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Oklahoma's Bradford beats out Texas' McCoy for Heisman
Austin American Statesman
Oklahoma's Sam Bradford claimed the Heisman Trophy on Saturday, edging Texas' Colt McCoy by the narrowest winning margin in seven seasons.

Gene Chizik 'back home'
The Press-Register
Gene Chizik departed Ames, Iowa, in an Auburn University jet Sunday afternoon, leaving memories of two dismal seasons at an Iowa State football program consistently among the bottom of the Big 12.

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College football stars also talk a good game
Fort Worth Star Telegram
They don't always have to be serious. Some of college football's best players got the chance to show a different side of themselves recently at the Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards at the Walt Disney World Resort. They shared their thoughts on everything from a playoff in college football to old-school rap groups and great restaurants every fan should experience in their towns.

Michigan grants release for former Cy-Fair RB McGuffie
Houston Chronicle
Sam McGuffie is coming home. Or at least closer to home. McGuffie, a touted running back from Cy-Fair High, has been granted his release from the University of Michigan.

Harrell, Leach tour White House
Lubbock Avalanche Journal
While other quarterbacks were keeping their fingers crossed Saturday for their chance at the Heisman Trophy, Texas Tech's Graham Harrell was at the White House meeting the president.


Texas women get big win over Tennessee
Austin American Statesman
For the record, Texas defeated defending national champion Tennessee 73-59 Sunday at the Erwin Center, but the most pivotal score in Gail Goestenkors' eyes was 52-41.

Nash sisters helping UT inside
San Antonio Express News
The Texas Longhorns needed an early lift in their victory last month against ranked Old Dominion, and sisters Kat and Kristen Nash helped provide it with an exchange that was so subtle few probably noticed or remembered.


Texas beats Iowa State to reach volleyball Final Four
Houston Chronicle
Iowa State matched the Longhorns' energy to start the match, even building a three-point advantage at 16-13. But six consecutive points helped UT capture the set.

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