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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

Eddrick Loften Talks Recruiting
InsideTexas.com
If you want to know just how good Irving Nimitz safety Eddrick Loften really is, all you have to do is ask his head coach, Steve Hohenberger. Hohenberger called Loften the best he had ever coached and even went as far to say that he was better than former Texas Longhorn Michael Huff. IT caught up with Loften to talk recruiting.

2009 Central Texas Top 100: Summer Edition
InsideTexas.com
It has been said time and again how deep the 2009 recruiting group is in the state of Texas and Central Texas is a great example of that as many of the state's top prospects are from the region. In this latest ranking, it shows that some big time schools are dipping into the Centex talent pool this year.

Basketball

Augustin's skills set him apart in NBA draft
Austin American-Statesman
Augustin, the former Longhorn, will likely be the top natural point guard available in the sixth slot. The highest-rated one in the draft, Derrick Rose of Memphis, will be gone by then.

Other:

Manzano, Hernandez prepared for physical, mental challenges at Olympic Track Trials
Austin American-Statesman
In their respective track events, Leo Manzano and Jacob Hernandez are the best the college ranks have to offer. But what the University of Texas runners will face this week isn't exactly the equivalent of ivy-covered walls. It's more like a brick wall.

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