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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: New Texas HC reportedly agrees to 6-year, $34.2 million contract

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Plus: Will Muschamp turns down DC role at Texas

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Texas Longhorns head coaches, especially for football, tend to get the big bucks.

247Sports reports that newly hired Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian has agreed to a six-year, $34.2 million contract. To say the least, that’s a whole lot of digits on a paycheck.

Let’s hope the investment is worth it. Now, for the news.

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Can Sarkisian end Saban’s domination?

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: UT’s new signees are victims in coaching change

Dallas Morning News: Shaka Smart talks Longhorns’ No. 4 ranking and fighting ‘rat poison’ ahead of Iowa State game

247Sports: Mike at Night: What’s important when building a coaching staff?

Inside Texas: Texas arrives on the leading edge of offense with Sarkisian hire

Inside Texas: Inside Scoop: Palpable excitement and Sark’s potential staff

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Tom Herman releases statement on his time at Texas

Bijan Robinson must be focal point of Texas’ offense in 2021

The Longhorn Republic reacts to the huge weekend

Texas leaps to No. 4 in latest AP Poll

Report: Texas NT T’Vondre Sweat to undergo shoulder surgery

Reports: Texas will not retain S&C coach Yancy McKnight

Texas assistant coach news and updates: TE/STs coach Jay Boulware not expected to be retained

Texas OL coach Herb Hand tweets out goodbye to Longhorn nation

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

Burnt Orange Nation: 2023 4-star RB Rueben Owens releases top 5 schools

247Sports: Afternoon notes: Holding the class together, thoughts on Odom

247Sports: Four-star LSU signee Garrett Nussmeier gives input on Sarkisian

247Sports: Recruiting Roundup: Notes on several prospects from the weekend

Inside Texas: Around the Horns: Ewers, Murphy, and a Bear

Inside Texas: Sarkisian speaks with 2021 signee

Inside Texas: Steve Sarkisian speaks to top 2021 running back target

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Our Daily Bears: In a critical offseason, Aranda shows his mettle

Our Daily Bears: Staff Update: Baylor reportedly hiring LSU strength coach, former NFL WR to coach receivers

Our Daily Bears: Staff Update: Baylor hires Troy OC/OL coach as new OL coach

Our Daily Bears: Staff Update: Baylor officially hires BYU OC Jeff Grimes as new offensive coordinator

Frogs O’ War: Top 10 moments from the 2020 TCU football season: Part 2

Frogs O’ War: New Year’s Resolutions: 2021 breakout candidates

Cowboys Ride For Free: Oklahoma State Basketball: Cowboys collapse, drop tough one to West Virginia, 87-84

The Smoking Musket: West Virginia’s remarkable comeback could be defining moment of the season

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Three Things We Learned: Fiesta Bowl

Bring On The Cats: Will the road be friendly to K-State at Texas Tech?

Rock Chalk Talk: TCU preview

WHAT WE’RE READING

Banner Society: Bama Football and the death of the field position battle

SB Nation: How to fix the Seahawks’ deep passing attack

SB Nation: Making the case for the 2020 Heisman Trophy: DeVonta Smith

NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND

  • Former Texas defensive coordinator Will Muschamp, who was a part of Mack Brown’s coaching staff, and who was recently fired by the South Carolina Gamecocks, has declined an offer to return to the Forty Acres in the same role, according to 247Sports.
  • The one and only Kirk Herbstreit on the Herman to Sarkisian move.