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Football

First BCS Standings Not Kind To Horns
InsideTexas.com
Texas came in at No. 22 in the inaugural BCS standings of the 2007 season, below the threshold for eligibility for a BCS at-large berth. The upside? There are still seven more weeks for a move up the standings.

Just What the Doctor - and Brown - Ordered
InsideTexas.com
For two consecutive weeks, the Texas Longhorns have met – and in some cases exceeded – expectations. Ironically, they are just 1-1 in those games: a better-than-most-thought-possible effort that resulted in a loss to Oklahoma and an Ames, Iowa, wipeout Saturday afternoon of the Iowa State Cyclones.

Wins like these show how it should be done
Austin American-Statesman
So this is what a Big 12 win looks like.

After refreshing win, soft part of UT schedule continues
Austin American-Statesman
Getting back to the hotel after Texas' 56-3 drubbing of Iowa State on Saturday, a Longhorns fan said, "See, I told you this team was a lot better than it had showed. This team could be undefeated." While the second sentence might have been a little off-base, his first was right on: These Longhorns are better than they originally showed.

Three Questions
Austin American-Statesman

Longhorns turn the tide with fresh start
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas' road back to relevance in the Big 12 standings ran right through, and right over, Iowa State in Saturday's matchup at Jack Trice Stadium.

Back on track
Daily Texan
Gene Chizik helped Texas fix all of its problems. The Longhorns finally caused a turnover, starting quarterback Colt McCoy didn't throw an interception, and running back Jamaal Charles didn't fumble the ball. All good for Texas. All bad for Iowa State and its new coach as the No. 23 Longhorns let out some pent up frustration against the Cyclones, winning 56-3 and snapping a four-game conference losing streak dating back to last season.

Baseball

Baseball posts 5-3 win over Baylor in exhibition game
TexasSports.com
The University of Texas baseball squad posted a 5-3 win over Baylor University in a fall exhibition Sunday at The Dell Diamond. Freshman Kevin Keyes and junior Jordan Danks hit home runs to lead the Longhorns to the victory in a pre-arranged 12-inning affair.

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