The Longhorn Republic

The Longhorn Republic

Bringing you the latest in Texas Longhorns news and opinions from those who know and love the teams. Covering football, basketball, baseball, and recruiting all from University of Texas fans and supporters.


February 29, 2024 49 mins

The Texas Longhorns had a wildly successful weekend on the diamond. The baseball team completed a weekend shutout for just the third time in school history, while the softball pitching continued its hot streak from the circle.

The MBB team went to Lubbock and came out with a big win, while the ladies were one shot away from a Big 12 title.

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The baseball season is officially underway with the series win in the 50th opener at the Disch, while the softball team continues to knock off the top teams in the country en route to a No. 2 ranking.

How high is the ceiling for both of these squads and what will we learn in the coming weeks with ranked opponents on the horizon?

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The diamonds are heating up, with the baseball team ready for action and the softball team already knocking off top-10 teams. As the seasons get underway, we will quickly find out what these teams are made of with elite matchups hitting in the first month of the season.

The softball team rose to No. 2 after going out west and knocking off UCLA in dominating fashion, while the baseball team has high hopes for their final season in t...

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The Texas women's basketball team has seemingly rebounded and could potentially deliver on the lofty preseason expectations, despite losing stars to injury. With their recent streak, the Longhorns are right back in contention for the conference title but still have some climbing to do.

How did Vic Schaefer and his squad pull off back-to-back ranked wins in a tough conference and what will it take to reach their goals?

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After notching a pair of back-to-back wins over ranked teams, the Texas Longhorns men's basketball team lost its next two games, one of them in heartbreaking fashion.

What does this mean for Texas as they try to navigate the minefield that is Big 12 basketball and avoid the bottom falling out?

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This time last week, the Texas men's basketball team was coming off of a pair of embarrassments -- a blown lead against UCF and a Horns Down meltdown from head coach Rodney Terry.

How did they respond?

A pair of ranked wins, including one on the road against No. 11 Oklahoma to move out of the basement of the conference and directly into the NCAA Tournament conversation. Before the wins over No. 9 Baylor and the Sooners, Texas...

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Coming off of the most successful season this side of 2009, the Texas Longhorns and Chris Del Conte extended head coach Steve Sarkisian's contract another four years through the 2030 season.

While the contract details have yet to be released, it's safe to assume that Sarkisian is getting a sizeable raise, with Texas getting Sark's services for a relative discount -- as the third-best paid coach in the Big 12. For contex...

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January 12, 2024 40 mins

The No. 3 Texas Longhorns had what is easily their most successful season of recent memory, winning a conference championship and making their first trip to the College Football Playoff.

What are our lasting impressions of the 2023 season and what are we hoping for Texas in the future?

We also let you know who won the 2023 edition of Podstradamus, thanks to our first-ever tiebreaker.

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The Texas Longhorns, both the men and the women, have officially started conference play with similar results. Splitting their first two games is less than ideal for both squads, but they have a chance to rebound.
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The No. 3 Texas Longhorns had the ball with one second left on the clock and an opportunity to score, but couldn’t managed to punch it in for the win.
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The Texas Longhorns are headed to Louisiana to take on the Washington Huskies in the Sugar Bowl, kicking off the Longhorns' first trip to the College Football Playoff.

We're a year removed from these two teams squaring off in the Alamo Bowl, with both squads looking significantly improved in the year that has passed. Texas is stronger and more stout on defense, while the Huskies are an even more refined version of the offe...

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It was a big week for the Texas Longhorns, with the volleyball team demolishing the top teams in the B1G Ten on the way to its second-consecutive NCAA Championship. Early in the season, it felt like this Texas team may not have been up to the lofty standards set by previous iterations, but when push came to shove they were elite and proved beyond any doubt that they are the best in the nation.

Early Signing Day is also upon us, wi...

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After a somewhat rocky start to the year, the Texas Longhorns volleyball team has caught fire at the right time and has made it back to the NCAA Volleyball Final Four.

To get there, Texas had to survive a dramatic outing against a tough Tennessee Volunteers squad and get revenge on the Stanford Cardinal, who swept them earlier in the season. Texas did just that and is now heading to Florida to try and defend its title.

How do the...

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The No. 3 Texas Longhorns did what they needed to to in Arlington, putting together a lopsided win over the Oklahoma State Cowboys and proving their place among the four best teams in college football.

Quinn Ewers and the offense were electric from the start, while the defense continued the standard of excellence we've come to expect from that group all year. The difference between this game and many others was the Longhorns...

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The No. 7 Texas Longhorns got an unexpected addition to their revenge tour, a matchup against the Oklahoma State Cowboys for the Big 12 Championship.

Recent history against Mike Gundy and the Cowboys has not been pretty for Texas, with the Pokes coming out ahead in seven of the last ten matchups, including the previous two meetings. The Cowboys lost a ton to the transfer portal but managed to do enough, thanks in large part to run...

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November 28, 2023 34 mins

The No. 7 Texas Longhorns closed out their final regular season in the Big 12 in dominant fashion, blowing out Texas Tech by 50 points to secure their spot in the conference championship game.

Texas got it done in familiar fashion, relying on a stout defense and an explosive running attack to close out the Red Raiders and pour it on late. Texas fans have been asking for a four-quarters performance and the Longhorns finally deliver...

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November 23, 2023 39 mins
The No. 7 Texas Longhorns have one more hurdle to clear before earning their spot in the Big 12 title game, the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
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The No. 7 Texas Longhorns continue their final trek through the Big 12, heading to Ames for one last tilt against the Iowa State Cyclones -- a place they haven't had significant success recently.

Texas managed to flip the script, thanks to some helpful inspiration from Iowa State's players, and came away with a comfortable victory against the Cyclones. With the win, Texas keeps itself alive for both the conference and CFP ...

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The No. 7 Texas Longhorns are faced with yet another tough test on their return to relevance.

A win this week gives them their first 10-win regular season since 2009 and clinches a spot in the Big 12 championship game. Standing in the way of that is a foe that has won three of the last four games against the Longhorns -- the Iowa State Cyclones.

Matt Campbell's squad is surging and is a part of that massive tie for second pla...

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November 14, 2023 43 mins

The No. 7 Texas Longhorns once again built up a big early lead befoe watching it dwindle against the TCU Horned Frogs, but did enough to hold off the comeback and come away with a win.

Texas moves to 9-1 on the year, with the passing game having trouble finding consistency and star running back Jonathon Brooks out with a knee injury. What is behind these struggles and what can Texas do to iron things out with just two games left on...

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