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Marquise Goodwin jumps to silver at Pan American Games

Posted by Aaron Carrara , in Texas Football 23 July 2015 - - - - - - · 469 views

Former Texas Longhorns wide receiver Marquise Goodwin won a silver medal at the Pan Am games in Toronto this week. Goodwin, who is a wide receiver with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, took silver with a long jump of 8.27 meters. He finished 10th in the long jump at the London Olympics in 2012.


Goodwin, a two-time NCAA long-jump champion while with the Longhor...


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Freshmen players Malik Jefferson, Connor Williams praised by Charlie Strong

Posted by Aaron Carrara , in Texas Football 21 July 2015 - - - - - - · 1,231 views
Big 12, Media Days and 3 more...
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Since arriving on the Texas campus in January as an early enrollee, reports on linebacker Malik Jefferson have been overwhelmingly positive. Jefferson also appears to be taking his strength & conditioning with Pat Moorer seriously too. The 5-star Mesquite Poteet playmaker has put on weight, according to...


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Bob Bowlsby says no conference expansion now

Posted by Aaron Carrara , in Big 12 20 July 2015 - - - - - - · 448 views
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Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby opened Media Days in Dallas on Monday with a half-hour speech that included points on the college football playoff, fan misconduct at games and support for student-athletes before fielding questions from the media.

Conference Expansion

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UT athletes excel in Spring semester

Posted by Matt Cotcher , 07 July 2015 - - - - - - · 339 views

Courtesy of UT Athletics:





Honor roll recognizes those student-athletes who register a 3.0 or better grade point average for the previous semester.


AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas placed a total of 299 student-athletes on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll for outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2015 semester.

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Shaka Smart lands PG commitment

Posted by Matt Cotcher , in Texas Basketball 01 July 2015 - - - - - - · 603 views

Jacob Young, a 2016 point guard from Houston, TX (Yates), pledged to play his college basketball for Shaka Smart and the Texas Longhorns. Young announced his commitment Tuesday evening on Twitter.


More accurately described as a combo guard because of his scoring ability, Young's diminutive size (6', 165 pounds) will remind fans of the Horns' recent sma...


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Myles Turner picked 11th in NBA Draft

Posted by Matt Cotcher , 25 June 2015 - - - - - - · 513 views

Courtesy of UT Athletics:



BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Former University of Texas basketball standout Myles Turner was selected as the No. 11 pick by the Indiana Pacers in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday evening at Barclays Center. Turner is the seventh lottery pick (joining Chris Mihm in 2000, T.J. Ford in 2003, LaMarcus Aldridge in 2006, Kevin Durant in 2007,...


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48 student athletes placed on All-Big 12 honor roll

Posted by Matt Cotcher , in University of Texas 19 June 2015 - - - - - - · 592 views

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Honor roll recognizes first-time/incoming freshmen that complete 24 semester hours of non-remedial coursework, achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 and meet participation criteria.

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas placed 48 student-athletes on the 2014-15 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the conference office an...


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UT will sell beer at football games

Posted by Matt Cotcher , in Texas Football 17 June 2015 - - - - - - · 525 views

Courtesy of UT Athletics:



AUSTIN, Texas—Beer and wine will be sold in all public and private areas at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium during Texas home football games beginning Sept. 12, with the 2015 home opener against Rice.

While beer and wine sales in the stadium do not require approval from the UT System Chancellor or Board of Regents,...


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UT finishes year of athletic success

Posted by Matt Cotcher , 16 June 2015 - - - - - - · 346 views

Courtesy of Texas Sports Information Department:



AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas officially concluded its 2014-15 athletics season with a seventh-place showing by the men and a tie for ninth by the women at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship over the weekend. Of the school’s 20 intercollegiate programs, the Longhorns registere...


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Hinojosa & Johnson sign MLB contracts

Posted by Matt Cotcher , 13 June 2015 - - - - - - · 469 views

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AUSTIN, Texas – Texas infielder C.J Hinojosa and outfielder Ben Johnson, who were both selected in the 11th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday, will sign professional contracts and forgo their senior seasons.

The 336th overall pick by the San Francisco Giants, Hinojosa was a three-year starter at shortstop who batted .283...






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