Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Tuesday, February 11th.
While Missouri is no longer a member of the Big 12, one of the most amazing parts of the Michael Sam story is how his teammates not only stood behind him when he revealed his orientation but also kept the news a secret until Sam’s recent announcement. It speaks well of the young men playing college football today. Hopefully, the Longhorns will handle this situation well when it’s their turn.
While many pundits place Oklahoma well above the other Big 12 schools, Texas is receiving plenty of preseason love.
The story of Rick Barnes’ resurgence as a viable head coach is as remarkable as it is surprising. Many, including members of this website, had written him and his team off.
Make no mistake about it; right now star high school football players in Texas are more attracted to College Station than Austin. Losing Johnny Manziel could usher in a return to yesteryear, but it’ll also take a strong showing (sorry) on the football field from Texas’ new head coach.