Monday 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

Tim Tebow's terrific but ...
Austin American Statesman
Thoughts on the Gators, coaching reputations and the missing Horns.

College football '09 starts with Florida, Texas
Austin American Statesman
Return of Tebow, McCoy make champion Gators, Longhorns favorites.

Value of all-around players high in college football
Fort Worth Star Telegram
They are easy to spot, but not because of where they're playing. It's because they are always on the field.

Other Football

Tebow will lead the Gators again
Houston Chronicle
Tim Tebow is coming back. The Florida quarterback told a crowd celebrating the school's latest national title Sunday he wants to lead the Gators to another championship.

Boston College fires coach who sought NFL job
Houston Chronicle
Boston College fired Jeff Jagodzinski on Wednesday, days after he was warned of dismissal if he interviewed for the coaching job with the New York Jets.


Myck Kabongo is a Longhorn
Burnt Orange Beat
The Texas basketball program has been on a recruiting roll since March rivaled by only two or three teams in college basketball. On Monday, the roll continued as St. Benedict Prep and Grassroots AAU point guard Myck Kabongo committed to Texas Head Coach Rick Barnes. Kabongo, a sophomore, is one of the top prospects in the 2011 class and joins junior teammate Tristan Thompson as future Longhorns.

Texas faces Big Monday challenge at OU
Burnt Orange Beat
The #9 Texas Longhorns will face their first road test in Big 12 play Monday night at 8pm on ESPN in Norman, OK against the #6 Oklahoma Sooners. The battled tested Longhorns recently played in a fired up Bud Walton Arena against Arkansas, but this time the game will take on a much more important meaning in the Big 12 race.

UT players prepare to face OU's golden Griffin
Austin American-Statesman
Sooners star provides a tough challenge

Longhorns improving from inside
Austin American-Statesman
What happened to that Texas team that depended so much on A.J. Abrams making three-pointers to win games?


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