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 28, 1988

Hunter Lawrence is Born

Third-team All-American placekicker Hunter Lawrence is born in Boerne, Texas.

June 28, 1991

Chris Camillone is Born

Tennis player Chris Camillone is born in Austin, Texas.

June 28, 1995

Terrence Rencher is Drafted

Point guard Terrence Rencher is picked in the second round of the 1995 NBA Draft by the Washington Bullets.

June 28, 2000

Chris Mihm is Drafted

All-American center Chris Mihm is drafted by the Chicago Bulls with the 7th overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft.

June 28, 2006

LA, PJ and DG are Drafted

Power forward LaMarcus Aldridge is taken by the Chicago Bulls with the second overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft. Small forward P.J. Tucker goes in the second round to the Toronto Raptors, while guard Daniel Gibson goes in the same round to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

June 28, 2007

Kevin Durant is Drafted

Small forward Kevin Durant is taken by the Seattle SuperSonics with the second overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft.


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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