National Signing Day was a big day for the Longhorns. Twitter reacted in its usual fashion with creative memes and GIFs. We collected some of our favorites from the day.
When Houston Westside DT Jordan Elliott signed with Texas in the early afternoon, news of the Longhorns recruiting victory was all over social media, but it’s more fun to picture it like this scene from Braveheart.
— Evan Cook (@cook1122) February 3, 2016
This was a popular meme after the Cavaliers fired David Blatt and hired Tyrone Lue, but this one is much more appropriate.
— Charlie’s Angel (@ChuckFnStrong) February 3, 2016
— Anwar Richardson (@AnwarRichardson) February 3, 2016
Five-star recruit Brandon Jones of Nacogdoches picked Texas over Texas A&M and Baylor. Jones met with Kevin Sumlin in late January.
After Aldine Davis linebacker Jeff McCulloch, AKA The Shark, announced he was going to Texas over Texas A&M, College Station might have felt like this scene from Jaws.
Shark in Austin: pic.twitter.com/gmn8wkCFuF
— Justin Wells (@justinwells2424) February 3, 2016
When Strong kept getting recruits, it was kind of like how the Longhorns kept scoring on Oklahoma.
Every UT Football fan right now pic.twitter.com/3BvtArN7JQ
— shelbs 🦋 (@s_sweetheart11) February 3, 2016
In-state recruiting sometimes feels like the fight scene in Anchorman.
— Seahawk Michael (@Seahawk_Michael) February 3, 2016
Strong was was busting recruiting boards at Baylor, Texas A&M and Oklahoma all day, just like the Kool-Aid guy does to walls.
— Hire Urban Meyer (@_VLM21_) January 22, 2016
The Longhorn recruiting train steamrolled on National Signing Day.
In head-to-head recrutiting battles, Strong ownedTexas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin as this meme points out.
So, how did Charlie Strong and Kevin Sumlin do in head-to-head battles down the final stretch? Charlie owned it!!! pic.twitter.com/Z31fufEJRr
— Texas🤘 (@UTexLonghorns) February 3, 2016
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