Friday 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

Texas unsuccessful in effort to beef up non-conference schedule
Austin American Statesman
Texas' nonconference football schedule is booked up through the 2014 season, but the Longhorns recently considered a change in this year's slate with a potential date against Wisconsin and will explore the possibility of playing Notre Dame again, a Texas school official said Wednesday.  

Other Football

Heisman winner Bradford will stay at Oklahoma
Austin American Statesman
Sooners also have 3 other top players decided to remain in school.

USC's Sanchez will give pros a shot
Houston Chronicle
Mark Sanchez made his own call. Coming off a record-setting Rose Bowl, the Southern California quarterback will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft — going against the advice of coach Pete Carroll.

Sherman sees big things ahead for Ags
Houston Chronicle
Players advised on just how unacceptable 4-8 mark is

Texas Longhorn Basketball

Texas coach Rick Barnes tinkering with lineup
Fort Worth Star Telegram
New lineup at Texas

UT seeks steady post play
San Antonio Express News
Ashley Gayle actually yelled at her free throw the other night. Or maybe she was yelling at the basket, or possibly even herself. It's likely that Gayle, a freshman center for the Texas women's basketball team, doesn't even know. She's an emotional player, and those emotions sometimes become audible — Gayle just isn't sure when that's going to happen.

NCAA lowers age limit of basketball prospects to 7th grade
Dallas Morning News
Giving in to the young-and-younger movement in college basketball recruiting, the NCAA has decreed that seventh-graders are officially classified as prospects.


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