Perhaps no symbol in college football is as easily recognizable as the Hook 'em Horns of Texas Longhorns football. The long-time powerhouse has recorded three national championships and two Heisman Trophy running backs in its 113 years of gridiron greatness.
Longhorn legends abound: Bobby Layne, James "Jackrabbit" Saxton, Tommy Nobis, Earl Campbell, Chris Gilbert, Steve Worster, Ricky Williams, Cedric Benson, Derrick Johnson, Vince Young, and others - all have illuminated the Longhorn landscape with brilliant play. And then there are the great coaches and the fabled rivalries with Oklahoma and Arkansas. In all, the Burnt Orange and White has left an indelible imprint on the history of college football.
Longhorn Madness is the timeless story of University of Texas football. Its star performers, great teams, bitter rivals, and magical moments are presented in compelling quotations from Longhorn players, coaches, opponents, fans, and members of the media. Special chapters highlight the all-time Texas team, the exciting Vince Young, and the complete rosters of the Longhorns' national championship teams.