Monday Longhorn Sports Page

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

Alumni:

Young may play sooner than later
Austin American-Statesman
Even though he has yet to reach an agreement on a contract, Vince Young wore a tailored black suit and matching black tie and made his first appearance in Houston as a professional. The next time he returns to his hometown, he may come back as a starting NFL quarterback, ready or not. Full story

A Titans game in Austin?
Austin American-Statesman
Vince Young may not be playing many NFL games in Texas other than the divisional game in Houston, but the owner who drafted him wouldn't mind putting him on exhibit in Austin. Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams, the former owner of the Houston Oilers, drafted the Longhorn quarterback with the third pick in the first round on Saturday and said the Titans could play an exhibition game at Royal-Memorial Stadium when asked about the possibility. Full story

Vince is heir to McNair
Austin American-Statesman
The draft-day rumors circling Vince Young started early Saturday, when the former Texas quarterback first heard that the Dallas Cowboys were thinking about trading up in the first round to land him. That was before he left his hotel room. By the time Young took a seat later in the morning in the greenroom of Radio City Music Hall, his cell phone was ringing again. The rumors turned substantial — on the other end was a representative of the Detroit Lions telling Young the NFL team was seeking a trade to bring him their way. Full story

Titans GM believes Young can 'rewrite position'
San Antonio Express-News

Bud Adams brings Young to Houston
Associated Press

Where did they land?
Daily Texan

Premium StoryThe story behind Wright's slide
Dolphin Digest
Rodrique Wright had heard rumblings about his stock falling heading into the draft, but he never anticipated not being picked until the seventh round. And when the Dolphins finally ended his wait by selecting him 226th overall, he found out what perhaps proved to be the reason for his major fall. Full story

The story behind Wright's slide
Dolphin Digest
Here is what Texas defensive tackle Rodrique Wright had to say after being selected by the Dolphins in the seventh round of the 2006 draft. Full story

Baseball:

Horns, Wood, take second game from Aggies
Austin American-Statesman
COLLEGE STATION — Their Big 12 records are about as similar as filet mignon and hamburger helper, but last-place Texas A&M has given seventh-ranked Texas all it can handle. That said, the Longhorns stand one win from a sweep. Full story

Pitching, timely hitting help lift Longhorns past A&M
Daily Texan

Texas uses bunts to slip past A&M
Bryan/College Station Eagle

Other:

Softball: Big 12 regular season champs
Daily Texan

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman


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