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Rice Preview: One Last Chance
One game left before Big 12 play, one game left and so many questions still to answer. But Texas' Saturday showdown with old Southwest Conference foe Rice may be the Longhorns' best chance to answer those questions and get some much-needed experience for their young players.

The Inside Texas Podcast
And the arrests STILL keep coming. Inside Texas' Ross and Ross talk about the arrest of James Henry, what is causing all the arrests at Texas, how it relates to the team's on-field performance and much more.

Shipley keeps focus on field, pain in past
Austin American-Statesman
After a series of injuries, Texas receiver Shipley focused on staying healthy.

Ask the beat writers: Questions on Texas-OU, Jamaal Charles' fumbles and short passes
Austin American-Statesman

Austin American-Statesman

What a week for Texas ... but next up is Rice
Dallas Morning News
It was a bad week for Texas fans, who prefer to have their police reports involving football on an episode of Playmakers and not ripping the 40 Acres in newspaper, radio and TV reports across the country.

Brown: UT coaches monitor Web
Dallas Morning News
Coach Mack Brown said his staff monitors his players' profiles on Web pages like MySpace and Facebook to make sure his players are portraying a positive image.

UT's Orakpo, Ulatoski out for Rice
Dallas Morning News
Texas starting sophomore right tackle Adam Ulatoski and junior starting defensive end Brian Orakpo are out for Saturday's game against Rice, according to UT's weekly injury report released by Longhorn football athletic trainer Kenny Boyd.

UT coach returns from cancer surgery
San Antonio Express-News
Texas coach Mack Brown went before questions on Tuesday. He gave answers. Only one, though, probably allowed his heart to smile. "Are you having fun," someone inquired, after Brown addressed the sixth arrest involving one of his players in the past four months. Brown smiled, first to himself, then to everyone. How could he not?

Texas notebook
San Antonio Express-News
UT freshman quarterback Sherrod Harris is listed as probable for Saturday's game against Rice. Harris has been out since mid-August with a strained left knee.

Football recruiting

Looking for a Guarantee
"I haven't began thinking about the whole recruiting process," Adren Dorsey said. "Right now I'm in school and playing football, so I'm not really thinking about all that yet." The latest school to jump on the Dorsey bandwagon is West Virginia, where his distant cousin is wide receiver coach Tony Dews. "He's been recruiting me, which is pretty cool. I like talking with him..."

Early Offers Coming in for '09 LB
Abilene linebacker Chris Williams has come out of the gates strong in his junior year and several schools have already started to take notice. He already has two scholarship offers and is hearing from schools across the country.


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