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Future Horns Offer Sneak Preview
The South team was victorious in the annual THSCA All-Star Game, 30-20, as ten future Longhorns played under the lights at Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium Tuesday night.

THSCA All-Star Football Game: Player Analysis
Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger gives his breakdown of the performance by each of the ten future Longhorns who played in Tuesday night's THSCA All-Star Football Game.

Audio: Interviews with Future Longhorns
Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger had a chance to talk to future Longhorn players after the THSCA All-Star Game. Click the links below for interviews with RB Antwan Cobb, K Hunter Lawrence, CB Ken Beasley and FS Robert Joseph.

Position Preview: Defensive Tackles
With the departure of Larry Dibbles and All-American Rod Wright, Texas will be challenged to step up at the defensive tackle position. But, it's a challenge the Longhorns will likely meet, as they return their starting nose tackle from last season and one of the most talented defensive linemen ever to put on the burnt orange, Frank Okam.

South wins THSCA All-Star game, 30-20
Associated Press
The Texas Longhorn coaches weren't allowed to be in attendance Tuesday at the 72nd annual Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star Game due to NCAA rules. And that might have been a good thing for many of the future Longhorns. It wasn't an impressive performance.

Buckeyes' hurdle is early in Austin
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
CHICAGO -- Summer's heat has the Windy City gasping. Temperatures have hovered around triple digits. For Ohio State coach Jim Tressel, the bake oven is good preparation.

Brown looks forward after championship
Temple Daily Telegram
For Texas football coach Mack Brown these days, the food tastes a little sweeter, the breeze feels a little cooler and the smiles last a little longer. It comes with the territory as the coach of the defending national champion.

Football recruiting:

Barksdale Says Texas Is His Number One
In the ongoing saga which has become the recruiting process on the Internet of Joseph Barksdale, more people have more things to say about what Barksdale has actually said. So the top defensive tackle prospect in the nation out of Cass Tech High School took some time to put his own words about his own situation on the record.

'07 Unwrapped: Sam Acho
It looked like a quiet summer for Cardinal recruiting in the Lone Star State, until the tale of Sam Acho emerged in recent weeks. The defensive end/tight end from St. Mark's School of Texas is one of the hot stories in 2007 recruiting, including pursuit by both participants from last year's National Championship game. A school on his visit calendar this week, however, is Stanford...


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