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Keep up with the latest happenings at the Forty Acres, with USA Today SMG's Patrick Conn. He will go deep, covering all things about Texas Athletics on the Locked On Longhorns Podcast, part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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Keep up with the latest happenings at the Forty Acres, with USA Today SMG's Patrick Conn. He will go deep, covering all things about Texas Athletics on the Locked On Longhorns Podcast, part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

    Chris Beard to Austin officially

    Chris Beard to Austin officially

    The Texas Longhorns now have their replacement for Shaka Smart in place. According to multiple reports athletic director Chris Del Conte has coaxed Chris Beard out of Texas Tech to come to Austin. Beard has elevated the Texas Tech program to an annual contender with trips to the Elite Eight and a National Championship appearance during his time in Lubbock. He will now be tasked with taking Texas back to the top.
    Plus a look at recruiting rankings for 2023 and Juwan Mitchell going back into the transfer portal.
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    • 26 min
    More positive COVID-19 tests within the football program

    More positive COVID-19 tests within the football program

    The Locked on Longhorns podcast kicks off a Wednesday episode talking about more positive tests within the Texas football program. It appears as though they won't be back on the field this week and will continue with their virtual meets. Former Longhorns quarterback Colt McCoy is on the move again, this time heading west to Arizona as he signed a one-year deal with the Cardinals. He joins former OU quarterback Kyler Murray and former Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury.
    Shaka Smart is back in the news after taking what appeared to be a shot at Texas and their attendance. What should have he been more worried about? Join the discussion on the Locked on Horns podcast. A look at how the women's team faired in the tournament and who has the best odds to be the next Texas men's basketball coach according to BetOnline.Ag.
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    • 27 min
    Chris Beard to Austin, Storylines for Spring Ball

    Chris Beard to Austin, Storylines for Spring Ball

    The big news over the past several days revolves around the Texas Longhorns men's basketball team after their first round exit of the NCAA tournament. Head coach Shaka Smart is now heading to Marquette, so where does AD Chris Del Conte turn to now? The big name being current Texas Tech Red Raiders head coach Chris Beard. An alum who has been a thorn in the side of the Horns. Beard's team has won seven of the last 10 matchups including a season sweep prior to the Big 12 tournament. Locked on Horns also discusses some other options.
    Athlon Sports put together their top storylines for spring practice. The quarterback situation is always the first question but they do have other areas to address during the spring. Who will emerge from the wide receiver room and which five will start on the offensive line. Defensively it begins with the pass rush and who plays in the new look secondary.
    Plus a look at the potential of athlete Ja'Tavion Sanders.
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    • 26 min
    Brenden Schooler gets position change, Casey Thompson changes his number

    Brenden Schooler gets position change, Casey Thompson changes his number

    The Wednesday edition of the Locked on Longhorns podcast starts off with a discussion about Brendan Schooler. He played safety at Oregon before switching to wide receiver, now he is on his way back to the defensive side. The updated spring roster has the former Oregon Duck and Arizona Wildcat at defensive back as spring ball opened. Also Casey Thompson changed his number from No. 8 to No. 11. That number vacated by the departure of Sam Ehlinger.
    Former Texas Longhorns head coach got an extension and Royce Hamm Jr has decided to take his talents elsewhere after graduating from Texas with his degree. With one year of eligibility remaining, Hamm has put his name in the transfer portal.
    Our final discussion point of the day, we look at five takeaways from the first day of spring practice. A report from Horns247 discussed all levels of the team, including who is standing out from an athleticism standpoint.

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    • 25 min
    Jake Smith breaks his foot on day one of spring ball

    Jake Smith breaks his foot on day one of spring ball

    Spring football is in the air down on the Forty Acres. On the opening day of spring practice the Longhorns suffered some bad news when projected starter in the slot Jake Smith broke his leg. Locked on Longhorns talks about a potential timetable and this will impact the slot receivers like Jordan Whittington and Kelvontay Dixon. Plus the latest rumors on the quarterback battle between Hudson Card and Casey Thompson.
    Segment two is filled with injury news as we highlight seven players who will be missing from spring practice. The show gets wrapped up in segment three discussing three players who need to step it up during spring camp.

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    • 27 min
    NCAA Tournament results, Shaka Smart on the hot seat?

    NCAA Tournament results, Shaka Smart on the hot seat?

    The Texas Longhorns entered the NCAA Tournament as a No. 3 seed after winning the Big 12 Tournament. So what happened on Saturday night when they played the No. 14 seeded ACU Wildcats. Locked on Horns breaks down the reasons why it didn't go the way of the burnt orange on Saturday.
    After another disappointing end to the basketball season, is it time for the administration to go another route in terms of who is leading the men's basketball team? Three appearances in the big dance and three first-round exits. Outside of the NIT, Smart hasn't won a single postseason game in six years in Austin.
    Plus we look ahead at three key storylines as spring football approaches. Who is going to come out on top of the quarterback competition?
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    • 27 min

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28 Ratings

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Best Longhorns Show

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