A sold out NCAA football game at Darrell K. Royal?Texas Memorial Stadium, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016. (Stephen Spillman / for American Statesman)

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5 best Longhorn items available on ebay this week

Posted September 19th, 2016

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There is no Texas football this weekend, and that’s probably a good thing considering the defense could use a little extra time fixing problems between now and Oklahoma State’s record-setting passing game.

But the roughly two weeks between now and the next game also give fans time to delve deep into the world of ebay, and the special (some not so special) Longhorn items you can spend your hard-earned cash on.

Here are five things that, if you have the money, you should buy on ebay (And sorry, a new defensive coordinator, scheme and a 3-0 record is not one of them):

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LeRoy Neiman Texas Longhorns Hand Pulled Serigraph: $3,694.99

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That’s right, famed artist LeRoy Neiman (did you know he was in Rocky?) painted “Texas Longhorns” and on ebay you can buy a signed and numbered copy. There’s only 500 of these babies. Who doesn’t want a nearly $4,000 piece of art hanging next to the $1,500 television?

Am I right? I’m right.

Vintage University of Texas National Champs Scroll 1963, 1970 and 1970: $498

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It’s a scroll with the championship teams on it. What more do you want people? You can look it like your some medieval king. My only hope is that it’s delivered by a raven.   Yeah, it was pre-owned, but Mack Brown and Charlie Strong coached other schools before coming to Texas, so that’s not all bad.

1914 Texas Longhorns v. Haskell Indians Vintage FULL Football Ticket: $499.95

 

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A 102-year-old Texas football ticket. Who are the Haskell Indians? Haskell Indian Nations University is located in Lawrence, Kansas. They now play in the NAIA. In 1914 Texas beat them 23-7.

NCAA Texas Longhorns 3D Stadium View End Table Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial St: $499.99

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I’ll admit: This is the coolest thing on this list. It’s a table, but also a 3-D model of the stadium. You’re not a true Texas fan until you’ve served smoked barbecue on a table with a built-in Royal-Memorial Stadium model. Seriously, I hope this comes from Darrell Royal’s living room. There may not be a bowl game played inside Royal-Memorial Stadium, but you could put a bowl of Cheetos in Royal-Memorial Stadium after this purchase.

New Coors Light Texas Longhorns Grill: $300

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Like Coors Light? (Who doesn’t?)

Like the Longhorns? (Of course you do, you’re dining room table has a Royal-Memorial Stadium on it.)

Like to grill? (Dumb question.)

Put them all together and boom, you get this.

The seller notes that it’s only been taken out of the box for the photos. But let’s face you’d still buy this even if it had some burger residue on it. Limited details on this item, but it appears to fold up briefcase style, so it’s perfect for tailgating.

 

 

 

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