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MyForce Partners with Texas Athletics to Provide Protection for Longhorns Nationwide with One-Of-A-Kind Safety Application...

Austin, Texas (PRWEB) March 19, 2015 Student-athletes at The University of Texas soon will have the ability to access mobile security anywhere in the United States, 24/7/365, thanks to Texas Athletics’ approval of a recent agreement with MyForce. MyForce is a reliable personal security service delivered through an easy-to-use Smartphone App and a top-rated monitoring/alert center with live agents. MyForce provides users with personal security on demand through the one device they always carry with them– their Smartphone. Working across all carrier networks, MyForce arms users against real or perceived danger with the touch of a button and provides nationwide coverage, including Hawaii and Puerto Rico, as well as Canada. The agreement was brokered and will be managed by IMG College, Texas Athletics’ multimedia rights and sponsorship sales vendor. This unique opportunity and relationship allows UT students, faculty and staff, alumni and fans around the country to be connected under an umbrella of safety. “We are pleased to provide this safety application to Texas’ men and women student-athletes,” said Texas Women’s Athletics Director Chris Plonsky, who supervises employees in student services and sports medicine. “Nothing supersedes safety, health and well-being as our first priorities for our more than 500 student-athletes. MyForce has a unique communications platform that expedites notification should unsettling situations present from a security perspective.” The service will be coordinated within Texas Athletics by personnel in student services/academics and compliance/risk management services. ...

What a Year for Razorback Athletics

What a Year for Razorback Athletics The Hogs took back the Golden Boot in a shutout victory over Louisiana State University, shut out a top-10 Ole Miss team the very next week and dominated their old rivals, the Texas Longhorns, in the Texas Bowl to end the season. … The men's team … Read more on The Arkanas Traveller Charlie Strong comfortable being face of Texas program, motivated for 'new … "I know that label is out there, but I do everything I'm asked to do, with the Longhorn Network and anybody else. It's not going to swallow … It just so happened to coincide with Louisville playing in the NCAA men's basketball tournament. "Nobody in … Read more on ESPN (blog) Football in Dubai? Texas explores athletic opportunities abroad Texas' men's basketball team is scheduled to play the 2015-16 season opener against Washington in China. Patterson … at Texas. According to the Statesman, Ricky Brown works for the Longhorn Foundation, and Thomas is an analyst on Longhorn Network. Read more on...

Texas Athletics announces 2014 Men's Hall of Honor Class...

Texas Athletics announces 2014 Men's Hall of Honor Class A starter in 47 of 54 games, as a Longhorn, including the final 38 of his career, he became the first defensive lineman in school history to lead the team in tackles in back-to-back seasons after posting 101 as a junior and 78 as a senior. The 19th … Read more on TexasSports.com Murray fallout, Longhorn WR drought, Horns in Super Bowl Murray deciding to stick with Texas A&M is a letdown for Longhorn fans who long for a competent quarterback the way drought-stricken parts of the state yearn for rain. Murray represented a chance for Texas to land a quarterback that could help the … Read more on...

Marian Dozier donates significant gift to Texas Athletics...

Marian Dozier donates significant gift to Texas Athletics Funds are to be distributed to name the Men's and Women's Basketball offices in honor of the Dozier family, and the Texas Football and Baseball press boxes in honor of family friend and former Texas Athletics employee Bill Little. Additionally, a … Read more on TexasSports.com Texas coaches Rick Barnes, Augie Garrido receive contract extensions Mar 22, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Texas Longhorns head coach Rick Barnes in the first half of a men's college basketball game against the Michigan Wolverines during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory … Read more on Dallas Morning News (blog) Predicting the Best 3-Point Shooting Big Men in College Basketball for 2014-15 In college basketball, having a big man who has the ability to drain a three-pointer might be the most precious commodity there is. By being able to drain the long shot as well as produce in the paint, these unique players become a matchup nightmare … Read more on Bleacher...