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Longhorns Daily News: Former Texas QB Major Applewhite promoted to South Alabama head coach

Plus: Texas football is raking in the dough in Austin

NCAA Football: Arkansas at Texas Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports

Former Texas Longhorns quarterback Major Applewhite has been promoted from offensive coordinator to head coach at South Alabama. Applewhite formerly led Houston after taking over head coaching duties there. He’s also a folkloric figure in Texas football history.

Y’all know that already.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: RIP HORNS? Texas men’s basketball season teetering on edge of disaster

Austin American-Statesman: Could Cowboys draft Texas running back Jonathon Brooks?

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Texas freshman Madison Booker is already great, but just wait

247Sports: The Insider: A deep dive into Quinn Ewers’ return; UT’s 10 most difficult players to replace

247Sports: Rodney Terry and Texas men’s basketball don’t have a ‘Horns Down’ problem – they have a win problem

Inside Texas: Assessing the results of the SEC coaching carousel

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

Rodney Terry calls it ‘classless’ for UCF players to do horns down in handshake line after win over Texas

Texas gives away 12-point halftime lead in 77-71 loss to UCF

Duane Akina has made a ‘decent commitment’ to Brent Brennan to remain at Arizona

Texas is trending for Alabama transfer TE Amari Niblack amid visit to the Forty Acres

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

247Sports: Texas visit receives high marks from four-star transfer Jabbar Muhammad

247Sports: Horns247 Crystal Ball forecast: Predicting the No. 1 transfer TE to Texas

247Sports: Transfer portal notes: FSU stashes Alabama players, Texas reloads, A&M resets and new faces in familiar places

247Sports: Denton Ryan four-star OT Ty Haywood previews Junior Day visit to Texas, talks recruitment

Inside Texas: New RPM prediction for a top transfer portal target

Inside Texas: Junior Day Preview: Notable offensive prospects from around the state and country seeing UT on Saturday

Inside Texas: Steve Sarkisian’s transfer portal plan at receiver

Inside Texas: Wednesday night Texas notes on coaching search and high profile portal targets

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Austin American-Statesman: Three things we saw in Texas basketball’s loss to UCF

Austin American-Statesman: TCU is the biggest riser in latest Big 12 men’s basketball power rankings

Frogs O’ War: Football: Vanderbilt hires former TCU interim coach Jerry Kill

Frogs O’ War: Men’s Basketball: TCU falls in overtime thriller against Cincinnati

Black & Gold Banneret: Men’s basketball stuns Texas in Austin, 77-71

WHAT WE’RE READING

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NEWS ACROSS LONGHORN NATION AND BEYOND

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