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  1. Lunch links: Big 12 coaches sticking around

    David Ubben

    When I was nine, I used my factory wages to purchase some beautiful local walnut. University of Texas president Bill Powers takes to his blog to voice his full support of Mack Brown. It proves his bosses subscribe to the "What have you done for m...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  2. Horns' Gray living up to sky-high potential

    David Ubben

    Every February, a wheelbarrow full of five-star recruits makes a deposit on the campus at the University of Texas. Under Mack Brown, reeling in one of the nation's top classes has become an annual tradition. It's hard to stick out. Even still, run...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  3. New deal for Mack Brown looks imminent

    David Ubben

    University of Texas regents are considering making changes to football coach Mack Brown's contract. The regents scheduled a Thursday telephone meeting. Brown's contract, which runs through 2016, is the only agenda item and details were not released....

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  4. UT paid service employing Willie Lyles $15K

    David Ubben

    The University of Texas learned that scout Willie Lyles requested $3,000 from a Longhorns booster in February 2008 to ensure a recruit's campus visits. Months later, in July 2008, it paid $15,000 for a one-year recruiting service from a company th...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  5. UT associate AD fired for sexual harassment

    David Ubben

    An ESPN "Outside the Lines" investigation learned that University of Texas football coach Mack Brown's longtime associate athletic director for football operations was dismissed from the university last March because a university investigation determ...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  6. Lunch links: New frontier for UT...Pakistan?

    David Ubben

    Feels a little West Coasty in here. What's that smell? A new University of Texas-themed sports bar has opened in Pakistan. Here's guessing they'll subscribe to the Longhorn Network. There are exactly four teams in BCS conferences (17 overall) t...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  7. Texas gets good news about touted recruit

    David Ubben

    Texas just finished signing its 2011 class, but a year and a few days later, its 2010 class is finally complete. Tevin Jackson has been cleared by the NCAA and can enroll at the University of Texas in June. Jackson came to UT as the nation's No...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  8. ESPN, Texas form all Longhorn channel

    David Ubben

    ESPN and the University of Texas announced on Wednesday a joint effort to form a 24-hour television network that will launch in September 2011. "This network is a testament to the school's remarkable, tradition-rich success and widespread, devoted...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  9. Hey! Do you want to run Texas' defense?

    David Ubben

    A mysterious new job posting appeared on the website of the University of Texas' human resources this week, but you might recognize why the job came open. Under job title, "Assistant Football Coach, Defensive Coordinator" is listed, thanks to Will...

    Blog | December 14, 2010
  10. Sooners WR takes rivalry too far

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops has suspended sophomore receiver Jaz Reynolds for a pair of tweets on Tuesday, the same day a gunman opened fire on campus at the University of Texas before committing suicide in the library. ""Hey everyone in Austin, tx... k...

    Blog | September 29, 2010
  11. Big 12 is "best fit" for Texas Longhorns

    David Ubben

    Texas pledged its "long-term" commitment to the Big 12 on Tuesday, citing the academic, athletic and financial benefits of staying with the conference.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2010
  12. Big 12 lunchtime links: Could Longhorn cable TV network be viable...

    David Ubben

    Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin The Eyes of Texas might be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week sooner than we think. Business Week is reporting that the University of Texas is in serious negotiation with the college sports unit of IMG Intern...

    Blog | November 10, 2008
  13. Lunch links: Helping out in Oklahoma

    David Ubben

    Getting a little dusty in here. Nice job from the University of Oklahoma, who opened up its dorms to help those who were affected by Monday's tornado. It's been a sad season of team sports for Texas, writes Cedric Golden of the Austin American-...

    Blog | May 21, 2013
  14. Mike Leach's lawsuit vs. Tech dismissed

    David Ubben

    It's been a saga of more than three years, but Mike Leach's lawsuit against Texas Tech looks to be nearly over. The final count in his wrongful termination suit against the university was dismissed by a judge on Tuesday. From the Associated Press:...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  15. Texas Tech gets charitable in tornado aid

    David Ubben

    Saturday morning came early for 30 Texas tech players and coaches who hopped on a bus and drove 300 miles to Lancaster, Texas in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex to aid victims of last week's tornadoes. The university set up a trailer on Friday to ...

    Blog | April 09, 2012
  16. Texas A&M headed to Houston for bowl

    David Ubben

    Texas A&M will face Northwestern at Reliant Stadium in Houston for the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Houston, the university announced on Sunday afternoon. The game kicks off on Dec. 31 at noon ET. Wildcats quarterback Dan Persa, aka PersaStrong...

    Blog | December 04, 2011