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Football recruiting

Russell Shepard: Is Texas Still on Top?
Inside Texas
Cypress Ridge quarterback Russell Shepard has made it pretty clear over the past four months that the Texas Longhorns are near the top of his list. However, he is also getting a lot of attention from several out-of-state schools. In fact, a new school has started to come on strong lately and could be a major player for Shepard's services.

Football

Current UT player Kindle, ex-Longhorn Joseph arrested in separate incidents
Austin American-Statesman
A current University of Texas football player and a former one were arrested this weekend in separate incidents, Austin police said Saturday.

UT's Kindle arrested
San Antonio Express-News
Adding another chapter to a summer full of legal woes for the Texas football program, linebacker Sergio Kindle was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated here early Saturday morning.

Texas' Kindle arrested on DWI charge
Houston Chronicle
University of Texas linebacker Sergio Kindle was arrested in the Austin area Saturday morning on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

Longhorns QB McCoy is living his dream
Columbia Tribune
A year ago, baby-faced Colt McCoy was a precocious redshirt freshman at Texas, one of two young quarterbacks trying to replace Heisman Trophy runner-up Vince Young, who in 2005 led the Long-horns to the national title. McCoy eventually won the job away from Jevan Snead and went on to set several school records before suffering a neck and shoulder injury that wrecked UT's Big 12 title hopes. A year later, McCoy is the unquestioned leader of the Texas huddle, the Big 12's preseason of-fensive player of the year and a legitimate Heisman contender.

Basketball

Texas Announces 2007-08 Basketball Schedule
Inside Texas
Texas announced its basketball schedule for the upcoming season. A road game at UCLA in the Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series and games against Big 10 foes Wisconsin and Michigan State headline the schedule.

Alumni:

After seeing himself playing football in a dream, Priest Holmes embarks on comeback
Associated Press
Priest Holmes says he fell asleep a week or so ago and awoke with a new purpose in life. He dreamed he was playing football. Now, despite being out of the game since a brutal tackle in October 2005 aggravated a potentially dangerous spinal condition, Kansas City's career rushing leader is vowing to resume his once-outstanding career.

Cowboys marvel at Davis' stature
Associated Press
Only a few days into Dallas Cowboys training camp and the stories about Leonard Davis are already piling up.

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