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Texas Kicks-Off Practice Monday
It won't be a true two-a-day, but Texas begins its 2008 preseason at Frank Denius Fields Monday by splitting returning veterans and incoming freshmen into separate practice groups.

Monroe to WR; Roberson to LB
Speedy freshman D.J. Monroe, the Offensive MVP of the 2008 Texas High School Coaches Association All-Stars Game, will begin his collegiate career at WR, Longhorn coach Mack Brown said. Meanwhile, freshman Ryan Roberson will begin at linebacker when the 2008 preseason begins Monday.

McCoy-Chiles: A 'Package' Deal
Sophomore John Chiles will be on the field at the same time as two-year starter Colt McCoy, coach Mack Brown said Sunday -- and it won't be at wide receiver.

After the Boys of Summer Have Gone
In his political and pop-culture infused off-beat commentary, columnist Jeff Conner writes on washing away the sins of the past and the fresh, new promise that the start of two-a-days brings.

Bohls: My No. 1? No reason to doubt Ohio State
Austin American-Statesman
If my initial Top 25 Associated Press ballot is correct — and it probably isn't — old standby Ohio State will be playing in its third straight national championship game come January. That's the bad news for all you Buckeyes-haters.

8 keys to success in 2008
Austin American-Statesman
For Texas, the journey to success starts here.

Big 12's presence felt in initial poll
Dallas Morning News
So much for suspense. Georgia claimed the top spot Friday in the first USA Today coaches poll this season, a result that became predictable in the aftermath of a huge Sugar Bowl win over Hawaii in January.

UT's early focus is on its offense
San Antonio Express-News
Players reported to campus on Sunday and fall practice kicks off at 6 a.m. this morning with a plain message for the Longhorns — there's work to be done, on each side of the ball.

Horns hope to stay on bowl roll
San Antonio Express-News
When the dust finally settled on 2007, when Texas was done running circles around Arizona State in the Holiday Bowl, all the Longhorns wanted to talk about was today.


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