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.

May 23, 1945

Tom Penders is Born

Tom Penders, head basketball coach from 1988 to 1998, is born in Stratford, Connecticut.

May 23, 2006

Matt Nordgren Signs with the Eagles

Quarterback Matt Nordgren signs a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. An injury ends his career.

May 23, 2007

Baseball: Kansas State versus Texas at Oklahoma CIty 2007

Texas beats Kansas State in baseball 19-10.

May 23, 2008

Women's Golf: NCAA Championship 2008

The Texas women's golf team finishes 19th in the NCAA Championship with a total score of 926 (+62).

May 23, 2010

Baseball: Texas at Missouri 2010

#2 Texas beats Missouri in baseball 20-11.

May 23, 2012

Baseball: Missouri versus Texas 2012

Missouri beats Texas in baseball 0-5.


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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