Eyes of…Twitter

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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)

@keyetv

Austin, Texas CBS TV affiliate

KEYE-TV Sports

@keye_sports

Austin, Texas CBS TV affiliate, sports-only feed

KVUE-TV News (Austin affiliate)

@KVUE

Austin, Texas ABC TV affiliate

FOX-TV Austin

@foxaustin

Austin, Texas FOX TV affiliate

KXAN-TV Austin News (Austin affiliate)

@KXAN_News

Austin, Texas NBC TV affiliate

News 8 Austin

@News8Austin

Austin, Texas Public News TV

News 8 Austin – Sports

@N8ASports

Austin, Texas Public News TV (sports only)

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

@wfaachannel8

Dallas/FW, Texas ABC TV affiliate

Newspapers

AP Sports

@AP_Sports

National press syndicate (national, sports only)

USA Today Sports

@USATodaySports

National newspaper (national, sports only)

DallasMorningNews.com Sports

@dmn_sportsmedia

Dallas, Texas newspaper (Texas, sports only)

Houston Chronicle

@HoustonChron

Houston, Texas newspaper

AA-S Prep Sports

@aaspreps

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

Austin American-Statesman

@statesman

Austin, Texas newspaper

Sports TV

ESPN

@espn

ESPN TV (national)

ESPN Sportscenter

@Sportscenter

ESPN’s Sportscenter show (national)

ESPNU

@ESPNU

ESPN’s “U” (universities, national)

ESPN NOW

@ESPN_NOW

(national)

ESPN Plus

@ESPNPlus

ESPN’s PLUS coverage

ESPN FirstTake

@ESPN_FirstTake

(national)

ESPN College Hoops

@ESPN_CollHoops

ESPN (national, college basketball only)

ESPN Big 12

@ESPN_Big12

ESPN (Big 12 sports only)

NFL on FOX

@NFLONFOX

FOX TV’s (national) NFL coverage

FOXSports Headlines

@FOXSportscom

FOX TV (national)

Pardon The Interruption (PTI)

@PTIShow

FOX Sports TV show (national)

Best Damn Sports Show Period

@BestDamn

FOX Sports TV show (national)

CBS Sports

@CBS_Sports

(national)

Sports Illustrated

@SI_24Seven

(national)

FOXSports Southwest

@FSSouthwest

FOX TV (southwest)

FOX Sports Houston

@FSHouston

Houston, Texas FOX TV (local)

Sports Radio

TicketRadio

@TicketRadio

Dallas/FW, Texas 1310 AM radio show

The Ticket (Bob and Dan)

@BobandDan

“The Ticket” radio show on 1310 AM

ESPN Austin

@ESPNAustin

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

Rivals Radio

@RivalsRadio

Rivals scouting service radio show

Other Sports Sites

Yahoo Sports

@Yahoo_Sports

Yahoo!’s sports news (international)

Bleacher Report (Max)

@BleacherReport

Online sports publication/blogs (national)

InsideHoops.com

@InsideHoops

(national)

SB Nation – College

@sbncollege

Online sports blogs (national, collegiate)

Sports Columnists

Bill Simmons

@sportsguy33

ESPN columnist

Rich Eisen

@richeisen

ESPN’s Sportscenter anchor

Linda Cohn

@lindacohn

ESPN’s Sportscenter anchor

Andy Katz

@andykatz22

ESPN sports reporter (college basketball)

Ivan Maisel

@ivan_maisel

ESPN’s sports reporter (college football)

Chris Mortensen

@mortreport

ESPN sports reporter (NFL)

Rachel Nichols

@Rachel_Nichols

ESPN sports reporter

Pat Forde

@espn4d

ESPN sports reporter (college football)

Peter King

@SI_PeterKing

Sports Illustrated columnist

Randy Riggs

@ranriggs

Austin American-Statesman sports writer

John Kelso

@jkelso

Austin American-Statesman columnist

Kirk Bohls

@Kbohls

Austin American-Statesman sports writer (all sports)

Cedric Griffen

@cedgolden

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

Alan Trubow

@aTrubow

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

Suzanne Halliburton

@suzhalliburton

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

Mark Rosner

@Roshoops

Austin American-Statesman sports writer (college basketball)

