer some of the burning questions about the status of the team...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 6 months ago 11,793 reads 37 comments

  25. Texas Football: Ranking the Longhorns' Top Recruiting Targets for 2016

    With their first 60 offers already out, the Texas Longhorns have begun hard pursuit of their top targets for 2016. Looking at the projected depth chart , Charlie Strong's needs are obvious...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 6 months ago 7,855 reads 17 comments