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Football

Brown: All Starting Jobs Are 'Open'
Inside Texas
Texas' post-season preparations began Monday with coaches serving notice to players that "all jobs are open", according to head coach Mack Brown.

Mack Brown to his team - all jobs are open
Austin American-Statesman
Longhorn coach also has told his assistants to reevaluate everything they're doing as the Holiday Bowl approaches.

Texas' Brown: Jobs up for grabs
Dallas Morning News
Texas coach Mack Brown said Monday he told his players "all jobs are open" heading into the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl against Arizona State on Dec. 27.

Texas Tech's Leach, Texas' Brown want BCS changes
Dallas Morning News
The college football playoff plans offered Monday ranged from Mack Brown's conservative approach to Mike Leach's mammoth overhaul.

UT's Brown says all starting jobs are up for grabs
San Antonio Express-News
Texas coach Mack Brown said Monday that every starting job is up for grabs during practice before the Longhorns' Dec. 27 Holiday Bowl in San Diego against Arizona State.

Men's hoops:

Basketball Poll Report: A Top 5 Team
Inside Texas
After knocking off No. 1 UCLA on Sunday, the Texas Longhorns moved up to No. 4 in the AP and No. 5 in the Coaches' Poll when Monday's rankings were released.

Texas keeps on moving up
Austin American-Statesman
Texas, the big steer in college basketball's china shop, knocked over a few more teams standing in its way Monday. The Longhorns, rewarded for their 63-61 victory at UCLA on Sunday, were elevated four spots to No. 4 in the weekly Associated Press media poll.

Texas men's basketball notches record win at UCLA
Dallas Morning News
Second-ranked UCLA is the highest-ranked opponent in the Associated Press poll that Texas has defeated in a road game, replacing a victory at No. 4 Memphis on Jan. 2, 2006. The No. 4 Longhorns improved to 7-0 with a 63-61 victory over the Bruins (7-1) at Pauley Pavilion on Sunday.

Historic win for Horns?
San Antonio Express-News
It was easily lost in the shuffle Sunday night, having to contend with the NFL, the BCS and the MRI (although that, a byproduct of Tim Duncan's injuries Sunday, didn't happen until Monday). But the Texas men's basketball team concluded the inaugural Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series by traveling to Pauley Pavilion and downing UCLA 63-61, ending the Bruins' 25-game home winning streak. The victory helped the Longhorns jump from No. 8 to No. 4 in the Associated Press poll released Monday. But, one month into a five-month season, what did it really mean?

Alumni

Hall of Fame, heeere's Johnnie
Austin American-Statesman
Former UT great Johnnie Johnson to be honored with Hall of Fame induction

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Inside Scoop
Inside Texas

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

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Dallas Morning News

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