Rick Cantu

@Rickyprep

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

Lesley McCaslin

@LesleyMcCaslin

News 8 Austin, Texas sports reporter

Mike Berman

@MikeBermanNews8

News 8 Austin, Texas sports reporter

Leila Rahimi

@leilarahimi

KXAN-TV Austin, Texas News sports reporter

Roger Wallace

@rwallacekxan

KXAN-TV Austin, Texas News sports reporter

Jim Knox

@KnoxatFox

FOX-TV Austin, Texas News sports reporter

NCAA Football Man

@NCAAfootballman

Matt Humphrey

Dr. Saturday

@DrSaturday

Matt Hinton, Yahoo! college football writer

Steve Habel

@SteveHabel

Football beat reporter, Horns Illustrated

Trey McLean

@TreyMcLean

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

Clendon Ross

@clendonross

InsideTexas sports writer

Drew Dunlevie

@dunlevie

Barking Carnival sports writer

Geoff Ketchum

@gkketch

OrangeBloods sports writer

Dustin McComas

@Dustin_McComas

OrangeBloods staff writer; UT student

Chip Brown

@ChipBrownOB

OrangeBloods staff writer

Eyes Of TX

@EyesOfTX

Eyes Of TX Blog

National Football League (NFL)

General NFL

NFL

@NFL

Monday Morning QB

@MondayMorningQB

Pro Football Hall of Fame

@ProFootballHOF

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

Roger Goodall

@nflcommish

National Football League (NFL) Commissioner

Dallas Cowboys

DallasMorningNews.com: Dallas Cowboys

@dmn_cowboys

Dallas Morning News’ Dallas Cowboys content

Cowboys Buzztap

@cowboysbuzztap

Cowboys NFL

@CowboysNFL

Dallas Cowboys

@Dallas_Cowboys_

Dallas Cowboys merchandise auctions

Cowboys Fanz Club

@CowboysFanZClub

Cowboys News

@cowboysnews

Dallas Cowboys Shop

@cowboys_shop

Blogging the ‘Boys

@bloggingtheboys

Dallas Cowboys Players/Coaches

Martellus Bennett

@MartyBTV

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

Wade Phillips

@sonofabum

Dallas Cowboys head coach

Houston Texans

Texans Buzztap

@texansbuzztap

Texans NFL

@TexansNFL

Texan Sports

@TexanSports

Houston Texans Players/Coaches

Frank Okam

@thechosenshow

Former UT football player; current Houston Texans player

Major League Baseball (MLB)

Texas Rangers

TX Rangers

@TX_Rangers

A lot of re-Tweets; frequent posts.

Rangers MLB

@RangersMLB

Texas Rangers

@TexasRangers

Rangers Blog

@rangersblog

Rangers Buzztap

@rangersbuzztap

Texas Rangers Peeps

@TEXRangerspeeps

Dallas Morning News: Texas Rangers

@dmn_rangers

Dallas Morning News’ Texas Rangers content

Texas Rangers Players/Coaches

C.J. Wilson

@st8edgeracer

Texas Rangers pitcher

Houston Astros

Astros MLB

@AstrosMLB

Astros Buzztap

@astrosbuzztap

Astros Blog

@astrosblog

Astros Blogger

@astrosblogger

Astros Scores

@AstrosScores

Astros Blast

@AstrosBlast

Astros News

@astros_news

MLB Astros

@MLBAstros

Minor League Baseball

Round Rock Express

@RRExpress

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

National Basketball Association (NBA)

General NBA

NBA

@NBA

Dallas Mavericks

Mavs Buzztap

@mavsbuzztap

Mavs Play-by-Play

@mavsplaybyplay

Dallas Mavericks

@dallasmavs

Mavericks NBA

@MavericksNBA

Dallas Mavericks Players/Coaches

Shawn Marion

@matrix31

Dallas Mavericks player

Josh Howard

@joshhoward5

Dallas Mavericks player

Jason Terry

@jasonterry31

Dallas Mavericks player

Mark Cuban

@mcuban

Dallas Mavericks owner

Houston Rockets

Rockets Buzztap

@rocketsbuzztap

Rockets NBA

@RocketsNBA

Houston Rockets

@OfficialRockets

Red Rowdies

@redrowdies

Houston Rockets Fan Club

Jason Friedman

@RocketsJCF

Houston Rockets staff writer

Houston Rockets Players/Coaches

Aaron Brooks

@thirty2zero

Houston Rockets point guard

Daryl Morey

@dmorey

Houston Rockets general manager

San Antonio Spurs

Spurs Buzztap

@spursbuzztap

Spurs NBA

@SpursNBA

Spurs

@spurs

Oklahoma City Thunder

Oklahoma City Thunder

@OKCThunder

Oklahoma City Thunder Players/Coaches

Kevin Durant

@KevinDurant35

Current Thunder player; former UT men’s basketball player

Minor League Basketball

Austin Toros

@austintoros

Minor league NBA basketball

National Hockey League (NHL)

