Friday Longhorn Sports Page

Links to the latest articles on UT sports from around the web.

Football recruiting:

Top offensive line recruit Allen commits to Texas
Austin American-Statesman
Texas picked up a big offensive line recruit Thursday when Tray Allen of South Grand Prairie announced his nonbinding commitment to play for the Longhorns. Full story

Premium StoryAudio: An interview with Tray Allen
Inside Texas
The state's top prospect, OL Tray Allen, talks to Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger about his commitment to The University of Texas. Full story

Premium StoryAudio: An interview with SGP coach David Fisher
Inside Texas
South Grand Prairie Head Coach talks to Inside Texas about top OL prospect Tray Allen and his commitment to play football for UT. Full story

Inside Texas Take-Board
Inside Texas
The Inside Texas Take-Board is typically a feature released in the weekly Inside Scoop, but this week, with today's commitment of Tray Allen, we've decided to take a front page look at where the Horns stand as of today for Signing Day '07. Full story

2006 Texas Football Roster Table
Inside Texas
The Inside Texas roster table that breaks down the 2006 Texas team by position and by class (in an easy to read table format!). The '07 commits are also included in the table so you can get a good idea about the positional situation both this year and going forward. Full story

Baseball:

Hunter's hit lifts Texas in 13th inning
Austin American-Statesman
WACO — The latest installment of the I-35 Series played to a packed house Thursday night at Baylor, and Texas senior Hunter Harris stole the show in a cameo appearance. Harris' single in the 13th inning brought in the winning run, and freshman Austin Wood pitched out of some tight spots as No. 8 Texas overcame shoddy defense to beat the Bears 7-6 in a marathon baseball game that clocked in at 4 hours and 30 minutes. Full story

Longhorns go 13 to trip up Baylor
San Antonio Express-News
WACO — Texas and Baylor played two games in the College World Series last June, and the last meeting was especially thrilling, when the Longhorns eliminated the Bears on a ninth-inning home run in Omaha, Neb. The Big 12 baseball powers picked up where they left off Thursday night at Baylor Ballpark — with the same result. Full story

UT uses extra effort to beat Baylor in 13
Houston Chronicle
WACO - Senior Hunter Harris had watched four-plus hours of riveting baseball from the Texas dugout before he got the chance to contribute to the proceedings. What a contribution it was. Full story

Senior steps up in 13th inning
Daily Texan
Hunter Harris should get quite a welcome home after his performance Thursday. With one out in the top of the 13th inning, the pinch-hitting senior laced an RBI single to right field and gave the Longhorns a 7-6 victory - their first in a split series with Baylor. Full story

UT's McCulloch finally living up to hype
San Antonio Express-News
WACO — A sharp line drive bruised Texas ace Kyle McCulloch's heel in the Longhorns' season opener. Several games later, a bruised ego hurt worse. Full story

Alumni:

NFL will see bright side of Vince Young
Dallas Morning News

Family friend Adams says he's right person to represent Young
Houston Chronicle

Huff has the stuff all D-lines crave
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Other:

Softball: Longhorns' 41-4 start shows off total effort
San Antonio Express-News
Back in 2002, it didn't take much to convince Chez Sievers to leave the softball hotbed of southern California and join the still-fledgling program at Texas. All she needed, really, was a name. "I knew Cat Osterman was here," said Sievers, now a senior middle infielder. "That was good enough for me." Full story

Sooners both rivals, offensive threat
Daily Texan
The Red River rivalry between Texas and Oklahoma, over the past few years, has stretched far beyond the narrow football field. Full story

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