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Football

The Inside Texas Podcast
InsideTexas.com
The trash talking has already begun. On this episode of the podcast, Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger and Bill Frisbie discuss FAU head coach Howard Schnellenberger's controversial comments about Texas and if the statements have any merit. Plus, Bill talks about his conversation with the actor who will portray Darrell Royal in an upcoming film, a film that does not paint Texas in a positive light.

Horns linebackers eager to repair reputation
Austin American-Statesman
There's Sergio Kindle, the high school All-American who everybody thought would be the next big thing at Texas. There's Roddrick Muckelroy, the guy fans have been clamoring for the past two years who's turning heads this preseason. There's Rashad Bobino, an experienced senior who started as a freshman on the 2005 national championship team. Then there's the coach: defensive coordinator Will Muschamp, whose specialty might be the way he uses the middle of his defense. When it comes to the Texas linebackers, it's all there. The talent. The experience. The coaching. The question is whether it will come together for a school that hasn't exactly been known as Linebacker U lately.

Young will have jersey retired at season opener
Austin American-Statesman
Texas will retire No. 10 — the number Vince Young made famous — during a ceremony in conjunction with the Longhorns' season opener against Florida Atlantic on Aug. 30.

Schnellenberger clarifies tough remarks
Austin American-Statesman
So is Texas soft or not? On Thursday, Florida Atlantic coach Howard Schnellenberger tried to clarify his bulletin-board remarks that set off Texas fans the day before.

UT's McCoy shows off scrambling skills
San Antonio Express-News
Texas quarterback Colt McCoy ever so quietly rushed for 492 yards last season. That dramatic comeback victory at Oklahoma State and that hold-on-to-your-seats scoring fest against Texas Tech were both keyed, in large part, by McCoy's legs. But apparently McCoy's efforts were so quiet, his own defense didn't take much notice, until now.

Football recruiting

Lucky Seven
InsideTexas.com
Jarvis Jones, Scout.com four-star strongside linebacker from Columbus-Carver, (Ga.), has been focused on the upcoming season and not been on any recent visits. Jones has trimmed a list of favorites to seven schools ranging from coast-to-coast.

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Longhorns in Thursday's Olympic action
Daily Texan

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