Jan 6, 2014; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns president Bill Powers (left) and head football coach Charlie Strong (center) and athletics director Steve Patterson (right) speak at a press conference in the Centennial Room of Belmont Hall at Texas-Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for January 17, 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 17th.

Texas Longhorns announce new coaching staff – Burnt Orange Nation

BON provides some background to the new coaches on the Texas staff. There’s also some good bits of info from the press conference announcing the new coaches.

Strong’s coaching staff included a surprise play-caller – Austin American-Statesman

It took a lot to lure a respected offensive assistant like Joe Wickline away from Oklahoma State. Obviously, the ability to call the plays on offense helps. So does the extra cash (and the $720,000 Texas may have to pay OSU).

2014 LB Edwin Freeman Commits to Texas – Barking Carnival

Edwin Freeman held a dream list of offers: Ohio State, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, etc. He’s a good get for Charlie Strong’s defense.

Arizona State OG commit Alex Anderson visiting Texas – Burnt Orange Nation

While there have been numerous defections in the past week, a highly regarded offensive lineman (54th rated guard in the country) might be leaving Arizona State at the alter for the Longhorns.

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