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Football recruiting:

DeSean Hales: Family Atmosphere Lands No. 20
For quite some time, Klein Oak athlete DeSean Hales has been down to five schools, and it appeared that Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Oklahoma and LSU were all even coming down the stretch. However, Hales made up his mind over the course of the last month and committed to the University of Texas Sunday night after attending UT's summer camp.

Camp Report: Another '08 Offer Out
With most of the 2008 class already filled, the number of uncommitted prospects at UT's summer camp this weekend was small. However, that didn't stop the Longhorn coaches from extending an offer to one of the top prospects on campus. Which 2008 prospect received an offer over the weekend?

Whaley has solid leader after UT camp visit
Madisonville, Texas running back Chris Whaley was one of several big time performers from the 2009 class in Austin over the weekend for UT's summer camp. Whaley, a first team all-state selection as a sophomore, raved about his trip to the 40 Acres.


If mags are out, could season be far behind?
Austin American-Statesman
While the sporting world digests the Stanley Cup outcome — who knew they still played hockey? — the debut of Roger Clemens' fatigued groin and the planned parade for the San Antonio Spurs, we turn to what really captures the imagination of Texans. No, not the death penalty. Or chicken-fried steak. College football. It's a scant 83 days until the kickoff against Sun Belt powerhouse Arkansas State, barely enough time for half the Longhorns football team to post bail. So let's check out the football magazines, which are a rite of summer.

College football preseason projections
Austin American-Statesman

Texas football player suspended from team after being jailed on auto burglary charges
Austin American-Statesman
Texas football coach Mack Brown suspended reserve safety Robert Joseph on Saturday, hours after the sophomore was arrested on two charges of burglarizing a vehicle at a downtown Austin hotel.


UT-ex 'Boobie' Gibson a prize for Cavs
Dallas Morning News
It's not enough that former Texas guard Daniel Gibson has played a huge role as a rookie in helping the Cleveland Cavaliers reach the NBA Finals. Or that he's getting to play Games 1 and 2 in front of friends and family in his home state. It's not enough that he's LeBron James' new best friend, sidekick or pseudo little brother.


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