Eyes of…Twitter



This page of the Eyes of TX provides a list of Texas- and Big 12 Conference-related sports Twitter accounts – from current and former players to coaches to Texas- and Big 12- teams, and of course the national and local media that support those sports and markets. In addition, there is a list of commonly used social media hashtags relevant to this blog’s content. Eyes of TX will continue to update this resource with new Twitter feeds through blog posts, while updating the full list when it warrants. What or who is missing? What relevant people or team accounts do you follow?

Of note, Eyes Of TX has done its best to verify and confirm the identity, validity and usefulness of the list of Twitter accounts. Please “follow” Twitter accounts at your own discretion. Remember, readers can also follow the Eyes Of TX on Twitter at: @eyesoftx.

Related Sports Twitter Accounts

General News / Sports

TV Affiliates

KEYE-TV (Austin’s CBS affiliate)


Austin, Texas CBS TV affiliate

KEYE-TV Sports


Austin, Texas CBS TV affiliate, sports-only feed

KVUE-TV News (Austin affiliate)


Austin, Texas ABC TV affiliate

FOX-TV Austin


Austin, Texas FOX TV affiliate

KXAN-TV Austin News (Austin affiliate)


Austin, Texas NBC TV affiliate

News 8 Austin


Austin, Texas Public News TV

News 8 Austin – Sports


Austin, Texas Public News TV (sports only)

WFAA-TV (Dallas/Ft. Worth ABC affiliate)


Dallas/FW, Texas ABC TV affiliate


AP Sports


National press syndicate (national, sports only)

USA Today Sports


National newspaper (national, sports only)

DallasMorningNews.com Sports


Dallas, Texas newspaper (Texas, sports only)

Houston Chronicle


Houston, Texas newspaper

AA-S Prep Sports


Austin, Texas newspaper (local, high school sports only)

Austin American-Statesman


Austin, Texas newspaper

Sports TV



ESPN TV (national)

ESPN Sportscenter


ESPN’s Sportscenter show (national)



ESPN’s “U” (universities, national)






ESPN’s PLUS coverage

ESPN FirstTake



ESPN College Hoops


ESPN (national, college basketball only)

ESPN Big 12


ESPN (Big 12 sports only)



FOX TV’s (national) NFL coverage

FOXSports Headlines


FOX TV (national)

Pardon The Interruption (PTI)


FOX Sports TV show (national)

Best Damn Sports Show Period


FOX Sports TV show (national)

CBS Sports



Sports Illustrated



FOXSports Southwest


FOX TV (southwest)

FOX Sports Houston


Houston, Texas FOX TV (local)

Sports Radio



Dallas/FW, Texas 1310 AM radio show

The Ticket (Bob and Dan)


“The Ticket” radio show on 1310 AM

ESPN Austin


ESPN Austin’s (Texas) radio broadcast, 1530 AM (local)

Rivals Radio


Rivals scouting service radio show

Other Sports Sites

Yahoo Sports


Yahoo!’s sports news (international)

Bleacher Report (Max)


Online sports publication/blogs (national)




SB Nation – College


Online sports blogs (national, collegiate)

Sports Columnists

Bill Simmons


ESPN columnist

Rich Eisen


ESPN’s Sportscenter anchor

Linda Cohn


ESPN’s Sportscenter anchor

Andy Katz


ESPN sports reporter (college basketball)

Ivan Maisel


ESPN’s sports reporter (college football)

Chris Mortensen


ESPN sports reporter (NFL)

Rachel Nichols


ESPN sports reporter

Pat Forde


ESPN sports reporter (college football)

Peter King


Sports Illustrated columnist

Randy Riggs


Austin American-Statesman sports writer

John Kelso


Austin American-Statesman columnist

Kirk Bohls


Austin American-Statesman sports writer (all sports)

Cedric Griffen


Austin American-Statesman sports writer (college basketball, college football)

Alan Trubow


Austin American-Statesman sports writer (college baseball, college football)

Suzanne Halliburton


Austin American-Statesman sports writer (cycling, college football)

Mark Rosner


Austin American-Statesman sports writer (college basketball)

Rick Cantu


Austin American-Statesman sports writer (NFL, high school sports)

