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Texas Longhorn Football

Texas earns own kind of style points by choosing class over cutthroat
CBS Sportsline
Note to the American Football Coaches Association Division I-A voting members: When you open your sports section, check the Internet or watch Saturday's highlights, remember that fellow voter Mack Brown played it straight here on Saturday. He was a gentleman, coached the game the way it should be coached. The score says 35-7, Texas over Kansas. Maybe not overly impressive in stark agate of the Sunday paper, but it could have been worse. Much worse.

Longhorns, Aggies only 11 days away
Victoria Advocate
A&M has a chance to ruin Texas' season on Turkey Day

KIRK BOHLS Commentary
Austin American-Statesman
Ten things we learned from a weekend of sports

Longhorn Notebook
Austin American-Statesman
Alan Trubow's notebook which includes updates on Blake Gideon, Roy Miller, Chykie Brown, and Fozzy Whittaker

Other Football

Texas Tech gets chance to disappoint the doubters again
Dallas Morning News
Apparently, it's easier to impress a computer than Barry Switzer. As Fox unveiled the Bowl Championship Series standings Sunday, Switzer quickly analyzed Texas Tech's game Saturday against Oklahoma. You know, the contest that's expected to crystallize the Big 12 South and half of the national championship picture; the one that's drawing ESPN's College GameDay to Norman.

Texas Tech trying to maintain focus for Oklahoma
Fort Worth Star Telegram
It is tempting, even as an outsider, to spend idle moments wondering where Texas Tech's magic carpet ride will carry the Red Raiders by the end of the 2008 football season.

Expect controversy if OU beats Tech
San Antonio Express News
Bob Stoops still has five days to figure out how to slow down the most feared offense in college football. It's not the easiest duty he has. But at least he considers himself somewhat qualified to undertake it.

College Football Awards Watch
Dallas Morning News
Top Five for the Heisman, Doak Walker, and Davey O'Brien

Kendall Hunter's injury worse than believed?
The Oklahoman
On his Sunday afternoon media conference call, Gundy said the injury was first believed to be a quadriceps contusion, but "now it doesn't look like it's that."

Best Photos from College Football Week 12
Fox Sports


Five Pressing Questions Facing the Longhorns
Austin American Statesman

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.


Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News

Longhorns Blog
Houston Chronicle

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