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Football

Texas' Offense Emerging as 'Multiple' Choice
InsideTexas.com
Texas' offense is best served by A) the I-formation with the QB under center, B) a shotgun quarterback and three WRs, C) a two-TE, one-back set. The answer is...

Culpepper's Commentary: TCU Game
InsideTexas.com
Not so many years ago Longhorn coach Darrell Royal said it best: "Angry people win football games." Texas looked like an angry football team Saturday night at DKR, particularly on defense.

The Inside Texas Podcast
InsideTexas.com
On this episode of the Inside Texas Podcast, Ross and Ross discuss the Longhorns' decisive win over TCU and all the good and bad that came from it. What will the O-line do without Ulatoski? Will the linebackers play up to potential? Where the heck is Drew Kelson?

Charles off to fast start
Austin American-Statesman
Texas coaches stressed the beauty of the simple, 4-yard carry against TCU. And a patient Charles gained 134.

LONGHORNS NOTEBOOK
Austin American-Statesman

Mistakes don't rattle UT's McCoy
Dallas Morning News
Colt McCoy is growing up as a leader for Texas. Last season, he didn't have many games in which he made mistakes early. This season, he's already had two such games.

Sunshine State sojourn a road trip, not a recruiting trip
San Antonio Express-News
Mack Brown isn't exactly sure why his team is packing up and heading to Orlando, of all places, this week. He only knows why it isn't. The Longhorns aren't going there to work on their tans. They aren't going to Disney World. And they aren't going recruiting.

Sizing Up the Big 12
San Antonio Express-News

Sooner hype arrives sooner than anticipated
Daily Texan
t's never too early to talk about the Red River Rivalry game. Though No. 6 Texas had beaten then-No. 19 TCU 34-13 less than 48 hours earlier, Longhorn players were pelted with questions Monday about No. 3 Oklahoma's 51-13 romping of Miami (Fla.).

UCF needs to put some heart into its home
Orlando Sentinel
As UCF's players walked from their new locker room and ran onto their new field for the first time Tuesday, you could hear the refrain over and over again: "This is OUR house."

Team acquainted with new venue
Orlando Sentinel
They got a sneak preview of it in the preseason when they took their team picture inside their new on-campus venue, but Tuesday marked another stadium-related first for UCF's football team. With their certificate of occupancy finally in hand, Coach George O'Leary took his team inside Bright House Networks stadium for the first time to practice, working out on the field for the final five segments.

Knights feeling right at home
Florida Today

Bar fight between OU, UT fans fuels rivalry
Associated Press
To hear Oklahoma football fans tell it, some things just aren't done in the heart of Sooner Nation, and one of them is to walk into a bar wearing a Texas Longhorns T-shirt. That's exactly what touched off a bloody skirmish that left a Texas-shirt-wearing fan nearly castrated and an Oklahoma fan facing aggravated assault charges that could put him in prison for up to five years. The shocking case has set off a raging debate in this football-crazed region about the extreme passions behind a bitter rivalry.

Football recruiting

Family Ties
InsideTexas.com
Last weekend was a big game for the Texas Longhorns. Not only did the Longhorns win a game that many thought could be an upset, but many of the '08 verbals were on campus. Linebacker Emmanuel Acho was one of the commits visiting the 40 Acres on Saturday and got to take in the experience of his brother's first sack as a Texas Longhorn.

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Inside Scoop
Inside Texas

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News

Longhorns Blog
Houston Chronicle


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