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Watch Colt McCoy do some jaw-dropping tricks ‘working’ at Tiff’s Treats

Listen, just because Colt McCoy can throw a pigskin like nobody’s business doesn’t mean that he can do the job of a hard-working Tiff’s Treats employee. Oh, what? What’s that? I’m sorry, I’ve just been informed that yes, the former Texas Longhorns star and … Read More

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Rock ’em? Gene Simmons wants to trademark familiar-looking hand sign

Watch that thumb placement carefully, Longhorns nation. If Gene Simmons’ plan succeeds, you might be infringing on his trademark. The Kiss frontman filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Friday that seeks to trademark the “rock on” hand gesture. Simmons’ application claims … Read More

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Texas football’s new lockers are on some next-level NASA style

Dang. One assumed Texas football coach Tom Herman hated the Longhorns’ old lockers enough to destroy them with a sledgehammer. But once you get a load of what he replaced them with, you’ll feel bad for those old wooden boxes. On Friday, director of high school relations (and Jordan/Jaxon progenitor) … Read More

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Jordan Spieth, in early 1900s-era costume, takes swing with retro hickory club

The legend of Bagger Spieth? Texas Longhorns golf legend Jordan Spieth, currently gearing up for the Masters Tournament, took a trip to the past for a PGA Tour video this week. In full period garb, the golfer tries his hand at a hickory-shafted club, which were used by … Read More

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UT legend Matthew McConaughey wants to be ‘constructive’ with Trump

Matthew McConaughey, Texas football fan extraordinaire and star of the movie “Gold,” got political in a BBC One interview aired over the weekend. Responding to interviewer Andrew Marr’s question of whether it’s time “Hollywood and the cultural elite of America” gave Trump a break, the actor said “Well, they don’t have a … Read More

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Watch Vince Young, Ricky Williams run screaming through a haunted house

What’s spooky and undeniably orange? It’s either a jack-o’-lantern or Longhorn Network’s Halloween trip to Austin’s House of Torment. Texas Longhorn legends Vince Young and Ricky Williams joined LHN anchor Lowell Galindo for a trip through the popular haunted house in a clip posted to the network’s Twitter account Sunday. Young … Read More

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Matthew McConaughey showed up to Texas practice, so the season has officially started

Gird your Horns. Wooderson is in the house. The Texas Longhorns will put up their hooves against the Fighting Irish on Sunday, and they got a not-uncommon pep talk at practice Wednesday from Bevo-in-human-form Matthew McConuaghey, 247 Sports reports. The team spread the word all over Twitter, too, … Read More

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Texas QB Shane Buechele went 1-0 with his father’s vasectomy

Shane Buechele’s conception was the ultimate Hail Mary pass. The freshman quarterback — who will likely see action when Texas plays Notre Dame, even if Charlie Strong still hasn’t actually named his starter — was a miracle baby, according to a Dallas Morning News profile published over the weekend. Read More

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Of course Matthew McConaughey wore a Hook ’em shirt to the Rio Olympics

There are throngs of sports fans attending the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro — THRONGS, MIND YOU — but surely no one represents the spirit of American winning like Matthew McConaughey. The Oscar-winner was spotted at the Olympic swimming finals this week, feeling every human emotion … Read More

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Let’s not forget about Augie Garrido’s cooking show

Augie Garrido, the legendary Texas baseball coach whose dismissal was announced Monday, is the winningest coach in college baseball. Being the archduke of the dugout would be enough accomplishment for one man, but Garrido’s also a TV star. “Home Plate with Augie Garrido,” a Longhorn Network cooking show, takes viewers on … Read More

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El Arroyo’s sign has weighed in on chatter about Mack Brown and Baylor

A commenter on El Arroyo’s Facebook page put it best: “This is how rumors are started!” The downtown Austin Tex-Mex restaurant known for its witty and imaginative signs capitalized on the buzz over Baylor football coach Art Briles’ firing Friday. Former Texas Longhorns football coach Mack Brown, now an … Read More

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Reports: Ricky Williams to run marijuana-friendly gym in San Francisco

Texas Longhorns legend and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams is about to roll up into a new joint venture: a “cannabis-friendly gym.” Complex reports that Williams will run Power Plant Fitness, set to open in San Francisco in November. The main difference from any other fitness facility: members will be able … Read More

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Wayback Wednesday: What did the Texas Longhorns look like in 1898?

Update, May 2: Michael Barnes is back with even more photos of Longhorns from the past, including basketball players and track athletes. See more at Austin Found. Earlier: Hook ’em, Horns (of the late 19th century)! Over on the American-Statesman’s Austin Found history blog, Michael Barnes has been diving into … Read More

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Reports: ‘Junior the Wendy’s Guy,’ beloved by Longhorns, dead at 61

The Austin Chronicle and the Daily Texan both report that Ishmael Mohammed Jr., aka “Junior the Wendy’s Guy,” has died at 61. Mohammed was a Forty Acres legend, known for the speed and enthusiasm with which he took orders at the Texas Union’s location of burger joint Wendy’s. According to … Read More

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Watch the Texas Longhorns/’Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ mashup of your wildest dreams

What would you get if Charlie Strong ate too much spicy food before bed and fell asleep watching Nick at Nite? Obviously, it would be “The Fresh Prince of UT,” uploaded to the Texas Longhorns’ YouTube channel on Thursday with pretty much no context. Watch the magic unfold below. Read More

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Explore an in-depth history of Charlie Strong’s dab

On National Signing Day, we reported on Texas football coach Charlie Strong’s celebratory dab after signing Manor’s Erick Fowler. Thanks to Erick Fowler, Coach Strong DABBED with the horns up. Wow. #HookEm #NSD2016https://t.co/ZhasFsbFEW — Longhorn Network (@LonghornNetwork) February … Read More

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But really, what does Matthew McConaughey think about Texas’ recruiting class?

We all know actor and Texas alum Matthew McConaughey is a Longhorns superfan. His passion for the team is so renowned that, after athletic director Steve Patterson’s departure, many burnt orange diehards campaigned for McConaughey to lead the school’s sports programs. It’s no surprise that the … Read More

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Watch Charlie Strong (rightfully) ‘dab’ on National Signing Day

Texas’ 2015 season didn’t exactly set the world on fire and didn’t lead to a lot of “dab-worthy” moments. But 2016 is already changing that. Texas hit the jackpot on National Signing Day, and it had Charlie Strong following in Cam Newton’s viral footsteps, according to a video clip … Read More

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Vince Young will keep his job after DWI arrest, UT officials say

Famed Texas Longhorn quarterback Vince Young was arrested Sunday and charged with driving while intoxicated after leaving the W Hotel. On Tuesday, University of Texas officials confirmed that Young will remained employed at the school, where he currently works in an alumni relations and diversity outreach role. “We are working … Read More

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Photos: Texas legend Joe Jamail through the years

The legacy of Joe Jamail, whose almost unfathomable wealth helped shape the University of Texas as it is today, spans years. The American-Statesman dug into its photo archives for glimpses of Jamail, who died Wednesday at 90, through the decades. Above, Jamail (at 66) waves as he gets into … Read More