If you follow college football, then you know that the Texas Longhorns are a perennial powerhouse. They have won several national championships, most recently in 2005-06. The football program is constantly recognized as one of the best in the country. This success has inspired a rabid fan base. In fact, more Longhorns merchandise is purchased each year than for any other team. Texas Longhorns championship rings are growing in popularity as fans look for something different to collect or a conversation piece for their den or office.
There are a number of high quality reproductions of Texas title rings that can be had for an affordable prices. They look identical to the original in many cases but can usually be purchased for under $75. Higher quality replica rings, such as the Palmer version, will cost about double that. If you are looking for an authentic ring given to a player or staff member, you may have to keep an eye out. These rings rarely come up for auction, and when they do, they are much more expensive. Often, rings from other Longhorn sports will make their way into the market.
As a example of the prices you should expect, the reproductions range from just under twenty dollars for a ring with synthetic stones, up to several thousand for a ring that includes precious metals and gemstones. On the high end of the scale, you can expect the ring to include real diamonds and gold. The ring is a beautiful piece, made of the number one surrounded by rings of glittering stones. Even if you cannot wear a jersey to work, this ring still allows you to show off your school spirit.
The 2005 season was a very successful season for the Longhorns. They finished 13-0, and the team has been consistently ranked as one of the best ever in college football. Led by quarterback Vince Young, the Longhorns broke the NCAA record for points scored in a season with 652 points. This record has since been eclipsed, but was a staggering 50.1 points per game. Of course 2006 is not the only year of interest if you are looking for Texas Longhorns championship rings. The program owns four NCAA football championships n addition to numerous conference championships throughout their long history.