Oct 12, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns center Dominic Espinosa (55) and guard Trey Hopkins (75) in action against the Oklahoma Sooners during the Red River Rivalry at the Cotton Bowl Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for March 1, 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, March 1.

Spring battle spotlight: Texas offensive line – ESPN

Texas loses three starting linemen to graduation. That’s a lot of beef up front. While overall, the Longhorns have a lot of talent on the offensive line, little of it is at tackle. That can be a problem when one of your vacancies is at left tackle.

Texas hosting second Junior Day on Saturday – Burnt Orange Nation

Charlie Strong’s first Junior Day yielded two commitments. Texas may land a few more the second time around.

Texas Longhorns great Doug English inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame – Barking Carnival

Doug English was a Texas high school football legend, a College Football Hall of Famer with the Longhorns, and a four-time Pro Bowler in the NFL. You could say he knew how to football.

Bob Shipley recommended as next Belton head coach/AD – Burnt Orange Nation

If the last name sounds familiar, that’s because Mr. Shipley is the father of Jordan and Jaxon, two of the more notable Longhorn receivers of recent vintage. He also currently works as a football analyst for the University of Texas.

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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