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 26, 2003

Derrick Dockery is Drafted

Consensus All-American guard Derrick Dockery is picked in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins.

April 26, 2005

Softball: Texas Tech versus Texas 2005

Texas beats Texas Tech in softball 3-0.

April 26, 2005

Softball: Texas Tech versus Texas 2005

Texas Tech beats Texas in softball 0-2.

April 26, 2006

Softball: Texas at Texas A&M 2006

#2 Texas beats #15 Texas A&M in softball 1-0.

April 26, 2007

Softball: Texas Tech versus Texas 2007

#18 Texas beats Texas Tech in softball 6-1.

April 26, 2007

Softball: Texas Tech versus Texas 2007

#18 Texas beats Texas Tech in softball 11-1.

April 26, 2007

D.D. Lewis Signs with Broncos

Linebacker D.D. Lewis signs a one-year deal with the Denver Broncos. He plays in five games, but does not record a tackle.

April 26, 2008

Baseball: Kansas State versus Texas 2008

Kansas State beats Texas in baseball 1-4.

April 26, 2008

Softball: Texas at Oklahoma 2008

#8 Oklahoma beats Texas in softball 0-8.

April 26, 2008

Men's Tennis: Texas at Texas A&M 2008

Texas beats Texas A&M in tennis 4-0.

April 26, 2008

Women's Tennis: Texas at Texas A&M 2008

Texas beats Texas A&M in tennis 4-3.

April 26, 2008

Limas Sweed Drafted in Second Round

Wide receiver Limas Sweed is taken 53rd by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2008 NFL Draft.

April 26, 2009

Baseball: Kansas State versus Texas 2009

#5 Texas Ties #12 Kansas State in baseball 6-6.

April 26, 2009

Women's Golf: Big 12 Championship 2009

The Texas women's golf team finishes 6th in the Big 12 Championship with a total score of 946 (+70).

April 26, 2009

Men's Tennis: Big 12 Championship 2009

Baylor beats #15 Texas in tennis 3-4 at the NCAA Championship.

April 26, 2009

Women's Tennis: Big 12 Championship 2009

Baylor beats Texas in tennis 1-4 at the Big 12 Championship.

April 26, 2009

Roy Miller, Henry Melton and Chris Ogbonnaya Drafted

Defensive tackle Roy Miller is drafted 81st (3rd round) by Tampa Bay, defensive end Henry Melton is chosen 105th (4th round) by Chicago, and Chris Ogbonnaya goes 211th (7th round) in the 2009 NFL Draft.

April 26, 2009

Cosby Signs with Cincinnati

Wide receiver Quan Cosby, who went undrafted, signs a free agent contract with the Cincinnati Bengals.

April 26, 2011

Baseball: Texas State versus Texas 2011

#7 Texas beats Texas State in baseball 2-0.

April 26, 2011

Softball: UTSA versus Texas 2011

#3 Texas beats UTSA in softball 2-1.

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