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Longhorns Headed to Stillwater
The Texas baseball team has a firm hold on first place in the Big 12 with a 14-4 league record, and a full two-and-a-half game lead on second-place Oklahoma State. But the Cowboys loom for the Longhorns in the form of a three-game series this weekend in Stillwater.

Inside Texas Blog: VY, Durant and... Russell?
Longhorn fans have been blessed over the past few years to have two once-a-generation, if not once-in-a-lifetime, college athletes donning the Burnt Orange: Heisman winner, er, should've-been-Heisman-winner Vince Young for Mack Brown at DKR and every-player-of-the-year-award-winner Kevin Durant for Rick Barnes over at the Drum. I think it may be time to add another name, and venue, to that list.

Football recruiting:

Recruiting: Who's Next?
The Texas Longhorns jumped out to an early start in recruiting once again this year, particularly at the wide receiver position. Four of the Horns' 19 commitments could potentially end up catching footballs on the next level. About a month ago, it looked like Texas was done at the position, but a new name came up last week. And it's a big one.


Audio: Clendon Ross on the Beatdown
Inside Texas' Clendon Ross joins ESPN Radio's Kevin Scott and A.J. Hoffman on the Beatdown to talk NFL Draft. Which Longhorns will be first rounders? Are Kasey Studdard and Lyle Sendlein getting ignored by the NFL? That and much more.

NFL Draft Buzz: April 25th's Ed Thompson has been talking to his NFL sources and to NFL prospects like to find out about team interests and visits.

Williamson County drops pot charge filed against Horns DB Brown
Austin American-Statesman
Former Texas cornerback was a passenger in an SUV in which deputies found marijuana.

Texas-ex Brown cleared of charge Dallas Morning News
Football player had been cited for drug possession after March traffic stop

Titans seeking supporting cast
The Tennessean
Vince Young didn't leap any tall buildings last season, although he did pull the Titans from the fire on several occasions. Nearly four months after being named NFL offensive rookie of the year, however, the Titans quarterback must really be feeling the heat.


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