Monday Longhorn Sports Page

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

Baseball:

Huskers Shut Out Horns, Take Big 12 Lead
Inside Texas
Simple fact of the matter is that, right now, No. 3 Nebraska is a better ballclub than No. 5 Texas. Entering the weekend series, the Huskers were the better hitting team, the better fielding team and have a couple of all-conference pitchers on their staff. The visitors put it all together with a 6-0 shutout Sunday at Disch-Falk Field to take two-of-three from the Longhorns. Full story

Huskers humble Texas
Austin American-Statesman
The only thing quieter than the fans at Disch-Falk on Sunday afternoon were the muted Texas Longhorn bats. And thanks to Johnny Dorn, the noise being made atop the Big 12 standings is coming from one hour southwest of Omaha. Full story

Nebraska steps forward in Big 12 baseball
Austin American-Statesman
First place was nice while it lasted. Now after arguably its worst performance of the college baseball season, let's see if second-place Texas suffers any lasting effects. Full story

Nebraska shuts down Horns
San Antonio Express-News

Huskers win series 2-1
Daily Texan
Offensive production is arguably Texas' strong point this season. The Longhorns went into Sunday's game with 24 home runs in their last 14 games and posted double-digits in the hits column 23 times this season. But No. 5 Texas (28-15, 13-4 Big 12) only managed five hits off of Nebraska's starter Johnny Dorn on Sunday as the No. 4 Cornhuskers (32-6, 12-3 Big 12) capped off a 2-1 series win over the Longhorns with a 6-0 shutout. Full story

Weekend series home to championship-caliber ball
Daily Texan

Huskers shut out Texas, take series
Lincoln Journal Star

Football:

Spring recap: Texas
Houston Chronicle

National title coach speaks at the El Paso Football Clinic
El Paso Times
University of Texas defensive ends coach Oscar Giles spoke to a group of about 300 Saturday at the El Paso Football Clinic... Giles, who helped lead the Longhorns to their fourth national football title in January, was the final speaker of a two-day coaching school that touched on a little bit of everything -- offense, defense, special teams, and even middle schools. Full story

Alumni:

Young signs multimillion-dollar endorsement deal
Austin American-Statesman
Vince Young won't know his professional football destination for another six days, but on Saturday the former Texas quarterback was the beneficiary of a lucrative financial perk reserved only for the most popular players in the NFL draft. He signed his first multimillion-dollar endorsement deal. Full story

NFL experts say teams should adapt to Young
San Antonio Express-News
Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden calls Vince Young "The Freak." While no one in the NFL disputes Gruden's assessment of the Texas quarterback, at least one general manager predicts The Freak may someday become The Norm. "I believe in 10 years, you will see a lot more Vince Youngs and Michael Vicks in our game," Atlanta Falcons general manager Rich McKay said. Full story

Young is just eager to play again
San Antonio Express-News

Leinart-Young: Pick 'Em
Hartford Courant
Quarterbacks Matt Leinart and Vince Young are at it again. First there was the Rose Bowl, where Young, the multitalented quarterback from Texas, led the Longhorns to the national title over Leinart's USC Trojans, winning game MVP honors. Saturday, it will be the NFL draft, where league personnel say Leinart will come out on top of Young and Vanderbilt's Jay Cutler because of Leinart's knowledge of the pro-style offense, winning record in college and leadership skills. Full story

Other:

Softball: Kansas deals Texas road loss
Daily Texan

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman


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