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Football Recruiting

The Summer Visits Continue for Kirkpatrick
Five-star cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick of Gadsden, Ala. is up to about 40 offers, including one from the Texas Longhorns, and has been all over the country. Kirkpatrick talks about his visit to Texas, the rest of the schools he's been to, what schools he'd still like to see and more.


A crossroads season for Horns QBs past and present
Austin American-Statesman
VY talks retirement, Snead emerges as a starter, Simms wants out of Tampa Bay and McCoy looking for a season rebound.

In Williamson County, McNeil's Williams shined brightest
Austin American-Statesman
Six months after being named the top recruit in the American-Statesman's Fabulous 55 list of the state's top football recruits, Aaron Williams tops the list of the top high school athletes in Williamson County for the 2007-08 school year.


Kevin Durant Just Wishes to Play Basketball
Sporting News
It's getting way too easy, and boring, to attack the Oklahoma City franchise. So when I first heard the Kevin Durant was playing with the summer league team, I really, really didn't want to just chalk it up to incompetence on some novice's part.


Former major leaguer now managing HEB Pharmacy
Cy-Fair Sun
If you were to walk up to the pharmacy counter at the new HEB store at Barker-Cypress road and 290, you'd never guess that the man handing you your medicine used to whiz fastballs past major league hitters.


Volleyball coach Jerritt Elliot hauls in No. 2 class for third straight year
Daily Texan
Jerritt Elliot has done it again. For the third straight year, Texas has landed the second-best recruiting class in the country, according to


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