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 recruiting:

DeSean Hales Photo Gallery
Texas got its 20th commitment in the class of 2008 in Klein Oak wide receiver DeSean Hales. Hales had a chance to show off his speed and his skills in 7-on-7 competition.

Sooners After Katoa
Upside can be one of the most important factors in recruiting and sometimes you can find a rare player like Lynn Katoa who has it in spades. Last season he strapped on the pads for this first time in his life and was a destructive force at linebacker and defensive end for Cottonwood High School.


Bohls: Big 12's next head honcho must be a visionary
Austin American-Statesman
Kevin Weiberg shocked the athletic world Thursday when he announced his resignation as Big 12 commissioner to take a job as vice-president with the Big Ten's start-up television network.

Big 12 may seek more dynamic leader
Dallas Morning News
For nine years, Big 12 commissioner Kevin Weiberg was in charge of placating a dozen presidents and athletic directors along with hard-balling TV executives, glad-handing bowl reps, meeting with city officials wanting to host championships and charting a course for a league that started with no tradition.

Weiberg leaving post as commissioner of Big 12
San Antonio Express-News
After finishing most of the major personal work items this spring, Big 12 commissioner Kevin Weiberg had one final surprise at the bottom of his personal to-do list.

XM will broadcast Longhorn football, basketball games
Austin American-Statesman
Satellite radio service signs deal with UT, Oklahoma State and the Big 12


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