It's Finally Game Day!

Game day is finally here and Burnt Orange Beat has everything you need to stay up to date on all things Longhorn for Saturday's game with the ULM Warhawks with links to the latest news and opinion articles on Texas and ULM from around the web. Do you have your game face on?

From the Scout Network

ULM Warhawks Game Preview
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat previews Texas's opener against ULM on Saturday at 6 pm

Scouting the Opponent: ULM Warhawks
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat spoke with Matt Wilson of Warhawk Nation to get his thoughts on the upcoming game and to provide some insight into the team he covers on a daily basis.

Playing to a Championship Standard
Burnt Orange Beat
Much of this week's media session started with Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown dodging questions focused on blowouts, mop-up duty plans, and other assumptions about an opening W over Louisiana-Monroe. Mack Brown did his best to caution everyone, fans and media, that there are no guarantees in college football.

Louisiana-Monroe: At a Glance
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat takes a look at the season-opening opponent, the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks and their head coach Charlie Weatherbie.

Texas Football Game Week Notebook
Burnt Orange Beat
After three weeks of hitting each other in plenty doses of ones versus ones, the Texas Longhorns can now turn their full focus on the University of Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks. The team practiced at 5:45 on Monday morning and is now in full game week preparation mode. Burnt Orange Beat files this game week notebook.

If Texas opened the season today…
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat breaks down Mack Brown's first depth chart of the season.

2009 ULM Storylines To Watch For
Warhawk Nation
Every season has its plot twists, but there are a few notable storylines worth noting at ULM.

Coach Todd Talks Defensive 3 Man Front
Warhawk Nation
The Warhawks have gone to a three man front in the new 3-3-5 defensive scheme. Coach Everett Todd talked to Warhawk Nation about how the players are adapting to the new defense and where things stand on the D-Line.

Revell Talks Texas
Warhawk Nation
ULM's Trey Revell sounds like a quarterback who is ready to make a name for himself. The Warhawks are 42-point underdogs headed into the season opener at No. 2 Texas on Saturday. Few give ULM a chance to even keep it close, much less win against Colt McCoy and Co.

ULM - Texas Notebook
Warhawk Nation
Texas will be the highest ranked opponent the Warhawks have ever faced. Running the ball could be a chore against a Texas defense that allowed just 83.5 rushing yards per game in 2008.

ULM Warhawk Media

Behind the Face Mask: The Cardia Jackson Story
ULMWarhawks.com
Video: ULM graduate student Justin Fields took an inside look at senior linebacker Cardia Jackson as he prepares for his senior season. Jackson led the Warhawks and finished eighth in the NCAA last season averaging 10.6 tackles per game.

2009 ULM Football Video Preview
ULMWarhawks.com
Video: KNOE sports director Aaron Dietrich produced an inside look into the 2009 ULM Warhawk football team. Dietrich complied interviews with some of the Warhawks' top players, defensive coordinator Troy Reffett and head coach Charlie Weatherbie to give Warhawk fans an in-depth preview of the upcoming season.

Other Articles of Interest

Going into Texas won't be easy for ULM
The News Star
Texas debuts its highest-ranking team since 2005 on an upgraded, larger stage this Saturday. New FieldTurf and 4,525 bleacher seats in the south end zone await the visiting ULM. That puts Royal-Memorial Stadium capacity at 100,119 and a sellout crowd is expected to see Heisman candidate quarterback Colt McCoy and the No. 2 Longhorns.

ULM focuses on playing smart against heavily favored foe
The News Star
When ULM senior Hawk James Truxillo tore his ACL in the second week of the season at Arkansas last year, he knew it would be a long process before he saw the field again.

Taking measure: ULM's Revell ready to see how he ranks against Colt McCoy
The News Star
It's been dubbed a blow out, a cake walk -- a lopsided, for-sure victory for Texas -- ever since the Longhorns and ULM unveiled the 2009 schedule.

Longhorn Game Week
Austin American Statesman


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