After going 56-8 in the regular season and 5-0 in bowl games between 2004 and 2008, the Texas Longhorns knew the taste of success. At one point in time, the University of Texas was flying high, attracting some of the biggest high school names in the Lonestar State.
There was a sense of pride and spirit being called a Longhorn. A tradition that never faded.
But since Mack Brown’s retirement in late 2013 and the new age of Charlie Strong beginning in 2014, Texas hasn’t revisited those years when it was a premiere football program.
After a debilitating loss to Notre Dame, it gives fans in Austin a reason to believe that a renaissance isn’t on its way anytime soon and Reid Watson, a Baylor Bears fan who is the mastermind behind Textanic, agrees.
I don’t know whether it’s more of an insult to Steven Spielberg being associated with the downfall of Texas or if it’s a compliment Texas should accept for being in a remix of a film that’s grossing (yes, present tense) over $658 million.
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