Lesley McCaslin


News 8 Austin, Texas sports reporter

Mike Berman


News 8 Austin, Texas sports reporter

Leila Rahimi


KXAN-TV Austin, Texas News sports reporter

Roger Wallace


KXAN-TV Austin, Texas News sports reporter

Jim Knox


FOX-TV Austin, Texas News sports reporter

NCAA Football Man


Matt Humphrey

Dr. Saturday


Matt Hinton, Yahoo! college football writer

Steve Habel


Football beat reporter, Horns Illustrated

Trey McLean


Author of the “From The Stands” newsletter published on UT’s University Co-op Web site

Clendon Ross


InsideTexas sports writer

Drew Dunlevie


Barking Carnival sports writer

Geoff Ketchum


OrangeBloods sports writer

Dustin McComas


OrangeBloods staff writer; UT student

Chip Brown


OrangeBloods staff writer

Eyes Of TX


Eyes Of TX Blog

National Football League (NFL)

General NFL



Monday Morning QB


Pro Football Hall of Fame


National Football League’s (NFL) Pro Football Hall of Fame

Roger Goodall


National Football League (NFL) Commissioner

Dallas Cowboys

DallasMorningNews.com: Dallas Cowboys


Dallas Morning News’ Dallas Cowboys content

Cowboys Buzztap


Cowboys NFL


Dallas Cowboys


Dallas Cowboys merchandise auctions

Cowboys Fanz Club


Cowboys News


Dallas Cowboys Shop


Blogging the ‘Boys


Dallas Cowboys Players/Coaches

Martellus Bennett


Former Texas A&M Aggie; current Dallas Cowboy football player; no sports posts (only personal)

Wade Phillips


Dallas Cowboys head coach

Houston Texans

Texans Buzztap


Texans NFL


Texan Sports


Houston Texans Players/Coaches

Frank Okam


Former UT football player; current Houston Texans player

Major League Baseball (MLB)

Texas Rangers

TX Rangers


A lot of re-Tweets; frequent posts.

Rangers MLB


Texas Rangers


Rangers Blog


Rangers Buzztap


Texas Rangers Peeps


Dallas Morning News: Texas Rangers


Dallas Morning News’ Texas Rangers content

Texas Rangers Players/Coaches

C.J. Wilson


Texas Rangers pitcher

Houston Astros

Astros MLB


Astros Buzztap


Astros Blog


Astros Blogger


Astros Scores


Astros Blast


Astros News


MLB Astros


Minor League Baseball

Round Rock Express


Houston Astros minor league affiliate, based in Round Rock, Texas

National Basketball Association (NBA)

General NBA



Dallas Mavericks

Mavs Buzztap


Mavs Play-by-Play


Dallas Mavericks


Mavericks NBA


Dallas Mavericks Players/Coaches

Shawn Marion


Dallas Mavericks player

Josh Howard


Dallas Mavericks player

Jason Terry


Dallas Mavericks player

Mark Cuban


Dallas Mavericks owner

Houston Rockets

Rockets Buzztap


Rockets NBA


Houston Rockets


Red Rowdies


Houston Rockets Fan Club

Jason Friedman


Houston Rockets staff writer

Houston Rockets Players/Coaches

Aaron Brooks


Houston Rockets point guard

Daryl Morey


Houston Rockets general manager

San Antonio Spurs

Spurs Buzztap


Spurs NBA




Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder


Oklahoma City Thunder Players/Coaches

Kevin Durant


Current Thunder player; former UT men’s basketball player

Minor League Basketball

Austin Toros


Minor league NBA basketball

National Hockey League (NHL)

