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Posted by Gracie Blackburn on April 5, 2014

SEC Network Adds Two More College Football Analysts: Former LSU Defensive All-Americans Booger McFarland and Marcus Spears

The SEC Network, ESPN’s 24/7 network devoted to the Southeastern Conference, has hired LSU legends Anthony “Booger” McFarland and Marcus Spears as college football analysts. The All-American SEC standouts and first round NFL draft picks will provide insight into games, teams and players on the network when it launches August 14, 2014. McFarland, a two-time [...]

University of Florida Gators - February 15, 2014

Posted by Gracie Blackburn on March 14, 2014

Future SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament Early Rounds to Air Exclusively on SEC Network

The Network’s Opening Night of Men’s Basketball Set with Doubleheader Nov. 14 In 2015 and beyond, the SEC Network, ESPN’s soon-to-launch network devoted to the Southeastern Conference, will exclusively air the first three rounds of the SEC men’s basketball tournament. The expanded coverage will mark the first time the entire tournament will be nationally televised. [...]

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Posted by Gracie Blackburn on March 12, 2014

ESPN’s Brent Musburger and Jesse Palmer Signed as Lead SEC Network Announce Team

Sports broadcasting legend Brent Musburger will be joined by college football analyst Jesse Palmer in the booth every Saturday on the SEC Network when it launches next fall. The Hall of Fame sportscaster and the former Florida quarterback have each reached an agreement with ESPN to be the lead college football game commentators on the [...]

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Maryland Terrapins - 2011 ACC Men's College Basketball Tournament - March 10, 2011

Posted by Gracie Blackburn on March 6, 2014

Bilas, Shulman and Vitale to Call Final Four Games for ESPN International

ESPN International’s coverage of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s  Basketball Championship Final Four from North Texas will feature Jay Bilas, Dan Shulman and Dick Vitale calling the games. National Semifinal action will take place Saturday, April 5 beginning at 6 p.m. ET, while the National Championship will be held Monday, April 7 at 9 [...]

LongHorn Network - October 5, 2012

Posted by Gracie Blackburn on March 5, 2014

Longhorn Network to Honor Women’s History Month with an all Women Telecast of Longhorn Extra

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Longhorn Network (LHN) will feature an all women telecast of Longhorn Extra, the network’s daily news and information show. Airing on Thursday, March 6 at 10 p.m. CT, LHN will feature an exclusively all female cast from on-air hosts to content producers. The program’s star-studded guests and content [...]


Posted by Gracie Blackburn on February 25, 2014

Longhorn Network to Showcase Diverse Array of Artistic and Public Affairs Programming

Over the next month the Longhorn Network (LHN) will continue its commitment to showcasing the many facets of the University of Texas with programming highlighting music, public affairs and academics. The Cactus Café returns to the line-up Sunday, March 9, airing live performances of top local artists and a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the Austin music [...]

National Signing Day - February 5, 2014

Posted by Gracie Blackburn on February 5, 2014

Quotes and Notes: Longhorn Network’s Coverage of Texas Football National Signing Day

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, Longhorn Network (LHN) offered its most extensive coverage to date of National Signing Day. The day’s programming featured a four-hour live special, Texas Football National Signing Day Live presented by Salt Lick BBQ, complete live coverage of new Head Coach Charlie Strong’s first Signing Day press conference at Texas and an [...]