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Inside Texas Blog: One Play Away
With the talent on this year's Texas squad, the Longhorns will be aiming high. However, Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger looks at the biggest threat to derail Texas' 2007 title hopes.

Retire No. 10, now
Austin American-Statesman
Kevin Durant will return to Austin in the next few months in a nicely tailored suit. His family and friends will watch as No. 35 is raised to the rafters, never to be worn by another Texas basketball player. Good for him...But this isn't about Kevin Durant. It's about the university's policy that allows honoring football players' jerseys, but only retiring the numbers of Heisman Trophy winners.

Hoops recruiting

Class of 2009 Rundown: Who's Where?
As coaches prepare to head out on the road for the ever-important July recruiting period, we'll give you the complete rundown on the Top 40 players in the talented Class of 2009 - where they are going, who they are looking at and what team(s) they will play for. The school lists are accurate as almost all of them came straight from the kids - in the last few days.


Titans question: Sophomore slump for Young?
When the Titans drafted Vince Young third overall last year, most outside the organization expected the team had a bit of a raw "quarterback project" on its hands. In other words, Young was seen as more "athlete" than "passer." But there's a lot more to playing quarterback than being able to accurately chuck the ball downfield or a having a textbook throwing motion. By the end of last season, two better words for Young became "winner" and "leader."


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