Longhorns Daily News: Texas alums Jacoby Jones, Holton Hill called up for XFL reboot

The XFL is back. Better again.

The rebooted spring football league began its inaugural draft last week. Two former Texas Longhorns were among the names mentioned, including defensive back Holton Hill, who played under former head coach Tom Herman and was selected by the DC Defenders, and defensive lineman Jacoby Jones, who entered the NFL Draft last season and was selected by the Orlando Guardians in the XFL draft.

WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT THE LONGHORNS

Austin American statesman: Golden: From Mentors to Mentors, Thank Outgoing Texas Seniors

Austin American statesman: Bohls: The Alamo, Cheez-It or Sugar bowls seem most likely for Texas

Dallas morning news: Steve Sarkisian talks about Senior Day and the upcoming quarterback competition

247Sports: Back in CFP rankings, Texas moves to meet Baylor with ‘more work to do’

Inside Texas: What Impact Does the Transfer Portal Have on Texas?

Inside Texas: Bijan Robinson prepares for what could be his last home game

ICYMI IN BURNED ORANGE NATION

5 star CG AJ Johnson signs with Texas

Steve Sarkisian opens the Texas QB off-season competition

Texas Newcomers Report: True freshman Kelvin Banks continues to build his case for new man MVP

Longhorn Republic Podcast: Bijan’s career day against Kansas

RECRUITMENT ROUNDUP

247Sports: Three Texas commits to play for state championships this weekend

247Sports: USC ’24 Requires Aaron Butler to Schedule Official Spring Visits

247Sports: Four-star corneback Malik Muhammad talks playoff push, commitment status and more

247Sports: WR Zion Fowler is working on two visits

Within Texas: Assessing Potential Portal Needs in Texas by Position

Inside Texas: Texas Longhorns targets in updated On300

BIG 12 BREAKDOWN

Dallas morning news: NCAA selects AT&T Stadium to host 2030 Men’s Final Four

Wide Right & Natty Lite: Check-in on men’s basketball and Phil Knight Invitational preview

Bring on the Cats: Recap: K-State 96, Nevada 87 (OT)

WHAT WE READ

SB Nation: How Thanksgiving Became the NFL’s Signature Holiday

SB Nation: How Saudi Arabia caused one of the biggest upsets in World Cup history

SB Nation: The Sacramento Kings’ victory ray powers their surprise season, explained

NEWS IN LONGHORN NATION AND BEYOND

  • Texas men’s basketball takes on UTRGV on Saturday at 3 p.m.
  • This weekend it’s Marquette and Louisville for Texas women’s basketball in the Bahamas.

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