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

Jackson Jeffcoat: Big Shoes to Fill
Inside Texas
If you are a football fan living in the state of Texas, Jeffcoat is a name that should definitely ring a bell. After all, defensive end Jim Jeffcoat did help lead the Dallas Cowboys to two Super Bowl victories in the early 90's. His son, Jackson, is following in his footsteps and will be a big time recruit in the class of 2010.

Football

The Inside Texas Podcast
Inside Texas
The BCS has come down with a verdict...still no playoffs. Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger and Bill Frisbie talk about the conference commissioners' decision to keep the BCS system through 2014. Plus, is the Texas baseball team on the right track? This past weekend was the NFL Draft, why were no Longhorns selected in the first round? And what are the Tennessee Titans doing?

Officials reject football playoff proposal
Associated Press
Even a four-team playoff scenario was too much for the BCS.

Basketball Recruiting

Witherspoon Set to Announce on Thursday
Inside Texas
Guard J'Covan Brown has signed his Letter of Intent to play for Texas, but will he be the only member of the Rick Barnes' 2008 recruiting class? Wesley Witherspoon is set to announce where he's headed on Thursday. The 6-foot-7 small forward is down to four schools and Texas is one of them.

Alumni

Pittman to join San Diego as free agent
Austin American-Statesman
Receiver Billy Pittman has become the fifth undrafted former Longhorn to sign a free-agent deal, agreeing to a contract with San Diego.

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