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Texas Longhorns Sports

By Freddie Brister

Men’s Football

Can you say one of the best? Texas football has been a traditional powerhouse for a bunch of years. They have been in the Big 12 conference for going on 15 years now. During the years of the program, the Longhorns have won 4 national titles. A whopping 32 conference championships. However, out of all these successful seasons, Texas only has two prior Heisman winners.

Trailing only one other football program(USC) for most post-season bowl game appearances. A total of 1196 games played which ranks them #8 in this statistical category. The Longhorns have played in a BCS game 4 out of 12 years & being victorious in three of those appearances. One of those was a high-stakes national championship game back in 2005 against USC. The other two BCS wins were against fellow powerhouses OSU & another one against USC.

Men’s Basketball

The men’s basketball program started play back in 1906. The Texas basketball program has been successful as well. They have made 12 consecutive NCAA tournaments. Add to that, 11 consecutive seasons of 20+ wins.

A team that despite all the success can’t claim a coveted national title. However, a proven track record of winning conference championships. A current man in command(Rick Barnes) that has success written all over his resume at Texas. He may have left Clemson but Texas was sure glad to get him. A coach at Texas that has won well over 70% of the games he’s coached. Having a former basketball alumni that’s a current NBA star. A player that only spent his freshman season before leaving for pro basketball. This player, Kevin Durant, is now a high rising star for the OCT(Oklahoma City Thunder).

Longhorns On The Diamond

Definitely in the upper echelon of college baseball schools. A team that stakes its claim to having the best winning % ever. Besides that, there’s only one other team beats them in total wins too. One thing they can claim alone is having the most College World Series(CWS) appearances with 33. Another CWS feat is having the most wins with 82. There’s only one other school(USC) that has more national titles. USC has twelve in their trophy case while Texas only has six. A school that has of a century(75) worth of conference championships The school has passed some very fine players through & then onto the highest level of baseball. One of those is “Rocket” Roger Clemens who had a magnificent MLB career.

Texas has claimed 75 total conference titles as well. There have been quite a few Texas baseball alumni that have gone on to play MLB. Maybe the most famous player is Roger Clemens. The current skipper for Texas baseball is Augie Garrido. He’s been head coach since 1997. Texas has the record for playing in the longest recorded baseball game in history as well. They played a 25-inning game against Boston College in 2009.

Freddie Brister is a huge fan of all sports and recommends checking out his Texas Wallet and Fresno State Golf Bag at his shop.

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Brister, Freddie "Texas Longhorns Sports." Texas Longhorns Sports. 26 Jun. 2010. 18 Jul 2014 <>.

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Brister, F (2010, June 26). Texas Longhorns Sports. Retrieved July 18, 2014, from

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Brister, Freddie "Texas Longhorns Sports"

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