Welcome to Hook'em Headlines, the Texas Longhorns news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Hook'em Headlines is dedicated to providing top-notch Longhorns news, views and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.
Jeff Kubiszyn is a freelance writer in Austin, Texas. In addition to covering the Longhorns on HookemHeadlines, he covers Big 12 football at Rant Sports and writes for TicketCity and La Sportsa Nostra.
Mike has been a life long sports fan who has turned his passion into a career. He studied journalism at the University of Oklahoma and wrote mainly about Dallas sports teams before joining FanSided, including briefly for WFAA. Formerly the editor of NFL Spin Zone, Mike is now Editor of FanSided.com. He can be reached at dyce1809[at]gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter @mikedyce
I am a very passionate baseball fan. I live in Salem, Oregon with my lovely wife and my two boys you see pictured with me at Safeco. I have been an aspiring sports writer for a decade, writing for various websites, newspapers and even starting my own monthly sports magazine (The Oregon Tailgater) which stayed afloat for almost two years.
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