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Stay up to date on all things Burnt Orange with a daily stop at IT's Longhorn Sports Page, with links to the latest news and opinion articles on UT football, basketball, baseball, recruiting and other sports from around the web.

Football recruiting:

Premium StoryArkansas TE Pianalto in Horn Heaven
Inside Texas
Four-Star TE Zack Pianalto spent the better part of last week at Texas' high school Football Camp and got acquainted with most of his future Longhorn teammates. The Springdale, Arkansas commit has also become familiar with how Razorbacks fans feel about his crossing state lines to play for the hated Longhorns.

Football:

Griffin Named to Nagurski 'Watch List'
Inside Texas
Texas safety Michael Griffin has been named to the 2006 Bronko Nagurski Trophy watch list, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) has announced. The award, which Longhorn LB Derrick Johnson claimed in 2004, honors the best defensive player in college football.

Inside Texas Blog: Who's No. 1?
Inside Texas
Hope springs enternal in college football, because there's always next year. In the Inside Texas Blog, Ross Lucksinger hashes out the classic debate (especially for this time of year): Who's the No. 1 team in the country?

Track and field:

Joy, then frustration for Walker
Austin American-Statesman
UT hurdler appears to win, then has first-place finish stripped away, costing her team dearly.

Longhorn falls short in decathlon title defense
Dallas Morning News
Texas senior Trey Hardee failed to defend his decathlon title at the NCAA track and field championships Thursday when he was unable to clear a height in the pole vault, one of his best events.

Baseball:

$21 million renovation of Disch-Falk Field gets started Austin American-Statesman


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