Saturday Ripped from the Sports Pages

Stay up to date on all things Longhorn with a stop at Burnt Orange Beat's Ripped from the Sports Page, with links to the latest news and opinion articles on UT football, basketball, baseball, recruiting and other sports from around the web.

Texas vs. Kansas Gameday

Scouting the Opponent: Kansas Jayhawks
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat spoke with Kevin Flaherty of Phog.net and Jayhawk Illustrated to get his thoughts on the clash, and what he thinks are the pivotal parts of the game.

Senior Day in Lawrence
PHOG.net
After four of the most successful seasons in KU football history, 18 Jayhawk seniors will play their final home game this Saturday against Texas.

Looking back, looking forward
Austin American-Statesman
Halliburton: 2004 game helped boost Texas to its first BCS bowl; now it needs a win to reach another.

KIRK BOHLS: The North shall rise again - but not today
Austin American-Statesman
With a most irregular regular season winding down to a dramatic conclusion, there remains one constant in the Big 12. No, not Mark Mangino's caloric intake. It's the powerhouse South Division, which continues to throw its weight around.

Longhorn Injury Report for Kansas Game
Austin American-Statesman

KU still has faith in quarterback Reesing
Kansas City Star
Around here, there's still a feeling that Todd Reesing is capable of anything.

KU Texas Preview
Kansas City Star

Mangino's post-Texas tirade in 2004 helped revive KU
Kansas City Star
Nick Reid will be watching on Saturday. The former KU linebacker is living in Wichita, working construction for his father's company and just bought his first home. His future is unfolding in front of him, but way too often, Reid's mind veers to the past, to a missed tackle and a missed opportunity for the KU program he helped build from the ground up.

Gameday Preview
Daily Kansan
Get ready for Saturday's game against the Longhorns.



Other Football

With Big 12 South, BCS could go in many directions
Dallas Morning News
In the greatest of Big 12 football seasons, and one of the best ever to involve any permutations of the old Southwest Conference and Big Eight, you should almost expect a calamitous finish.

Big 12 Notebook: Coaches may help decide South rep off the field
Houston Chronicle

Leach, Brown vote in poll that's used in tiebreaker. Stoops does not.



Basketball

Texas Thumps Stetson in Opener 68-38
Burnt Orange Beat
Texas opens its season with impressive win on Friday night in the Frank Erwin Center

Frontcourt Hoops Preview
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat previews the season by looking at the big men.

Backcourt Hoops Preview
Burnt Orange Beat
Burnt Orange Beat previews the season by looking at the backcourt group that is looking to replace D.J. Augustin.

Longhorns Ink Nation's #2 Basketball Class
Burnt Orange Beat
The Texas Longhorn basketball program inked their highest ranked recruiting class to date. The three man class of Avery Bradley, Jordan Hamilton and Shawn Williams has garnered national attention since early October, and today the letters of intent have been signed and faxed. The Longhorns are getting three talented wing prospects that mesh together with different skill sets to form a great trio.

No. 7 UT men takes out Stetson in season opener
Houston Chronicle

It didn't take long for Rick Barnes to find someone to take control his basketball team.



Other

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News

Longhorns Blog
Houston Chronicle


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