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

Patrick Nkwopara: Walking Tall
Inside Texas
When Patrick Nkwopara came to Austin for a junior day back in February, he didn't have an offer from any Division I school. But that didn't stop the Longhorns from offering the 5-10, 205-pound SGP linebacker, who committed on the spot. Inside Texas traveled to South Grand Prairie High School and talked with both Nkwopara and his head coach, Rob Davies.

Baseball

Texas adds doubleheader to schedule
Austin American-Statesman
The Texas baseball team has added a doubleheader against Alabama A&M on Wednesday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

Alumni

The Inside Texas Podcast
Inside Texas
On this episode of the Inside Texas Podcast, Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger and Clendon Ross discuss the fallout from the Cedric Benson arrest and what this means for the perception of UT as a whole. Plus, the baseball team is back on track, but how far can it advance if it makes the post-season? Also, could this year's Texas basketball team actually be better than last year's?

Benson hires new lawyer, will fight charges
Austin American-Statesman
Ex-Longhorns running back Cedric Benson is stepping up his defense against charges of boating while intoxicated and resisting arrest, hiring a new lawyer in Austin.

GM Bob Watson says Roger Clemens not welcome on Olympic team
Associated Press
Roger Clemens isn't welcome on the U.S. Olympic baseball team. U.S. general manager Bob Watson said Wednesday that he isn't considering the 45-year-old right-hander for his roster for the Beijing Games.

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