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 Inside Texas Podcast
The college football season is almost here. Inside Texas' Ross Lucksinger and Bill Frisbie discuss the biggest storylines heading into the 2008 season, both nationally and here in Austin. Plus, the Texas practices have been intense, but have they been too physical?

Is three a crowd? Maybe not, for Horns kickers and punters
Austin American-Statesman
Ryan Bailey is a senior. The former unknown walk-on now is the most accurate kicker in Texas history. His dramatic field goals have won two games over the last two seasons. And, if coach Mack Brown is to be believed, Bailey's starting job is on the line.

Video: Texas secondary lacks experience
Houston Chronicle
Deon Beasley on the Texas DBs

Texas' Brown finalizing depth chart for opener
Dallas Morning News
Texas plans to finalize its depth chart Monday for the opener against Florida Atlantic on Aug. 30.

Longhorns get look at expanded stadium
Dallas Morning News
The Longhorns scrimmaged Wednesday at Royal-Memorial Stadium, partly to expose them to the expansion of the north end zone.


UT recruit does not qualify
San Antonio Express-News
Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes said J'Covan Brown, a coveted recruit out of Port Arthur, will not enroll this fall because of academic reasons.

Academics force hoopster Brown out at Texas
Houston Chronicle
J'Covan Brown, a guard from Port Arthur Memorial who committed to play basketball at Texas, will not enroll in school for the fall semester because of academic reasons.

Texas basketball recruit not eligible for fall term
Dallas Morning News
Top basketball recruit J'Covan Brown, a guard from Port Arthur Memorial, won't attend Texas for the fall semester because of academic reasons, the school announced Thursday.


Former UT sprinter Hooker finishes fifth in 200
Houston Chronicle
Marshevet Hooker ran another personal best in the 200 meters Thursday night on the biggest track and field stage in the world, finishing fifth in the Olympics final.


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