Monday 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:

Young passes inspection
The Tennessean
As team's top draft pick learns system, playbook, Titans like what they see

Baseball:

Padres Prospect Interview: Seth Johnston
Inside Texas
FORT WAYNE - Part one of five All-Stars in five days - Wizards' second baseman/third baseman Seth Johnston, 23, is not only one of the more versatile players in the Padres' system playing shortstop last year for the Eugene Emeralds and second and third base this year in Fort Wayne, but also a player whose offensive statistics go up an down more than a fat kid on a seesaw.

Track & Field:

Robison takes fourth place in shot put at USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
TexasSports.com
University of Texas senior Brian Robison (Splendora, Texas) topped his school record, as well as a familiar nemesis, to place fourth in the shot put Friday at the 2006 AT&T USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the Carroll Track and Soccer Stadium.

Texas star sizzles in women's 400
Dallas Morning News
UT standout Sanya Richards blew away the field to win the women's 400 in a world-leading 49.27 seconds at the U.S. track and field championships on Saturday. The 21-year-old runner, aiming for Valerie Brisco's American record of 48.83, has the three fastest times in the world this year.

Carter takes fifth in shot put at USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships
TexasSports.com
University of Texas junior Michelle Carter (Ovilla, Texas) placed fifth in the shot put Sunday at the 2006 AT&T USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Carroll Stadium.

Swimming & Diving:

Reese named USOC National Coach of the Year
TexasSports.com
Texas men's swimming and diving head coach Eddie Reese, who coached seven swimmers that accounted for nine U.S. medals (eight gold and one silver) at the 2005 World Championships, was named the 2005 United States Olympic Committee (USOC) National Coach of the Year. Reese received the award at the USOC Night of Champions event in La Jolla, Calif.


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