Friday Longhorn Sports Page

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:

Chizik Checks In
InsideTexas.com
Inside Texas caught up with Co-Defensive Coordinator Gene Chizik (briefly) as coaches shuttled between team meetings and two-a-days.

Texas' kickers up in the air
Austin American-Statesman
IF MACK BROWN HAS HIS WAY — and he usually does because he's the boss — Greg Johnson will not pull triple duty this season.

Less is better for Jones
Austin American-Statesman
Junior receiver Nate Jones carried around 212 pounds on his 6-foot-2-inch frame last season and was never comfortable with the added bulk. He shed about 20 pounds during the spring and believes his numbers will be better than the nine catches for 167 yards he posted in 2005.

UT coordinator pleased by Griffin's progress
Dallas Morning News

Griffin brothers have opponents seeing double
News 8 Austin
They've played together all their lives. But for the first time since high school Michael and Marcus Griffin will start in the same backfield, after Marcus was named the Longhorns starting strong safety.

Football recruiting:

OU-Texas battle shaping up for Dallas safety?
InsideTexas.com

Baseball:

Throwing strikes
Victoria Advocate
Randy Boone admits to giving his opinion of an umpire's call from the Coppell dugout during last week's Texas Collegiate League Tris Speaker Division championship series game at McKinney. But Boone wasn't the only Coppell player voicing his thoughts and has no idea why he was singled out for ejection in what turned out to be one of the most bizarre games he's ever played.

Other:

Inside Texas Blog Archive
Inside Texas

Inside Scoop
Inside Texas

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News


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