Tuesday Longhorn Sports Page

Stay up to date on all things Burnt Orange with a daily stop at IT's Longhorn Sports Page, with links to the latest news and opinion articles on UT football, basketball, baseball, recruiting and other sports from around the web.

Football recruiting:

Scott given national honor
Ventura County Star
Darrell Scott, who solidified his place as one of the best running backs in California high school history, was named to the 45th Parade Magazine All-America High School football team.

Next Stop: Austin
Defensive end Alex Okafor helped lead Pflugerville High School all the way to the state championship game during his junior campaign and has since turned his focus to recruiting. Okafor is scheduled to attend three different junior days over the next month and possibly a fourth.

Women's hoops:

Lindsey steps into high-profile role
Daily Texan
As Brittainey Raven and Erneisha Bailey walked up to the podium for the press conference after Texas' 67-37 victory over Missouri on Saturday, they told the reporters to direct all their questions toward Ashley Lindsey. The two were joking because Lindsey typically doesn't say much in front of the cameras and gives a warning to reporters not to ask her any hard questions. This time, however, Lindsey could not get in the first word and jokingly retaliated against Raven for encouraging the media to question Lindsey. While she may not like talking in front of the media, the lanky 6-foot-4-inch post ought to get used to it. The junior has become the Longhorns' "center" of attention in more ways than one.

Big-time coaches highlight game against Baylor
Daily Texan
Wednesday night marks the first of the two most anticipated Big 12 coaching matchups now that Gail Goestenkors is coaching in the league. It will be the only Big 12 coach to have won a national title, Baylor's Kim Mulkey, versus the winningest active coach who has yet to win a championship in Goestenkors.


Rocket's agent unveils statistics report
Associated Press
Roger Clemens' agent released an 18,000-word statistical report Monday to rebut allegations the pitcher's career rebounded about the time he was accused of using performance-enhancing drugs.

Clemens' son defends him at Astros camp
Associated Press
With Roger Clemens a no-show at Houston Astros training camp Monday, Koby Clemens spoke out in defense of his dad. Roger Clemens was accused by his former trainer in last month's Mitchell Report of using steroids and human growth hormone in 1998, 2000 and 2001, allegations the seven-time Cy Young Award winner vehemently denies.


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