Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?

Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.

June 26, 1991

Joey Wright is Drafted

Point guard Joey Wright is picked in the second round of the 1991 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns.

June 26, 2002

Chris Owens is Drafted

Power forward Chris Owens is taken in the second round of the 2002 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.

June 26, 2003

T.J. Ford is Drafed

Consensus All-American point guard T.J. Ford is drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the eight overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft.

June 26, 2004

Baseball: 2004 College World Series Game 14

Cal State Fullerton beats Texas in baseball 4-6 in the fourteenth game of the 2004 College World Series.

June 26, 2005

Baseball: Florida versus Texas 2005

#5 Texas beats #6 Florida in baseball 6-2.

June 26, 2005

Baseball: 2005 College World Series Finals

Texas beats Florida in baseball 6-2 in the final game of the 2005 College World Series, winning the national championship.

June 26, 2008

D.J. Augustin is Drafted

Point guard D.J. Augustin is taken by the Charlotte Bobcats with the ninth overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft.

June 26, 2012

Men's Swimming & Diving: U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials 2012

Former Texas Longhorns Brendan Hansen finishes 1st in the 100 breaststroke event at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials with a total time of 59.68 seconds.


I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.

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