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Football

Davis Sets Timetable for Naming Backup QB
InsideTexas.com
For nearly eight months, Texas coaches have said settling on a backup QB was one of the preseason's primary tasks. Three days into August camp, offensive coordinator Greg Davis already knows when that decision would, ideally, be made.

Offense Shines in Second Practice
InsideTexas.com
Tuesday was the second practice of August camp and Texas quarterback Colt McCoy and the wide receivers looked sharp. Inside Texas has more from Longhorn camp...

Photo Gallery - Fall Camp Day Two
InsideTexas.com
On Tuesday, Colt McCoy and his receivers surgically picked apart the defense.

UT assistant Rucker still feels 'blessed' despite ailment
Austin American-Statesman
Blessed. It's a simple seven-letter word that has defined the life of Ken Rucker for some 55 years.

Longhorn Notes
Austin American-Statesman

Texas defensive tackle Jones released from jail after posting bail
Austin American-Statesman
Arrest a case of mistaken identify, player's lawyer says

Former UT safety had previous charges
Dallas Morning News
Former Texas sophomore safety Robert Joseph had brushes with the law in his hometown of Port Arthur before joining the Longhorns, according to a published report.

UT senior apologizes for LBs
Dallas Morning News
Texas' linebackers took a lot of heat for their performance – or lack thereof – in 2006. The linebackers didn't make many plays and forced the secondary to provide run support, leading to numerous play-action passes against the Longhorns.

UT to decide backup QB soon
Houston Chronicle
Freshman Chiles' role may change if he is not picked for No. 2 spot

Big 12: Aggies, Longhorns Notebooks
San Antonio Express-News

College Notes: UT's Jones out of jail; McCoy up for award
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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