Friday 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:

Kevin Brent Takes in Oklahoma
It's been a little over a month since South Oak Cliff safety Kevin Brent left the University of Texas with an offer in hand. Recruiting has been rather quiet for Brent since then, but things started to heat back up this week, as he took a trip up to Norman to see what Oklahoma had to offer. So, who has the upper hand? Is it Texas or Oklahoma and is there a dark horse in the race?

IT-TV: Jay Guy Sophomore Highlights
Eisenhower defensive tackle Jay Guy is one of the top prospects in the state of Texas for 2010 and he's made no secret about his love for the Longhorns. Inside Texas presents ten minutes of sophomore highlights from the talented defensive tackle.


Hook 'em Horns: Texas pre-preseason No. 1
No college sport is more affected by the lure of a professional league when the season ends than college basketball. That's why it's an inexact science to play the game of what a team could look like next season prior to the NBA draft early-entry deadline. But let's give it a try.


His moments on the field
Austin American-Statesman
Jordan Danks had just struck out. The inning was over. The 6-foot-5-inch All-American was a second removed from the worst outcome a batter can achieve, and he had started the long, lonely walk back to the dugout. Except Danks didn't look upset. With his head held high and his brown eyes looking directly in front of him, Danks smiled as he headed back to the dugout. He was at ease, at peace, just as he was before he'd struck out.

Missouri flamethrower Crow rockets to Big 12 dominance
Dallas Morning News
Missouri right-hander Aaron Crow has torn through Baylor, Texas Tech and Oklahoma State en route to a 7-0 record. Which brings up a natural question: Who compares to Crow among the most dominant pitchers in Big 12 history?

Fish step into big roles
Daily Texan
Augie Garrido decided it's time to pull the trigger. Though Chance Ruffin and Brandon Workman do have some experience, for the most part, they're getting thrown straight into the fire this weekend. The freshmen pitchers will lead the No. 12 Longhorns (22-10, 7-5 Big 12) into an important three-game conference series at No. 8 Missouri (23-8, 5-4), beginning today.


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