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  1. Strong bringing culture change to Texas

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The head coach wants to see you in his office. To Cedric Reed and his Texas teammates, those words are supposed to mean trouble. He was admittedly a bit uncomfortable when he showed up to the Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletics Center this...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  2. Who to watch in spring: Duke Thomas

    Max Olson

    Editor's note: This is the second part of a weeklong series taking a closer look at Texas players worth watching when the Longhorns begin spring practices in three weeks. The right word might be trust. Duke Thomas earned a lot of trust in 2013. ...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  3. The quiet, final hour of Mack Brown's tenure

    Max Olson

    SAN ANTONIO -- The final moments of Mack Brown's career at Texas were neither triumphant nor tearful. Just quiet. He walked off the Alamodome field surrounded by noise but not saying a word. He gathered his team for his final locker room speech. A...

    Blog | December 31, 2013
  4. Texas leaning on players' leadership

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas - Jackson Jeffcoat said the words with equal parts self-assuredness and defiance. Last Monday, he laid down the law. "This team is going to be a player-led team," he said. "No matter who the coach is coming in, as leaders, we'll get ...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  5. Frosh DB Davis could make instant impact

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Time and again over the past two years, Texas coach Mack Brown has been true to his word: The best players, no matter the age or experience level, will play. That has led to 34 true freshmen -- the most in FBS -- hitting the fiel...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  6. Dallas DE Evans talks Longhorns offer

    William Wilkerson

    To say Victor Evans (Dallas/Skyline) is ecstatic about his new Longhorns offer would be a vast understatement. Words can't really describe how excited he was to pick up the offer on Friday. "My head coach is down at Austin for the track meet and h...

    Blog | May 11, 2013
  7. Knox no longer an option for Longhorns

    Max Olson

    Word didn't get out until Monday, but Demetrius Knox isn't afraid to admit he hasn't been committed to Texas since Thursday. That's when the Fort Worth (Texas) All Saints offensive lineman said he told Longhorns coaches he wanted to reopen his rec...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  8. Texas offers 2015 WR Lodge

    William Wilkerson

    Excuse Damarkus Lodge (Cedar Hill, Texas/Cedar Hill) if he's at a loss for words right now. Last night, he talked to Texas recruiting coordinator Bruce Chambers, who extended an offer his way. "Coach [Bruce] Chambers told me that coach [Darrell...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  9. McMillon breaks silence, close to decision

    Max Olson

    More than a month has passed since Jake McMillon received his scholarship offer from Texas. Until this week, he hadn't said a word since. The Abilene (Texas) High School defensive end hasn't been doing interviews or opening up about his recruiting...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  10. Gresham sends message with Texas visit

    Max Olson

    Daniel Gresham knew the best way to dispel a belief wasn't his words. It took actions. That, in a nutshell, is why the Fort Worth (Texas) All Saints running back woke up early on Saturday morning, boarded a plane at the Dallas-Fort Worth Internati...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  11. Texas Longhorns trying to fix problem with tackling

    Carter Strickland

    Texas is coming off a season in which it had the worst defense in program history. That was largely due to the ineptness of the back seven when it came to taking a player to the ground. Mack Brown is still perplexed as to why tackling is an issue.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  12. 2015 lineman one to watch in future

    William Wilkerson

    Complacency can be a crippling word when used to describe a recruit. Offers flood in, that word creeps in, egos inflate and ... ambition deteriorates. If there was ever a recruit who had a reason to be complacent it would be 2015 offensive line...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  13. Position breakdown: Tight end

    Carter Strickland

    AUSTIN, Texas -- For two years Texas wanted a tight end that could block first, seal the edge and maybe occasionally catch a pass downfield. So, in other words, the exact opposite of what they had recruited at tight end for years. Which is how it ...

    Blog | February 14, 2013
  14. Hammad adds to UT offensive line depth

    William Wilkerson

    In the words of 2013 Longhorns commitment Darius James, "Texas o line finna be crazy." James, the No. 1 center in the country, tweeted that Monday shortly after junior college left tackle Desmond Harrison (Contra Costa College) committed to Texas ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  15. Q&A: Arlington Bowie's Perry on Freeman

    William Wilkerson

    ESPN Watch List safety Edwin Freeman (Arlington, Texas/Bowie) typically has few words. He'd rather let his play do the talking and, boy, does it speak loudly. So HornsNation went to Volunteers coach Kenny Perry to get a feel for where Freeman's he...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  16. Five storylines: TCU vs. Texas

    Carter Strickland

    Five storylines for TCU vs. Texas on Thursday: 1. Back in the mix As it currently stands, ESPN has Texas projected to play in the Cotton Bowl. A win against TCU probably would not change that. A loss very well might. In other words, with tw...

    Blog | November 21, 2012