Dallas Stars

Stars Buzztap

@starsbuzztap

Dallas Stars

@DallasStars

Stars News

@starsnews

Dallas Stars

@NHL_Dal

Dallas Stars Live

@dallasstarslive

Minor League Hockey

Texas Stars

@TexasStars

Dallas Stars minor league affiliate

College Sports

NCAA News

@ncaanews

College Football

@collegefootball

College Sports

@college_sports

NCAA Men’s Basketball

@ncaamen

Big 12 Conference

General Big 12 Conference

Big 12 Network

@Big12Network

Big 12 Conference Network

Big 12 Conference

@Big12Conference

Big 12 Conference

Big 12 Hardball

@Big12Hardball

Big 12 baseball

Baylor Bears

Baylor Athletics

@baylorathletics

Baylor Bears

@baylorbears

Voice of Bears

@VoiceofBears

John Morris, BU sports announcer

Baylor Proud

@baylorproud

Bear Fansites

@bearfansites

Baylor Buzztap

@baylorbuzztap

Baylor – Full Court Press

@BaylorFCP

Baylor Assistant Media Relations Director, Chris Yandle

Baylor Bears Players/Coaches

C.J. Wilson

@CJWilson27

Former Baylor football player, current Carolina Panther

Colorado Buffaloes

CU Buffs

@cubuffs

CU Athletics Department

Colorado Buzztap

@coloradobuzztap

Ralphie Report

@ralphiereport

CU Sports Magazine

@CUSportsMag

Colorado Women’s Volleyball

@CUBuffsVB

Colorado Buffaloes Women’s Volleyball

CU Buffs Hockey

@cubuffshockey

Colorado Buffaloes hockey

CU Buffs Golf

@CUBuffsGolf

Roy Edwards

Colorado Buffaloes Players/Coaches

Dan Hawkins

@CoachHawk

Colorado Buffaloes football coach

Iowa State Cyclones

Go Cyclones

@go_cyclones

Iowa State University News

@iowastateunews

Iowa State Football

@iowastatefb

Iowa St. Buzztap

@iowastbuzztap

Kansas Jayhawks

KU Athletics

@KUAthletics

Kansas Football

@kansasfb

Jayhawks

@jayhawks

KU Sports

@KUsports

Jayhawk Fansites

@jayhawkfansites

Kansas Jayhawks

@kansasjayhawks

Kansas State Wildcats

K-State News

@k_state_news

K-State Sports

@kstatesports

K-State Buzztap

@kstatebuzztap

Missouri Tigers

MU Tigers

@mutigersdotcom

Mizzou

@mizzou

Missouri Buzztap

@missouribuzztap

Mizzou Fansites

@mizzoufansites

Missouri Tigers

@missouritigers

Missouri Tigers Soccer

@MizzouSoccer

Missouri women’s soccer

Missouri Tigers Players/Coaches

Chase Daniel

@ChaseDaniel

Former Missouri QB; current NFL QB

Sean Witherspoon

@SeanWSpoon12

Current Missouri LB

Nebraska Cornhuskers

Husker Nation

@BigRed12

Corn Nation

@CornNation

BigRedNetwork.com

@bigrednetwork

Huskers Illustrated

@HuskerHeadlines

Nebraska Hoops Blog

@NUHoopsblog

Huskers

@huskers

Cornhuskers

@cornhuskers

Nebraska Buzztap

@nebraskabuzztap

Huskers Gameday

@huskersgameday

Huskers Fansites

@huskersfansites

Nebraska Cornhuskers Players/Coaches

