Feb 1, 2014; New York, NY, USA; General view of the 3rd NFL Honors at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for May 8, 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 Thursday, May 8.

Texas Longhorns Football & The 2014 NFL Draft: Carrington Byndom, Anthony Fera, Mike Davis, Donald Hawkins, Trey Hopkins, Jackson Jeffcoat, Chris Whaley – Barking Carnival

Barking Carnival provides a breakdown of each of Texas’ football prospects available in the 2014 NFL Draft. Most readers are already intimately familiar with defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat and wide receiver Mike Davis, but Anthony Fera is considered by some the best place kicker in his class.

Texas basketball: Longhorns will play Kentucky in 2014 SEC/Big 12 Challenge – Dallas Morning News

Kentucky’s roster for next season is loaded with another five-star laden class to go with returning stars Aaron and Andrew Harrison. However, a win over the Wildcats would greatly help position the Longhorns to compete for a top seed in the tournament.

QB coach George Whitfield thinks Jerrod Heard could play in 2014 – Burnt Orange Nation

While it’s certainly a good thing if Jerrod Heard can play as a true freshman, the optimal situation still involves him redshirting for a year and taking over in 2015.

SoCal quarterback class of 2015 has chance to be best ever – Fox Sports

This level of hype gets thrown around with California quarterback classes every few years, but regardless of the statement’s accuracy Texas has a stake in the matter. Five-star recruit Josh Rosen is believed to be high on Texas’ wish list.

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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Tags: 2014 Nfl Draft Anthony Fera Carrington Byndom Chris Whaley Donald Hawkins George Whitfield Jackson Jeffcoat Jerrod Heard Josh Rosen Mike Davis Texas Longhorns Trey Hopkins