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Muschamp has big plans for Longhorns' defense
San Antonio Express-News
The Will Muschamp Internet Legend abides with a power capable of winning over even the harshest critic. Muschamp, Texas' new defensive coordinator, was in town Monday speaking with the San Antonio Quarterback Club when he was approached by an outstretched hand ready for a hearty shake. "I'm a big fan of yours," the gentleman told Muschamp, "and I'm an Aggie."

Football recruiting

Hard-Hitting 2010 Linebacker Camping at Texas
He was only a sophomore on the varsity, but Round Rock McNeil's Kurt Killens has managed to build himself a reputation as a big-time hitter. His exploits on the field have already garnered interest from schools across the country for the 6-3, 205-pound linebacker, including from a university just down the road: Texas.


Burnt Orange Glasses: Synonyms for 'Drunk'
In his political and pop-culture infused off-beat commentary, Jeff Conner has a potential explanation for the Horns' premature exit from the Rice Regional.

Garrido, Horns expect to reload for 2009
Austin American-Statesman
Much of this year's team will return, including the infield and top pitcher Chance Ruffin.

Richard Linklater's 'Inning by Inning' follows coach Augie Garrido
Austin American-Statesman
By now, it won't come as a shock to Richard Linklater's fans that — after making everything from avant-garde narratives to studio comedies, animation to agit-prop — the Austin filmmaker has blazed yet another cinematic path by directing a feature-length documentary. Still, they might be surprised to see that his debut doc is not an exploration of obscure philosophies or a Chris Marker-style rumination, but a straight-ahead, sports-nut portrait of Augie Garrido, the University of Texas baseball guru who's the winningest coach in NCAA Division I history. A TV doc for ESPN, no less: "Inning By Inning: A Portrait of a Coach," which pitches a special red-carpet screening 7 p.m. tonight at the Paramount before its June 15 television debut.


Augustin hires agent
Austin American-Statesman
You can officially refer to D.J. Augustin as a former Longhorn. Augustin has hired an agent, Thaddeus Foucher of the Wasserman Media Group that is headed by Arn Tellem. Players who hire agents are no longer eligible for college basketball.


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