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Texas Longhorn Links for February 20, 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 Thursday, February 19.

Media Notebook: On Mergers and Nielsen Numbers – Barking Carnival

If you care about accessing the Longhorn Network, you should care about the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger.

Oklahoma reports itself to NCAA for excessive pasta consumption – SB Nation

I included this story not because it affects Texas’ top conference rival, but because it highlights the lunacy that is the NCAA compliance rulebook.

Lack of patience, playing time contributing to increase in QB transfers – Sports Illustrated

A timely article given that Max Wittek will soon make his decision on where to transfer. Stewart Mandel is one of the best college football scribes going and proves it with this in-depth analysis of what brought about this development.

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. His work has previously appeared on Beats Per Minute, Lombardi Ave, and College Hoops Net.
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