Does UT have a band?
The University of Texas Longhorn Band, also known as the Showband of the Southwest, was founded in 1900 as the marching band of The University of Texas at Austin, and is the largest student spirit organization on the UT campus.
Will UT keep the Longhorn Network?
Both the current Big 12 TV contracts and the current College Football Playoff contracts end in 2025, while the LHN deal runs until 2031. But that just means ESPN gets to keep its hooks in the Longhorn brand.
What Texas College has the Longhorns?
University of Texas at Austin
|Former names||The University of Texas (1881–1967)|
|Sporting affiliations||NCAA Division I FBS: Big 12 (through June 30, 2025), SEC (as of July 1, 2025)|
|Mascot||Bevo Hook ’em|
How do I become a Longhorn Band member?
- Fill out the Prospective Member Audition Form.
- Complete an audition video submission. Deadline: June 1, 2022.
- Attend a summer clinic. Previous summer clinics have occurred in areas such as Dallas-Fort Worth, Rio Grande Valley, San Antonio, Houston, and Austin.
- Band Week (Sunday, August 14 – Sunday, August 21).
Does University of Texas have a color guard?
The Texas Silks and Big Flags make up the Color Guard, and are members of the Longhorn Band. The University of Texas Longhorn Band, also known as the Showband of the Southwest or LHB, is the marching band of The University of Texas at Austin.
Did UT band play Eyes of Texas?
“The Eyes of Texas” will have to be played by UT-Austin’s Longhorn Band | The Texas Tribune.
Is the Longhorn Network a failure?
According to SNL Kagan, a media research company, Longhorn Network has lost $48 million in its first five years of operation. The Texas Longhorns launched “LHN” on Aug. 26, 2011. The initial business plan called for the network to broadcast prominent Texas high school football games, which the NCAA squashed.