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Welcome to hookem.com: Best Longhorns coverage around

Welcome to hookem.com, the Austin American-Statesman’s new home for Texas Longhorns coverage. It’s our hope you will make this a daily stop for the most complete and comprehensive coverage of everything burnt orange. Hookem.com features all the updated UT news, analysis, photos and video you’ve come to expect … Read More

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What would an alternate UT football helmet look like?

Sean Young, who runs the Fresh Football Helmets Instagram account, has produced alternate helmets for all 32 NFL teams. He is now using his feed to showcase his designs for college football programs. Recently, he posted one for the Longhorns. https://instagram.com/p/zOSppOAXp2/?modal=true The thoughts left by commenters … Read More

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The tweetest day in college football

Now that Charlie Strong’s presser is over and the day is officially done for this year’s recruiting class, we turn our attention to the social media highlights of the day. The postings below are a sampling of thoughts and photos of this morning’s activity. Malik Jefferson re-affirms his commitment to … Read More

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What would Sooners look like in burnt orange?

Ever wondered what the Sooners would look like in burnt orange? What about the Baylor Bears sporting the purple of TCU? Or how about turning UT’s signature orange into OU’s crimson? Imgur.com has recently posted its “Best of 14 in 2014” and one of the entries is titled “Rivalry Uniform (Big 12).” … Read More

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What sports at the University of Texas made money in 2013-14?

Last Friday, Brian Davis broke a Statesman exclusive story on the University of Texas athletics department’s finances for 2013-24. The Longhorns lost money last year for the first time since the 1999-2000 academic year. An 11.8 percent drop in ticket revenue was one of the main reasons for the … Read More

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Where does college football mean the most? Not Texas, it appears.

It’s time to admit it UT fans, Oklahoma is better than Texas. And, it appears the SEC is still the SEC and leads the nation in anything college football related. According to a new infographic released by The Upshot, the data visualization department of the New York Times, … Read More

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Staff writer Kevin Lyttle’s men’s basketball preseason Top 25, unabridged version

The Texas Longhorns are 10th in the Associated Press Preseason Top 25 media men’s college basketball poll just released Friday. Texas also was No. 10 in the coaches poll released last week. Kansas leads a contingent of four Big 12 teams in the Top 25. The Jayhawks … Read More

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Staff writer Kevin Lyttle shares his Top 25 men’s college basketball preseason poll

At 10 a.m. Friday, the Associated Press will release its Top 25 men’s college basketball preseason poll. Below is staff writer Kevin Lyttle’s rundown of his Top 25. He also shares his pre-season All-American team. PRESEASON TOP 25 1. Kentucky 2. Wisconsin 3. Arizona 4. Duke … Read More

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Longhorns own the nation in fan hate, survey says

Texas is still Texas. The rest of the nation doesn’t want to play catch-up. According to a survey via Reddit, The Longhorns are #1 in fan hate nationwide. In a compilation list of infographics published by vox.com titled “40 maps and charts that explain sports in … Read More

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Texas Longhorns still own the state fan-wise, report says

Texas is still Texas. The other football programs in state are playing catch-up. A New York Times infographic published today shows that the University of Texas football program still has the largest fan reach geographically within the state. The interactive department at the Times – The … Read More