Closing Shot: Hook ’Em Horns

The launch of Longhorn Network 10 years ago at Texas laid the foundation and future building blocks at ESPN for the creation of the SEC and ACC networks to come.

By John Ourand
Longhorn Network launched on Aug. 26, 2011. Anchor Lowell Galindo (left) and Kevin Dunn are shown on the set of Longhorn’s version of “GameDay” on the Austin campus. Joe Faraoni / ESPN When the Big Ten Network launched in 2007, it was widely believed that it would create the blueprint fo...

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