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  1. Q&A: Texas OC Joe Wickline

    Max Olson

    After developing a reputation as one of the nation's top offensive line coaches in nine years at Oklahoma State, Joe Wickline decided the timing was finally right to make the big move. He had the opportunity before, after the 2010 season, when Mac...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  2. Meet the Texas coaching staff

    Max Olson

    New Texas head coach Charlie Strong completed and announced his coaching staff on Wednesday. A closer look at who will join him in his first season of leading the Longhorns: Offensive coordinator/offensive line: Joe Wickline Age: 55 Alma mater: F...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  3. Veteran Texas line ready for reshuffling

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- You're not supposed to mess with a good thing, right? Texas' offensive line is as experienced as any in the country this fall. All five starters return and have a combined 124 career starts under their oversized belts. So why i...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  4. Weighing in on Texas' 2015 line class

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- They didn't make kids like this back in 1970. The offensive line that anchored Texas' third national championship in eight years featured a pair of two-time All-Americans: The 6-foot-4, 233-pound Jerry Sisemore and 6-foot-3, 235-p...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  5. Personality belies playing style for Lanfear

    Max Olson

    BUDA, Texas -- Connor Lanfear knew his prayers were going to be answered when Texas offensive line coach Stacy Searles pulled him aside during camp. Even two weeks later, Lanfear still finds himself replaying these moments in his head. The glee is...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  6. Meet the Freshmen: OL Rami Hammad

    Max Olson

    IRVING, Texas -- Though it's essentially meaningless now that he's on campus and a member of the Longhorns, Texas offensive line signee Rami Hammad still can't get over the fact he was deemed a three-star prospect. He won't soon forget that. It's ...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  7. Q&A: 2014 Texas OL Connor Mayes

    Max Olson

    After watching brother Alex Mayes enjoy his recruiting process, Connor Mayes is ready for his turn. The 2014 offensive line prospect from Van Alstyne, Texas, attended Texas' first junior day on Sunday. He didn't land an offer from the Longhorns bu...

    Blog | February 13, 2013
  8. Searels beefs up UT line with 2013 class

    Max Olson

    When Texas brought in Stacy Searels after the 2010 season to overhaul its offensive line, it did so with an ideal in mind. Searels had been coaching SEC offensive lines -- first at LSU, then Georgia -- since 2003. The assumption, fair or not, was ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  9. Roundtable: Offensive line class' legacy

    Max Olson

    Every Friday, HornsNation recruiting writers William Wilkerson and Max Olson answer a question about the Longhorns. This week's question: In four years, Texas fans will look back on the Horns' 2013 offensive line class as _______. William Wilk...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  10. Signing day primer: Texas

    Max Olson

    Team needs: Texas hit the recruiting trail this year seeking improved depth on the offensive line and at linebacker. Its line got almost no production from backups in 2012, and an inexperienced linebacker group started six players last season and end...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  11. 2014 OT Demetrius Knox commits to Texas

    Max Olson

    Back in August, Demetrius Knox (Fort Worth, Texas/All Saints) was ready to commit to Texas. He made a phone call to offensive line coach Stacy Searels to give his pledge. But Searles didn't answer. On that Aug. 6 afternoon, Texas was in the middle...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  12. Texas commit Darius James breaks foot

    Max Olson

    Texas offensive line commit Darius James (Harker Heights, Texas/Harker Heights) suffered a broken left foot on Thursday night, Harker Heights coach Mike Mullins told HornsNation. James, who is No. 17 in the ESPN 150, will have surgery on the foot ...

    Blog | August 31, 2012
  13. Texas loses two targets to Aggies

    Max Olson

    Texas lost one offensive line target on Saturday when Texas A&M landed a commitment from Dallas Bishop Dunne's Ishmael Wilson. The reason for his decision? "Coach [Kevin] Sumlin, enough said," Wilson told HornsNation in a text message. "He is a gr...

    Blog | February 18, 2012