Doc Sadler

@Coach_Sadler

Nebraska Cornhuskers men’s basketball coach

oklahoma sooners

OU Daily

@OUDaily

OU student newspaper

Sooner Sports

@SoonerSportscom

Oklahoma Buzztap

@oklahomabuzztap

OU Football

@oufootball

Sooners

@sooners

Sooner Football

@SoonerFootball

Go Sooners

@gosooners

OU Sooners

@UofOklahoma

Sooner Auctions

@soonerauctions

Sooners Fansites

@soonersfansites

oklahoma sooners Players/Coaches

Blake Griffen

@blakegriffen

Former OU men’s basketball player

Sherri Coale

@sherricoale

OU women’s basketball coach

Bob Stoops

@bobstoops

OU football coach

Jeff Capel

@jeffcapel

OU men’s basketball coach

Whitney Hand

@ou_whitneyhand

OU women’s basketball player

Danielle Robinson

@ou_drob

OU women’s basketball player

Tommie Harris

@realdeal91

Former OU football player; current Chicago Bears player

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State News

@okstatenews

Oklahoma State

@OKStatecom

OSU Cowboys

@osucowboys

OSU Athletics

@osuathletics

OK State Alumni

@OKStatealumni

Cowboys Fansites

@cowboyfansites

Texas A&M Aggies

Aggie Athletics

@aggie_athletics

Aggies

@aggies

Texas A&M Buzztap

@texasambuzztap

Aggies Fansites

@aggiesfansites

Go Aggies

@GoAggies

Texas A&M News

@aggielandnews

Texas A&M Athletics

@aggieathletics

Texas A&M Aggies Players/Coaches

Martellus Bennett

@MartyBTV

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

Mike Sherman

@CoachSherman

Texas A&M football coach

Texas Longhorns

University of Texas at Austin

@UTAustin

UT’s official university Twitter account

Burnt Orange Nation

@PB_at_BON

Burnt Orange Nation blog

Bevo Beat

@BevoBeat

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

Barking Carnival

@BarkingCarnival

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

Mack Brown-Texas Football

@MBTexasFootball

The official Mack Brown-Texas football Twitter account

Longhorn Alumni Band

@lhab

Texas Longhorns Alumni Band Twitter feed

Texas Men’s Swimming & Diving

@TexasMSD

UT men’s swimming and diving

Texas Women’s Swimming & Diving

@TexasWSD

UT women’s swimming and diving

Texas Volleyball

@TexasVolleyball

UT women’s volleyball

Texas Soccer

@TexasSoccer

UT women’s soccer

Texas Men’s Track & Field

@TexasMTF

UT men’s track and field

Texas Softball

@TexasSoftball

UT women’s softball

Texas Buzztap

@texasbuzztap

UT_Longhorns

@UT_Longhorns

40 Acre Sports

@40acresports

Frank Erwin Center

@ErwinCenter

UT’s official Frank Erwin Center Twitter feed

TX Longhorns

@txlonghorns

Burnt Orange Beat (Scout.com)

@BurntOrangeBeat

Scout.com’s UT sports Twitter feed

InsideTexas

@InsideTexas

University Co-op (UTexas)

