Mar 22, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Michigan Wolverines forward Jordan Morgan (52) looks to shoot, guarded by Texas Longhorns center Cameron Ridley (55) and forward Jonathan Holmes (10) in the second half of a men

Texas Longhorn Links for March 23, 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 23.

Texas gets big pledge from OT Weathersby – ESPN

Toby Weathersby is a massive offensive tackle who joins Texas’ 2015 class. While he’ll likely require a year of seasoning before he can contribute, getting bonafide tackle prospects is crucial to the long-term success of Charlie Strong’s program.

Final Score: Michigan Eliminates Texas 79-65 – Burnt Orange Nation

While many Longhorn fans will be disappointed with the way Texas opened up their game against Michigan, it’s important to remember just how far the team has come in just a few months. Entering the 2014-15 season, Rick Barnes’ team has legitimate deep-tourney run potential.

With full Longhorns roster returning, Rick Barnes keeps eyes on future – Dallas Morning News

Getting Cameron Ridley to return is critical for Barnes. He’ll need that interior presence to build upon next season.

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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