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Horns Illustrated Week in Review (August 26-September 2)

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The Horns Illustrated Week in Review covers all the University of Texas sporting events that took place this past week

 

Did you miss anything ‎Texas Longhorns related from the past 7 days? Don't worry, we will bring you up to speed.

 

The Longhorn Network

It was announced on Friday that Time Warner Cable would add the Longhorn Network to their channel list after reaching an agreement with ESPN. It is only available to Time Warner Cable subscribers in the state of Texas.

The network, the 24/7 channel devoted to UT Athletics and academics as well as cultural programming from in and around the greater Austin community, is available for Time Warner video customers on its expanded basic cable service.

Football

The Texas Longhorn Football team opened up the season with a 56-7 rout over the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday. After starting off slow on offense in the first half, junior quarterback David Ash and the Texas offense turned on a switch and went on to set a program record for total offense in a single game, 715 yards. David Ash finished 20 for  28 with 343 yards passing and four touchdowns and two interceptions. He added 91 yards rushing and one touchdown on the ground. For a full game recap on how the Longhorns dominated in their first game of the 2013-2014 season click here.

The Longhorns will travel to Provo, Utah to take on BYU next Saturday. The game will be televised on ESPN2.

Vince Young was released from the Green Bay Packers this week. Many believed that the Young had won the Packers' backup quarterback position after they released quarterback Graham Harrell last week, but instead Green Bay cut Young and B.J. Coleman and picked up Seneca Wallace.

Soccer

The Texas Longhorns Women's Soccer team traveled to Oregon this weekend to face the Oregon State Beavers and Oregon Ducks. The Longhorns lost both matches, but will return to Austin this week to face Samford on Friday evening at 7 p.m.

The Longhorns lost 1-0 to Oregon State despite the Longhorns having more shots and shots on goal than the Beavers.

The Longhorns lost 2-1 to Oregon on Sunday. The Longhorns fell behind 2-0 after 34 minutes of play, but were able to get a consolation goal in the 85th minute from Brooks Gilbert. The goal was Gilbert's second of the season.

Volleyball

The number one ranked Texas Volleyball team will host the Nike Volleyball Big Four Classic on Sept. 7-8. Penn State, Stanford, and Florida will travel to Gregory Gym to compete against the Longhorns and in the tournament. This will be the first time the tournament will be hosted in Gregory Gym. The Longhorns first match will be against No.2 Penn State on Sept. 7 at 1 p.m.