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2005 Flashback: Texas 66, Kansas 14
With 52 points before the break, the balanced Texas offense emphatically answered the question of whether it would have trouble with a statistically stout Kansas defense. The win clinched the Big 12 South title, the Horns' first since 2001, and left UT one win -- in College Station -- away from an undefeated regular season.

Media poll picks Oklahoma over Texas
Austin American-Statesman
Well, that didn't last long. The national champion Longhorns, winners of 20 in a row, have suddenly been cast in the role of underdogs, thanks to a Big 12 Conference football media poll released Thursday.

Big 12 media preseason poll: OU, UT 1-2 in South
Dallas Morning News
The defending national champions are picked to be the second-best team in the Big 12 South. Texas, which enters the season with a 20-game winning streak, finished behind Oklahoma in the Big 12 preseason football media poll released Thursday.

OU tops UT in preseason poll
Fort Worth Star-Telegram


A hero's welcome
Hickory Record
HICKORY -- Rick Barnes guided the University of Texas Longhorns men's basketball team to the Final Four in 2003. He enjoys a national reputation as a coach and recruiter. But Barnes can't resist the call of his hometown.


Trio of former Longhorns on leaderboard of B.C. Open
Associated Press
VERONA, N.Y. — Mark Brooks leads the B.C. Open, shooting a 7-under-par 65 in the first round on Thursday to lead a group of former Texas Longhorns at the top of the leaderboard.


Women's Basketball signee Kristen Nash to play in Texas-Oklahoma all-star game
University of Texas women's basketball signee Kristen Nash (Plano, Texas/Plano West) will wrap up her prep career this weekend by participating in the Texas-Oklahoma All-Star Game in Lubbock.

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