Thursday 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:

Timmons Is Committed, Guy Wants to Be
Inside Texas met with 2009 Texas commit Greg Timmons and his teammate, 2010 Texas prospect Jay Guy, at Houston Eisenhower to talk about the status of Timmons' commitment, Guy's significant interest in the Horns and more.


Making his opponents eat Crow
Austin American-Statesman
Missouri pitcher has 42-plus-inning streak of scoreless baseball.

Maitland picks 'Horns
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Colleyville Heritage senior left fielder Tim Maitland, last year's Star-Telegram Baseball Super Team Player of the Year, is signing tonight with the University of Texas.

If a milestone set with no coverage, did it happen?
Daily Texan
In theory, you should know all about Augie Garrido's 500th win as Texas baseball head coach, which happened Tuesday night. He's only the second coach in Division I history to reach 500 wins with two different programs (the other being Cal State-Fullerton). His 1,651 career wins keeps him well atop the all-time list, and he's one of only three coaches to win five or more national titles. The list goes on, but you should already know all that. Somewhere down the line, Wednesday's sports media should have let you know. Or maybe not.


Finley's life has been a whirlwind
Austin American-Statesman
Adult life has suddenly hit overdrive for Jermichael Finley, the now former Texas tight end who became the first Longhorn to leave for the NFL after his sophomore season. Here's a recap of what's happened since Finley met with Longhorn coach Mack Brown in early January to tell him he was leaving school with two years of eligibility remaining.

Back in familiar territory
San Antonio Express-News
Missions third baseman Seth Johnston kept his fingers crossed. While playing in Fort Wayne, Ind., during his second year of professional baseball, the former Boerne and University of Texas standout heard the San Diego Padres were considering moving their Double-A affiliate from Mobile, Ala., to San Antonio. Getting a chance to move to Double-A would have been nice no matter where the team was located, but Johnston thought being able to play in his own backyard would be the ideal situation. When the move to San Antonio became official, Johnston was elated. Now that he is actually at the Double-A level, he is even more excited.


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