Tuesday Longhorn Sports Page

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

Baseball:

Danks out with broken ankle
Austin American-Statesman
Texas freshman outfielder Jordan Danks will undergo surgery today on the fractured right ankle that he suffered in Saturday's win over Baylor. Danks will have metal pins inserted into his ankle as part of the surgical procedure. He will miss a minimum of six weeks. Full story

Preview: Texas at UTSA
Austin American-Statesman

Texas aces struggling to overcome 'dead arm' period
Daily Texan
When the No. 5 Texas baseball team heads southwest down Interstate Highway 35 to take on the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners, they're going to have to overcome their "dead arms." Full story

Alumni:

Cowboys consider trade up for safety
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
IRVING -- When former Irving Nimitz star Michael Huff headed off to Texas five years ago, he was a questionable football prospect. Known mostly as a "skinny track guy" by his own admission, Huff blossomed into the best defensive back in college football while helping lead the Longhorns to the national championship as a senior in 2005. Now, he is set to potentially come home in the NFL Draft on April 29. Full story

Young positive he can wing it in NFL
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Funky. That's the word one NFL scout used to describe the throwing motion of University of Texas quarterback Vince Young. Funky? That's passable when talking about the way someone dances, dresses or even smells. But when you're a quarterback hoping to be among the top three picks in next weekend's NFL draft, having someone dissect your delivery and produce that word could be taken as the ultimate insult. Full story

Ex-Texas star Young visits Vikings
Associated Press

Other:

Texas' 5-step program for increased offense
Daily Texan
At the end of the 2005 Women's College World Series, after a heartbreaking 3-0 loss to UCLA, Texas softball head coach Connie Clark knew that changes needed to be made with the Longhorns. The first priority for Clark last summer was to hire a hitting guru to help supplement Texas' already puissant pitching. Full story

Men's Athletics Department honors student-athletes for achievement off the field
TexasSports.com

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman


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