Dallas Stars

Stars Buzztap


Dallas Stars


Stars News


Dallas Stars


Dallas Stars Live


Minor League Hockey

Texas Stars


Dallas Stars minor league affiliate

College Sports



College Football


College Sports


NCAA Men’s Basketball


Big 12 Conference

General Big 12 Conference

Big 12 Network


Big 12 Conference Network

Big 12 Conference


Big 12 Conference

Big 12 Hardball


Big 12 baseball

Baylor Bears

Baylor Athletics


Baylor Bears


Voice of Bears


John Morris, BU sports announcer

Baylor Proud


Bear Fansites


Baylor Buzztap


Baylor – Full Court Press


Baylor Assistant Media Relations Director, Chris Yandle

Baylor Bears Players/Coaches

C.J. Wilson


Former Baylor football player, current Carolina Panther

Colorado Buffaloes

CU Buffs


CU Athletics Department

Colorado Buzztap


Ralphie Report


CU Sports Magazine


Colorado Women’s Volleyball


Colorado Buffaloes Women’s Volleyball

CU Buffs Hockey


Colorado Buffaloes hockey

CU Buffs Golf


Roy Edwards

Colorado Buffaloes Players/Coaches

Dan Hawkins


Colorado Buffaloes football coach

Iowa State Cyclones

Go Cyclones


Iowa State University News


Iowa State Football


Iowa St. Buzztap


Kansas Jayhawks

KU Athletics


Kansas Football




KU Sports


Jayhawk Fansites


Kansas Jayhawks


Kansas State Wildcats

K-State News


K-State Sports


K-State Buzztap


Missouri Tigers

MU Tigers




Missouri Buzztap


Mizzou Fansites


Missouri Tigers


Missouri Tigers Soccer


Missouri women’s soccer

Missouri Tigers Players/Coaches

Chase Daniel


Former Missouri QB; current NFL QB

Sean Witherspoon


Current Missouri LB

Nebraska Cornhuskers

Husker Nation


Corn Nation




Huskers Illustrated


Nebraska Hoops Blog






Nebraska Buzztap


Huskers Gameday


Huskers Fansites


Nebraska Cornhuskers Players/Coaches

Doc Sadler


Nebraska Cornhuskers men’s basketball coach

oklahoma sooners

OU Daily


OU student newspaper

Sooner Sports


Oklahoma Buzztap


OU Football




Sooner Football


Go Sooners


OU Sooners


Sooner Auctions


Sooners Fansites


oklahoma sooners Players/Coaches

Blake Griffen


Former OU men’s basketball player

Sherri Coale


OU women’s basketball coach

Bob Stoops


OU football coach

Jeff Capel


OU men’s basketball coach

Whitney Hand


OU women’s basketball player

Danielle Robinson


OU women’s basketball player

Tommie Harris


Former OU football player; current Chicago Bears player

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State News


Oklahoma State


OSU Cowboys


OSU Athletics


OK State Alumni


Cowboys Fansites


Texas A&M Aggies

Aggie Athletics




Texas A&M Buzztap


Aggies Fansites


Go Aggies


Texas A&M News


Texas A&M Athletics


Texas A&M Aggies Players/Coaches

Martellus Bennett


Former Texas A&M Aggie and current Dallas Cowboy football player; no sports posts (only personal)

Mike Sherman


Texas A&M football coach

Texas Longhorns

University of Texas at Austin


UT’s official university Twitter account

Burnt Orange Nation


Burnt Orange Nation blog

Bevo Beat


Austin American-Statesman’s blog, “Bevo Beat,” with Longhorn-only sports news

Barking Carnival


A witty sports blog site, with a focus on Texas Longhorn sports

Mack Brown-Texas Football


The official Mack Brown-Texas football Twitter account

Longhorn Alumni Band


Texas Longhorns Alumni Band Twitter feed

Texas Men’s Swimming & Diving


UT men’s swimming and diving

Texas Women’s Swimming & Diving


UT women’s swimming and diving

Texas Volleyball


UT women’s volleyball

Texas Soccer


UT women’s soccer

Texas Men’s Track & Field


UT men’s track and field

Texas Softball


UT women’s softball

Texas Buzztap




40 Acre Sports


Frank Erwin Center


UT’s official Frank Erwin Center Twitter feed

TX Longhorns


Burnt Orange Beat (Scout.com)


Scout.com’s UT sports Twitter feed



University Co-op (UTexas)


