Jan 2, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban runs off the field after his team lost the Sugar Bowl, 45-31, to the Oklahoma Sooners at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for April 4, 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, April 4.

It cost Texas $266,990 to not get Nick Saban – College Football Talk

The title is a swipe at Texas for not landing their top target. However, the bigger shame is that it required over a quarter of a million dollars to figure out that Charlie Strong should be hired.

Tracking the Longhorns: Brown, Diggs talk spring practice – Texas Sports

Both Malcolm Brown and Quandre Diggs provide some insight into the new coaching regime at Texas. Apparently, practices are now, “Tough. Grueling. Long.”

Former Texas Longhorns QB Colt McCoy signs with Redskins – Dallas Morning News

Colt McCoy’s signing came pretty late in free agency. Some were starting to wonder whether his pro career was already over. Now, there’s speculation that Washington might trade Kirk Cousins in the lead up to the draft.

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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