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Apologies to Jamaal Charles
A new set of linebackers, redzone worries, missing tight ends and a heat-felt apology to No. 25. Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger gives his observations from the Longhorns' win over Nebraska.

Photo Gallery - Nebraska
After slumbering through the first half, the Texas offense came to life after halftime as Jamaal Charles exploded for 216 yards in the fourth quarter to lift Texas to a 28-25 win.

Poll Report: Within Striking Distance
It's still a long shot, but with Texas moving up to 15th in the latest BCS standings, the Longhorns still have a slim hope of making a BCS Bowl.

Conner's Burnt Orange Glasses: Nebraska
We buried Gayle, the one-legged mailman on Friday. Gayle fought in Viet Nam, gaining two Purple Hearts but losing the bottom half of his right leg. It annoyed him to put long pants over his prosthetic limb, so he wore shorts every single day of the year, even in the dead of winter when biting South Plains winds make it colder than a cast iron toilet in the Yukon.

Texas nearing the top 10
Austin American-Statesman
But the six computer polls still have no top-25 love for the Longhorns.

BOHLS: Nothing fancy, but Horns defy own deficiencies
Austin American-Statesman
Texas runs circles around Huskers.

Horns rediscover zone read in key fourth-quarter series
Austin American-Statesman

It's Oklahoma State's time to shine
Dallas Morning News
Matchups with Texas, Kansas give Cowboys their chance to shine

Griffin: Big 12 North teams rapidly close gap
San Antonio Express-News
We all knew that the Big 12 North Division would be improved this season. But who would have ever guessed that the recent South domination in the conference would end so suddenly?

Big 12: Mack Brown's best wins
San Antonio Express-News
Mack Brown's career on the Forty Acres has been dotted with a lot of highs. Here's an opinionated list of his 10 most memorable victories during his nine-plus seasons coaching the Longhorns.

Texas rallies from 14-point deficit to beat Nebraska
Houston Chronicle
It took nearly the entire game for the Texas Longhorns to figure out three words Nebraska couldn't grasp: zone-read option.

Charles overcome after 216-yard fourth quarter
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Standing on the sideline with tears in his eyes, Jamaal Charles looked like a man with a giant monkey off his back.

Football Recruiting

Five-star QB adds two more offers to list
Good news just continues coming to Cy Ridge QB Russell Shepard. He was named one of's five-star athletes this week and here recently Shepard just received two more offers. TPI had the chance to talk with the junior QB to get this recruiting update.


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