Wednesday 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 Longhorn Football

Ohio State football: Nicol has learned to focus on team
Columbus Dispatch
Tight end accepts that he won't be piling up catches

Painful loss last season got Texas rolling in '08
Columbus Dispatch
The seeds for Texas' success this season were planted 12 months ago before a bowl game that meant more for 2008 than 2007.

Tressel's challenge
Columbus Dispatch
Buckeyes coach and his boss are still thinking positive, even in the wake of three big losses on the national stage

Other Football

Saban lands Coach of the Year honor
Houston Chronicle
Alabama savior also won award with LSU in '03

Horned Frogs slip past Broncos
Houston Chronicle
TCU's Joseph Turner dove into the end zone for the winning touchdown, and LaDainian Tomlinson went nuts on the sideline.

Why It Makes Sense to Mess with Texas
Husker Locker
Former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne never made many bones about it: The most significant recruit in his time as the head guy was a Texas kid, quarterback Turner Gill.

Final game means much to Mizzou QB
San Antonio Express News
Clad in a fitted graphic tee and sweats, Missouri senior quarterback Chase Daniel kicked back in the lobby of a downtown hotel waiting for his teammates Tuesday night.

Basketball

Longhorns answer bell, win in Madison 74-69
Burnt Orange Beat
The #9 Texas Longhorns had been in this position about a year ago. Texas lost to Michigan State a year ago and followed with a heartbreaking home loss to Wisconsin in which the Longhorns faltered down the stretch at the free throw line. This year, Abrams redeemed himself sinking two from the stripe to seal a big road victory.

Horns edge Badgers
Austin American-Statesman
A critical basket. A key block. A big rebound.

Other

Bevo Beat
Austin American-Statesman

Recruiting Blog
Dallas Morning News

Longhorns Blog
Houston Chronicle

Longhorn & College Football Blog
Barking Carnival


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