1. Spotlighting Tyrone Swoopes, Texas' Most Intriguing Player to Watch This Spring

    Tyrone Swoopes is big, athletic and has all of the potential in the world. He is also fighting for his future as a Texas Longhorn. Even though he is in just his second year, the window is closing for the player hailed as the next Vince Young...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 6 months ago 14,747 reads 28 comments

  2. Texas Football: 5 Players with the Most to Prove at Pro Day

    As much attention as the combine receives, it is merely the highest-profile stage of the evaluation process. Just as often, a player's pro day can make the biggest difference in his draft stock...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 6 months ago 3,389 reads 6 comments

  3. Texas Football: Projecting Who Will Replace the Departed Starters in 2014

    A year after returning 19 starters, the Texas Longhorns are being hit with one of college football's inevitable realities—losing starters to graduation. There are the obvious ones like Jackson Jeffcoat, Mike Davis and Anthony Fera...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 6 months ago 6,669 reads 8 comments

  4. Texas Football: Predicting Former Texas Players' 2014 Combine Performance

    Though a small group, four Texas Longhorns will be looking to make major noise at this year's NFL Scouting Combine. Leading the group is All-American Jackson Jeffcoat , who is looking to ride the wave of a transcendent senior campaign...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 6 months ago 2,378 reads 1 comments

  5. Texas Football: What Longhorn Fans Should Expect from Derick Roberson in 2014

    Quarterback Jerrod Heard has drawn most of the headlines, but it is defensive end Derick Roberson who arrives as Texas' top-rated recruit of its 2014 class...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 6 months ago 7,361 reads 3 comments

  6. Texas Football: What Each Longhorn Invitee Must Prove at the 2014 NFL Combine

    Four Texas Longhorns have been invited to the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine , which begins Feb. 19. For three of them, it is a great chance to improve their draft stock...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 5,360 reads 12 comments

  7. Texas Football: Comparing and Contrasting Tyrone Swoopes and Jerrod Heard

    Texas has a quarterback controversy on its hands, and it doesn't include David Ash or possible USC transfer Max Wittek...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 10,971 reads 37 comments

  8. Texas Football: Why Adding USC Transfer Max Wittek Makes Sense for Texas

    While 20 recruits were committing to Texas on National Signing Day, reports emerged that former USC quarterback Max Wittek is targeting the Longhorns as his transfer destination...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 8,808 reads 22 comments

  9. Texas Football: Best and Worst of National Signing Day

    National Signing Day has come and gone, leaving the Texas Longhorns with 23 total commits for its 17th-ranked 2014 class. The final day of the recruiting cycle treated Texas much better than the rest of the process...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 9,841 reads 49 comments

  10. Texas Football: Power Ranking the Longhorns Playing in Super Bowl XLVIII

    The Texas Longhorns have a six-year streak of sending at least one player to the Super Bowl. For Super Bowl XLVIII, the 'Horns have three representatives total on the two rosters for this year's big game...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 7,127 reads 4 comments

  11. Texas National Signing Day Preview: Targets, Predictions and Rumor Roundup

    The closer Charlie Strong gets to national signing day , the more he and the Longhorns want it to just be over with. In terms of its 2014 recruiting class , Texas has seen better days...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 11,217 reads 49 comments

  12. Texas Football: 2014 Commits the Longhorns Cannot Afford to Lose Before NSD

    Based on necessity or a supreme level of talent, every recruiting class has certain members who are irreplaceable. Losing a commitment from any of these prospects changes the whole complexion of the class...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 15,709 reads 25 comments

  13. 5 Most Creative Offensive Play-Callers in College Football

    Courtesy of its wide hash marks and hundreds of available coaching jobs, college football is home to more offensive creativity than any other sport...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 8,259 reads 16 comments

  14. Texas Football: 3 Changes Shawn Watson Will Bring to the Offense in 2014

    Just like his boss, Charlie Strong , it's clear what Joe Wickline brings to the table as offensive coordinator. His group will play fast, and his front line is going to be one of the most well-coached units in the country...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 12,877 reads 47 comments

  15. Texas Football: Why Shawn Watson Is the Longhorn Assistant Under Most Pressure

    Since Charlie Strong was hired as head coach of the Longhorns, it was assumed that his offensive coordinator be the assistant burdened with the most pressure...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 7 months ago 6,970 reads 12 comments

  16. Texas Football: Blueprint for a Perfect Offseason

    Charlie Strong 's tenure at Texas has already been a seesaw of decommitments and ended careers juxtaposed with big hires and new recruits. And that's just a week into the job...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 6,790 reads 15 comments

  17. Texas Football: Texas Can't Expect Charlie Strong to Be the Next Mack Brown

    Charlie Strong took to the microphone on Monday for his first press conference as head coach of the Texas Longhorns. The former Louisville head coach discussed his goals for the program and how he plans to build it back up to the national stage...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 2,103 reads 11 comments

  18. Texas Football: 4 Recruits That Charlie Strong Will Immediately Lure to Texas

    Chief among reasons that Charlie Strong has been hired to be Texas' next head coach is his ability to recruit . The program could use an early return on its decision. The Longhorns' class is currently ranked No...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 19,088 reads 6 comments

  19. Texas Football: 4 Culture Changes the Next Head Coach Must Prioritize

    As the Texas Longhorns narrow their list of head coaching candidates , the changes that Mack Brown 's successor must prioritize have become apparent. The 'Horns need a culture change...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 11,343 reads 69 comments

  20. Alamo Bowl 2013 Oregon vs. Texas: 10 Things We Learned in Longhorns' Loss

    Led by Marcus Mariota , the No. 10 Oregon Ducks were impressive in blowing past Texas by a 30-7 margin in Monday's Alamo Bowl. The same cannot be said for Case McCoy's Longhorns...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 9,700 reads 38 comments

  21. Alamo Bowl 2013 Oregon vs. Texas: Live Game Grades, Analysis for the Longhorns

    Oregon 30, Texas 7—Final The Oregon Ducks are Alamo Bowl champions after defeating the Texas Longhorns by a 30-7 margin. Mack Brown finishes 8-5 in his final season at Texas...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 6,691 reads 52 comments

  22. Texas Football: 5 Best Moments of 2013

    The Texas Longhorns' 2013 season will come to an end on Monday in the Alamo Bowl. No matter how it ends against Oregon, there were plenty of moments where Texas looked like the program we thought it would be...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 1,761 reads 3 comments

  23. Texas Football: 3 Recruits Most Likely to Leave If Texas Hires Art Briles

    Hiring Art Briles as their head coach would be a home run for the Texas Longhorns. The Baylor head coach has taken the Bears from a Big 12 afterthought to the 2013 champion in just six years...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 15,981 reads 94 comments

  24. Texas Football: AD Steve Patterson's Holiday Wish List

    Steve Patterson has a busy holiday schedule ahead of him as the new athletic director for the Texas Longhorns. In his first two months on the job, Texas alum already have to replace one of the most successful coaches in school history...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 7,997 reads 30 comments

  25. 4 Biggest Questions Texas Needs to Answer Before 2014 National Signing Day

    After getting shredded in a 30-10 loss to Baylor, the Longhorns now have to deal with the equally explosive Oregon Ducks in the Alamo Bowl. And that's the least of their problems...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 8 months ago 4,111 reads 16 comments