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Longhorns' duo wants to exit in style
San Antonio Express-News
Before each snap, Texas defensive end Tim Crowder has only one thing on his mind — how he wants so badly to beat the guy across from him. "Sometimes," Crowder concedes, "I almost forget about the tackle in front of me." The guy across from Crowder is not across the line of scrimmage but across the field. He is fellow Longhorns senior defensive end Brian Robison, and Robison shares the sentiment.

Alamo Bowl Notebook: Brown pleased with ticket sales
San Antonio Express-News
Alamo Bowl officials aren't the only ones beaming about the brisk sellout of this year's game. Texas coach Mack Brown is, too. After the Longhorns closed the season with back-to-back losses, there was some question as to how UT fans might react to falling out of Bowl Championship Series consideration and into the Alamo Bowl. They reacted by helping to gobble up all the tickets — 65,000 of them — in six days, a new Alamo Bowl record.


Kendall Wright: Names Top Four
Pittsburg junior Kendall Wright is one of the most versatile athletes in the state of Texas. Schools all over the country have already noticed his ability on the football field. He ran down a list of his top four schools.


Ex-rival gives UT schedule a boost
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
To longtime Texas basketball fans, mention of the Arkansas Razorbacks recalls old times. Abe Lemons and Eddie Sutton going jaw to jaw 25 years ago. Nolan Richardson leaving the court in 1990 with a game still in progress, spawning the lingering nickname "Strollin' Nolan." To current Longhorns, none of that means squat.


Snead commits to Rebels!
Ole Miss pulled off one of the recruiting coups of the year today when Stephenville, TX, (via the University of Texas) QB Jevan Snead chose the Rebels over Houston and TCU after deciding to transfer from Texas after one season as a Longhorn. Read about it inside.


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