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:

COMMENTARY: KIRK BOHLS - Snead is ready when needed
Austin American-Statesman
Emergency service at K-State shows backup's talent and need to give him more playing time.

Taylor receives 60 days jail time for drug charge
Austin American-Statesman
Former Longhorns running back's sentence came as part of a plea deal he made two months ago.

COMMENTARY: CEDRIC GOLDEN - Before you check the comics...
Austin American-Statesman
Texas coach Mack Brown doesn't like to talk about injuries, but he delivered this gem to the Austin Longhorn Club on Thursday. Mack said embattled cornerback Aaron Ross has suffered from back spasms this season.

Boise State poised to crash Fiesta
Austin American-Statesman
Only two games stand between Broncos and Big 12 champs

QB McCoy misses whole week of practice
Dallas Morning News
Redshirt freshman quarterback Colt McCoy sat out of practice all this week while recovering from pinched nerves in his neck and shoulder, his father, Brad, said Thursday.

Young guns at QB aren't shooting blanks anymore
Fort Worth Star Telegram
It's trivia time, Big 12 football lovers. And the answers to this pop quiz say a lot about the bright future of this conference.

Darnell Has Roots in Austin
San Antonio Express-News
Dana X. Bible, legendary former coach of Texas and Texas A&M, likely would smile at Gary Darnell's football philosophy. Because it's as old-fashioned and straight ahead as leather helmets.

Longhorns Mailbag: Longhorns' problem? A triple-H
San Antonio Express-News

Recruiting:

Early Offer for Alfred Dupree
Inside Texas
Skyline High School in Dallas has one of the most star-studded defensive units in the entire state of Texas. Junior defensive end Alfred Dupree brings a mean streak to the football field and plays the game with extreme aggression. Dupree has already picked up an offer from one of the most prestigious programs in the Big 12.

Babbitt Has Final Five
Bucknuts.com
Reno (Nev.) Galena forward Luke Babbitt has had the nation's top programs after him for quite some time.

Hoops:

Texas Falls to Michigan State
InsideTexas.com
Michigan State G Drew Neitzel's layup with three seconds remaining lifted the Spartans past No. 19 Texas Thursday in the semifinals of the 2K Sports Hoops College Classic at Madison Square Garden, 63-61.

Spartans clip Longhorns in final seconds
Austin American-Statesman
Texas to take on St. John's in tourney's consolation game after 63-61 loss to Michigan State.

No. 19 UT men fall to Michigan State
Dallas Morning News
Part of growing up is leaving home.

Michigan State surprises Texas
Houston Chronicle
No. 19 Longhorns will play St. John's in consolation game

Men's basketball: Spartans sink Horns on late drive to basket
San Antonio Express-News
In a game that saw 43 3-pointers launched, it came down to a drive by one of the few upperclassmen on the floor.

Alumni

Griffin Pleased With Performance
VikingsUpdate.com
Cornerback Cedric Griffin was pleased with his first full-time defensive duty against the Green Bay Packers, but his role could be diminished again as Fred Smoot returns.

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