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
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
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: Frogs in the Pros 2021: Who to watch this season
Crimson and Cream Machine: NCAA Tournament: Final Four preview
WHAT WE’RE READING
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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.
Y’all can’t let us have anything nice https://t.co/87Gp3rU4Xw— Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) April 1, 2021
- 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.