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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:

PRESEASON COMPOSITE RANKINGS
Montgomery Advertiser
Rankings compiled by awarding points based on preseason polls in Athlon, Street & Smith's, Lindy's, Phil Steele's and The Sporting News' 2006 college football previews.

Baseball:

Pitching coach Holliday leaves for N.C. State
Austin American-Statesman
University of Texas pitching coach Tom Holliday has accepted the position of associate head coach and recruiting coordinator at North Carolina State University.

Longhorn pitching coach leaves for North Carolina State
Daily Texan
Former Longhorn pitching coach Tom Holliday has accepted a position as associate head coach and recruiting coordinator at North Carolina State, ending his three-year career at Texas.

Yoakum's Boone to compete in collegiate all-star game
Victoria Advocate
Yoakum's Randy Boone has been selected to participate in the Texas Collegiate League's All-Star baseball game set for Monday at Roger Williams Ballpark in Weatherford.

Alumni:

Young still hot topic
Tennessean
Sooner or later, Titans rookie quarterback Vince Young will get his. Everyone does, former NFL star linebacker Hugh Green said. And how Young responds to it — "the Welcome to the NFL moment'' — will be interesting to watch.

On reflection, Priest's career more complete
San Antonio Express-News
Priest Holmes doesn't talk to his old teammate much. But more and more these days, there are moments when Ricky Williams is on his mind. A decade ago, who'd have thought they'd end up like this?

Street takes entrance notes
Oakland Tribune
Huston Street took mental notes last week in San Diego at the "event" that is Trevor Hoffman entering a game. Hoffman has 459 saves in his career and his "Hells Bells" entrance from AC/DC is the undisputed best in the game. Street's entrance remains a work in progress.

Other:

Softball: Justin Northwest softball star commits to UT
Dallas Morning News
Justin Northwest star Brittany Barnhill wishes she could have played softball with pitcher Cat Osterman at Texas. Barnhill will settle for helping replace Osterman at UT.

Softball: Northwest's Barnhill picks Longhorns
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Brittany Barnhill, who led Northwest to consecutive appearances in the Class 4A state softball tournament, has orally committed to Texas, choosing the Longhorns on Friday over Tennessee and Baylor.

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