@universitycoop

UT’s official bookstore

The Daily Texan

@thedailytexan

UT student newspaper

The Daily Texan: Sports

@texansports

sports editor, Austin Talbert

Horns Fansites

@hornsfansites

Longhorn Images

@longhornimages

UT Club Soccer

@utclubsoccer

UT men’s club soccer

Texas Longhorn

@texas_longhorn

Longhorn Sports Now

@LonghornsSN

BevoD

@BEVOD

Chris Hardie

Horns Illustrated

@HornsIllus

Horns Illustrated magazine

Bay Area Texas Exes

@SFlonghorns

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

Fort Worth Texas Exes

@FWTexasExes

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

San Diego Texas Exes

@SDHornFans

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

Washington, D.C., Texas Exes

@TexasExesDC

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

Texas Longhorns Players/Coaches

T.J. Ford

@tj_ford

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

Marcus Myers

@marcusmyers

Former UT football player

Martha Richards

@TexasMartha

UT women’s golf coach

Frank Okam

@thechosenshow

Former UT football player; current Houston Texans player

Ahmad Brooks

@ahmadzone

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

Sherrod Harris

@sherrodharris

Current UT back-up quarterback

Kevin Durant

@KevinDurant35

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

Gail Goestenkors

@TexasCoachG

UT women’s basketball coach

Lamarr Houston

@solo_dolo_3s

Current UT football player

Philip Payne

@paynetrain1

Current UT football player

Sergio Kindle

@kingserg2

Current UT football player

Derrick Johnson

@superdj56

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

Ricky Williams

@Ricky_Williams

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

Dexter Pittman

@Big_Pitt

Current UT basketball player

Avery Bradley

@Aabradley11

Current UT basketball player

Royal Ivey

@RoyalTIvey

Former UT basketball player; current Philadelphia 76er

Justin Mason

@Mase24

Current UT basketball player

Jai Lucas

@jailuc10

Current UT basketball player

Gary Johnson

@garyjohnson44

Current UT basketball player

Clint Chapman

@Chap53

Current UT basketball player

Matt Hill

@matthill21

Current UT basketball player

Dan Buckner

@ItzDaNB

Current UT football player

Charlie Tanner

@CharlieT52

Current UT football player

Henry Melton

@HenMel

Former UT football player

Aaron Lewis

@alew95

Former UT football player

Aaron Ross / Sanya Richards

@AaronandSanya

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

Garrett Weber Gale

@G_WeberGale

Former UT and Olympic swimmer

Aaron Peirsol

@aaronpeirsol

Former UT and Olympic swimmer

Texas Tech Red Raiders

Double T Nation

@doubletnation

Tech Athletics

@TechAthletics

Texas Tech Athletics

TTU Red Raiders

@TTURedRaiders

TTU Tickets

@TTUtickets

Texas Tech

@TexasTech

Texas Tech university’s official Twitter account

Texas Tech Buzztap

@ttechbuzztap

Red Raider Sports

@RedRaiderSports

Kate Meriweather

@SidelineKate

Reports on Texas Tech athletics from the sidelines

Texas Tech Red Raiders Players/Coaches

Kristy Curry

@CoachCurry

Texas Tech women’s basketball coach

College Football Bowl Games (primarily Big 12 affiliation)

Fiesta Bowl

@FiestaBowl

In Tempe, Arizona

Cotton Bowl

@ATTCottonBowl

In Dallas, Texas

Alamo Bowl

@ValeroAlamoBowl

In San Antonio, Texas

Insight Bowl

@InsightBowl

In Tempe, Arizona

Texas Bowl

@TexasBowl

In Houston, Texas

Poinsetta Bowl

@PoinsettaBowl

In San Diego, CA

Other Texas College Sports Teams

Rice Owls

Rice Owls

@riceowlsdotcom

Chuck Pool

Southern Methodist Mustangs

SMU Mustangs Players/Coaches

June Jones

@CoachJuneJones

SMU’s football coach

Texas Christian Horned Frogs

TCU

@TCU

Texas State Bobcats

TX State Bobcats

@txstatebobcats

High School

Westlake High School

@WHSChaps

Austin, Texas

Other Sports-related Sites

Lance Armstrong

@lancearmstrong

Professional cyclist

Team Radio Shack

@teamradioshack

Lance Armstrong’s cycling team

LiveStrong CEO

@LIVESTRONGCEO

LiveStrong CEO, Doug Ulman

Texas Open

@txopen

Texas Open Golf Tournament

Texas Motor Speedway

@TXMotorSpeedway

Texas Motor Speedway

Texas Rollergirls

@TXRollergirls

Women’s Roller Derby

USTA Texas

@USTATexas

The U.S. Tennis Association’s Texas affiliate

College World Series 2009

@CWS2009

Official Twitter feed of the 2009 College World Series

Twitter Hashtags

#football

Football

#fball

Football

#bkball

Basketball

#baseball

Baseball

#MLB

Major League Baseball (MLB)

#HOU

Houston, Texas; Houston Astros (MLB)

#NFL

National Football League (NFL)

#NBA

National Basketball Association (NBA)

#NHL

National Hockey League (NHL)

#ncaa

NCAA

#NCAAF

NCAA Football

#CFB

College Football

#ncaab

NCAA Basketball

#cws

College World Series

#Big12

Big 12 Conference

#Texas

Texas (sports or state)

#UT

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

#horns

Texas Longhorns

#longhorns

Texas Longhorns

#boomersooner

Oklahoma Sooners

#OU

Oklahoma Sooners

#okstate

Oklahoma State Cowboys

#Pokes

Oklahoma State Cowboys

#huskers

Nebraska Cornhuskers

#nebraska

Nebraska Cornhuskers

#LNK

Lincoln, Nebraska

#BU

Baylor Bears

#buffs

Colorado Buffaloes

#KU

University of Kansas

#austin

Austin, Texas

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