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Football

Texas is Jamming with 'Bread and Butter' Play
InsideTexas.com
Texas dusted off the 'ol Zone Read two weeks and it -- along with play-action pass off the scheme -- has become the program's most explosive play. Why has the Zone Read become virtually unstoppable for the Horns? Depends on who you ask.

Culpepper's Commentary: Oklahoma State Game
InsideTexas.com
The woman in the Colt McCoy jersey behind me on row 58 in the far, high northeast stands at Boone Pickens Stadium had tears on her cheeks with 1:13 left on the clock. OSU kicker Jason Ricks had just missed a possible game-winning field goal from 32 yards away and she knew, as all of us who were jumping up and down on the aluminum bleacher seats did, that the game now rested in No. 12's hands.

The Inside Texas Podcast
InsideTexas.com
What in the world happened in Stillwater? There was a whole lot of bad, but, once again, an amazing fourth quarter. What does it mean moving forward and what still needs to change? All that and much more on the Inside Texas Podcast!

Horns going bowling, but where?
Austin American-Statesman
Texas has many possibilities when it comes to postseason destinations.

LONGHORNS NOTEBOOK
Austin American-Statesman

Texas' Colt is running loose
Dallas Morning News
McCoy has added ability to take off from pocket to his arsenal

Texas' Brown gives defense a piece of his mind
Dallas Morning News
After Texas fell behind, 14-0, in the first quarter of Saturday's 38-35 win over Oklahoma State, ABC's cameras caught coach Mack Brown sticking his head into the defensive huddle and shouting at his players.

Texas' Beasley talks about Texas Tech's receivers
Dallas Morning News
Texas sophomore cornerback Deon Beasley said Tuesday the Longhorns will have to be physical with Texas Tech's receivers on Saturday.

Leach: Woods out for Texas Tech's final two games
Dallas Morning News
Texas Tech fans should prepare themselves. Running back Aaron Crawford is here to stay. The freshman from Memphis, Tenn., has gone from a no name on this season's roster to starting running back, in a matter of two weeks.

Do-it-all Hall faces another challenge
San Antonio Express-News
Chris Hall says his teammates haven't given him a permanent nickname, but considering that Hall has spent time playing every position on the offensive line, one seems warranted. The Insider isn't very good at nicknames, but is decent at puns, so we suggested, "Jack of Hall Trades."

'Horns get down but never out against OSU
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas' latest rally against Oklahoma State marked the fourth time in the last five seasons the Longhorns have finished with a decisive closing stretch against the Cowboys.

Charbonnet makes impact on Tech special teams
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Daniel Charbonnet's not been in Texas Tech's starting lineup on defense all season, yet he's cracked the top 10 in tackles. That shows how productive he's been on special teams.

Red Raiders Football Notebook
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Hoops

Horn of Africa
Austin American-Statesman
From Cameroon to Austin, basketball freshman's journey has been a long one.

Augustin builds strength to guide Texas
San Antonio Express-News
Step-back moves and pick-and-rolls. The language of the basketball court. This is what D.J. Augustin understands.

Women's hoops

Freshman stands out in Texas win
Austin American-Statesman
Rentschler impressive as Longhorns down Houston in exhibition.

Other:

Inside Scoop
Inside Texas

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News

Longhorns Blog
Houston Chronicle


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