Dec 23, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley (88) stiff-arms Tennessee Titans linebacker Will Witherspoon (92) after catching a pass at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for February 21, 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, February 21.

Jermichael Finley Is Fighting Back – MMQB

The former Longhorn tight end endured as scary neck injury and even scarier spinal-fusion surgery in October. Now a free agent, Jermichael Finley hopes to continue his career with the Green bay Packers or catch on with another NFL team.

Myles Turner: Are the winds changing to favor Burnt Orange? – Barking Carnival

To put this into context, Myles Turner would be the biggest prospect to come to Austin since Kevin Durant in 2006.

Blue-chip ratio: Which college football teams have championship-grade recruiting? – SB Nation

Some of the schools mentioned in SBN’s rating system won’t shock you; Alabama, Ohio State, and USC make up the top 3. What might surprise is that Texas came within three percentage points of breaking that top tier.

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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