UT’s official bookstore

The Daily Texan


UT student newspaper

The Daily Texan: Sports


sports editor, Austin Talbert

Horns Fansites


Longhorn Images


UT Club Soccer


UT men’s club soccer

Texas Longhorn


Longhorn Sports Now




Chris Hardie

Horns Illustrated


Horns Illustrated magazine

Bay Area Texas Exes


San Francisco (CA) chapter of the Texas Exes alumni association

Fort Worth Texas Exes


Fort Worth (Texas) chapter of the Texas Exes alumni association

San Diego Texas Exes


The San Diego, CA chapter of the Texas Exes alumni association

Washington, D.C., Texas Exes


The Washington, D.C., chapter of the Texas Exes alumni association

Texas Longhorns Players/Coaches

T.J. Ford


Former UT men’s basketball player; current Indiana Pacers point guard

Marcus Myers


Former UT football player

Martha Richards


UT women’s golf coach

Frank Okam


Former UT football player; current Houston Texans player

Ahmad Brooks


Former UT football player; co-host of “The Zone” radio show

Sherrod Harris


Current UT back-up quarterback

Kevin Durant


Former UT men’s basketball player; current Oklahoma City Thunder player

Gail Goestenkors


UT women’s basketball coach

Lamarr Houston


Current UT football player

Philip Payne


Current UT football player

Sergio Kindle


Current UT football player

Derrick Johnson


Former Texas Longhorn football player; current Kansas City Chief linebacker (unverified account)

Ricky Williams


Former UT football player; current Miami Dolphin (unverified account)

Dexter Pittman


Current UT basketball player

Avery Bradley


Current UT basketball player

Royal Ivey


Former UT basketball player; current Philadelphia 76er

Justin Mason


Current UT basketball player

Jai Lucas


Current UT basketball player

Gary Johnson


Current UT basketball player

Clint Chapman


Current UT basketball player

Matt Hill


Current UT basketball player

Dan Buckner


Current UT football player

Charlie Tanner


Current UT football player

Henry Melton


Former UT football player

Aaron Lewis


Former UT football player

Aaron Ross / Sanya Richards


Former UT football player and current NY Giant Aaron Ross; former UT track star and Olympian Sanya Richards

Garrett Weber Gale


Former UT and Olympic swimmer

Aaron Peirsol


Former UT and Olympic swimmer

Texas Tech Red Raiders

Double T Nation


Tech Athletics


Texas Tech Athletics

TTU Red Raiders


TTU Tickets


Texas Tech


Texas Tech university’s official Twitter account

Texas Tech Buzztap


Red Raider Sports


Kate Meriweather


Reports on Texas Tech athletics from the sidelines

Texas Tech Red Raiders Players/Coaches

Kristy Curry


Texas Tech women’s basketball coach

College Football Bowl Games (primarily Big 12 affiliation)

Fiesta Bowl


In Tempe, Arizona

Cotton Bowl


In Dallas, Texas

Alamo Bowl


In San Antonio, Texas

Insight Bowl


In Tempe, Arizona

Texas Bowl


In Houston, Texas

Poinsetta Bowl


In San Diego, CA

Other Texas College Sports Teams

Rice Owls

Rice Owls


Chuck Pool

Southern Methodist Mustangs

SMU Mustangs Players/Coaches

June Jones


SMU’s football coach

Texas Christian Horned Frogs



Texas State Bobcats

TX State Bobcats


High School

Westlake High School


Austin, Texas

Other Sports-related Sites

Lance Armstrong


Professional cyclist

Team Radio Shack


Lance Armstrong’s cycling team

LiveStrong CEO


LiveStrong CEO, Doug Ulman

Texas Open


Texas Open Golf Tournament

Texas Motor Speedway


Texas Motor Speedway

Texas Rollergirls


Women’s Roller Derby

USTA Texas


The U.S. Tennis Association’s Texas affiliate

College World Series 2009


Official Twitter feed of the 2009 College World Series

Twitter Hashtags










Major League Baseball (MLB)


Houston, Texas; Houston Astros (MLB)


National Football League (NFL)


National Basketball Association (NBA)


National Hockey League (NHL)




NCAA Football


College Football


NCAA Basketball


College World Series


Big 12 Conference


Texas (sports or state)


Texas Longhorns; Utah; Tennessee Volunteer references (among sports sites, most commonly used for the University of Texas)


Texas Longhorns


Texas Longhorns


Oklahoma Sooners


Oklahoma Sooners


Oklahoma State Cowboys


Oklahoma State Cowboys


Nebraska Cornhuskers


Nebraska Cornhuskers


Lincoln, Nebraska


Baylor Bears


Colorado Buffaloes


University of Kansas


Austin, Texas

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