Tuesday 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 Basketball

Longhorns look to big man to emerge from slump
San Antonio Express News
These days, the Texas Longhorns' confidence is in the throes of a recession. And that makes Dexter Pittman the basketball equivalent of the guy who gets a promotion even as his company cuts back.

Texas' Barnes: Balbay will get more playing time
Austin American-Statesman
Guard Dogus Balbay will continue to get more playing time, coach Rick Barnes said Monday.

Texas Longhorn Football

Horns already have 10 pledges for 2010, including another McCoy
Austin American-Statesman
The perfect 10? Calling Texas' first 10 commitments for the 2010 high school football class perfect may be a bit of a stretch, but it's the beginning of a perfect storm for the Longhorns when it comes to recruiting.

Monday's Recruiting Recap
Burnt Orange Beat
The beginning of the 2010 recruiting class has been fast and furious, so we understand if you are falling behind. There are ten commitments in the books thus far, and another ten offers have been extended. Burnt Orange Beat summarizes the first ten Texas Longhorn commitments for you and where we go from here. A

Other Football

Documents suggest Texas Tech's Leach has turned down interviews
Dallas Morning News
Though Mike Leach's loyalty has been an issue in his stalled contract negotiations, documents obtained Monday from the International Marketing Group suggest that those concerns may be overstated.


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