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Longhorns Daily News: In Super Bowl matchup, Texas alum Kyle Shanahan can define NFL legacy as 49ers HC

Plus: Damn, we’re really going to miss Xavier Worthy

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San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan — a former wide receiver for the Texas Longhorns — has come close to hoisting the Lombardi Trophy amidst a rain of confetti.

But not close enough, as both an offensive coordinator and head coach.

Is it too soon to think about what legacy means for Shanahan as a coach?

The Texas alum was asked something along those lines earlier this week.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American-Statesman: Bohls: Sarkisian ‘borderline obsessed’ with getting Texas to the top

Austin American-Statesman: Texas searching for answers after latest home loss

247Sports: The Insider: Breaking down Steve Sarkisian’s early assessment of the 2024 Longhorns

247Sports: What Steve Sarkisian said about each Texas signee

247Sports: With the standard set, Steve Sarkisian expects the defensive tackle spot to again be a strength in 2024

Inside Texas: Steve Sarkisian emphasizes continuity at coordinator roles, praises new staff additions

Inside Texas: Texas football roster info, scholarship totals at each position entering spring football

Inside Texas: Texas’ growing run zone game

ICYMI IN BURNT ORANGE NATION

How Texas rebuilt the WR room in a month

Steve Sarkisian on Texas coaching staff continuity, additions of Johnny Nansen and Kenny Baker

Steve Sarkisian calls Brandon Harris a ‘rock star’ and describes new General Manager role

RECRUITING ROUNDUP

Austin American-Statesman: Texas football finished its 2024 class early and concentrated on 2025

Austin American-Statesman: Where does Texas football recruiting rank after its first cycle in the SEC?

Austin American-Statesman: With no signings, Steve Sarkisian still had something to say

Dallas Morning News: How Carrollton Newman Smith’s Nic Codie became state of Texas’ No. 1 basketball recruit

247Sports: Recapping the nine Texas Longhorns football signees including in the final Top247 for 2024

247Sports: Aldine Nimitz three-star LB Javar Thomas reacts to Texas offer

247Sports: The off-field recruiting aces of the 2024 recruiting cycle

Inside Texas: The latest on Texas and 4-star DT DJ Sanders

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Austin American-Statesman: Baylor is catching fire. How far did it climb in Big 12 power rankings?

Dallas Morning News: Gary Patterson to join Baylor staff as senior consultant, reports say

Our Daily Bears: Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades named to 2024 College Football Playoff selection committee

Frogs O’ War: 2025 TCU football recruiting news

WHAT WE’RE READING

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NEWS ACROSS LONGHORN NATION AND BEYOND

  • You’re really just here to think about Xavier Worthy anyway. So, here you go.