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Football

Defense Isn't 'Mucking' Around
InsideTexas.com
The 2008 Texas defense is hard-hitting, fast and focused. At least that's what junior linebacker Roddrick Muckelroy says. On Monday, 'Muck' talked about the change in attitude he and his fellow defenders have gone through, the leadership role he's taken and more.

Backfield draws a sizable crowd for Longhorns
Austin American-Statesman
McGee, Whittaker, Ogbonnaya each have different strengths, which will give them all playing time this fall.

Longhorns football notebook
Austin American-Statesman

Texas Longhorns' Muschamp isn't pulling any punches
Dallas Morning News
New defensive coordinator Will Muschamp brought a reputation with him, one reinforced by a collection of YouTube clips. So far, he has been as advertised, players say.

No. 10: Chris Dufresne's top 25 rankings countdown
Los Angeles Times
Texas appears stocked for a run at a BCS bowl game, but only if it can hold its own in a tough Big 12.

FAU opener gives TE Housler chance to play in home state
Palm Beach Post
When Florida Atlantic tight end Rob Housler learned that last year's starter would miss this season because of a knee injury, he knew this would be an important training camp. Housler also knew that he would need extra tickets for the Owls' opener at Texas on Aug. 30. When FAU faces the No. 11 Longhorns, Housler, one of just seven out-of-state players on the Owls' roster, will be coming home.

Hoops recruiting

Rankings Week: Class of 2011
InsideTexas.com
Tony Wroten leads a talented group of 2011 prospects. This first edition of the Scout.com Top 10 is highlighted by Wroten and wings Michael Gilchrist and LaQuinton Ross.

Alumni

Pats like what they see in Thomas -- they just want to see more of him
Austin American-Statesman
By all accounts, David Thomas is the perfect Patriot. Or he could be, if he could ever stay on the field long enough.

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