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  • Positive Performances

    Positive Performances

    There were some standout performances in the first spring scrimmage over the weekend. We'll break down a few guys who particularly stood out. More

  • Spring Must-Do's

    Spring Must-Do's

    There's a lot Charlie Strong wants to get done in his first spring at Texas. However, there are five things he needs to make sure things get done starting in a weeks. More

  • A Versatile Threat

    A Versatile Threat

    Our series of the most important recruits in the Longhorns' 2014 recruiting class continues with a look at one of the most versatile defensive players in the class. More

  • The Flip Side

    The Flip Side

    Otaro Alaka flipped from Texas to Texas A&M on Sunday night. Alaka's loss hurts, but exactly how much does it impact the Texas recruiting class for 2014? More

  • The 2-4-7

    The 2-4-7

    Charlie Strong has a no bull, straight forward approach when dealing with the media. if he's like that as a coach the Texas Longhorns might just be alright under his watch. More

  • Future of the Program

    Future of the Program

    There were several members of the 2013 recruiting class who didn't play much this season. After checking with sources, we've got an update on the future of the program. More

  • Waking Thoughts

    Waking Thoughts

    After sleeping on yesterday's 35-13 Texas win, are folks putting too much emphasis on the way the Longhorns played on offense? More

  • Tracking The Freshmen

    Tracking The Freshmen

    How are the freshmen in the 2013 recruiting class doing in their first semester on campus? Horns247 has the latest on their progress this season. More

  • What I Learned: New Mexico State

    What I Learned: New Mexico State

    We put a cap on our coverage of the Texas Longhorns' 56-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday by looking at what can be learned from the victory in the season opener. More

  • Practice Report: Final Open Workout

    Practice Report: Final Open Workout

    Saturday night under the lights at Frank Denius Fields the Texas Longhorns held their final open practice of fall camp. Horns247 was there one more time to catch the action. More

  • Scouting the Newcomers

    Scouting the Newcomers

    After watching two practices there's a lot to take away from the Texas Longhorns' 15-man signing class. Horns247 has been there and gives this breakdown on the newcomers. More

  • Day Two Observations

    Day Two Observations

    Horns247 was once again at the Frank Denius Fields for the Texas Longhorns second workout of fall camp. Once again, there was a lot to observe. More

  • First Impressions

    First Impressions

    The first practice of the fall is now in the books for the Longhorns and Horns247 has a loaded practice report you won't want to miss with more coming on the way. More

  • 'We've got to shut up and do it'

    'We've got to shut up and do it'

    Mack Brown made one thing clear at the end of his press conference on reporting day. The 2013 is a put up or shut up type of campaign for the Texas Longhorns. More

  • Newcomer Hot Sheet

    Newcomer Hot Sheet

    What are the jersey numbers of the incoming freshmen and JUCO transfers? What positions will they be playing? What are their strengths and weaknesses? We break it all down. More

  • Inside the Team

    Inside the Team

    How has David Ash done this summer? Which guys are emerging as leaders for the Longhorns? We answer those questions and more in this latest edition of Inside the Team. More

  • All About the Future

    All About the Future

    Adrian Colbert and Deoundrei Davis aren't expected to make huge contributions this fall. That said, both are nice pieces for the future of the Texas defense. More

  • Hoping for Good Health

    Hoping for Good Health

    Talent isn't the issue with Jackson Jeffcoat. The only thing keeping the former five-star recruit from being one of the premiere defenders in the country is staying healthy. More

  • The Spring Chart

    The Spring Chart

    At the halfway point of Texas' spring practice we revisit the offseason depth chart to see what kind of movement has been made after one week of practice. More

  • Proceed With Caution

    Proceed With Caution

    These are exciting times for any college football fan, but for Longhorn fans who have heard it all in the past, Mack Brown wasn't promising any crystal footballs on Thursday. More

  • Spring Primer: Defense

    Spring Primer: Defense

    In preparation for the opening of spring practices on Thursday, we continue our spring primer by looking at the Texas defense and identifying the key battles.. More

  • Injuries Not Slowing New Horns

    Injuries Not Slowing New Horns

    Many of the new Horns that signed on Wednesday have already had to deal with injuries. Fighting back from that adversity has given them an intense work ethic. More

  • The Post-NSD 2-4-7

    The Post-NSD 2-4-7

    Why I think Mack Brown's rule about commits taking visits makes sense, my final thoughts on the class and more in this post-National Signing Day edition of 'The 2-4-7'. More

  • Heights Duo Makes it Official

    Heights Duo Makes it Official

    Two players with high ceilings in Texas' 2013 class are the duo from Harker Heights, offensive lineman Darius James and outside linebacker Naashon Hughes. More

  • Notes on the Class

    Notes on the Class

    So what should we make of the 15 newest Longhorns? There are positives, negatives and general observations worth pointing out on the day they made it official. More

