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 28, 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, March 29.

2013-14 Texas Longhorns Basketball Post-Mortem – Barking Carnival

Only a short amount of time has passed since Texas was knocked out of the tournament, so it’s understandable how some observers might still think negatively of the Longhorns’ ending. However, Rick Barnes and his players vastly outperformed their preseason expectations.

Florida WR John Burt has Texas out in front – Burnt Orange Nation

At this stage, it’s hard for me to believe that a receiver prospect from the heart of Florida State territory is going to turn down the defending National Champions. But for whatever reason, John Burt is seriously considering other programs outside the state. If that holds, Texas will get their shot at the 6-3 receiver.

Texas SID: Charlie Strong isn’t stopping players from Hook’em Horns gesture – Dallas Morning News

The story about Charlie Strong telling his players they can’t use the “Hook’em gesture” was ridiculous and petty for a coach that isn’t known for partaking in such activities. It appears that this was simply a nonstory.

A Fool’s Errand: Texas-Sized Expectations – Barking Carnival

I don’t think expectations for the 2014-15 season will get out of hand unless Texas lands five-star center Myles Turner. If he joins the team, then the bar is raised to final four territory.

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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