Friday Longhorn Sports Page

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.


The Burnt Orange Crystal Ball
We're less than three weeks from the start of August Camp, so Inside Texas lead writer Bill Frisbie takes a look into the 'ol Burnt Orange Crystal Ball to forecast the 2008 college football season.

Longhorns Must Show Fire
Texas has always had enough talent to be in the national title chase, but it hasn't exactly had a mean streak in the Mack Brown era. That might change going into this year thanks to new defensive coordinator Will Muschamp leading Roy Miller and the Longhorn D. Pete Fiutak of College Football News previews the 2008 Longhorns' season.

New role allows UT's Rucker to keep pulse of the Longhorns
San Antonio Express-News
For three decades, Rucker, 56, has coached football — the last three years as UT's running backs coach. This season will mark his first in a position that engages both Rucker's hard and soft sides, as the Longhorns' director of high school relations and player development.

Football Recruiting

John Harris Video Interview
Naaman Forest wide receiver John Harris has been identified as one of the very best recruits for the 2010 recruiting class, and while it is still a little early in the process it is looking a traditional battle between Oklahoma and Texas could unwrap.


Ricky could be best player on Fins' roster
Miami Herald
Ricky Williams looked every bit the best player on the field the last time the Dolphins were together for one of their offseason practices. He ran with authority, he showed quickness, and he never let himself shift out of top gear, even in drills that didn't mean much.


Burnt Orange Glasses: Damn Wedding, Part Duh
In his political and pop-culture infused off-beat commentary, columnist Jeff Conner provides the thrilling conclusion to the story of his trip to College Station and the aftermath of the 'Damn Wedding.'

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