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 Basketball

Sharpshooter Abrams used to gathering an entourage
San Antonio Express
There are times when the thought at least crosses A.J. Abrams' mind.

Johnson hopes to return against Kansas
Austin American-Statesman
Gary Johnson, missing from the Texas basketball lineup for the past three games with a sprained left ankle, said his condition has improved enough for him to have hope of a return when the Longhorns play at Kansas on Saturday.

Scenarios for spots in the Big 12 men's tournament
Dallas Morning News
Regardless of what strangeness happens this weekend, Kansas will be the top seed in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Championship.

Texas Longhorn Baseball

Green big part of Longhorn pitching staff
Austin American-Statesman
Travis Tucker looked straight into the eyes of his pitcher and spoke without concern.

Looking at the Stanford Series
Burnt Orange Beat
Jason Cole breaks down the Cardinal before this weekend's three-game series in Palo Alto, CA

Other Basketball & Football

Coker to be named UTSA football coach
Houston Chronicle (via SAEN)
Former University of Miami football coach Larry Coker, who guided the Hurricanes to the 2001 BCS national championship, will be introduced as UTSA's first coach Friday, a source said Wednesday night.


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