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
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.
Will Muschamp reportedly declines offer to return to Texas as defensive coordinator: https://t.co/FaOukUn8CW pic.twitter.com/U87j6hcriZ— 247Sports (@247Sports) January 4, 2021
- The one and only Kirk Herbstreit on the Herman to Sarkisian move.
ESPN's Kirk Herbstreit shares in-depth thoughts on Texas firing Tom Herman, hiring Alabama's Steve Sarkisian:https://t.co/9No5UPhX6H pic.twitter.com/1SeaAGcwDP— 247Sports (@247Sports) January 5, 2021