Thursday Longhorn Sports Page

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

Alumni:

Young gives draft day jersey to fan
Associated Press
New Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young didn't hold onto his draft day jersey for long. He's passed it on to a 12-year-old fan with Hodgkin's Disease. Young responded Wednesday to a request from Houston Texans linebacker coach Johnny Holland to visit with Archie Taylor Jr. Archie was diagnosed with the lymphatic cancer in December. Young, who led the Longhorns to a win over Southern California in January's national championship game, autographed the jersey and called the meeting a "blessing." Full story

Football recruiting:

Premium StoryJohn Clay: 'Horns Interested
Inside Texas
Racine (Wis.) running back John Clay (6-2, 220, 4.45) has added Ohio State and Illinois to his list of offers, which include Nebraska, Wisconsin and Mississippi. The Scout.com five-star running back said that Texas has been showing him a lot of attention lately too. Full story

Hoops recruiting:

Former OU basketball recruit now considering Texas
Austin American-Statesman
Damion James, a highly regarded high school basketball player from Nacogdoches who signed with Oklahoma last November, has been released by the Sooners from his letter-of-intent. Full story (See Inside Texas' story on this a week ago by clicking here)

Baseball:

Preview: Kansas at Texas
Austin American-Statesman

Other:

UT regents get free football tickets
Associated Press

Men's track: UT's Boles sprinting toward military future, track success
Austin American-Statesman
Quincy Boles says it was his decision. He was the one who wanted to lead off the 400-meter relay for the Texas men's track team. Full story

Softball: Texas' own Little General
Daily Texan
Every team has a cornerstone. Someone who lays the foundation behind the scenes. Someone who has the spirit that defines the collective unit. Someone who wants to make their teammates better without taking credit. That someone for the Texas softball team is senior second baseman Chez Sievers. Full story

Softball: Longhorns don't let down guard after clinching Big 12
Daily Texan

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