January 4, 2014; Newport Beach, CA, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston speaks to media during media day at Newport Beach Marriott. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for January 5, 2014


Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Friday, January 5nd.

A Quick Media Misinformation Fan Hysteria Slapdown – Barking Carnival

Barking Carnival quickly runs down the past several weeks of the coaching search and what it actually means to not land the big name.

What’s Holding Up Charlie Strong’s Hire at Texas? – Burnt Orange Nation

Wescott discusses Charlie Strong’s buyout and the show-cause penalty for defensive line coach Clint Hurtt.

Jim Mora Turns Down Texas Longhorns Again – Bruins Nation

Its unlikely Mora was actually offered the job. Rather, Texas probably called to inquire about his interest level.

Winston says UT wasn’t interested – ESPN

Adding insult to injury, Jameis Winston told reporters that during his recruitment he reached out to Texas and couldn’t get Mack Brown’s attention.

Jason Hirschhorn serves as Editor-in-Chief for FanSided’s Texas Longhorns blog, Hook ‘em Headlines. He also covers the Green Bay Packers for SB Nation’s Acme Packing Company. Jason has previously written for a plethora of other publications including Beats Per Minute, Lombardi Ave, and College Hoops Net.

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