Of course, we all know there are more than 50 Reasons Why Being a Longhorn is AWESOME, but this is a damn good start. So, crank up your speakers and play The Eyes of Texas before you scroll down.
50. Because we live in Austin, Texas
49. Because the 40 Acres is a beautiful campus
48. Because you can study in this library
47. Because spotting this little fellow before a test is good luck
46. Because Chaps > Overalls
45. Because Hook ‘em!
44. Because we’ve got a presidential library
43. And, we’ve got a Tower!
42. And it lights up on special occasions
41. Because 50 Cent is a fan
40. As is Jennifer Love Hewitt
39. And, Matthew McConaughey goes to almost every game
38. And sometimes Natalie Portman shows up too
37. Presidents love us
36. Especially at their inaugurations
35. Presidents are even there for our National Championships
34. Speaking of National Championships…
33. We’ve won 4 of them in football (1963, 1969, 1970, 2005)
32. 3 in volleyball (1981, 1988, 2012)
31. 6 in baseball (1949, 1950, 1975, 1983, 2002, 2005)
30. And, a ton more. 50 total to be exact.
29. Our athletes go to the Olympics
28. And win!
27. Because that’s what we do. Even in the most crucial moments.
26. So, we sing Texas Fight!
25. For it’s Texas that we love best.
24. And, we give ‘em hell. And, give ‘em hell.
23. Because OU sucks!
22. Just ask Snoop Dogg
21. Or Hank & Bobby
20. Or, Bill Clinton
19. Because Kerbey Queso in the middle of the night is pretty damn amazing…
18. And, so is startin’ off the next morning with some breakfast tacos…
17. And finishing it with a Mexican Martini
16. Because you show people your happy fuuuhhhace
15. Especially that pretty Texas smile
14. Because the only real struggle is tryin’ to figure out which boots to wear on game day
13. So that you can tailgate all day, err day
12. While listenin’ to a lil George Strait (because he bleeds burnt orange, too)
11. Because Bevo could probably kick any other school’s mascot’s ass…
10. And because our cheerleaders are purdy…
9. And OU’s suck
8. And, because bleedin’ burnt orange is something that’s gone on for generations
7. Because if God ain’t a Longhorn, then why are sunsets burnt orange?
6. Because wearin’ white Wranglers on game day is bad ass…
5. Because we’ve got PRIDE!
4. Right, Mack?
3. So, get your Horns up!
2. Go on, GET YOUR HORNS UP!
1. Because WE’RE TEXAS!!!!