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Means to an end
Austin American-Statesman
Orakpo biding his time to be great

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A Game Changer Left Unchanged by the Game
New York Times
Inside Texas contributor and New York Times writer Thayer Evans went to Lufkin to meet five-star defensive tackle and 2009 Texas target Jamarkus McFarland to talk with him about recruiting and more.

Scout's #1 Defensive End Trims List
Five-star defensive end Devon Kennard narrows his list of schools to five. brings you the details first.

Five-Star Receiver Staying Busy
Kendall Kelly, five-star wide receiver from Gadsden (Ala.) City, is ranked as the top player in the state ahead of teammate and five-star cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick. Kelly has received offers from coast-to-coast and has taken a few visits. He talked with about his summer activities.


Former UT decathlete Hardee aims for Beijing
Austin American-Statesman
To most athletes, making the U.S. Olympic team is the dream of a lifetime. Decathlete Trey Hardee, however, hasn't been dreaming all that long. Hardee, 24, didn't find his sport so much as it found him after he entered college, but now that he's finally recovered from injury, the once pedestrian pole vaulter has a realistic shot of making the United States' squad in track and field's most demanding event.

UT's Hooker off to fast start
Associated Press
NCAA champion blisters field during qualifying in 100


More mature Williams embracing football
Austin American-Statesman
Ricky Williams finally wants to play football.

Augustin eager to become a proven point
San Antonio Express-News
From building a new life after Hurricane Katrina forced his family from its home, to overcoming his lack of size to become a lottery selection of the Charlotte Bobcats, ex-Texas point guard D.J. Augustin has spent his entire life meeting challenges.


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