As a die-hard Longhorn myself, I searched high and low to find the best burnt orange goodies your fan probably doesn't already own.

1. Russell Korman Diamond Longhorn Necklace :: This beauty shines nearly as bright as the Tower after a UT win. Exclusively available at Russell Korman, choose between white, yellow or rose gold and a variety of sizes to get just the right match for your fan. Prices range from $1,200-3,800. NOVEL, PERSONAL & LASTING.

2. Needlepoint Wallet :: Smathers & Branson's needlepoint items are sure to please any Texas Ex - items range from belts, koozies and bottle openers to their dapper wallet. Available locally at St. Bernard or find additional teams and hobbies at Smathers & Branson. $115. USEFUL & NOVEL.

3. Bevo Socks :: Stuff those stockings with this wild pair for a true dose of school spirit. Make Bevo AND Hook'em proud. Great for dads, grads and kiddos that have their sights set on the 40 Acres. $14.99. USEFUL & NOVEL.

4. Hunter + Boone Stationery :: Your UT fan can pen the perfect note to friendly rivals on this stately stationery. I love the classic simplicity of the design and of course, don't forget to personalize with your giftee's name or a good ole' "Hook'em Horns." $29 + free shipping. USEFUL & PERSONAL.

5. Kendra Scott Elora earrings in Goldstone :: A fun twist on the classic Kendra earring with the perfect amount of burnt orange sparkle. The Goldstone gem option makes for an instant fan fave. $70. NOVEL.

6. Vineyard Vines Longhorn T :: A good mix of trendy and traditional in this navy t-shirt. Also available in white and burnt orange. $42. NOVEL & USEFUL.

7. Game Day Tickets :: The holidays are the perfect time to spend time with family enjoying the experience of collegiate sports. Men's and women's basketball have plenty of shoot outs in December and January or be ahead of the game for baseball in February. Prices vary. EXPERIENCE.

8. Yeti Mug :: You can never go wrong with a Yeti and especially one in their newest color, CLAY, better described as burnt orange. Order directly from the Yeti website and add etched personalization for $5 more. $24.99, or $29.99 with personalization. NOVEL, USEFUL & PERSONAL.

Alright, alright, alright, it's time to get shopping. I'm cheering you on from the bleachers, ok it's the couch. Go get'em!

GIFT like ya mean it,