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:

The Inside Texas Podcast
InsideTexas.com
Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger is joined this week on the podcast by IT lead writer Bill Frisbie to discuss the latest in the Andre Jones case, a possible turning point for the Texas baseball team, the stories Bill's been told by the impressive list of Longhorn legends he's tracked down over the past couple of months and more.

Football recruiting:

IT-TV: Marcus Davis in Action
InsideTexas.com
Cornerback Marcus Davis, one of Texas' first commits for 2009, has been dominant on the field during his high school career and looks to put together a strong senior campaign in 2008. Inside Texas presents highlights of Davis in action.

2010 Talent Set to Bust Out at Dallas Combine
InsideTexas.com
It's time for the UA/Scout.com Dallas Combine and while the focus is on the Class of 2009 recruits in attendance the contingent from the Class of 2010 has a shot to make a name for themsevles this weekend!

Hoops recruiting:

Evans Picks Memphis
InsideTexas.com
Tyreke Evans, in front of a television audience, committed to the Memphis Tigers.

Baseball:

Texas Loses to UT-Arlington
InsideTexas.com
A ninth inning shot over the left field wall by junior Kyle Russell failed to spark a rally and save the No. 20 Texas Longhorns (23-13) from their third loss in four games. The Horns fell to UT Arlington 4-3 Wednesday night in Austin.

Horns fall to Texas-Arlington 4-3
Austin American-Statesman
There was no bad defense to point a finger at, no bad pitching to blame. There was just a baseball team that hasn't figured out how to win. A baseball team that is running out of time. The Longhorns dropped any momentum gained from their Sunday victory over Missouri as UT-Arlington came in behind freshman pitcher Mark Picca and beat Texas 4-3 Tuesday night at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

Texas hitters held in check
Daily Texan
Texas trailed 3-1 with the tying run at second base with two outs in the bottom of the seventh. That's as close as the Longhorns came to challenging UT-Arlington for the win Wednesday.

Alumni:

Hills is finally back after ankle injury
Austin American-Statesman
The former Texas offensive tackle is hoping that it's not too late to get the attention of NFL.

Catching up with UT draft prospects
Austin American-Statesman
The NFL draft is set for April 26-27 and here's an update on what's going on with several former Longhorns hoping to hear their names called fairly early.

Charles, Sweed are among cream of Big 12's crop
Houston Chronicle
If Texas running back Jamaal Charles had returned for his senior year, he might have been a first-round draft choice in 2009. Longhorns receiver Limas Sweed returned for his senior year, and he could be a No. 1 pick in a season that is considered mediocre for players at his position.

Eagles add McGee to their kicking corps
Philadelphia Inquirer
The Eagles brought in a competitor for Sav Rocca yesterday when they signed punter/kicker Richmond McGee to a three-year contract.

Other:

Inside Texas Blog
Inside Texas

Inside Scoop
Inside Texas

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News

Longhorns Blog
Houston Chronicle


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