  • Texas Inks 15

    Texas Inks 15

    Texas already has all 15 of its expected letters of intent in its football offices. The 2013 class may be small, but there's lots of talent from top to bottom. More

  • James: "It felt like family"

    James: "It felt like family"

    Hookem.com caught up with Darius James, Texas' highest-rated commitment, for a Q&A on the recruiting process, his goals at UT and why he chose the Longhorns in the end. More

  • How the 2013 Class Came Together

    How the 2013 Class Came Together

    It's been a long road for the Longhorns in the 2013 recruiting cycle. With the finish line finally here, it's time to look back and see how this class came together. More

  • Signing Day Central

    Signing Day Central

    It's finally here. Signing Day 2013. Follow along here as Texas collects the letters of intent for its 2013 recruiting class and see how the class stacks up nation wide. More

  • The 2013 Fab 55

    The 2013 Fab 55

    For the third straight year Hookem.com and 247Sports are powering the Austin American Statesman's Fabulous 55. See who made the cut in this year's final rankings. More

  • Lone Star State Breakdown

    Lone Star State Breakdown

    Who are the biggest threats to Texas on the Lone Star State recruiting trail? A&M is obvious, but the Aggies only scratch the surface of the competing programs. More

  • Breaking Down the Final Top247

    Breaking Down the Final Top247

    The final Top247 was released on Monday. Here are some of my thoughts on how the Longhorn commits finished in the final rankings update of the 2013 recruiting cycle. More

  • The 2-4-7

    The 2-4-7

    Takes on the current state of Longhorns recruiting, thoughts on the midterm enrollees and team tidbits highlight this week's edition of The 2-4-7. More

  • The Recruiting Breakdown - Defense

    The Recruiting Breakdown - Defense

    What is Texas doing to add to its class before the Feb. 6 signing day? Hookem continues its recruiting breakdown with a look at who it may add to the six defensive pledges. More

  • Pre-Spring Chart: Defense

    Pre-Spring Chart: Defense

    The Longhorns return nine starters from one of worst defenses in school history, statistically speaking. So where does that leave things for spring? More

  • Davis Ready for Life on the 40

    Davis Ready for Life on the 40

    He missed the latter part of his senior season and the U.S. Army All-American Bowl with a knee injury, but Deoundrei Davis is ready to get to Texas and make a difference. More

  • The 2-4-7

    The 2-4-7

    In this edition of The 2-4-7 it's plenty of recruiting talk as we head down the home stretch to signing day with the January all-star games now in the rearview mirror. More

  • Horns Shine in U.S. Army Bowl

    Horns Shine in U.S. Army Bowl

    Six future Longhorns competed against some of the nation's best recruits Saturday in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and some looked ready to make the jump to college ball. More

  • Always Selling

    Always Selling

    The on-field results may have lagged over the last few years, but one thing is for certain: Mack Brown knows how to sell the University of Texas to high school recruits. More

  •  LIVE at U.S. Army Bowl Practice

    LIVE at U.S. Army Bowl Practice

    Practice continues in San Antonio leading up to Sunday's U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Hookem is on hand to see how the six future Horns stack up against the nation's elite. More

  • LIVE at U.S. Army Bowl Practice

    LIVE at U.S. Army Bowl Practice

    Hookem.com is in San Antonio this week to watch as six future Horns go up against some of the nation's best HS players during practices for the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. More

  • U.S. Army All-America Bowl: West

    U.S. Army All-America Bowl: West

    Players arrive for the U.S. Army All-America Bowl in San Antonio on Sunday. A preview of the West team led by nine USC commits, seven Texas pledges & five from LSU & Texas A&M More

  • From the Sidelines

    From the Sidelines

    After spending the weekend in Arlington for the state title games I picked up a lot of notes and tidbits with a lot of new names UT is after in the 2013, '14 and '15 classes. More

  • Longhorns land JUCO LB

    Longhorns land JUCO LB

    The Longhorns picked up a verbal commitment for the class of 2013 on Tuesday night, and their second junior college recruit in the class. More

  • The Eyes

    The Eyes

    In this week's Eyes of Texas we uncover some new names to watch - including one big one we've heard before - in the 2013, '14 and '15 recruiting classes. More

  • The Eyes

    The Eyes

    This week's Eyes of Texas breaks down Texas' banquet weekend from what the message was from the coaches to where the Horns stand with some of the uncommitted recruits. More

  • Banquet Weekend Preview

    Banquet Weekend Preview

    The banquet weekend is always a time when the Horns host a number of recruits. This year they'll host four key uncommitted targets that could potentially fill big needs. More

  • 2013 Recruiting Board: Defense

    2013 Recruiting Board: Defense

    With only about two months left until signing day Texas currently has the country's 8th-ranked class. However, UT still has a number of key positions that need to be filled. More

  • The 2-4-7

    The 2-4-7

    In this week's edition of The 2-4-7, there's thoughts on Saturday's wild day in the Big 12, UT recruiting, and the Longhorn football team as it gets ready for TCU. More

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