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Football recruiting

Cy Ridge's OTHER Class of '09 Star
Inside Texas
Cypress Ridge High School in Houston, Texas is home to two of the most impressive prospects in the Lone Star State. Quarterback Russell Shepard may end up being the poster child of the 2009 class, but his teammate Hasan Lipscomb can bring it as well. Lipscomb talked recruiting with Inside Texas.

Photo Gallery: Case McCoy and Dexter Pratt
Inside Texas
The best in the state of Texas came to play in the 2007 State 7-on-7 Championships. In today's photo gallery, we look at 2009 target in RB/LB Dexter Pratt of Navasota and 2010 QB prospect Case McCoy of Graham, a younger brother of Texas starting quarterback Colt McCoy.

Football

Media picks Texas to win Big 12 South
Austin American-Statesman
Missouri picked to win North.

Media: Horns have plenty to win South
Dallas Morning News
Oklahoma has quarterback questions, and Texas A&M has a daunting road schedule this fall. So reporters who cover the Big 12 picked Texas to win the South this season in the preseason media poll.

UT, Missouri picked to play in title game
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas will win its second Big 12 South title in the last three years, according to results of the conference preseason media poll released Thursday.

UT, Missouri division picks in Big 12 poll
Houston Chronicle
Texas is picked to win the Big 12 South football title and Missouri the North in the league's preseason media poll released Thursday.

Texas, Missouri favored to claim division titles
San Antonio Express-News
Texas and Missouri are the preseason choices to meet for the Big 12 championship on Dec. 1 in the Alamodome, according to a poll of 24 media members commissioned by the conference that was released Thursday.

Alumni

Longhorns Mailbag: UT worth millions to Durant
San Antonio Express-News
One day last December, two months into Kevin Durant's here-today, gone-tomorrow basketball career at Texas, someone asked him about the NBA rule that had brought him to Austin.

Robison Fifth Vikings Draftee Under Contract
InsideTexas.com
The Vikings continued to sign draft picks Wednesday, inking fourth-round pick Brian Robison, a defensive end, to a four-year deal.

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