Thursday 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

Finally: Barnes pleased with Horns' efforts vs. Cowboys
Austin American-Statesman
So many times during 22 seasons as a head coach, Rick Barnes has watched players learn proper habits and technique in practice and then forget it all during games.

Texas women hang on to beat Kansas
Austin American-Statesman
Texas owned a comfortable lead against Kansas on Wednesday night, building a near effortless 15-point advantage by halftime.

Texas Longhorn Football

UT regents approve new deal for Muschamp
Austin American-Statesman
University of Texas System regents unanimously approved a new compensation package for Will Muschamp on Wednesday that will pay him $900,000 as the Longhorns' defensive coordinator and at least $2 million when he succeeds Mack Brown as head coach.

Other Football

SMU releases nine football players for rules violations
Dallas Morning News
Nine SMU football players were notified Tuesday by the coaching staff they had been released from the program for violating team rules or school policy.

No doubt Michael Crabtree is fast enough for the NFL
Fort Worth Star Telegram
Cornerbacks have talked a lot of trash to Michael Crabtree over the years. They've called him every name in the book.


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