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Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas alum, former PG TJ Ford is stoked over the Chris Beard hire

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Plus: Patrick Mahomes’ take on the Chris Beard hire

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The Texas Longhorns have a new men’s basketball coach in Chris Beard, who left the Longhorns’ Big 12 Conference rival the Texas Tech Red Raiders for a gig in Austin.

Unsurprisingly, everyone is freaking out, including Texas alum and former point guard TJ Ford.

See for yourself:

WHAT THE WISE MEN ARE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Williams: There was no keeping Beard from Texas

Austin American-Statesman: Beard was among highest-paid NCAA basketball coaches

Austin American-Statesman: Analysis: What does Chris Beard’s hiring mean?

Austin American-Statesman: How does Chris Beard’s hiring impact Texas and Texas Tech?

Austin American-Statesman: Golden: Beard a slam-dunk hire for UT basketball

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Beard’s hiring confirms Texas’ want-to

Austin American-Statesman: Chris Beard: 5 things to know about Texas’ new basketball coach

Dallas Morning News: Why Texas running back Bijan Robinson will (or won’t) win the Heisman in 2021

Dallas Morning News: Texas football prospects most likely to be selected in the 2021 NFL draft: Samuel Cosmi looks to end Longhorns first-round pick drought.

247Sports: Morning Brew: Beard putting together top recruiting staff

247Sports: Notes from Chris Beard’s introductory press conference

Inside Texas: Burton: Pulling together

Inside Texas: Baseball Preview: Let’s check on the Big 12 Conference

Inside Texas: Gameplan: Outside zone and the offensive line composition

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Texas announces the hire of Chris Beard

Chris Beard leaves Texas Tech, and Kirby Hocutt explains his terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

Texas hires UTA head coach Chris Ogden as an assistant

Reports: Texas Tech assistant Ulric Maligi joining Chris Beard at Texas

No. 5 Texas takes down Kansas, 5-2, thanks to a big day from Mitchell Daly

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: Top247 WR Johntay Cook opens up on recruiting

247Sports: The State of Recruiting: 2023 summer visitors and the recruiting impact of Chris Beard

247Sports: Five-star 2023 LB Anthony Hill building strong relationship with Texas

247Sports: Five-star OL Devon Campbell still setting up visits

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Our Daily Bears: Baylor-Houston Final Four Mega Preview: Why I think Baylor makes the title game

Our Daily Bears: The Road to the Final 4: Best tournament moments

Viva the Matadors: There are no wrong reactions to Chris Beard leaving for Texas

Viva the Matadors: Mark Adams should be the next Texas Tech coach

Viva the Matadors: Texas Tech’s identity as basketball school at risk pending next hire

Viva the Matadors: 5 realistic replacements for Chris Beard at Texas Tech

Viva the Matadors: Thank you, Chris Beard

Frogs O’ War: Horned Frog football players shine during TCU Pro Day

Frogs O’ War: Frogs in the Pros 2021: Who to watch this season

Crimson and Cream Machine: NCAA Tournament: Final Four preview

Cowboys Ride For Free: Cade Cunningham declares for the NBA Draft

Bring On The Cats: Kansas State Basketball: Mark Smith officially added to the roster

WHAT WE’RE READING

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SB Nation: LaMarcus Aldridge shines in Nets debut as Brooklyn blow out Charlotte, 111-89

NEWS ACROSS THE LONGHORN REPUBLIC AND BEYOND

  • Texas Tech Red Raiders alum and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is less-than-impressed with Texas’ latest hire to lead the men’s basketball program.
  • Texas baseball is loading up for game two of a three-game series against the Kansas Jayhawks after the Longhorns clinched the first game, 5-2.
  • Texas softball has game two of a three-game series against Texas Tech tonight. They beat the Red Raiders 5-0 yesterday.
  • Texas volleyball beat the TCU Horned Frogs 3-0 yesterday. Now, they get an opportunity to do it again today.