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Ulatoski Earns Start at RT
It will be nearly two weeks before Texas releases a depth chart, but RS-freshman Adam Ulatoski would start at RT if the season began today, coach Mack Brown told Inside Texas Tuesday. Brown also mentioned other key personnel decisions as August Camp hits the half-way point.

Quick Hits: Notes From Longhorn Practice
Inside Texas' Bill Frisbie checks in from Longhorn camp with more news on the various position battles.

Audio: An interview with Brian Robison
Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger talks with senior Longhorn defensive end Brian Robison about the upcoming season.

Longhorn linebacker never stops hitting
Austin American-Statesman
By all accounts, Robert Killebrew is a real sweetheart of a guy. A Boy Scout in football clothing. A good Samaritan. A mentor to his mom's elementary kids at Smith Academy in Houston. A frequent visitor to the Children's Hospital. A regular on the AD's honor roll. Kind to pets. Flosses after meals. You get the picture. We present these accolades as something of a disclaimer because as a football player, the Texas strongside linebacker is about as warm and congenial as a Dixie Chicks photo shoot in the Oval Office.

Melton staying at tailback
Austin American-Statesman
Sophomore Henry Melton split his time between defensive end and tailback during the spring, but it appears he will be a full-time tailback this fall.

UT's answer to top-ranked Buckeyes? Big Earl.
Austin American-Statesman
When the No. 1-ranked Ohio State football team comes to town Sept. 9, the University of Texas plans to trot out a nine-foot, 1,500-pound Earl Campbell.

UT's McCoy early leader in QB battle
Dallas Morning News
Texas football coach Mack Brown said Tuesday that Colt McCoy is getting all the work with the first-team offense, while Jevan Snead is getting all the work with the second team.

McCoy leading race for UT quarterback job
San Antonio Express-News
If the season started today, Colt McCoy would be Texas' starting quarterback, coach Mack Brown said Tuesday.

Texas' repeat hopes didn't end when Young left
It's a trendy notion to say Texas will take a major step backward without Young behind center. It's a popular opinion that the Longhorns have no realistic shot to contend for a repeat national championship without their star player. It's also way off base to suggest the Longhorns will disappear from the elite ranks.

Ohio State's questions limited to defense
Associated Press

Football recruiting:

Adren Dorsey: 2008 DT likes a Pac-10 school
John Tyler defensive tackle Adren Dorsey could be one of the top prospects in the state of Texas for the class of 2008. He has spent most of his career playing on the defensive line. However, Dorsey is excited about receiving the opportunity to play tight end during his junior season. One of the big schools in Texas is already paying him a lot of attention.


Titans' Young finds that Texas fans are everywhere
Associated Press
Texas fans have been prominent during the Tennessee Titans' training camp, first in Clarksville and now in Nashville. Young has noticed.


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