Strong said Tuesday in his first appearance at Big 12 football media days that when he was part of a national title run at Florida, the Gators never discussed going or winning it.
It’s no coincidence that the Longhorns, Jayhawks, Cyclones and Sooners will be among the favorites in a conference that should again be loaded in 2014-15.
Parker French and Travis Duke limited Louisville to four hits, and Texas manufactured runs in three straight innings to beat the Cardinals 4-1 in a College World Series elimination game Monday.
The 75-year-old Garrido’s Texas Longhorns meet the 74-year-old Gillespie’s UC Irvine Anteaters on Saturday, with both men hoping for at least one more hurrah in a city that has meant everything to them.
Dallas officials announced that due to $25 million worth of renovations to the Cotton Bowl the football game between Texas and OU will stay at Fair Park through 2025.
Friday will mark the 126th meeting between Texas and Houston, Southwest Conference members together for two decades before the league broke up in 1996. The Longhorns and Cougars have played 23 times since then, with only seven of those meetings coming in the last 12 years.
Five of the eight national seeds already have been eliminated from the NCAA baseball tournament. If the upsets continue in super regionals, there’ll be some new faces at the College World Series next week.
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has publicly reprimanded Texas linebacker Steve Edmond after the player criticized Baylor and called the Bears ‘trash.’
The Charlie Strong era began at Texas with a shaky performance at quarterback and few questions answered about just how quickly the Longhorns can rebound in the Big 12 under their new coach.
A maroon version of the state flower that’s sprouted in the shadow of the University of Texas Tower in Austin has some wondering if it’s the work of Aggie pranksters.
Texas athletic director Steve Patterson has his eye on China and the Middle East as vast new markets to expand the Longhorns’ burnt orange brand around the globe.
The shot was long, and it smacked hard off the glass in the final seconds. That’s when big Cameron Ridley, standing every bit of 6-foot-9 and 285 pounds, reached down, picked up the ball and put it in as time expired.