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Texas is a team waiting to get exposed this year
The Sporting News
Florida State leads the list of overrated; Texas Tech is there, too.

Football recruiting

Holmes Onwukaife: 'I Was in Awe'
Holmes Onwukaife is one of the top athletes in the state of Texas for the class of 2010 and on Sunday the Cedar Park defensive end had a chance to make an impression on Longhorn coaches at a Texas summer camp. However, it seems Texas also made an impression on him.

Mason Walters: Impressive at Camp
Wolfforth Frenship offensive lineman Mason Walters isn't rated as a five-star prospect for nothing and he proved that in camp on Sunday. Fellow commitments and even 2010 prospects raved about his ability during drills. IT caught up with Walters to get his thoughts on his camp experience.


Chicago cuts Benson after latest arrest
Austin American-Statesman
Former Longhorn running back is released after second alcohol-related arrest in five weeks.

Time for Benson to start helping himself
Austin American-Statesman
Cedric Benson has issues. Is being the biggest draft bust from Texas since Mike Williams an issue? Yeah, it became an issue Monday when Benson was fired by the Chicago Bears after his second arrest — but not his biggest arrest — during the last five weeks. What about fizzling out in Chicago after three mediocre seasons? Huge issue, but it's running second to his legal problems. So what problem is bigger than his ordinary NFL performances and the local court systems? That's an easy one: The former Longhorn's judgment is his biggest problem.

Bears' Benson didn't understand the team concept
Dallas Morning News
Cedric Benson chose the days leading up to the 2003 season at Texas to say he didn't feel respected by his teammates and coaches at UT during a 1,293-yard rushing season in 2002. The timing couldn't have been worse. Here was a new team starting a new season. But that was Benson. He never seemed to get the team concept.


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