Oct 12, 2013; Dallas, TX, USA; Oklahoma Sooners fullback Trey Millard (33) is tackled by Texas Longhorns defensive tackle Hassan Ridgeway (81) and safety Josh Turner (5) in the fourth quarter of the Red River Rivalry at Cotton Bowl Stadium. The Texas Longhorns beat the Oklahoma Sooners 36-20. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for March 9, 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 Sunday, March 9.

Texas Football: 7 Longhorns Who Could Surprise This Spring – Bleacher Report

The guys that Bleacher Report mentions in the front seven – Naashon Hughes, Deoundrei Davis, Hassan Ridgeway – are keys to turning around a defense that never entirely figured itself out in 2013.

Bedford brings fire, sugar to Texas DC job – ESPN

Other than Joe Wickline, Vance Bedford might be the most impressive assistant coach hire that Charlie Strong made this offseason.

Could there be another Shipley heading to Austin? – Dallas Morning News

While Hanner Shipley is a cousin rather than another brother, he still shares the Shipley family’s football acumen. Texas reportedly offered him as a tackle, a position in need of depth and long-term answers.

No. 7 Men’s Tennis defeats Florida State, 5-2 – Texas Sports

The men’s tennis team is now 13-2 overall and undefeated at home.

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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