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.

April 27, 1982

Mike Baab is Drafted

All-American center Mike Baab is drafted in the fifth round of the 1982 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns.

April 27, 1982

Terry Tausch is Drafted

Offensive guard Terry Tausch is picked in the second round of the 1982 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings.

April 27, 1990

Sam Stafford is Born

Pitcher Sam Stafford is born.

April 27, 1991

Laura Sogar is Born

Breaststroke and IM swimmer Laura Sogar is born in Dallas, Texas.

April 27, 2005

Baseball: Texas State versus Texas 2005

Texas State beats #1 Texas in baseball 1-2.

April 27, 2005

Softball: Texas at Texas A&M 2005

Texas A&M beats Texas in softball 3-5.

April 27, 2007

Baseball: Texas at Oklahoma State 2007

#5 Texas beats #12 Oklahoma State in baseball 3-2.

April 27, 2007

Men's Tennis: Texas Tech versus Texas 2007

#11 Texas beats #35 Texas Tech in tennis 4-2.

April 27, 2007

Women's Tennis: Texas Tech versus Texas 2007

Texas beats Texas Tech in tennis 4-0.

April 27, 2008

Baseball: Texas at Kansas State 2008

Texas beats Kansas State in baseball 7-4.

April 27, 2008

Softball: Texas at Oklahoma 2008

#8 Oklahoma beats Texas in softball 0-8.

April 27, 2008

Women's Golf: Big 12 Championship 2008

The Texas women's golf team finishes 3rd in the Big 12 Championship with a total score of 958 (+94).

April 27, 2008

Men's Golf: Big 12 Championship 2008

The Texas men's golf team finishes 2nd in the Big 12 Championship with a total score of 1161 (+9).

April 27, 2008

Men's Tennis: Baylor versus Texas 2008

Baylor beats Texas in tennis 2-4.

April 27, 2008

Women's Tennis: Baylor versus Texas 2008

#1 Baylor beats #20 Texas in tennis 1-4.

April 27, 2008

Okam, Hills and Finley are Drafted

Defensive tackle Frank Okam is taken 151st (5th round) by the Houston Texans, offensive tackle Tony Hills is chosen 130th (4th round) by the Pittsburgh Steelers, and tight end Jermicheal Finley is picked 91st (3rd round) by the Green Bay Packers in the 2008 NFL Draft.

April 27, 2008

Tony Hills is Drafted

All Big 12 offensive tackle Tony Hills is taken by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round of the 2008 NFL Draft.

April 27, 2008

Jamaal Charles is Drafted

All-Big 12 running back Jamaal Charles is picked in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs.

April 27, 2010

Baseball: UT San Antonio versus Texas 2010

#2 Texas beats UT San Antonio in baseball 6-4.

April 27, 2011

Softball: Texas at Baylor 2011

#3 Texas beats #17 Baylor in softball 3-0.

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