Tuesday 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 recruiting:

Darrell Scott: Down to 10
Ventura, California running back Darrell Scott showed why he is the top running back prospect in the country over the weekend at the Scout Combine in Los Angeles when he posted a 4.32 and a 4.38 in the 40-yard dash. Scott recently narrowed his list down to 10 schools. Did Texas make the cut?

ScoutTV: Five-Star RB Darrell Scott Interview
Ventura (Calif.) St. Bonaventure running back Darrell Scott, the #1-ranked player in the West in the class of 2008 and the 5th ranked player in the nation, talked with us at the Los Angeles Scout.com Combine on Sunday, then promptly answered any remaining questions when he ran his forty...

Pryor Weighing Options
Jeanette, Pennsylvania two-sport superstar Terrelle Pryor was in Akron this weekend showing off his multi-talented basketball game. Pryor was there to participate in the King James Classic. During a break in the action Pryor discussed recruiting with Bill Greene.

IT Blog: Early Bird Gets the Recruit?
Programs, such as Oklahoma and Texas A&M, attempt to get a head start in recruiting by offering scholarships to juniors before Signing Day. Should Texas follow suit?


Houston pursues Big 12 title games
Houston Chronicle
Under a proposal submitted by a local group, Reliant Stadium could become a regular stop for the Big 12 Conference football championship game, which could return to Houston as early as 2008.


Wood named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week
Texas Longhorns' sophomore Austin Wood was tabbed the Big 12 Baseball Pitcher of the Week the league announced on Monday.

On the road with Baseball: Stillwater, Okla.


Sendlein, Young agree to free-agent NFL deals
Austin American-Statesman
Texas center Lyle Sendlein and running back Selvin Young secured free-agent deals with NFL teams Monday. Sendlein will sign with Arizona this week, while Young reached an agreement with Denver.

Tylerites' Dreams Fulfilled
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Not since 1978 when Earl Campbell was selected as the overall No. 1 pick by the Houston Oilers has a Tylerite been taken in the first round of the NFL draft. That changed Saturday when Aaron Ross, a former John Tyler standout, was selected by the New York Giants as the 20th overall pick.

Splendora's Robison taken in NFL draft
Houston Chronicle
Brian Robison became the first Splendora High School football player to be drafted when was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round of the recent NFL draft.

Women's hoops:

Goestenkors brings Duke assistant to Texas
Austin American-Statesman
Gale Valley, who was Gail Goestenkors' longtime women's basketball assistant at Duke, is following her boss to Austin. On Monday, Valley became Goestenkors' first hire since taking over for Jody Conradt a month ago.


UT championship ring for sale
Houston Chronicle
Want a piece of Texas football history? It can be yours. A 2005 national championship ring, belonging to former offensive lineman Terrance Young of Longview, is appearing on the online auction site eBay.

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