Thursday Longhorn Sports Pages

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:

Horns Lead The Southwest Region
Inside Texas
This year early commitments are becoming the rule, not the exception, in the Southwest region. Already, 46 of the June Southwest Hot 100 are already committed, including 19 to the national champion Texas Longhorns.

RB Whitaker is Bigger, Faster
Inside Texas
Foswhitt Whitaker is considered one of the top ball-carriers in what is widely regarded as a vintage year for Lone Star state RBs. He now weighs-in at 187 and recorded his best time to date when attending the Texas football Mini-Camp earlier this month.

Football:

Bears won't redo Vasher's contract
Chicago Sun-Times
The Bears' refusal to discuss a new contract with Nathan Vasher has driven the Pro Bowl cornerback away.

Basketball:

UT's Gibson expected to make decision soon
Dallas Morning News
Guard Daniel Gibson could decide this weekend if he will return to Texas or declare for the upcoming NBA draft, his father said.

Texas sets games against powers Gonzaga, LSU and Arkansas
Austin American-Statesman
Coach Rick Barnes' young Longhorns team will get a taste of big-time basketball early in the season, according to a non-conference schedule that is still taking shape.

Baseball:

Longhorns' Kainer needs kidney transplant
Austin American-Statesman
University of Texas baseball player Carson Kainer is in need of a kidney transplant.

Longhorns' Stubbs signs with Reds
Austin American-Statesman
Outfielder receives $2 million signing bonus


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