Texas Longhorns Head Coach Rick Barnes show his frustrations against the Iowa State Cyclones during the second half at James H. Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State beat Texas 85-76. Mandatory Credit: Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for February 22, 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 Saturday, February 22.

Texas Basketball Report 7.5: Into The King’s Lair – Burnt Orange Nation

There is legitimate fear that Rick Barnes’ team has hit the wall as they head into their rematch with Kansas. However, the Longhorns so out-played the Jayhawks in their first matchup of the year that there’s some cause for optimism.

Texas 1968 Preseason 2 Deep Analysis: Offensive Line – Fanbase

Someone found and scanned part of a game program that compared the depth of Texas’ 1968 and 1963 offensive lines. As most of you are aware, the Longhorns won the national championship in ’63 and did so again the year after this was printed.

Texas recruiting 2015: Assessing the defensive back needs/targets – Burnt Orange Nation

Texas already landed two defensive back commitments for the 2015 class. However, with other schools sniffing around Jalen Campbell and Johnny Shaw, Charlie Strong and his coaching staff would be wise to pursue backup options in case one or both decide to bolt.

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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